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Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages

Suburban B&B within easy reach of Granada Theatre

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
$289

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36 West Valerio Street, Santa Barbara, 93101, CA, United States of America
9.8.Exceptional.
  • The weather was amazing and the host were very sweet. They made some recommendations on…

    Jul 30, 2021

  • Staff was extremely courteous and friendly.

    Jul 5, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Safe
Quiet
Easy parking
Dining options
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 18 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Computer station

Feel at home

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Yard
  • Iron/ironing board

What’s around

  • In Oak Park
  • Granada Theatre - 10 min walk
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 14 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Bowl - 29 min walk
  • MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation - 31 min walk
  • Stearns Wharf - 37 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony (Alice's)
  • Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Patio (Bramhall)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Balcony (Caterpillar)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible (Cheshire Cat)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Fireplace (Dormouse)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Duchess)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Fireplace (Eberle)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Jean's)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Mad Hatter)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (March Hare)
  • Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Patio (Mobberly)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Mock Turtle)
  • Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Patio (Prestbury)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Patio (Queen of Hearts)
  • Studio, 1 King Bed, Kitchenette (Tweedledee)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub (Tweedledum)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony (White Rabbit)
  • Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Patio (Woodford)

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Oak Park
  • Granada Theatre - 10 min walk
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 14 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Bowl - 29 min walk
  • MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation - 31 min walk
  • Stearns Wharf - 37 min walk
  • Santa Barbara City College - 38 min walk
  • Leadbetter Beach - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Santa Barbara Zoo - 3.8 mi / 6.2 km
  • Westmont College - 5.8 mi / 9.3 km
  • University of California, Santa Barbara - 9.1 mi / 14.6 km

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) - 12 min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) - 46 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Station - 4 min drive
  • Goleta Station - 12 min drive
  • Carpinteria Station - 15 min drive
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36 West Valerio Street, Santa Barbara, 93101, CA, United States of America

At a glance

Size

  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Working away

  • Computer station

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Year Built - 1884
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Things to enjoy

  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

More

  • Housekeeping - once per stay

Fees & policies

PetsPay at property

  • Service animals exempt from fees

Hygiene and cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Cheshire Cat Inn
  • Cheshire Cat & Cottages
  • Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages Santa Barbara
  • Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages Bed & breakfast
  • Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages Bed & breakfast Santa Barbara
  • Cheshire Cat Inn Santa Barbara
  • Cheshire Cat Santa Barbara
  • Cheshire Cat Bed Breakfast
  • Cheshire Cat Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Cheshire Cat Inn

*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking. Electric vehicle charging is available.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Carlitos Cafe y Cantina (8-min walk), Louie's California Bistro (8-min walk), and Opal Restaurant (9-min walk).
  • Have fun with activities like cycling, hiking, and kayaking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes segway rentals. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.
9.8.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    the cottage was lovely. Very spacious and comfortable. The kitchen was functional but lacked basics (salt/pepper, sugar, etc.) This may have been part of the covid protocol. Loved the location to all the sites in Santa Barbara. I'd highly recommend staying at the Cheshire Cat!

    4 night family trip, Jun 20, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great place

    1 night romance trip, Jun 18, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very quaint hotel. Andrea and Simon was very accommodating.

    1 night trip with friends, May 25, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely, quite and peaceful destination. Staff was very attentive. Room was very clean and well kept.

    2 night family trip, Apr 1, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    As always Cheshire Cat Inn gets it right and does so with the utmost class and excellent service. Love this inn!

    1 night trip, Mar 21, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Stay was wonderful! Andrea was very welcoming and she also provided links to nice places to visit! Place was very clean, quiet and pleasant! I would highly recommend staying here as I will stay here again on our future visits to SB! Thank you, Andrea!

    GILBERT, 2 night trip, Feb 13, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful grounds, great staff, very friendly. The room was very clean and safe COVID-wise.

    3 night family trip, Nov 20, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful place!!

    This boutique hotel was beautiful!! We stayed in one of the cottages and it was so clean and charming! We wished we could’ve stayed much longer!! The staff was amazingly nice and so helpful!!

    Jennifer, 2 night trip with friends, Nov 13, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Good location less then 2 miles from downtown state street, clean and friendly staff

    Darlene, 2 night romance trip, Oct 23, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Honeymoon

    I stayws

    Ashley, 2 night trip, Oct 13, 2020

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