Fodor's Expert Review Santa Barbara Inn

901 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, California, 93103, USA Fodor's Choice

This full-service, Spanish-Mediterranean, family-owned hotel occupies a prime waterfront corner across from East Beach. The spacious rooms are decorated with Polynesian and Asian influences and have decks, refrigerators, 42-inch high-definition TVs, queen or full pullout sofa beds, and free Wi-Fi. The on-site restaurant, Convivo, serves up fresh seafood, house-made pastas, and wood-fired pizzas with ocean views from the sleek dining room and outdoor patio tables.

PROS

  • more than half the rooms have ocean views
  • suites come with whirlpool tubs
  • delicious on-site restaurant Convivo

CONS

  • on a busy boulevard
  • limited street parking
  • not withing easy walking distance of downtown

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Views
Casual
Near the beach
Casual Chic
$$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 805-966–3636

HOTEL DETAILS

70 rooms
Rate Includes: Free breakfast
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