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Santa Barbara Family friendly hotels

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Santa Barbara Family friendly Hotels

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Featured Santa Barbara Family friendly Hotels

From $209

1 The Fess Parker - A Doubletree by Hilton Resort

4 stars
3.8 / 5 107 reviews

633 East Cabrillo Boulevard Map

Signature chocolate chip cookie at check-in

…Kids can enjoy the children's programs, and babysitting is available. More

Beautiful resort, some caveats
…I was travelling with 2 small children and seemed to be not their typical guest.
Oct 4, 2013
Long Weekend Get Away!
…We are a family of 5 and we loved this hotel!
Feb 20, 2012
From $190

2 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. 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Room was a bit outdated and small, but comfortable.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 $395

3 Four Seasons Santa Barbara Biltmore

5 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

1260 Channel Drive Map

Book 3 Nights, Get last Night Free

…Set in 22 acres of lush tropical gardens, the resort offers extensive recreational amenities including tennis courts, croquet and bocce ball courts, an outdoor pool, fitness center, an expansive full service spa and Kids for all Seasons activity programme. More

From $152

4 Ramada Santa Barbara

3 stars
3.7 / 5 177 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

UCSB Visit
…We were a family of 5 and the big room and sofa bed were more than adequate.
Feb 9, 2015
Nice family hotel
…This hotel worked out well for our family of 5.
Feb 9, 2015
From $162

5 Inn at East Beach

2 stars
3.9 / 5 135 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

Liked it
…It is a pleasent clean comfort place to have a family vacation or an over night good accommodation for a traveller like myself.
Feb 10, 2015
Great service from this hotel
…Great family stay.
Nov 30, 2014
From $143


3 stars
3.6 / 5 50 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
…2 queen room seemed small for two adults 2 kids.
Apr 26, 2014
Noise ,
…First floor room we stayed,lot off noise mid night ,no rest ,children noise mid night,.
Jan 7, 2014
From $168

7 Hotel Milo

3 stars
3.7 / 5 229 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

Quick Family Get Away
…After getting to our room, we realized that it wasn't quite big enough for us with the kid's pack n plays and the staff was so incredibly accommodating in locating another room for us and offering...
Jan 8, 2015
Family road trip
…We were hoping for a room with a view for the price and The second bed was little small for my kids.
Dec 30, 2014
From $199

8 Hyatt Santa Barbara

4 stars
3.8 / 5 131 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're a family of four with two little girls so we jumped on the opportunity.
Aug 14, 2014
Authentic Santa Barbara Ambiance
…Our family was in SB for freshmen orientation for our son at UCSB.
Jul 20, 2012
From $188

9 West Beach Inn

3 stars
4.2 / 5 159 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
…Excellent location for parents visiting students studying at SBCC, or just enjoying Santa Barbara as a tourist.
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.
Jun 7, 2012

10 Parkside Inn

3 stars
3.7 / 5 62 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
…I would not classify our trips as vacations or get aways, more like family business trips.
Dec 6, 2010
Great location for the price
…I really enjoyed my stay and would recommend it to friends and family.
Aug 18, 2010
From $152

11 BEST WESTERN Beachside Inn

3 stars
3.5 / 5 129 reviews

336 W Cabrillo Boulevard Map

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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

…heated pool is great :) Love the full breakfast :) very pleasant stay for family .
Nov 6, 2013
Changed Our Minds
…Ok for younger folks (most of whom were checking in) but not for a family or someone expecting more during their stay.
Feb 14, 2012
From $175

12 Montecito Inn

4 stars
4.2 / 5 92 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
…You can rent Charlie Chaplin movies for free (we saw The Kid).
Sep 2, 2009
Charming hotel and wonderful service
…It was really a great place to bring children.
May 26, 2009
From $155

13 La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara

3 stars
3.7 / 5 52 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
…The included breakfast was perfect for the whole family with a surprising good selection of cereals, waffles, yogurt, and other simple breakfast items.
Aug 9, 2014
Nice Place to Stay for a day or two
…Was there to visit the mission for my child's school project.
Apr 19, 2010
From $339

14 Bacara Resort & Spa

5 stars
4.2 / 5 21 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
…Very family friendly!.
Aug 30, 2014
Date Night with my Husband
…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 from our own kids :).
Apr 21, 2014
From $201

15 Lavender Inn by the Sea

3 stars
4.1 / 5 66 reviews

206 Castillo St. Map

Tasty Treats!

Provides little luxuries, two blocks from East BeachFormerly the Colonial Beach Inn, the Lavender Inn by the Sea is two blocks from West Beach. Surrounded by lavender flowers, the inn provides many little luxuries. Touches like afternoon wine and cheese, evening milk and cookies, free deluxe... More

family holiday
…Would recommend this hotel to family & friends
Jul 22, 2012
Very family friendly
…We were very surprised to find out on are arrival the room was a Suite and very spacious comfortable and would recommend the Colonial Beach Inn to our family and friends.
Feb 28, 2008