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Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara

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Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

While people say the rooms are small this hotel has a wonderful location, great staff, is very dog friendly and very comfortable rooms. Our room had an outdoor patio which was perfect since we had our Golden Retriever with us. It is close to several of the Urban Wine Trail tasting rooms and close to the beach. I highly recommend...

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Amanda G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Andy, Thank you for your glowing review! We are happy to hear that you, and your golden retriever, enjoyed your stay! Our compact yet comfortable rooms encourage guests to take advantage of our beautiful outdoor space and location. Four-footed guests are always welcome at our hotel, and we are pleased that you were able to explore our walkable wine...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall great experience. Missing room service but told restaurant is coming soon. Hotel staff was very friendly and helpful on things to do and places to visit especially for our little one. Great location - close to the wharf and near lots of great restaurants and wineries. All within walking distance, shuttle also available.

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Gunnison, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is very clean and newly renovated. It is two floors without an elevator. The rooms are nice but small. It reminders me of a European boutique hotel. There isn't much room for luggage there was a luggage rack but I didn't see a place to put it. Two people with luggage would not fit. The shower is European...

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Amanda G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Debby, Thank you for taking the time to provide valuable feedback and bringing important details to our attention. We’re glad you enjoyed Hotel Indigo's boutique hotel design and would like to inform you we are currently renovating several rooms which includes improving the modern showers. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience experienced with the wakeup call; this is extremely...

Waterbury, Vermont, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location! Located at the end of State Street. Just a 5 minute walk to the beach boardwalk, and a 5 minute walk to the Winery section of town: Funk Zone! Rooms are comfy but really small, and the gym is too small to work out in. Staff was wonderful.

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Amanda G, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Jed B, Thank you for the positive review! We appreciate your feedback and our front desk associates were happy to recommend our nearby favorite wine tasting rooms and beautiful beach! Santa Barbara is a perfect town for exploring on foot; we hope to welcome you back on your next getaway!

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was pleased to discover this quaint and recently renovated hotel. It is in a great location, very clean facility and cute ambiance. I would recommend this location for work or holiday travel. The best part was the walkability to all of Santa Barbara's amenities.

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Amanda G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Your review made our day! We appreciate your eye for detail and are glad you enjoyed the modern design of our hotel. We hope to welcome you back to our Funk Zone location and encourage you to try out our new restaurant coming soon. Thank you so much for the review!

San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Friends booked me a room for the evening because we had and Valentines event at the Arlington Theatre. We needed 3 rooms and the Indigo was able to accommodate us all. Everyone was very curteous and professional. Rooms were adequate and very well designed. This will be a perfect place for an overnight stay. Also when all the surrounding renovation...

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We were on our way southwards to L.A. and spent the night at the Indigo. It could not have been more convenient. A short 5 minute walk from train depot to hotel lobby was a welcome relief as tired as I was. We had previously made reservations, had asked for a quiet room (after all, it is adjacent to the...

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Located in the uber-hip Funk Zone, Hotel Indigo scores high marks for location. But guests should not be allowed to use the rooms until the ludicrous shower situation is remedied. The "shower" in the hip bathroom has a curtain, but no physical wall to drain the water. Our bathroom flooded both nights, the water pooled out to the entire room,...

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Amanda G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Devo18, Thank you for providing valuable feedback following your recent stay; we appreciate your suggestions and do have a positive solution. Currently the hotel is in the process of remodeling each bathroom with a new design to greatly improve the water slope efficiency of the showers. The European standing shower bathroom size will remain compact to continue operating with...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Wonderful staff, cute room, and great location!!! The concierge was very helpful in directing us to fun local places and providing us with coupons for two for one wine tastings. Overall a really awesome experience at this hotel.

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Amanda G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear annakchang33, It was our pleasure to welcome you as our guests and recommend several of our favorite eateries and wine tasting rooms; we're glad you enjoyed exploring our local neighborhood! Our staff members appreciate your comments and hope to welcome you for another great experience. Thank you for the wonderful review!

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed at the beautiful , modern Hotel Indigo in Santa Barbara. 500' from the beach, pier and lots of great Resturaunt's. They had the best WiFi at 30mb up and down and have some of the nicest staff anywhere, including the valet and front desk staff. Lots of modern glass, white and grey decor and one of the...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara blends historic splendor with sophisticated design and offers eco-friendly, artful lodging steps from the Funk Zone, Stearns Wharf, and Urban Wine Trail. Contemporary art, colorful murals, and a plant-filled living wall grace this 41-room boutique hotel. Guest rooms feature spa-inspired showers with Aveda products and the smaller footprint characteristic of environmentally friendly lodging. Select rooms have private outdoor gardens and mountain views. Facilities include a business center, fitness room, boardroom, art library, living wall, open air lounges, and a MCASB Satellite art museum. Stay in the heart of art at Santa Barbara's hottest address! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara

Address: 121 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3529
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: ₹ 14,531 - ₹ 24,938 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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#3 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#15 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#26 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“upstairs, ask for quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles 758edo, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are small, go for a queen instead of King, you will have more room”
 of 5 bubbles 548sj, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“To get more space, book a room with a garden sitting area. It was worth the extra $$”
 of 5 bubbles AnneAndrews, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a neighbor with a dog who barked quite a bit- but we weren't bothered. No other noises-but loved our patio on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles amybY7093QW, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were pretty much the same, ask for a first floor with a patio if they are available.”
 of 5 bubbles 756neilg, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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