Secret Garden Inn and Cottages

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Outdoor Spa Tub
Outdoor Spa Tub
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Secret Garden Inn and Cottages

Secret Garden Inn and Cottages

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
1908 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationArlington Theater15 min walk
  • Popular LocationMission Santa Barbara3 min drive
  • Popular LocationSanta Barbara Museum of Art3 min drive
  • AirportSanta Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)10 min drive

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About this area

Santa Barbara

Located in Santa Barbara, Secret Garden Inn and Cottages is in the city center. Mission 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 Los Padres National Forest. Don't miss out on a visit to Santa Barbara Zoo. Guests appreciate the bed & breakfast's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Arlington Theater - 15 min walk
  • Mission Santa Barbara - 3 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 3 min drive
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 3 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Natural History Museum - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara Station - 4 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) - 10 min drive


  • The Daily Grind — 3 min walk
  • Garrett's Restaurant — 8 min walk
  • Louie's California Bistro — 12 min walk
  • Opal Restaurant — 16 min walk
  • Carlitos Cafe y Cantina — 16 min walk

About this property

Secret Garden Inn and Cottages

3-star Santa Barbara bed & breakfast in Oak Park, near Mission Santa Barbara
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features spa services, a library, and express check-out. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, wedding services, and a garden are onsite. All 12 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers, and TVs with cable channels. Free bottled water, hair dryers, and free toiletries are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Secret Garden Inn and Cottages offers 12 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Cable television is provided.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast

Things to do

  • Spa services


  • Library

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels


  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water

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Check-in from 3 PM - 7 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Secret Garden Inn Cottages Santa Barbara
Secret Garden Inn Santa Barbara
Secret Garden Santa Barbara
The Secret Garden Hotel Santa Barbara
Secret Cottages Santa Barbara
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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 261 out of 497 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 151 out of 497 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 52 out of 497 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 18 out of 497 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 15 out of 497 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Our host. Dominique was so friendly and welcoming , her facilities are comfortable and clean, would go back in a heartbeat.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We loved everything!!!! The breakfast was amazing!! The staffwas the best!!! Made us feel like family!!! We will be returning!!!!!!
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We were happy with our experience here. The owner Dominique is very nice and polite. The property was clean and parking was accessible. Breakfast was great! I’d stay here again.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Didn't realize it was an older place, but it was very clean and secluded. The breakfasts were good.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021