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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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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

This place is great for couples. Every room is unique. Victorian style. The staff is very friendly. The breakfast in the morning is fresh, flavorful and not too heavy. We had the, "Tweedledum" suite. The fireplace and spa tub were a nice touch. Some of the high wear areas of the room are showing some age, but everything was clean.... More 

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Culver City, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the perfect place for a relaxing and romantic getaway. My husband and I had celebrated our 30th anniversary there ten years ago and returned to celebrate our 40th this year. The place was as charming as we remembered, the staff was friendly, helpful and accommodating, the breakfasts were delicious and the wine/appetizer hours were the perfect way to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved the Chesire Cat room for my girlfriend's birthday. When we got there, we were told it was undergoing renovations and we would be in Tweetledum. I was a little perturbed, as we were really looking forward the the Cheshire Cat. Holy cow, Tweetledum was awesome. They upgraded us to this beautiful suite. It totally changed my mood since... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheshire Cat Inn is a charming Victorian B&B located on a quiet neighborhood street in the heart of Santa Barbara. Local restaurants, shops and the pier are walkable. The staff provided warm hospitality and a delicious breakfast, evening wine and treats. The garden in back is a relaxing respite from a long day of touring. Our daughter lives closes by... More 

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Chico, CA
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Santa Barbara is a beautiful city. The Cheshire Cat is within walking or short driving distance of most of the attractions. Because of the name I expected something, well, too cute. It wasn't. The rooms, public and private are very nice. The theme is subtle. Afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres are great. There are two issues which probably cannot be... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, superb, excellent, freindly, a classic in detail.Wonderful breakfast. Short walk to the center of Santa Barbara. Quite environment. Definately one of the best Band Bs around. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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