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Hotel Santa Barbara

533 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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South Pasadena, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've stayed at this hotel two weekends in a row recently due to family related business in the area. Santa Barbara is super pricey but this hotel is good value. Service is friendly, the rooms are spacious and clean, and despite the fact it is on State Street, if you request a room away from the street it will also... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice small no frills hotel. In the best location to all bars and restaurants. Short stroll to beach and pier. I booked a queen room and nice and comfy. Inward looking room which was fine however if you want a view outside better ask. Nice free continental breakfast in foyer. If that isn't for you Starbucks in nearby or couple... More 

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arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is wonderful! The employees are so friendly and go out of their way to make your stay the best it can be. Rooms are perfect. I looked and looked at all the different hotels in Santa Barbara from all price ranges and so glad we chose Hotel Santa Barbara. Thanks for the great experience! Will definitely come back.

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Hotel Santa Barbara! We've stayed here 4 times over the past 3 years and we are never disappointed. The location is amazing, and the hotel itself is charming yet totally modern at the same time. The staff are always kind and the rooms are clean with comfy beds.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were excellent, unfailingly helpful and professionial. My room was tidy and well appointed, however the stain on the carpet and a little peeling pain near the shower took away from the gracious atmosphere. Unless you are really picky, this hotel is a wondeful place to stay when you really, really want to be downtown and service matters to... More 

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Lake Stevens, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We could not be happier with our stay at Hotel Santa Barbara. This is our second stay, and simply have nothing but positive things to say. From check in to check out, we were delighted! This is an old and historic building, but there is nothing that feels like it's in disrepair. Okay, the elevator was a bit slow. :-)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Santa Barbara is a beautiful hotel located on state street. The location is great- right next to shops and less than a ten minute walk to the beach. Our room included a keurig which is always nice. Valet Parking is located right behind the hotel. Great location for a reasonable price (considering it is california). We paid $200 a... More 

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Irvine, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a short road trip up the coast of California, our first stop was Santa Barbara. Our Hotel, the Hotel Santa Barbara, a lovingly, beautifully "remodeled" old hotel. Remodeled is not quite the correct word, for, as its brochure explains, the hotel occupies a site where in 1876, a hotel began the tradition. This is indeed not the same building,... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is a great hotel in a great location in Santa Barbara. Rooms have been renovated and the morning complementary breakfast is very nice. This has all the feel of a boutique hotel that is very reasonably priced. Great restaurants and shops right out the front door. I highly recommend to anyone coming to Santa Barbara. Jim Kenan

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Love this hotel!! Old hotel that has been remodeled, but retained the historical look. Right on State Street & by great stores & restaurants. You can walk to the beach - but would be a long one. Valet parking only (but worth it) & breakfast included (but we walked to French Press). Rooms are decorated in calming colors & my... More 

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