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Bath Street Inn
3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1720 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101   |  
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Ranked #1 of 21 Santa Barbara B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“EXCELLENT !!! IT REALLY IS !!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

We spent 2 days at this unique and special inn. The rooms are not only well appointed, they are imaculately clean and comfortable. Marie and Deborah and their staff will make your stay a pleasure. Breakfast is a wonderfull delight, and the goodies that they bake daily will tempt you to sample each and every item. Tea, coffee, and a daily taste of the grape with cheese are all a treat.
An easy walk to town to many excellent restaurants, and a short trolley ride to the beach make for a memorable experience.
You will not be dissapointed !!!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

The Bath Street Inn is in a charming neighborhood just a few blocks from State Street and a mile or so from the wharf and beach. We walked to dinner at a local restaurant and Marie's recommendations on places to eat was spot on! The hosts offer tea time and a wine and cheese hour in the parlor and there's a large front porch if you just want to relax. There are about 13 rooms, even so the inn was quiet and restful. Tasty breakfast on the back patio under the wisteria vines. Our room was in the back cottage and was handicapped accessible. We'd stay there again!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Had a lovely stay here as part of our Californian road trip. If you enjoy staying in a traditional B&B this is a great choice. We had an attic style room which was very cosy. The 24hr coffee and cakes were beyond tempting as were the breakfasts. Lovely not to be in a hotel but to feel part of the neighbourhood in Santa Barbara. Sit on the porch with a slice of cake.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Franklin Square, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We recently stayed at the Bath Street Inn for 2 nights. When we can, we love to stay at B&B's for the wonderful atmosphere and personal touch and the Bath Street Inn did not let us down. We stayed in the Wedgewood Room which was adorable. From the corner of the window, you could look out and see the beautiful mountains. Marti welcomed us and we enjoyed talking with her. The food was absolutely delicious. There was afternoon tea with homemade cakes and cookies, wine and cheese served in the early evening and I could go on and on about the delicious breakfasts! We really enjoyed our stay here and highly recommend it.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Athens, Georgia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

My husband and I spent four nights at the Bath Street Inn in mid-August. What made our stay so special was the warm hospitality that the owners gave to all the guests. They went out of their way to address us by our names, chatted with us about local attractions and restaurants, and cooked the most amazing breakfasts. The location of the Inn was also attractive--we walked to State Street each evening for dinner. While our room was rather small (which really didn't bother us) it was comfy and quiet. The only drawback was the bath, also very small with a clawfoot bathtub--charming but a bit difficult to get in and out of.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Aliso Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

My mom and I have been coming home to the Bath Street Inn every summer for the last ten years. The inn keepers Marie and Deborah are like family to us, and always greet us with warmth and hospitality. They get to know each of their guests and truly make the experience a wonderful get-away. In addition to being great hostesses who are passionate about their guests, they are also magnificent historians who are very knowlegeable about Santa Barbara and the vicinity. We love the coziness of the inn, with each room decorated in its own style. There is nothing better than afternoon tea in the garden with delicious, home made desserts. Breakfast is always delicious. The fabulous aroma of coffee, peach-stuffed French toast, and banana muffins that waft through the house in the early morning is indescribable! The Bath Street Inn is the best Bed and Breakfast in Santa Barbara, without a doubt. We will continue to be loyal guests and can't wait to return next August.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

I had a wonderful stay at the Bath Street Inn. I highly recommend if you are in the Santa Barbara area to give this place a look instead of the typical four wall hotel room. The staff are very welcoming and love to chat about the area and gave great suggestions of places to check out in the area. The room was great with mountain views, very clean and a great whirlpool bathtub. The breakfast was heavenly. I have an allergy to milk and soy, and the staff accomodated this by baking special baked goods and breakfast items that I could eat. They had emailed me before my stay to found out what types of food I could and could not eat, which made me feel right at home and showed they really cared about the people staying with them. The patio was also lovely, and my little room balcony was a wonderful place to sit after a day of sight seeing. They also have parking on the premises.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1720 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bath Street Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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