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Top Santa Barbara 5 Star Hotels

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
5 out of 5
8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
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The price is CA $471 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

"I love that you can walk directly out onto the beach"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 3, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
Ojai Valley Inn
5 out of 5
905 Country Club Rd, Ojai, CA
The price is CA $620 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (945 reviews)

"Beautiful views. Very clean. Friendly staff. Comfortable beds."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 12, 2020

Ojai Valley Inn
Hotel Californian
5 out of 5
36 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is CA $619 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (495 reviews)

"Staff greeted us promptly and got us to our room with a minimum of time."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 17, 2020

Hotel Californian
Simpson House Inn
5 out of 5
121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is CA $378 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (331 reviews)

"Its a must!!! It was better than expected highly recommended"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 3, 2020

Simpson House Inn
Rosewood Miramar Beach
5 out of 5
1759 South Jameson Lane, Montecito, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is CA $1,015 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)

"Service was excellent as well as property location with an outstanding view"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 3, 2020

Rosewood Miramar Beach
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
5 out of 5
1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara, CA
The price is CA $1,048 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (658 reviews)

"Hospitality and experience you expect from a Four Seasons property. Beautiful room. Friendly and helpful staff. The Sunday buffet is not to be missed! Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 7, 2020

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
Belmond El Encanto
5 out of 5
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA
The price is CA $709 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (363 reviews)

"The hotel is one of the best 5 stars I have stayed in."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2020

Belmond El Encanto
San Ysidro Ranch
5 out of 5
900 San Ysidro Lane, Santa Barbara, CA
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4.8/5Exceptional! (49 reviews)
Service, service, service

"Was here over 30 years ago and don't remember it being this beautiful! Grounds are immaculate and constantly being groomed. Peace and absolute quiet. Understated elegance, (rustic), quiet, absolutely professional staff all around---from the front gatehouse to the car valet. Friendly staff always ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 17, 2017

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Five Star Hotels in Santa Barbara

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