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Kenmore, Washington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Cheshire Cat is simply Santa Barbara at its best. The owner Christine and her staff offer luxury and quiet comfort in each beautifully appointed bungalow. Each room and cottage is unique complete with the most wonderful robes! Breakfast is absolutely perfect and chocolate chip cookies at night! Steps away from State Street with shopping and restaurants galore. Make this...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided this year that instead of celebrating Halloween, we would get away to celebrate our 2nd wedding anniversary. We love B&B's and a quick google search brought up the Cheshire Cat Inn. It had great reviews already and I loved the aesthetic so we went with it. Best decision we could have made! This place is...

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berlin, nh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the cottages across the street from the inn. Two bedrooms and a very nice livingroom and kitchen. Beds very comfortable and we had two bathrobes in each bedroom. Very delicious buffet breakfast. French toast was my favorite! WiFi was free. The property was beautiful with cushion chairs to sit outdoors and very private. The appetizers...

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Los Altos, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was passing through SB on my way down the coast and needed a place to stay for a couple nights. I wanted somewhere that was walking distance to restaurants since I didn't want to deal with driving in town. Cheshire Cat was a good pick at a reasonable (if slightly on the high side) price. It's a block off...

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Newbury Park
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Tweedeldee Studio - for the fourth time. So comfortable, spacious and quiet. Kitchenette served us well for heating up leftovers from our picnics. We love that you can park your car when you arrive .... and walk on! We strolled to dinner, the movies, parks and art museum. Cheshire Cat is the perfect location. The evening...

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Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This warm and inviting inn was just the spot for a three-couple visit in November. Every room had a different charm all its own. Our favorite room was the Caterpillar with its extra space and lovely little balcony. Breakfast is served buffet style with one extra hot item each day. We were treated to deep dish French Toast (my favorite)...

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Florida Keys, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming, immaculate, friendly greeting, quiet location & oh so comfortable. Last minute trip to visit friends flying in for a few days and this was a great find. Everything was as represented and when I arrived the entry/lobby welcome area was fragrant with lilies! The grounds are beautifully landscaped. I had the Mad Hatter room and would highly recommend it.

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Kernville, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The property was beautiful! The courtyard was landscaped to perfection with a touch of whimsy. Our room was the white rabbit. It was perfect with a balcony over the courtyard. I have been to a few bed and breakfast and was excited for the morning meal, but was met with disappointment. The fruit was fresh and very tasty, but the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The CCI is a darling B & B. Perfect spot in Santa Barbara for a relaxing getaway. Its location is great -- just one block off of State St. We thoroughly enjoyed the wine/cheese hour and the breakfasts were amazing. The White Rabbit room was beautifully appointed with a nice sitting area and balcony that overlooks the beautiful gardens. I...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this charming B&B. We were in the Queen of Hearts room with a private patio right off the beautifully landscaped gardens with huge shady oak trees and plenty of outdoor seating. The morning Innkeeper Connie was so friendly and helpful. Lovely Alice in Wonderland theme. Just wish the nighttime snack was freshly home baked... But we'll be back.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cheshire Cat Inn features two stately Queen Anne Victorian homes, an elegant coach house with two suites and four two bed-roomed cottages, all surrounded by lush flower filled gardens and patios. The Inn is situated just one block from Santa Barbara's main shopping street, which is full of attractive courtyards and alleys. The Old Mission is an easy 20-minute walk in one direction and the beach a brisk 40 minutes in the other. Each one of the sunny guest rooms and cottages is unique, with an individual charm and ranges from the elegant to the whimsical. Some are larger split-level junior suites with private balconies, some have in-room Jacuzzi s and fireplaces. This romantic Santa Barbara inn also features flat screen LCD/DVD, ironing boards and refrigerators. There is free Wi-Fi and parking. All rooms have private baths and direct dial telephones. The rates include breakfast and local wines and hors d'oeuvres daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cheshire Cat Inn

Address: 36 W Valerio St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2524
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $223 - $480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cheshire Cat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Cheshire Cat Hotel Santa Barbara
Cheshire Cat Inn Santa Barbara
Cheshire Cat Bed Breakfast
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“We love the Coach House - either the suite or the studio, quiet and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 862mollyr, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Caterpillar has a lovely balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles LouiseDavid, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We have stayed in several different rooms, they've all been great”
 of 5 bubbles maryglennw, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“If you look on line there is a photo and description of available rooms.”
  • The bed was made perfectly when we arrived!
 of 5 bubbles Michele721, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“Most room involve climbing stairs”
 of 5 bubbles V4632MRnancym, Oct 15, 2016 | Read review
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