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Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   121 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Alexandria, Virginia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very cool hotel, wasn't sure where to stay since we'd never been there, but this was within walking distance of the old town, and close to the beach as well. I thought I'd reserved a King room which was changed to a queen room, and I didn't pay attention when I received my itinerary. So they were fortunately able to... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our 3 night stay at this hotel. Yes I'd agree with other reviewers that the rooms are small, but they are very nicely decorated, clean, and there is everything there that you need. The Blue Tavern next door was an unexpected bonus and did great tapas style food which we enjoyed on our first night. In our first... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely decor, interesting design, rooms bijou but worked well, loved the roof terrace where you could sit out & easy walk to beach/pier or shops. Only downside was noise from adjacent building site (forget using the garden/yard) & the train which sounds it's horn v v loudly in the middle of the night & early morning. Ask for a room... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, this hotel is a great choice: it's clean, modern, in a super convenient location and there is free wifi! Pros: - 2 blocks to the beach - walking distance to the urban wine trail - nice spa products in the bathroom - dog treats in the lobby for your furry friend - saltwater taffy in the lobby for you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is colorful and patio is lovely. The bathroom is tiny with maximization of use of space to create a shower stall. Glass door slides in front of toilet. The coffee service is in the closet. Space use was very efficient and we did not feel crowded. Neighborhood is the funk zone. We were there a night before the... More

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

Dear dziran, We appreciate your eye for design and small space efficiency! Our modern rooms utilize their original compact size and reduce our ecological footprint while providing all the necessary amenities. We’re glad you enjoyed a taste of Old Spanish Days, the Funk Zone, and Blue Tavern! Thank you for the great review. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here a few days ago. "We" included our dog, who was welcomed with a goodie bag upon check in. Room was immaculate! Hotel is walking distance from State St. shopping and steps from cool places to eat. The beach is also nearby. Would definitely stay here again!

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

Dear Jeanine, It was a pleasure to have the two of you and your dog as our guests; we love being pet friendly! Our prime location is great for a relaxing walk and really feeling like a Santa Barbara local. We look forward to providing even more recommendations during your next visit! More

Claremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed in different hotels up and down state street. Let me start by saying, the welcome feeling that we received from Frank at the front desk was a great way to start. The History of the hotel was that it used to be a hostel and was converted. I asked. The restroom is a great space saving idea.... More

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

Dear Ruben, It was a pleasure to have you and your family as our guests at the hotel and we also enjoyed hosting your exciting private World Cup party! We value the comments and tips you've provided for future guests regarding the design, location, and unique amenities such as the art library. Hao and Frank were especially pleased to be... More

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fun cutting edge hotel, close to everything. Front desk staff exceptional! Rooms though small are comfortable and exceptionally clean. Definitely will return. Thank you Frank (front desk)for all you great recommendations!!!

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

Dear adacomstock, We’re happy Hotel Indigo’s modern accommodations and prime location were a great fit for your travel style! Our staff loves providing recommendations to our favorite local spots and Frank was especially pleased to be mentioned. We look forward to your next getaway to Santa Barbara! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a great afternoon in SB and decided last minute to stay overnight. We were intimidated by the prices of the hotels and at first glance thought staying the night would not be possible at $500 a night! We seen Hotel Indigo was a reasonably priced hotel and went for it! I'm so glad we did!... More

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

Dear Christine, We're so happy Hotel Indigo's modern, cozy design was a great fit for your spontaneous Santa Barbara getaway! Thank you for the wonderful compliments of our front desk associates, valet, and restaurant service; we take pride in superior customer service and your comments are highly motivating. We hope to see you again soon! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in a compact king room with private patio with our small dog. The room faced the railroad tracks, but this never seemed to be a problem and wasn't loud overnight. The patio was a great add on since the room was compact, but everything was extremely clean and comfy!

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

Dear Rachael, It was a pleasure to have you two and your dog as our guests! We’re happy you enjoyed the garden patio room and hope to welcome you back on your next trip to Santa Barbara! 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*
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#3 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara #15 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara #18 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara #21 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara blends historic splendor with sophisticated design and offers eco friendly, artful lodging steps from the Funk Zone, Stearns Wharf, and Urban Wine Trail. Contemporary art, colorful murals, and a plant-filled living wall grace this 41-room boutique hotel. Guest rooms feature spa-inspired showers with Aveda products and the smaller footprint characteristic of environmentally friendly lodging. Select rooms have private outdoor gardens and mountain views. Facilities include a business center, fitness room, boardroom, and MCASB Satellite art gallery. Stay in the heart of art at Santa Barbara’s hottest new address! ... more   less 
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