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8.4
Great238 reviews
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3.2 mi from City Center283 yd from State Street
Guests can relax in the lounge bar of the welcoming Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn that boasts a convenient location in Santa Barbara.
FromUS$ 176 /nightSelect
8.4
Great291 reviews
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7.1 mi from City Center381 yd from Calle Real Shopping Center
Located in Goleta and within 1.5 miles of Coal Oil Point Reserve, the contemporary Best Western Plus South Coast Inn features a hot tub and an outdoor swimming pool for guest's pure relaxation.
FromUS$ 167 /nightSelect
8.4
Great207 reviews
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5.4 mi from City Center803 yd from Turnpike Shopping Center
Located around 3.1 miles from Chaucer's Bookstore, the Ramada By Wyndham Santa Barbara features a grilled breakfast.
FromUS$ 126 /nightSelect
8.4
Great206 reviews
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1314 yd from City Center201 yd from Santa Barbara
Located within a 5-minute drive of Santa Barbara County Courthouse, the comfortable Eagle Inn offers various recreational opportunities and entertainment activities.
FromUS$ 199 /nightSelect
8.2
Great119 reviews
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892 yd from City Center177 yd from Santa Barbara Amtrak
The 3-star Waterman Santa Barbara is located near the entertainment district of Santa Barbara 0.6 miles from Stearns Wharf.
FromUS$ 67 /nightSelect
8.0
Great196 reviews
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1.5 mi from City Center787 yd from Santa Barbara East Beach Hotels
Placed within a 14-minute walk of West Beach, the 3-star Cabrillo Inn At The Beach welcomes guests with a store and a restaurant.
FromUS$ 134 /nightSelect
8.4
Great1396 reviews
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2.0 mi from City Center1229 yd from Fielding Graduate University
Featuring 92 rooms with views of the inner courtyard, the Lemon Tree Inn, about 10 minutes by car from Santa Barbara County Courthouse, provides guests with a hot tub and an outdoor swimming pool.
FromUS$ 129 /nightSelect
8.4
Great157 reviews
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1158 yd from City Center471 yd from Granada Theater
Located in a downtown neighbourhood, the Upham Santa Barbara features 55 rooms along with a manicured garden.
FromUS$ 198 /nightSelect
8.2
Great85 reviews
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7.1 mi from City Center
The Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta is 5 minutes' stroll from Coal Oil Point Reserve and offers the outdoor swimming pool plus a hot tub, sauna facilities and an outdoor swimming pool.
FromUS$ 319 /nightSelect
8.2
Great214 reviews
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1360 yd from City Center189 yd from Santa Barbara
Situated in the heart of Santa Barbara and within a 5-minute drive of Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden, the Franciscan offers 45 rooms.
FromUS$ 175 /nightSelect
8.2
Great52 reviews
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9.8 mi from City Center
You can relax by a swimming pool in the comfortable 3-star Courtyard By Marriott Santa Barbara, located about a 10-minute stroll from University Plaza Shopping Center.
FromUS$ 229 /nightSelect
8.2
Great427 reviews
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2.8 mi from City Center978 yd from State Street
While staying at the comfortable Rose Garden Inn you are invited to discover Stearns Wharf, set about 3.6 miles away, or Granada Theatre, which is 2.3 miles away.
FromUS$ 77 /nightSelect
8.4
Great397 reviews
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1570 yd from City Center193 yd from Santa Barbara
Offering 69 rooms with views of the sea, the Beachside Inn is set in the shopping district of Santa Barbara, less than 13 minutes' stroll from Stearns Wharf.
FromUS$ 89 /nightSelect
8.4
Great394 reviews
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1458 yd from City Center267 yd from Santa Barbara
Situated about 8 minutes' walk from MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, the 3-star La Playa Inn features 35 rooms with private bathrooms.
FromUS$ 75 /nightSelect
8.4
Great183 reviews
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1438 yd from City Center108 yd from Santa Barbara
The non-smoking Marina Beach Motel is set within 0.5 miles of Santa Barbara Maritime Museum and only 0.7 miles from Leadbetter Beach.
FromUS$ 223 /nightSelect
7.8
Very good175 reviews
