Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is just across the road from East Beach, and a 5-minute walk from Santa Barbara Zoo. The MTD Waterfront Shuttle can whisk guests to the bars, restaurants, and galleries of State Street. Stearns Wharf pier is a 25-minute beachside stroll from the hotel.
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.
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.
Situated in Carpinteria, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tomol Interpretive Play Area, Friends of the Library Used Bookstore, and Seaside Gardens. Santa Barbara Surf School and Carpinteria State Beach are also within 2 mi (3 km).
Situated in Solvang, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Solvang Festival Theater and Wildling Museum. Hans Christian Andersen Museum and Elverhoj Museum of History and Art are also within 10 minutes.
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.
Situated in Lompoc, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Artesia School Museum, Lompoc Museum, and Fabing-McKay Spanne House. Lompoc Civic Auditorium and Ryon Memorial Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
This boutique hotel is in the Danish village of Solvang within the Santa Ynez Valley wine country featuring over 30 wineries. The beach is 15 miles away and downtown Santa Barbara is 34 miles away.
After settling in at your Santa Barbara hotel, start your trip with some cultural lessons. Definitely visit Mission Santa Barbara, California's "Queen of Missions," and make some time to see other attractions such as soul-satisfying Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Once you've checked these off your list, it's time to play.
There are many Santa Barbara beach hotels, and that's because much of life here revolves around the sea. Shop at Stearns Wharf, play volleyball on East Beach, go surfing, and kayak in Channel Islands National Park. After that, relax by going to a winery to sample unforgettable wines and with weather that's almost always agreeable year-round you're bound to find a good seat outside. You can then end your eventful day with a sunset walk on the beach - a must when in Santa Barbara.
From fresh seafood to noteworthy Mexican and French cuisine, you can delight in the culinary scene of Santa Barbara. Once night falls, you'll have many choices for having a good night out. Plenty of hotels in Santa Barbara have great drinking establishments, and you may even be able to find one with a rooftop view.
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