Simpson House Inn

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board

Overview of Simpson House Inn

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Simpson House Inn

5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F
121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSanta Barbara County Courthouse10 min walk
  • Popular LocationArlington Theater10 min walk
  • Popular LocationMission Santa Barbara18 min walk
  • AirportSanta Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)11 min drive

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About this area

Santa Barbara

Located in Santa Barbara, Simpson House Inn is in the city center and near the boardwalk. Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra and Granada Theatre are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Santa Barbara Public Market and La Arcada. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Santa Barbara Natural History Museum are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving, snorkeling, and windsurfing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 10 min walk
  • Arlington Theater - 10 min walk
  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 15 min walk
  • Presidio Santa Barbara - 15 min walk
  • Mission Santa Barbara - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara Station - 4 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Carlitos Cafe y Cantina — 8 min walk
  • Opal Restaurant — 8 min walk
  • Jane — 9 min walk
  • Bouchon — 9 min walk
  • Olio e Limone — 10 min walk

About this property

Simpson House Inn

Adults-only Santa Barbara bed & breakfast in Upper East with free breakfast
Coffee/tea in a common area, spa services, and concierge services are available at this smoke-free bed & breakfast. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and a library are onsite. All 15 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and iPod docks. LCD TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities that guests will find include free local calls and free bottled water.
Simpson House Inn offers 15 accommodations with iPod docking stations and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Santa Barbara bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–10 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Spa services

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • iPod dock
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Free local calls
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 10:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 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
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older 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, Discover, and debit cards; 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
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

We should mention

Reservations are required for spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property

Property is also known as

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Simpson House Inn
Simpson House Inn Santa Barbara
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Simpson Inn
Simpson House Hotel Santa Barbara
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Overall score and ratings

4.9

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 356 out of 397 reviews
5 - Excellent 90%
Rating 4 - Good. 32 out of 397 reviews
4 - Good 8%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 397 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 397 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 397 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Well maintained old estate-quiet and comfortable.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is an oasis right downtown Santa Barbara. Simply wonderful with exceptionally kind and helpful service.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely places to sit in the garden.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Did a staycation here. I had no idea this cute place existed! Such a beautiful property. Prime location close to downtown but without the loud hustle and bustle. It feels so quiet and private. Breakfast was AMAZING, pastries are made fresh.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful surroundings, relaxing, peaceful. Great food. No need to go out for dinner as they gave a great appetizer hour.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021