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1323 yd from City Center279 yd from Santa Barbara
Providing a hot tub and an outdoor swimming pool, the comfortable 2-star Villa Rosa Inn Santa Barbara is set merely a 6-minute walk from Stearns Wharf and near a train station.
FromUS$ 123 /nightSelect
8.4
Great138 reviews
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1501 yd from City Center67 yd from Santa Barbara
Boasting a beautiful setting a mere 9 minutes' stroll from MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, the 3-star West Beach Inn, A Coast Santa Barbara offers views of the harbor along with a Jacuzzi and an outdoor swimming pool.
FromUS$ 166 /nightSelect
8.2
Great183 reviews
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1503 yd from City Center224 yd from Santa Barbara
The smoke free Castillo Inn At The Beach enjoys a quiet location in the heart of Santa Barbara and offers direct access to Stearns Wharf Harbor.
FromUS$ 135 /nightSelect
8.2
Great282 reviews
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1.6 mi from City Center977 yd from Santa Barbara East Beach Hotels
Set less than 6 minutes' stroll from Santa Barbara Zoo in the East Beach district, the Inn At East Beach features a swimming pool.
FromUS$ 106 /nightSelect
8.2
Great147 reviews
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1.5 mi from City Center870 yd from Santa Barbara East Beach Hotels
Nestled within 0.2 miles of Santa Barbara Zoo, the wonderful 3-star Palmoro House features heated swimming pool and 24 rooms.
FromUS$ 79 /nightSelect
8.4
Great588 reviews
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2.7 mi from City Center1235 yd from State Street
Located in the heart of Santa Barbara, within 0.3 miles of Chaucer's Bookstore and within walking distance of Loreto Plaza Shopping Center, the perfect Sandpiper Lodge - offers fitness classes and spa therapy.
FromUS$ 67 /nightSelect
8.4
Great48 reviews
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8.4 mi from City Center1.2 mi from University of California, Santa Barbara
The lovely 3-star Residence Inn By Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta offers 118 rooms along with a Jacuzzi and an outdoor swimming pool, boasting a setting near a train station.
FromUS$ 354 /nightSelect
8.2
Great147 reviews
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1446 yd from City Center67 yd from Santa Barbara
Located in the very heart of Santa Barbara, the 3-star Casa Del Mar offers fast access to Susan Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Museum within a 15-minute walk.
FromUS$ 149 /nightSelect
8.4
Great661 reviews
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2.6 mi from City Center1558 yd from State Street
Located around 8 minutes' stroll from Trader Joe's, the 2-star Oasis Inn And Suites Santa Barbara offers a continental breakfast and features an outdoor pool.
FromUS$ 69 /nightSelect
8.2
Great101 reviews
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3.0 mi from City Center93 yd from International Comedy Hll of FM
Set within 1.7 miles of Lotusland, the lovely Coast Village Santa Barbara has an American restaurant serving American cuisine.
FromUS$ 119 /nightSelect
8.4
Great275 reviews
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1328 yd from City Center483 yd from Santa Barbara City College
Featuring a charming location in the heart of Santa Barbara, the Inn By The Harbor has 42 rooms and a swimming pool.
FromUS$ 149 /nightSelect
8.4
Great644 reviews
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1404 yd from City Center315 yd from Santa Barbara
Placed in the very heart of Santa Barbara, the luxurious Avania Inn Of includes an outdoor swimming pool together with sauna facilities and an outdoor swimming pool.
FromUS$ 141 /nightSelect
8.4
Great929 reviews
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1.1 mi from City Center455 yd from Fielding Graduate University
The Orange Tree Inn Santa Barbara is nestled in a downtown district, The Historic La Arcada Courtyard is approximately 1.1 miles away.
FromUS$ 69 /nightSelect
8.4
Great152 reviews
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1323 yd from City Center394 yd from Santa Barbara
Located a 5-minute drive from Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden, the 3-star smoke free Lavender Inn By The Sea features spa therapy and entertainment activities for guests' convenience.
FromUS$ 170 /nightSelect
8.6
Great79 reviews
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1126 yd from City Center154 yd from Santa Barbara Amtrak
