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The Upham Hotel & Country House

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1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Upham was perfect from beginning to end. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The Inn is beautifully designed and decorated. We especially liked all the sitting areas outside, perfect for wine or for breakfast. You couldn't ask for a better location, both convenient and comfortable. And the bed...super comfy! Thumbs up from both of us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice setting with well maintained grounds and visually appealing vintage architecture. As is not uncommon with many hotels, sometimes other guests closing the hallway door would waken me, but I'm a light sleeper. Being on crutches I was happy to tip the staff for readily assisting me with luggage and dinner accommodations. I hope to return again soon with my... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel grounds are really beautiful, well kept and lush. The hotel itself is very cool. I enjoyed staying at an historic location. The hotel is close to many key tourist points including restaurants, State Street, beach and more. Great location. Our room was quiet and fairly large. The rooms have been well kept up. AC worked great.The hallway was... More 

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Upham on three different trips. Our favorite was staying in one of the cottages. I highly recommend asking for a cottage! This last time, despite that request, we got put in one of the two story buildings behind the main house. Not my favorite, but still OK. The morning fare is very good, albeit it... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the perfect place to stay for a relaxing weekend in Santa Barbara. You feel like you're walking back in time. The veranda beckons with its rattan chairs. The front room has a fireplace and cozy atmosphere. Our room was located in the Lincoln house, quaint, white painted walls, high ceilings and plantation shutters. It was quiet and peaceful,... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Upham hotel is nice small hotel in the middle of santa barbara, walking distance from restaurants and store. My room was clean and spacious furnished nicely with Bed, couch, table, large TV. Bathroom was nice and clean, the shower was good. the closet had ironing tools which were very handy. * Breakfast area is not that big, but it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very pleasant discovery in Santa Barbara. From booking to check in the service was friendly and professional. The staff were exceptionally helpful in giving some ideas about what to see in town. The room was clean and had a lovely relaxed feel to it. It didn't really feel like a hotel room (in a good way). It's... More 

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San Pedro, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked a room at the Upham for me and my fiancee. We were getting married that weekend at the SB County Courthouse. When I told the guy at the front desk, he hooked us up and arranged for us to stay in the Windsor Room at the Country House instead! Our stay was terrific. Every staff member we... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With so many places in Santa Barabara to stay I can't make a comparison but the Upham Hotel was lovely. The rooms were ok. Nothing to brag about but they were spacious And clean. The location was awesome. We could walk to every place that was on our to do list in Santa Barbara. The staff was super friendly and... More 

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

Absolutely lovely stay over Valentine's Day weekend. The grounds are relaxing and beautiful. The little extras like complimentary breakfast, happy hour, and fresh coffee 24 hours a day were much appreciated. We stayed in the Lincoln Building and had a lovely, clean, bright, and updated room. I loved the little antique touches but the fact that everything was clean and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Victorian treasure in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, the Upham Hotel and Country House is the oldest continuously operating hotel in Santa Barbara, Southern California. Constructed of redwood with sweeping verandas, the 58-room 1871 landmark is surrounded by an acre of gardens and combines the intimacy of a bed and breakfast with the convenience of a full-service hotel and conference facility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Upham Hotel & Country House

Address: 1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $277 - $421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Upham Hotel & Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
The Upham Hotel Santa Barbara
Upham Santa Barbara
Upham Hotel Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#8 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#15 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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