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
24-hour

24-hour reception

Laundry
Elevator
Kitchen facilities

Refrigerator

Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

Hotel Santa Barbara is a 3-star comfortable property offering an elegant accommodation steps away from Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, Westmont College and Arroyo Burro County Beach Park. Since 1927, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Santa Barbara.

Hotel Santa Barbara is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Santa Barbara. A museum, a college and a theater lie a short distance away.

There is Amtrack Santa Barbara train station nearby. Hotel Santa Barbara is located within 15 km from Municipal airport.

Rooms

Rooms at Hotel Santa Barbara feature modern touches such as a laptop-size safe, a minibar, a mini-fridge, climate control and television. They are furnished with a Mediterranean décor.

Eat & Drink

A free continental breakfast is served daily. Offering American, Cajun & Creole and Caribbean meals, The Palace Grill lies in a beach area, just 100 meters from the property.

Services

Residents will benefit from valet parking, laundry and ironing service.

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

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • 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. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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
    400 m
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    13.4 km
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    59.8 km
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    600 m
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    600 m
Restaurants
  • Joe's Cafe (cuisine: American)
    20 m
  • The Palace Grill (cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Caribbean)
    90 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    75

Rooms and availability

Elegant Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed
Size: 13 m²
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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
    400 m
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    13.4 km
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    59.8 km
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    600 m
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    600 m
Restaurants
  • Joe's Cafe (cuisine: American)
    20 m
  • The Palace Grill (cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Caribbean)
    90 m
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 - 100 m
  • The James Joyce - 200 m
  • Joe's Cafe - 300 m
  • Martini Madness Lounge - 300 m
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 700 m

Train stations

Historical sites

  • Presidio State Historic Park - 500 m
  • Fernald Mansion - 800 m
  • Trussell-Winchester Adobe - 800 m

Museums

  • Arts Fund - 300 m
  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 400 m
  • Art From Scrap - 400 m
  • Santa Barbara Performing Arts - 400 m
  • Santa Barbara Festival Ballet - 500 m
  • Community Arts Music Assn - 600 m
  • Sea Center - 700 m

Parks

  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 500 m
  • EL Presidio de Santa Barbara State Park - 500 m
  • Santa Barbara Parks and Rec Dept - 600 m
  • Santa Barbara Recreation Div - 600 m

Halls

  • Fraternal Order of Eagles - 700 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Institute For Holistic Studies - 400 m

Theaters

  • Lobero Theatre Foundation - 400 m
  • Lobero Theatre - 400 m
  • Ensemble Theater Company - 500 m

Casinos

  • Thomas Casino Systems - 500 m

Public parking

Local attractions

  • Ty Warner Sea Center - 1.9 km
    211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Zoo - 2.5 km
    500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara
  • Thousand Steps Beach - 2.6 km
    End of Santa Cruz Blvd, Santa Barbara
  • Shoreline Park - 2.2 km
    Shoreline Drive and La Marina Drive, Santa Barbara
  • Mission Santa Barbara - 2.7 km
    2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara

Near the hotel

  • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum - 250 m
    653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara
  • Reagan Ranch Center - 510 m
    217 State Street, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 910 m
    1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 940 m
    1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 450 m
    136 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara
  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 570 m
    123 E Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
  • Stearns Wharf - 900 m
    Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara

Restaurants nearby

  • Joe's Cafe - 20 m

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

    62% likes this, based on 168 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: CAD 18 - CAD 25

  • Sandbar Mexican Restaurant and Tequilla Bar - 60 m

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

    60% likes this, based on 208 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Price Range: CAD 8 - CAD 40

  • The New Baja Sharkeez - 20 m

    Address: 525 State st

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

  • The Palace Grill - 90 m

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

    85% likes this, based on 253 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Caribbean
    Price Range: CAD 25 - CAD 44

  • Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro - 50 m

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

    73% likes this, based on 100 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Vegetarian, Californian
    Price Range: CAD 15 - CAD 36

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
    400 m
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    13.4 km
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    59.8 km
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    600 m
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    600 m
Restaurants
  • Joe's Cafe (cuisine: American)
    20 m
  • The Palace Grill (cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Caribbean)
    90 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    75