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From $209

1 The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort

4 stars
3.8 / 5 99 reviews

633 East Cabrillo Boulevard Map

Signature chocolate chip cookie at check-in

**Please note pool will be closed March 3rd through March 11th.** Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort in Santa Barbara is an exceptional, luxury beachfront resort facing the Pacific Ocean 90 miles north of Los Angeles, California. Walk to downtown Santa Barbara's eclectic State Street corridor. ... More

Beautiful resort, some caveats
The grounds are gorgeous and the location is unbeatable. Biggest concern: it was loud. This property gets convention-goers. The 2 women next to me were too loud, chattering about some heated work...
Oct 4, 2013
Long Weekend Get Away!
We are a family of 5 and we loved this hotel! Great location, pool, staff was excellent! Walking distance to SB locations! Loved it!
Feb 20, 2012
From $190

2 The Eagle Inn

3 stars
4.1 / 5 23 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, then call us to reserve your room. Breakfast included, Parking includedWi-Fi included and Bicycle use... More

Lovely old hotel
We enjoyed our stay at the Eagle Inn very much...very clean and the staff were friendly and helpful. Very quiet and pleasant location. The only drawback, and it was minor, was the pillow....the one...
Feb 9, 2015
comfortable and convenient
Room was a bit outdated and small, but comfortable. Convenient location.
Jan 12, 2015
From $444

3 Four Seasons Santa Barbara Biltmore

5 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

1260 Channel Drive Map

Book 3 Nights, Get last Night Free

A legend since opening in 1927, Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara offers the grandeur of a Spanish Colonial estate set in lush gardens next to quiet Butterfly Beach. Set in the exclusive residential neighborhood of Montecito, the resort has been fully restored and updated to combine... More

Stellar Location, Premium Service, Amazing Getaway
I stayed at the Four Seasons Santa Barbara for one night. From the moment I arrived, I felt like a valued guest. My room was not ready at check-in time. No problem! I was ushered to the bar and...
Jun 18, 2014
From $126

4 Ramada Santa Barbara

3 stars
3.7 / 5 166 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 is convenient to both Santa Barbara and Goleta. Management treats each guest like a VIP. The... More

Ramada Santa Barbara, CA-
I have stayed with my 11 year old son twice in the past 3 months, 8-9 days each trip, and really like the property. Great room, great pool, great ponds w/ducks. Kids will love this. Renovated...
Apr 10, 2014
No Pressure
While I think this hotel is comfortable and family friendly and has a beautiful new lobby there were couple of things travelers should be aware of. First, you must have your key at all times or you...
Mar 28, 2014
From $128

5 Inn at East Beach

2 stars
3.9 / 5 124 reviews

1029 Orilla Del Mar Map

Budget-conscious East Beach property near the East BeachThe Inn at East Beach features free Wi-Fi throughout, a heated outdoor pool, free continental breakfast, local newspaper and free local phone calls. Just one block from beloved East Beach, the inn is also close to Santa Barbara shopping and... More

A Very Nice Hotel at a Good Price for Santa Barbara
First - Frank the Manager makes this place. He is personable and really makes a great impression. The hotel is very nice for an old style, but updated, property. The breakfast was a pleasant...
Aug 3, 2014
Noisy & Not good response
There is absolutely no sound proofing, people walking on the second level makes loud thuds & sqeaky wood noises. I know wooden buildings make noise, but this is too much. I called the front desk...
Apr 1, 2013
From $143


3 stars
3.6 / 5 49 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 Interstate 101, the hotel also offers free shuttle service to and from the Santa Barbara Municipal... More

Family trip
The room was clean, the staff nice. Motel has two clean pools, two jacuzzis. Air conditioner was too loud to have on at night. 2 queen room seemed small for two adults 2 kids. Closet was tiny. The...
Apr 26, 2014
Noise ,
Parking car noise middle off the night First floor room we stayed,lot off noise mid night ,no rest ,children noise mid night, Walking upper floor at night can rest ,I will never come back or stay...
Jan 7, 2014
From $189

7 West Beach Inn

3 stars
4.2 / 5 150 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 enjoy sea breezes, garden or ocean views, and warmly decorated rooms. Travelers mingle at the daily... More

West Beach Inn
We enjoyed the room's amenities and were surprised that service included turn down service complete with chocolates. Though we didn't use the pool or spa, they were pretty to look at. Plenty of...
Dec 23, 2013
My last few days as a civilian.
my family was thoroughly pleased with our stay at the West Beach Inn, Santa Barbara...unless you are looking for something upscale and 4 or 5 star, the accommodations were beyond par. Proximity to...
Jun 7, 2012
From $197

8 Hyatt Santa Barbara

4 stars
3.8 / 5 124 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 173 comfortable guestrooms encased in a lovely Spanish Colonial building. Guests take in views of the... More

Great hotel in a great city
We arrived early but our room wasn't ready but the hotel offered us to use the pool while we waited. We're a family of four with two little girls so we jumped on the opportunity. The pool view is...
Aug 14, 2014
Authentic Santa Barbara Ambiance
Our family was in SB for freshmen orientation for our son at UCSB. We stayed near the campus first and then moved down to Santa Barbara for a long weekend. The valet staff was superb-Christian and...
Jul 20, 2012
From $177

