Get Cozy in One of the Best Santa Barbara Bed and Breakfasts

For an intimate family visit or a romantic trip, book a room at one of the many local bed and breakfasts in Santa Barbara. Most are located in the heart of some of Santa Barbara’s most beloved neighborhoods, giving you the opportunity to live like a local for the duration of your stay.

Try a weekend in the West Beach neighborhood of Santa Barbara for sunny days filled with beach volleyball and seaside strolls. This is a very pretty area occupied by relaxed locals and family beach rentals. The Lavender Inn by the Sea is within walking distance of area bars and restaurants.

Experience the other side of our coastline and stay at the Inn at East Beach. This is a fun part of town if you have children in tow; the Santa Barbara Zoo is located here.

Or if peace and quiet is what you’re looking for, book a room – or a whole cottage! – at the Secret Garden Inn. It's close, but not too close, to downtown shopping, dining and attractions.

No matter which area you choose for your stay, you’re sure to fall in love. Don't forget to ask the friendly staff members at these fabulous bed and breakfasts to point you in the direction of all their favorite local hot spots.



The Beach House Inn has 12 uniquely decorated guest rooms that border a peaceful courtyard. All of the meticulously maintained rooms include refrigerators, microwave ovens and coffee makers. Most of the rooms feature fully equipped kitchens with...  Read More



This cozy, pet-friendly bed and breakfast abounds with old world hospitality. Fresh breakfast is cooked in the kitchen of the main building every morning, filling the rooms in that area with the delicious aroma of warm baked goods. Wine and...  Read More

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Are you looking for a place to stay in Santa Barbara? Maybe someplace quiet and unique, with a little more heart than a chain hotel. How about your own kitchen because you like to cook? That can be arranged. And only a block from the beach? We...  Read More



The Eagle Inn is a family owned and operated bed and breakfast in the West Beach neighborhood of Santa Barbara providing quiet, comfortable amenities within walking distance of many area attractions. Whirlpool tubs, fireplaces and balconies add...  Read More

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The Cheshire Cat Inn is a whimsical bed and breakfast with a subtle Alice In Wonderland theme set just four blocks away from busy downtown Santa Barbara. Comprised of Victorian and Craftsman style houses surrounded by green, English gardens, the...  Read More

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This charming three bedroom Victorian house dates from the 1890s but has been renovated to include eight guestrooms, each with their own unique charm. Another building behind the original house allows for the addition of two more rooms, a cozy...  Read More



Just two blocks from the beach and the harbor, the Lavender Inn by the Sea is a lovely bed and breakfast located in Santa Barbara's pretty West Beach neighborhood. The inn's lush guest rooms feature pillow-top beds, down duvets, lavender-scented...  Read More



The Inn at East Beach is a surprising budget find just steps away from, well, East Beach. This bed and breakfast brags amenities unusual for its price bracket. For example, if you're headed to the beach, stop at the front desk to pick up towels,...  Read More



Surrounded by tall hedges and an acre of English gardens, the Simpson House Inn is considered one of the most distinguished Victorian-era estates in southern California - and it just happens to be home to a luxury bed and breakfast too. The...  Read More



Built in 1871, The Upham Hotel & Country House is the oldest continuously operating hotel in Southern California. It's located located just two blocks from downtown - great shops, theaters, parks and restaurants are all within easy walking...  Read More


Meet Geneva Ives

Geneva Ives moved to Santa Barbara in 2000 on a whim (ok, and to go to college) and never looked back. She loves Santa Barbara because it’s really one of America’s greatest small towns - it...  More About Geneva