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Spanish Garden Inn

4.0 of 5 915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Wiltshire, England
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108 reviews 108 reviews
41 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I are British and we've stayed in Santa Barbara many times over the years, at various hotels, but had never visited the Spanish Garden Inn until our visit in September 2014. We got a good last minute deal on a room and drove in from Ojai. We'd checked reviews beforehand and came here with high expectations, all... More 

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Groveland, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a three night stay in Spanish Garden Inn when we celebrated my wife's 70th Birthday in Santa Barbara. Although a bit above our normal price point we decided to splurge a little because of the occasion and we have no regrets. This is a beautiful and comfortable place with excellent accommodations. We were upgraded to... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Donasdhu, Happy Birthday once again to your lovely wife! Welcome to Santa Barbara and thank you for choosing us for your special occasion. From your other reviews it appears you had a great time here as you hit some of our favorite dining spots. Now that you have found us we look forward to your return visits Sincerely, Brian Cogswell... More 

Richmond, VA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely and quaint boutique hotel atmosphere. Service was outstanding and front desk staff were knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Very nice breakfast with hot items included in the room rate. Wifi also included as well as free covered parking. Good location close to shopping. Rooms were well appointed with a gas fireplace and gorgeous balcony to enjoy breakfast.

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

leotraveler, I'd say 65 reviews qualifies you as a knowledgeable traveler and so your review is particularly pleasing to us. Thank you for the review and for choosing to stay with us. I will pass on your compliments to the staff! See you next visit, Brian More 

East Setauket, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Two blocks from State Street and one block from Handlebar coffee. Very nice quiet street, Staff is friendly and hopeful, hey its southern California, Mellow Mellow Mellow. Underground parking and charging station. Breakfast was very nice with plenty of choices. Room and interior furnishings high end. Seems more like an adult atmosphere than child friendly but other reviewers .....

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

James, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am glad that you found us to be such a relaxing destination. Though trust me when I say that it isn't easy for the staff to remain decaffeinated and mellow with some of the world's best coffee within a stone's throw. We look forward to your... More 

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255 reviews 255 reviews
40 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second review and second stay here. First was with husband on business. This trip was a girlfriends shopping trip. Again… a perfect stay. The staff is SO HELPFUL. The location is great, just 2 blocks of the heart of shopping on State street. Parking, WiFi, and a great breakfast are INCLUDED in the price. The breakfast is... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

PismoLulu, It was so nice to see you again and thank you for bringing all of your girlfriends this time. They clearly had a great time and we loved meeting them all. I will pass on your kind review to the staff. See you next visit! -Brian More 

Maplewood, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful staff and very accommodating with young children. Nice rooms, lovely breakfast and great location. Walking distance to pier, playground and all the stores and restaurants Would love to return and explore the area more and stay here again.

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

duncan88, Thank you for the review and for choosing us for your vacation stay. We like to think that we are equally accommodating to guests of all ages, 88 hours to 88 years. :-) We will look forward to your next visit. -Brian More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Inn is simply a gem. It was my BFs first time back in SB since graduating college and my first time period. This Inn is -thankfully- not on state street but a comfortable walking distance to delicious restaurants and some of SBs most historical sites. All of the staff was welcoming upon our arrival as well as informative and... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Veronica, We wish you had stayed longer as well. Brian H. in particular very much enjoyed talking with you and helping you to plan your time. So glad that you have now discovered Santa Barbara and we look forward to many return visits. Sincerely, Brian Cogswell More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I hosted our rehearsal dinner/welcome reception and wedding reception at the Spanish Garden Inn over two nights in May of 2014, and we couldn't have asked for a better venue! Christine, Brian and the rest of the staff went above and beyond to make our wedding weekend as comfortable and smooth as possible. Our friends and family... More 

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Christine P, Director of Sales at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Hello mmg n, We are in awe of your stunning review. It was such a pleasure to be a part of your wedding celebration. I have to say, you did it right. It was clear everyone had a jubilant time. Thank you for choosing our property. We are thrilled that you have such a positive memory to treasure! My very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I wanted to spend a quiet weekend in Santa Barbara and had a wonderful experience at the Spanish Garden Inn. The staff was AMAZING and extremely helpful and offered their time and information so willingly. We had a wonderful room with its own fireplace and balcony and all was private without feeling closed in. We did have... More 

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Christine P, Director of Sales at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Hello Hara N, Wow- that is a great way to describe your quiet and wonderful Santa Barbara stay with us! You mentioned our customer service and that means a lot. We welcome you back when you're ready for another get away! My very best, Christine More 

Lawrence, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three nights in the Spanish Garden Inn last week and it exceeded all expectations. Just a few blocks from State Street, close to the Arcada with great restaurants, shops and historic buildings, the hotel is a very private, beautifully appointed respite. Though built only about 10 yrs. ago it has the ambiance, grace and charm of an old... More 

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Brian C, General Manager at Spanish Garden Inn, responded to this review

Carol, When we redesign our website next quarter we might just have to hire you to write the copy for it :-) What a lovely review. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with others. We can't wait for your return. Sincerely, Brian More 

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Address: 915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Spanish Garden Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Of The Spanish Garden
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#1 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
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#6 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara

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