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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.

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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 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.


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    Answered on December 23, 2020
  • Do you have a gym?

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


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    Answered on December 23, 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 December 23, 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 December 23, 2020
  • do you have adjoining rooms?

    Yes, we have adjoining room is various categories.


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    Answered on July 29, 2020
  • 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 September 24, 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 August 27, 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 August 27, 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 September 24, 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 August 27, 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 September 24, 2021
  • Do you offer donations to nonprofit organizations?

    Please reach out to the hotel directly regarding any donations.


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    Answered on December 23, 2020
  • What is the cancellation policy

    Hello, the cancellation policy for most of our rate types gives you until 72-hours prior to arrival to cancel your reservation. Although, some rates are different and may have no cancellation, or the availability to cancel until the day of arrival.


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    Answered on November 14, 2021
  • Do you allow dogs? What is extra fee if you do?

    Yes we do allow pets! The pet fee is going to be a one time fee of $200.


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    Answered on August 27, 2021
  • Is there a pull out couch?

    There are no pull out couches but you may request a rollaway bed for a $50 nightly fee.


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    Asked about: Superior King Suite • Answered on August 27, 2021