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Best Santa Barbara hotels

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Haley Hotel - Santa Barbara - Restaurant
Haley Hotel
8 Very Good
R5 497+
R5 497+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Motel 6 Santa Barbara, Ca - Beach - Santa Barbara - Bedroom
R3 880+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Villa Rosa Inn
7.3 Good
R5 973+
R5 973+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
R24 366+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara
8.1 Very Good
R4 166+
R4 166+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Sandpiper Lodge
7.4 Good
R3 139+
R3 139+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Kimpton Canary Hotel
7.4 Good
R10 291+
R10 291+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Riviera Beach House
8 Very Good
R5 250+
R5 250+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
The Waterman
7.3 Good
R6 429+
R6 429+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Simpson House Inn
9.3 Wonderful
R9 244+
R9 244+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Presidio
7.6 Good
R4 318+
R4 318+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hotel Santa Barbara
8.2 Very Good
R5 935+
R5 935+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
La Playa Inn
9.1 Wonderful
R6 505+
R6 505+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

Santa Barbara hotels near West Beach

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Inn By The Harbor - Santa Barbara - Building
Inn By The Harbor
8.2 Very Good
R6 258+
R6 258+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Harbor View Inn - Santa Barbara - Pool
Harbor View Inn
8.8 Very Good
R6 581+
R6 581+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Mason Beach Inn
8.6 Very Good
R5 935+
R5 935+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool

Top Santa Barbara hotels with parking

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How much is a Santa Barbara hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

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3 stars

4 stars and above

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Low season

January

High season

June

Average price (weeknight)

R7 193

Average price (weekend night)

R8 300
Cheapest month to stay with an average 20% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 37% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Santa Barbara

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Top tips for finding Santa Barbara hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Santa Barbara, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Santa Barbara in January and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Santa Barbara if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 0 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Santa Barbara accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Santa Barbara for 3 days.
  • For those looking for hotels in Santa Barbara right near the beach, there are a few options. The Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara offers a pool and direct beach access. West Beach Inn - a Coast Hotel is situated across the street from the beach, with an outdoor swimming pool.
  • To experience the history of Santa Barbara, try the Santa Barbara Hotel. The property was rebuilt in 1925 after it was damaged by an earthquake, but its unique architecture has an old-world charm that evokes the atmosphere of an earlier time. You can also check out the Simpson House Inn, a Victorian-style mansion built in 1874.
  • For shopping and dining, consider staying on State Street. Check out the Kimpton Canary Hotel as an upmarket option. For a cheap hotel that’s central to public transportation, you can try the Orange Tree Inn on State Street, which has a bus stop for two of the city’s downtown bus lines just across the road.
  • When you’re taking the children, stay within walking distance of the Santa Barbara Harbor, with boat trips, kayaking, the Maritime Museum and ice cream shops to enjoy. The Best Western Beachside Inn offers direct views of the harbor just a short walk away, with family rooms available.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Santa Barbara

  • What hotels in Santa Barbara have onsite restaurants?

    The Belmond El Encanto has a range of dining options to choose from. The hotel’s dining room and terrace provide ocean views while you eat, and the restaurant sources fresh, seasonal ingredients locally. You could also try the Four Seasons Resort the Biltmore, home to the Bella Vista restaurant, with panoramic ocean views.

  • What hotels in Santa Barbara are good for business travelers?

    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is a good high-end business option if you want extra amenities like free Wi-Fi or meeting rooms. If you’re looking for lodging located conveniently in the downtown area, then the La Quinta Inn & Suites Santa Barbara Downtown is a good option, and some suites offer kitchens.

  • Which hotels in Santa Barbara offer ocean views?

    The Hotel Milo Santa Barbara offers exceptional views of the ocean from its terrace or its outdoor pool, for those with a flexible budget. The Harbor View Inn has suites with views of the oceanfront and also offers a pool, fitness center and gift shop.

  • Which hotels are close to downtown Santa Barbara?

    The Lower State area is a good choice for booking a hotel near downtown. There are plenty of opportunities for you to find a convenient location between the beach and the city action. Try the Hotel Californian if you’re looking for a boutique hotel. Alternatively, you can try the Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara for a more budget-friendly option in the area.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Santa Barbara?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Santa Barbara districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Santa Barbara city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Santa Barbara hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Santa Barbara that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Motel 6 Santa Barbara, Ca - Beach, Villa Rosa Inn and Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara.

Where to stay in Santa Barbara?

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Cabrillo Inn at the Beach - Santa Barbara
R3 424+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Harbor View Inn - Santa Barbara - Pool
Harbor View Inn
8.8 Very Good
R6 581+
R6 581+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Inn at East Beach
7.6 Good
R4 261+
R4 261+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
R3 880+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
R16 111+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Palmoro House
7.3 Good
R5 421+
R5 421+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Santa Barbara Inn
8.9 Very Good
R8 674+
R8 674+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Lemon Tree Inn
7.5 Good
R4 185+
R4 185+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara
8.1 Very Good
R4 166+
R4 166+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel
8.7 Very Good
R5 840+
R5 840+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Mason Beach Inn
8.6 Very Good
R5 935+
R5 935+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Sandpiper Lodge
7.4 Good
R3 139+
R3 139+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Coast Village Inn
8.6 Very Good
R4 194+
R4 194+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Inn By The Harbor
8.2 Very Good
R6 258+
R6 258+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
7.5 Good
R4 889+
R4 889+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
R6 619+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
R4 679+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Marina Beach Motel
9 Wonderful
R5 630+
R5 630+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Montecito Inn
7.7 Good
R7 685+
R7 685+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
The Upham Hotel
8.4 Very Good
R7 038+
R7 038+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Oasis Inn and Suites
7.8 Good
R3 139+
R3 139+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning

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