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Seattle
Reviewed 18 October 2015

A pearl in downtown SB; can walk anywhere. Rooms are very special; you can also get a cottage. Fabulous garden w/romantic places to sit. Great breakfasts -- even for a carnivore like me (place is vegetarian) 5PM wine &hors d'oeuvres are exceptionally good. The opposite of a mass-market hotel; one feels at home. We have been there for quite a...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I have been to Santa Barbara on a number of occasions but only on my last visit did we have the pleasure of staying at the Simpson house. We opted to stay in one of the cottages in the grounds rather than in the main house and were very pleased with our decision. We have a perfect blend of luxury...

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Brea, CA
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We enjoyed our stay at the B&B. Wonderful food served at Breakfast and afternoon wine and appetizers. The Staff was warm, friendly and helpful, and very classy. We had perfect weather, and the outdoor gardens with fountains were relaxing. There are several areas of outdoor seating, and the garden is large enough that even if there are others nearby, there...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 October 2015

The Simpson House Inn was an absolute pleasure to experience, my boyfriend and I are already looking forward to staying here again as soon as possible! We checked in late (just before 9pm) which wasn’t a problem because the most wonderfully friendly, gentle mannered host welcomed us outside as we arrived and then showed us upstairs to our room called...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We have stayed at the Simpson House many time and have had a wonderful experience each time. The staff is fabulous, beautiful ambiance, lovely rooms, delicious food and wine and an overall magical stay. Great for a special ocassion. Guests seem to come back over and over again.

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marlow
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Within minutes of arriving the wonderful ladies of Simpson House (Peggy & Barbara?) got rid of our stress & tiredness from 19 hours of travelling (London) with the warmest and most personal welcome! We were taken up to our lovely room and a very short while later were sitting on our sunny verandah with glasses of wine and a wide...

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I wanted something special for my wife for our 24th anniversary. The Simpson House Inn was that and so much more. We stayed in the Margaret Simpson room and loved it. We have never had better customer service anywhere. Bree and Laura were amazing as they were attentive and eager to fulfill our every need. The wine and hors d'ouevres...

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laguna beach, ca
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The Simpson House has the distinction of having been the only 5 star B&B in the United States. So when we spotted The Mary Simpson Room (the least expensive room $215/nt because the private bathroom located a short step across the hall) we grabbed it. If you are on a budget, this is an excellent opportunity to stay in this...

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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely time at the Simpson House Inn. Staff was kind and treated us with love and kindness.. We felt at home there. Breakfast was delicious as a loving grandma baked for us. Bedroom was very cosy. We would surely go back there anytime!!!

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We've been to the Simpson's House quite a number of times, it sets a very high standard and we always compare any other getaway place with it. The staff is wonderful, very friendly and helpful with recommendations for places to visit, booking dinner reservations and special requests. On our recent visit they prepared picnics for us for a beach day...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Concierge
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Simpson House Inn

Address: 121 E Arrellaga St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1903
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: ₹ 22,812 - ₹ 40,856 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simpson House Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Simpson House Hotel Santa Barbara
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Expect a hike up old creaky stairs or request a downstairs room or cottage.”
kents633, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Every room is fantastic. We stayed in the Robert & Julia room and enjoyed the expansive deck for beautiful sunrise and sunsets”
jacobh370, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“driveway is a bit tight but provides comp parking”
FlamingoResortSpa, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I'd be inclined to take one of the outbuildings -- more secluded.”
winst0n4, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Julia and Robert Simpson room, has a wraparound veranda.”
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Choogee, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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