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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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Van Wert, Ohio
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed in the Cheshire Cat Inn for one night. It was very charming, comfortable and clean. The bed was very comfortable. We stayed in the Mad Hatter's Room. We were provided with a list of nearby restaurants and attractions. We were pretty rushed when we arrived so we did not utilize the wine and cheese hour.... More 

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Burbank, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent our first wedding anniversary at The Cheshire Cat in and it was absolutely splendid! The second you walk in you are greeted by the sweet smells from the kitchen and the even sweeter staff. The Mad Hatter room was adorable and cozy. If you have a love for Alice in Wonderland and charm, this is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed in Cheshire Cat Inn for one night, and we really like the style of this place which is charming, relax, artistic and very clean. Breakfast was very good too. This place is also in a great location, within a walking distance to many popular spots.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quaint, but certainly not worth the price of the suite (Woodland). Also, the wine and cheese hour did not have red wine. We were told that the owner did not want to serve red wine for fear of stains if the wine was spilled by any of the guests. Considering what we paid for our suite, this was not acceptable.

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Burbank, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed one night at the Cheshire cat Inn for our anniversary with a special deal of the white rabbit room and $90 credit to Bouchon, where we had a fantastic dinner with rose petals and personalized card on the table, booked by the lovely Connie. Checking in, we parked in the private lot and out and about to explore... More 

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ireland
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13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed only for one night but would gladly have prolonged our stay. Lovely room, very good nibbles and wine 5.00 pm, in their lovely garden. The inn was very well located, close to State St. and in a very nice area. It was most pleasant to walk back to after dinner (a very good dinner) in a recommended restaurant.... More 

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Mendocino, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived at 3pm on holiday Monday and found the place locked. I rang the bell for five minutes to no avail, then my wife phoned. Fortunately the inn keeper answered and opened up for us. I am registered disabled so asked her, Suzanne, if someone could help with the luggage. She looked horrified and said she was the only... More 

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CheshireCatInn, Owner at Cheshire Cat Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry we did not meet your expectations during your recent visit. It is our policy to greet our guests as soon as possible, however occasionally the Innkeeper and/or their assistant may be with other guests and there may be a short delay. This evidently was the case when you arrived, and we do apologize. As you are aware,... More 

Lafayette, CO
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Cheshire Cat is a quaint B&B with larger-than-average rooms. The bed was incredibly comfortable and the location is perfect for walking to the shops and restaurants on State Street and even the 16 blocks to the beach. We relied on Connie to recommend restaurants and attractions and she was truly amazing. Connie had knowledge of all things Santa Barbara,... More 

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St. Paul, MN
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was fantastic, a short walk to the retail section of State Street. After dining out, it was nice to have a walk home. The room was very nice, the bathroom was beautiful, and it was in a quiet neighborhood so I could sleep with the window open. I liked breakfast, I do not usually eat heavier food like... More 

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gloucester
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28 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights on a californian road trip, the room was very nice and clean, breakfast was ample, the only one complaint i would make is the ignorant selfish people with the room above you have no thought for anyone but themselves, not the b&b's fault whatsoever, so if you are thinking of staying... More 

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