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Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara
3 out of 5
433 Corona Del Mar Drive, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $205 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (552 reviews)

"My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary and Pacific Crest Hotel was the perfect getaway. Jennifer and Greg were the perfect hosts. They were welcoming, informative about things to do in the area, and super nice. Our room was clean, nicely decorated, and very comfortable. Thank you Jennifer ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara
The Eagle Inn
3 out of 5
232 Natoma Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $153 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (874 reviews)

"Honestly, I was thoroughly impressed during my stay at the Eagle Inn. With the current COVID-19 situation we were a bit weary of traveling but decided to at least try. We were able to walk from the inn to the beach/State St/ Yanonali St/ harbor and the pier with ease! Aside from the great location, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

The Eagle Inn
Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach
3 out of 5
223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $235 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,010 reviews)

"I liked the very courteous staff and also the cleanliness of the room. The property in itself is not very impressive"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach
Castillo Inn at the Beach
2.5 out of 5
22 Castillo St., Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $115 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,368 reviews)

"Very clean and we loved the outdoor patio/ until we got locked out because the card key wouldn’t work. Apparently it was because the sunlight drains the door lock battery. Please fix this one imperfection."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Castillo Inn at the Beach
Lavender Inn by the Sea
2.5 out of 5
206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $208 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,002 reviews)

"Everything was perfect and nice. Clean room and wonderful service. definitely have a mind to revisit"…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Lavender Inn by the Sea
West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel
3 out of 5
306 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $189 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (977 reviews)

"Great place and even better location! Parking is super close to rooms itself!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel
Avania Inn of Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5
128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $128 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (104 reviews)

"Hotel is a bit dated and no maid service during this time. But the location is excellent. 10 min walk to downtown, 5 min walk to the beach and marina."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Avania Inn of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Inn
4 out of 5
901 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $358 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (981 reviews)

"Staffs were all wearing masks and nice. Not crowded. Able to keep distance. Room was very clean. Able to access to outside and balcony. Only thing my kids complained there was small pool. Ocean water was cold but good ocean front location."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Santa Barbara Inn
Beachside Inn
2.5 out of 5
336 W. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $148 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (119 reviews)

"Clean safe area comfortable quite convenient to shopping downtown parking available"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Beachside Inn
Inn By The Harbor
2.5 out of 5
433 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $170 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (985 reviews)

"Rodrigo, Aidan and Micky were extremely helpful and polite. check-in was super fast. It was nice we had a kitchen in our room. the pool was very refreshing. we especially liked the easy access to the free bikes! Great hotel!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Inn By The Harbor
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
3.5 out of 5
4558 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA
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The price is $135 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,174 reviews)

"Good! Nice property. Comfortable, clean. Responsive staff."…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
Mason Beach Inn
3 out of 5
324 W. Mason Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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4.1/5Very Good! (825 reviews)

"The service, especially from Kelly was great. We had to trade rooms a couple times, but everyone on the staff was accommodating. The electronic locks on all rooms were not working, so we had no key the whole weekend. Staff had to run up and down to let people into their rooms. Rooms are pretty good ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Mason Beach Inn
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
4 out of 5
633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $259 per night
4/5Very Good! (974 reviews)

"Despite the numbers of guests at the hotel, it is always very quiet. The beds are really comfortable too."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5
202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $215 per night
4/5Very Good! (984 reviews)

"Fantastic staff & service. Gorgeous location, right near the beach with fire pits available for guests at night. Love the vibe and location near State Street. The rooms are a bit average but good for the price and location. All around a great experience and will definitely come again! Thank you!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
The Inn at East Beach
2.5 out of 5
1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $114 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"It has nice location, clean, quiet, very nice staff."…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

The Inn at East Beach
Santa Barbara House
3 out of 5
424 Por La Mar Drive, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $242 per night
3.5/5Good! (1,000 reviews)

"The beach view was incredible. Hearing the ocean when waking up and going to sleep was like a dream. The room was big and clean. Very good experience!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Santa Barbara House
Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara
4 out of 5
1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $297 per night
3.5/5Good! (994 reviews)

"Great hotel and location! Will be back for another stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara
Motel 6 Santa Barbara, CA - Beach
2 out of 5
443 Corona Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $110 per night
3.3/5 (996 reviews)

"It was very nice! I wish they had a small frig but everything else was nice"…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Motel 6 Santa Barbara, CA - Beach
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Beach Hotels in Santa Barbara

Known for its beaches and historical sites, Santa Barbara offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. This seaside destination has 105 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you search for a place to stay by the water in Santa Barbara, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Avania Inn of Santa Barbara - 2.5 motel near Leadbetter Beach. It features an outdoor pool, hot/cold buffet, and a spa tub. Guests love the beach and shopping.

Santa Barbara Inn - 3.5 hotel near Butterfly Beach. Our travelers recommend its central location and size. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant.

Santa Barbara House - 3 hotel near Butterfly Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and a restaurant. Guest reviews highlight the beach and overall value.

The Inn at East Beach - 2.5 motel near Butterfly Beach. It features an outdoor pool, daily, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests love the beach and shopping.

West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel - 3 hotel, 10-minute walk from Leadbetter Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach and shopping. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, daily, and a spa tub.

Planning Your Trip to Santa Barbara

If weather is an important factor for your vacation, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.

  • Hottest months: September, August, July, and October, with an average temperature of 74°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, November, and February, with an average temperature of 41°F
  • Driest months: May, October, April, and November, with an average rainfall of 0.87 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 3.41 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Santa Barbara

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to Leadbetter Beach or Arroyo Burro Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area's historical sites and shopping, and make time for local attractions like Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Other things to see and do in the area are Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Visitors also enjoy Santa Barbara for its:
  • Wineries
  • Restaurants
  • Biking
  • Gardens

Getting Around Santa Barbara

To get to Santa Barbara, you can fly into Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), the closest major airport, which is located 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Santa Barbara Station, Goleta Station, or Carpinteria Station.

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