Santa Barbara evokes images of sleek and tall palm trees dotting the road loyal to the coast. Adventure is at the heart of the city. Be it kayaking through the Channel Islands’ caves or trekking around Santa Ynez’s mountains, this quaint coastal city does not disappoint. Plus, there are beaches, wineries, and park to make your day more exciting.
To make you more excited for your trip, here are boutique hotels, five among the affordable ones you can find in Santa Barbara.
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Montecito Inn: Classical and Warm
With an interior design that exudes Mediterranean classical beauty, Montecito Inn is a visual delight. To make the look more appealing, the hotel added neat lines, earth colors, and pastel tones. With 61 fully equipped rooms to choose from, your comfort is in the house. Feel like indulging? Pick the soundproofed luxury room or suite and enjoy a sumptuous meal in the award-winning Montecito Café. A gorgeous meal and an elegant room are the ultimate award for your hard-working self.
Presidio Motel: Iconic and Contemporary
Strategically located on the popular and sought-after State Street in Santa Barbara, the Prisidio Motel is an affordable accommodation that does not compromise on quality, comfort, and convenience. Its 16 rooms are equipped with triple-sheeted beds, complimentary Wi-i, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, a docking station, a mini-fridge, and hypoallergenic bath essentials. Before heading out in the morning, enjoy your complimentary breakfast. Pedal your way through the beach. Or find your way to the shopping area and indulge!
Canary, a Kimpton Hotel: Boutique and Chic
Not far from the sensory delights in the heart of Santa Barbara, Canary, a Kimpton Hotel prides itself on its timeless elegance and exemplary service. The storied yet beautiful past can be seen and felt through its well-chosen furniture, say, a four-poster bed, hardwood floor, and clean accents here and there. Make your night ultra-memorable by indulging in in-room services. Located in the dining and shopping area, just a short distance from the beach, this chic hotel is a favorite accommodation for many travelers, especially in summer.
Santa Barbara House: Quaint and Affordable
Experience the beauty of the American Riviera by staying at Santa Barbara House. Located on Cabrillo Boulevard, this hotel is within walking distance from the colorful and quaint downtown area. Relax by the heated outdoor pool while sipping your favorite cocktail. Or head out and let the sand melt between your toes and the sun on your skin. Whatever you decide to do during your stay, make it a memorable one.
Agave Inn: Hip and Cool
The rooms on the upper level of Agave Inn provide you a lush view of the mountain ranges nearby, while the rooms below have an awesome view of the flowers in season. This affordable place combines vibrance, function, and comfort. Step into a room colorful enough to hold your gaze and minimalist enough to let your eyes rest in the empty, neat spaces. All rooms come with modern comforts such as microwaves, flat-screen TVs, and personal fridges.
Santa Barbara is a place where travelers’ dreams are not dreamed of anymore but lived in. Beautifully.