Hotel Santa Barbara

533 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Santa Barbara

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 15 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Laundry
Elevator
Kitchen facilities

Refrigerator

Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

Hotel Santa Barbara is placed in a beach area of Santa Barbara in the vicinity of Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, Westmont College and Arroyo Burro County Beach Park. Hotel Santa Barbara has been welcoming guests to its elegant rooms since 1927.

Hotel Santa Barbara is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Santa Barbara. Thanks to a trolley bus stop nearby, the hotel is well connected with other parts of Santa Barbara.

Guests will find themselves a 10-minute walk from Amtrack Santa Barbara train station. It will take around 15 minutes to get to Municipal airport by car.

Rooms

At Hotel Santa Barbara, guests are offered rooms with an in-room safe, free Wi-Fi, multi-channel TV, individual climate control and a mini-refrigerator. They provide bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The Palace Grill and Natural Cafe are located within 100 meters away.

Services

Aside from a safety deposit box, a storage room and an elevator, guests can make use of dry cleaning, 24-hour reception and housekeeping.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 15 per day.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   75.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • Housekeeping
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

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. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

533 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

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City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    8.3 mi
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    37.2 mi
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    2000 ft
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Joe's Cafe (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • The Palace Grill (cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Caribbean)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    75

Rooms and availability

Hotel Santa Barbara photos Room
Double Room
Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed or Queen-size bed
Size: 260 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
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    Hotel Santa Barbara photos Room
    Elegant Double Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
    Size: 140 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      Hotel Santa Barbara photos Room
      Charming Room
      Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed
      Size: 220 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hotel Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
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        Hotel Address:

        533 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Santa Barbara
          1400 ft
        Airports
        • Municipal (SBA)
          8.3 mi
        • Cunnamulla (CMA)
          37.2 mi
        Train Stations
        • Santa Barbara Amtrak
          2000 ft
        • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
          2000 ft
        Restaurants
        • Joe's Cafe (cuisine: American)
          100 ft
        • The Palace Grill (cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Caribbean)
          300 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  4 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          75

        Hotel Santa Barbara Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Blue Agave - 400 ft
        • The James Joyce - 700 ft
        • Joe's Cafe - 1000 ft
        • Martini Madness Lounge - 1000 ft
        • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 2300 ft

        Train stations

        Historical sites

        • Presidio State Historic Park - 1700 ft
        • Fernald Mansion - 2700 ft
        • Trussell-Winchester Adobe - 2700 ft

        Museums

        • Arts Fund - 1000 ft
        • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 1400 ft
        • Art From Scrap - 1400 ft
        • Santa Barbara Performing Arts - 1400 ft
        • Santa Barbara Festival Ballet - 1700 ft
        • Community Arts Music Assn - 2000 ft
        • Sea Center - 2300 ft

        Parks

        • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 1700 ft
        • EL Presidio de Santa Barbara State Park - 1700 ft
        • Santa Barbara Parks and Rec Dept - 2000 ft
        • Santa Barbara Recreation Div - 2000 ft

        Halls

        • Fraternal Order of Eagles - 2300 ft

        Universities, Institutes

        • Institute For Holistic Studies - 1400 ft

        Theaters

        • Lobero Theatre Foundation - 1400 ft
        • Lobero Theatre - 1400 ft
        • Ensemble Theater Company - 1700 ft

        Casinos

        • Thomas Casino Systems - 1700 ft

        Public parking

        Local attractions

        • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum - 5000 ft
          113 Harbor Way, Ste. 190, Santa Barbara
        • Shoreline Park - 1.4 mi
          Shoreline Drive and La Marina Drive, Santa Barbara
        • Mission Santa Barbara - 1.6 mi
          2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara
        • Ty Warner Sea Center - 1.2 mi
          211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
        • Santa Barbara Zoo - 1.5 mi
          500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara

        Near the hotel

        • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum - 900 ft
          653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara
        • Reagan Ranch Center - 1800 ft
          217 State Street, Santa Barbara
        • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 3000 ft
          1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara
        • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 3100 ft
          1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
        • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 1500 ft
          136 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara
        • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 1900 ft
          123 E Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
        • Stearns Wharf - 3000 ft
          Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara

        Restaurants nearby

        • Joe's Cafe - 100 ft

          Address: 536 State St
          Phone: 805-966-4638

          62% likes this, based on 168 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

        • Sandbar Mexican Restaurant and Tequilla Bar - 300 ft

          Address: 514 State Street
          Phone: 805-966-1388

          60% likes this, based on 208 reviews
          Cuisine: Mexican
          Price Range: USD 7 - USD 32

