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Santa Barbara overview

Visitors to Santa Barbara speak favorably about this walkable city's beaches, zoo, and gardens. Activities like biking give you a chance to enjoy the outdoors while you're in town. You can spend a relaxing day in Santa Barbara at Santa Barbara Botanical Garden and Lotusland. Popular sights like Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse are sure to leave an impression.

Where to stay in Santa Barbara

With a wide assortment of hotels to choose from, Santa Barbara has options to suit everyone's style. There are 112 hotels in Santa Barbara and you can shop as many as 459 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 40%. We have room prices as low as 50 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Santa Barbara as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 5-star hotels from 349 USD per night
  • • 51 4-star hotels from 138 USD per night
  • • 73 3-star hotels from 109 USD per night
  • • 32 2-star hotels from 60 USD per night

How to get to Santa Barbara

Fly into Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from the heart of Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara Station is the closest train station, located 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from the city center.

What to see around Santa Barbara

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Santa Barbara Zoo
  • • Ty Warner Sea Center
The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Santa Barbara Museum of Art
  • • Santa Barbara Natural History Museum
  • • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
  • • Lobero Theater
  • • Santa Barbara Historical Museum
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Santa Barbara Botanical Garden
  • • Lotusland
  • • El Capitan Lake
  • • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
  • • Moreton Bay Fig Tree
Top sights include:
  • • Presidio Santa Barbara
  • • Santa Barbara County Courthouse
  • • Mission Santa Barbara

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