9 Hotel Milo

3 stars
3.7 / 5 222 reviews

202 W Cabrillo Blvd. Map

Great value and views with free amenitiesHotel Milo is just steps from West Beach. Lush gardens surround Spanish-influenced buildings with mountain and ocean views. Italian linens on guest beds make for easy rest and relaxation. Guests can indulge in a facial or massage on-site, or work out at... More

Centrally located, footsteps away from beach front
My family had a fabulous weekend in Santa Barbara. The hotel is right across from the touristy beach front. Lots of restaurant around and a quick drive to the longest downtown I have seen in a...
Dec 30, 2013
Unbeatable location for superb getaway
Staying at Hotel Oceana for my family spring break was the best decision I have ever made. As soon as I walked into the reception area for checking in, I immediately felt welcomed and cared about....
Apr 16, 2011

10 Parkside Inn

3 stars
3.8 / 5 58 reviews

424 Por La Mar St Map

The Parkside Inn is owned and operated by the management of the Hotel Mar Monte. Guests may use facilities at the Hotel Mar Monte outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi fitness center etc. The Parkside Inn features in-room coffee makers iron and ironing board cable TV with HBO and pay per view movies... More

Westmont Christmas Visit
The wife & I travel up and down southern California frequently in support of our kids, be it sports or visiting colleges. This trip up to Santa Barbara was a weekend to visit our daughter who is...
Dec 6, 2010
Great location for the price
The room was very nice with lots of space and accomadations were great except did not offer access to order movies. I really enjoyed my stay and would recommend it to friends and family.
Aug 18, 2010
From $139

11 BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn

3 stars
3.6 / 5 121 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 Santa Barbara. The hotel is also within walking distance of many restaurants, shops and attractions... More

Perfect stay away from home. The room has everything it needs to have a comfty stay. Personel are friendly and helpful. heated pool is great :) Love the full breakfast :) very pleasant stay for...
Nov 6, 2013
Changed Our Minds
We made these reservations based on a recommendation from a major online travel service and their discounted rate through them. Unfortunately, I found the room (while a wonderful view of the beach)...
Feb 14, 2012
From $145

12 Montecito Inn

4 stars
4.2 / 5 84 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, attractions and several dining choices. Built in 1928 by Hollywood heavyweight Charlie Chaplin, the hotel was... More

Cute and in Prime Spot
It's at the perfect location right off the 101 freeway and a block or two away from Butterfly Beach. Our room faced the freeway, so you could constantly hear cars going by, but considering that...
Sep 2, 2009
Charming hotel and wonderful service
We only expirienced friendly and helpfull staff and the rooms have a wonderful classical and charming atmosphere. It was really a great place to bring children. Great dining at the hotel and just...
May 26, 2009
From $145

13 La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

3 stars
3.7 / 5 50 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 Inn & Suites hotel is located conveniently on State Street within walking distance to many boutique... More

Great hotel at a bargain price
This was a last minute booking and we couldn't have been happier with the experience! Hotel is in a great location within walking distance to all that State St. has to offer. The included breakfast...
Aug 9, 2014
Nice Place to Stay for a day or two
Staff was very friendly and helpful. Great location on State Street. Able to walk down state street for Dinner...near good restaraunts. Was there to visit the mission for my child's school...
Apr 19, 2010
From $350

14 Bacara Resort & Spa

5 stars
4.3 / 5 19 reviews

8301 Hollister Avenue Map

On the bluffs and beaches of California's Gaviota coast is a resort of stunning natural beauty and relaxed luxury. Spanish colonial warmth, old Hollywood glamor and new California dreaming set the scene for luxury at its best. Bacara offers a world-glass spa with 36 individual treatment rooms... More

Beautiful hotel, but pricey
We spent two nights here. The room was beautiful and spotless. The pool is terrific, and the service is excellent. Very family friendly! This was an expensive two-night holiday. It felt like we...
Aug 30, 2014
Date Night with my Husband
The Hotel is absolutely gorgeous! We will go back! Wanted to stay an extra night but forgot that it was Easter weekend and both pools where full of KISD and we really wanted Kid free weekend , even...
Apr 21, 2014
From $209

15 Pacifica Suites

3 stars
4.0 / 5 35 reviews

5490 Hollister Ave. Map

All-suite hotel close to the University of California, Santa BarbaraPacifica Suites is located on beautifully landscaped grounds lined with apple trees and flowering gardens. The hotel is outside most of the bustle of the city, giving guests restful nights. An outdoor heated pool and whirlpool... More

Outstanding Santa Barbara family hotel
The room was exactly what was expected, clean and comfortable. Breakfast had a great selection and the made to order portions were fast and delicious. We would stay here again in a...
Jul 27, 2009
Great Place
3 families traveling for a fourth of July getaway. Our kids had a blast at the spacious heated pool. We traveled with a total of 5 kids from ages 2-5. The separate living space was great for the...
Jul 5, 2009