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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 350 feet from Hotel Californian, while Santa Barbara Wine Collective is 650 feet from the property. The nearest airport is Santa Barbara Airport, 8.7 mi from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Private parking at the hotel


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Room Type
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4 reasons to choose Hotel Californian

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • East Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    550 feet from property
  • West Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    600 feet from property
  • Leadbetter Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    3,700 feet from property
  • One Thousand Steps Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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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.
    Answered on December 23, 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.
    Answered on December 23, 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..
    Answered on December 31, 2021
  • Do you have a gym?
    Ee have currently suspended operation in our fitness center due to COVID .
    Answered on December 23, 2020
  • do u have rooms with 2 queen beds
    Yes, we have a variety of guestrooms with two queen beds.
    Answered on December 23, 2020
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
2 Restaurants On Site

    Goat Tree

    Food: American, Mediterranean

    Restaurant #2

Amenities of Hotel Californian
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and charges apply.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 39 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Pet bowls
  • Paid WiFi
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Auditory guidance
  • Visual aids (tactile signs)
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool with view
  • Pool is on rooftop
Spa
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage