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Arlington View Chic Studio Apartment in Downtown Santa Barbara!
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
downtown

"love that part of SB"…"

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Arlington View Chic Studio Apartment in Downtown Santa Barbara!
Kimpton Goodland
4 out of 5
5650 Calle Real, Goleta, CA
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The price is $104 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.9/5Good! (850 reviews)

"Staying at the Kimpton Goodland was a great experience. The staff was welcoming, the facilities beautiful, and the room comfortable. I will be back again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Kimpton Goodland
Castillo Inn at the Beach
2.5 out of 5
22 Castillo St., Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $85 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,353 reviews)

"Great location, outstanding room, insane bargain. I wasn’t going to post this because I don’t want everyone"…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Castillo Inn at the Beach
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Rosewood Miramar Beach
5 out of 5
1759 South Jameson Lane, Montecito, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $806 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15
4.7/5Exceptional! (146 reviews)

"This property is exceptionally clean, beautiful and private. The pool and beach were very kid friendly, as were all of the resturaunts."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Rosewood Miramar Beach
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
3.5 out of 5
4558 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA
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The price is $89 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.2/5Very Good! (1,180 reviews)

"Thin floor could hear everything above. Low water pressure in shower"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5
202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $129 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4/5Very Good! (974 reviews)

"On the beach. Convenient location to many restaurants and shopping area."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel
3 out of 5
306 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $132 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.5/5Wonderful! (954 reviews)

"This was a very nice hotel with comfortable rooms and the perfect location across from the marina and beach. The staff was also very friendly and helpful, and the amenities great."…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel
Lavender Inn by the Sea
2.5 out of 5
206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $127 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (974 reviews)

"The Lavender Inn was perfect for a quick get away from San Francisco. Close walk to the beach and State Street."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Lavender Inn by the Sea
130wfigu 2 Bedroom Home
3.5 out of 5
130 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA
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Cliff House Inn On The Ocean
3 out of 5
6602 Old Pacific Coast Hwy, Ventura, CA
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The price is $132 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
4.2/5Very Good! (956 reviews)

"Overall the place is nice , love the scenery, disappointed their was not access to the beach area"…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Cliff House Inn On The Ocean
Hotel Santa Barbara
3 out of 5
533 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $144 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.3/5Excellent! (880 reviews)

"Great location and excellent staff. Room was perfect for a night."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

Hotel Santa Barbara
Beachside Inn
2.5 out of 5
336 W. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $108 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.2/5Excellent! (229 reviews)

"Beach front property. Walking distance to everything. Very clean. Free parking. Great customer service of the reception girl."…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2020

Beachside Inn
Santa Barbara Inn
4 out of 5
901 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $259 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.4/5Wonderful! (980 reviews)

"Wonderful place to stay. Very much enjoyed the restaurant as well."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Santa Barbara Inn
Montecito Inn
4 out of 5
1295 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $125 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.2/5Very Good! (967 reviews)

"Our stay was pleasant, really nice and accommodating staff. The room was clean and the only thing we didn’t like was that they didn’t clean in between our stay while we were out for the day."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Montecito Inn
Inn By The Harbor
2.5 out of 5
433 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $139 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.3/5Excellent! (956 reviews)

"Staff was great - very clean Loved the pool and hot tub"…"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Inn By The Harbor
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Santa Barbara Downtown
3 out of 5
1601 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $107 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.1/5Very Good! (965 reviews)

"Very clean and staff very friendly. Amenities were limited, but it was understandably as we are in a pandemic. Super close to Downtown, so location was great!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Santa Barbara Downtown
Hyatt Place Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5
4111 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $119 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.1/5Very Good! (189 reviews)

"After driving I’m over 4K miles and staying in many hotel/motels, this was exactly what we wanted; a Hyatt. We stayed here because we know when it’s a Hyatt it’s consistent. Consistent comfort, friendly staff and very clean. We will be staying here again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Hyatt Place Santa Barbara
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
5 out of 5
8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
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The price is $149 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.3/5Excellent! (975 reviews)