Near the 3-star Riviera Beach House, there is a train station and guests can easily reach Reagan Ranch Center which is 500 feet from the 3-star Riviera Beach House.
FromUS$ 352 /nightSelect
8.6
Great300 reviews
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1399 yd from City Center111 yd from Santa Barbara
11 minutes' stroll from Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, the 3-star luxury Harbor House offers snorkeling, diving and canoeing for guests to keep active.
FromUS$ 195 /nightSelect
8.0
Great135 reviews
Placed about 0.4 miles from Santa Barbara Museum of Art and in the center of Santa Barbara, the Courtyard By Marriott Santa Barbara Downtown offers 122 rooms.
FromUS$ 186 /nightSelect
8.2
Great286 reviews
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1453 yd from City Center738 yd from Granada Theater
Located 6 minutes by foot from Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden, the Presidio is within 20 minutes' walk of Peabody Stadium.
FromUS$ 109 /nightSelect
8.4
Great154 reviews
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1300 yd from City Center454 yd from Santa Barbara
Boasting a swimming pool along with a Jacuzzi and an outdoor swimming pool, the 3-star Brisas Del Mar, Inn At The is positioned about a 7-minute stroll from Moreton Bay Fig Tree.
FromUS$ 170 /nightSelect
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8.4
Great181 reviews
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2.4 mi from City Center1.0 mi from State Street
Set in the Upper State Street district, around 2.5 miles from Skofield Park, the 3-star Agave Inn features rooms with a modern-style décor.
FromUS$ 214 /nightSelect
8.2
Great115 reviews
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7.5 mi from City Center449 yd from Calle Real Shopping Center
The 2-star Motel 6-Goleta, Ca - Santa Barbara Goleta is located 0.5 miles from Santa Barbara airport and about 5 minutes by foot from Encina & Calle Real bus stop.
FromUS$ 94 /nightSelect
8.4
Great174 reviews
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2.2 mi from City Center1.0 mi from Fielding Graduate University
Located in the heart of Santa Barbara, within 0.3 miles of Chaucer's Bookstore and within walking distance of Trader Joe's, the 3-star non-smoking Quality Inn offers various recreational opportunities and entertainment activities.
FromUS$ 106 /nightSelect
8.2
Great83 reviews
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566 yd from City Center476 yd from Santa Barbara Amtrak
At the 3-star smoke-free Haley Santa Barbara, located in the Santa Barbara Downtown district, guests can relax at the snack bar.
FromUS$ 247 /nightSelect
8.6
Great38 reviews
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9.7 mi from City Center824 yd from University Plaza Shopping Center
The contemporary Hilton Garden Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta has an American restaurant and a swimming pool for its guests.
FromUS$ 249 /nightSelect
8.2
Great192 reviews
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2.7 mi from City Center1323 yd from State Street
Situated in the very heart of Santa Barbara and approximately 2.1 miles from Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, the 2-star Sunset Motel offers 25 rooms.
FromUS$ 89 /nightSelect
A White Jasmine InnBed & Breakfast
8.2
Great46 reviews
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1207 yd from City Center599 yd from Granada Theater
Offering 12 rooms with views of the garden, the 3-star A White Jasmine Inn is set in the entertainment Santa Barbara Downtown district, 5 minutes by car from Old Mission Santa Barbara.
FromUS$ 209 /nightSelect
7.8
Very good150 reviews
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1410 yd from City Center271 yd from Santa Barbara
The Ala Mar By The Sea Santa Barbara is nestled in an entertainment district, Peabody Stadium is approximately a 25-minute walk away.
FromUS$ 122 /nightSelect
7.8
Very good76 reviews
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5.5 mi from City Center651 yd from Turnpike Shopping Center
Set about 9 minutes' stroll from Turnpike Shopping Center, the convenient Extended Stay America Suites - Santa Barbara - Calle Real features various recreational opportunities and entertainment activities.
FromUS$ 125 /nightSelect
8.4
Great93 reviews
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1.2 mi from City Center917 yd from Fielding Graduate University
Approximately 15 miles from Earl Warren Show Grounds, guests of the Secret Garden Inn & Cottages may engage in a variety of activities, including hiking, horseback riding and cycling.
FromUS$ 205 /nightSelect
7.8
Very good11 reviews
