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Built in 1874, this Victorian bed and breakfast is surrounded by lush landscaped gardens and 3 blocks of city parks. It features gourmet breakfast and evening wine tastings. Guest rooms offer free Wi-Fi.

The individually styled rooms at Simpson House Inn offer a flat-screen cable TV and a DVD player. Boasting hardwood floors and Victorian décor, the rooms include a coffee maker and a work desk. Bathrobes, slippers and bath amenities are provided.

Guests of Inn Simpson House can enjoy breakfast in their rooms or out in the garden, cooked by a gourmet chef. Afternoon refreshments and an appetizer buffet are also provided daily.

Explore the area with the property’s free bike rentals.

This property is a 5-minute walk from historic downtown Santa Barbara, and is 5 blocks from Arlington Theatre. Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens is 2.3 miles away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Simpson House Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 19 Aug 2011.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

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

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, American

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Sleeps
 
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Simpson House Inn

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

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • East Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    1.6 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
  • Do any of your rooms have bathtubs?
    We have three rooms with claw foot tubs with brass shower heads that come up over the tub. Also, four that have Jacuzzi jet tubs in the room.
    Answered on 22 October 2020
  • Do you have electric car charge points?
    Good evening, Thank you for contacting the Inn regarding an electric car charging point. We unfortunately do not have an electric car charging statio...
    Answered on 18 May 2022
  • If I book through booking.com, will my card be charged right away or do I pay at the property during check in or check out?
    Hello, Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your upcoming dates. We charge 30 days prior to arrival.
    Answered on 23 September 2022
  • What outdoor activities do you offer?
    Santa Barbara have plenty of outdoor activities, like kayaking, hiking, bicycling.... The Hotel have two complimentary cruiser bikes for guests to us...
    Answered on 21 October 2019
  • What does detached private bathroom really mean
    Good morning, Thank you for reaching out with a question about our Mary Simpson Room. This room has a bathroom that is located in the hallway, direct...
    Answered on 19 February 2022
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Facilities of Simpson House Inn
Outdoors
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Cycling
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Adult only
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Wellness facilities
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules Simpson House Inn takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 21:00

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

Check-out

11:00 - 11:30

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

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Simpson House Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The hotel cannot accommodate more than 2 people per room.

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

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.

FAQs about Simpson House Inn

  • Room options at Simpson House Inn include:

    • Double
    • Bungalow

  • Simpson House Inn is 850 yards from the centre of Santa Barbara.

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

  • Simpson House Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling

  • Guests staying at Simpson House Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • American

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Simpson House Inn by:

    • Car 30min

  • Check-in at Simpson House Inn is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:30.