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

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Swimming pools
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke Free

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara is 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 121 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Cable programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities, which include a 24-hour fitness center. Additional features at this Mediterranean hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Santa Barbara? This hotel has facilities measuring 1000 square feet (93 square meters), including a meeting room.

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 a fitness center, 2 heated outdoor pools, an ATM, conference space, and a spa tub. WiFi (surcharge) is available. This hotel has a multilingual staff. Valet parking is available (surcharge). This hotel has no elevators.

  • Picnic area 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 93 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1000 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Spa tub 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 121 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 25 per night )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 25 per stay )


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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.

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


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 35 per accommodation, per night
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 100 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
No rollaway/extra beds available
No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 28.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • In-room coffee
  • Additional inclusions
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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 25 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 25 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 30 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 35 per accommodation, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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  • Milo Santa Barbara

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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