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Get an overview of this hotelA garden getaway across from Santa Barbara's beach

A stay at Hotel Milo Santa Barbara places you in the heart of Santa Barbara, walking distance from Ty Warner Sea Center and Carriage and Western Art Museum.

This beach hotel is close to Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

Make yourself at home in one of the 122 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.

Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities including a fitness center and bicycles to rent. Additional features at this Mediterranean hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and tour/ticket assistance.

Continental breakfasts are available for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Santa Barbara? This hotel has facilities measuring 1000 square feet (93 square meters), including a meeting room. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Hotel Milo Santa Barbara is across from West Beach and within 2 blocks of Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara Harbor, and State Street shops and restaurants. The waterfront is bordered by parks and walkways, and the paved breakwater provides sunset views.

Award-winning designer Kathryn Ireland designed the hotel's “beach chic” guestrooms and common areas. Additional highlights include continental breakfast (included in the resort fee), a fitness center, two heated outdoor pools, an ATM machine, conference space, and a spa tub. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel (surcharge). This hotel has a multilingual staff. Free parking is available on the street. This hotel has no elevators.

  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 122 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Picnic area 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Concierge services 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 93 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1000 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • iPod docking station 

Where to Eat

The Hotel Milo Santa Barbara serves a daily continental breakfast.

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are numerous dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Toma (Mediterranean, romantic)

Rusty's Pizza Parlor (family-friendly)

The Wine Cask (business lunch/dinner; periodic wine tastings)

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel has two heated outdoor pools with sundecks and private cabanas, an outdoor spa tub, and a fitness center. Bicycle rentals are complimentary.

West Beach, across the street, is a top spot for sunbathing, beach volleyball, windsurfing, kayaking, and sailing. A wide patch bordering the beach draws walkers, runners, and inline skaters. Leadbetter Beach is about a half-mile from the hotel; East Beach is about a mile away. Boat charters, sailing instruction, kayaking tours, and sightseeing/whalewatching cruises are available within a half-mile.

The award-winning Sandpiper Golf Club, featuring ocean and mountain views, is among the public courses within a 15-mile drive.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 12 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Internet access
  • In-room coffee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: USD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 18 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
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