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Beach nearby, beach towels
Beach nearby, beach towels
Outdoor pool, open 9 AM to 9 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, open 9 AM to 9 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
552 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Room Service

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Explore the area

Popular LocationSanta Barbara Zoo9 min walk
Popular LocationStearns Wharf6 min drive
Popular LocationSanta Barbara Harbor12 min drive
AirportSanta Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)15 min drive

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  • Comfort Room, 1 Queen Bed Max of 2 Occupants - combination of all adults and children no exception

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 247 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsComfort Room, 1 Queen Bed Max of 2 Occupants - combination of all adults and children no exception
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed Max of 2 Occupants - combination of all adults and children no exceptions

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 464 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed Max of 2 Occupants - combination of all adults and children no exceptions
  • 2 Queen Bed Room - 2 guests (Includes children) **Extra charge for additional guests 4 guests max**

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More details2 Queen Bed Room - 2 guests (Includes children) **Extra charge for additional guests 4 guests max**

About this area

Santa Barbara

Located in Santa Barbara's East Beach neighborhood, Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara is near the airport and near the beach. Travelers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Santa Barbara Bowl, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Los Padres National Forest and Carpinteria State Beach. Santa Barbara Zoo and Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain climbing and ecotours. Our guests love the hotel's quiet location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Santa Barbara Zoo - 9 min walk
  • Butterfly Beach - 3 min drive
  • Stearns Wharf - 6 min drive
  • Presidio Santa Barbara - 7 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Harbor - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara Station - 6 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Fishouse - 2 min drive
  • State Street Cafe - 2 min drive
  • Los Agaves - 2 min drive
  • La Super-Rica Taqueria - 2 min drive
  • Loquita - 2 min drive

About this property

Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara

3-star Santa Barbara hotel in East Beach, walk to Santa Barbara Zoo
This smoke-free hotel features an outdoor pool, concierge services, and dry cleaning. Free breakfast (local cuisine) and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, express check-out, tour/ticket assistance, and a vending machine are onsite. All 20 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include room service and premium bedding.
Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara offers 20 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 35-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with hydromassage showerheads.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Refrigerators and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in January 2016.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Contactless check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Masks and gloves available
Temperature checks available for guests
Temperature checks given to staff
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • Electric car charging station
  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast available daily 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator (on request)

Conveniences

  • No elevators
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

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.
  • Handrails in stairways

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 35-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator (on request)

More

  • Free local calls
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • LED light bulbs
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Window screens

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

We should mention

Pool access available from 9 AM to 9 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not served at this property
Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Pacific Crest Inn
Pacific Crest Inn Santa Barbara
Pacific Crest Santa Barbara
Pacific Crest Inn By The Sea Hotel Santa Barbara
Pacific Crest Santa Barbara Inn
Pacific Crest Santa Barbara Hotel
Pacific Crest Hotel
Pacific Crest Santa Barbara Motel
Pacific Crest Motel
Pacific Crest Santa Barbara
Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara Hotel
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Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara and receive a full refund?
Yes, Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 9 AM–9 PM.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–9:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is this hotel located?
Located in East Beach, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of East Beach and Santa Barbara Zoo. Stearns Wharf and Santa Barbara Bowl are also within 3 mi (5 km). Santa Barbara Station is 29 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara

4.7
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
432
4 - Good
88
3 - Okay
15
2 - Mediocre
4
1 - Poor
13
4.9
Cleanliness
4.8
Service and Staff
4.5
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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

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 and Greg!!!

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Cute spot, very helpful staff! Walk able to beach and zoo.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

3/5

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

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

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020