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

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About The Upham Hotel

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  • Do you have handicap rooms?

    We have 1 ADA room on our property.


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    Answered on January 10, 2020
  • We would like to book the room with 2 queen beds. There are only 2 of us. What would the price be for that? Thank you, Rebecca

    For more information about rates and room types, please give us a call at (805) 962-0058. Thank you.


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    Answered on May 6, 2021
  • I booked a room but do not see my confirmation

    Please give us a call so we can further assist you, thank you.


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    Answered on September 18, 2021
  • Parking? Free? Safe?

    We provide complimentary parking on-site along with an alternate parking lot available each Friday beginning at 5 p.m. to Sunday ending at 5 p.m. The alternate lot borders our property and we will provide a parking pass upon your arrival.


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    Answered on June 27, 2021
  • Hi do you do early check in?

    Hello, Yes, we do offer early check ins. However we can never guarantee early check ins just make the request. Our guaranteed check in time is at 4:00pm.


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    Asked about: King Room • Answered on August 25, 2021
  • Do offer complementary bikes?

    Unfortunately, we do not offer complimentary bikes, but we do work with Santa Barbara Bikes To Go and provide a 10% discount for all bike rentals. There are also BCycle electric bikes available for rent on State Street.


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    Answered on September 20, 2021
  • Do you have tv’s in the room?

    Yes, all rooms have TV's depending on the room type the TV could be in a sitting area or in the bedroom.


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    Answered on October 5, 2021
  • What is check in and check out times

    Check in time is at 3:00pm and Check out is at 12:00pm


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    Answered on May 6, 2021
  • Is there smoking areas on property?

    Unfortunately no. We are a non-smoking property. The city of Santa Barbara is also does not allow smoking in any public areas.


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    Asked about: Fireplace Garden King • Answered on March 27, 2021
  • Are all rooms ground floor friendly, I can’t do too many steps :)

    Hello, No, not all of our rooms are on ground level. You can always request a room on the ground floor, our bungalows and cottages are on ground level as well as our suites. Thank you, Front Desk


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    Answered on August 10, 2021
  • Is parking available on site?

    Parking is available on this site.


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    Asked about: King Room • Answered on April 23, 2021
  • Is there a charge to park your car?

    We do not charge for parking. It is limited and not guaranteed, on the first come first serve basis. We do have an overflow parking on the weekend.


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    Answered on November 24, 2021
  • Do you have gym or pass for one

    We don't have a gym but we do sell day passes to Gold Gym for $15 dollars.


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    Asked about: Junior King Room • Answered on October 11, 2019
  • Do you allow pets?

    Unfortunately, we are not a pet friendly hotel. Service dogs are allowed though per California law.


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    Asked about: Queen Room • Answered on June 27, 2021
  • Are you small dog friendly?

    Unfortunately we do not allow dogs on the property unless they are service animals.


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    Answered on August 14, 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Granada Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art
    0.3 miles
  • Brooks Institute of Photography
    0.8 miles
  • Antioch College
    0.8 miles
  • Santa Barbara Winery
    1.2 miles
  • Area 5.1
    1.2 miles
  • Santa Barbara Wine Collective
    1.2 miles
  • Les Marchands
    1.2 miles
  • Kunin Wines
    1.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Santa Barbara City College
    1.4 miles
  • Westmont College
    3.3 miles
  • Coral Casino Beach & Cabana Club
    3.9 miles
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    7.9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • West Beach
    1.4 miles
  • East Beach
    1.4 miles
  • Leadbetter Beach
    1.6 miles
  • One Thousand Steps Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Arroyo Burro Beach
    2.3 miles
Public transit
  • Train Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    1.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Santa Barbara Airport
    7.4 miles
How to get to The Upham Hotel from Santa Barbara Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Louie's

Amenities of The Upham Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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House rules The Upham Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express The Upham Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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.

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

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.

FAQs about The Upham Hotel

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Upham Hotel by:

    • Car 20min

  • The Upham Hotel is 1,650 feet from the center of Santa Barbara.

  • Check-in at The Upham Hotel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Upham Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • The Upham Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Louie's

  • Room options at The Upham Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Quad
    • Triple

  • The prices at The Upham Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)