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The Secret Garden Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   1908 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #9 of 22 Santa Barbara B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • 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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Bristol, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very different B&B but refreshingly so after staying in impersonal hotels - much more home from home. We stayed in the Yellow House. There was plenty of room for the 4 of us and the house had a fully equiped kitchen. As we were staying mid holiday it gave us chance to catch up on our washing! Staying in... More

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Santa Clarita, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a fan of old and funky type vacation rentals and this place looked great on-;line. Unfortunately there were many small problems causing this to not be worth the money. I stayed in the Oriole. We tried to check in 20 minutes early, but there is a strict 3:00 check in. Sadly, when we did check in the room... More

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Fullerton, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We love The Secret Garden Inn! Having stayed here several times in the past six years (and trying other places as well), it became our favorite place to stay in Santa Barbara. You can either stay in the main house or in one of the several small units in the back. We've done both, but staying in one of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

my wife and I just came back from a 3 day trip to Santa Barbera, we stayed at the secret Garden, it was our first time, we enjoyed every minute of it due to the hospitality and the special care that we received . we had every morning a full breakfast to order prepared to us by a beautiful young... More

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Arlington, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We liked our room and the private patio area in front of the room. I cannot comment on breakfast as it wasn't served before we had to leave at 8am. The owner was friendly the evening before as we shared a taste of wine with her in the kitchen. The grounds could use a little more upkeep and there were... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We really enjoyed this Inn - we had one of the small rooms in a side cottage. Very cute, and the private hot tub was wonderful! The breakfast was delicious - good coffee, tasty egg casserole, pastries and other baked treats and fresh fruit. The brownies in the evening were addicting. We were sorry to miss the happy hours! We... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

What a beautiful house. It makes you feel at home! Nice atmosphere, fresh decoration, pastries or something homemade at the kitchen whenever you want, with an open patio for having breakfast outside...it was perfect! And Dominique, the owner, was an amazing and helpful woman, giving us all the info we need to have a fantastic day there. We wish to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Our every request was addressed on a timely basis. This B and B was quiet and scenic. The owner takes pride in her business and it shows. She was very knowledgable about the area and guided us to the best restaurants and wineries.

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Lake Forest, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We came up for a concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl and had been looking to try a B&B - what a treasure the Secret Garden is. We stayed in "Cardinal" room with its great bed (queen), sweet seating room and IMMACULATE bathroom. We loved the evening reception in the back garden with wine & cheese, on our visit Shelby... More

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Los Angeles, CA
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We have stayed here many times over the past 15+ years but the last few times have been very disappointing, and sadly our most recent weekend visit was just horrible. I hesitate to post negative things but in this case, with so many options in Santa Barbara, I do not recommend this place. The clutter and dust all over have... More

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Address: 1908 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Secret Garden Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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