Neighborhood Inns

If you’re looking for a place to stay with a more personal feel, a Santa Barbara bed and breakfast or inn might be the perfect choice. The city’s unique neighborhoods, districts and nooks harbor a variety of quaint places to call home while you’re here. These smaller properties blend seamlessly into the vibe and culture of the Santa Barbara South Coast, meaning you can too.

Santa Barbara’s inns and bed and breakfasts allow you to have the neighborhood experience that so many seek when they visit. Strolling down the street, you’ll discover your favorite local coffee shop, lunch spot or live music venue. Engage in the vibrant energy of State Street, or wander along the Urban Wine Trail in the Funk Zone. Go after the good life in Goleta, or make new friends in Montecito.

You’ll find neighborhood accommodations to suit any style or price point. Take in the view from a cozy beachfront inn or relax in a classic Santa Barbara bed and breakfast with whitewashed walls and a red tile roof. Whether you want to escape to a quiet retreat or stay right in the center of the action, Santa Barbara has the perfect place for your getaway.

It’s easy to make the most of your visit when you stay in one of these fun spots. The inns and bed and breakfasts of Santa Barbara are as welcoming as the neighbors you’ll find there.

Featured Neighborhood Inns in Santa Barbara


Beach House Inn & Apartments

The Beach House Inn is located on a quiet residential street in the city's West Beach area. We are only two blocks from the beach, harbor, and restaurants; and just 3 blocks from State Street where you'll find fabulous shopping, dining, and more.…

Alamar Motel

 The Alamar Motel is a small Beach Front Motel,  located in a prime location, across from the Ocean, and between State Street and Sterns Warf and the Harbor. We are on the corner of Cabrillo Blvd. and Chapala St.  in walking…

The Simpson House Inn

Nestled within an acre of lush English gardens is Simpson House Inn, a Santa Barbara historic landmark featuring 15 guest rooms, suites and cottages. A short walk from the bustling downtown and State Street shopping, the Simpson House Inn is…

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