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Santa Barbara hotels attract food-savvy, eco-conscious guests. Gainey, Oreana and Deep Sea Wineries make journeys to hotels in Santa Barbara pleasant. Architecture buffs with rooms at hotels Santa Barbara can savor the designs of the Granada, Lobero Theatre and Casa del Herrero. The most exquisite of the California Missions, Mission Santa Barbara, is easily accessible from hotel Santa Barbara. Fiesta Inn & Suites is a discount Santa Barbara hotel, and Four Seasons reserves grandiose accommodations.

Santa Barbara Quick Picks and Tips


Santa Barbara hotels entertain visitors with Old Spanish Days Fiesta, Harbor & Seafood and Vintners' Festivals and the Summer Solstice Parade.


Food-lovers at hotels in Santa Barbara select Downey's for its menu of contemporary American and classic European entrees, including salmon, squab, duck and veal. Jane spices up Mediterranean-American fare with crab-stuffed artichokes and accommodates lactose-intolerant and vegetarian diets. Los Agaves is a Mexican establishment serving superior seafood.

Major Point of Interest

Lotusland awes visitors from hotels Santa Barbara with its abundance of themed cultivated gardens and endangered species preservation efforts. The former home of renowned vocalist Madame Ganna Walska is an eco-vacation in itself.


Paseo Nuevo and El Paseo are shopping havens near hotels Santa Barbara. Paseo Nuevo is overflowing with unique local finds, while El Paseo is an artisan district and La Arcada is a blend of retailers, creatives and eateries.


Santa Barbara hotels park aficionados can enjoy strolling and touring Shoreline, Arroyo Burro and Nojoqui Falls.

Recently booked Santa Barbara hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara 5 hours ago 3 stars $185
Ramada Limited Santa Barbara
5 hours ago 3 stars $169
Hotel Milo (formerly Hotel Oceana)
Santa Barbara Beaches
6 hours ago 3 stars $251
The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort
Santa Barbara Beaches
7 hours ago 4 stars $269
Lavender Inn by the Sea
Santa Barbara Beaches
7 hours ago 3 stars $219
Bacara Resort Spa
8 hours ago 5 stars $300
Hyatt Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Beaches
9 hours ago 4 stars $259
Inn by the Harbor
Santa Barbara Beaches
9 hours ago 3 stars $226
Hotel Santa Barbara 11 hours ago 3 stars $219
Canary a Kimpton Hotel 11 hours ago 4 stars $270

Recently Rated Santa Barbara Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Hotel Milo (formerly Hotel Oceana)
Santa Barbara Beaches
3.6 / 5
335 reviews
3 stars $251
BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn
Santa Barbara Beaches
3.5 / 5
142 reviews
3 stars $199
3.7 / 5
71 reviews
3 stars $209
Extended Stay America - Santa Barbara - Calle Real
3.0 / 5
54 reviews
2 stars $149
Motel 6 Santa Barbara- State Street
3.1 / 5
73 reviews
1 star $115
Days Inn Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Beaches
3.0 / 5
122 reviews
1 star $175
Belmond El Encanto
4.9 / 5
9 reviews
5 stars $403
Sandpiper Lodge
3.2 / 5
181 reviews
2 stars $148
Hotel Goleta - Santa Barbara
3.2 / 5
140 reviews
4 stars $215
Santa Barbara Beaches
4.5 / 5
4 reviews
3 stars $235

Santa Barbara hotels

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From $269

1 The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort

4 stars
3.9 / 5 163 reviews

633 East Cabrillo Boulevard Map

Luxurious East Beach resort with spa, views, access to vineyard toursFess Parker's DoubleTree Resort Santa Barbara is a pet-friendly, 24-acre Spanish Colonial-style property. The late Parker... More

30th Wedding Anniversary
I would expect that when you are paying over $400 a night for a hotel room that parking and WIFI be included. The pool area was lacking in sufficient lounges. At check in I made the comment that we...
Jun 23, 2014
From $251

2 Hotel Milo (formerly Hotel Oceana)

3 stars
3.6 / 5 335 reviews

202 W Cabrillo Blvd. Map

Great value and views with mobile spa services, free amenitiesThe Hotel Oceana Santa Barbara is just steps from West Beach. Lush gardens surround Spanish-influenced buildings with mountain and... More

hotel Milo
Great location. Only drawback was no A/C but weather was unusually muggy. Bed was very comfortable.
Jul 16, 2014
From $199

