Neighborhood Inns

If you’re looking for a place to stay with a more personal feel, a Santa Barbara bed and breakfast or inn might be the perfect choice. The city’s unique neighborhoods, districts and nooks harbor a variety of quaint places to call home while you’re here. These smaller properties blend seamlessly into the vibe and culture of the Santa Barbara South Coast, meaning you can too.

Santa Barbara’s inns and bed and breakfasts allow you to have the neighborhood experience that so many seek when they visit. Strolling down the street, you’ll discover your favorite local coffee shop, lunch spot or live music venue. Engage in the vibrant energy of State Street, or wander along the Urban Wine Trail in the Funk Zone. Go after the good life in Goleta, or make new friends in Montecito.

You’ll find neighborhood accommodations to suit any style or price point. Take in the view from a cozy beachfront inn or relax in a classic Santa Barbara bed and breakfast with whitewashed walls and a red tile roof. Whether you want to escape to a quiet retreat or stay right in the center of the action, Santa Barbara has the perfect place for your getaway.

It’s easy to make the most of your visit when you stay in one of these fun spots. The inns and bed and breakfasts of Santa Barbara are as welcoming as the neighbors you’ll find there.

Neighborhood Inns in Santa Barbara


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…


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…


Alamar Motel

 The Alamar Motel is a small Beach Front Motel,  located in a prime location, across from the Ocean, and between State Street and Sterns Warf and the Harbor. We are on the corner of Cabrillo Blvd. and Chapala St.  in walking…


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…


Best Western Beachside Inn

Welcome to the newly renovated Best Western Beachside Inn! With its ideal oceanfront location in Santa Barbara, CA, our hotel is sure to provide a peaceful and comforting home away from home for any traveler. Enjoy every modern convenience with…


Beach House Inn & Apartments

The Beach House Inn is located on a quiet residential street in the city's West Beach area. We are only two blocks from the beach, harbor, and restaurants; and just 3 blocks from State Street where you'll find fabulous shopping, dining, and more.…


Brisas del Mar, Inn by the Beach

Click here to Book Now! Intimate and elegant, the Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach is a romantic Mediterranean-style villa just two blocks from Santa Barbara’s glistening palm-lined beaches and scenic yacht harbor. Brisas del Mar welcomes…


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