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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 #14 of 52 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
GEBf11 Wakefield, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived to at the country house to find the door locked and no visible sign of life, then by chance saw a member of staff who was very helpful and informed us we had to check in across the road at the Upham hotel. I think this should be highlighted somewhere in the booking process. The room itself was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were at the Upham last week for one night. What a lovely place! There are several indoor and outdoor areas to sit and a beautiful courtyard (online pictures don't do it justice, in my opinion). We had a beautifully decorated standard room that was more than fine and had everything we needed. This Inn is decorated to match the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very accommodating staff, cozy but roomy with a pleasant porch under a large tree.. Stayed in room 32. Ground level adjacent to a small park like area. Dinner at Louie's was excellent. Rack of lamb cooked perfectly.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

With a friendly staff and a welcoming courtyard field to it, The Upham Hotel & Country House felt a little more exotic than it actually is. While parking is a little cramped in the back, that is a small price to pay for the "Inn" feel that you get at this hotel. Plus, the short stroll to many of the... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel itself consists of a main Victorian-style building and several smaller ones, surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds. The interior is cozy. Our room, in the Carriage House, was rather plain, but with all comforts, including windows that opened, bathrobes, a big closet with lots of hangers, and a very comfortable bed. The cold breakfast buffet (that included hot oatmeal)... More 

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

As the oldest "lodging" in Santa Barbara the Upham excels itself. Wonderful room with the comfiest bed ever. Nothing was too much trouble.An amazing selection at breakfast which can be enjoyed on the terrace or in the gardens at the centre of the hotel. Cheese & wine in the afternoons where you can chat to fellow travellers. In the evenings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancé and I stayed here for 2 nights while visiting Santa Barbara from Ireland. Perfectly located 2 blocks off State st., we got to experience the best of the area from this location. Very pretty rooms! We had yummy scrambled eggs for breakfast. The innkeeper was lovely and the younger girl there during the day was so interesting to... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have celebrated our wedding anniversary for the last two years at The Upham Hotel. This year (July 2015) was just as wonderful as last year, but we included our grown children and our new granddaughter -- 6 adults in all. We really enjoyed our 3 cottage rooms surrounding the lovely grass courtyard. We celebrated our Anniversary Dinner at Louie's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late and found a last minute room and then decided to stay an extra night. The rooms are very comfortable and well equipped.Great location with easy access to town. They serve a nice continental breakfast, wine and cheese in the early evening and cookies and milk at night. There are several comfortable spots inside and also outdoors in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in the Hyacinth cottage. Everything was perfect. We asked for two beds and our room had two comfortable queen beds. The room was comfortable, with windows looking out to the courtyard. The closet was a large walk in with built in shoe racks. Free wi-fi, refrigerator in room. Nice furnishings. The staff were pleasant and the complimentary... More 

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