This historic hotel in downtown Santa Barbara is a 5-minute drive to the beach and Stearns Wharf. It is surrounded by an acre of gardens. Guests can enjoy the property's free WiFi as well. Each room at The Upham Hotel is uniquely decorated. Plush seating areas are featured and flat-screen TVs are included. Louie’s Restaurant, located on site, serves California comfort food and features an extensive wine selection. Shoreline Park and Santa Barbara City College are a 10-minute drive from this hotel and country house. Santa Barbara Museum of Art is just a 5-minute walk away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
2 large double beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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1 large double bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.9
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.9
Comfort
9.0
Value for money
7.7
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
9.3
High score for Santa Barbara
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Janko
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Location was excellent, a quiet side road at the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. Lovely surroundings within a small complex of colonial houses.
  • Michael
    United States United States
    STAFF WAS FRIENDLY BED WAS GREAT AND TOWELS WERE WONDERFUL. OLD VICTORIAN FEEL AND A GREAT PORCH TO HAVE BREAKFAST OR DINNER ON.
  • Ralph
    United States United States
    Everything. Great hosts, excellent afternoon wine and an above average breakfast in the sun room in the morning.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Louie's California Bistro
    • Cuisine
      American
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Traditional

Facilities of The Upham Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Activities
  • Happy hour
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

Property practices

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

House rules
The Upham Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in
From 16:00
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
Check-out
Until 12:00
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 option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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.

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

FAQs about The Upham Hotel

  • Check-in at The Upham Hotel is from 16:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Room options at The Upham Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Quadruple

  • The Upham Hotel is 550 yards from the centre of Santa Barbara. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Upham Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Louie's California Bistro

  • Guests staying at The Upham Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The Upham Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Happy hour

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