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Santa Barbara City Trip - Hotels

Four Seasons Resort, The Biltmore Santa Barbara
Four Seasons Resort, The Biltmore Santa Barbara

Where to Stay in Santa Barbara

These fine hotel selections range from moderate to practical accommodations.



Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
1260 Channel Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
A classic luxury brand offering the ultimate in beachside indulgence.More...

Top of the Line

San Ysidro Ranch
900 San Ysidro Ln.
Montecito, CA 93108
Luxury unites with rustic beauty at this historic ranch.More...

Top of the Line


Bacara Resort & Spa
8301 Hollister Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
A luxury spa on the Pacific serving up a mix of adventure and pampering.More...

Top of the Line

Chumash Casino Resort Hotel & Spa
3400 E. Hwy. 246
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Incredible value in a spacious resort by the vineyards.More...


Fess Parker's Wine Country Inn & Spa
2860 Grand Ave.
Los Olivos, CA 93441
A haven of relaxation and rejuvenation in quaint surroundings.More...


Spanish Garden Inn
915 Garden St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
An intimate inn with hotel-quality perks.More...



Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
1054 Alisal Rd.
Solvang, CA 93463
A working cattle ranch offers a glimpse of the cowboy life.More...

Top of the Line

The Ballard Inn
2436 Baseline Ave.
Ballard, CA 93463
An elegant bucolic retreat in the wine country.More...

Bed and Breakfast

Santa Ynez Inn
3627 Sagunto St.
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
A warm, hospitable inn near the vineyards.More...

Bed and Breakfast

Simpson House Inn
121 E. Arrellaga St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
An architectural masterpiece in a premier historic 'hood.More...

Bed and Breakfast

The Upham Hotel & Country House
1404 De La Vina St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Refined Victorian-era lodgings with the services of a small hotel.More...


Wine Valley Inn & Cottages
1564 Copenhagen Dr.
Solvang, CA 93463
A top-of-the-line value inn in downtown Solvang.More...



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