Best Pool Hotels in Santa Barbara

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    Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
    Santa Barbara, CA
    3.6 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The property’s pool includes a mineral water whirlpool and is surrounded by palm trees and ferns. The heated outdoor pool is hand-tiled and features underwater music. Guests of the hotel also have access to the Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club pool with a 160-foot-long, heated outdoor pool and diving board.
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    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
    Goleta, CA
    12.2 miles to city center
    $39 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $39 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    The resort offers three zero-edge heated saline swimming pools along with 78 acres of beachfront property. The Cabana and Resort Pools are open to all guests and feature food and beverage services along with ocean views. The adults-only zero-edge pool is located in the spa.
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    Harbor View Inn
    Santa Barbara, CA
    1.1 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The property's heated outdoor pool features views of the Pacific Ocean. The pool is surrounded by a patio with lounge chairs. Poolside food and beverage service is also available. What's more, guests will find a Jacuzzi on the pool deck.
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    Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
    Santa Barbara, CA
    1.6 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    The Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort offers a heated outdoor pool and whirlpool. Guests can enjoy poolside dining at Terraza del Mar on the large sundeck with lounge chairs and shade awnings.
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    Kimpton Canary Hotel
    Santa Barbara, CA
    0.2 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    The Kimpton Canary offers a rooftop heated outdoor pool and hot tub. Open year-round, the pool is surrounded by a sun deck with lounge chairs, providing guests with expansive city views.
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    Kimpton Goodland
    Goleta, CA
    6.8 miles to city center
    $25 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    $25 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    The courtyard pool at the Kimpton Goodland is known as one of the coolest social scenes in the Santa Barbara area, offering the Outpost restaurant’s signature garden-to-glass cocktails, creative small plates and special treats like s'mores by the fire pit. In the evenings, the pool hums with live entertainment.
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    Belmond El Encanto
    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

    Perched on a hilltop, the property’s infinity pool offers panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Barbara. The pool is surrounded by a sun deck with lounge chairs and umbrellas, and provides a relaxed setting for enjoying the region's pleasant weather.
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    Spanish Garden Inn
    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

    The property offers a small outdoor pool. Set within the hotel's courtyard, the pool has a patio area with a few lounge chairs and umbrellas.
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    San Ysidro Ranch
    Montecito, CA
    4.9 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The San Ysidro Ranch has an outdoor heated pool. Nestled within a secluded courtyard, the pool has an adjacent hot tub, along with a large sundeck for lounging.

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