Santa Barbara Inn

901 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, United States, 93103  show map
 3 stars
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Santa Barbara Inn

Wi-Fi
Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Room was facing the ocean - Restaurant service and food was the best
  • Incredible view - Great staff - Great location
  • No air conditioning - Our room was enormous - With a balcony
  • Rooms are pretty clean - Amenities are decent - No heat
  • Location is nice - Rooms are clean - Worn out bedding

Overview

Santa Barbara Inn is a 3-star venue set just 3.0 km from Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Santa Barbara Inn has been welcoming guests to its tasteful rooms since 1959.

Stearns Wharf are within a 20-minute walk of the property. Santa Barbara Inn is within about 30 minutes' walk of the center of Santa Barbara.

Welcoming guests with an outdoor swimming pool, a patio and a tennis court, the hotel is placed next to restaurants and a zoo.

Santa Barbara Inn can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Municipal airport.

Rooms

Offering a view over the ocean, 66 rooms feature Mediterranean décor, climate control, a private balcony, a work desk, a fridge and cable television along with en suite bathrooms. The rooms enjoy a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. Guests can make use of a hairdryer, terry bathrobes and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A substantial continental breakfast is served every morning. The hotel features an indoor restaurant serving French cuisine. Guests can share a meal in Bistro 1111 and Habit, located about 250 meters away.

Services

The property offers a business centre and a meeting room for business needs.

Relax

Santa Barbara Inn also has a play area and a pool for guests travelling with children. Active travelers will appreciate a gym and a fitness centre available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 7 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   70.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Mountain view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Santa Barbara Inn Santa Barbara location
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Hotel Address:

901 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, United States, 93103

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City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    2.4 km
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    15.6 km
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    57.7 km
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    2.0 km
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    2.0 km
Restaurants
  • Bistro 1111 (cuisine: Californian)
    220 m
  • East Beach Grill (cuisine: American)
    380 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    70

Rooms and availability

Standard King Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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First Floor King Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Suite
Mountain view
  • Room size:

    58 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathrobe
  • Guest toiletries
  • Media:Wake up service
Deluxe Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathrobe
  • Guest toiletries
Panoramic King Studio
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Media:Wake up service

Santa Barbara Inn Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Santa Barbara Zoological Gdns200 m
  • Santa Barbara Harbor and Breakwater1.5 km
  • Martini Madness Lounge1.9 km
  • Joe's Cafe1.9 km
  • Blue Agave2.0 km
  • The James Joyce2.0 km

Train stations

  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara 1.8 km
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara1.9 km
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak1.9 km

Amusement

  • Historic Carousels1.3 km

Historical sites

  • Trussell-Winchester Adobe2.3 km
  • Fernald Mansion2.3 km

Museums

  • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum700 m
  • Santa Barbara Choral Society1.6 km
  • Community Arts Music Assn1.6 km
  • Arts Fund1.8 km
  • Sea Center1.9 km
  • Art From Scrap1.9 km
  • Old Spanish Days Carriage Museum2.2 km
  • Santa Barbara Carriage Museum2.2 km
  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum2.3 km

Parks

  • East Beach400 m
  • Santa Barbara Parks and Rec Dept1.9 km

Halls

  • Veterans Memorial Building1.8 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Brooks Institute of Photo2.2 km

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Andree Clark Bird Refuge1.1 km

Public parking

  • Antioch College2.1 km
  • Brooks Institute of Photography 2.1 km

Beaches

  • Santa Barbara East Beach Hotels600 m

Oceanfront Areas

  • Santa Barbara2.0 km

Local attractions

  • Stearns Wharf1.7 km
    Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum2.4 km
    136 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum2.4 km
    653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara
  • Reagan Ranch Center1.9 km
    217 State Street, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum2.4 km
    113 Harbor Way, Ste. 190, Santa Barbara

Near the hotel

  • Ty Warner Sea Center290 m
    211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
  • Chase Palm Park1.1 km
    323 E Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Zoo370 m
    500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara
  • Andree Clark Bird Refuge1.2 km
    1400 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara

