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Top Santa Barbara Oceanfront Hotels

Belmond El Encanto
5 out of 5
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $475 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.7/5Exceptional! (373 reviews)

"El Encanto is a charming private hotel compound that exceeds expectations... very quaint and comfortable!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Belmond El Encanto
Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara
3 out of 5
433 Corona Del Mar Drive, Santa Barbara, CA
The price is $184 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.7/5Exceptional! (572 reviews)

"Very clean room with a great location at East Beach"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara
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

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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 3 to Nov 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,349 reviews)

"Location location everything is near the beach restaurant everything 😍"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Castillo Inn at the Beach
Blue Sands Inn
4 out of 5
421 South Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $219 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.5/5Wonderful! (392 reviews)

"Motel with nice rooms. Clean. Actually got the room that was pictured in their promotional material"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Blue Sands Inn
Kimpton Canary Hotel
4 out of 5
31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $300 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 20
4.5/5Wonderful! (981 reviews)

"Love the Canary. Everything was perfect. Perfect location, rooms are amazing & staff beyond helpful."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Kimpton Canary Hotel
West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel
3 out of 5
306 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $129 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (939 reviews)

"The room and bathroom are excellent I loved it backgrounds beautiful"…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel
Santa Barbara Inn
4 out of 5
901 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $279 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (976 reviews)

"I requested to have a ocean view room and even offered to pay more if I needed and was told okay. When we went to our room we got the back parking lot view and we were very disappointed since the reason we wanted to stay there was to have ocean view rooms. We weren’t even told that the rooms were ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Santa Barbara Inn
Inn on Summer Hill
4 out of 5
2520 Lillie Avenue, Summerland, CA
The price is $269 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.4/5Excellent! (188 reviews)

"It's a nice rustic inn 10 minutes away from Santa Barbara. The beds are nice and comfy and the rooms are clean and pretty spacious. The only downsides are that the amenities are closed due to COVID and, if you are a light sleeper, the inn is probably too close to the highway. It doesn't get too loud ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Inn on Summer Hill
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
5 out of 5
8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
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The price is $349 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.3/5Excellent! (970 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
Mar Monte Hotel, in The Unbound Collection by Hyatt
4 out of 5
1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $209 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.3/5Excellent! (13 reviews)
A-1

"Great service & location!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Mar Monte Hotel, in The Unbound Collection by Hyatt
Beachside Inn
2.5 out of 5
336 W. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $123 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.3/5Excellent! (202 reviews)

"Enjoyed our view from the balcony, taking in all the sights and sounds."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Beachside Inn
Coast Village Inn - Santa Barbara
2 out of 5
1188 Coast Village Road, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $119 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.1/5Very Good! (880 reviews)

"Location was great. An older property but very well maintained and extremely clean. Only negative is that the bathtub/fixtures could stand to be updated."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Coast Village Inn - Santa Barbara
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
4 out of 5
633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $192 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.1/5Very Good! (905 reviews)

"Incredible view, comfortable bed and bedding, luxury towels, dog friendly. Staff was very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 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 $169 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
4/5Very Good! (974 reviews)

"Great location, very cute room, loved the bikes!!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
Palmoro House
3 out of 5
424 Por La Mar Drive, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $189 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.7/5Good! (3 reviews)
Palmoro House is not worth $265++/night

"This hotel is a sister hotel to Mar Monte. Unfortunately for the price it was not worth it. The location of this building was in a sketchy corner of the block. There were at least a dozen transients living in the park accoss the way, living in their cars and vans, living in the patio space of abandoned ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Palmoro House
Villa Rosa Inn
2.5 out of 5
15 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The price is $176 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
3.6/5Good! (365 reviews)

"This is a good hotel that is situated right across the street from the beach. It is an older building but I think that gives it some charm and character. The room was nice and spacious. I would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Villa Rosa Inn
Motel 6 Santa Barbara, CA - Beach
2 out of 5
443 Corona Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is $94 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.4/5 (974 reviews)

"The staff were very helpful and friendly. The room was immaculate and had a darling “retro” decor and look. Finally, the location was fantastic—only one block from the beach."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Motel 6 Santa Barbara, CA - Beach
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Frequently asked questions

What is Santa Barbara like for a seaside holiday?
Make your Santa Barbara vacation exceptional by staying somewhere with sea views. Be sure to book one overlooking the beautiful coast or beaches for a chance to wake up next to the ocean. After you’ve had your fill of the sea and beach, check out the shopping and biking trails in Santa Barbara.
What is there to see and do 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 Goleta Beach or Carpinteria State Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Discover the area’s historical sites and sunsets, and make time for local attractions like Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Stearns Wharf. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Santa Barbara Bowl or Santa Barbara Zoo.
Why should I choose an oceanview hotel for my Santa Barbara vacation?
Indulge yourself with an oceanview room and enjoy great views of the ocean during your trip to Santa Barbara. Expedia makes it easy to get a great hotel when you use our ocean view filter in the search results to narrow your search.

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