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Simpson House Inn

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed at the inn in July 2015 (I've only just round to reviewing) as part of our honeymoon. We arrived in late afternoon and were invited to enjoy some nibbles and wine in the main house and the delights didn't end there as in our room we had some cake to congratulate us on our honeymoon. Our 'room' was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my first (and first of many to come) stay's at a Bed and Breakfast and wow was I blown away. From the very moment you drive in, you are in a total state of Zen. The innkeeper greeted us right away, offered us wine and cookies, and gave us a thorough tour and explanation of the property. Our... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Antique Historical Marvel is a delightful escape from the norm. Built when President Grant was just starting his term in office this establishment is a jewel of history. The bed and breakfast also serves a delightful early evening wine and cheese and fruit snack. The grounds are impeccably kept with gurgling fountains and gorgeous rose bushes. A short walk... More 

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 3 nights in this lovely oasis. Beautiful setting. Our room ('the hayloft') was very spacious and included all the amenities expected. My wife and I had breakfast delivered to us each AM on our balcony overlooking the garden. The location is close (2 blocks) to State street where all of the shops/restaurants/activity is. It's quite a way from... More 

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

Dear Richard G, Thank you so much for letting us know about your stay in the hayloft here at the Simpson House Inn. We do plan on connecting our WIFI by hard Cat6 line this fall and expect high speeds to be 100 mbps for our guests. Santa Barbara does offer a waterfront shuttle that takes guest to the beach... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of these rare places where you will be welcomed as if you were special family guests, with a fantastic attention to detail and care for their guests, all of this at a very decent price. We would most definitely recommend the Simpson House Inn to anyone visiting Santa Barbara or the wine country.

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

Dear Sophie d, Thank you for your comments and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay here at the Simpson House Inn. Please tell all your friends that we do have a few rooms left in this busy season and we look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Westlake Village, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had the pleasure of staying at the Simpson house inn this past weekend. We were greeted by Joe, who stayed up incredibly late for us(10:45pm) to check us in to our room. He knew exactly who we were and took us straight to the Weathervane room. The second we walked in, I immediately felt at home.... More 

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

Dear kellyjones12, Thank you so much for those kind words and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Joe is a valued team member here and we will let him know about your comments. Thank you for letting everyone know about the magical feeling here. More 

Los Gatos, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the fantastic experience of finding myself on a solo road trip after some plans fell through. Yes! I love solo road trips! I looked for a smaller property with character and boy did I find it. This place is pretty! The wallpaper is breathtaking. The grounds are lovely in the moonlight and delightful in the day time. The... More 

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

Dear Hjlockert, Thank you so much for staying with us and for the wonderful comments. The Mary Simpson room does have an attached bathroom and it is wonderful that you enjoyed the experience that it was across the hall - like going back in time - like the 1874 décor reflects. Again, thank you so much for staying with us... More 

Irvine, CA
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88 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place like nobody's business. The staff was beyond accommodating. We had a few special requests that were met without batting an eye. I felt like I was a visiting dignitary or something. The room (Parlor Room) was awesome - clean, spacious, well appointed. Note: the bathtub/shower is a claw foot and raised off the floor quite a... More 

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

Dear dspolett, Thank you so much for your wonderful comments and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Simpson House Inn for nights and were beyond impressed. We also had a reservation at the Fours Seasons and both immediately agreed we had made the right decision in where we stayed. We stayed in the Sun Room which was very cozy, and as the innkeeper had explained to me upon making my... More 

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

Capt419, We are so happy that you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed your breakfast on your lovely patio overlooking our gardens. We also offer the Robert & Julio Room and Garden Room that are perfect for breakfast outside overlooking our beautiful gardens. We are very happy you were able to take advantage of our in room massages... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at the Simpson House in Santa Barbara. After reading all the great comments on TripAdvisor, we looked forward to our stay. First, Our room was so small that we had difficulty maneuvering around, Second, the bathroom had mold and cracked grouting around the shower area. Turndown service did not include another set of towels,... More 

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

Dear spaqueen12, Thank you for your comments and for being a guest at the Simpson House Inn. Some guests will not leave a comment and will not return, so we are grateful that you are letting us know about your stay. We would have certainly moved you to an upgraded room or cottage during your stay if your bathroom was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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 )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Simpson House Inn

Address: 121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $287 - $665 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Simpson House Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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