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


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…


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…


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 Santa Barbara hideaway for its…


Best Western PLUS South Coast Inn

Best Western South Coast Inn provides all of the amenities of a first class hotel and an ideal location for business or pleasure. Enjoy beautifully landscaped grounds, spacious patios and quality accommodations in the picturesque Santa Barbara…


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…


Kimpton Canary Hotel

Santa Barbara is a place where travel dreams come true and reality exceeds even your highest expectations.  Kimpton Canary Hotel provides the quintessential Santa Barbara hotel experience, with luxurious accommodations and a staff focused on…


Harbor View Inn

Welcome to Santa Barbara’s premier beachfront hotel. Our family-friendly 4-Diamond resort provides all of the services you need to experience the best for your Santa Barbara vacation. Whether you are looking for a romantic retreat, a…


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