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Featured Santa Barbara 5 Stars Hotels

Simpson House Inn
Simpson House Inn
5.0 out of 5.0 121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA
5.0/5 (8 reviews)

Charming place, beautiful landscape, excellent staff service, & great location

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2019
Guests of Simpson House Inn enjoy access to free WiFi in public areas, spa services, and coffee in a common area. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ...
Rosewood Miramar Beach
Rosewood Miramar Beach
5.0 out of 5.0 1759 South Jameson Lane, Montecito, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
5.0/5 (6 reviews)

This is one of the most beautiful hotels I've been to in California. The grounds are exceptional. Unfortunately, the food is pretty expen

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020
Guests of Rosewood Miramar Beach have access to a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a children's pool. Valet parking is USD 60 per night if you plan to ...
Belmond El Encanto
Belmond El Encanto
5.0 out of 5.0 800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA
4.9/5 (14 reviews)

Cannot say enough about this beautiful hotel, the grounds are stunning. So quiet and relaxing. I can see why it made Forbes 5 stars!

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019
At Belmond El Encanto, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Valet parking is available for USD 40.00 per night, and there's ...
Hotel Californian
Hotel Californian
5.0 out of 5.0 36 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (12 reviews)

The property is beautiful and perfectly located to everything you need to do in Santa Barbara. No need for a car, every place you need to go (beach, food, downtown) is walking distance.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020
Built in 2017, the brand new Hotel Californian features a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Valet parking is available for USD 39 per ...
Ojai Valley Inn
Ojai Valley Inn
5.0 out of 5.0 905 Country Club Rd, Ojai, CA
4.5/5 (39 reviews)

Beautiful setting and great service everywhere except the pool area. Pool is lovely but the service there is spotty.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019
Awarded Conde Nast Gold List status in 2015, Ojai Valley Inn features a golf course, a full-service spa, and 4 outdoor pools. There's free parking and limo/town ...
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0 8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (54 reviews)

Gorgeous location. Staff was terrific. Mattress wasn’t very comfortable and rooms could use updating. OBar and Angel Oak were both delicious. The Bistro was disappointing. Had a birthday dinner scheduled there and got a call hours before that they were closing early that day because it was “slow”. ...

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara features a winery, a full-service spa, and 3 outdoor pools. Self parking is offered for USD 50.00 per night. Multilingual ...
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0 1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara, CA
4.3/5 (16 reviews)

Great location, gorgeous grounds, courteous and helpful staff. I plan on staying often in the future

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019
A local mainstay since 1927, Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara offers a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a 24-hour fitness center. Valet parking ...
San Ysidro Ranch
San Ysidro Ranch
5.0 out of 5.0 900 San Ysidro Lane, Santa Barbara, CA
San Ysidro Ranch features a full-service spa, a nightclub, and an outdoor pool. Free valet parking is available if you drive. Multilingual staff at the front ...

Best 5 star hotels in Santa Barbara

Guarantee yourself a relaxing time when you book the best of the best: 5 star hotels in Santa Barbara. After all, treating yourself to the finer things is what vacations are about. 

What are the criteria for a 5 star hotel?
5 star hotel requirements include distinctive services and amenities that surpass all others. These Santa Barbara hotels bring an incomparable degree of quality and attention to detail, with guest satisfaction being top priority. Your 5 star hotel should be dressed to impress, with design details like marble surfaces and hi-tech fixtures.

What amenities can I expect at a 5 star hotel?
Santa Barbara 5 star hotels and resorts typically offer luxury amenities such as:

  • Gourmet restaurant
  • Full-service fitness center with pool
  • Luxury spa 
  • Welcome gifts upon arrival
  • Top-of-the-line beds and linens 
  • Designer personal care products
  • Premium cable, free Wi-Fi and device docking stations

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