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Cheshire Cat Inn

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36 W. Valerio St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family has been coming to the Cheshire Cat Inn for several years now as a family tradition. We love this place! The cottages are great for families, and feels very cozy. It is a romantic place, so when our family shows up with two grandchildren, both under 5, we disrupt the tranquil feelings, but oh well! First off, the... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Cheshire Cat Inn for one night on our trip down Highway 1. I had read raving reviews about this b&b on this site which is what made me excited to book my stay here. We ended up staying in the Mobberly cottage that was separate from the main house since I have two children and thought... More 

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Coronado, California, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cheshire Cat Inn was all we hoped for. We were there for the 4th of July weekend for a wedding. It has a great location and is well managed and in great shape. The arrival was painless -plenty of parking, easy access in Santa Barbara and a congenial hostess. All was made simple. The room and public spaces are... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an own cottage which was really nice, roomy and quiet. The decoration was a bit old but everything was really clean and tidy. Definitely worth revisiting if ever again in Santa Barbara. Just on the opposite side of the street was the main building where breakfast was served. It was nice to meet other tourists from different countries... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in cottage across road from main house- accommodation spacious and clean. Welcomed with happy hour and hors d'ourves which gave us opportunity to meet other guests .ss within walking distance of all amenities and great choice of shops and restaurants

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westlake, ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 night stay with family in a cottage across the street from the main houses at this quaint and very clean B&B. The Inn is just a dozen blocks and a short walk from the center of SB shopping district. There is ample parking on the street or behind the main buildings. Our cottage was across the street from the... More 

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CheshireCatInn, Public Relations Manager at Cheshire Cat Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I’m sorry your recent stay was not up to your expectations and I do appreciate your positive commentary regarding your overall stay. To address your comments regarding traffic noise, it's true to say that our downtown location does incur some morning and afternoon commuting traffic which usually decreases into the evening. As all of our cottages were built... More 

London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I grew up in Cheshire we were curious to visit the inn. We had a great two night stay. Our room was quiet and peaceful (white rabbit) and had a lovely balcony but sadly it was too hot for us to make any use of this. We met some nice people while enjoying the delicious breakfast and during the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our experience was top notch at the Cheshire Cat. Everything about it gives you the comfortable feeling from the great rooms to the great staff! Suzanne and Connie make you feel part like of a family as they chat about your daily activities give suggestions. The breakfast is outstanding, as well as the cocktail hour. The location couldn't be better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling up the coast with my kids, I found this B&B online and was delighted with what I saw. And the stay surpassed anything I had imagined. Since I had my three Children, we had one of the cottages. I loved it, they loved it. So quaint and homey. I wish I had more time to spend there as I... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stayed here for two days in June 2015 and were delighted with the place. The welcome was warm and friendly and we were shown to our Queen of Hearts room, every room being named for an Alice in Wonderland character. The room itself was spacious and comfortable with free wifi. The bathroom was a little small and needs some... More 

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