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Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara

3.0 of 5 121 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Santa Monica, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Indigo for a weekend wedding in Santa Barbara. Although we got a "discount" through a travel website, we were still paying over $300/night for a room smaller than the one we booked in Amsterdam. If you don't like the feel of a European econo-room, do not stay here. The size of the room was the first... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Indigo is cheery and bright, although the rooms are incredibly small. They are cozy and comfortable but the real issue is the bathroom. The shower isn't closed off, making it feel like you are showering on the toilet. There are curtains to create a barrier between the rest of the bathroom and the shower, but they make the shower... More

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Kelli_nak, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review regarding Hotel Indigo’s modern design, location, and friendly staff members. You are right, our restrooms feature a European standing shower separated from the toilet area by a full length swinging glass door. I apologize the efficient use of space was not a good fit for your travel style.... More

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
30 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the start, you have to accept that these are "mini" rooms. However, the beds are really comfy and how much time do you really spend in your room when you are on holiday in this part of the world? I'd certainly recommend getting a room with a patio area, we spent an hour outside in the chairs in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara for our wedding anniversary a few weeks ago and I wanted to make sure I took some time to write a review. We stayed in one of the 1st floor King bed rooms with a nice little private patio. The room was small sized but quaint and perfect. The wet... More

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Bob&Terry, It was our pleasure to have you two as our guests on your special anniversary weekend! We appreciate your positive, informative review of the hotel’s unique amenities, convenient location, and Blue Tavern restaurant. I am especially pleased to read your wonderful comments of our housekeeping, maintenance, and front desk associates; your comments are highly motivating to everyone at... More

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off I just want to say what a beautiful hotel this is ! It has the best location right next to the beach I just wish I got into this town sooner so I could sight see a bit. i got in at around 12:30 a.m. at the hotel and was greeted by jeff. I was really hungry and... More

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Greg, Thank you for the positive review of Hotel Indigo’s location, design, and wonderful staff. Our knowledgeable Night Manager, Jeff, was happy to greet you after a long day of travel and recommend some delicious late night food. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel next time you are in Santa Barbara! More

New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel earlier this month and it was just ok. It's new so it's clean but it feels a little cheaply done and the room we stayed in was almost underground. And it was wheel chair /Old folks accessible, which is fine except it's not the sexiest of vibes for a young couple. I guess if one... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear xsimmons, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review regarding your recent stay. I am pleased that you have noticed the cleanliness of our hotel. I would like to apologize for any inconvenience the room conditions may have caused you. Rest assured that the issues you have raised about the room conditions have been documented and... More

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service provided by Alexis at Hotel Indigo and Bridget at the Blue Tavern Restaurant next door was outstanding! I highly recommend this hotel...the rooms are compact but the friendly and helpful staff more than make up for it! Alexis went above and beyond giving restaurant recommendations and helping us plan the perfect itinerary for our short trip!

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Amanda L, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Cat112014, Thank you for the sweet review of our awesome location and restaurant! The compliments towards our helpful and friendly staff, especially Alexis, are always appreciated and highly motivating to read! More

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just was completely dumbfounded at the lack of space in this $300+ a night hotel. I would never stay there again. If you are alone, the room would work I guess. But for two people, it's simply claustrophobic! The positives really, the ONLY positive is that it is in a good location. I just wish I would have searched... More

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Amanda L, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear LIsa J, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review regarding your stay at Hotel Indigo. I’m very sorry to hear the negative comments regarding your recent stay. You are right, our rooms are all compact in size and the restroom features a European standing shower separated from the toilet area with a full length swinging glass... More

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small hotel with great amenities--delicious restaurant, nice fitness center, excellent staff, uniquely designed room, outdoor space, and the most comfortable bed ever! Great location on State Street and just a block from the beach! So many restaurants in the area and cute little shops and coffee bars.

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Amanda L, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne S We're happy you enjoyed our hotel and neighborhood as much we enjoyed having you as our guest. Thank you for the wonderful feedback, we look forward to your next visit to Santa Barbara. More

michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have lived in SB for years but most recently been living in various cities around the US. A great opportunity brought us back to SB but until the official relocation happened I was in SB without a place to stay. I chose the Hotel Indigo due to previous meetings that I have held in the Chicago property. Needless to... More

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Amanda L, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear MichiganjimMI Thank you for taking the time to provide positive feedback about your stay; I am happy we "pleasantly surprised" you with our efficient use of space and design choices. We’re honored to be your accommodation of choice while traveling in Santa Barbara for business or leisure! Being a fun and unique hotel while providing professional, reliable service is... More

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Address: 121 State 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 — Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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