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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Spanish Garden Inn

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Spanish Garden Inn
Ranked #2 of 51 Hotels in Santa Barbara
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68 reviews
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“I love love love this hotel !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2010

This is one of my favourite hotels.It just ooozes charm !
The rooms are gorgeous and unpretentious.We stayed in a junior suite which was ground floor by the pool.
Lovely small courtyard for sitting outside.Not entirely private as the rooms upstairs could see you ..but who cares.We were in heaven and oblivious to all around.
We've stayed in the deluxe rooms upstairs and they were also fantastic but the suite gives you a lot more space.
The decor in the rooms is top notch.Nice tiles and old world charm.
Breakfast is wonderful - though we have stayed a few of times over the last few years and it hasn't changed.But nice quiches and cereal to start the day as well as great coffee!
Short walk to main street - through the lovely neighborhood of Santa Barbara.
Great staff - super friendly and extremely helpful .And fresh baked cookies throughout the day ...and then wine tasting in the evening ..who could ask for more!

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2010

I went with friends for a girlfriends getaway and we found a quiet spot close to downtown Santa Barbara. I loved that we were able to be so close to State St., but fee so far away. My girlfriends and I were able to walk to dinner, clubs and shopping, it truly made to trip that much more fun!!! Everyone at the hotel was very friendly, on the phone and in person. They gave us great suggestions and directions to the local wineries and other happenings around town. This is definitely a great spot for everyone to go relax and then have some fun!!!

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2010

This is a good hotel. Large rooms, tastefully decorated. Pleasant courtyard for breakfast. Excellent breakfast. Pool felt dated. Clean. An easy place to stay.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2010

The hotel gives you a feel of old world charm with the courtyard setting, fountain in the middle with balconies facing towards it. We were fortunate enough to have had a staff member light over 50 tea lights the first night we were there. It was lovely. The breakfast (included) had delicious quiches, fresh fruit and yogurt, bagels, etc... The beds were so comfortable. The staff worked hard to keep the property clean and inviting. The parking garage (hidden underground) was a big plus.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2010

My husband and I traveled to Santa Barbara for a weekend getaway and were so excited to stay at the Inn of the Spanish Garden. It is a beautiful boutique inn just a few blocks away from State St. We really enjoyed being able to walk down the street and have so many shopping and restaurant choices. The concierge was very helpful in pointing us the direction of a great breakfast spot called "The Cajun Kitchen". Our room was clean and overlooked the courtyard. We will definitely return.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Los Angeles, Ca
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2010

The location is fabulous. The staff is very helpful. I stayed here when it first opened and thought it was great but the carpet had spots in our room this time, the mattress could have been more comfortable. I think that it is time to upgrade and maintain the rooms. The room is large and the bathroom is large and excellent.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2010

This hotel is fantastic. It is quaint, charming and the service is over the top good. Our room was very reasonably priced, and had a fireplace and balcony overlooking the courtyard. The service is so warm and friendly. We had booked only one night here and had plans to stay in a lovely home with friends. We wanted to change our plans and spend the rest of the nights here instead (couldn't do it but wanted to). The location is great, you can walk to the beach and to wonderful restaurants. They have a sweet breakfast, serve wine in the lobby and even popped us popcorn when we came home late one night. Can't say enough about the Inn at the Spanish Garden.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Spanish Garden Inn

Property: Spanish Garden Inn
Address: 915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#1 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#1 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#2 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#5 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Spanish Garden Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience the jewel of luxury boutique Santa Barbara hotels. Spanish Garden Inn offers a sophisticated Spanish-Mediterranean inspired design, quality amenities and close attention to personal service. The hotel epitomizes the vitality of the City and honors its tradition by recreating the history, romance and intrigue of Spanish Colonial Santa Barbara. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Inn Of The Spanish Garden Hotel Santa Barbara
Hotel Of The Spanish Garden
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