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Hotel Santa Barbara

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2014

The hotel was perfect for what we wanted. It was close to all the restaurants and shops. The rooms and beds were very comfortable. They provide car parking for $10 per day which is very good. Justin the car park attendant was extremely helpful with places to go and eat. The reception staff were extremely polite and very helpful. I...

1Thank Kerrie D
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Great place that I found by accident when arriving in Santa Barbara coming from LA. Right in the middle of everything Dining Entertainment and Night Life. Rooms..Excellent and updated really comfortable for a Historic Hotel. Excellent Diner/bar/restaurant depending on the time of day right across the street. Highly recommend

Thank Crossbonz72 .
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Nice remodeled hotel situated directly on State Street. Super location with easy, modestly priced valet parking. Comfortable rooms, bedding and bathroom both in very good condition. Hotel is priced well, and has a typical buffet breakfast. I would consider staying there again for a long weekend, but hotel is void of recreational amenities, as advertised.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

This is an old hotel that was restored beautifully. Very clean and nice decor. Staff was professional and the continental breakfast was satisfying. Stayed in room 203 our view was the parking lot. This hotel is in a great location. I would stay here again.

Thank Romanticgal
Ardmore, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 July 2014

This is a very polished, historic hotel right on the main street of Santa Barbara. It was very convenient for walking to shops and restaurants. The windows had super double glazing to ensure quiet. They had a generous continental breakfast in the lobby included. Our only difficulty is that they have valet parking located behind the hotel. When we pulled...

Thank RoderickPA
Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 17 July 2014

If you are planning a trip to Santa Barbara and want to stay in a place that is walking distance to great restaurants, the museum, beach, shopping and clubs and you like to be in the hub bub, this is the place to stay. Small rooms but very comfortable. Basic amenities but who needs a lot if you are on...

Thank Ann U
valencia, CA
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I travel to Santa Barbara for work and need to keep my expenses down, while keeping myself comfortable. This hotel fits the bill. My room was comfortable and the bed and pillows were fantastic! (I would love the pillows for my house!) The front desk staff was friendly and the breakfast filled me up before I set out again the...

Thank littleshelley
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The location is wonderful, centrally located and very nice and clean.Valet parking and we never needed out all again all weekend.The windows make it soundproof. Just a wonderful place. but no pool, and we were not looking for one. just 4 blocks to the beach.

2Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Hotel is in a very good location right in the centre of everything. Room was tiny but nicely furnished - struggled with the chairs in the room and storing our stuff due to lack of space so if i stayed again, i'd get a larger room. Valet car parking was good value at $8/day. I've read about the refurb which...

1Thank ang123travel
Hayward, California
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Third stay at this hotel in the past five years. Location doesn't disappoint if you're looking for a convenience. It's right in the middle of all the action on State Street (great shopping, restaurants, spas,etc.). The hotel itself is quaint. Very quiet and elegant. Very popular amongst foreigners. A upgraded continental breakfast to suffice both Americans and foreigners. It also...

1Thank vernae_graham

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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 

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Address: 533 State Street, corner of State and Cota Streets, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: ₹ 13,625 - ₹ 22,425 (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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“Rooms overlooking State Street can be louder”
 of 5 bubbles FlorenceTraveller2, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Finding the parking lot entrance can be a bit challenging, but once you find it, no problem.”
 of 5 bubbles T1367CQgeorgel, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“go to a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles chriscY7450OG, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our room (#201) was adjacent to the elevator and we were able to hear it, albeit softly.”
 of 5 bubbles EdinColorado, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very quiet hotel we were on the top floor. They should explain how the elevator works as it is an older model.”
 of 5 bubbles JimW326, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
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