"Beautiful properly with wonderful and attentive staff."…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta
2.5 out of 5
5665 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA
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The price is $118 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.3/5Excellent! (954 reviews)

"Easy to find and parking was convenient. The surrounding neighborhood was let say working class. Few family owned restaurants and fast food takeout within walking distance. The ones I visited were nice and friendly and good. Checking in was fast and efficient. The room was easy to find and clean. ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta
Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta
3 out of 5
6878 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
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The price is $135 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.3/5Excellent! (454 reviews)

"Please for service and the location of this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta
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Downtown, Santa Barbara Hotel Information

Top Downtown Santa Barbara Accommodations

Downtown Santa Barbara is a much-loved neighborhood of Santa Barbara, an important destination in United States of America. From Downtown Santa Barbara, the buzz of downtown Santa Barbara can be found 0.6 miles to the south.

Santa Barbara possesses numerous fine visitor attractions including the Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Presidio Santa Barbara.

The Belmond El Encanto and Kimpton Canary Hotel are located close to El Capitan Lake, and the Simpson House Inn and The Fess Parker Santa Barbara - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort are near Cabrillo Bikeway.

You'll find a range of accommodation styles in the Downtown Santa Barbara area. Travelers who are on a budget should check out The Presidio and Fiesta Inn and Suites.

One of Downtown Santa Barbara's nicer establishments is the charming Spanish Garden Inn.

Accommodation options near Downtown Santa Barbara

If you have no luck finding accommodation that suits in Downtown Santa Barbara accommodation, you can explore the hotels in Historic Downtown Santa Barbara, a suburb that is situated 0.5 miles south of central Downtown Santa Barbara. Expedia's Santa Barbara hotels guide is another useful guide for finding hotels near Downtown Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara is also in Santa Barbara.

At Expedia, we want your time in Santa Barbara to be as rich and rewarding as it can be. Our Santa Barbara vacation travel guide and Santa Barbara hotels page are the perfect places to discover more about this exciting destination!

Santa Barbara Channel is pure bliss for all photographers. If you're willing to take the time, you'll get the perfect photo of a stunning seabird taking flight. The Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara and Villa Rosa Inn are two hotel options you should consider if you're interested in staying close to this attraction. The Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach and Inn By The Harbor are fairly close by, so you won't find an excuse to not head to this spot.

The Downtown Santa Barbara area has a few treasures for all you foodies out there. Coffee addicts will want to try the aromatic brew and tasty sweets at The French Press. As the clock ticks and dinner time draws near, make your way to local eatery Lemon Tree Inn.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Downtown?
Travelers love the Downtown neighborhood for its beautiful beaches, array of dining options, and major shopping area. Looking for sights you might find in a travel guide about Downtown? Consider a visit to Santa Barbara County Courthouse while you’re in the neighborhood.
Where is the best place to stay in Downtown?
Based on our traveler data, Kimpton Canary Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay in Downtown. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Other good choices for your stay in the area include The Annex, Location! Location! Location! and Chic Studio Apartment in Downtown Santa Barbara!.
How many hotels are there in Downtown?
Expedia has 9 Downtown hotels and other accommodations, and one might make a good home base for venturing out into the greater Santa Barbara area.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Downtown, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Downtown.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Downtown?
For more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Downtown, head over to our customer service page.
What can I see and do in this Santa Barbara neighborhood?
Santa Barbara County Courthouse, Presidio Santa Barbara, and Hill-Carrillo Adobe are some local landmarks to explore in Downtown. As you’re discovering the neighborhood, Lobero Theater and Arlington Theater are some other places worth a visit. Don’t miss favorite places to visit in the surrounding area, such as Santa Barbara Bowl, Stearns Wharf, and Santa Barbara Zoo. While you’re out sightseeing in Santa Barbara, be sure to visit other sights like Upper State Street or La Arcada.

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