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- 101 Peaceful Unit -
0.2 km from Santa Barbara Zoo
CA $210
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
Clean, quiet place

"Pleasant place to spend the night. It is small but has everything you need."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 24, 2019

- 101 Peaceful Unit -
Santa Barbara House
3 out of 5
0.5 km from Santa Barbara Zoo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $237
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
3.6/5Good! (1,417 reviews)

"The beach view was incredible. Hearing the ocean when waking up and going to sleep was like a dream. The room was big and clean. Very good experience!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 26, 2020

Santa Barbara House
Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara
3 out of 5
0.5 km from Santa Barbara Zoo
CA $329
per night
May 1 - May 2
4.7/5Exceptional! (531 reviews)

"Close to the beach. Nice neighborhood. Owners were very friendly. The homemade bread and breakfast was tasty."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 7, 2020

Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara
Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara
4 out of 5
0.4 km from Santa Barbara Zoo
Free Cancellation
CA $250
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
3.5/5Good! (1,893 reviews)

"Ok no happy hour bar but i give it a 6 rating buti might not stay again"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 12, 2020

Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara
2 Bed 1 Ba,grand Pa's Cottage, Long Term Vacation Rentasl,on a Budget? $99/night
Santa Barbara Inn
4 out of 5
0.7 km from Santa Barbara Zoo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $277
per night
Apr 2 - Apr 3
4.3/5Excellent! (1,351 reviews)

"Very nice rooms. Decor good, very clean. Can hear walking upstairs too much. However would gladly return."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 12, 2020

Santa Barbara Inn
The Inn at East Beach
2.5 out of 5
0.4 km from Santa Barbara Zoo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $185
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
4/5Very Good! (1,574 reviews)

"The staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good. It is located in a nice area close to the beach. I will recommend Inn at East Beach to others. And I will stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 18, 2020

The Inn at East Beach
Blue Sands Inn
4 out of 5
0.7 km from Santa Barbara Zoo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $152
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
4.6/5Wonderful! (344 reviews)

"Tiny gem close to where we needed to be. Could see the ocean from my room and slept comfortably."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

Blue Sands Inn
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach
2 out of 5
0.5 km from Santa Barbara Zoo
Free Cancellation
CA $98
per night
Apr 1 - Apr 2
3.3/5 (1,001 reviews)

"Location is 1 block from the beach and an easy stroll to the wharf and State St. No gym but the park one block away has equipment. Small rooms, but very efficient, European-style. Very clean, fairly quiet, and dogs stay free!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Beach
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
4 out of 5
0.9 km from Santa Barbara Zoo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $227
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6
4/5Very Good! (2,117 reviews)

"Great location, nice rooms, good food, bikes were available"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 10, 2020

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
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Santa Barbara Zoo is located in a walkable area of Santa Barbara known for its beautiful beaches and picturesque gardens. The neighborhood is home to 43 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying Near Santa Barbara Zoo

You can choose from 14 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Santa Barbara Zoo, including these options:

  • Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort: This 4-star hotel features a full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and comfortable, quiet rooms.
  • Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara: With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and bar.
  • The Inn at East Beach: This 2.5-star motel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and beach locale.

Things to See and Do Near Santa Barbara Zoo

While you're in town visiting Santa Barbara Zoo, you can explore the sights within a few miles of the area.

You'll want to browse the collections at Santa Barbara Art Foundry, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, and Ty Warner Sea Center. El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, De la Guerra Plaza, and Casa de la Guerra are landmarks that you won't want to miss. You can check out the local talent at Santa Barbara Bowl, Lobero Theater, and Granada Theatre.

If you want to see more of the surrounding area, you might plan a visit to Stearns Wharf and Santa Barbara City College. Upper State Street is also located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from Santa Barbara Zoo, and Carpinteria State Beach is 8.5 mi (13.7 km) away.

Traveling around Santa Barbara Zoo

With so many choices for transportation, seeing the area around Santa Barbara Zoo is a breeze. If you want to venture outside of the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Santa Barbara Station. You can learn about water travel options at the port.

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