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Hotel Santa Barbara

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Irvine, California
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A nice older hotel with some character. Larger rooms, close to all the shops. And I took the train, only a few blocks walk from Amtrak station. Would stay again. Only thing I missed was some outside space to sit and enjoy SB weather.

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NYC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel was very nice...Very convenient...The problem I have is with the " undesirable element " all around an otherwise beautiful town. This reason alone would be enough for me not to return to Santa Barbara

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent in day and be night at this hotel. Very elegant old style renovated perfectly located hotel. It's in the middle of the downtown on State street and within ten minutes walk to the Santa Barbara beach and wharf. Rooms are comfortable but not overly spacious .. The 15$ valet parking is very convenient.. Service is good.. Our closet... More 

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Thank Joe080
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This historic hotel ticked all the boxes for us. The location is unbeatable as it's right in the centre of State Street and everything it has to offer; the public areas and the rooms are spacious and give an upmarket feel to the place; the breakfast was good with a wide variety of foods; our room was very quite even... More 

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Thank Jonathan S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very cozy and well kept hotel. It's definitely an older style hotel, but is not in "old" shape. It's been very well maintained and the staff definitely makes you feel at home. The elevator is old school and contributes to that older hotel feel. Loved the stay and hospitable nature of the staff!

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Thank Kenyon W
Anaheim, CA, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An older hotel that is perfectly maintained. Nice continental breakfast and the room amenities have everything you need. The rooms are quiet given the amount of noise from the local bars. Several restaurants within a block. Valet parking adjacent to the lobby. I have stayed in two other Santa Barbara hotels but this is my go to choice; no exceptions.... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked this hotel. A historic hotel brought into modern times. Nice rooms, linens and amenities. The elevator was very slow but it's been there since 1928! Back then it was cutting edge... Today, it's really cool. Right on State Street... off street valet parking. Within walking distance of all the restaurants... 10 minutes to the beach and wharf and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly! If you want the best possible base for a two or three day SB trip then check in to this independently owned hotel. OK there's no bar or pool, but when the downtown bar scene is on your doorstep and the beach is ten mins away - who cares? This hotel will be our 'go to' every time -... More 

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

I have only good things to say. We arrived on a crazy parade weekend in SB, and we booked a slightly less expensive queen bed room (our room was small, but we saved $50 per night, so that seems fair), and my concern magnified when I realized we had a room literally facing State Street which was packed full of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family stayed a couple nights...centrally located on lower State St. An older hotel but superbly maintained. Quaint...not huge rooms, but very friendly helpful staff. Quiet. Only issue would be no pool or exercise facility. Hope to return.

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Hotel Santa Barbara, where the atmosphere is alive and the options are endless. Be our guest and discover the personal service and incomparable downtown location that is Hotel Santa Barbara. Experience world-class shopping, fine dining, theaters, galleries, entertainment, great beaches, and so much more...all within walking distance of our front doors. Downtown Santa Barbara beckons from this beautifully restored Spanish/Mediterranean-style hotel mingling historic charm and contemporary comfort. Valet Parking (overnight fee) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Santa Barbara

Address: 533 State St, corner of State and Cota Streets, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $202 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Santa Barbara 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#16 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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