3 BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn

3 stars
3.5 / 5 142 reviews

336 W Cabrillo Boulevard Map

West Beach on a budget, with views Included from Santa Barbara innThe Best Western Beachside Inn is located steps from the Harbor Yacht Marina and minutes from the beautiful sands of West Beach in... More

The Hotel was clean and very nice. right next to the beach. Me and my fiancé had a great time.
Jul 14, 2014
From $270

4 Canary a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 100 reviews

31 W Carrillo St Map

Save 40% on your stay

Upscale Santa Barbara getaway with views of the Pacific OceanThe Canary Hotel is an upscale, luxury hotel that has breathtaking rooftop views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Barbara. The rooftop... More

Family Vacation on CA coast
Not cheap but Great hotel. Close driving distance to beach and walking distance to shopping downtown
Jun 30, 2014
From $185

5 Montecito Inn

3 stars
4.1 / 5 103 reviews

1295 Coast Village Road Map

Santa Barbara hotel by Butterfly Beach with Hollywood history and charmThe Montecito Inn is a mere two-block stroll from beloved Butterfly Beach and within walking distance of boutiques,... More

Weekend getaway!
Great short stay for a great price! Bed was comfortable and room was nice.
Jul 2, 2014
From $189

6 BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites

3 stars
3.6 / 5 119 reviews

2220 Bath Street Map

Many amenities and good value in Midtown Santa BarbaraBEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites is close to everything travelers want in Santa Barbara: midtown, downtown, local beaches and... More

Way Above Avg. Best Western
It was great checking into the Encino Lodge and Suites. It was clean, modern, comfortable, in a great neighborhood!
Apr 26, 2014
From $185

7 La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

3 stars
3.5 / 5 71 reviews

1601 State Street Map

The La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara hotel is the perfect location for you to enjoy the sunny American Riviera and the fabulous State Street shopping area. This California boutique La Quinta... More

Clean and very comfortable
Quiet and safe location on the main high street. Close to many restaurants, 20min walk to the shopping arcade and 30min walk to Stearns Wharf. Clean, modern, large room with comfortable bed, tv and...
Jun 30, 2014
From $242

8 West Beach Inn

3 stars
4.1 / 5 208 reviews

306 W Cabrillo Blvd. Map

Complimentary breakfast, parking, wi-fi plus wine!

Free amenities provided at inn on West BeachThe West Beach Inn is a recently renovated beachfront property located between the marina and Stearns Wharf. West Beach is just across the street. Guests... More

great getaway
have been here before and are always happy with our experience love the remodel and the staff is great
May 4, 2014
From $259

9 Hyatt Santa Barbara

4 stars
3.9 / 5 190 reviews


Includes 40USD Food/Bev credit, 70 USD Spa credit

Santa Barbara luxury hotel keeps guests happy with amazing amenitiesHyatt Santa Barbara stands just across the street from beautiful East Beach in Santa Barbara. The AAA 3 diamond hotel has... More

Older Hyatt Hotel
While we have stayed at many Hyatt properties before, we were somewhat disappointed with several things inside the room. The air conditioning unit was loud and inefficient, and the pillows were...
Jun 25, 2014
From $300

10 Bacara Resort Spa

5 stars
4.2 / 5 14 reviews

8301 Hollister Avenue Map

Save 20% on your stay

With 78 acres of ocean front property -including 2 miles of natural beach- Bacara offers an expansive sun-drenched setting with endless vistas of sea and sky- while the resort*s innovative and... More

Motel Barcara
Bacara is not the hotel it used to be. I used to love and say nothing but good things about about Bacara. Of course this was years ago. It is now run down, the rooms are not clean and the service...
May 27, 2014
From $169

11 Ramada Limited Santa Barbara

3 stars
3.8 / 5 243 reviews

4770 Calle Real Map

Stay 2, Save 15%

Santa Barbara star boasts a wealth of amenitiesThe Ramada Limited Santa Barbara is the Ramada Best of 2010 Hotel Award Winner. Bordering the coastal foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains, the hotel... More

The hotel is very conveniently located. But the A/C worked very poorly and was never fixed, despite a promise. The maid staff missed our room one day and tried to skip it the next.
May 20, 2014
From $282

12 Brisas del Mar Inn at the Beach

3 stars
4.1 / 5 70 reviews

223 Castillo St. Map

Tasty Treats!

