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The Upham Hotel

4-star4 stars
1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, United States of America

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Historic Downtown Santa Barbara
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi and free parking
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  • Lovely location, although about a mile walk to the pier, the surrounding area is clean…Aug 18, 2019
  • A very nice boutique hotel close to the middle of Santa Barbara. Staff are particularly…Jul 25, 2019

The Upham Hotel

from £185
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Cottage Room)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
  • Executive Suite, 2 Bedrooms (1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 1 Sofa bed)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Fireplace (Cottage Room)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Cottage Room)
  • Junior Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
  • Junior Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Patio (Master)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Santa Barbara)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Santa Barbara)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds (Santa Barbara)

What’s around The Upham Hotel


  • In Oak Park
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 11-min walk
  • Santa Barbara Bowl - 28-min walk
  • Stearns Wharf - 34-min walk
  • Historic Downtown Santa Barbara - 1-min walk
  • Arlington Theater - 3-min walk
  • Granada Theatre - 7-min walk
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 9-min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) 11-min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) 46-min drive
  • Santa Barbara Station 27-min walk
  • Goleta Station 12-min drive
  • Carpinteria Station 18-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 50 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-6:00 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit 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



  • Free self-parking on site

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Free reception
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Louies Restaurant – This bistro specialises in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Upham Hotel’s small print

Also known as

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Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 20.0 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 The Upham Hotel

  • Does The Upham Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Upham Hotel 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 The Upham Hotel?
    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 The Upham Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at The Upham Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Upham Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 6:00 AM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Upham Hotel?
    Yes, Louies Restaurant offers American cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Opal Restaurant (4-min walk), Carlitos Cafe y Cantina (5-min walk) and Jane (5-min walk).
  • What is there to do near The Upham Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Historic Downtown Santa Barbara (1-min walk) and Arlington Theater (3-min walk), along with Granada Theatre (7-min walk) and Santa Barbara Museum of Art (9-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 281 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
A Great Place in a Fantastic Town
The hotel is just a five minute walk from the main street. Parking was fine for us in the hotel car park but it is quite small for the number of rooms available. Breakfast was buffet style and had pastries, cereals, hard boiled eggs, fruit, yogurts and juices and coffee. There was also wine and cheese available in the afternoon and Oreos and drinks at night time. The room was large, clean and comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful. We got some laundry done as well which was reasonably prices by hotel standards. Santa Barbara itself is wonderful with lots of good shops, bars and restaurants.
John, gbRomance trip
Very good 8.0
Pleasant stay at the Upham
The property is 150 years old so expect charm but not modernity. Location is optimal: nice, quiet neighborhood but an easy walk to State Street restaurants and shops. Our room was smallish but adequate for two. Because of COVID restrictions no breakfast with other guests, no wine and cheese hour (but the restaurant still serves dinner (?). ) Friendly receptionist.
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful hotel. Our family was slightly apprehensive about traveling now but this hotel helped to set our mind at ease. Staff was very professional. Very clean. Everyone wore masks. Added bonus complimentary wine and cookies at check in. We will definitely be back. Great experience!!
Martin, us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Charming and Stately Historic Hotel
Charming stately 150-year-old historic hotel is definitely a nice experience. The lobby and front porch are impressive, and a friendly front desk-as well. Very clean in and out, and Covid caring and conscious. The gardens and grounds are quite beautiful and well kept. Our room, however, although it was spacious and the beds were comfortable, it was rather plain and blah. Not much decorating, just white walls with one picture hung. It could be much more charming and aesthetically pleasing. We did enjoy our short stay at The Upham and are glad for the experience.
deborah, us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Great Dining
Great exterior ambiance and courtyard. Staff was polite.Very nice on site dining (Brunch was great). Rooms were dated and small. Big gap under door which allowed many spiders. We stayed in the cottage.
Bruno W, us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
"Mature" receptionist in need of attitude tuning!
Other than the receptionist we initially had upon checking in (s/w rude, unfriendly manner, gave very little explanation of the hotel's guidelines, ammenities, food service, etc), everyone else was very friendly, helpful and professional. Was a sour greeting but glad it did not set the tone for our stay.
VINCENT, us2 night trip
Poor 2.0
Terrible it would had been better to stay at a motel 6
Jorge, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect (COVID friendly) Weekend Getaway
We really enjoyed our stay at the Upham. The hotel itself has beautiful grounds and the bungalow room we stayed in had our own private patio. The complimentary breakfast was replaced with a bottle of local wine and some snacks (not a bad trade off). Great location and free onsite parking.
John, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
I love this old hotel. Good location. Not a modern day chain where every room and hallway look identical.
Phil, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect Overnight Stay in Santa Barbara
For my husband and I, this is the only place to stay overnight in Santa Barbara. Not only are the rooms beautiful, as is the outdoor greenery, but there is a terrific restaurant right in the hotel. At the end of a busy shopping day, we enjoy the wine and cheese/crackers - and then have dinner in the restaurant.
Lois, us1 night trip

The Upham Hotel

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