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    Hotel Californian

    0.82 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    1.1 miles to city center
    $35 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $35 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    According to recent visitors, a stay at the Hotel Californian is worth the high room rates, the $35 daily resort fee and the $39 valet parking fee. Adjacent to the Santa Barbara, California, waterfront in the city's Funk Zone area, this Preferred LVX outpost delivers Spanish colonial-style architecture and modern Moorish decor. Guests will find large flat-screen TVs, Nespresso coffee makers, custom Hotel Californian bath products, stocked cocktail carts, Martyn Lawrence Bullard furnishings, light fixtures and wallcoverings inside all of the stylish accommodations. What's more, the property features a Moroccan-inspired spa, multiple meeting rooms (including a rooftop deck and a ballroom) and two restaurants – Goat Tree and Blackbird. Goat Tree offers casual breakfast fare and picnic baskets with seasonal items, while Blackbird features Mediterranean-influenced cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients. Those looking for drinks can head to Djinn for craft cocktails and light bites. What's more, members of the iPrefer program can earn or redeem points while staying here.
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    Harbor View Inn

    0.89 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    1.1 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Recent guests said the Harbor View Inn's location is its main selling point. Located at the entry to Stearns Wharf, the property sits across from the beach and just a short walk from downtown Santa Barbara, California. Some travelers note that room rates here are fairly steep, especially when compared to larger properties nearby. However, guests are quick to praise the employees –particularly the concierge – for their eagerness to help you enjoy your time in Santa Barbara. Staff members are efficient when it comes to arranging dinner plans and suggesting things to do in the area. Meanwhile, every room has a patio or balcony to allow guests to breathe in the sea air. And outside their quarters, guests can be found lounging poolside, enjoying massages in Spa Beaumontia or enjoying dinner and the view at Eladio's Restaurant & Bar.
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    Kimpton Canary Hotel

    0.27 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    0.2 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    In the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, the Kimpton Canary has the entire city at its front door. Though they say the ideal location is a definite plus, recent visitors are more charmed by the character of and service at this boutique hotel. A member of the Kimpton brand, the hotel offers unique stylings with hand-painted tiles and wrought-iron accents throughout the property, and guest rooms house elegant four-poster beds and hardwood floors. Accommodations also come equipped with amenities such as HD flat-screen TVs, rainforest showers and high-speed internet (which Kimpton Karma loyalty club members can access for free). The hotel's rooftop pool is also a hit with guests, who describe the views as spectacular. What's more, you can take in the scenery with a drink at the rooftop's lounge. If you're craving something more filling, try the farm-to-table cuisine served at Finch & Fork.
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    The Upham Hotel and Country House

    0.6 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    0.3 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    In operation since 1871, The Upham Hotel and Country House in Santa Barbara, California, is a boutique bed-and-breakfast that is split between two buildings: the larger Upham Hotel and the smaller, adults-only Country House. Styled after a traditional English manor, the Country House, located a half-block from the Upham, has eight individually decorated rooms, some of which come with waterfall showers or whirlpool tubs. And inside The Upham's 50 guest rooms and suites, travelers will find flat-screen TVs (in most accommodations), bronzed accents and plantation shutters. Upgraded cottages and suites have more space, along with terraces or patios (in all but Garden cottages). Rooms at both properties include free breakfast and evening wine receptions, as well as complimentary parking and Wi-Fi. When it's time to eat, recent guests highly recommend dining at Louie's California Bistro on the ground floor. The restaurant serves California comfort cuisine and offers a detailed wine list with bottles from a selection of local vintners. Previous visitors also had high praise for the personable staff, continental breakfasts, serene gardens and central location by State Street's top restaurants, shops and businesses.
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    Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

    0.96 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    1.1 miles to city center
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Situated a block from the beach and within walking distance of Stearns Wharf, the Hotel Milo Santa Barbara offers guests a cozy stay with ocean views. If you’re looking to soak up the atmosphere, the hotel features two outdoor pools with cabanas, as well as a Jacuzzi and a courtyard. When it’s time to eat and relax, the property hosts a complimentary continental breakfast, as well as a daily evening wine tasting. There is also an on-site market. Additional amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, complimentary bicycle rentals and a Bocce ball court. Guest rooms with Spanish colonial touches feature flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi access. Some rooms have ocean and poolside views. Pet-friendly accommodations are also available. A nightly amenity fee is applied. Recent guests applaud the hotel’s location and atmosphere, but a few of them have noted that nearby traffic can be noisy.
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    Simpson House Inn

