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


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…


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…


Blue Sands Inn

Blue Sands Inn is a locally owned hotel focused on the arts and the environment just across the street from Santa Barbara's popular East Beach. Recently remodeled in August of 2017, our twelve rooms boast a unique, bohemian, beach style and…


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…


Orange Tree Inn

Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, or affordable vacation accommodations for your family, we welcome you to the Orange Tree Inn. The Orange Tree has 49 beautifully decorated, air-conditioned rooms, each with color television and free movie…


Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

Imbued with the history of the century-old Hotel Virginia, the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara stands as a symbol of the city’s rich heritage and legacy of enduring hospitality. We offer the quality, convenience, and value that only Holiday Inn…


Secret Garden Inn & Cottages

Secluded behind high hedges, hidden pathways and romantic gardens, lies the Secret Garden Inn and Cottages. Originally built for a large family in 1905, then renovated and opened as the Blue Quail in 1980, it is now owned and run by Dominique…


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