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Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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Haley Hotel
Haley Hotel
8.9 Excellent
26 East Haley Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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0.5 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
ExcellentBased on 429 reviews
8.9

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.

Villa Rosa Inn
Villa Rosa Inn
7.7 Good
15 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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0.9 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
GoodBased on 515 reviews
7.7

Providing a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool, Villa Rosa Inn Santa Barbara is located in Santa Barbara and is a short walk from Stearns Wharf. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi during their stay.

Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara
Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara
8.0 Excellent
4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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5.2 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
ExcellentBased on 867 reviews
8.0

Situated in Santa Barbara, Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara offers comfortable accommodation and provides garden views. It features a spa, as well as a free shuttle service, free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.

Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn
Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn
7.8 Good
3850 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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3.0 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
GoodBased on 717 reviews
7.8

Opened in 1963, Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn is located in Santa Barbara and offers a Jacuzzi, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Sandpiper Lodge
Sandpiper Lodge
7.8 Good
3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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2.5 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
GoodBased on 1,415 reviews
7.8

Situated in Santa Barbara, Sandpiper Lodge - Santa Barbara provides 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool. There is also a fitness centre with a swimming pool.

Mason Beach Inn
Mason Beach Inn
8.2 Excellent
324 West Mason Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
ExcellentBased on 2,057 reviews
8.2

Less than a 20-minute walk from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station, Mason Beach Inn provides guests with a convenient base while in Santa Barbara. It also offers a 24-hour reception, an outdoor pool and luggage storage.

Casa Del Mar Inn
Casa Del Mar Inn
8.6 Excellent
18 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
ExcellentBased on 329 reviews
8.6

Less than 20 minutes' stroll from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station, Casa Del Mar Inn provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Santa Barbara. It also offers a terrace, laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi.

Oasis Inn and Suites
Oasis Inn and Suites
7.6 Good
3344 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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2.3 mi from city centre, Santa Barbara 
GoodBased on 1,553 reviews
7.6

Oasis Inn and Suites is located in Santa Barbara and offers free Wi-Fi. It also features a garden and an outdoor pool.

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 hotel 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.

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Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Santa Barbara:$344/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$49/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$262 - $433
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$261 - $414
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Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
9.2 Excellent
1260 Channel Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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3.4 mi from city centre,  

Guests of this luxury hotel will appreciate the seclusion of its private beach and on-site spa and wellness centre, all located a short car ride from the centre of Montecito. It also provides outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool and a sauna.

$31
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Motel 6 Santa Barbara- State Street
Motel 6 Santa Barbara- State Street
7.1 Good
3505 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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2.5 mi from city centre,  

Motel 6 Santa Barbara-State offers a comfortable setting while in Santa Barbara. It also provides an outdoor pool, a designated smoking area and a vending machine.

$96
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Town and Country Inn
Town and Country Inn
6.5 Good
2800 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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1.8 mi from city centre,  

Town and Country Inn Santa Barbara is located in Santa Barbara and offers free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to discover the area's attractions.

$102
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Sandpiper Lodge
Sandpiper Lodge
7.8 Good
3525 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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2.5 mi from city centre,  

Situated in Santa Barbara, Sandpiper Lodge - Santa Barbara provides 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool. There is also a fitness centre with a swimming pool.

$112
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Sunset Motel
Sunset Motel
7.4 Good
3504 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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2.4 mi from city centre,  

Sunset Motel Santa Barbara is situated in Santa Barbara and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also provides a Jacuzzi and free Wi-Fi.

$122
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Oasis Inn and Suites
Oasis Inn and Suites
7.6 Good
3344 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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2.3 mi from city centre,  

Oasis Inn and Suites is located in Santa Barbara and offers free Wi-Fi. It also features a garden and an outdoor pool.

$124
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Rose Garden Inn
Rose Garden Inn
6.5 Good
3643 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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2.6 mi from city centre,  

Located in Santa Barbara, Rose Garden Inn is a short drive from Mission Santa Barbara and Goleta Beach. It also provides a ticket service, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

$125
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The Presidio
The Presidio
8.1 Excellent
1620 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
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0.6 mi from city centre,  

The Presidio provides 3-star accommodation in Santa Barbara. It also features free Wi-Fi, a designated smoking area and free bicycle rental.

$133
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Hotel prices in Santa Barbara

2 stars and under

$96 - $319

Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara

#1 Most popular

$134
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Sandpiper Lodge

#2 Most popular

$112
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Motel 6 Santa Barbara- State Street
$96
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3 stars

$138 - $793

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

#1 Most popular

$250
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Best Western Plus Santa Barbara

#2 Most popular

$164
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Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn
$138
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4 stars +

$31 - $672

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

#1 Most popular

$582
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Harbor View Inn

#2 Most popular

Harbor View Inn
8.9 Excellent
$270
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Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
$31
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Where to stay in Santa Barbara

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?

