HOTEL SANTA BARBARA

533 State St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel in Santa Barbara County
34.41757-119.69658
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Very Good
4.0/5

Based on 389 guest reviews

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  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 4.2%!
  • 75 rooms in hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • 3 suites in hotel
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 8.0/10
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel

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Room Types

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Local Attractions

Situated along the coastline, just two hours north of Los Angeles and a world away from the busy metropolis, Santa Barbara, California is truly idyllic. Known as “The American Riviera”, the dramatic combination of oceans, mountains and beaches makes Santa Barbara a breathtaking destination.Santa Barbara offers many cultural attractions and historical sites for visitors of all ages. Downtown is a mix of historic adobes and outdoor courtyards whose Mediterranean architecture is rich in reminders of Santa Barbara's colorful past. More than 50 museums and galleries join world-class performing arts, dance, opera and symphony performances.Santa Barbara's weather is suitable for just about every outdoor activity nearly all year long. Spectacular scenery and diverse topography, and more than 100 miles of breathtaking coastline draw sightseers and adventurers of all kinds. The county is also a renowned golf destination with a large selection of top-notch courses.

Verified Reviews of Hotel Santa Barbara

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Excellent experience, we had a wonderful time."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Only wish the elevator was newer and faster b/c taking the stairs at our ages was a bit much after walking so much every day. No worries we really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommended ur hotel. Location is excellent and rooms are very nice and service is fabulous.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
19-Nov-2018 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Nov 16 to Mon Nov 19 2018 at a $249.00 average nightly rate.
Response from Management on 21-Nov-2018:
Hi Denise, thank you for choosing Hotel Santa Barbara for your stay. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our central downtown location and hotel service.You will be happy to know that our elevator will be undergoing a remodel in the near future. We do hope you will come back again soon. Thank you, Jennie JacobsDirector of Sales and Marketing

Customer Reviews of Hotel Santa Barbara

4.0 out of 5. Based on 389 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Situated along the coastline, just two hours north of Los Angeles and a world away from the busy metropolis, Santa Barbara, California is truly idyllic. Known as “The American Riviera”, the dramatic combination of oceans, mountains and beaches makes Santa Barbara a breathtaking destination.Hotel Santa Barbara is located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara where warm hospitality and rich history come together, offering the perfect blend of charm and contemporary comfort. Hotel Santa Barbara's Mediterranean styled lobby, with its elegance and natural lighting, is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate before stepping outside to world-class shopping, internationally famous cuisine, and unforgettable museums and theatres.Each of our seventy-five guest rooms combines the craftsmanship of the original architecture with a feeling of openness and relaxed elegance. Relax in one of our well-appointed guest rooms where classic shades of platinum and gold await you, designed to create relaxing urban retreats within a bustling Downtown. Vintage photography, nail-head trim, architectural fragments and custom carpet, paint and furniture pay homage to Hotel Santa Barbara's rich history. Settle in where warm hospitality and timeless design come together offering the perfect blend of convenience, charm and comfort. Enjoy the convenience of complimentary wireless access throughout the hotel, bottled water, in-room coffee makers, hairdryers, in-room safes, and iron and ironing boards. Comfortable and inviting, our guestrooms and attentive staff provide a relaxing home away from home.Five different room types meet every request:Standard Queen with one queen bed accommodates up to 2 guestsDeluxe Queen with one queen bed including a sofa sleeper accommodates up to 3 guestsStandard King with one king bed accommodates up to 2 guests (rollaway extra.)Double Queen 2 queen size beds accommodates up to 3 guests.Junior Suite is a larger room with one queen, a sleeper sofa and extra seating area, and accommodates up to 3 guests.Complimentary continental breakfast is offered each morning between 7am to 10am and includes fresh pastries, bagels, assorted cereal, fresh fruit, juice, yogurt, coffee and assorted teas. Hotel Santa Barbara offers complimentary high speed wireless service throughout the hotel, and laptops are available for loan.Please note that smoking is not permitted and we are unable to accommodate pets.Valet parking is located behind the hotel.Dining:A wide array of restaurants are located within steps of the hotel's front doors! There are many options, from casual to fine dining, and the hotel's front desk staff is pleased to assist with recommendations and reservations.Downtown Location:Downtown Santa Barbara's brick sidewalks and tree-lined streets are pedestrian-friendly, and offer inviting open-air restaurants for people-watching. A variety of shops and department stores provide convenient shopping in the blocks surrounding the hotel with frequent trolleys up and down State Street.Attractions:Santa Barbara's many cultural attractions, including the Santa Barbara Courthouse, Santa Barbara Historical Museum, The Presidio, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Stearns Wharf, The Harbor and uncrowded beaches are located within easy walking distance of the hotel.Train StationThe AMTRAK train station is located just 4 blocks from the hotel.AirportThe Santa Barbara Municipal Airport is located 12 miles from the hotel. Various taxi services are available at the airport to provide transportation to and from the hotel.Meeting ServicesHotel Santa Barbara offers two attractive meeting rooms for groups up to 30 persons.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 Noon
Year of Last Renovation: 2013
Floors: 4
Rooms: 75
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 75
Handicap Rooms: 4
Rooms with 1 Bed: 57
Rooms with 2 Beds: 12
Suites: 3
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2
Meeting Space: 1000 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Cancellations must be made by 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time two (2) days prior to scheduled arrival date. To cancel or change a reservation call us directly. Always obtain a cancellation number.
Nightly Parking: $15
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $3.30 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • ATM
  • Bus parking
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Electronic key card
  • Free local calls
  • Generator for sleeping rooms
  • Generator for public spaces
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Laundry valet service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office in room available
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Valet Parking

Airport & Shuttle Information

We are located 11 miles from the local Santa Barbara Airport (SBA).

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Internet / WiFI

Free wifi access.

Hotel Rate Trends at Hotel Santa Barbara

Rate fluctuations of Hotel Santa Barbara

The graph above is averages of room rates for both group/meeting prices and the lowest online individual rates our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was submitted. The most competitive group/meeting discount shown is 12.9% in September 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $274 in the month of March 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Hotel Santa Barbara in a month when rates are lower.

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