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Santa Barbara, United States
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Santa Barbara is one of those long standing, family owned hotels that keeps the customer first in every situation. They have wonderful rooms, dedicated and polite staff and a great location in the downtown area, but also close to the beach. Love it!

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Dallas, TX
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53 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently spent the weekend in Santa Barbara and stayed at the Hotel Santa Barbara. The hotel's location is excellent - right in the middle of shopping and dining. But visitors should keep in mind the age of the hotel. While the rooms have been updated, the walls are paper thin. Avoid any "01" room as they are next to... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in beautiful Santa Barbara. The newly remodeled hotel is in walking distance to the beach, pier, and marina. Great food and shopping all around this hotel. The staff are amazing, super accommodating and friendly.

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Thank dietzkj
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for short time, but the hotel has a perfect location, very central and near the train station. The building is old, but it has an elevator (a bit slow, without my luggage I prefered the stairs). Very nice rooms, confy beds. The staff was friendly and helpful. I wish I could have stayed longer!

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Durban, South Africa
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price we paid for this older hotel was expensive because the prices were elevated due to it being labor day. The hotel was quaint, our room and bathroom were a little outdated, however the beds were comfy, the rooms were a good size and they were clean. Staff were helpful although I left my mobile charger and adaption in... More 

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Thank kimmyroberts100
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint old hotel with an old fashion charm... Rooms have been updated and are clean. Like most old hotels, the rooms are super noisy and the elevator is an old style with an accordion door. The rooms are clean but super small.

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Thank Lauren K
Penneshaw, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This like many hotels, is a little dated but has charm and is in a good location amongst good shops and nice restaurants.The junior sweet was roomy and very quiet away from busy State Street. The complimentary breakfast is nice but lacks a bit love

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San Francisco, California
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43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel Santa Barbara has a lot going for it. We just spent two nights there, the hotel has character but is in no way old nor needing a facelift. It is beautiful, clean, the rooms are comfortable and spacious, no minibar but a fridge with courtesy water bottles. I paid 563.78$ for two nights, including breakfast. Their breakfast is simple... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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49 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late and needed a room. Very cute lobby in a great location on State Street but they wouldn't negotiate much on the room price or parking charge. The room was clean, view of ugly roofs and postage stamp tiny. Great comfy bed. Nice lobby breakfast (for the US, nothing like Europe) but over $200 for a few hours... More 

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Lone Pine, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Santa Barbara has the looks, charm, and authenticity of a historic hotel, with all the modern conveniences, like high-quality mattress and linens, superb service, and (bonus) chocolates! Its location on historic, tree-lined State Street is wonderful, within walking distance to many great restaurants and the ocean! Valet parking was quick and convenient. It's expensive, but so is much of... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Hotel Santa Barbara, where the atmosphere is alive and the options are endless. Be our guest and discover the personal service and incomparable downtown location that is Hotel Santa Barbara. Experience world-class shopping, fine dining, theaters, galleries, entertainment, great beaches, and so much more...all within walking distance of our front doors. Downtown Santa Barbara beckons from this beautifully restored Spanish/Mediterranean-style hotel mingling historic charm and contemporary comfort. Valet Parking (overnight fee) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Santa Barbara

Address: 533 State Street, corner of State and Cota Streets, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: ₹ 13,405 - ₹ 20,587 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Santa Barbara 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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#12 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#16 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“The elevator is very old and slow. Stay on the ground floor if that is a problem for you.”
 of 5 bubbles wendymiller2016, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Read my review”
 of 5 bubbles perryhs, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor front lovely view of the mountains very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 71bernadettem, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Close but not next to elevator/stairs. Faced northwest, hard to block out morning sun. 319 is a large king; space to move around”
 of 5 bubbles patrickpW3573JR, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you insist on silence, request a room away from State Street, but as I said in my review, it was quiet even directly above the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Wendy882200, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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