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Top Santa Barbara Kid Friendly Hotels

Sandpiper Lodge $95
Sandpiper Lodge

Sandpiper Lodge

3525 State St, Santa Barbara
     
    3.6
    of 5, from 64 reviews
    2.0 out of 5.0

    Located in the Upper State Street District of Santa Barbara, this hotel is within 3 blocks of La Cumbre Plaza shops and Santa Barbara Golf Club, and 3 miles from downtown. Butterfly Beach is 5 miles away.

    Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites $179
    Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

    Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

    2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara
       
      4.0
      of 5, from 20 reviews
      3.5 out of 5.0

      Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites is in downtown Santa Barbara, on a quaint street lined with century-old buildings. Guests can drive 5 minutes to Old Mission Santa Barbara, founded in 1786. Nature lovers enjoy strolling beside the creek in Rocky Nook Park, a 15-minute walk from the hotel.

      Hotel Corque $117
      Hotel Corque

      Hotel Corque

      400 Alisal Rd., Solvang
         
        4.8
        of 5, from 26 reviews
        4.0 out of 5.0

        Situated in Solvang, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum and Solvang Festival Theater. Hans Christian Andersen Museum and Elverhoj Museum of History and Art are also within 10 minutes.

        Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach $205
        Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

        Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

        223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara
           
          4.4
          of 5, from 33 reviews
          3.0 out of 5.0

          Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach, is just a 5-minute walk from Santa Barbara harbor and the beach. It’s a 10-minute stroll to the shops and bars of State Street, the town’s main drag. Santa Barbara Airport is a 15-minute drive away.

          Castillo Inn at the Beach $130
          Castillo Inn at the Beach

          Castillo Inn at the Beach

          22 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
             
            4.8
            of 5, from 6 reviews
            2.5 out of 5.0

            Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Presidio Santa Barbara, and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Museum of Art are also within 3 mi (5 km).

            O'cairns Inn & Suites $131
            O'cairns Inn & Suites

            O'cairns Inn & Suites

            940 E Ocean Avenue, Lompoc
               
              4.6
              of 5, from 10 reviews
              2.5 out of 5.0

              Located in the heart of Lompoc, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Lompoc Museum and Fiddlehead Cellars. Beattie Park and Artesia School Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km).

              Best Western Plus South Coast Inn $144
              Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

              Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

              5620 Calle Real, Goleta
                 
                3.6
                of 5, from 13 reviews
                2.5 out of 5.0

                Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens and within 3 mi (5 km) of Rancho La Patera and Stow House and South Coast Railroad Museum. Santa Barbara Orchid Estate and Goleta Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km).

                Wine Valley Inn $94
                Wine Valley Inn

                Wine Valley Inn

                1564 Copenhagen Dr, Solvang
                   
                  3.7
                  of 5, from 27 reviews
                  3.0 out of 5.0

                  Situated in Solvang, this hotel is steps from Solvang Brewing Company and Solvang Festival Theater. Wildling Museum and Hans Christian Andersen Museum are also within 10 minutes.

                  Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn $127
                  Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn

                  Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn

                  4558 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria
                     
                    3.4
                    of 5, from 33 reviews
                    2.5 out of 5.0

                    Convenient to US-101, this Spanish-style hotel is half a mile from Carpinteria's famed beach and close to the Santa Ynez Mountains; Santa Barbara lies within 8 miles.

                    Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carpinteria $144
                    Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carpinteria

                    Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carpinteria

                    5606 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria
                       
                      4.4
                      of 5, from 26 reviews
                      2.5 out of 5.0

                      Situated near the beach, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Tar Pits Park and Carpinteria Seal Sanctuary. Carpinteria State Beach and Tomol Interpretive Play Area are also within 1 mi (2 km).

                      Kimpton Goodland $154
                      Kimpton Goodland

                      Kimpton Goodland

                      5650 Calle Real, Goleta
                         
                        3.5
                        of 5, from 6 reviews
                        4.0 out of 5.0

                        Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Goleta Beach and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Santa Barbara Orchid Estate. Glen Annie Golf Club and University of California-Santa Barbara are also within 6 mi (10 km).

                        Royal Copenhagen Inn $93
                        Royal Copenhagen Inn

                        Royal Copenhagen Inn

                        1579 Mission drive, Solvang
                           
                          4.1
                          of 5, from 11 reviews
                          2.5 out of 5.0

                          Located in the heart of Solvang, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Solvang Festival Theater, Wildling Museum, and Hans Christian Andersen Museum. Hans Christian Andersen Park and Elverhoj Museum of History and Art are also within 10 minutes.

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                          It’s not a family vacation if you can’t bring the entire clan with you, is it? Next time you have a few days off from work and want to plan a getaway, don’t leave the kiddos with your parents or your slightly dotty Aunt Edna. Instead, set a course for an adventure the entire family will love, and book your stay at one of the kid-friendly hotels in Santa Barbara.

                          Your little ones are the most important thing in your life, so make sure they enjoy your accommodation as much as you do. From a kids-only room service menu (macaroni and cheese, anyone?) to special perks like in-room video game consoles, these lodgings provide a little something extra for the smaller members of your crew. The best kid-friendly hotels in Santa Barbara may even offer playgrounds, kiddie pools, and other activities geared toward youngsters. What’s more, some hotels provide a babysitting service so you can get a few hours to yourself—you might not want to admit it, but grown-ups need a little rest during vacation, too!

                          Whether you’re traveling with one small child or hauling around your entire extended family, Travelocity is here to help you out. Let us hook you up with Santa Barbara kid-friendly hotels that will keep your youngsters happy without doing irreversible harm to your wallet. You can save up to $537 when you bundle your flight and hotel together, so what are you waiting for? Grab your family and get ready to explore!

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