Simpson House Inn Santa Barbara  4 stars

121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

This amazing and charming Victorian bed and breakfast is located on a delightful estate with an English country garden. The rooms are gorgeous and the staff is top-notch. Some critics disliked the prices of the smaller rooms.


The luxury 4-star Simpson House Inn offers individual guestrooms. Since 1874, it has been a prominent hotel in the heart of Santa Barbara.

The hotel is located in a downtown of Santa Barbara, close to Reagan Ranch Center, Santa Barbara Channel and Moreton Bay Fig Tree. 10 minutes away from Santa Barbara city center.

15 minutes' drive from Municipal airport.


The hotel offers 15 rooms. All of them feature Wi-Fi, a patio, a stone fireplace, individual climate control and a mini-refrigerator. They boast Victorian decor and offer coffee/tea makers, kitchenware and a fridge.


Every day a complimentary breakfast is served in the dining room.


A safe deposit box and free parking for general use and a photocopier, internet access and daily newspapers for work can be found on-site.


Spa facilities at Simpson House Inn include shiatsu massage, a wellness center and a hot tub.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms   15.

City Center Santa Barbara - 2300 ft
Airports Municipal (SBA) - 7.6 mi, Cunnamulla (CMA) - 38.0 mi
Train Stations Santa Barbara Amtrak - 1.4 mi, Amtrack Station Santa Barbara - 1.4 mi
Restaurants Killer Shrimp (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood) - 900 ft, Opal Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Californian) - 1600 ft
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  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Cycling
  • Maid Service
  • Limousine service
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library
Room view
  • Garden view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Patio
  • Turndown service
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Cable TV
  • LCD TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • CD player
  • iPod docking station



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until  1 am

Children and extra beds
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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    Bed type: Queen Size Bed or King Size Bed

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions
    Popular areas
    • City Center
      2000 ft
    Historical sites
    • Presidio State Historic Park
      3700 ft
    • Santa Barbara Museum of Art
      400 ft
    • Karpeles Manuscript Library
      2300 ft
    • Santa Barbara Festival Ballet
      3300 ft
    • Santa Barbara Performing Arts
      3700 ft
    • Victoria Hall
      1700 ft
    Universities, Institutes
    • Southern CA Institute of Law
      700 ft
    • Santa Barbara College of Law
      1700 ft
    • Santa Barbara Clg-Oriental Med
      1700 ft
    • Wellness Ctr-Research Edctn
      2000 ft
    • Fielding Institute
      2700 ft
    • Institute For Holistic Studies
      3700 ft
    • Arlington Theater
      1700 ft
    • Granada Theater
      2000 ft
    • The Granada Theater
      2300 ft
    • Lobero Theatre Foundation
      4000 ft
    Air business related
    • Arlington Center For the Performing Arts
      1700 ft
    Medical care and Hospitals
    • US Veterans Ctr
      1700 ft
    • St Francis Medical Center
      2300 ft
    • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
      4000 ft
    • Thomas Casino Systems
      3700 ft

    Local Attractions

    • Reagan Ranch Center
      1.3 mi
      217 State Street, Santa Barbara
    • Carriage & Western Art Museum
      1.5 mi
      129 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
    • Stearns Wharf
      1.6 mi
      Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara
    • Chase Palm Park
      1.7 mi
      323 E Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara
    • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
      1.8 mi
      1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara

    Near the hotel

    • Santa Barbara County Courthouse
      2500 ft
      1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara
    • Santa Barbara Museum of Art
      2500 ft
      1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
    • Karpeles Manuscript Library
      2500 ft
      21 West Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara
    • Mission Santa Barbara
      3400 ft
      2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara
    • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
      3800 ft
      123 E Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
    • Santa Barbara Historical Museum
      4200 ft
      136 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara
    • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
      4700 ft
      653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Killer Shrimp

      57% likes this, based on 32 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Bar

      900 ft
      416 State Street

      Phone: 8052849262

    • Opal Restaurant and Bar

      72% likes this, based on 277 reviews
      Cuisine: Californian
      Price Range: USD 10 - USD 36

      1600 ft
      1325 State St

      Phone: (805) 966-9676

    • Carlitos Cafe y Cantina

      72% likes this, based on 183 reviews
      Cuisine: Mexican
      Price Range: USD 22 - USD 37

      1700 ft
      1324 State St

      Phone: 805-962-7117

    • Crushcakes Cupcakery

      76% likes this, based on 40 reviews
      Cuisine: Bakery

      1600 ft
      1315 Anacapa St

      Phone: 805.963.9353

    • CrushCafe

      70% likes this, based on 24 reviews
      Cuisine: American

      1600 ft
      1315 Anacapa Street

      Phone: 805.963.3752

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