Hotel Californian

Hotel Californian

5 stars 

36 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

ExcellentBased on 251 reviews


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About Hotel Californian

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of Hotel Californian, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on July 11, 2024.
Hotel Californian is situated in Santa Barbara and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides a Jacuzzi, an outdoor pool and a sauna.

Guests staying at Hotel Californian can enjoy the stylish rooms ...

Good to Know

Check-in time4:00 PM
Check-out time12:00 PM
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+1 805 882 0100

Amenities at Hotel Californian

  • Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Spa


  • Wine glasses
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Cribs available
  • Feather pillow
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hot tub
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Key card access
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laptop safe
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Lowered sink
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Rooftop pool
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fireplace
  • Sea view
  • EV charging station
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Slippers
  • Socket near the bed
  • Additional toilet
  • Sofa
  • Alarm clock
  • Allergy-free room
  • Balcony
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Sauna
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Dining table
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness center
  • Streaming service
  • Windsurfing
  • Hiking
  • Massage


  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Spa
  • Beauty salon
  • Shuttle service (free)

Reviews for Hotel Californian

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at Hotel Californian, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 252 reviews of Hotel Californian to date. Review data was last updated on July 11, 2024.
Very goodBased on 252 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Gorgeous hotel in excellent location. (in 46 reviews)
  • Gorgeous hotel in excellent location. (in 24 reviews)
  • This hotel is beautifully decorated. (in 22 reviews)
Cons -
  • Front desk staff not great. (in 4 reviews)
  • But I was charged a pet fee? (in 3 reviews)
  • A bathtub would have been good in a five star hotel room. (in 2 reviews)

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Photos of Hotel Californian

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Hotel Californian is located at 36 State Street in the neighborhood of Santa Barbara. Popular landmark data was lasted updated on July 11, 2024.

Most Popular Landmarks

West Beach0.2 mi
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Santa Barbara Zoo1.5 mi

FAQs when booking at Hotel Californian

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Hotel Californian. FAQs were last updated on July 11, 2024.
  • How close is Hotel Californian to the nearest airport, Santa Barbara Airport?

    At 8.7 mi away, Santa Barbara Airport is the closest airport to Hotel Californian. The average expected drive time from Hotel Californian to Santa Barbara Airport is 0h 17m. It’s a good idea to research traffic trends between your hotel and the airport.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Santa Barbara Airport to Hotel Californian?

    For the most freedom while visiting Santa Barbara, consider renting a car for about $36/day and parking it at Hotel Californian where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Hotel Californian guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Santa Barbara.

  • Is Hotel Californian considered pet-friendly?

    Hotel guests at Hotel Californian are welcome to bring most pets like cats and dogs. If you have another type of pet, is it suggested you contact the front desk.

  • Is there a pool at Hotel Californian?

    Yes, Hotel Californian has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • How close is Hotel Californian from the Santa Barbara city center?

    Hotel Californian is just 0.9 mi away from the center of Santa Barbara. You can easily get to other landmarks from Hotel Californian, including Lobero Theater, which has been found to be a popular place to visit amongst tourists.

  • What is the Hotel Californian phone number?

    For assistance regarding your reservation at Hotel Californian please call +1 805 882 0100.

  • Does Hotel Californian have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Hotel Californian has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center at Hotel Californian?

    Yes, there is a gym available to Hotel Californian guests. Gym hours may not be 24 hours so it is recommended you ask the front desk during check-in.

  • What is the check-out time at Hotel Californian?

    The standard check-out time at Hotel Californian is 12:00 PM. Guests can usually check-in from 4:00 PM. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

  • How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara?

    Usually Hotel Californian room prices are around $809/night, with the cheapest deals starting from $524/night. Prices vary based on many factors (e.g. dates, time of year, room type etc.) so use the form above to see deals for your intended stay.

  • Is there a restaurant at Hotel Californian?

    There is a restaurant located in Hotel Californian. Please contact them for kitchen hours. The hotel also has a bar.

  • Does Hotel Californian have a laundry service?

    There’s a laundry service at Hotel Californian that can be used by guests. There is also an ironing board and iron in the accommodation.

  • How far is Hotel Californian from Old Mission Santa Barbara?

    Hotel Californian is about 2.2 mi from Old Mission Santa Barbara, one of Santa Barbara’s most popular landmarks.

  • Is Hotel Californian close to The Arlington Theatre?

    If you want to see The Arlington Theatre while visiting Santa Barbara, Hotel Californian is just 1.2 mi away.

  • Does Hotel Californian offer accessible rooms?

    Yes, Hotel Californian provides accessible rooms for guests requiring them. Make sure to check the deals available on HotelsCombined for the latest availability.

  • What is the cheapest month to stay at Hotel Californian?

    For the best chance to save money on your Hotel Californian reservation, consider staying in January, when prices are typically at their lowest ($254).

  • In what area of Santa Barbara is Hotel Californian located?

    Hotel Californian is located within the area of Santa Barbara. Utilize the map on this page to understand where Hotel Californian is in relation to the rest of Santa Barbara.

  • Are there any other Preferred hotels in Santa Barbara?

    In total, there is 1 location in Santa Barbara. The most popular Preferred property in Santa Barbara is Hotel Californian.

  • What is the cheapest day to check into Hotel Californian?

    Consider checking into Hotel Californian on Saturday, when the nightly price is typically at its lowest (average nightly rate of $731).

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