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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
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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 yesterday NEW via mobile

Alexis, one of the hotel staff member, was very nice, helpful and kind. The hotel is very well located, very clean and modern. Plenty of places near by the hotel to have a nice breakfast. I would stay again if I come back to Santa Barbara.

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Poole UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First off I wish everyone would stop calling the bathrooms euro style, I live in Europe and have NEVER stayed ANYWHERE with such tiny bathrooms. The bedrooms were designed by someone that should never design another hotel. Period. Our room had two beds, both with one side pushed up against the wall and with a gap 2 feet wide between... More 

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

Dear Neil H, We appreciate your valuable feedback and are disappointed to hear negative comments regarding the size of the hotel rooms. Our historical building is from the early 1900s and contributes to the many unique quirks of Hotel Indigo, one of them being the original compact room size utilized and updated in 2012. I’m sorry the modern-compact rooms were... More 

Boerne, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a gorgeous Santa Barbara day we sat outside of this lovely restaurant and let the wait choose for us. It was wonderful. Tad on the expensive side, but worth it on our last day before we left to board AmTrak at the end of a lovely long weekend in Santa Barabara

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Indigo was the perfect stop on our road trip up the Pacific Coast Highway! Charming and quaint, this little getaway was just what we needed! The rooms were on the smaller side, but the staff was (hands down) incredibly professional and accommodating. Even after check out, they allowed us to use the business suite and made sure that were... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome hotel, pet friendly, great staff, small rooms but you knew that. I don't understand the negative reviews, I was looking forward to hearing the train but didn't hear it once. The rooms are small but very nice, everything's new and the bathroom's are well appointed. The location is great, just a few blocks from the beach and on state... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice hotel in a renovated old building. The rooms are modern and nice in styling, but very small. The night stands are so small I could barely fit my CPAP machine on it and there was only one outlet so situating my plug bar I use for travel was a bit tricky. The space between the bed... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff seemed surprised when we checked out 20 minutes after checking in. The size of the rooms is incredibly disappointing but the train that is RIGHT NEXT DOOR to the hotel is unbearable. We had two trains pass while we got settled in the room. If you are traveling with a companion, aside from the close quarters, note that... More 

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

Dear blankeeta2000, I appreciate your feedback and am sorry to read you chose not to stay with us at Hotel Indigo. We are proud of our convenient location neighboring the Santa Barbara Amtrak station and the modern- compact size of our rooms. For the comfort of our guests we provide very detailed information on all booking websites, review websites, and... More 

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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is end of the main street in Santa Barbara. The staff were great and accommodating. The only reason for only a three star rating is the rooms are very very small and the bathroom was tiny. To fit in the shower they used a curtain that pulled around you. The room was clean and the style was modern... More 

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

Dear Rob, Thank you for taking the time to leave us valuable feedback regarding your stay at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara; our associates were especially happy to see the positive mention! Being a small boutique hotel in a historical building, we do feature unique, modern rooms designed to efficiently maximize the original compact space while reducing our ecological footprint. We’re... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great Euro style hotel with excellent location close to beach and warf. Parking was easy and staff was overly nice and courteous, especially Ernesto who took 15 mins to talk about all the sites close to the hotel. Expected the smaller room and they delivered, I'm used to Euro travel, outdoor patio was perfect for reading and very comfortable with... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The hotel is sleek and modern inside, with a great location off State Street. The rooms are very small but comfortable. The shower is barely big enough for one average sized person. For one or two nights, it's great. Opening the patio door will alleviate any claustrophobia, and they are pet friendly.

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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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