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The Upham Hotel & Country House, Santa Barbara

4 stars
1404 De La Vina StreetSanta BarbaraCA93101United States of America, 800-491-6126
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Excellent4.3 / 5
Delicious food
Great amenities
Awesome vibe
More comfort would be nice
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The Upham Hotel & Country House, Santa Barbara

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $219
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Double Room
  • Standard Room
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace, Garden Area
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room Selected at Check-in

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 50 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Free reception
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Special features


Louies Restaurant - This bistro specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Recent reviews

Excellent 4.3 /5 from 193 reviews

The Upham Hotel & Country House, Santa Barbara
Excellent4.0 / 5
Night at the Upham
Only complaints was the parking and that the customer service person seemed a bit too flippant. The location was great, near the Arlington. Nice room, on the small size but really nice. Continental breakfast was served until 11o'clock which was lovely, good variety and quality; the weather was good and I ate outside, the garden was nice.
1 night family trip
The Upham Hotel & Country House, Santa Barbara
Outstanding5.0 / 5
What a small hotel should be. Great ambiance.
What a find! Coolest hotel we have discovered since La Posada in Winslow.
1 night romance trip
The Upham Hotel & Country House, Santa Barbara
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Comfortable and clean
The Upham was fantastic! We were given a complimentary upgrade to a room with a king bed and fireplace upon checkin. The room was clean and comfortable. The wine and cheese and Oreos and milk were a nice addition.
1 night romance trip
The Upham Hotel & Country House, Santa Barbara
Excellent4.0 / 5
Too expensive for what you get...!
This hotel too expensive for what you get. No parking ever in lot. Rooms so tiny it would be crowded for one person, let alone two. The bathrooms were small with no shelves. The place is in bad need of updating. Breakfast a disappointment. Wouldn't recommend.
2 night romance trip
The Upham Hotel & Country House, Santa Barbara
Fair2.0 / 5
Disappointed with our stay, especially breakfasts
Hotel was advertised as a B&B, so we were definitely disappointed in the breakfast. We are OK with a continental breakfast, but when paying over $350 a night for a room you would expect the continental breakfast to include freshly baked rolls, scones and pastries instead of prepacked ones that have simply been removed from the packaging. Also, there were only 2 types of dry cereal and the grapefruit they served was old and dry. One of the reasons we stay at a B&B is for the breakfast. We were definitely UNDERWHELMED. Also, the service was mediocre at best, with the staff not really friendly. We stayed for 3 nights, and it would have been nice to be recognized when walking in and out during that time. The grounds were nice, probably the best part of our stay. For the money we'll be staying at the Simpson House down the street. Sorry Upham, you've lost our business.
4 night romance trip

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The Upham Hotel & Country House, Santa Barbara

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