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1101 yd from City Center454 yd from Granada Theater
Santa Barbara Harbor is 25 minutes' walk from the De La Vina Inn, while Santa Barbara County Courthouse is 0.7 miles away.
FromUS$ 350 /nightSelect
8.0
Great178 reviews
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2.7 mi from City Center1277 yd from State Street
Boasting various recreational opportunities and entertainment activities, the 2-star Motel 6-Santa Barbara, Ca - State Street Santa Barbara is approximately 2.1 miles from Alameda Park in the Upper State Street district of Santa Barbara.
FromUS$ 100 /nightSelect
8.0
Great113 reviews
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2.0 mi from City Center1269 yd from Fielding Graduate University
Comprising 20 rooms in the very heart of Santa Barbara, the 2-star Town And Country Inn lies 1.6 miles from Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
FromUS$ 235 /nightSelect
8.4
Great303 reviews
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1.6 mi from City Center854 yd from Santa Barbara East Beach Hotels
Boasting an outdoor pool, the 3-star Motel 6-Santa Barbara, Ca - Beach is set approximately a 6-minute stroll from Santa Barbara Zoo.
FromUS$ 299 /nightSelect
8.0
Great220 reviews
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1.5 mi from City Center819 yd from Santa Barbara East Beach Hotels
Set 1.8 miles from The Historic La Arcada Courtyard, the 3-star low-budget Pacific Crest Inn East Santa Barbara features a swimming pool and a continental breakfast.
FromUS$ 349 /nightSelect
8.4
Great209 reviews
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429 yd from City Center604 yd from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Featuring entertainment activities and various recreational opportunities, the charming 3-star Santa Barbara Santa Barbara has a central setting approximately 0.4 miles from Moreton Bay Fig Tree.
FromUS$ 189 /nightSelect
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1.5 mi from City Center833 yd from Santa Barbara East Beach Hotels
The Beach Cottage is set about a 20-minute walk from Stearns Wharf and approximately 1.2 miles from Les Marchands.
FromUS$ 256 /nightSelect
7.4
Very good5 reviews
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1106 yd from City Center85 yd from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Set only 0.9 miles from Santa Barbara Art Glass, the I.T.H. Santa Barbara Beach lies in the West Beach district.
FromUS$ 333 /nightSelect
8.0
Great1 review
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1517 yd from City Center806 yd from Granada Theater
The Casa Valerio - Boutique Suites In Downtown is situated in the Santa Barbara Downtown district, 29 minutes' drive from Santa Barbara airport.
FromUS$ 192 /nightSelect
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549 yd from City Center607 yd from Granada Theater
FromUS$ 306 /nightSelect
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823 yd from City Center669 yd from Granada Theater
Set 6 minutes by foot from First United Methodist Church, the Cactus Room - Private Entrance Santa Barbara features a terrace and a garden.
FromUS$ 206 /nightSelect
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1.5 mi from City Center819 yd from Santa Barbara East Beach Hotels
The San Miguel is situated in the East Beach district, 33 minutes' drive from Santa Barbara airport.
FromUS$ 178 /nightSelect
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1.5 mi from City Center819 yd from Santa Barbara East Beach Hotels
While staying at the East Beach Retreats you are invited to discover Santa Barbara County Courthouse, set a 10-minute drive away, or Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center, which is around a 25-minute walk away.
FromUS$ 238 /nightSelect
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6.8 mi from City Center
Set about 1.7 miles from Goleta Beach Park, the Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara lies in the Goleta district.
FromUS$ 349 /nightSelect
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5.4 mi from City Center789 yd from Turnpike Shopping Center
Located 1.8 miles from Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, the 3-star Ramada Limited features an outdoor pool.
FromUS$ 313 /nightSelect
Santa Barbara Serenity Large 1-Bedroom Guest Apt.Apartment
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4.3 mi from City Center1.1 mi from State Street
FromUS$ 312 /nightSelect
Colorful Casita #BVilla
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2.4 mi from City Center400 yd from Elings Park
FromUS$ 333 /nightSelect

