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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed on an overnight business trip to SB because I wanted a change from hotel rooms. Stayed in the Catepillar suite which has an adorable deck to enjoy your morning coffee, and the bed was so comfortable! Hotel is in easy access to the rest of town via a quick drive or even a run or walk. Staff was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I came in for one night to go to an event at the SB Bowl and stayed in the Mock Turtle Room. We were so pleasantly surprised with everything at the Cheshire Cat Inn. The grounds and the houses are beautiful, quaint, impeccably kept...the room was clean and well decorated. We were so comfortable staying there. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband & I have been coming to the Cheshire Cat for either our birthdays or anniversary for some 30 yrs now & it's always a delight. Christine (owner) & her sister consistently make you feel at home. The rooms all have a theme, are impeccably clean & decorated with lovely vintage furniture. Some have balconies (our favorite..overlooking their incredible... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hotel in a couple of traditional colonial style houses. It is centrally located near State Street. The atmosphere was quiet and cozy. Breakfast was served outside on the terrace weather permitting. There was no restaurant on the premises, but there were several near by on State Street and turnings off of it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's always difficult leaving a negative review and usually for such a small establishment I wouldn't incase of damaging a small business. However, we were given a card on leaving to write a review (if we enjoyed our stay) and also had an email saying the same. Being asked to write a review 'if you enjoyed your stay' implies that... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a nice stay at Cheshire Cat! We felt very welcome and comfortable. Our room was spacious, with a nice little deck overlooking the patio. The breakfast and afternoon snacks and wine were truly exceptional! We loved the back patio too, which has lots of places to just sit and read! And the location was perfect, walk-able to... More 

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Millbrae, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This charming inn is walking distance to Downtown State Street and the Santa Barbara Courthouse. The Inn has off street parking behind the lovely garden. Wine and snacks are served in the elegant dining room in the evening, and a nice breakfast is served on the patio in the morning, buffet style. Our room was Tweedle Dee, a quiet and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I brought my parents and daughter to the Cheshire for four nights and we all enjoyed it very much. The location is so convenient for walking to restaurants and shops on State Street, or driving anywhere in Santa Barbara. We had a very nice two bedroom apartment that included parking. It was clean and charming. We really enjoyed the delicious... More 

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Healdsburg, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

B & b which would be a better fit for travelers used to b & b's rather thanhotel/ motel 's. Manager comes across as very British and a bit stern in her manner though she actually is quite gracious. Parking on site. Wine in the evening and breakfast in courtyard. Nice grounds. A bit pricey

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent place to stay. We stayed in the Caterpillar suite and it was great. Everywhere is clean and tidy and our suite had its own balcony which is a nice place to enjoy the afternoon sun. The staff were friendly and helpful. Would strongly recommend.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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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: $225 - $513 (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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