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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury Santa Barbara hotel in Montecito with 2 restaurants


Located in Montecito, this luxury hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Casa Del Herrero and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Lotusland. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.

Hotel Features

This hotel features 2 restaurants, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 41 individually decorated rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and iPod docks. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include balconies, living rooms, and dining areas.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

San Ysidro Ranch features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room. This luxury hotel also offers spa services, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. Complimentary valet parking is available on site.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 41 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Separate living room  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Down comforter 
  • DVD player 
  • Fireplace 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Separate living room 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 1 PM.

The Stonehouse - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Plow and Angel - Overlooking the garden, this bistro serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

A complimentary grocery shopping service is offered and room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

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

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 18 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • San Ysidro Ranch is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2014 Travel + Leisure 500.
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