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Montecito Inn

Montecito Inn

1295 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara
4.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (28 reviews)

On a boutique-lined street in one of Santa Barbara's most upscale suburbs, Montecito Inn is a Mediterranean-style hotel surrounded by million-dollar estates ...

Love the Mediterranean feeling ...we had a wonderful room with 2 queen beds and TWO bathrooms. Nicely renovated and enjoyed the complimentary continental breakfast.
  Nov 18, 2016

$175

$175
Simpson House Inn

Simpson House Inn

121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located in the heart of Santa Barbara, this romantic bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Alice Keck Memorial Garden and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. ...

$295

$295
Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

905 Country Club Rd, Ojai
5.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Tucked into a secluded valley 35 miles south of Santa Barbara on the Gold Coast, this golf and spa resort is surrounded by rugged mountain ranges but is only ...

We've travelled a lot and I have to say that this is the only place we've been to where ALL of the employees were gracious, friendly and of service.If you appreciate nature, history, quiet elegance and architechture, you will like this place. If you like golf or relaxing in a beautiful spa with a fireplace and the employees making you feel welcome, then go. If you feel like "there's not enough to do" then stay away and go to Cabo.
 CaliforniaNative Dec 7, 2012

$359

$359
Chantico Inn

Chantico Inn

406 W Ojai Ave, Ojai
3.0 out of 5.0
2.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ojai Valley Museum of History and Art, galerie102, and Libbey Bowl. Ojai Art Center ...

$99

$99
Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

17 W Haley St, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (17 reviews)

Located in Historic Downtown Santa Barbara, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Antioch University, Presidio Santa Barbara, and Santa Barbara Museum of ...

Perfect location at a great price!In planning girls weekend in Santa Barbara, I was trying to find a hotel that was on the more inexpensive side, centrally located to all the action on State Street, yet comfortable for four women with all our bags. This place was perfect! The price was totally reasonable and the room was clean and ...
 sasc415 Nov 16, 2011

$138

$138
Cheshire Cat Inn

Cheshire Cat Inn

36 West Valerio Street, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra, Santa Barbara County Courthouse, and ...

Charming Santa Barbara Inn The Cheshire Cat Inn is a charming inn with beautifully decorated rooms, each named for a character in Alice in Wonderland. The generous grounds behind are well landscaped with shade trees and seating that provide a lovely outdoor alternative for reading and relaxing. Located just one block off of ...
  May 27, 2016

$195

$195
Kimpton Canary Hotel

Kimpton Canary Hotel

31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara
4.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (10 reviews)

Evocative of a Spanish manor, this sophisticated urban retreat is a half-block from State Street, with its open-air shopping plazas, restaurants, shops, and ...

SB Down Town Get AwayThe hotel and staff was amazing, the ease of getting around was great and still tucked away from the hustle and madness of the down town noise and traffic. I would highly recommend this hotel to anybody want to enjoy a romantic, or Business trip or just to get away and enjoy city life with a small ...
  Oct 31, 2015

$260

$260
Belmond El Encanto

Belmond El Encanto

800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara
5.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (3 reviews)

This family-friendly Santa Barbara hotel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Natural History ...

Wonderful HotelThe Belmond El Encanto was a beautiful hotel up in the hills of Santa Barbara. The entire staff was exceptionally friendly. So much so that I actually told the staff what a nice experience that was. The room was gorgeous, large and very clean. The bed was super comfortable and sheets were amazing. ...
  Apr 27, 2017

$361

$361
King Frederik Inn

King Frederik Inn

1617 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang
2.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Located in the heart of Solvang, this motel is steps from Solvang Festival Theater and Hans Christian Andersen Museum. Solvang Brewing Company and Wildling Museum ...

The hotel is Spartan, but it is a good value.Main complaint was cups in room were not replenished and not enough washcloths. Hotel is right in town and you can walk to everything.
  Oct 26, 2015

$89

$89
Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant

Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant

409 First Street, Solvang
4.5 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this romantic bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of Solvang Festival Theater, Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, ...

We are going back.So beautiful and clean. Restaurant great. Staff was so efficient. Great location. Away from the center of the town but an easy walk to the center of town.
  May 18, 2016

$155

$155
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If you’re a fan of trivia from centuries gone by, or perhaps you just love the architecture of yesteryear, consider a historic hotel the next time you travel. Santa Barbara historic hotels put you near where all the momentous events in the area occurred, and where the most traditional buildings stand.

When you book a room at one of the historical hotels in Santa Barbara, you’ll experience the past come alive. Visit all the famous landmarks nearby, snap a few pictures for the walls at home, and then head back to relax in your hotel room after a long day of sightseeing tours and artwork exhibits.

As much as you love history, you also love modern amenities, and you can have the best of both worlds on this trip. These accommodations range from plush to quaint, and you’ll have all the conveniences you need to relax and rejuvenate. And you don’t need have Rockefeller as your last name to be able to afford a place to rest your head. There are a wide variety of cheap historic hotels in Santa Barbara that cater to everyone, no matter your budget.

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