Hotels and Motels

Santa Barbara hotels and motels range from large, inclusive properties to smaller, recently revamped motels, name-brand lodges, and everything in between. The Spanish Colonial style of architecture that defines the city is also apparent in many establishments, while others embody a more contemporary European look and feel. Some have the retro beach vibe that has drawn visitors in for decades.

The area’s earliest architects knew one thing for sure — this was going to be a place people would always want to visit. Then and now, the city encourages travelers to become a part of the Santa Barbara experience, not just a viewer of it.

Whatever you’re looking for, we invite you to find your Santa Barbara South Coast side in one of these fantastic properties.

Featured Hotels & Motels in Santa Barbara


West Beach Inn

The West Beach Inn is one of several beachfront hotels in the city, located between the Marina and Stern's Wharf, the most popular destination in Santa Barbara. All rates include a deluxe continental breakfast, evening wine and cheese, and…

BEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn

Click here to Book Now! Nestled on five acres of lush gardens, the Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn is a luxurious Spanish-inspired casual resort hotel with ornate tile and wrought-iron embellishments. The gardens feature pathways lined with…

The Upham Hotel

A Victorian treasure in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, the Upham Hotel and Country House is the oldest continuously operating hotel in Santa Barbara, Southern California. Constructed of redwood with sweeping verandas, the 50-room 1871…

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