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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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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


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 queen bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
9.3
Cleanliness
9.6
Comfort
9.6
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.4
Free Wifi
9.3
High score for Santa Barbara
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Heidi
    United States of America United States of America
    The breakfast was great and they happily accommodated my gluten-free/dairy-free husband's request. Room was cute, bedding was fresh and comfy.
  • N
    Nikolai
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    We are traveling in US and have visited many places. Cheshire Cat inn was surprisingly the best location and we’ve been so happy to spend two nights there. Wonderful from all sides. With big thanks and respect to the hotel. Hope to come back.
  • Taleen
    United States of America United States of America
    Spacious and nice room, beautiful property that is an easy walk to State street, very friendly staff and a delicious breakfast.

Host Info

Company review score: 9.7Based on 427 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

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.

Property info

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.

Neighborhood info

A residential neighborhood within easy walking distance to high quality dining and shopping. VERY WALKABLE

Languages Spoken

English,Spanish

Area info

Amenities of Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Internet
Wifi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Express check-in/out
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Spa
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules
Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 15:00 to 19:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
From 07:00 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
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Smoking
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties
Parties/events are not allowed

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

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.

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

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

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

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

FAQs about Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages

  • Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages is 2,800 feet from the center of Santa Barbara. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • 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, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Massage
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours

  • Check-in at Cheshire Cat Inn & Cottages is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.