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


Inn at East Beach

Steps from the beach ... a fabulous location with views of breathtaking mountains or the azure sea, luxurious rooms and suites surrounding a private heated pool in beautiful Santa Barbara, California, the American Riviera®.  Welcome to the…

Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara

Stay in the heart of art! Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara blends historic splendor with sophisticated design and offers eco-friendly, artful lodging for style-minded clientele. As Santa Barbara’s closest hotel to the Amtrak train station, MOXI,…

The Goodland, a Kimpton Hotel

The Goodland, a Kimpton Hotel is a new, boutique hotel in Santa Barbara’s sister’s city Goleta that invites you to enjoy the good life. This ultimate Southern California retreat offers daily workout classes and plus an onsite…

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