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Santa Barbara 4BR 2ba, Pool, Hot Tub, Beaches,wineries, Sleep 9+, Ucsb,bacara
CA $707
per night
May 4 - May 5
1.93 km from city centre
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Great quiet location by the airport and close to Santa Barbara

"Checking in was a breeze. Grocery store and airport are really close. Kitchen has everything you need to cook up a feast for the house. Large living room for hanging in the evening. The pool looked clean and nice but we never ended up going in. The only complaint would be the sun creeps in through ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

Santa Barbara 4BR 2ba, Pool, Hot Tub, Beaches,wineries, Sleep 9+, Ucsb,bacara
Beautiful Home 5 Minutes to Ucsb
345 Kellogg Way, 102, Goleta, CA
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0.67 km from city centre
Beautiful Home 5 Minutes to Ucsb
Newly Remodeled 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Near Ucsb & Beach
3 Room on House Close to the Ocean Hiking Ucsb
Gracewood Ranch House
650 Glen Annie Rd, Goleta, CA
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4.57 km from city centre
No reviews
Everything you’ll need

"Very private and spacious. A nice rental for an older home."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 8, 2019

Gracewood Ranch House
Beautiful Remodeled Home
7289 padova, Goleta, CA
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4.85 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Great place to stay

"I loved the location, so close from the beach. I enjoyed the bikes that we could borrow from the garage. The apartment was perfect for our party of 7. The process to check in and out very easy. I would definitely come back!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 24, 2019

Beautiful Remodeled Home
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
5 out of 5
8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $309
per night
Apr 4 - Apr 5
8.48 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,230 reviews)

"The property is lovely and with all of the extra amenities like the gym, yoga, hikes etc. it feels more like a wellness/spa kind of destination. It’s a beautiful property - my biggest complaint is the extra fees for room services - the bill at the end of the stay is very hard to reconcile."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 23, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta
3 out of 5
6350 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $253
per night
May 3 - May 4
1.56 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (127 reviews)

"Very nice place, strategically located near the airport and ideas for those who need to stay before a flight. Also, they have a shuttle that takes you for free."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 15, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta
Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta
3 out of 5
401 Storke Rd, Goleta, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $215
per night
May 3 - May 4
4.04 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (473 reviews)

"Very nice property that has been updated and has a great courtyard area. Room was very clean and comfortable. The parking fee is not justified - this is not a city hotel where parking is at a premium."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 13, 2020

Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta
Best Western Plus South Coast Inn
2.5 out of 5
5620 Calle Real, Goleta, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $221
per night
Apr 10 - Apr 11
0.94 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,899 reviews)

"Loved the free breakfast, proximity to freeway and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 17, 2020

Best Western Plus South Coast Inn
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Goleta Hotel Guide

Travelers in Santa Barbara who are after somewhere to stay in Goleta have plenty of options from which to choose. You'll find around 15 accommodation options are located within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) radius of Goleta's heart.

Clever travelers who appreciate the value of booking a hotel close to the action and bright lights of the city's heart should check out the Hampton Inn Goleta and Kimpton Goodland, which are located within a 1-kilometre (0.6-mile) radius of Goleta's downtown.

0.8 kilometres (0.5 miles) away from the heart of Goleta is the Kimpton Goodland. This is a a good option for tourists on a budget. The Best Western Plus South Coast Inn is an alternative no-frills hotel in this area.

19 kilometres (12 miles) away from the heart of Goleta, is the San Ysidro Ranch. The Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara is situated 17 kilometres (11 miles) away. The Belmond El Encanto as well as the Bacara Resort & Spa are two other recommended accommodation options worth checking out around Goleta.

Like to travel a bit further afield? Central California has many attractions. Central California has valleys and rolling hills. Popular Central California tourist attractions are lighthouses. Popular activities in this part of United States of America include snowboarding and skiing.

Buellton is 40 kilometres (25 miles) to the northwest of Goleta and is home to the Alma Rosa Winery and Vineyards and Mosby Winery. The Santa Ynez Valley Marriott and Quality Inn Buellton are some of the great accommodation options in Buellton. Alternatively, you could stay in Montecito, 18 kilometres (11 miles) to the east of Goleta, where you can choose from the The Fess Parker Santa Barbara - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort and Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara. The Soma Get Fit and The Easton Gallery are a couple of the most popular places to explore when you're in Montecito.

Consider spending an afternoon hanging out with fellow sports fans at a local game. Santa Maria Speedway is 85 kilometres (52 miles) to the northwest of Goleta. Those sports fans wanting to find a room or apartment near to the sporting action can select from the Kaleidoscope Inn & Gardens or the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Santa Maria.

If you are traveling into or out of Santa Barbara Municipal Airport and are looking to stay nearby try Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta or Pacifica Suites.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Goleta?
Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Reviews from our site also recommend Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta and The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Goleta, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best options available in Goleta.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Goleta?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your trip to Goleta, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Goleta?
Based on reviews, Kimpton Goodland is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free parking and an outdoor pool. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta and The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara.
What's the best accommodation for a family trip to Goleta?
Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Other good options for your kid-friendly vacation include Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta and Best Western Plus South Coast Inn. Also kids of all ages will enjoy a visit to Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to Goleta?
Kimpton Goodland is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features an alfresco restaurant and a poolside bar. Other good options for a romantic stay include Best Western Plus South Coast Inn and The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Goleta?
Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and in-room kitchenettes for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara and Kimpton Goodland.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to El Capitan State Beach?
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 5-star hotel offers a winery and 3 outdoor pools. You’ll find it 6.3 mi (10.2 km) from El Capitan State Beach. Other good choices around the area include Chumash Casino Resort and Sideways Inn.
What about the best place to stay close to Devereaux Slough?
One of the top choices for your stay is Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta, located a short 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Devereaux Slough, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara / Goleta and The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara are a couple of other good options within a few miles.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Goleta?
Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta is a top beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free buffet breakfast. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Goleta and Kimpton Goodland. Head to El Capitan State Beach or Isla Vista Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury hotel in Goleta?
Kimpton Goodland is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a poolside bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampered stay. Another upscale option for your vacation is The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Goleta?
Kimpton Goodland is a favorite 4-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a poolside bar.

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