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Hotel Californian

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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been traveling to Santa Barbara for 35 years and usually stay at the Four Seasons. After seeing a review of Hotel Californian featured in a prominent magazine, we decided to try it instead. We were extremely pleased! The hotel's vibe is trendy and...More

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service was fantastic (special mention for Max front desk supervisor) and all the extras (free bike rental, hotel limo service available at no charge...) offset the steep room fares. Location is spot on and the deco and interior designs are beyond 5star. One of the...More

Thank MrsTruffleDog
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure to stay at this property recently and this is one of the nicest hotels in Santa Barbara. Location: Walking distance from the beach and also the funk zone. It is right in the middle of where the places to see are...More

1  Thank Cy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When booking a spur of the moment room at over $700 for a Saturday night (after taxes) we had high expectations. The layout of the hotel is odd- different buildings on different sides of the street which made things confusing. When we got to the...More

1  Thank kristen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a beautiful modern compound a block from the beach and the famous pier in Santa Barbara. Rooms are large and well-decorated. Bathrooms are spacious and luxurious. Staff is attentive, but at times just not up to snuff. Liked the bar and the...More

Thank Anders B
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$504 - $886 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$504 - $886 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Spa Hotel in Santa Barbara
#10 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
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Shannon R
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Anders B | Reviewed this property |
No. It’s not that kind of hotel. You’ll have to go to the Biltmore four season in Montecito to get that
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Chi-Lan L
October 4, 2017|
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Response from bculbreth | Property representative |
Hotel Californian is pet friendly. There is a $150 pet fee per stay.
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Room Tips
"spring for one of the suites, well worth it."
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"try to stay in the original building ... carry your own belongings to room"
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"Have them bring you ice as soon as you arrive. Just trust me, ok?"
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"Courtyard view rooms are quiet and private. Ask for an ocean view room to enhance your experience."
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