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Low season

JanuaryCheapest month to stay with an average 25% drop in price.

High season

JuneMost expensive month to stay with an average 24% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$274Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$384Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Santa Barbara

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Top tips for finding perfect Santa Barbara hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Santa Barbara, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Santa Barbara in January and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Santa Barbara if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Santa Barbara accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Santa Barbara found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $131, while the most expensive was $381.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Santa Barbara for 2 days.
  • For those looking for hotels in Santa Barbara right near the beach, there are a few options. The Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara offers a pool and direct beach access. West Beach Inn - a Coast Hotel is situated across the street from the beach, with an outdoor swimming pool.
  • To experience the history of Santa Barbara, try the Santa Barbara Hotel. The property was rebuilt in 1925 after it was damaged by an earthquake, but its unique architecture has an old-world charm that evokes the atmosphere of an earlier time. You can also check out the Simpson House Inn, a Victorian-style mansion built in 1874.
  • For shopping and dining, consider staying on State Street. Check out the Kimpton Canary Hotel as an upmarket option. For a cheap hotel that’s central to public transportation, you can try the Orange Tree Inn on State Street, which has a bus stop for two of the city’s downtown bus lines just across the road.
  • When you’re taking the children, stay within walking distance of the Santa Barbara Harbor, with boat trips, kayaking, the Maritime Museum and ice cream shops to enjoy. The Best Western Beachside Inn offers direct views of the harbor just a short walk away, with family rooms available.

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Best Santa Barbara hotels

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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Bedroom
$479+
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa
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Hotel Californian - Santa Barbara - Bedroom
Hotel Californian
9.0 Excellent
$466+
$466+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
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Hotel Milo Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Living room
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
8.0 Excellent
$216+
$216+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa
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Harbor View Inn - Santa Barbara - Pool
Harbor View Inn
8.9 Excellent
$285+
$285+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
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El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Pool
$700+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa
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Montecito Inn - Santa Barbara - Living room
Montecito Inn
8.3 Excellent
$217+
$217+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
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Santa Barbara Inn - Santa Barbara - Bedroom
Santa Barbara Inn
9.1 Excellent
$410+
$410+
Free Wi-Fi
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Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Bedroom
Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara
8.1 Excellent
$164+
$164+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
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Inn By The Harbor - Santa Barbara - Building
Inn By The Harbor
8.5 Excellent
$171+
$171+
Free Wi-Fi
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Hotel Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Building
Hotel Santa Barbara
8.7 Excellent
$248+
$248+
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Pacifica Suites - Santa Barbara - Bedroom
Pacifica Suites
8.1 Excellent
$173+
$173+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa
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Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Patio
Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara
8.1 Excellent
$192+
$192+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
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Kimpton Canary Hotel - Santa Barbara - Patio
Kimpton Canary Hotel
8.4 Excellent
$421+
$421+
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Lemon Tree Inn - Santa Barbara - Bedroom
Lemon Tree Inn
7.8 Good
$205+
$205+
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Beachside Inn - Santa Barbara - Pool
Beachside Inn
8.1 Excellent
$183+
$183+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
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