The Waterman

12 E Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA

The Waterman hotel is located in the trendy Funk Zone neighborhood 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 boutique hotel amenities include a communal kitchen equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, library lounge, outdoor pool, and free 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.

Enjoy a cozy stay in our pet-friendly rooms averaging 135 – 175 sq ft in size with a 42″ flat-screen TV, free WiFi, and a modern bathroom with a walk-in shower. 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. After a good night’s rest, wake up to free morning coffee and take a stroll through the neighborhood.

Check out our current hotel deals:

  • Where the FUNK Did I Park? – Save on parking ($30 value) during your next Santa Barbara trip! Leave the car during your stay because you’re now entering the Funk Zone. Use promo code “PSF”
  • Get Your Funk On! – Start your Santa Barbara getaway with a bottle of Margerum Wine and exclusive deals at local Santa Barbara restaurants. Use promo code “ZJL”
  • 3rd Night Free! – Enjoy your 3rd night free on us with a minimum 3-night consecutive stay. Use promo code “XBA”
  • Marriott Bonvoy Exclusive OfferMarriott Bonvoy members can earn extra 3,000 bonus points per night with their stay. Use promo code “M11”

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