Restaurants nearby

  • Bistro 1111220 m

    Address: 1111 E. Cabrillo Boulevard
    Phone: 805-730-1111

    70% likes this, based on 88 reviews
    Cuisine: Californian
    Price Range: GBP 22 - GBP 24

  • Habit400 m

    Address: 216 S Milpas St
    Phone: (805) 962-7472

    66% likes this, based on 88 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • JACKS BISTRO & Famous Bagels,720 m

    Address: 53 S Milpas Street

    79% likes this, based on 40 reviews

  • East Beach Grill380 m

    Address: 1118 E Cabrillo Blvd
    Phone: 805-965-8805

    75% likes this, based on 93 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 15

  • Rodney's Steak House530 m

    Address: 633 E Cabrillo Blvd
    Phone: 805-884-8554

    69% likes this, based on 54 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    70
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Santa Barbara Inn Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Santa Barbara Inn

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 95 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
7.0
Rooms
7.8
Service
4.0
Value
7.3
Dining
3.5

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Delicious continental breakfast, on the third floor. Giant windows overlooking the beach and ocean. When we entered our room, the room looked just as wonderful as the pictures online.

    Only negative comment, there was a person walking on the roof, that was apparently drinking alcohol and didn't belong there. We reported it to the desk.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Close to the beach easy shuttle access charming atmosphere friendly staff spacious rooms comfortable bed and pillows

    Bathroom toliet was clogged

  • Couple
    6.2

    I liked the location and the spacious room

    The hotel was kind of old-fashioned and needed redecoration

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Location and leaving the sliding glass door open all the time for the fresh ocean air. Also it did not have the "hotel carpet" smell. The hotel had a very nice fresh ocean smell.

    In room carpet needed to be replaced it was faded.

  • Older travelers
    6.4

    We were dissapointed in the overall condition of this hotel. It is apparent that the ownership is only putting in minimal maintainance. Unless there are some upgrades or very special pricing it is unlikley we would choose this location again. We travel to Santa Barbara 2-3 times a year and will research other properties.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Location right across the street from the beach.

    Parking. If you want to park in the sbi parking lot you have to use valet @ 7.00 a day fee. We parked on the street to avoid the fee.

  • Single
    6.4

    Room smelled of old cleaning solution and didn't go away with windows wide open.

  • Group of friends
    8.4

    We were pleasantly surprised with the Inn. We were in sb overnight to enkoy the Pink Martini's and stayed in adjoining rooms 205 qnd 206. Ocean view, pool side. Comfortable bedding but, the carpets need cleaning. Also, the walls are very thin at this property. We heard a television and kids until 2 am. Overall, for the price...we were satisfied.

  • Couple
    7.4

    The interior decor was beautiful. We enjoyed the wine and cheese hour and coffee in the lobby.

    The spread for the contintental breakfast could use some improvement.

  • Couple
    7.8

    Right across the street from the beach and a few blocks from downtown - great location.

    The room could have used some cosmetic remodeling (ripped molding, stains on the carpet) but otherwise very comfortable.

  • Couple
    8.2

    the location by the ocean was awesome, i had a ocean view from my patio which was amazing.

    I didnt like paying for my car to be valeted after spending so much money on the room though

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    Location

    Dated faciiltiy, needs refurbishing.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The staff were very welcoming but the beds, they were so comfortable - it was like sleeping on air! Our rooms were on the first floor and we sat on the patio and enjoyed the ocean view.

    We had 2 rooms right next to each other with totally different designs plus one had a/c and one didn'T...odd.

  • Single
    7.0

    Room was large and amenities sufficient. Desk and Valet staff (only persons I dealt with) were helpful and friendly.

    Room overlooked parking lot and depressing area. I would only stay in an "outward" facing room. very expensive due to busy weekend.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The room was bright and right across from the beach.

    The description of the room said it had a balcony which sounded good. What is didn't say was that it overlooked the parking lot.

How to reach hotel

hotel Santa Barbara Inn Santa Barbara location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

901 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, United States, 93103

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    2.4 km
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    15.6 km
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    57.7 km
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    2.0 km
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    2.0 km
Restaurants
  • Bistro 1111 (cuisine: Californian)
    220 m
  • East Beach Grill (cuisine: American)
    380 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    70