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Simpson House Inn

4.0 of 5 121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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    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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Ventura, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the Simpson House for a brief getaway weekend and could not have been happier. Upon arrival, one of the innkeepers, Barbara (one of two named Barbara!) came out to our car to greet us and immediately gave us a quick tour of this gorgeous property. Though located right in downtown Santa Barbara, the extremely tall hedges that surround... More 

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Huntington, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun easy to get to and from place. Hotel has nice rooms.,small tv with 30. English Channels HBO SHOWTIME, Food down the road excellent at Bucaneer Bar, And Bon Appetito restaurant" It was a 30 Dollar cab ride to Orient Bay, 12 cab to Airport, 12 ride to phillipsburgh, and to Karakter beach bar

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Chino Hills
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our 51st Anniversary and The Simpson House Inn is one of our favorite places to stay. It is peaceful & serene and within walking distance to shopping, dining & visiting historical places. The food is amazing, the staff is very friendly and accommodating. We can't wait to return.

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Beverly Hills, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed at Simpson House many times, occasionally with adult kids in tow. We've always had a wonderful experience. The grounds give you the feeling of a far off vacation, yet it's just a few minutes walk to some of Santa Barbara's best dining and shopping. The Inn staff is welcoming and attentive, the pre-dinner snacks... More 

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Sitka, Alaska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are in the hospitality business. We know and appreciate the small touches that complete a quality experience...great feeling linens, quality soaps, shampoos etc, nice notes, little sweet morsels, fresh flowers (stunning live orchids). Simpson House had all the bases covered. We stayed in the carriage room, It was a perfect combination of rustic and well appointed,... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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155 reviews 155 reviews
37 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place looks like a retirement place, it is so calm and quiet, the decoration is all classic and old, the service was good, they have a nice afternoon tea, and it is close enough to the main street, to the waterfront you can take a shuttle or a cab for 10 usd. Our room Juila and Robert had a... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My wife and I have enjoyed several stays at the Simpson House Inn. Our most recent was in the Pendle Cottage, a beautifully appointed and very private unit with a lovely view of the garden. As always, the breakfasts were unique and superb, as were the hors d'oeuvres and wine in the evening. The service remains at a very high... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Stayed one night in Garden Room and loved it!! We came up to Santa Barbara to celebrate my husband's birthday and couldn't have picked a better place to do that. The ambience,gardens,cottage,staff were perfect. Everyone made sure our stay was everything we wanted. The breakfast was delicious and served either in the main 2 large guest areas or on veranda... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A great place to stay,very good service and accommodations. My girlfriend and I really enjoyed our stay there. Buffet breakfast is very good as well. The staff are very friendly and they are responsive to all of our requests. thank you

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I have never left a review before but after staying at the Simpson house I feel compelled to. My then girlfriend (now fiancée!) and I stayed at the Simpson house at the beginning of the year and we havn't stopped reminiscing since. From the welcome reception we received upon arrival through to the sumptuous meals available there is nothing we... 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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Also Known As:
Simpson House Hotel Santa Barbara
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#1 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#2 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara

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