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1 room, 2 adults

Secret Garden Inn and Cottages

3-star3 stars
1908 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, United States of America

City centre B&B within easy reach of Mission Santa Barbara
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Delicious food
Great amenities

Secret Garden Inn and Cottages

from £186
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Mockingbird)
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  • Room, Private Bathroom (Cardinal)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Bobwhite)
  • Room, Multiple Beds, Private Bathroom (Wood Thrush)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Kingfisher)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Oriole)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Meadowlark)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Garden)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Hummingbird)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Yellow House)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Nightingale)

What’s around Secret Garden Inn and Cottages


  • In Upper East
  • Mission Santa Barbara (20-minute walk)
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art (21-minute walk)
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse (22-minute walk)
  • Santa Barbara Natural History Museum (27-minute walk)
  • Presidio Santa Barbara (28-minute walk)
  • Santa Barbara Botanical Garden - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Los Padres National Forest - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) 10-min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) 34-min drive
  • Santa Barbara Station 7-min drive
  • Goleta Station 10-min drive
  • Carpinteria Station 14-min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 12 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. An adult aged 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room (up to 50 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast
Things to do
  • Spa services on site
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Secret Garden Inn and Cottages’s small print

Also known as

  • Secret Garden Inn Santa Barbara
  • Secret Garden Inn and Cottages Bed & breakfast Santa Barbara
  • Secret Garden Inn Cottages Santa Barbara
  • Secret Garden Santa Barbara
  • The Secret Garden Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Secret Garden Inn Cottages
  • Secret Garden Cottages Santa Barbara
  • Secret Cottages Santa Barbara
  • Secret Garden Inn and Cottages Santa Barbara
  • Secret Garden Inn and Cottages Bed & breakfast


Guests planning to bring a pet should contact hotel in advance using information found in booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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

Pet deposit: USD 200.00 per stay

Optional extras

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per accommodation, per night

Service animals exempt from fees

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.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 167 reviews

Very good 8.0
Mostly okay
This was a good safe location just outside the town, good parking facilities. Room was nice and clean, but the shower was very poor. Climbing into a free standing bath with a thick plastic curtain all the way around which when wet clings coldly to you is not good for a 70 someone!
gb2 night romance trip
Good 6.0
West coast road trip
Great area to stay
John, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely, quiet place to stay
We had a lovely stay.
us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Cute place
Cute private little cottages, friendly staff. The rooms are very small, and a bit out dated, but comfortable and clean nonetheless. One thing that made me a bit uncomfortable is that I was getting ready to go sit in our jacuzzi on our private patio, and a staff walked right into the balcony without knocking or anything and just started cleaning the jacuzzi. What if I had been enjoying my patio or jacuzzi in the nude? You’d think knocking would be a must! One other small complaint is that the walls are thin, so although it’s a private entrance to each cottage, you do share walls and can easily hear your neighbors. Otherwise clean, nice staff and cute little garden to relax in, they other breakfast which is nice but they only serve quiche and breads so you may want to plan on going otherwise for breakfast anyway. They do have yummy baked treats in the evenings though, the brownies were good!
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely B&B in Santa Barbara
Beautiful time spent at the Secret Garden Inn in Santa Barbara. Gracious hospitality and the room was lovely. A large private bathroom made our stay so comfortable. The gardens are lovely with tables provided to eat breakfast outdoors if desired. The breakfast served was fantastic! This Inn was truly a delight to stay in!
Sally, us1 night family trip

Secret Garden Inn and Cottages

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