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Simpson House Inn, Santa Barbara

5-star5 stars
121 East Arrellaga StreetSanta BarbaraCA93101United States of America

Exclusive B&B within easy reach of Santa Barbara County Courthouse
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  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Simpson House Inn, Santa Barbara

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  • Luxury Cottage, 1 Queen Bed, Jetted Tub, Fireplace (Abbeywood Cottage)
  • Luxury Cottage, 1 Queen Bed, Jetted Tub, Fireplace (Greenwich Cottage)
  • Luxury Cottage, 1 Queen Bed, Jetted Tub, Fireplace (Plumstead Cottage)
  • Traditional Suite, 1 King Bed, Kitchen, Fireplace (Pendle Cottage)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Patio, Fireplace (Tack Room)
  • Signature Room, Accessible, Jetted Tub, Fireplace (Carriage Room)
  • Loft, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Fireplace, Garden View (Hayloft)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Fireplace, Garden View (Weathervane)
  • Luxury Bungalow, 1 Queen Bed, Patio, Garden Area (The Garden Room)
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Mary Simpson - Detached Private Bath)
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Katharine McCormick)
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, Balcony, Garden View (Sun Room)
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed (Margaret Simpson)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace (Parlor)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Garden View (Robert and Julia Simpson)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 15 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 1874
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Simpson House Inn, Santa Barbara’s small print

Also known as

  • Simpson House
  • Simpson House Inn
  • Simpson House Inn Santa Barbara
  • Simpson House Santa Barbara
  • Simpson Inn
  • Simpson House Hotel Santa Barbara


Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This property does not have elevators.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Simpson House Inn, Santa Barbara


  • Heart of Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 9 min walk
  • Presidio Santa Barbara - 14 min walk
  • Mission Santa Barbara - 20 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 11 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Natural History Museum - 28 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Conference & Visitor's Bureau & Film Commission - 1 min walk
  • Alice Keck Memorial Garden - 3 min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 13 min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) - 37 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Station - 30 min walk
  • Goleta Station - 13 min drive
  • Carpinteria Station - 18 min drive
  • Free self parking

Simpson House Inn, Santa Barbara

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