    0.66 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    0.4 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Simpson House Inn is a 5 star hotel located at 121 East Arrellaga Street in Santa Barbara. It has a 5.0 overall guest rating based on 839 reviews.
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    Spanish Garden Inn

    0.1 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    0.4 miles to city center
    $30 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    $30 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Nestled near downtown Santa Barbara, just three blocks east of State Street, this 23-room inn caters to couples looking for a quiet getaway. Recent guests praised the classic Spanish architecture and spacious rooms that include either a garden patio or private balcony. Rooms are also equipped with gas fireplaces, free Wi-Fi access and marble bathrooms with separate showers and soaking tubs. Although there's no on-site restaurant, the inn offers amenities like complimentary breakfast daily. Guests can also take advantage of in-room spa services or relax by the pool in the inn's private garden. And while recent visitors recommended the accommodations, they cited the personable and helpful staff as a main reason for repeat stays.
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    Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

    0.86 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    1 mile to city center
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach is a small boutique property located about two blocks north of the beaches and within walking distance of downtown Santa Barbara, California. All guest rooms include microwaves, coffee makers, bathrobes, safes, free HBO and movie rentals, a welcome bottle of champagne and complimentary W-Fi access. Some rooms also have kitchenettes with full-size appliances and balconies or patios. Guests won't find an on-site restaurant; however, a complimentary hot breakfast is served daily and there are also free snacks and cookies offered throughout the day. Recent guests loved the free champagne and cookies, the friendly staff and the clean, comfortable rooms. Other on-site amenities include an outdoor pool, a garden area and sun terrace, a fitness center and free self-parking. The hotel is also situated within walking distance of Stearns Wharf, where you'll find numerous shops and restaurants.
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    Inn By The Harbor

    0.88 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    1 mile to city center
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Inn By The Harbor is a 2.5 star hotel located at 433 W Montecito St in Santa Barbara. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 883 reviews.
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    Lavender Inn by the Sea

    0.89 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    1 mile to city center
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Lavender Inn by the Sea is a 2.5 star hotel located at 206 Castillo St in Santa Barbara. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 498 reviews.
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    Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

    0.47 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    0.7 miles to city center
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara is a 2.5 star hotel located at 17 W Haley St in Santa Barbara. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 867 reviews.
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    Fiesta Inn and Suites

    0.91 miles away

    Santa Barbara, CA
    0.6 miles to city center
    1.5-star Hotel Class
    1.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Fiesta Inn and Suites is a 1.5 star hotel located at 1816 State St in Santa Barbara. It has a 0.0 overall guest rating based on 0 reviews.

Frequently Asked Questions About El Presidio de Santa Barbara Hotels

What are the best boutique hotels?

The best boutique hotels in Santa Barbara are Spanish Garden Inn and Belmond El Encanto. View the best boutique hotels.

What are the best pool hotels?

Spanish Garden Inn and The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara are ranked among the best hotels with pools in Santa Barbara. View the best hotels with pools.

What are the best family hotels?

Top-ranked family hotels in Santa Barbara include Spanish Garden Inn and The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. View the best family hotels.

What are the best beach hotels?

The best hotels near the beach in Santa Barbara include The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara and San Ysidro Ranch. View the best beach hotels.

What are the best spa hotels?

The best hotels offering spa treatments in Santa Barbara are The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara and San Ysidro Ranch. View the best spa hotels.

What are the best hotels with free parking?

Top-ranked hotels in Santa Barbara with free parking include Spanish Garden Inn and San Ysidro Ranch. View the top hotels with free parking.

What are the best hotels for fitness?

Top hotels offering great fitness facilities and amenities in Santa Barbara include The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara and San Ysidro Ranch. View the best hotels for fitness.

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