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Castillo Inn at the Beach

Castillo Inn at the Beach

22 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 hours ago
8 others viewing this property now
4.4 out of 5 (1,526 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. ...

£76

£76
Hotel Californian

Hotel Californian

36 State Street, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 10 hours ago
2 others viewing this property now
4.6 out of 5 (21 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Ty Warner Sea Center, Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Santa Barbara ...

£244

£244
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 4 hours ago
3 others viewing this property now
3.9 out of 5 (3,334 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre and within 1 mi (2 km) of Ty Warner Sea Center and Presidio Santa Barbara. Santa ...

£108

£108
West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel

West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel

306 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 11 hours ago
1 others viewing this property now
4.3 out of 5 (1,404 reviews)

With direct access to the beach, this Santa Barbara Beach hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara ...

£129

£129
Harbor House Inn

Harbor House Inn

104 Bath Street, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 3 days ago
2 others viewing this property now
4.6 out of 5 (447 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum and Presidio Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara County Courthouse ...

£106

£106
The Eagle Inn

The Eagle Inn

232 Natoma Avenue, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 20 hours ago
3 others viewing this property now
4.5 out of 5 (537 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum and Presidio Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara County ...

£119

£119
Best Western Beachside Inn

Best Western Beachside Inn

336 W. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 10 hours ago
1 others viewing this property now
3.8 out of 5 (824 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. ...

£95

£95
Mason Beach Inn

Mason Beach Inn

324 W. Mason Street, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 9 hours ago
4.1 out of 5 (355 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. ...

£95

£95
Franciscan Inn

Franciscan Inn

109 Bath Street, Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 12 hours ago
1 others viewing this property now
4.1 out of 5 (54 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum and Presidio Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara County Courthouse ...

£88

£88
Casa Del Mar Inn B&B

Casa Del Mar Inn B&B

18 Bath Street, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 17 hours ago
1 others viewing this property now
4.0 out of 5 (361 reviews)

Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum and Presidio Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara County ...

£94

£94

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Pocket Guide: Santa Barbara West Beach Hotels

Perched across the street from Santa Barbara Harbour, West Beach is one of Santa Barbara's most frequented stretches of sand. Sandwiched between East Beach and Santa Barbara Harbour, it’s a short walk from both historic Stearns Wharf and downtown’s bustling State Street. Like its neighbour, East Beach, West Beach is well-equipped with public showers, volleyball courts and beachfront cafes.

Ocean-Facing Hotels near West Beach

One of the highlights of a trip to Santa Barbara is how near you are to the coast’s best beaches. There is a number of hotels, hostels, inns and resorts which cater to all budgets within easy reach of West Beach. Even at the lower-end of the scale, the standard is high and most properties offer swimming pools and dining facilities.

Things to Do from Your West Beach Hotel

Book a room in a beachfront hotel near West Beach and you'll be within walking distance of many of Santa Barbara's popular family attractions. At the eastern end of West Beach is the famous Stearns Wharf, a historic wooden pier turned shopping, dining and entertainment hub. Kids will love watching the resident sea lions and brown pelicans who splash around the pier. It’s also houses the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center, formerly known as the Ty Warner Sea Center, an interactive marine exhibition. Children and adults can learn all about the ocean and get up close and personal with a variety of sea creatures.

Moments from West Beach is Chase Palm Park, a sprawling beachfront park with a shipwreck-style playground, bike hire and a carousel. It’s also a popular hangout for the city’s skateboarders who come to Skater’s Point, a large popular skateboarding park.

Where to Eat near West Beach

Hanging out on West Beach works up quite an appetite. Famous for its healthy SoCal cuisine and top-notch Mexican staples, dining out in Santa Barbara is a real pleasure. Head to Stearns Wharf for freshly caught fish and chips, or try one of the many modern Californian restaurants which line State Street, in the vibrant downtown district.