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4BR 2 5BA Montecito Luxury Home Pool Sleeps 8 by RedAwning
4 out of 5
593 Picacho Ln, Santa Barbara, CA
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Gorgeous house in a very nice neighborhood

"This is a beautiful house in a lovely neighborhood with a short walk to a market, hardware store, pack and ship and other shops plus a very nice Italian restaurant. The house is very comfortable and the pool is a plus. There is no AC but the house stayed comfortably cool for the most part. The yard ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2018

4BR 2 5BA Montecito Luxury Home Pool Sleeps 8 by RedAwning
Beach Front Cottage on Miramar Beach!
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4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Charming Beach House on Miramar Beach

"This place is full of old school charm. We had a wonderful time hanging out at the beach. You can’t get any closer. Most nights we brought dinner in because we didn’t want leave...Well worth it. Will be back .. Brooke Schuldt"…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Beach Front Cottage on Miramar Beach!
Cabana Las Floras- A Tropical Cabana Paradise With Pool, Spa, and Wifi
4.9/5Exceptional! (237 reviews)
Yearly destination.

"In short, all 5 stars! Making it a yearly destination for both my wife and I. Thanks Dino and Florida for making my birthday so memorable."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Cabana Las Floras- A Tropical Cabana Paradise With Pool, Spa, and Wifi
~~cozy Cottage in Montecito~~pet Friendly -pool
4.9/5Exceptional! (45 reviews)
Beautiful area

"Carla was a great host. The property is like your own private and secluded hotel. I really appreciate that I could bring my 2 dogs and 2 kids on a beach vacation. The beach is a short drive away. The area is absolutely gorgeous. I’m hoping to stay again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

~~cozy Cottage in Montecito~~pet Friendly -pool
Beautiful Brand New Montecito Guest House - Walk to Miramar and Butterfly Beach
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Charm and location 🥂

"We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend escape at the Palm Cottage. It’s so charming, crisp, clean, stylish and cozy. We arrived to chilled wine and a beautiful setting. We hiked, biked and loved all that Montecito offered. We had cocktails at the Miramar hotel (stunning) and meals at The Honor Bar, Cava ..."…"

Reviewed on May 31, 2020

Beautiful Brand New Montecito Guest House - Walk to Miramar and Butterfly Beach
Balinese Inspired Beauty by RedAwning
4.5 out of 5
489 Hot Springs Rd, Santa Barbara, CA
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Balinese Inspired Beauty by RedAwning
Rosewood Miramar Beach
5 out of 5
1759 South Jameson Lane, Montecito, Santa Barbara, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $896 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (125 reviews)

"very nice facility, but even for how nice it was the prices of their food and drinks are over the top"…"

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Rosewood Miramar Beach
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
5 out of 5
1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara, CA
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4.6/5Exceptional! (658 reviews)

"Hospitality and experience you expect from a Four Seasons property. Beautiful room. Friendly and helpful staff. The Sunday buffet is not to be missed! Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
White rm. Historic Montecito Estate, Ballroom, 2 rm Suite w Private Bath
The price is $104 per night
4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)
Beautiful old home

"Obviously this was an exquisite property at one time. We ignored old home issues (hot water) etc because we enjoyed being here. We hope they continue to upgrade the property"…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

White rm. Historic Montecito Estate, Ballroom, 2 rm Suite w Private Bath
Historic Montecito Estate, Ballrm, Very Large Suite w Tub, Shower and pvt Patio
The price is $125 per night
2/5 (1 review)

"We visited the property with a confirmed reservation through Expedia and Home Away VRBO. I made a mistake, and have regrets. The use of third and fourth party marketing for lodging rentals has serious risks. In this case, Home Away VRBO is a dead zombie company with almost their entire staff fired ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Historic Montecito Estate, Ballrm, Very Large Suite w Tub, Shower and pvt Patio
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Visit Montecito

Montecito is a welcoming neighborhood known for its beautiful beaches and array of dining options. Looking for sights you might find in a travel guide about Montecito? Consider a visit to Los Padres National Forest while you're in the neighborhood. You'll find 31 hotels and other accommodations in Montecito to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater Santa Barbara area.

Best Places to Stay in Montecito

Our guests say these as some of their favorite places to stay in Montecito:

  • San Ysidro Ranch: 5-star hotel featuring free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. Our guests enjoy the hotel's helpful staff.
  • Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara: 5-star hotel featuring 2 outdoor pools, 2 restaurants, and a 24-hour fitness center. Expedia travelers like this hotel's quiet location and proximity to shopping.
  • Montecito Inn: 4-star hotel featuring a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Our guests rate this hotel highly for its beach locale and proximity to public transportation.

Things to Do Around This Santa Barbara Neighborhood

Spend some time exploring the natural setting of Montecito with a visit to Los Padres National Forest and Lotusland. Casa Del Herrero and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church are some other stops to visit in the neighborhood.

Santa Barbara Zoo, Butterfly Beach, and Andree Clark Bird Refuge are just a few of the places to visit in and around Montecito. Lookout Park and Cabrillo Pavillion are also worth a visit when you're out sightseeing in Santa Barbara.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Montecito?
Montecito is a welcoming neighborhood known for its beautiful beaches and array of dining options. Looking for sights you might find in a travel guide about Montecito? Consider a visit to Los Padres National Forest while you’re in the neighborhood.
Where is the best place to stay in Montecito?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Rosewood Miramar Beach is the highest ranked property in Montecito. This 5-star hotel offers 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Montecito Inn and Coast Village Inn - Santa Barbara.
How many hotels are there in the Montecito area?
If you’re searching for places to stay in Santa Barbara, Expedia has something to meet your needs with 68 Montecito hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Montecito, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get top deals in Montecito.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Montecito?
For more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Montecito, head over to our customer service page.
What can I see and do in this Santa Barbara neighborhood?
Spend some time exploring the great outdoors at Los Padres National Forest, Lotusland, and Fernald Point. You could also plan a visit to Butterfly Beach or Casa Del Herrero while you’re in the neighborhood. A few places to visit in the area around Montecito include Santa Barbara Zoo, Montecito Village Shopping Center, and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. While you’re out sightseeing in Santa Barbara, be sure to visit other sights like Andree Clark Bird Refuge or Lookout Park.

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