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    Simpson House Inn

    121 E Arrellaga St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1903
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    All reviews the main house b b sun room greenwich cottage hors d'oeuvres and wine parlor room carriage room tall hedges tack room garden cottage the cottages breakfast delivered cookies afternoon wine private deck small touches bed and breakfast early evening beautiful grounds turndown service
    Reviewed yesterday

    I stayed in the Hayloft room for 1 night and the room was beautiful and comfortable. I just wished the room was bigger. Nicole, the host was amazing. She went above what I expected and made my stay a pleasant stay. Now I regret only...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I am just back from a 4-night stay at the Simpson House wishing I could have stayed longer! Built in 1874, the inn has been lovingly restored and maintained since the 1990s. I had the smallest room, the Mary Simpson, with a private bath in...More

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    Response from Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn

    Dear Sunstarved63, Thank you so much for staying at the Simpson House Inn and for the wonderful comments. We are so grateful for you staying with us and we look forward to your return.

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    My fiancé and I stayed here in the Pendle cottage suite for a couple of nights and loved it! The place felt like a home. We had a nice king size bed on the upstairs level and a comfortable couch and fireplace downstairs with a...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    we rented a group of rooms to celebrate my mother's 70th birthday. Simpson House was even more pleasant and, dare I say, enchanting than the photos indicate. Great place to stay, great location and great people running it. I will visit againMore

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    Response from Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn

    Dear thegreatandyschmidt"JK", Thank you for your kind words and celebrating your mothers birthday here at the Simpson House Inn. The staff enjoyed serving you and your family and we look forward to serving you again. Your parents are so wonderful and it was an honor...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We enjoyed the Simpson House so much that we might have set a record for the longest stay! Quite simply it's incredibly comfortable, private and friendly, and almost like staying with your favorite family members while living in comfort and style. Not to mention the...More

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    Response from Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn

    Dear Jacob H, It was a pleasure having you and your wife here with us here at the Simpson House Inn. We think you may have set the record of length of stay but we hope you will break that record again next year. Bring...More

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    • Breakfast included
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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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    Dper4110
    Can you tell me if the wine and cheese reception is daily and at what time?
    5 August 2016|
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    Response from Tony P | Property representative |
    Hello Nicole and all responders, Thank you everyone for being part of the Simpson House Inn tradition. Our wine reception occurs each evening from 5:30pm until 6:30pm.
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    Room Tips
    "Every room is fantastic. We stayed in the Robert & Julia room and enjoyed the expansive deck for..."
    Jacob H, 14 days agoRead review
    "driveway is a bit tight but provides comp parking"
    FlamingoResortSpa, 22 days agoRead review
    "I'd be inclined to take one of the outbuildings -- more secluded."
    winst0n4, 1 month agoRead review
    "Julia and Robert Simpson room, has a wraparound veranda."
    Choogee, 1 month agoRead review
    "Hayloft was a beautiful suite"
    fred s, 1 month agoRead review
    "Highly recommend the suites on top floor (Hayloft, Weathervane, etc.) - great views and lots of space!"
    MatthewCarlton, 2 months agoRead review
    "This was our first stay at the Simpson House Inn. We stayed in the Hayloft Room which was quite beautiful."
    Bruce R, 2 months agoRead review
    "Always search the travel websites for the best rates, then call the hotel directly and give them the option..."
    Mjfoxx, 2 months agoRead review
    "Our garden room was small for the amount of luggage we had. I'd pick something bigger next time."
    Dancesonbeach, 2 months agoRead review
    "Parlor room was quite spacious on first floor."
    Maria H, 3 months agoRead review
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