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Best Hotels in Santa Barbara

The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort, one of our Top 10 Hotels in Santa Barbara

Our top ten hotel lists for Santa Barbara will help you find the perfect overnight destination for your traveling needs. Reserve a room at a great price at one of the best hotels in the city overall or by a particular category, such as top value hotels in Santa Barbara.

Room at Inn of the Spanish Garden  in Santa Barbara, CA


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Bacara Resort &Spa
Bath Street Inn
Canary Hotel
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

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