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Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   121 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a short walk to everything. The Blue Tavern next door was amazing. The locals seem to love it. The only down side was hauling my luggage up the stairs because there is no elevator, but if your traveling light it's not a problem. I probably should have taken them up on the help up they offered. The hotel... More

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Belgium, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This spring we went on a tour to the west of America. we have had 15 different hotels. The last hotel we went to was hotel indigo. The hotel itself was very pleasant. The people were friendly and the rooms were clean. Our opinion is changed when we got home. We got the bill and the $ 14 we had... More

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

Dear Saskia, Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Indigo. We do not wish to portray you as a criminal, only to provide the same amenities and comfort to every guest in every room as you experienced during your stay. I apologize you disagree with the hotel’s procedures in ensuring every guest room has these items. Please contact me... More

Fortaleza, CE
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff was courteous but somewhat automatized. Location was outstanding: walking distance to Santa Barbara pier and historical downtown. Complimentary wi-fi and parking lot. There was a little restaurant connected to the hotel, but only coffee itself was complimentary for guests - we had to pay for the rest of the breakfast. There is a train line crossing just a few... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is situated on State street (restaurant and shopping street) just a few minutes walking from the boardwalk, the central beach and the pier in Santa Barbara. I.E.: location is perfect. Everything you need is within walking distance. Better yet, the restaurant in the same building looks cool and according to locals is a good place for lunch or... More

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

Dear Kethom, Thank you for the review of Hotel Indigo’s prime location, friendly staff, restaurant, and compact designed rooms. We enjoyed reading your detailed feedback and appreciate the information you’ve left for future guests, especially about our sunny patio rooms! The Amtrak station next door has provided a convenient car-free option for many travelers and we advertise our location so... More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this hotel. The staff was helpful and friendly. rooms are extremely small but there are some nice sitting areas including two covered out door areas. Great location to beach and to the funk zone or short walk down State Street for shopping. It is by the train but I did not hear it where I was.

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

Dear Debbie, We appreciate you taking the time to share what you loved about Hotel Indigo! Our patios are a great spot to enjoy the Santa Barbara sunshine while taking a break from walking to the Funk Zone, beach, or downtown. Thank you for the positive review! More

Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was slightly small and there isn't an elevator. But- the room was modern, VERY clean and nicely decorated. Staff were really helpful and knowledgable about things to do nearby. The location is good- easy walking distance to the waterfront and downtown Santa Barbara. Also free self parking :) It's near a train line but I have to say... More

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

Dear aileneoh, Thank you for the wonderful comments of the hotel's great location and modern style. Our staff members were happy to recommend our favorite local spots. We hope to see you on your next visit to Santa Barbara! More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here on a mini-moon to Santa Barbara, and the room we got was absolutely minuscule! The shower and toilet were essentially in the same place, and even though it had a garden patio, it was too small to enjoy. It also smelled musty. Overpriced for my experience.

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

Dear valued guest, I’m very sorry to hear the negative comments regarding your recent stay at Hotel Indigo. 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 door. I apologize our hotel was not a good fit for your travel... More

Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely love the style of this hotel and all "Hotel Indigos". Modern, minimalist and contemporary. I have to say, however, that this hotel had particularly small rooms.... like you had to watch where you were walking as to not bump into the bed!! The bathroom was so small, when I sat on the toilet my feet were in the... More

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

Dear Mstude, Thank you for taking the time to leave us valuable feedback about your stay; we love your appreciation for Hotel Indigo’s signature contemporary, modern design! Being a small boutique hotel in an older building, we cleverly utilize the original compact room style which also reduces our ecological footprint and allows us to be a certified Green Engage business.... 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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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara #15 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara #19 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara #21 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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