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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Santa Barbara

3-star3 stars
533 State St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, United States of America

City centre hotel within walking distance of Paseo Nuevo Mall
  • Free WiFi
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  • Great Hotel with a great location on State Street. Would definitely stay there again.…Oct 20, 2019
  • Expensive for a small room. Hotel had little facilities. No bar no gardens. Breakfast…Oct 16, 2019

Hotel Santa Barbara

from £132
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed
  • Junior Studio Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed

What’s around Hotel Santa Barbara


  • In Lower State
  • Stearns Wharf - 15-min walk
  • Paseo Nuevo Mall - 4-min walk
  • Casa de la Guerra - 5-min walk
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara - 6-min walk
  • Lobero Theater - 7-min walk
  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 8-min walk
  • Arlington Theater - 16-min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) 15-min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) 47-min drive
  • Santa Barbara Station 8-min walk
  • Goleta Station 16-min drive
  • Carpinteria Station 16-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 75 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-6:30 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult aged 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self-parking* on site

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1926
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Hotel Santa Barbara’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Hotel Santa Barbara Hotel
  • Hotel Santa Barbara Santa Barbara
  • Hotel Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Hotel Santa Barbara Hotel
  • Hotel Santa Barbara Santa Barbara
  • Hotel Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 150 per stay

Optional extras

Self-parking costs USD 15.00 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel Santa Barbara

  • Does Hotel Santa Barbara offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel Santa Barbara does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Santa Barbara?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Hotel Santa Barbara?
    Yes. Self-parking costs USD 15.00 per day.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Santa Barbara?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Santa Barbara?
    You can check in from 4:00 PM to 6:30 AM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Santa Barbara?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Press Room (3-min walk), Intermezzo Bar + Cafe (7-min walk) and Enterprise Fish Company (8-min walk).
  • What is there to do near Hotel Santa Barbara?
    Recommended spots to visit include Paseo Nuevo Mall (4-min walk) and Casa de la Guerra (5-min walk), along with Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (6-min walk) and Lobero Theater (7-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 399 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great location. Able to walk everywhere. Elevator very old could do with getting replaced.
R, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent location
The locatio of the hotel was excellent. Really enjoy the town from there. Walking distance to the beach.
Susanna, gb2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Overall our stay was spectacular. The hotel was clean and very nice. the staff were exceptional and on top of everything. The location is perfect for exploring the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. Will definitely be staying there again.
Garrett, us2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Hotel was in a great location. Elevator was outdated and hard to use. Shower was clogged and water was up to our ankles. Found dirt and old toenails on the carpet. Rollaway bed was not comfortable.
us3 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
very nice
Phillip, us3 night trip
Very good 8.0
Short and sweet :)
Our stay was short and sweet! We decided to extend our vacay by one night and found this hotel last minute. The location is amazing, right on State Street. We booked the Queen room,which was small but nice and my husband insisted that the bed was actually a double, not a queen!? Either way it was clean and pleasant. Would absolutely stay again!
Jennifer, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing location!
Conveniently located on State Street, walkable to all of downtown Santa Barbara’s shops and restaurants immediately outside the front entry!
HEIDI, us2 night trip
Very good 8.0
"Almost" perfect
The location of this hotel couldn't be more perfect. It's right in the heart of the "new" State St. dining district, for lack of a better expression. Until restrictions lift for COVID-19, there's loads of places to eat and shop within walking distance. When I booked our room, I requested a walk-in shower because I have a very bad knee and hip. Our friends checked in right before us, and apparently the employee gave them the last room with this facility. It was kind of ironic since they have no physical issues. He apologized to me (not explaining anything except no more rooms were available). It seems like our request should have been flagged. I did manage the tub fine, but it's those little things that make a difference. Water pressure in the sink for hot water - practically nonexistent. (Room 319) We had to wait at least 4 minutes for hot water! It was fine in the shower. Other than that, the bed was great, the room was quiet; no street noise at all. We'd definitely stay there again; just hope a simple request is honored next time!
Joan, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great location!!
Wesley, us4 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Overall Decent
The hotel is overall a decent place to stay. You must be a fan of classic and antique establishments, to rate it an excellent place. My favorite trait is it’s location, it’s very close to everything, including the beach. My least favorite trait is the smell of an old dwelling, and the fact the windows don’t open. Overall, a decent place to stay for being centrally located.
Donald, us2 night family trip

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