Book your room at Montecito Inn
Classic Hollywood style, near Santa Barbara beaches
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 and the San Ysidro foothills.
Guests enjoy wireless Internet access and use of bicycles for cruising two blocks of tree-lined streets to Butterfly Beach.
Premium TV channels
Montecito Inn's 61 guestrooms are all non-smoking and feature complimentary wireless Internet access. TVs come with premium cable channels, and DVD players.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
Originally financed in 1927 by actor, producer, and director Charlie Chaplin, the Montecito Inn 4-star hotel is filled with reminders of its Golden Era heritage. The front desk keeps a library of Chaplin videos for complimentary use, and a frosted-glass door etched with Chaplin's silhouette leads to the conference room.
The conference room is equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access, a selection of audiovisual equipment, and a full kitchen; the 1100-square-foot (99-square-meter) room can host up to 52 people. An adjacent business center, available 24 hours a day, also includes a fax machine, copier, and 2 computers.
The fitness room provides standard exercise equipment including a treadmill, elliptical trainer, and weight machine. The adjacent sunny patio is furnished with lounge chairs and umbrella-covered tables. A splash pool, spa tub, and sauna are surrounded by shade trees and lush foliage.
Guests of Montecito Inn can purchase passes for the Santa Barbara sightseeing trolley, which travels from the Montecito village area to State Street downtown, the pier, the Old Mission, and other popular local attractions. Other amenities include banquet facilities and wedding services, luggage storage, and babysitting services (surcharge).
- Outdoor pool
- Spa services on site
- Concierge services
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Room service (limited hours)
- Conference space
- Total number of rooms - 61
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fireplace in lobby
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Number of floors - 3
- Smoke-free property
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Computer station
- One meeting room
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Luggage storage
- Self parking (surcharge)
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 1100
- Conference space size (meters) - 99
- Conference center
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Free Wi-Fi
- Year Built 1928
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Park your car
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
In your room
- Premium TV channels
- DVD player
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Complimentary newspaper
- Access via exterior corridors
- Ceiling fan
- Turndown service
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
Eat and drink
Montecito Cafe - One of the village's favorite destinations for lunches and extended-family dinners, this restaurant features California Nouveau cuisine. Menu specials change frequently, but popular everyday offerings include light appetizers such as salmon on goat-cheese pancakes, and entrées such as seafood pasta, New York pepper steak, and spicy, chili-grilled chicken breast. The wine list includes regional varietals by the bottle and glass. Orders may also be placed as room service, or for bar- or pool-side dining.
Cafe Bar - Across the hotel's main drive, the sunlight-filled bar is also a Montecito hot spot, especially in the early evening hours. Although it stays open later than the café, food service stops when the kitchen closes.
This hotel's fitness room includes a treadmill, elliptical trainer, and weight machine. Guests also have access to a year-round splash pool, spa tub, and sauna. Bicycles are available for complimentary day use.
Nearby private fitness clubs offer day rates. Several facilities within a mile of the hotel include Simpatico (five blocks), Platinum Performance Fitness (six blocks), La Playa Pilates and Wellness Center (one mile), and the Montecito Athletic Club (one mile). White-sand Butterfly Beach is two blocks from the hotel.
Area golf courses include Montecito Country Club (one mile), the Valley Club of Montecito (three miles), and the Santa Barbara Golf Club (less than seven miles). Sunset cruises, whale-watching excursions, and fishing trips can be arranged at the Santa Barbara harbor (less than five miles). Horseback riding trips are within 15 miles. Hotel staff will arrange reservations and tee times.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel in the Santa Barbara area; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Windsurfing nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible parking
The fine print for Montecito Inn
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Parking height restrictions apply
- Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10 per night