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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara

5-star5 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
36 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, United States of America

5-star beach hotel with outdoor pool, near Stearns Wharf
  • Free WiFi
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From 345 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Excellent hotel and service.Sep 22, 2019
  • Beautiful hotel well appointed in a perfect setting. The hotel is gorgeous with spacious…Jul 23, 2019

Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara

from $407
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds (Almeria)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Almeria)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Almeria)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds (Cordova)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Cordova)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds (Granada)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Granada)
  • Suite (Magellan)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds (Sestina)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Sestina)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Sestina)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds (Sevilla)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Sevilla)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Sevilla)
  • Room (Tagerinn)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Villa, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Villa, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible
  • Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Suite, Accessible

What’s around Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara


  • In Santa Barbara Beach
  • Presidio Santa Barbara - 18 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 20 min walk
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 23 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Zoo - 32 min walk
  • Stearns Wharf - 6 min walk
  • Santa Barbara City College - 19 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Bowl - 40 min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 12 min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) - 47 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Station - 4 min walk
  • Carpinteria Station - 12 min drive
  • Goleta Station - 13 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 121 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
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


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals on site
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built - 2017
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Disabled parking
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Californian Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Hotel Californian Hotel
  • Hotel Californian Santa Barbara
  • Californian Santa Barbara
  • Hotel Californian Hotel
  • Hotel Californian Santa Barbara
  • Hotel Californian Hotel Santa Barbara

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

Pet deposit: USD 150.0 per stay

  • Resort fee: USD 35.00 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Shuttle service
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • Additional inclusions

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 39.00 per night

Valet parking costs USD 39 per night

Rollaway beds are available for USD 50.0 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 150 per accommodation, per stay

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 9.6 From 406 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Such a great hotel, with wonderful service! The beds were very comfortable and the staff was very friendly. It was the little things like the turn down service at night and the picking up the room during the day. The pool staff was very attentive. Such a great place to stay!
Travis, usRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful New Hotel!!
Summer, usFamily trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fantastic hotel and location in Funk Town. Staff was extremely accommodating
Travis, usRomance trip
Good 6.0
We paid $850 per night, but only got a medicore room. I would give it a 5 star if it is only $300. Not worth the price.
Zhouying, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful hotel!
My husband and I splurged for this hotel for our 25th anniversary. The staff was gracious and attentive, brought champagne to our room on arrival which was a very special treat! The rooms are clean, large and beautifully decorated with very comfortable bedding. The robes in the room are incredibly soft & comfortable! They have great bikes available to ride around town and everything is within walking or riding distance. Depending on what building you stay in it could be a long walk to the pool and hot tub which would be my only complaint. We felt very luxurious and spoiled in this hotel, really enjoyed our trip to Santa Barbara!
Patsy, usRomance trip

Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara

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