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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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Nassau, New Providence Island
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I began to panic when I read a couple of negative reviews as we prepared to check in the next day. No need to worry, this place was great and everyone, especially Kerry, was very welcoming and gracious. We stayed in the Greenwich Cottage. Room was very nice, smallish but still with a seating area, luxe bath products, wine available... More

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Novato, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our two nights at the Simpson House. The grounds are shaded and quiet - very relaxing to read a book and enjoy the evening wine tasting. The hotel is in a residential neighborhood, and an easy walk to downtown Santa Barbara or the Mission. Another reviewer felt it was too far from the heart of State Street but... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I made our first visit to Santa Barbara and had a wonderful stay at the Simpson House. We stayed in the sun room and loved our private deck. We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast each morning and the afternoon wine and appetizers. It was a short walk to State Street where most shops and restaurants are (lots of... More

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My boyfriend and I took a trip down the coast to Santa Barbara recently, and we chose the Simpson House Inn because of its ratings. Though the service was very attentive, I will not be back because I feel I was mislead by the staff while I was originally inquiring about the hotel. First, let me discuss the good things.... More

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Boulder, CO
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Stayed here with my girlfriend this summer and was disappointed. First, this is really a Bed & Breakfast. We weren't looking to stay in a B&B. We wanted a hotel close to downtown. The website makes it sound like a hotel a short walk to downtown. When I inquired by calling the inn's staff before arriving they said, "We are... More

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Sunny California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I recently organized a couples retreat in Santa Barbara for nine couples with very high expectations. I was looking for a venue in Saturday that would allow the group to spend as much interactive time as possible while having complete peace and serenity in a truly 1st class and unique location. Finally, I wanted a strong element of positive surprise.... More

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Senior Reviewer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The pictures don't do the property justice - it's absolutely lovely! I arrived late and a very nice man Joe showed me to my room, explained everything and took my breakfast order to be delivered to my room the next morning as I know I would be exhausted from traveling. Breakfast arrived just on time and was beautifully plated and... More

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florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I've been meaning to write this for a while. My wife and stayed here during a family wedding in S.B. This is truly a great place. We loved sitting outside in the beautiful grounds. The staff was super friendly. The BB is located in walking distance to all the shops and restaurants. If you want to go to the pier... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My husband and I just celebrated our sixth wedding anniversary at The Simpson House Inn. From the moment that we arrived, we were warmly greeted by Peggy who showed us to our delightful room - complete with a celebratory treat awaiting us in our room to mark our special occasion. Our room was very clean, airy and comfortable and came... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Our wedding anniversary was the occasion for our stay at the Simpson House Inn, an impeccably maintained Bed and Breakfast encircled by gorgeous gardens and quiet seating areas. The staff did everything to welcome us and attend to our every whim. We took a day trip to kayak the Channel Islands and they provided us with a picnic basket for... More

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Additional Information about Simpson House Inn

Address: 121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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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