Santa Barbara Hotels
$ = less than $149
$$= $150 to $199
$$$= $200 to $249
$$$$= $250 and up
Brisas del Mar $$$
Two blocks from the beach and yacht harbor, this hotel serves continental breakfast and has a variety of room types.
Castillo Inn at the Beach $
Not quite on the beach as its name implies, but just a half block away, this 20-room inn is located near West Beach.
Four Seasons Resort at the Biltmore $$$$
A beautiful, classic property just a short distance from the Santa Barbara waterfront, the Biltmore has some gorgeous cottages and serves a knockout Sunday brunch.
Franciscan Inn $
They're a block from the beach and about half way between the wharf and West Beach.
Harbor View Inn $$$$
Just across the beach from Stearns Wharf, the Harbor View has over 100 rooms.
Inn at East Beach $$$
Near East Beach and the zoo, this hotel has a swimming pool and a lot of nice amenities.
Inn of the Spanish Garden $$$$
A very nice place to stay near downtown, with lots of pretty details and friendly staff.
Marina Beach Motel $$
Located at the quiet end of West Beach on Cabrillo Blvd., this property allows small pets with advance approval, offers a continental breakfast and provides bicycles for your entertainment.
San Ysidro Ranch $$$$
This place is excellence personified. It's located in the foothills about a five minute drive from downtown Santa Barbara.
West Beach Inn $$$
The West Beach is one of the places we stay most often when in Santa Barbara. It's located at the quiet end of West Beach and close to Brophy's Restaurant and the Maritime Museum.