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Hotel Californian

Star Rating
5 out of 5
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Reviews

4.8 / 5Exceptional
435 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Stearns Wharf
    6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Santa Barbara Harbor
    13 min walk
  • Restaurant
    State Street Cafe
    1 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Loquita
    3 min walk
  • Airport
    Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)
    12 min drive

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1-800-238-0767

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    About this area

    Santa Barbara

    Located in Santa Barbara, Hotel Californian is near the beach. Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Santa Barbara Botanical Garden and Lotusland. Santa Barbara Zoo and Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens are also worth visiting. Our guests appreciate the hotel's location for the nightlife.

    Visit our Santa Barbara travel guide

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Stearns Wharf - 6 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Santa Barbara Harbor - 13 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Lobero Theater - 17 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Santa Barbara City College - 19 min walk
    • Popular Location
      El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 19 min walk

    Getting around

    • Santa Barbara Station - 4 min walk
    • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 15 min drive

    Restaurants

    • State Street Cafe — 1 min walk
    • Loquita — 3 min walk
    • Fishouse — 3 min walk
    • Union Ale — 3 min walk
    • Helena Avenue Bakery — 4 min walk

    About this property

    Hotel Californian

    Catch some rays at the nearby beach or spend the day relaxing at Hotel Californian's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. All 121 rooms feature thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars, and premium bedding.

    Property amenities

    Internet

    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • Self parking: USD 39.00 per night
    • Valet parking: USD 39 per night

    Food and drink

    • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–1:00 PM: USD 8-22 for adults and USD 5-18 for children
    • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
    • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
    • 24-hour room service

    Things to do

    • Bicycle rentals
    • Fitness center
    • Full-service spa
    • Outdoor pool

    Family friendly

    • Dry cleaning service
    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Laundry facilities
    • Outdoor pool
    • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

    Conveniences

    • Ballroom
    • Front-desk safe
    • Library

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage
    • Porter/bellhop
    • Tour/ticket assistance
    • Turndown service

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

    Business services

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms

    Outdoors

    • Garden
    • Picnic area
    • Rooftop terrace

    Spa

    • 4 treatment rooms
    • Aromatherapy
    • Body scrubs
    • Body treatments
    • Body wraps
    • Couples treatment room(s)
    • Detox wraps
    • Facials
    • Manicures and pedicures
    • Massage - deep-tissue
    • Massage - Swedish
    • Massage/treatment rooms
    • Spa open daily
    • Steam room

    Accessibility

    • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    • In-room accessibility
    • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
    • Wheelchair-accessible parking
    • Assistive listening devices available

    More

    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    • Air conditioning
    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Premium bedding
    • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

    Bathroom

    • Bathrobes
    • Bathtub or shower
    • Designer toiletries

    Entertainment

    • Flat-screen TV
    • Pay movies
    • Premium channels
    • Satellite channels

    Food and drink

    • Espresso maker
    • Free bottled water
    • Minibar

    More

    • Desk
    • Free local calls
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Laptop-compatible safe
    • Slippers
    • Turndown service

    Nearby things to do

    Activities

    • Beach access
    • Hiking/biking trails
    • Mountain biking
    • Mountain climbing
    • Scooter/moped rentals

    Frequently asked questions

    4.8

    Exceptional

    5 - Excellent
    358
    4 - Good
    57
    3 - Okay
    14
    2 - Mediocre
    4
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    4.9
    Cleanliness
    4.8
    Service and Staff
    4.8
    Amenities
    4.9
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Wish we could have stayed longer and will most certainly consider returning. Great location, beautiful city.

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    This hotel is very clean, quiet and best location!!

    Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Thanksgiving /Birthday

    I stayed for my birthday and it was great. Hope to be back in a few weeks

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Lovely stay

    A comfortable hotel that is nicely lit up and gave warm welcoming feelings

    Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The property is beautiful, and the service was wonderful. The perfect location.

    Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

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