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Guests can enjoy a wine and cheese hour every evening at this Santa Barbara bed and breakfast. Rooms are uniquely furnished and feature free Wi-Fi. Stearns Wharf is less than 10 minutes’ drive away.

A flat-screen cable TV is provided in each guest room at the Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages. Guests can relax in a bath robe with free toiletries available in the each private bathroom. Some rooms feature views of the English-styled gardens and flower filled patios from private balconies.

Massage services can be arranged and a concierge service is available to assist with area attractions.

Downtown Santa Barbara is 1 miles from the bed and breakfast. The Santa Barbara Mission is 5 minutes’ drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 28 Nov 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free parking available on-site


Availability

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Room type
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Closest beaches
  • West Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • East Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Leadbetter Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1.9 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • What area is this located in?
    The Cheshire Cat room is located downstairs in the main house.
    Answered on 1 December 2019
  • Are their any stairs to negotiate?
    Yes, Tweedledee and Tweedledum are on the second floor. Thank you for your inquiry.
    Answered on 20 October 2021
  • During Covid, does the rate include breakfast?
    For the present, we have suspended all food service and our rates have been lowered to reflect this. Fortunately, there are several restaurants in clo..
    Answered on 26 February 2021
  • Are you currently including breakfast?
    We are, yes. :)
    Answered on 4 July 2022
  • Is there a coffee maker in the room?
    Thank you for checking out the Cheshire Cat Inn. Some of our rooms do have coffee makers inside; Cottages, Tweedledee and Tweedledum. For the other..
    Answered on 6 February 2022
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Host Information

9.7
Host review score

The Cheshire Cat is an elegant Victorian Santa Barbara bed and breakfast with old oak trees, fountains and flower filled gardens. 18 guest rooms, suites and cottages, some having in-room Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces and private decks.
I am delighted to extend a personal welcome to all visiting this website and to offer some of the Inn's history.The Cheshire Cat Inn began its life as 2 Victorian Queen Anne homes constructed by German immigrant.
A residential neighborhood within easy walking distance to high quality dining and shopping. VERY WALKABLE
Languages spoken: English,Spanish
Property surroundings *
Facilities of Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Wellness
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 19:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

07:00 - 11:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
US$30 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Please inform Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages by:

    • Car 15min

  • Room options at Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Studio
    • Bungalow

  • The prices at Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages is 950 yards from the centre of Santa Barbara.

  • Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours

  • Check-in at Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.