Spanish Garden Inn

915 Garden St | Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1414  [SEE MAP]Santa Barbara, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Complimentary breakfast
No on-site restaurant

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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Location
Santa Barbara, CA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 23 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood
Style
Traditional, Opulent
Best For
Couples, Solo travelers

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Other Awards

  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Lonely Planet

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At this Spanish-colonial-style inn, casual elegance, top-notch service and an impossibly romantic central courtyard will have you lording about like the don of your own private villa.

Oyster.com

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The 23-room Spanish Garden Inn is a charming upscale boutique property housed in a lovely Spanish-style building with atmospheric Mediterranean interiors to match.

Fodor's

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A half block from the Presidio in the heart of downtown, this elegant Spanish-Mediterranean retreat celebrates Santa Barbara style, from the tile floors, wrought-iron balconies, and exotic plants, to the original art by local plein-air artists.

Other Awards

  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1433 have reviewed the Spanish Garden Inn, giving it a rating of 5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1433 reviews 5.0 (based on 1433 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Designed to feel like a contemporary hacienda, guest rooms feature wood-beamed ceilings, tiled floors and arched doorways. All rooms at the Spanish Garden Inn offer gas fireplaces, 40-inch flat-screen TVs and patios or balconies. Bathrooms have Molton Brown bath products and Frette bathrobes.
  • French press coffee makers and minibars

Standard room size525 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Set within a residential area on Garden Street, the Spanish Garden Inn is within walking distance of the upscale shops and restaurants along State Street, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Alameda Plaza and the Sunken Gardens.
  • Three blocks east of State Street’s upscale dining and retail area
  • Located 11 miles east of the Santa Barbara Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

There is not an on-site restaurant, but the hotel offers a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast. Items such as fruit, quiche and granola are available, along with specialty coffee drinks.
  • In-room French press
  • Evening wine bar
  • Multiple restaurants within walking distance

Number of restaurants

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

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.
    • Family pool
    • Infinity pool
    • Whirlpool/hot tub
    • Adults-only pool
    • Lap pool
    • Wading pool
    • Lazy river
    • Seasonal
    • Indoor
    • Outdoor
    • Indoor/outdoor combo
    • Pool bar
    • Lifeguard on duty
    • Poolside service
    • Waterslide
    • Deck chairs or cabanas

    Spa

    There is not an on-site spa, but the Spanish Garden Inn offers in-room spa services. Treatment options include facials and massages.
    • In-room treatment hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily
    • Three hours notice is required for all reservations

    Services offered:

    • Massage
    • Facial
    • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
    • Salon services
    • Outdoor treatment area
    • Steam room
    • Sauna

    Fitness

    The Spanish Garden Inn offers a small fitness center with cardio machines.
    • Santa Barbara beaches are eight blocks south of the hotel
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
    • Bicycles (with fee)
    • Tennis
    • Guided runs
    • Paddle boats
    • Motor boats

    Business

    The Spanish Garden Inn offers an Executive Boardroom with natural lighting. The space can accommodate up to 12 attendees and includes a mahogany table and complimentary Wi-Fi access.
    • Complimentary coffee, tea and water

    Number of meeting rooms1

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Wedding

    The Spanish Garden Inn offers complete buy-outs for wedding events. The property’s staff works with couples to create intimate celebrations.

      Maximum wedding guest capacity

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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