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Located next to the Funk Zone in Santa Barbara, the Hotel Californian is just steps from the beach and features an outdoor pool. Guests can enjoy several on-site dining options and take advantage of the on-site spa.

Every air-conditioned guest room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a refrigerator, a coffee machine, free toiletries and a desk. Some rooms also feature a balcony.

The hotel has two locations where guests can dine. Goat Tree offers casual dining all day offering fresh local fare including pastries and baked goods, a full breakfast menu, and cold-pressed juices and coffee. Blackbird offers Mediterranean-influenced cuisine with the Pacific Ocean and Funk Zone as a backdrop.

The hotel spa, Majorelle, offers a steam room, a salon, and an indoor and outdoor lounge.

Kunin Wines is 100 yards from Hotel Californian, while Santa Barbara Wine Collective is 200 yards from the property. The nearest airport is Santa Barbara Airport, 8.7 miles from the hotel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Californian has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 7 Jul 2017.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

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  • Is there a tesla Charging station in this hotel?

    Yes, we do have tesla charging station available in a nearby garage.


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    Answered on 23 December 2020
  • Are you doing any special rates for Nurses or discounts? I am planning on staying for only one night end of August 30-31. First time in Santa Barbara

    Please reach out to our team on property directly for questions regarding special rates and discounts.


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    Answered on 23 December 2020
  • Is the pool heated

    Yes, our pool is in fact heated. The pool is heated to 86 degrees and the Jacuzzi is heated to 106 degrees. Of course, when the temperature rises, the heat settings will be lowered based on the temperature.


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    Answered on 31 December 2021
  • Do you have a gym?

    Ee have currently suspended operation in our fitness center due to COVID .


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    Answered on 23 December 2020
  • do u have rooms with 2 queen beds

    Yes, we have a variety of guestrooms with two queen beds.


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    Answered on 23 December 2020
  • Is the spa still available despite COVID ?

    We have currently suspended operation in our Spa.


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    Asked about: Standard King Room • Answered on 23 December 2020
  • do you have adjoining rooms?

    Yes, we have adjoining room is various categories.


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    Answered on 29 July 2020
  • Do you have any king rooms with a bathtub?

    Hello, the following room categories include tubs in some, but not all king bed rooms; Sevilla, Granada, & Cordova rooms. The Tagerinn King bed room will be the only King guest room that will ensure you have a separate, deep soaking tub.


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    Asked about: Deluxe King Room • Answered on 9 January 2022
  • What are usually available at your hotel and room but not now due to COVID restrictions and precautions?

    Hello, we have a few amenities and services that are either no longer available due to Covid, or they are available by request. This includes; In-room minibars, complimentary car service, and the complimentary shoe shine (all currently unavailable)


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    Answered on 24 September 2021
  • hi do you offer room service

    Yes we do offer room service upon request.


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    Asked about: Superior King Room • Answered on 27 August 2021
  • Is this hotel pet friendly?

    Yes the hotel is pet friendly! We have a pet fee of $200 upon arrival.


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room • Answered on 27 August 2021
  • what type of view is available from this room? i’m looking for a king suite with full ocean view, balcony.

    Hello, if you are looking for an ocean view, our Sestina guest rooms (available with a King, Queen, or two Queen beds) are the only rooms on property that will guarantee you an ocean view, whether it be from your window or from a balcony.


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    Asked about: King Studio - Accessible • Answered on 31 December 2021
  • Do you have any suites with two beds? Or a large suite with a foldout couch?

    Hello, our Alcazar suite, or the presidential suite, includes two whole bedrooms. There are no suites with two beds and no couches here in our guestrooms pullout. You can request a rollaway bed if needed for any one bedded guest room.


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    Answered on 24 September 2021
  • Is it possible to get two single beds in this room instead of one. My Xmas vacation got canceled and looking to travel anyway and love your hotel thx

    Hello, the only rooms in our hotel that do not offer two single beds are as follows: The Tagerinn King room, the California King Loft Suite, the Magellan King Suite, and our Presidential suite, the Alcazar.


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    Answered on 31 December 2021
  • Restaurants

    We have two restaurants on property. One is Goat Tree, which is open daily and does take reservations (excluding Friday-Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm) We also have Blackbird, which is open Thursday-Saturday from 5 pm to 10 pm.


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    Answered on 27 August 2021
  • How big is gym

    Our gym on property is roughly 800 sq. ft. with plenty of workout machines!


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    Answered on 24 September 2021
  • Do you offer donations to nonprofit organizations?

    Please reach out to the hotel directly regarding any donations.


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    Answered on 23 December 2020
  • Is there a view of the ocean from the King Studio room?

    Hello, with our King Studio (also known as Cordova) rooms, you may have a partial ocean view from your balcony, although it is not Guaranteed.


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    Asked about: King Studio • Answered on 9 January 2022