    428 reviews rated The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara with an average score of 8.3/10. It may also be worth looking into the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, which received a rating of 7.8/10 from 836 reviews. Hotel Milo Santa Barbara could also be a good option, with a score of 7.9/10 from 1,595 reviews.

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

    Hotel Milo Santa Barbara is a good hotel close to Santa Barbara County Courthouse - it has scored 7.9 over 1,595 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 El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara, with 181 HotelsCombined users scoring it 9.1/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Stearns Wharf?

    836 HotelsCombined reviews of Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort score it 7.8/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Stearns Wharf.

  • How much do hotels in Santa Barbara cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Santa Barbara is $380 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data. The average price of a 4-star hotel in Santa Barbara around is $476 per night, whereas for a 5-star hotel it’s $1,098 per night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Santa Barbara?

    Over the last 3 days, Santa Barbara hotels have been found for as cheap as $88/night in searches by HotelsCombined users.

  • What are the best hotels on State Street in Santa Barbara?

    Hotels in Santa Barbara are not only affordable, but are also much-desired holiday stay locations in the USA. On State Street, you can stay in the Harbor Inn Hotel, which faces the ocean, giving you a natural, beautiful beach view. Because of its prime location, you can walk to the popular Santa Barbara waterfront. It’s also near the Funk Zone and the Urban Wine Trail, if you would like to go for a walk. On the same street you’ll find the Hotel Californian, a perfect location if you’d like access to public transportation; it’s just one block from the Santa Barbara Amtrak Train Station. This hotel is also a short distance from the beach. Among the cheap hotels in Santa Barbara is the Motel 6, which is a short distance to the city’s downtown, where there are various restaurants.

  • Are there kid-friendly hotels in Santa Barbara?

    Family-friendly hotels in Santa Barbara are numerous thanks to the priority they give to families to help parents have fun without worrying about their children’s safety. The first place to consider when you’re booking a kid-friendly hotel in Santa Barbara is the Rosewood Miramar Beach Hotel. It’s a 4-star hotel off Highway 101, which sits on a large property next to Miramar Beach. The kids will enjoy visiting the beach for some fun and games. The hotel is also near the famous Stearns Wharf. To find cheap hotels in Santa Barbara, you should consider the Hotel Milo Santa Barbara. It too is regarded as one of the more kid-friendly hotels in Santa Barbara and is nestled between the ocean and downtown Santa Barbara. The hotel is a few minutes from the Santa Barbara Zoo, where the children can admire the wonderful animals, making for a fun afternoon. Another option from among the multiple kid-friendly hotels in Santa Barbara is the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, which borders the Santa Barbara Zoo, the Andree Clark Bird Refuge wetlands, and Cabrillo Park.

  • How do I find a peaceful and quiet hotel in Santa Barbara?

    Among the Santa Barbara hotels located in peaceful and quiet neighborhoods is the Palihouse Santa Barbara. It’s located on a tree-lined street in the historic Presidio neighborhood, near the Stearns Wharf and the Old Mission Santa Barbara. This hotel is highly accessible, since it is very close to Highway 101 and a few minutes from the Santa Barbara Airport. Hideaway Santa Barbara, Kirkwood Collection Property is another hotel that’s located in one of the quiet neighborhoods in Santa Barbara. It is on a lively street and is a short walk away from the shops and dining spots at Stearns Wharf. It’s also close to Leadbetter Beach.

  • What neighborhoods in Santa Barbara have the best restaurants?

    The Funk Zone is one of Santa Barbara’s neighborhoods that’s especially regarded as a restaurant hot spot. One of the most popular restaurants in the neighborhood is Mony’s Mexican Food, located on Anacapa Street. The restaurant serves Mexican dishes, traditional cuisine, and a selection of salsa with numerous flavors that will excite your taste buds. The Lark and Lucky Penny is the second restaurant worth visiting in the neighborhood. It is likewise located on Anacapa Street and provides seasonal dinner specials on the menu, alongside a standard, year-round menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Another restaurant worth checking out in Santa Barbara is the Metropulos Fine Foods Merchant located on Yanonali Street. The restaurant serves soups, sandwiches, and gyros. This restaurant serves Greek cuisine primarily, one of the few Greek restaurants in this neighborhood or in Santa Barbara.