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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really wanted to love this place but it just wasn't for us. Service was top notch, no doubt. Our room was not the best choice (sun room) .. Bathroom is extremely small! We couldn't move in the shower. Food and coffee was not very good either, but that's just our opinion. We will not return. Parking was nice and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful, historic B and B , well located within walking distance of State Street. Nice, quiet street and lovely grounds. We stayed in The Weather Vane room which for us was wonderful. The breakfast was delicious and in the afternoon it was wine and snacks, yum. The Simpson House staff were so accommodating and helpful. It was our anniversary weekend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Simpson House Inn was amazing from the moment we arrived! We stayed two nights in the Katharine McCormick room and wish we could have stayed longer! The room was very comfortable and quiet and the food was amazing. The staff was welcoming, kind and all around wonderful. We will definitely return to Simpson House Inn on future trips to Santa... More 

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Thank Cali2ME
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in town for performances @ music academy of the west and wine tastings and used the SHI as our home base for 4 nights. We have not enjoyed stays at other 5 star hotels any better than there, plus the intimate atmosphere allowed us to meet some wonderful folks from around the globe

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Thank rpgrodzicki
Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear rpgrodzicki, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn. We are glad you found a home while enjoying the music academy of the west. Again, thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you next year for the music academy performances. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were more than happy to stay there! Super friendly staff and a wonderful house. We had a wobderful room and felt like been thrown back in time. Everything is very beautiful decorated and its very close to the central street. We really didn't want to leave.

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Thank Theres H
Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Theres, Thank you for your comments and thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn. We did not want you to leave either and we look forward to your return. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here the night before our wedding, and my now-husband joined me the night of our wedding. It was the perfect spot. Simpson House staff were so accommodating and helpful. I was able to check in early (after calling ahead), they allowed me to have hair and makeup for my bridesmaids and family done in my room (helping direct... More 

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Thank ToyitaW
Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear ToyitaW, Congratulations and thank you for making the Simpson House Inn part of this special day. We enjoyed having you here and we are so delighted that our grounds were able to be used for your photo session. Please allow me to personally make your anniversary reservations and we look forward to seeing you again and becoming part of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its unusual to be able to say that a hotel stay was faultless. There are so many things that can go wrong.But if every member of staff is on point and the owners really care then you stand a chance. The Simpson House is sublime. They manage to project real style and panache but without the snobbery that's usually associated.... More 

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Thank Steve K
Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Steve K, Thank you for your kind words and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay here at the Simpson House Inn. We enjoyed serving you and that you so much for staying with us. We hope you had a easy trip back home and we hope to see you again. More 

Florida
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, historic B and B , very well located within walking distance of most attractions and restaurants in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. Nice, quiet street and lovely grounds. We enjoyed "borrowing" their bicycles for an "in-town" ride. The breakfast was delicious, but didn't start until 8:30 am, which was a bit late for us. They did happily send... More 

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Thank Roni4451
Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Roni4451, Thank you for staying here at the Simpson House Inn and we are glad you had a wonderful stay. We try to provide a private and intimate atmosphere that is created by not having a reception/front desk in our main manor house. We are sorry you had to call for service and we do try to anticipate our... More 

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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Simpson House is beautiful B&B hidden behind large bushes and trees wallowing it to be a quiet sanctuary. The service is attentive and the breakfast quite nice. We will return when visiting Santa Barbara

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Thank JSheiner
Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear JSheiner, Thank you for staying here at the Simpson House Inn. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed some relaxation while here in Santa Barbara. We look forward to your return. More 

Piedmont, California
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last month, I stayed at the Santa Barbara Biltmore for three nights, which is a very nice hotel. For $1,200 a night, I got a small room, small bathroom, about 1/4 mile from reception and dining. For half of that, at Simpson House, I got a room twice as big and nicer, free snacks and wine, free breakfast and a... More 

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear gtsaperstein, Thank you for responding on TripAdvisor following your stay here at the Simpson House Inn. It is wonderful that you recognize the location and value of the Simpson House Inn. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you again. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Simpson House Inn

Address: 121 E Arrellaga St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1903
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $261 - $647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simpson House Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
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