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


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…


Franciscan Inn

Franciscan Inn is what a Santa Barbara hideaway is meant to be. The picturesque red tiled Spanish architecture with personalized service awaiting your arrival.. A quiet location just a block from the city's finest beaches, harbor, shopping on State…


Inn by the Harbor

Click here to Book Now! A classic Mediterranean design with lush gardens beckon visitors to the Inn by the Harbor, a 100% non-smoking haven located just three blocks away from Santa Barbara’s picturesque waterfront. With interiors decorated…


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…


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,…


Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

Experience the “American Riviera” with swaying palms, sea breezes and an orchestra of waves! Avania Inn of Santa Barbara offers a prime location and luxurious accommodations just a short stroll from the beach and downtown Santa Barbara.…


Hideaway Santa Barbara

Located three blocks from the beach, six blocks from the famed Funk Zone and a beautiful stroll to the harbor, Hideaway Santa Barbara is an exciting new boutique hotel — meticulously curated, and extensively renovated for 2019. Our guest…


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