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    Simpson House Inn

    121 E Arrellaga St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1903
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          US$564
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          Overview
          • Excellent89%
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          • Average2%
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          This is a private guest house / boutique hotel that has been lovingly cared for and restored over the years. With all the modern amenities - speedy wifi , net flicks etc - it is also incredibly peaceful and calm - the terraces and garden...More

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          Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

          We stayed two nights in this beautiful hotel. The staff were so friendly and the overall feel was of being in a part of old England! We were made to feel very special - everything was personalised - down to the breakfast menus! The breakfasts...More

          Thank LindaT1313
          Reviewed 5 days ago

          Stayed here in May for three nights and it was heaven. Beautiful understated elegance. We were in the garden room and it had its own private terrace on which we had breakfast served every morning. The breakfast was always different and delicious. Every evening canapés...More

          Thank suefromstoke
          Reviewed 6 days ago

          I am a business traveler who stays at first class hotels every week on the road and wanted to experience something a bit different while traveling with my Family to Santa Barbara. Simpson House was recommended by a friend who lives in Santa Barbara and...More

          Thank vincesf
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We really liked this hotel. It is clean and in perfect condition. The staff is helpful and professional. They have cookies, coffee and juices available all day plus a happy hour and good breakfast. It is quiet and about a fifteen minute walk to town...More

          Thank jimandcarolstravels
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          • US$368 - US$651 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          Erika S
          Can I get a fridge in my room?
          20 May 2017|
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          Response from suemedav | Reviewed this property |
          Not sure probably not but why would you want one they have coffee & tea in lounge area & a great free happy hour with canapés
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          sunny77us
          Do any of your rooms have two beds? My sister and I plan to visit Santa Barbara this summer. Thank you-S. Hanson
          2 February 2017|
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          Response from Yvonne R | Reviewed this property |
          I am sure a quick call or email to The Simpson House Inn will deliver a definitive answer. I have only stayed in rooms that had a Queen bed and a King bed. I do suspect they have a room that may accommodate your needs... More
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          sunny77us
          Do any of your rooms have two beds? My sister and I plan to visit Santa Barbara this summer. Thank you-S. Hanson
          2 February 2017|
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          Response from JSheiner | Reviewed this property |
          I don't know. We had a queen.
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          "The Garden Room is very private but the upstairs rooms have fabulous balconies."
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          "We were in the smallest room, the sun room, and it was very nice."
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          "If you have the option of booking the room with the balcony/roof area - highly recommend. You can have..."
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          "Our first time there. it looks like the rooms and cottages may vary."
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