Don't let family vacation time intimidate you. Travel with the whole crew and stay at one of the many family-friendly hotels in Santa Barbara. Hotels that will welcome your whole brood can help remove some of the stress of a group trip... so you can focus on time with your loved ones.
This list will help you pick the right Santa Barbara hotel to host your family.
If you're looking for a lavish resort with activities for the kids, get away from it all at Bacara Resort and Spa. Their Monarch Kids' Club will keep little ones supervised while the adults enjoy the award-winning spa and onsite wine tasting room.
If you're looking for something near the beach and downtown, you have quite a few options. Fess Parker's Double Tree Resort is located just across from the beach and Stearns Wharf. For a more modern take on travel, book your accommodations at Hotel Indigo. This boutique hotel is located in the heart of the Funk Zone, has a restaurant onsite and is even Fido-friendly.
Or if you like a little kitsch and don't need all the frills, the Motel 6 here might be just the thing. Did you know it's the very first one? And it's just two blocks from the beach!