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West Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We never stay at B&Bs, BUT this was so nice!! So cute too. We stayed in the Hayloft room, that had a little deck. Very clean with great service. The staff is so nice too. Breakfast is included and it was delicious!!! They have a wine and apps in the evening. It is in a wonderful location, quiet and a...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lip324, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House inn and we are so happy you enjoyed the Hayloft Room. Thank you for the kind words and we look forward to welcoming you again.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Elegant 19th century house set in a beautiful garden with centenial trees. Stylish decor, excellent and personalised service. Some rooms in the main house, others in cottages at the rear of the garden. Although pleasantly decorated, we found our room too small but maybe we choose the wrong room while booking. We were offered a larger and better accessible room...

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Tony P, Front Office Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Karel V, Thank you so much for the kind words regarding the Simpson House Inn. We are sorry that you could not move to our Carriage Room and enjoy the rest of your trip here. We hope you come to see us again and we can find the perfect room next time. It was a pleasure having you and...

Riverside, California
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is not what I would call a classic bed 'n breakfast establishment, but rather a small luxury inn. But it has the laid-back vibe of one. Beautiful garden setting, peaceful and quiet, but a few short walking blocks away from all the restaurants and shops on State Street. Our family booked two rooms--the large Carriage Room and a smaller...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kaliforniakathy, Thank you staying here at the Simpson House Inn and for your kind words. We appreciate you being here and we will pass along your comments about the breads and muffins to our chef. We appreciate you staying with us and we look forward to your return.

Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Simpson House Inn is beautiful. We had such an amazing stay during our honeymoon. The location is perfect when visiting Santa Barbara – only a few blocks from Main Street, we used their bicycles to ride down to the beach. The service is exceptional; the breakfasts were lovely. We met Barbara who was very friendly and helpful. We can’t...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Oliver W, Congratulations and thank you making the Simpson House Inn part of your memories. Thank you for your kind words about Barbara and we are so fortunate to have her here as part of our staff. We look forward to you returning to Santa Barbara and the Simpson House Inn.

China Grove, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 October 2016

What a great place to relax - this inn is so beautiful and had everything we look for in an B&B. Wonderful historic home and incredible gardens with a fire pit and many places to rest and relax. The afternoon tea is very well done with many delights to sample including some great wine. We had breakfast served on our...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear DJ-Doctor-D, Thank you for staying here at the Simpson House Inn. We are so thankful for your kind words and letting everyone know. We hope to welcome you back to Santa Barbara and the Simpson House again soon.

Ojai, CA
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Simpson House Inn in Santa Barbara is a wonderful retreat from the bustle of everyday life. A historic home, plus tasteful English-style cottages sit among giant oaks and gurgling fountains. A night at Simpson House has the feel of a vacation, because every hour of the stay is extraordinary. On my wife's recent birthday, we stayed in one of...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Daryl and Christine, Thank you for celebrating Christine's birthday here at Simpson House Inn. We are so grateful for you being here and we look forward to seeing you next year.

Claremont, California
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My wife and I were taking a mid-autumn break so we were looking for somewhere comfortable, easy to get to and special. This was it. The house is beautiful. Just off a street just minutes walk from the center of the city. Beautiful, just a little over the top (in a good way) Victorian-style decor. Our room had a window...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Nick32215, Thank you for your kind words and we are so grateful for you staying with us here at Simpson House Inn. Please come back to see us soon.

Huntington Beach, CA
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We just got back from our birthday weekend in Santa Barbara and returned to the quaint Simpson House Inn. Once you pass through the lush private greenery hedge into a peaceful retreat back in time where all the staff treat you like family and the house is impeccably well-kept. They put out a great happy hour with fine local wines...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear DaveandSandy, Thank you for your comments and staying here at the Simpson House Inn. Happy Birthday and we can't wait to welcome you back. Thank you for those kind words and we sincerely hope all of our guests feel like family. Please let me know when you would like to return and we will provide you with a return...

Sierra Vista, Arizona
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were fortunate to be able to spend three nights at the beautiful Simpson House Inn in Santa Barbara last week. What a splendid property! The Victorian home is attractively and comfortably furnished in the period. Our room was charming. So many nice amenities I will probably miss some: welcome sweets with our names on the place card, our names...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Denis B, Thank you for your comments and for staying at the Simpson House Inn. We appreciate your kind remarks and are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Please come back to Santa Barbara and we look forward to pampering you again.

Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to live! Home style breakfast but delicious. Heartwhelming decorations in the room and very quiet. This inn is not far from state street and very convenient for hanging out. Also this inn provide snacks at noon, night and late night.

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Fazhi Z, Thank you so much for your wonderful comments and we are so happy you were able to enjoy our snacks, desserts, wine reception and breakfast each morning. Please come back and see us and we look forward to your return.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Simpson House Inn

Address: 121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: RM1,377 - RM2,678 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simpson House Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Julia and Robert Simpson room, has a wraparound veranda.”
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 of 5 bubbles Choogee, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Hayloft was a beautiful suite”
 of 5 bubbles freds356, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Highly recommend the suites on top floor (Hayloft, Weathervane, etc.) - great views and lots of space!”
 of 5 bubbles MatthewCarlton, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“This was our first stay at the Simpson House Inn. We stayed in the Hayloft Room which was quite beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles 281brucer, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Always search the travel websites for the best rates, then call the hotel directly and give them the option to match/beat.”
 of 5 bubbles Mjfoxx, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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