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


Recommended

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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Lavender Inn by the Sea

Click here to book now! Surrounded by beautiful lavender gardens, the Lavender Inn by the Sea is just two blocks from Santa Barbara's picturesque beaches and yacht harbor.  Stearns Wharf, the oceanfront bike path, and downtown shops and…


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Ramada Santa Barbara

The Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara is a 7 Time Ramada Worldwide Award Winning Hotel that is locally owned and operated, centrally located, known as the Best Value Hotel in the area, and just minutes away from everything in the greater Santa…



Cheshire Cat Inn

Located steps from downtown, our top rated Santa Barbara Bed and Breakfast Inn features two Queen Ann Victorians, a Coach House and four Craftsman Cottages, surrounded by lush gardens. Each of our 14 Guest Rooms are individually decorated with…


The Wayfarer

Nestled in the trendy Funk Zone neighborhood, this downtown Santa Barbara hotel continues to win over guests’ hearts with its chic-hipster style, kind service, complimentary hotel amenities, and central address along State Street. Established…


Spanish Garden Inn

The secluded Spanish Garden Inn offers guests a private, quiet retreat in the heart of Santa Barbara's downtown Historic Presidio District. 23 spacious, non-smoking rooms featuring private balconies and gardens, fireplaces, Italian linens, soaking…


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