Spanish elegance steps from the seaBrisas del Mar Inn at the Beach is less than three blocks from the sands of West Beach in Santa Barbara. The cafes, shops and restaurants of Stearns Wharf are... More

Nice accommodation for weekend get away
Hotel staffs are polite and accommodating. The building locate right next to a carwash so ask for room away from the carwash otherwise you will hear the noise all the time. Not bad for one night...
Mar 25, 2014
From $148

13 Sandpiper Lodge

2 stars
3.2 / 5 181 reviews

3525 State Street Map

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Budget-minded Santa Barbara lodge near Stearns WharfThe Sandpiper Lodge is located on upper State Street, just minutes away from Stearns Wharf, dining, shopping and beautiful beaches. The Sandpiper... More

Great deal
We only stayed one night but it did the trick. I didn't realize that it was on the lower part of state street so we had to drive around more than I would have liked but it was ok. The room was...
Jul 9, 2014
From $210

14 The Eagle Inn

3 stars
4.2 / 5 25 reviews

232 Natoma Ave Map

The Eagle Inn is a family owned boutique hotel in Santa Barbara, CA. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood. Romance packages, massages, wine tours all available. Check our online reviews,... More

Great Weekend Getaway
Very clean and comfy. Great breakfast dining area.
May 10, 2014
From $403

15 Belmond El Encanto

5 stars
4.9 / 5 9 reviews

800 Alvarado Place Map

Save 20% on Suites

This iconic early 20th-century luxury hotel located in Santa Barbara's American Riviera, has being meticulously restored to capture all the romance and glamour that made it a favorite getaway of... More

Totally Chill!
The grounds, amenities, staff and room allow for nothing but the best, most relaxing time. The staff is looking for ways to make your visit special - and they certainly did for us; our anniversary...
Jul 10, 2014
From $226

16 Inn by the Harbor

3 stars
3.7 / 5 64 reviews

433 W. Montecito St. Map

Tasty Treats!

Santa Barbara inn tucks guests in at night with cookies and milk The Inn by the Harbor is just two blocks from West Beach in Santa Barbara and a short walk to the yacht harbor and waterfront... More

Explore Santa Barbara
There was an efficient and friendly check in. The location was good with an easy walk to the harbor and wharf and it was close to historic State Street. In addition to the continental breakfast,...
Jun 28, 2014
From $179

17 Avania Inn of Santa Barbara, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

3 stars
2.0 / 5 2 reviews

128 Castillo Street Map

Swaying palms, soothing sea breezes and a symphony of waves will welcome you at The Avania Inn, an Ascend Collection Hotel. This boutique-style hotel provides spacious accommodations and gracious... More

Close stay to beach and city centre
This hotel is easy to reach and close to beach. Even the city centre is with a 10 minute walk close. Room and breakfast ok! check-inn lady could be more friendly. A bit expensive for a stay, but...
Jun 24, 2014
From $236

18 Holiday Inn Express SANTA BARBARA

3 stars
3.8 / 5 47 reviews


Historic hotel features free breakfast and InternetHoliday Inn Express Santa Barbara is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has earned a "Santa Barbara Beautiful" award. The... More

Great location and good value
Central location, close to downtown and to beach. Continental breakfast included!
Mar 10, 2014
From $199

19 Mason Beach Inn

3 stars
3.5 / 5 43 reviews

324 West Mason Street Map

Mason Beach Inn provides complimentary parking to guests of the hotel and is one block to West Beach and the Marina/Stearns Wharf area. Also within walking distance to the oceanfront bike path,... More

Great Location!
Excellent pool and Jacuzzi, this hotel is walking distance to just about everything in downtown Santa Barbara. If you've got a car, it's a 15 minute drive to a neat hike to Inspiration Point. It...
Jun 26, 2014
From $209

20 BEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn

3 stars
3.7 / 5 71 reviews

3850 State Street Map

Save 20% on your stay

State Street shuttle service, amenities at Santa Barbara hotelBEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn is across from the dozens of shops and restaurants of La Cumbre Plaza. Providing easy access to... More

Nice view of the moutains but room too small
Our room had a beautiful view of the mountains and faced the pool. The hotel is clean and well maintained but needs updating. The room was too small for the three of us plus the air conditioner was...
Jul 14, 2014