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The Upham Hotel & Country House

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #19 of 61 Hotels in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had the pleasure of staying here recently. The Upham has all a guest could want. Brilliant service, beautiful surroundings and complimentary breakfast,afternoon cheese and wine and to ensure no one goes hungry to bed Oreos and milk. Tea and coffee were available throughout the day, also free of charge. Our double Queen room was clean and tastefully decorated. If I... More

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St. Helens, England
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15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Upham is a lovely place to stay. Outside, it has a real old style American look. Inside, it feels like an English country house hotel. Our room was in the main building, although other rooms are in separate buildings around a central garden. The room was small, but perfectly adequately equipped. We had very efficient air conditioning, although other... More

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Oregon
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went for 1 sat. night w/o a reservation. I'm a planner, so this is rare. It was the end of summer and most of the smaller hotels/B&B's were booked. From the phone call to Charlie to the breakfast the next day, we had a 10+ experience. We drove in late and made the wine & cheese hour, while Charlie checked... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Country House "inn", a few steps away from the main hotel. It's a pleasant inn...without an innkeeper. The paper posted on the door of this graceful clapboard town dwelling sends you ~100 meters to the Upham Hotel for your key. The perfunctory greeting gives you the basics (while neglecting to suggest something so essential as the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the Upham is wonderful and the garden just beautiful. The location is great but if you are looking for comfortable rooms and cozy beds this is NOT the place. The rooms are dark and very small. There was hardly enough room for two us of to move around in. The bed was so uncomfortable that we were... More

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jan1404, General Manager at The Upham Hotel & Country House, responded to this review

We're so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your room and that the bed was not to your liking. We take pride in the way we care for our historic property and are always in the process of updating and redecorating our rooms. Thank you for your kind remarks about our staff, and we are glad you enjoyed... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location blocks from downtown. Nice staff. Condition of the rooms vary (some have a/c) and there is no elevator. One room had a porch with rotting wood and shutters that didn't close properly...clearly more $$ could be put into this property. We enjoyed a king room #64 upstairs..seems remodeled and has a/c and small refrigerator. Breakfast is just ok..average... More

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13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location, location, location. You're one of the half blocks from State Street which is the main drag. But let's stop there. The rooms are small, no air conditioning, no refrigerator, no safe. We stayed on the first floor and you end up leaving your windows open and you feel little vulnerable. We cleared the steam out of our bathroom this... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent 4 nights in Santa Barbara and stayed at The Upham. It is a great location just two blocks from State St. yet still quite quiet. The rooms are updated yet still retain some of the charm that reflects the age of the property. The service is also solid. However if you are expecting more of a B&B... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Santa Barbara many times, but this was our first stay at the Upham. We enjoyed the cozy, comfortable room, the delicious morning breakfast, the close proximity to downtown (State Street shopping), and the comfortable common areas. The reason we didn't mark it a perfect five is due to some late night noise from our fellow hotel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our stay! The room was very comfortable and a lovely bottle of champagne was waiting for us in our room upon our arrival (honeymooners:)) Great breakfast, loved the Oreos, very central. Great place.

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Address: 1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Upham Hotel & Country House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 58
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