        • The New Baja Sharkeez - 100 ft

          Address: 525 State st

          61% likes this, based on 38 reviews
          Cuisine: Mexican

        • The Palace Grill - 300 ft

          Address: 8 E Cota St
          Phone: 805-963-5000

          85% likes this, based on 253 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Caribbean
          Price Range: USD 20 - USD 35

        • Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro - 200 ft

          Address: 516 State St
          Phone: 805-962-9303

          73% likes this, based on 100 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Vegetarian, Californian
          Price Range: USD 12 - USD 29

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  4 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          75
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        Hotel Santa Barbara Reviews

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

        Average guest rating

        7.6out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 78 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        9.6
        Rooms
        8.8
        Service
        9.0
        Value
        9.0
        Dining
        9.5

        Guest reviews

        • Couple
          6.6

          I liked the location. The door men were usually friendly.

          The elevator is very slow. Wall were a bit thin. Can hear guests leave their rooms.

        • Couple
          10.0

          Hotel location was perfect for dinning and shopping. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

          No pool, no room service and tv channels were very limited.

        • Single
          9.2

          It was great for location and price. Shopping, dinner and bars all within walking distance. Close to train too.

        • Group of friends
          3.8

          I will never stay at this hotel. Staff were extremely rude when half of our group arrived after hours (they drove from San Diego). Only 1 valet runner who insisted on getting your keys but was never around to get your car. We got hushed at 1:30am and were honestly not even loud. Only reason he heard us was because we took the stairs instead of the smelly elevator and had to climb 4 floors.

        • Couple
          7.4

          the location is great. right in the middle of everything. overall clean

          hotel staff not very helpful with suggestions on things to do or very helpful with much else. there's no room service of any type and the hotel in general is old and could definately use some updates. we had a queen bed room and it is pretty tight in there. our friends had a king sized room and they had much more space.

        • Couple
          8.8

          It was walking distance to everything, shops, restaurants, the beach. Parking was cheap and the continental breakfast was plentiful. The pricng was just right for the accomodations and location. And you can't beat $7 parking!

          If I have to pick something, I would say that the bathrooms were clean, but a little outdated. Other than that, no complaints.

        • Couple
          8.2

          The stay was pleasurable and comfortable.

          The room was some what small.

        • Couple
          7.8

          Great location - right on State Street with all the shops, bars, and restaurants within walking distance. Our room had a window facing State Street - we were worried that it would be loud at night, but we didn't hear a thing because of the double pane windows. The Santa Barbara harbor, pier, east & west beaches are also within walking distance, but it is a longer walk. Rooms were clean and comfortable.

          Rooms & bathrooms were a bit small, but considering it is an old hotel, they have been updated nicely. Also, we did not have a fridge in the room. However, there's really no reason to be spending much time in the room at all - go outside and enjoy the many things Santa Barbara has to offer!

        • Older travelers
          6.6

          Very nice Spanish style ancient hotel. Nice room.

          The price is rather high. 2/3 of the price would have been appropriate. Parking is charged additionaly. The breakfast - if you would call it breakfast - is included and very very poor. Tip: in the premises is a Starbucks located.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          Built in the twenties . Loved the location- no driving necessary. Friendly staff. Very clean. Free breakfast.

          Liked everything. Room a little small but they arranged furniture to maximize space.

        • Single
          8.8

          Handy to restaurants, coffe houses. Continental brfst was good.

        • Couple
          6.6

          Excellent location on the main strip, 10 mins walk to the beach.

          Room + bed were clean but small compared to the cost. You're paying for the location.

        • Group of friends
          7.0

          Location was excellent. Would not have stayed there otherwise.

          Very dated and low quality furnishings.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          The staff was young, friendly and a great help. After we checked out they called to say we had left a binder with our upcoming reservations and plane tickets. They sent it overnight to our next stop and we received it in time to continue our trip! Their restaurant recommendations were excellent.

          The hotel is a bit outdated but is very comfortable and clean.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          Staff was great. We were taking my daughter to college and had a carload of stuff for her...they kept the car backed up against the wall and in the lot for us for safekeeping. We also had a friend who was looking for a room last minute since most hotels were sold out..they let me know they had a cancelation for her.

          Our room was great..but my daughter stayed there before and said they had a really small room for the two of them. I think we had a handicapped accessable room so it was very roomy.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hotel Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        533 State Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Santa Barbara
          1400 ft
        Airports
        • Municipal (SBA)
          8.3 mi
        • Cunnamulla (CMA)
          37.2 mi
        Train Stations
        • Santa Barbara Amtrak
          2000 ft
        • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
          2000 ft
        Restaurants
        • Joe's Cafe (cuisine: American)
          100 ft
        • The Palace Grill (cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Caribbean)
          300 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  4 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          75