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The Upham Hotel & Country House

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3.5 of 5
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1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #15 of 53 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
  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great hotel for a business trip. Comfortable, productive and efficient. Great nights sleep and very relaxing breakfast in the morning. Staff was wonderful. Even ate lunch at the restaurant which was fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I spend our wedding night, 10 year anniversary and just recently our 20th year anniversary here. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The grounds are so pretty and relaxing - love all the Adirondacks. The breakfast buffet was especially nice. We will be back and do recommend this to friends and family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay with kids. We got the 2 bedroom cottage which was very spacious and reasonably priced for the amount of space. It has one room with a queen, one room with a king and a living room with a pull out sofa so a good amount of space. The location is perfect in terms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stumbled on this hotel on our way from LA to San Francisco. We had plan for a one night stay but ended up staying for three days. We enjoyed it very much. Our rooms were cosy and the restaurant was good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First let me start off by saying the good thing about Upham: this is by far the nicest place we have stayed in the years that we have been coming to Santa Barbara. We stayed in rooms 24 and 26, both king bed rooms connected by a door. Initially we booked a two bedroom suite with a living room. But... More 

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Anaheim Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Upham Hotel is our favorite place to stay in Santa Barbara. The rooms within the hotel are very comfortable and the little cottages onsite with the fireplace are also very nice and cozy. The staff are always so welcoming and helpful with suggestions, reservations and give you the "locals" favorite places to see.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are nostalgic and long for the days of yesteryear (aging accommodations) - this is the place to go. For a $300+ a night stay - I expected a lot more. Hospitality would have been the first thing I would have expected but the woman at the front desk was awful. My reservation was changed by her upon arrival... More 

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

We are dismayed that our guest felt unwelcomed upon her arrival to the Upham Hotel and are very sorry to learn of her extreme dissatisfaction with our property. Unfortunately, our guest booked with an Online Travel Agent reserving an accommodation for 2 adults. As the booking only indicated 2 adults, we were unaware that a child was accompanying her and... More 

Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing small hotel with distinctive rooms and an awesome location. The room I stayed in had a fireplace and a patio - more of a guest house than a room. It has a wonderful courtyard and places to sit and relax. Wine at night, breakfast in the morning. Steps to State Street and a wonderful atmosphere that helps you feel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Consistent with other reviews, our group had a very nice stay at the Upham. Feels like a slightly larger B and B with excellent service, a very pleasant courtyard and the type of small amenities that make a difference. They have a large porch and you are welcome to grab a drink and enjoy the beautiful Santa Barbara vibe. Additionally,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Stayed in the Country House room annex. Maureen was so very helpful and served a lovely breakfast. The room was well appointed with an incredibly comfortable four-poster bed. Louie's Restaurant is well worth a visit.

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