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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 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 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 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at The Secret Garden for the weekend. Loved every part of our stay. We were welcomed by a kind staff that made numerous recommendations on restaurants and local spots to visit. Loved the wine and cheese at 5pm, the late night desserts and the very delicious breakfast offered each morning. It was very relaxing, quiet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's different from other similar places we have stayed in Santa Barbara closer to the water. This is a mixed neighborhood of houses and apartments. Dark at night. They have a cat in main house. Breakfast is included. We have a free standing small house. Comes with a private outside spa, which we did not try. Quiet. They serve breakfast... More 

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Hesperia, California
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Regular sized bedroom with a private bath. Clean and well kept. The queen size bed is comfy. The grounds are nice, service is friendly. There is a wine and cheese get together in the evening, nice. Very nice stay!

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

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
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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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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
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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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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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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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