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Featured Santa Barbara Romantic Hotels

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Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (503 reviews)
Amazing get away. People both hotel and restaurant staff were excellent and amazing.
  16 Nov 2017

£375

£375
Belmond El Encanto

Belmond El Encanto

800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (237 reviews)
Lovely Experience Spent a few nights this week at the hotel.  Lovely staff, wonderful grounds, great room, and excellent service from the hotel, spa, and restaurant staff.   I travel to Santa Barbara regularly and will stay here again without a doubt.
  22 Sep 2017

£274

£274
Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant

Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant

409 First Street, Solvang
3.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (198 reviews)
Lovely and charming, as always! Thank you, Mirabelle, for always being consistent. We so love our stays here.
  10 Oct 2017

£137

£137
Hadsten House

Hadsten House

1450 Mission Dr, Solvang
3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (2,079 reviews)
Nice hotelLoved the hotel staff. They were very helpful and polite! The restaurant was great and do was the staff. Room were very clean and upgraded. Had a great experience overall.
  18 Nov 2017

£87

£87
Santa Ynez Inn, Luxury Boutique Hotel

Santa Ynez Inn, Luxury Boutique Hotel

3627 Sagunto Street, Santa Ynez
4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (217 reviews)
overall good Nice victorian style hotel in a small town. Room is clean, and spacious. Staffs are friendly. The only part of improvement needed is the meal, although the breakfast is complimentary, the options are very limited, too many sweet, unhealthy, and high carb items.
  22 Aug 2017

£204

£204
Ballard Inn & Gathering Table

Ballard Inn & Gathering Table

2436 Baseline Avenue, Solvang
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (44 reviews)
Excellent hotel/B&B in the wine countryWe loved it! Our room was perfect...great fireplace. The wine and cheese in the afternoon as well as the breakfast are included and they are excellent. We also ate dinner at their restaurant and truly enjoyed...oysters on the half shell an steak was excellent along with a glass of the local wine. ...
  30 Aug 2017

£148

£148
Fess Parker Wine Country Inn

Fess Parker Wine Country Inn

2860 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (230 reviews)
Lovely hotel in Los Olivos.The room was large, extremely comfortable and very clean. We enjoyed dinner that evening and breakfast the following morning at the hotel’s restaurant, The Bear and Star
  9 Nov 2017

£207

£207
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (778 reviews)
Easy place to go from Los Angeles Always great place to get away. We have been here several times.
  13 Nov 2017

£325

£325
Kimpton Canary Hotel

Kimpton Canary Hotel

31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (907 reviews)
Nice hotel, with professional staff. Would stay again...
  28 Oct 2017

£210

£210
Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

905 Country Club Rd, Ojai
5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (636 reviews)
Great spaOjai was one of the nicest experiences I’ve had at a spa and the adjoining town was great. Room was beautiful overlooking the golf course, room was spacious, facilities were great
  13 Oct 2017

£274

£274
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Pocket Guide: Romantic Hotels Hotels in Santa Barbara

A city brimming with Spanish mission-style architecture, wide sandy beaches and a top-notch dining scene, Santa Barbara is a popular destination for romantic weekends away. Often known as the American Riviera, thanks to its year-round sunshine and Mediterranean climate, Santa Barbara is a great place to stay for a romantic escape.

Romantic Hotels in Santa Barbara

The quality and quantity of Santa Barbara's accommodation is particularly high. Choose from swanky five-star beach resorts in the chic suburb of Montecito, or head out to the foothills of the Santa Ynez mountains and book a room in a romantic luxury ranch.

For upscale inns in Victorian-style mansions or quirky haciendas, head to downtown Santa Barbara, where you'll find several romantic places to stay within easy reach of the city's main attractions. Many four- and five-star hotels in and around Santa Barbara feature full-service spas, fine-dining restaurants and infinity pools, perfect for a romantic weekend away.

Stay near Santa Barbara's Arts and Culture Scene

Book a hotel near State Street downtown and you'll be within easy reach of the Mission Santa Barbara, an 18th-century church with a fascinating mission-era museum and Chumash art gallery. Or head to the stylish suburb of Montecito - home to Santa Barbara's celebrity set - and visit Lotusland, the quirky botanical gardens of Madame Ganna Walska, an eccentric Polish opera singer.

Romantic Stays in Santa Barbara Wine Country

Santa Barbara County is renowned for its many vineyards and produces some excellent Californian vintages. Book a hotel in the Santa Ynez Valley, 30 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, and stay in one of its five charming small towns including Solvang, which has a long Danish heritage, or Los Olivos, known for its vineyards and horse ranches.

Santa Barbara's Gastro Scene

After a day on the beach or exploring Santa Barbara's attractions, head back to your romantic hotel for Champagne on the terrace before heading downtown for dinner at one of the upmarket SoCal restaurants just off State Street.

From sprawling ranches in the hills to luxury beachfront resorts, use Expedia to find the best deals on romantic hotels for your next Santa Barbara getaway.