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Inn By The Harbor
Inn By The Harbor
433 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (58 reviews)

The hotel is in a quiet downtown neighborhood, a 10-minute walk from the beach and the boutiques and restaurants of State Street. Guests can grab a bike and ...

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Nice room The room i was given was more like a two bedroom aparment I diffidently would bring the family here next time I am in the Santa Barbara area.
  Apr 21, 2017

$189

$189
Santa Barbara House
Santa Barbara House
424 Por La Mar Drive, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (9 reviews)

Located in East Beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cabrillo Bike Path and Santa Barbara Zoo. Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse ...

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If you want a quiet corner of SB, within walking distance to the beach and other attraction, at an attractive price, I suggest the SBH.
  Jan 13, 2017

$128

$128
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (237 reviews)

Set amid fragrant gardens and graceful palm trees, Hotel Milo Santa Barbara is across from West Beach, between Stearns Wharf and the harbor, and near State ...

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Great location. Wish they had A/C and more essential items (tooth brush, asprin, etc...) to purchase at the front desk area.
  Oct 31, 2016

$229

$229
Hadsten House
Hadsten House
1450 Mission Dr, Solvang
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (59 reviews)

This boutique hotel is in the Danish village of Solvang within the Santa Ynez Valley wine country featuring over 30 wineries. The beach is 15 miles away and ...

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Charming hotel in a charming town Easy check in process. Room was renovated with comfortable beds and PILLOWS!! Bathroom didn't make you feel cramped. Breakfast was good.
  Apr 22, 2017

$124

$124
Castillo Inn at the Beach
Castillo Inn at the Beach
22 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (17 reviews)

Located in West Beach, this inn is within 2 mi (3 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Presidio Santa Barbara, and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Mission ...

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Easy walking distance to pier and testaurants Stayed only one night would have enjoyed longer visit
  Apr 23, 2017

$150

$150
Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara
Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara
1111 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (135 reviews)

Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is just across the road from East Beach, and a 5-minute walk from Santa Barbara Zoo. The MTD Waterfront Shuttle can whisk guests ...

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Great Historic Hotel In Great Location We spend a weekend in Santa Barbara to attend a huge family wedding.
  Apr 17, 2017

$175

$175
Hotel Corque
Hotel Corque
400 Alisal Rd., Solvang
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (17 reviews)

Situated in Solvang, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum and Solvang Festival Theater. Hans Christian Andersen Museum and ...

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Great! Friendly and accommodating staff. Rooms are updated and clean. They even installed a new bathroom mirror with a magnifier and light for my mother in law to do her makeup before the wedding we were attending. Thank you!
  Apr 24, 2017

$142

$142
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
4558 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (75 reviews)

Convenient to US-101, this Spanish-style hotel is half a mile from Carpinteria's famed beach and close to the Santa Ynez Mountains; Santa Barbara lies within ...

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Nice Location, Quite I liked the hotel location. Close to downtown Carp restaurants and the Carpinteria State Beach. The food in the hotel restaurant was very good. Service was average. Their was one bartender and one server handling a moderately filled restaurant. It took a while to get their attention. Tables were ...
  Apr 27, 2017

$127

$127
Chumash Casino Resort
Chumash Casino Resort
3400 East Highway 246, Santa Ynez
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Situated in Santa Ynez, this resort is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House and 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Gainey ...

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Great price Room seemed much more upscale for the price. Would definitely recommend it & plan on returning in the future. Bathroom was luxurious with bathrobes being plush. Extras like smart tv, cable movie channels, free bottle water & decent views of the hills even though we chose a low level floor made our ...
  Apr 21, 2017

$135

$135
Montecito Inn
Montecito Inn
1295 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (112 reviews)

On a boutique-lined street in one of Santa Barbara's most upscale suburbs, Montecito Inn is a Mediterranean-style hotel surrounded by million-dollar estates ...

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Cute hotel Loved the hotel and the location! Great vicinity to Santa Barbara.
  Mar 21, 2017

$155

$155
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Life is laid back in the utopia of Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is located in the southern part of California, less than 100 miles north of Los Angeles. This laidback city on the Pacific Ocean is a wonderland of green parks and colorful, flower-filled gardens like Alameda and the Mission Rose Garden, harbor-side seafood restaurants, peaceful beaches and marine museums. Mild weather and varied activities attract the rich and famous who own houses that cluster on the hills surrounding this spectacular place, and yachts that dance to the tune of the seaside breeze. But, the main course on the menu here is rest and relaxation.


Things to do
Boat tours

If you love nature and wildlife, whale-watching tours take you out into the Pacific to cruise areas that are filled with aquatic life. Over 30 different species of whale reside in the Santa Barbara channel, giving you a great assortment of magnificent creatures to witness. From orcas to blue whales, you'll see the largest mammals on earth in their natural home. Schools of dolphins sometimes frolic alongside the boats as well.

Boat tours are not limited to whale watching since Santa Barbara is also a gorgeous, romantic town. If you're on a weekend getaway with your significant other, climb aboard a variety of nighttime boat rides for a dinner-and-wine experience out on the waves.

Sunday arts and crafts show

Every Sunday, there is an arts and crafts show located on Cabrillo Boulevard, which runs right along the main beach of Santa Barbara. Locals come down to the sands to set up and exhibit their handmade wares. They sell everything from paintings to handmade toys, pottery and lawn art. This great event is perfect when you're seeking a unique souvenir that embodies your trip.

State Street

State Street is the main avenue in downtown Santa Barbara, where visitors can find myriad activities. It provides the best shopping, entertainment and cuisine that the town has to offer, and also conveniently links straight to Cabrillo Boulevard. State Street is a fantastic part of town to visit during the day for retail therapy inside designer stores, quirky art galleries, jewelers and local Californian haunts, but you can also come back in the evenings for a taste of its unique nightlife. Live music spills from bars and clubs, and the atmosphere is electric.

Family activities

When you're traveling to Santa Barbara for a family vacation, it's not hard to keep the kids happy. The beaches offer rentals for surfing, boogie boarding, and even tandem bikes to travel along the main beach and up Fisherman's Wharf. The Santa Barbara Zoo is also conveniently located within a few miles of Cabrillo Boulevard and is home to a wide variety of animals. Its large size and additional activities can provide an entire day of entertainment for the whole family.


Where to stay - beach retreats

Staying beachside is a favored option for travelers to Santa Barbara, whether you want to indulge at luxury resorts like the Bacara, where spa facilities and two miles of sands are perfect for leaving your worldly worries behind, or you prefer inns such as Montecito, which was commissioned by Charlie Chaplin and sits close to Butterfly Beach. Hotels range from $50 a night budget accommodations to more exclusive stays that can be upwards of $400 per night.


Special events
Summer Solstice Parade

Every Summer in Santa Barbara, State Street hosts the Summer Solstice Parade. This parade has been around since the 1970s and draws in over 100,000 spectators. Similar to Mardis Gras, the Summer Solstice Parade creatively entertains its audience with incredible costumes and vibrant colors. A variety of vendors from the area come down to serve food, drinks and souvenirs that complete the experience.


Climate

There is never a bad time to visit Santa Barbara. The weather is beautiful all year round, and the area rarely experiences cloudy or rainy days. Average temperatures range between 58 and 74 degrees, making it the perfect beach climate.

* Prices reflect the lowest "base rate" found over the next 30 days. Rates are subject to change and may not include taxes and fees, hotel service charges, extra person charges, or incidentals, such as room service. All rates are displayed in USD unless otherwise noted. Converted rates are provided for your convenience. They are based on today's exchange rate, but the hotel will charge you in the local currency.