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Featured Santa Barbara Historic Hotels

Simpson House Inn
Simpson House Inn
5.0 out of 5.0 121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA
$322
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 ...
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Belmond El Encanto
Belmond El Encanto
5.0 out of 5.0 800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
$595
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 ...
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Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages
Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages
3.0 out of 5.0 36 West Valerio Street, Santa Barbara, CA
4.7/5 (9 reviews)

Great weekend getaway. Staff was very friendly. Breakfast was delicious. Beautiful backyard garden and clean room. Walkable to all of the restaurants and shops. Would definitely recommend staying here. All of the Alice in wonderland decoration touches were adorable.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019
Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages features free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and refrigerator in a common area. Free parking is available if you ...
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Fess Parker Wine Country Inn
Fess Parker Wine Country Inn
4.0 out of 5.0 2860 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos, CA
$695
4.7/5 (29 reviews)

For the cost, the AC unit was extremely LOUD. It’s a very quiet area but we slept horribly.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020
At Fess Parker Wine Country Inn, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, take advantage of ...
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Ojai Valley Inn
Ojai Valley Inn
5.0 out of 5.0 905 Country Club Rd, Ojai, CA
$459
4.5/5 (40 reviews)

A beautiful stay all around staff was on top of all our needs good food as well !

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020
Awarded Conde Nast Gold List status in 2015, Ojai Valley Inn features a golf course, a full-service spa, and 4 outdoor pools. Parking is available for USD 40.00 ...
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Kimpton Canary Hotel
Kimpton Canary Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
$325
4.5/5 (43 reviews)

Great room, really friendly staff, nice pool and hot tub, and great location!

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020
At Kimpton Canary Hotel, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub. Valet parking is available for USD 38 per night. The 24-hour front desk ...
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Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant
Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant
4.0 out of 5.0 409 First Street, Solvang, CA
Free Cancellation
$159
4.4/5 (20 reviews)

Beautiful property with gorgeous interior. Room keys are actual keys which creates a unique experience. Beds & pillows are extremely comfortable. Rooms are spacious

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020
Guests of Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant enjoy features like a winery, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Free parking is included with your stay. ...
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Chantico Inn
Chantico Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 406 W Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA
Free Cancellation
$145
4.2/5 (9 reviews)

Debbie was great at check in. Huge bed, tight bathroom, interesting decor.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2020
Chantico Inn offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. If you decide to drive, there's free parking. The front desk has multilingual ...
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Montecito Inn
Montecito Inn
4.0 out of 5.0 1295 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
$140
4.2/5 (48 reviews)

It is a beautiful hotel. The room was a little small but very happy with the service we received!

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020
Guests of Montecito Inn have access to an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna. Valet parking is available for USD 15.00 per night. Multilingual staff ...
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Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0 17 W Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
$153
4.0/5 (54 reviews)

Nice clean boutique type hotel. Near all downtown and beach.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020
Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara features a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. Valet parking is available for USD 19 ...
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Kronborg Inn
Kronborg Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 1440 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA
Free Cancellation
$128
3.9/5 (35 reviews)

Quiet place and friendly staff, very comfortable bed.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020
At Kronborg Inn, guests have access to an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. The front ...
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King Frederik Inn
King Frederik Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 1617 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang, CA
$99
3.9/5 (34 reviews)

The only item that needs fixing is the window. There is a lot of road noise in that first room. Probably up stairs as well. Replace the windows with duel glazed units to solve the problem. Only these two units would be needed. They would then be perfect. I know this is a little pricy for a small ...

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020
Guests staying at King Frederik Inn enjoy an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, put free parking to good use. The 24-hour ...
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Affordable Beach Getaway - 2 Blocks to Beach & Town
Affordable Beach Getaway - 2 Blocks to Beach & Town
Santa Barbara, CA
Guests staying at this vacation home can enjoy a fitness center, barbecue grills, and a garden.
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Affordable Beach Penthouse - 2 Blocks to Beach and Town
Affordable Beach Penthouse - 2 Blocks to Beach and Town
Santa Barbara, CA
Guests staying at this condo can enjoy a fitness center, barbecue grills, and a garden.
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Affordable Executive Getaway - 2 Blocks to Beach & Town W/private Parking
Affordable Executive Getaway - 2 Blocks to Beach & Town W/private Parking
Santa Barbara, CA
$175
This apartment offers beach towels and designated smoking areas.
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Uncover the Intrigue of a Santa Barbara Historic Hotel

Featuring a variety of historic hotels, Santa Barbara offers travelers a rich tapestry of one-of-a-kind local experiences. Whether you choose opulence or rustic charm, you can embrace life in a different era for a night, a weekend, or an extended stay.

Upgrades and restores
Historic hotels have often been painstakingly restored to reflect their original glory or to update them with a contemporary vibe. You can choose to rough it in humble historic accommodations, or experience the good life in the area's sophisticated restored mansions and original hotels.

Historic hotels allow you to embrace each hotel’s heyday. Sip drinks in a retro bar, relish a candlelit dinner in a lavish dining room, or enjoy a private fire in your own well-appointed suite.

Many historic hotels even feature original grand facades and modern interiors with newly renovated lobbies and rooms. Others have been meticulously restored to reflect every historic detail of the building’s past. Choose how you wish to experience the history of Santa Barbara!

Get a glimpse of the past at a Santa Barbara historic hotel
Whether you’re looking for a retro experience or you want something from a different century, a stay at a famous hotel in Santa Barbara offers an unforgettable escape that will take your vacation to a new and unexpected level.

Discover life in Santa Barbara from a different perspective with a trip back in time and book your historic hotel stay today.

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