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Spanish Garden Inn

4.0 of 5 915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Braunschweig, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very pretty, Spanish-style looking bed & breakfast. Beautiful courtyard with a little fountain, private balconies or patios, all the amenities one might expect from a hotel. Very friendly and helpful staff with lots of knowledge about the local wine and restaurant scene, very attentive and fast service. Terrific breakfast buffet with fresh fruit, pastries (sweet and savory), yogurt, bread/jams,... More

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Cologne, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Spanish Garden Inn is a beautiful and charming hotel. The rooms are clean, large and nicely furnished. The staff is very friendly. The most charming thing about the hotel we found is the inner courtyard with beautiful plants and flowers. Breakfast can also be enjoyed here. The hotel is very centrally located, just a short walk to State Street.... More

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Calabasas, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was just at the Spanish Garden Inn this last weekend. From the front desk people, Brian and Marley to the "Happy Birthday" set up for my husband, pure perfection!. We had a beautiful corner room with a private patio. The room was very comfortable and clean. A very nice size shower and tub. Brian had suggested a restaurant for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful, quiet hotel in the centre of Santa Barbara. We had a gorgeous room just near the pool, with its own terrace where we had breakfast. The bathroom was excellent, with a separate shower and bath. The room was perfect, with a wonderfully comfy bed and cosy sitting area (with a fire - not needed while we were there).... More

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

Vicki, Thank you for joining TripAdvisor for the purposes of writing a review of your stay at the Spanish Garden Inn. I am pleased to read that you found our property to your liking. We hope this was the first of many stays to come. Thank you, Brian More

Seattle
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to stay in downtown Santa Barbara. Perfect location (3 blocks from State Street). The staff is truly world class. Everyone there was so nice and helpful. The rooms are wonderful and very comfortable. We would highly recommend this place to anyone who appreciates a slightly smaller hotel, with a luxury atmosphere. ps--the breakfast is outstanding.

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

Bob in Seattle, The staff is blown away by your compliments. Thank you for the review and for mentioning the excellent breakfast. My waistline can attest to the bounty of offerings at our complimentary morning meal. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Brian Cogswell General Manager More

Port Townsend, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A look at the rankings of the 724 comments posted to the Spanish Garden Inn says a lot; such was how I found it. The property is beautiful and sealed off from any street noise. I came solo in September, with my wife in April. Both rooms were spacious and each had a balcony for end of the day relaxation.... More

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

Harper, You have rapidly become one of our most cherished visitors. I enjoy swapping travel stories with you and am so glad that you have made us your preferred getaway. Thank you for sharing your experiences with the TripAdvisor community. See you in the spring, if not sooner! Sincerely, Brian Cogswell More

Esher, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as we got here we were made to feel extremely welcome. I won't go into the long drawn out details, but we had taken almost 20 hours door to door from London and we were greeted by a smiling CJ who upgraded us to a suite and booked us into a local restaurant within walking distance of the... More

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

Nigel M, Flying, especially into a US airport, is always hectic and stressful . I am so glad that we were able to quickly relax you and put your mind into vacation mode. I will be sure to let CJ know your compliments. We hope you will brave the skies again for a future visit to Santa Barbara. Sincerely, Brian... More

Little Rock, Arkansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this Inn. Good location, just 3 blocks from State. Rooms are just charming and each of our three rooms were different. Beds are comfortable, huge bathtub, with great bath products and great bath linens. The Continental breakfast is great. Love the courtyards for sharing a glass of wine. Service was exceptional. I would stay here again and again.

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

Brenda M, We loved having all of you with us. Some guests are just easier and more fun to serve. Thank you for making our work so enjoyable and we look forward to your return. Sincerely, Brian Cogswell General Manager More

Bay Area, CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a quaint, special and quiet place to stay in Santa Barbara as described by other reviews. Street side is a throughfare but still feels off the beaten path nonetheless. Friendly staff wonderful rooms and patios abound. Overall the grounds are maintained very well with an atmosphere befitting of their website representation. Areas that left something to be desired: pool... More

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

classof78, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. I will share a secret with you...which is that we are planning a full-scale upgrade of our fitness area, equipment and offerings. It's very exciting and we can't wait! We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Brian Cogswell General Manager More

New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Santa Barbara and we were looking for a nice place within walking distance of attractions and restaurants since we didn't have a car. Spanish Garden Inn fit all our needs. Boutique feel, outstanding staff, spacious rooms and nice amenities. Lots of great value-adds, too, such as free wifi, newspaper, complimentary coffee, water, juice and... More

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

lyna, Thank you for the review. I am glad to see that you had such an enjoyable stay with us. Aren't car-free vacations the best? So relaxing. We have the perfect location in Santa Barbara for a car-free vacation experience and it is great that you took advantage of that. We look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Brian Cogswell... 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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