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The Stone Cottage is a Romantic, Secluded Tuscan Villa yet Close to Everything!
5/5Exceptional! (148 reviews)
Perfect Santa Barbara stay

"We loved this place. I lived in SB for many years and always enjoy coming back for a visit. This is the best place we have found. Lovely, beautifully decorated and perfect location. Could not have been more pleased. Do not hesitate to stay here."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 21, 2020

The Stone Cottage is a Romantic, Secluded Tuscan Villa yet Close to Everything!
Affordable Beach Penthouse - 2 Blocks to Beach and Town
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4.9/5Exceptional! (64 reviews)
Wonderful Week

"The Affordable Beach Penthouse was wonderful for our visit to Santa Barbara. We come here often to visit our son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter. This is by far our favorite vacation rental in the Santa Barbara area. The location is perfect, two blocks to the ocean and a short walk to State St. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 26, 2020

Affordable Beach Penthouse - 2 Blocks to Beach and Town
Simpson House Inn
5 out of 5
121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is CA $430 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (330 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar. 3, 2020

Simpson House Inn
Spanish Garden Inn
4 out of 5
915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is CA $431 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (245 reviews)

"Beautifully aesthetic & very well maintained property."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 23, 2020

Spanish Garden Inn
Santa Ynez Inn, Luxury Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
3627 Sagunto Street, Santa Ynez, CA
The price is CA $384 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (311 reviews)

"The antiques and the ambience was amazing. The jetted tup and large shower were a huge bonus. Absolutly love this place. We will be back."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 28, 2020

Santa Ynez Inn, Luxury Boutique Hotel
Su Nido, All-Suites Boutique Inn
4 out of 5
301 N Montgomery St, Ojai, CA
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The price is CA $421 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (156 reviews)

"The room and property were beautiful, clean, and peaceful and the staff were friendly and helpful. I highly recommend Su Nido to anyone visiting Ojai."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 8, 2020

Su Nido, All-Suites Boutique Inn
Exceptional Ocean Getaway - 2 Blocks to Beach, Public Pool & Downtown
4.8/5Exceptional! (53 reviews)
Enchanting

"Many great memories at the perfect enchanting property ."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 23, 2020

Exceptional Ocean Getaway - 2 Blocks to Beach, Public Pool & Downtown
Ojai Valley Inn
5 out of 5
905 Country Club Rd, Ojai, CA
The price is CA $642 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (944 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar. 12, 2020

Ojai Valley Inn
Belmond El Encanto
5 out of 5
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA
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4.7/5Exceptional! (362 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2020

Belmond El Encanto
Ballard Inn & Gathering Table
4 out of 5
2436 Baseline Avenue, Solvang, CA
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The price is CA $516 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (120 reviews)
Go go go!! Must stay and eat and enjoy hete

"Amazing experience. Foodie heaven. Lover’s dream. The Gathering Table is amazing!!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 17, 2020

Ballard Inn & Gathering Table
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
5 out of 5
1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara, CA
The price is CA $924 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (657 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
Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant
4 out of 5
409 First Street, Solvang, CA
The price is CA $209 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (356 reviews)

"Loved the restaurant - dinner and breakfast were amazing. Great large size L'Occitane amenities, and quick stroll to the shops downtown."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 24, 2020

Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant
Hotel Corque
4 out of 5
400 Alisal Rd., Solvang, CA
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4.6/5Exceptional! (3,192 reviews)

"pool was heated and available till 9pm. No microwave in room."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 18, 2020

Hotel Corque
Kimpton Canary Hotel
4 out of 5
31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is CA $331 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,185 reviews)

"Very nice hotel. We stayed just one night in a junior suite. The room was spacious and was decorated in a colorful fun way. The bed was very comfortable and the bath spacious enough. The lighting in the bath was good, which is my typically pet peeve with hotels! It’s too bad they don’t have exercise ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 9, 2020

Kimpton Canary Hotel
Hadsten House
3.5 out of 5
1450 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA
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4.4/5Wonderful! (2,275 reviews)

"The property was very clean. I liked that is was out towards the end of town. The only complaint I have was the TV remote didn't work."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

Hadsten House
Inn on Summer Hill
4 out of 5
2520 Lillie Avenue, Summerland, CA
The price is CA $404 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (177 reviews)

"The Inn is stellar and beautiful. The service is exceptional. Unfortunately if you walk onto your balcony you may see the pacific ocean, but all you hear is the very loud and busy 2012 freeway."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 25, 2020