FAQs about cheap hotels in Santa Barbara

Discover 11 answers from our FAQ and find cheap hotels with parking in Santa Barbara.

What are the best budget hotels in Santa Barbara downtown?

Check Holiday Inn Express rated 7.8/10 with a tennis court, newspaper service and cycling on site. It's located in Santa Barbara Downtown district and offers modern, air-conditioned and comfortable rooms for about 337US$ per night. Another affordable option is Hotel (rating: 7.6/10) with laundry service, dry cleaning/laundry and 24-hour reception on site. It's set 1450 feet from downtown and costs 289US$ per night.

What are the best budget hotels in Montecito district?

We recommend Coast Village Inn (rating: 7.8/10) with a tennis court, a golf course and hiking on site. It's located 1750 feet from Coral Casino Beach & Cabana Club and offers rooms at the cost of 172US$ per night.

What are the top budget hotels in Santa Barbara?

If you're searching for a budget venue, Booked.net offers 7 options to pick from. You may book Secret Garden Inn & Cottages (rating: 8.6/10) with concierge service, a Jacuzzi and horse riding on site. It's set a 20-minute walk from Santa Barbara County Courthouse and costs 267US$ per night. Alternatively, you may book Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn rated 8.0/10. It is also a good 3-star hotel featuring an indoor swimming pool, a golf course and a Jacuzzi. It costs 320US$ per night. Check other cheap places like Ramada By Wyndham, Agave Inn and Sunset Motel.

What are the best cheap accommodations near Stearns Wharf?

According to Booked.net travel data, there are 8 deals to pick from. We recommend Avania Inn Of (rating: 7.4/10), where prices start from 304US$ per night. It's set a 10-minute walk from the attraction and features an outdoor swimming pool, a golf course and a Jacuzzi on site. Also you can check La Playa Inn (rating: 7.4/10), set a 10-minute walk away. Offering a tennis court, a golf course and hiking, this accommodation has rooms with climate control, a cable TV with HBO and a balcony. Other affordable accommodations near Stearns Wharf are Beachside Inn, Marina Beach Motel and Casa Del Mar Inn.

What are the best cheap 5-star accommodations in Santa Barbara?

Booked.net recommends more than 4 5-star options to stay in Santa Barbara. Customers have left positive feedback about Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore (rating: 8.4/10), a cheap 5-star property with prices from 472US$ per night. It offers a tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool and a Jacuzzi, as well as concierge service, babysitting service and express check-out on site. Also you may book Rosewood Miramar Beach (rating: 8.2/10), the top 5-star option offering a tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. It costs 2243US$ per night.

What are the best cheap 4-star hotels in Santa Barbara?

According to Booked.net travel data, there are 8 4-star budget options to pick from. You may book Harbor View Inn rated 7.8/10 for 390US$ per night. It offers a tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool and a business center, as well as concierge service, room services and laundry service on site. Another top budget 4-star property is Spanish Garden Inn (rating: 8.6/10) with an outdoor swimming pool, a business center and a gym. It costs 219US$ per night and is set 1350 feet from downtown. Other suitable 4-star properties are Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites, Montecito Inn and Inn.

What are the best cheap hotels providing free parking in Santa Barbara?

Check our 25 top properties with free parking on Booked.net. We recommend Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn (rating: 8.0/10) with free shuttle service and express check-out on site. This 3-star accommodation is set a 5-minute walk from Grace Lutheran Church and costs 320US$ per night. Alternatively, you may book Palmoro House (rating: 7.6/10) for 320US$ per night. It offers concierge service, wedding services and room services on site.

What are the top Santa Barbara cheap hotels with a free breakfast?

We recommend The Upham Hotel rated 8.4/10, which is set 0.6 miles from Brooks Institute of Photography. Customers can enjoy Mexican and Latin American meals at Carlitos Cafe y Cantina restaurant nearby.

What are the top cheap hotels in Santa Barbara near a beach?

Check Cabrillo Inn At The Beach rated 7.0/10, set within a 5-minute walk from a beach. It costs 232US$ per night and offers an outdoor swimming pool, a golf course and toys on site. Alternatively, book Ala Mar By The Sea (rating: 6.0/10) with concierge service, a sun deck and 24 hour front desk assistance. This venue is set 5-minute walk from the beach and costs 206US$ per night.

What are the top cheap hotels near Santa Maria Public airport?

If you want to stay near the airport, Booked.net offers 3 deals to pick from. Alternatively, you may also book Solaire Inn & Suites for about 103US$ per night. It offers a casino, a golf course and cycling.

What are the most popular budget hotels in Santa Barbara among families?

According to Booked.net travel data, there are 30 cheap hotels to pick from. Check Lavender Inn By The Sea (rating: 7.8/10), a family-friendly cheap hotel with an outdoor swimming pool, concierge service and a Jacuzzi on site. It's set 0.7 miles from Susan Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Museum and costs 243US$ per night. Alternatively, you may book Ramada By Wyndham (rating: 7.6/10) for 233US$ per night. It offers an outdoor swimming pool, a golf course and a Jacuzzi on site.

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