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Cheshire Cat Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   36 W. Valerio St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #3 of 22 Santa Barbara B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a marvelous overnight stay at the Cheshire Cat during our journey from SF to LA. What a lovely place with a very waSrm welcome, sweet room dressed out in Laura Ashley apparel (we had the March Hare room). Well within walking distance of Santa Barbara centre with ample choice of restaurants, Cheshire Cat provides a helpful list and description... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cheshire Cat was terrific . The place was impeccable. The room was nicely decorated and staff were great. The breakfast was good and they served wine at night which was a surprise. Definitely recommend it.

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San Clemente, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend and I recently stayed 2 nights. The homes and grounds are impeccably kept. The afternoon happy hour and hors d'oeuvres were fantastic. Also, the breakfast is amazing. The room was quiet and comfortable. I will definitely return.

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Pennington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely Inn in Santa Barbara was our last stop of 5 during our wonderful 30 anniversary trip to California. It was definitely the best of several nice hotels and inns. The Queen of Hearts room was so nicely appointed and we especially enjoyed the large whirlpool tub. The grounds were very appealing and meticulously kept and the breakfasts and... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful staff; made us feel very welcome. The Queen of Hearts room was outstanding; very comfortable. Great location (close to the harbor but not congested at all). The food was an absolute delight. I would highly recommend to anyone.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first hotel out of 5 for our trip up the CA coast, and I would have to say it was one of the BEST! The location, comfort of the rooms and the homemade breakfast the next morning were absolutely all wonderful. Just about everything we visited was within walking distance, and the B&B rooms and grounds (huge,... More

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first visit to Santa Barbara. The inn is well situated within walking distance of downtown and the pier. The staff and Inn Keeper were friendly and concerned for our needs. We stayed in the Bramhall cottage that was very comfortable. However be advised that with any structure of its age, the floors were very noisy when walking... More

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to be booked into the Cheshire Cat Inn for a wedding weekend. The Inn is lovely and in a central location to access Santa Barbara itself. We didn't have the opportunity to take advantage of the complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres or other services but, based on the quality of the Inn itself, I'm sure it... More

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Fairfax, VA
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure what the Swiss family meant about noise at all! When we had breakfast, which was homemade quiche that morning, we were surprised there were so many guests as it had been so quiet. We stayed in Jean's room with a very good king size bed, immaculate and upscale linens and easy access to anything we needed. There were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed here for one night in August. I think we used every service. The Inn was so well thought out. The room was equipped with everything we needed and more. We had the wine and cheese in the evening, then we walked to a lovely restaurant, later we used the hot tub. Then, breakfast in the... More

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Address: 36 W. Valerio St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cheshire Cat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Cheshire Cat Inn Santa Barbara
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