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Simpson House Inn

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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
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5 Star accommodation
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3 Sep4 Sep
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent several days at this charming bed and breakfast in downtown Santa Barbara. The property is walled off by a high hedge which hides it from the street and provides a private enclave of well-tended grounds with several fountains, lots of greenery and many...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 2 days ago

As already noted, we had a wonderful visit in every way. Food, service, location, staff friendliness, grounds, a perfect place to visit and use a headquarters for visiting Santa Barbara. We have stayed there previously and will plan again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The extra touches are so impressive...water and sodas in the room are complimentary, several books in the room are complimentary for the taking, robes and slippers are set out, a car care area, breakfast delivered directly to your room for no extra fee. This place...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The location could not have been better, a short walk to the town, a short bike ride to the Mission. All this in a quiet, beautifully appointed historic house, with a garden to enjoy and relax in. The breakfasts, wine tasting (with heavy appetizers) and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

ARRIVAL/CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT We drove up to the inn, hidden behind a hedge on Arrellaga street. The driveway is marked with a small sign nestled in the hedge, leading you into a small lot. There are more spaces than you’d expect, and the lot was manageable. I...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Room Service
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$381 - US$676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$381 - US$676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dizzy_gal_linds
6 October 2017|
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Response from Tony P | Property representative |
Hello, we are 1.5 miles from the beach.
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Erika S
20 May 2017|
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Response from franc0file | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if all rooms have a fridge, but the one we stayed in did ( small, but it did the trick)
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sunny77us
2 February 2017|
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Response from sunny77us |
I did call and they got back to me immediately. They don't have a room with 2 beds for me and my sister sadly. Such a beautiful place though – I would love to visit with my husband!
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"Take a cottage."
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"Check the website for descriptions and photos of rooms & cottages. The cottages feel like your own..."
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"Stay in original house or adjacent cottages. All lovely and immaculately appointed."
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"Cottages are lovely but may have stairs, etc. to navigate."
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