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Simpson House Inn

4.0 of 5 121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars NEW

Even though my wife tripped as we were leaving which resulted into a trip to the hospital I still give Simpson House a ten. Their service exceeded our expectations breakfast made to order, name cards where we sat, music was perfect the entire experience was perfect

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Orange County, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you need a place to take a deep breath and relax, Simpson House Inn is it. From our personal greeting when we arrived until we said good-bye, the friendly staff catered to our every need. Hedges surround the secluded Victorian home making it a true get-away. The room was beautifully decorated with antiques, meticulously clean, and very comfortable. The... More 

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San Anselmo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited Santa Barbara in January. We decided to take a chance on Simpson House based on the great TripAdvisor reviews. What a great decision! The location can't be beat. It's basically a 10 minute walk to State Street and the rest of the downtown area. Typically the downside to a downtown location is that it can... More 

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San Francisco, California
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a wonderful time here; the location is ideal for a quiet getaway. It feels secluded but yet close to State Street shopping and restaurants. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. Staff are attentive but not overbearing. Afternoon snacks and breakfast are simple but yet superbly delicious. We stayed in a cottage tucked in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every star earned! The service is flawless and generous. I've stayed several times in two separate bungalows, one better than the next. One of the highlights is breakfast on your own patio. An endless attention to detail complements the romantic setting of this neighborhood Victorian estate. Oh and it's walking distance to the urban wine trail vintners, State Street restaurants,... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I love coming up to stay at The Simpson House Inn. It is a wonderful way to escape city life in Los Angeles. As soon as you get out of your car, you can feel a calmness settle over you. Every way you look the gardens are spectacular. We usually stay in one of the cottages, each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my wife here for a romantic getaway weekend and it was magnificent. The rooms were extremely pleasant to be in and within walking distance of downtown Santa Barbara. There was even a wood fireplace in our room. Great breakfast!

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Simpson House is truly a gem in the heart of the upper east side of Santa Barbara. The staff is wonderful and attentive the rooms are comfortable even luxurious and the ambiance cannot be beat. Whether you are in Santa Barbara for a romantic get away, a business meeting or simply a relaxing vacation you will enjoy staying at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have now had two wonderful luxury stays at the Simpson house. Both times we stayed in one of the cottages. They are beautifully furnished and very comfortable. As soon as you walk into the surrounding grounds, which are lovely, you can smell the flowers. As garden lovers we particularly appreciated this and we had breakfast in a rose arbour... More 

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Encinitas, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Simpson House Inn several times. This is a charming, well-run B&B, and well worth considering for a quiet stay in Santa Barbara. Immaculate, well-appointed rooms; beautiful grounds, great happy hour & breakfast, and a very pleasant staff. Also, it's an easy walk to the shops & restaurants on State Street. What's not to like .... More 

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Address: 121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Simpson House Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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