Inn on Summer Hill
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
5 out of 5
8301 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $656 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,243 reviews)

"The resort location and views are excellent. The staff are nice in general. We had an accident with my son and we wanted to wash his clothes and they were not helpful! They said there is nothing we can do; they didn’t even give us soap because it was industrial and we asked for them to wash and we ..."…"

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
Pacifica Suites
3.5 out of 5
5490 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara, CA
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The price is CA $224 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,477 reviews)

"The staff was so friendly and helpful! Beautiful landscape and fun museum to visit."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 23, 2020

Pacifica Suites
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Romantic Hotels and Accommodations in Santa Barbara

If you and your partner need some romantic time away, we've got just the ticket. Couples choose Santa Barbara for its beautiful beaches, array of wineries, and top-notch restaurants. If you want to spend a romantic day sharing a bottle of wine with your love, you might plan a visit to Gainey Vineyard, Kalyra Winery, or Bridlewood Winery.

Whether you'd like to soak in a spa tub or enjoy a candlelit dinner, you can pick from 119 hotels and other lodging options in Santa Barbara to make for the perfect getaway.

Our guests enjoy these accommodations for their romantic atmosphere:

Hadsten House: This 3.5-star hotel offers couples' treatment rooms, a spa tub, and an indoor pool. Our guests appreciate its central location and proximity to shopping.

Simpson House Inn: 5-star B&B featuring free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Customers give positive reviews for its comfortable beds.

Inn on Summer Hill: With a stay at this 4-star B&B, you'll have access to massages, a spa tub, and free breakfast. Expedia travelers speak highly of its spacious rooms and breakfast.

A White Jasmine Inn: This 3-star B&B offers a spa tub, free breakfast, and free WiFi. Our guests appreciate its comfortable rooms and proximity to shopping.

Hotel Corque: 4-star hotel featuring a spa tub, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant. Customers give positive reviews for its comfortable rooms.

When is the Best Time to Visit Santa Barbara?

Weather can be a major factor for your holiday, so we've provided rainfall and temperature stats to help you pick the best travel dates:

  • Hottest months: September, August, July, and October, with an average temperature of 74°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, November, and February, with an average temperature of 41°F
  • Driest months: May, October, April, and November, with an average rainfall of 0.87 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 3.41 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Santa Barbara

There's nothing better than seeing a new destination with your sweetheart, so consider taking time to discover all that Santa Barbara has to offer. If you're hoping to experience some of the local culture, you'll love Santa Barbara for its array of wineries, major shopping area, and interesting historical sites. You might think about stopping by Presidio Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Courthouse, or Mission Santa Barbara while you're seeing the sights.

Expedia travelers also like Santa Barbara for its:
  • Beaches
  • Restaurants
  • Cafés
  • Biking

Getting Around Santa Barbara

To get to Santa Barbara, you can fly into Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), which is the closest major airport, located 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Santa Barbara Station, Goleta Station, or Carpinteria Station.

Frequently asked questions

Searching for romantic hotels in Santa Barbara?
Are you and your partner looking for a romantic escape? Couples choose Santa Barbara for its beautiful beaches, array of wineries, and top-notch restaurants. If you want to spend a romantic day sharing a bottle of wine with your love, you might plan a visit to Gainey Vineyard, Ojai Olive Oil, or Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard. If you and your sweetheart are looking forward to a relaxing time away or you’re you’d like to have specific luxurious amenities, you can choose from 119 lodging options in Santa Barbara for the perfect romantic getaway.
What's the best hotel for couples in Santa Barbara?
Hotel Corque is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features bathrobes and LCD TVs. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant and Kimpton Canary Hotel.
What's the weather like in Santa Barbara?
The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 54°F. Average annual rainfall for Santa Barbara is 17 inches.
What is there to do in Santa Barbara?
There’s nothing better than experiencing a new place with your sweetheart, so consider taking time to discover all that Santa Barbara has to offer. If you’re hoping to experience some of the local culture, you’ll love Santa Barbara for its array of wineries, major shopping area, and interesting historical sites. If you want to spend a day exploring, you might consider a stop at Los Padres National Forest, Stearns Wharf, or Santa Barbara Bowl.
What's the best way to get around Santa Barbara?
Make your way to Santa Barbara with a flight to Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), which is the closest major airport located 7.8 mi (12.6 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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