The Waterman

12 E Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA

Stay #ATTHEMOXY near Stearns Wharf.

The Waterman is located in SB’s trendy Funk Zone neighborhood right in downtown Santa Barbara. Just steps from State Street, enjoy being walking distance to nearby restaurants, award-winning microbreweries, wine tasting rooms, shopping, and local beaches and attractions like Stearns Wharf and East Beach.

Our modern boutique amenities include a communal kitchen equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, onsite library, outdoor pool, and community games like ping-pong, Corn Hole, and Connect 4. Beach cruisers are also available for rent and an on-site marketplace is stocked with refreshments from local vendors.

Cozy guest rooms averaging 135 – 175 sq ft in size with a 42″ flat screen TV with premium cable, free WiFi, plush linens, and a modern bathroom with LATHER toiletries giving you everything you need and nothing you don’t. With an array of bed types and views, each Santa Barbara hotel room is styled to perfection, featuring shiny mermaid wallpaper, cheeky tiger pillows, and retro inspired telephones.

Check out our current hotel deals:

  • Where the FUNK Did I Park? – Save on parking (regular value of $30/night) during your next visit to Santa Barbara. Leave the car with us and walk to nearby restaurants and attractions. Use promo code PSF when booking
  • Get Your Funk On! – Enjoy a true local experience with a bottle of Santa Barbara wine upon arrival and exclusive deals at local Santa Barbara restaurants through the Tongo app. Use promo code ZJL when booking
  • 3rd Night Free! – Enjoy a staycation with 33% off with a 3-night minimum stay on weekday stays. Use promo code XBA when booking

Health & Safety Standards

Our hotel is Clean + Safe Certified by the California Hotel & Lodging Association and following Marriott's Commitment to Clean global standards.

Hours of Operation

Monday 24 Hours
Tuesday 24 Hours
Wednesday 24 Hours
Thursday 24 Hours
Friday 24 Hours
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours

The Waterman

12 E Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Amenities

Overview

Accommodations - General
Number of double beds:
27
Number of single beds:
20
100% Smoke Free:
Yes
1-Bedroom Units:
Yes
AAA Discount:
Yes
Non-smoking Rooms:
Yes
Parking Charge:
Yes
Senior Citizen Discount:
Yes
Accommodations - In-Room
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Cable:
Yes
Hair Dryer:
Yes
High Speed Wireless Internet:
Yes
Roll-in Showers:
Yes
Television:
Yes
Accommodations - On-Site
Bicycles Available:
Yes
Internet - Wireless:
Yes
Laundry Service/Drycleaning:
Yes
Meeting Facilities on site:
Yes
Outdoor Dining:
Yes
Outdoor Event Venues:
Yes
Pool:
Yes
Amenities - Wine
Food Available:
Yes
Attractions
Outdoor Activities:
Yes
Parking Available:
Yes
Rentals:
Yes
Water Activities:
Yes
Dining and Nightlife
Beer & Wine:
Yes
Family Friendly:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
Private Room Available:
Yes

Available Services

General
No Contact Services:
Yes
Sneeze Guards/Contact Barriers:
Yes
Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits:
Yes
Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations:
Yes

Details

Accessibility
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Wheelchair:
Yes
General
Cancellation Policy:
Yes
Check-In Time:
3pm
Check-Out Time:
12pm
Total Units:
31
Type of Bedding:
King, Queen, Double
Green:
Yes
Hours
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Pricing
Discounts:
AAA, AARP, Group Discount, Military, Senior
Payment Methods Accepted:
American Express, Diners Club, Discover, Master Card, Visa

Group Dining

General
Deposit Policy:
Yes
Max Indoor Capacity:
40
Max Outdoor Capacity:
100
Total Max Capacity:
140
Disabled Access:
Yes
Wine & Beer:
Yes

Tour and Travel

Amenities
Handicap Accessible:
Yes
Luggage Storage:
Yes