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Chef's Dream at Santa Barbara Beach by RedAwning
Chef's Dream at Santa Barbara Beach by RedAwning
Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 

Chef's Dream at Santa Barbara Beach by RedAwning provides a comfortable setting when in Santa Barbara. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

Haley Hotel
Haley Hotel
9.0 Excellent
26 East Haley Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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0.5 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
ExcellentBased on 420 reviews
9.0

Haley Hotel is situated centrally in Santa Barbara and is within a 10-minute walk of Santa Barbara Amtrak Station. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access.

2br W/ Fire Pit Near Beach & Downtown 2 Bedroom Home
2br W/ Fire Pit Near Beach & Downtown 2 Bedroom Home
Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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0.9 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 

1318 Chino Street Home 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Home offers a comfortable setting when in Santa Barbara. It also provides free Wi-Fi.

Studio Cottage in Santa Barbara #144023 Studio Bedroom 1 Bathroom Cott
Studio Cottage in Santa Barbara #144023 Studio Bedroom 1 Bathroom Cott
8.0 Excellent
Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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3.7 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
8.0

Studio Cottage in Santa Barbara 144023 Studio Bedroom 1 Bathroom Cottage is located in Montecito and offers free Wi-Fi.

The Inn At East Beach
The Inn At East Beach
8.0 Excellent
1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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1.8 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
ExcellentBased on 777 reviews
8.0

Inn at East Beach is situated in Santa Barbara and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It also features an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

Palihouse Santa Barbara
Palihouse Santa Barbara
8.8 Excellent
915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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0.3 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
ExcellentBased on 11 reviews
8.8

Conveniently positioned, Spanish Garden Inn offers easy access to Santa Barbara's best hot spots. It also provides free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool.

Autocamp Santa Barbara
Autocamp Santa Barbara
2717 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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1.7 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 

AutoCamp Santa Barbara offers 3-star accommodation in Santa Barbara. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, free bicycle rental and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara
Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara
7.5 Good
433 Corona Del Mar Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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1.7 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
GoodBased on 8 reviews
7.5

This comfortable motel in Santa Barbara offers free wireless internet, as well as an outdoor pool and an express check-in and check-out feature. It is located a short stroll from Santa Barbara Zoo.

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites
Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites
8.1 Excellent
2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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1.2 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
ExcellentBased on 893 reviews
8.1

Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites is located in Santa Barbara and features a Jacuzzi, a free shuttle service and free Wi-Fi. The multiple facilities this unique hotel has to offer include an outdoor heated pool, an express check-in and check-out feature and a safe.

Ala Mar by the Sea
Ala Mar by the Sea
6.5 Good
102 West Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
GoodBased on 433 reviews
6.5

Located a short walk from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station, Alamar by the Sea Motel is a convenient base when in Santa Barbara. It offers free wireless internet in public areas and is steps from Stearns Wharf and other well-known attractions.

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Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Santa Barbara:$344/night
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$262 - $433
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$261 - $414
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About Santa Barbara

Dotted with Spanish Revival buildings and historic pier, Santa Barbara is a picturesque place to soak up the Southern Californian sunshine. It’s perched on gentle hills that slope down to the sparkling Pacific Ocean, which means you can explore the city’s historic attractions or cool off on a palm-fringed beach.

Things to do

With red-tiled roofs and whitewashed stucco walls, Santa Barbara’s architecture is a definite highlight. The 18th-century Mission Santa Barbara is one of the best examples of the Spanish Revival style, set in lush gardens with sweeping ocean views.

State Street serves as Santa Barbara’s main drag, lined with an appealing mix of cafes, bookshops, and boutiques. You’ll also find some of the city’s best restaurants and nightclubs clustered along the strip. Arigato Sushi serves up the best California Rolls in town, while M8RX Nightclub is famous for its all night DJ sets.

Need to cool off? Head to one of Santa Barbara’s golden beaches, such as the popular Arroyo Burro, a curving bay fringed by swaying palm trees. While you’re at the waterfront, don’t miss Stearns Wharf, a historic wooden pier with an upbeat atmosphere.

With a mini train and plenty of grassy picnic spots, Santa Barbara Zoo is a firm favourite with families. Just outside the city is Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, where you’ll find an oasis of Japanese tea gardens, wildflower meadows, towering redwood groves and other picturesque settings.

Getting around

Downtown Santa Barbara is pedestrian-friendly and ideal for getting around on foot. Local buses and downtown shuttles can whisk you around the city, with most departing from State Street. If you want to cruise along the waterfront, you’ll find a handful of bike rental shops down by Stearns Wharf. Santa Barbara Airport is an easy 15-kilometers drive west of downtown. 

Santa Barbara travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Santa Barbara?

    894 reviews rated Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites with an average score of 8.1/10. It may also be worth looking into the Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, which received a rating of 7.9/10 from 169 reviews. Franciscan Inn & Suites could also be a good option, with a score of 8.6/10 from 1,247 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Santa Barbara County Courthouse?

    Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites is a good hotel close to Santa Barbara County Courthouse - it has scored 8.1 over 894 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Santa Barbara near Santa Barbara Bowl?

    The most popular hotel near Santa Barbara Bowl is Palihouse Santa Barbara, with 11 HotelsCombined users scoring it 8.8/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Stearns Wharf?

    169 HotelsCombined reviews of Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara score it 7.9/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Stearns Wharf.

  • How much do hotels in Santa Barbara cost?

    $441/night is the average price of a hotel in Santa Barbara, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 3 days.

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    Over the last 3 days, Santa Barbara hotels have been found for as cheap as $109/night in searches by HotelsCombined users.

  • How much is a hotel in Santa Barbara tonight?

    Users have found prices for hotels in Santa Barbara tonight starting as low as $112, rising to an average cost of $379, based on searches in the last 72 hours.