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.

Hotels & Motels in Santa Barbara


The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Set against a backdrop of golden beaches and lush mountains, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara embodies the charm, beauty, and energy of the Mediterranean in the heart of Santa Barbara. The iconic Central California resort spans 78 acres…


San Ysidro Ranch

Nestled in the Montecito foothills of Southern California’s wine country, San Ysidro Ranch has provided a tranquil vacation destination for discriminating travelers for over a century. Guests are drawn to the Forbes 5-Star Santa Barbara…


Agave Inn

The Agave Inn has been a family owned and operated roadside motel since 1988. The property pays homage to Santa Barbara's heavily influenced and deeply rooted Spanish and Mexican history. Taking inspiration from the golden age of Mexican cinema,…


Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

AAA Four Diamond Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is ideally situated on California’s Central Coastline and steps away from pristine beaches. Inspired by Santa Barbara’s quintessential personality, the 24-acre resort offers 337…


Montecito Inn

At the Montecito Inn, their staff is dedicated to providing you with world-class service and luxurious amenities in a beautiful setting. Featuring 61 luxury rooms and suites, they are a boutique hotel situated in Montecito, an upscale suburb of…


Riviera Beach House

The Riviera Beach House blends historic splendor with sophisticated design and offers artful lodging for style-minded clientele. As Santa Barbara’s closest hotel to the Amtrak train station, MOXI and the Funk Zone, with public bus and trolley…


Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

With magnificent views, traditional Spanish-style architecture, and a beautiful courtyard with outdoor pools and gardens, Hotel Milo Santa Barbara truly reflects Santa Barbara’s rich colonial history and affords guests access to the best of…


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