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Featured Santa Barbara Historic Hotels

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Montecito Inn
Montecito Inn
4.0 out of 5.0 1295 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (1,504 reviews)
C$222/ night for 2 guests

It is a charming property in a lovely location, but very dated.

Reviewed on 22 May 2019
Simpson House Inn
Simpson House Inn
5.0 out of 5.0 121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
4.8/5 (268 reviews)
C$348/ night for 2 guests

The Simpson was so beautiful. The ground were so pretty with multiple seating areas. The covered wrap around patio was a great place for breakfast. The food was amazing and the wine delicious. Our room had a beautiful private patio. The staff were so attentive and sweet. We had a great time and will ...

Reviewed on 19 May 2019
Ojai Valley Inn
Ojai Valley Inn
5.0 out of 5.0 905 Country Club Rd, Ojai, CA
Free Cancellation
4.7/5 (805 reviews)
C$555/ night for 2 guests

Beautiful setting in the hills of Topo Topo, magnificent landscaping. The resort has an awesome golf course that adds to it's beauty. Hybrid bikes are available and it is an easy ride to town where there are lots of cute boutiques, stores and places to eat. There are free exercise classes and special ...

Reviewed on 13 May 2019
Chantico Inn
Chantico Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 406 W Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (377 reviews)
C$259/ night for 2 guests

Recently stayed in this slightly quirky hotel located within easy walking distance to the main street in Ojai. The hotel was clean and extremely comfortable. The reception staff were wecoming and friendly. The room was spacious and included air conditioning. Breakfast was so so, coffee, oats and ...

Reviewed on 18 Apr. 2019
Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0 17 W Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (653 reviews)
C$281/ night for 2 guests

location was awesome and for the money is a great value

Reviewed on 10 May 2019
Cheshire Cat Inn
Cheshire Cat Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 36 West Valerio Street, Santa Barbara, CA
4.7/5 (397 reviews)

We stayed in tweddledum which was a one bedroom suite. It was very nice and quite.

Reviewed on 1 Apr. 2019
Kimpton Canary Hotel
Kimpton Canary Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (1,047 reviews)
C$576/ night for 2 guests

Pet friendly. We enjoyed the comolimentary wine and nice anniversary surprises

Reviewed on 9 May 2019
Belmond El Encanto
Belmond El Encanto
5.0 out of 5.0 800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA
Free Cancellation
4.7/5 (312 reviews)
C$564/ night for 2 guests

Our honeymoon vacation at the Belmond El Encanto was magical. The property was stunning, a page out of old Santa Barbara. The entire staff was generous, friendly and went out of their way to insure our special visit was perfect. The grounds and gardens were precious and far exceeded the SB community's ...

Reviewed on 20 Apr. 2019
King Frederik Inn
King Frederik Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 1617 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (1,065 reviews)
C$126/ night for 2 guests

The room was clean and well equipped. We had a good night sleep.

Reviewed on 18 May 2019
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About Santa Barbara Historic Hotels

When you go on a Santa Barbara trip out of town, it's easy to decide on a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You know that your accommodation will have all the conveniences. However, staying in an in a more unique hotel can elevate your stay. Staying in a Santa Barbara historic hotel allows you to still have a fully-furnished room and one with lots of character. Furthermore, it provides you the opportunity to surround yourself in Santa Barbara's history.

If These Walls Could Talk

Many of the historic accommodations transport you to a past era as soon as you step into the lobby. With Victorian-style and addresses in the heart of the city, it will become obvious what makes Santa Barbara renowned. Luckily, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. While these lodgings are older, they have many up-to-date conveniences to help you relax on your trip. You will discover your room outfitted with a comfy bed and just about anything else you'll want for a marvellous visit.

Once you've checked out the hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by checking out the art galleries and well-known landmarks. With several historically key landmarks in Santa Barbara, you can take a long walk through this area's past during your visit. Begin your journey by seeing Rafael Gonzalez House or Santa Barbara Mission. If you still have some time remaining you can venture to Santa Barbara County Courthouse to see more of Santa Barbara. If you need more recommendations, be sure to ask your hotel's front desk, or go through the 6428 comments. Our review section provides tips from fellow visitors that may point you to a great spot to eat or more sightseeing opportunities while you are in Santa Barbara

Your Santa Barbara Hotel Is Ready for You

Santa Barbara has 433 vintage hotels that have the look and feel of another era. Some of these hotel rooms are where notable musicians stayed. You're certain to find a hotel that has all the amenities and the charm you desire. Take advantage of the great Santa Barbara deals here at Expedia, and make your visit unforgettable with a stay in one of these unique accommodations.