Hotel Santa Barbara

533 State St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-219-2797
3.0 Star Property
34.417572-119.696580
+1-800-219-2797
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  • The Avg. Group Discount is 16.4%!
  • 75 rooms in hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • 3 suites in hotel
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 12:00 Noon
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Mobility Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBar King Ca King Simmons Pillow Top Desk Coffee Mkr Free WiFi, Refrigerator Robes Luxury Linen
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCozy Queen
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCozy Room Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior Studio Suite
Non-Smoking

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:
"Very clean and quiet."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Very nice and clean room. The hotel is very quiet as well.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Sep-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Sep 25 to Thu Sep 28 2023 at a $401.99 average nightly rate.
"Great location and wonderful room."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The staff was friendly and welcoming. The room was clean. Would recommend to friends.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Aug-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Aug 09 to Thu Aug 10 2023 at a $332.99 average nightly rate.
"The hotel was clean, and the staff was really nice. Enjoyable"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The hotel was clean, and the staff was really nice. Close to shops and restaurants. Enjoy my stay.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
02-May-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Apr 27 to Sun Apr 30 2023 at a $383.99 average nightly rate.
"Beautiful Hotel"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Beautiful Christmas decor in the hotel lobby!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
21-Dec-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Dec 21 to Thu Dec 22 2022 at a $225.78 average nightly rate.

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. 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.Hotel Santa Barbara offers complimentary high speed wireless service throughout the hotel. Please note that smoking is not permitted.Valet Parking is available for $25.00 per day. Self-parking is not available on the property.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: 2019
Floors: 4
Rooms: 75
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 75
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 3
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1000 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
All groups have a 30 day cancellation policy.
Nightly Parking: $25
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 2.00 Per Night (TBID Assessment)
Parking Fee: 25.00 Per Night (parking is limited)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • ATM
  • Bus parking
  • 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 12 miles from the local Santa Barbara Airport (SBA).

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

$25 per day/per car - Parking is limited at this property. One car per soon as well.

Internet / WiFI

Free wifi access.

Cleaning Policies

Hotel Santa Barbara remains open and we continue to implement enhanced sanitizing and disinfecting and other procedures to ensure the safety of our employees and guests. Hotel Santa Barbara is certified by the California Hotel and Lodging Association Clean + Safe Program which certifies that we are adhering to the highest industry standards of cleanliness and safety.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Jeannine's Bakery & Restaurant - Enjoy delicious breakfast options including pastries, omelettes, and pancakes. Located 0.3 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.
  • Lunch: Los Agaves - Savor authentic Mexican cuisine with a variety of tacos, burritos, and enchiladas. Located 0.7 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.
  • Dinner: The Lark - A popular farm-to-table restaurant offering a modern Californian dining experience. Located 0.5 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.
  • Activity: Explore the Santa Barbara Zoo - Home to over 500 animals, including elephants, lions, and giraffes. Located 2.5 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Scarlett Begonia - Enjoy a delightful breakfast with creative dishes made from locally sourced ingredients. Located 0.2 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.
  • Lunch: Santa Barbara Public Market - Experience a variety of gourmet food vendors offering diverse cuisines. Located 0.6 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.
  • Dinner: The Palace Grill - Indulge in Cajun and Creole dishes in a lively atmosphere. Located 0.4 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.
  • Activity: Visit the Santa Barbara Museum of Art - Explore a diverse collection of artworks from various periods and cultures. Located 0.8 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: The Shop Café - Enjoy a cozy breakfast spot with a menu featuring hearty dishes and specialty coffee. Located 0.4 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.
  • Lunch: Brophy Bros. - Relish fresh seafood and stunning ocean views at this popular waterfront restaurant. Located 1.2 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.
  • Dinner: The Hitching Post II - Delight in a classic steakhouse experience with delicious grilled meats and fine wines. Located 7.5 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.
  • Activity: Stearns Wharf - Take a leisurely stroll along the historic pier, enjoy shops, restaurants, and beautiful coastal views. Located 0.9 miles from Hotel Santa Barbara.

Hotel Rate Trends at Hotel Santa Barbara

Rate fluctuations of Hotel Santa Barbara

This chart illustrates averages of sleeping room prices for both our group prices and the best online individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was submitted. The best group/meeting discount shown is 21.6% in April 2023 and the highest average individual rate is $529 in the month of July 2023. 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.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Hotel Santa Barbara

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Hotel Santa Barbara.

Feel free to use the Hotel Santa Barbara meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Santa Barbara event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Harbor Room 25 x 20 x 10 50025/----24151710--/--30----
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Harbor Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
500 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 20 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Photo of Harbor Room
Garden Room 25 x 20 x 10 50025/----24--1710--/--30----
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Garden Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
500 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 20 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Photo of Garden Room

FAQs about Hotel Santa Barbara

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 Noon based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Hotel Santa Barbara have?

There are 75 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Hotel Santa Barbara?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What parking is available at Hotel Santa Barbara?

$25 per day/per car - Parking is limited at this property. One car per soon as well.

How much does internet cost?

Free wifi access.

Can I get a AAA rate at Hotel Santa Barbara?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Hotel Santa Barbara?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a group rate at Hotel Santa Barbara?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 16.4%.

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