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Simpson House Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #1 of 61 hotels in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had heard about the Simpson House Inn for years and had stayed in other locations in Santa Barbara, but with our 16th anniversary at hand, we took the plunge and booked the Robert & Julia room for 2 nights this past weekend. The grounds are magnificent. Everywhere there is a lovely place to sit and relax & just enjoy.... More

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Helotes, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay at Simpson House! Everyone was incredibly thoughtful and nice - from getting us excellent dinner reservations, to the wine tasting nightly. The house was adorable and the service the best. Highly recommended. We will definitely be staying there again when back in town.

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Sacramento, California
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Tack room which was spacious, charming and comfortable with a beautiful view of the serene and lovely grounds. The overall location is ideal. We walked to parks, all up and down State Street and to the mission. There are many great restaurants within walking distance. The staff is so friendly and welcoming. Afternoon appetizers and wine... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Simpson House Inn is a magical place. Caught in time this Victorian house has been developed with love and care; from the gardens to the bed linen, from the breakfasts to the quotations with the morning papers, from the personal menu to the personal service, it just all works really well and you can tell everyone cares. It is... More

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elegant garden view,comfortable and clean room , kind and in time services impressed us a lot. The small present of a set of hand printed garden view cards are quite lovely. Simpson House Inn did make my husband and me have a very nice staying experience. We are really willing of recommending this elegant House Inn to our friends and... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Simpson House for 1 night during a long weekend in the Santa Barbara area. We have stayed at many bed and breakfasts throughout our travels as we love the charm and local insight they provide. The Simpson House Inn was a step above all the rest. The small touches and attention to detail... More

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Westlake Village CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a B&B in the Santa Barbara area--look no further, you have found it! It is a delight! The staff is warm and accommodating. The circa 1874 property has been beautifully restored and is meticulously maintained. We spent most of one afternoon lounging on chaises under their trees but you could also relax on the home's... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been staying at the Simpson House since 1995, and have never been disappointed. The grounds are stunning, the rooms are gorgeous, the staff is warm and friendly and the service is second to none! You can walk just about anywhere you want to go in town, which makes the location very convenient. I've been here on romantic getaways,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night in July on our way up the PCH. We chose the Sun Room. This is small room with very small bathroom, however the private rooftop deck is amazing a great place to lounge with a book and have breakfast!!! Lots to do in Santa Barbara and Inn is easy walking distance to town and... More

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So beautiful with lovely touches. The most warm and gracious staff. Breakfast was delicious and the pastries are to die! An easy walk to State Street and all the action. Will be returning soon and hopefully, for many times after that.

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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*
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