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1 room, 2 adults

Cheshire Cat Inn, Santa Barbara

3-star3 stars
36 West Valerio Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, United States of America

Victorian B&B within easy reach of Santa Barbara Museum of Art
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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From 852 reviews

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Great amenities
Delicious food
Great location
Great room

Cheshire Cat Inn, Santa Barbara

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What’s around Cheshire Cat Inn, Santa Barbara


  • In Oak Park
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 12 min walk
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 14 min walk
  • Presidio Santa Barbara - 20 min walk
  • Mission Santa Barbara - 21 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Natural History Museum - 27 min walk
  • Upper State Street - 24 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Bowl - 30 min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 11 min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) - 46 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Station - 3 min drive
  • Goleta Station - 11 min drive
  • Carpinteria Station - 14 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.
For check-ins after 8:00 PM, please call the Inn on day of arrival.

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 (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Car charging point

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • 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
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Year Built - 1884
  • Elevator/lift
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
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
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping

Cheshire Cat Inn, Santa Barbara’s small print

Also known as

  • Cheshire Cat Inn
  • Cheshire Cat Inn Santa Barbara
  • Cheshire Cat Santa Barbara
  • Cheshire Cat Bed Breakfast
  • Cheshire Cat Hotel Santa Barbara


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

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

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 89 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Everything about Cheshire Cat Inn was wonderful!
Everything about Cheshire Cat Inn was wonderful. From check-in to check-out was perfect in every way. The food was fantastic from the happy hour with hors d'oeuvres and wine to the English inspired breakfast and breakfast bar. Every staff member was over the top and accommodating. The garden grounds were lovely and our room Queen of Hearts was very quaint and comfortable. We checked out less than 24 hours ago and have already referred this in to a dozen friends. Highly recommended.
Robert, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Enjoyed our Stay
We enjoyed our stay at Cheshire Cat. It met or exceeded our expectations on every level. Thank you!
Louise, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
We had a very positive experience. The location is walking distance from downtown. Breakfast was delicious. We would highly recommend this awesome place.
us1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Trip to Santa Barbara
The B&B is lovely and very welcoming. The location is perfect for all things downtown Santa Barbara. The breakfast was exceptional as was the afternoon wine hour.My only complaint is the room. The room was tiny. Barely enough room get dressed. The bathroom was also outdated and very, very tiny. We were a bit uncomfortable because of this.
Kara, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Cheshire cat
Lots of stairs .I loved the room and the food/service but struggle a bit on stairs, gots lots of help with luggage
Nancy, usTrip with friends

Cheshire Cat Inn, Santa Barbara

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