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Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I had to stay in Santa Barbara for more than a month and was fortunate to stay in a beautiful hotel with a great staff. The staff is unbelievably nice and accommodating. I give this hotel the highest recommendation.

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear TyEllis, Thanks for leaving us an awesome review! We are so glad you had an enjoyable experience with us. We understand that spending a month in a hotel may seem like a daunting experience at times; however, we try our very best to make sure that our long-term guests feel one hundred percent comfortable and satisfied. Hopefully, we were...

Reviewed 25 May 2016

Hotel Indigo is in a great location with walking distance to many attractions. It's very close to the Funk Zone, the beach and State Street. There are many shops, restaurants, wineries, and breweries to visit. The hotel is clean, smells good, and the staff is very friendly. The rooms are a bit compact but clean and stylish. The bathrooms are...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Falina M, Thanks for leaving us a review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Being located in the heart of Santa Barbara really does have its perks. Hopefully next time you visit you'll be able to explore our town on our complimentary bikes. There's something magical about watching the sunset while you ride along...

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This stay was part of my graduation road trip with my dad and my dog. Prior to our stay at Indigo, we had been to 3 hotels and would go onto one more. From the moment we checked in, Indigo had clearly provided exceptional customer service that separated itself from anywhere else we'd been. Heidi at the front desk was...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Aj10232006, First of all, congratulations on your graduation! Second of all, thank you for leaving us such a kind and positive review. We really appreciate your feedback. It makes us incredibly happy to hear that we were able to create a warm and welcoming environment for both you and your pup. Being a pet friendly hotel means we accept...

Reviewed 22 May 2016

Have stayed there on business 3 times this year so far. I have chosen to return because it is a little different from the typical cookie-cutter north american hotel, together with its location. Have always found the rooms clean and well presented. Rooms are small and bathroom layout is typical of what you might find in Europe. It is not...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear aeiny, Thanks for leaving us a review! We really appreciate your loyalty and hope you continue to stay with us when you come to Santa Barbara. One of the really cool aspects of our hotel is, as you mentioned, the fact that we aren't a cookie-cutter hotel. We are a unique, contemporary, eco-friendly hotel that doubles as an art...

Port Washington, New York
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Disclaimer that I was asked to write the review in exchange for having parking charges credited. Hotel is in a great location in funk zone and by pier. Excellent area for walking around. Staff is great, very helpful and courteous. They have loaner bikes to cruise around on nearby bike trails. The room I had was very small, but laid...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear ice-cha, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a detailed review! We really appreciate your honest feedback and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We have many business travelers stay with us throughout the week, which is why we try to make it feel as if they are staying at their home away from home....

Torrance, California
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Ive never been to Santa Barbara and when my gf mentioned shed wanted to visit there for our anniversary we started looking up hotels to stay at we came across hotel indigo and right away we knew we had to book a room . The art and decor of the entire hotel is beautiful clean and also has a wonderful...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear alex_durk992, First of all, thank you for leaving us such a kind and positive review! We really appreciate your awesome feedback. Second of all, congratulations on your anniversary! Whenever we have guests celebrating an important occasion with us, we always try to make sure that it is special and memorable. Hopefully you got a chance to celebrate and take...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Hotel Indigo is in a great location (right in the funk zone and very close to the wharf). It is decorated beautifully and the staff is very helpful. The rooms are cute, the beds are comfortable. That's all the good stuff. Now, the rest. No food or bar in the hotel, the rooms are so small (no fridge/minibar, shower pretty...

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Amanda L, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear takkt, Thanks so much for leaving us a review! I'm sorry to hear that you had mixed reviews about your stay. Unfortunately, our old restaurant recently shut down, however there are many amazing restaurants located in the Funk Zone, only a block or two away, as well as on State Street and along the waterfront. The hotel itself is...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a 4 (2 rooms) and the bed was one of the comfiest we have had during our trip around California. The extras were also good (good brand of shampoo, soap etc). Great bathroom/shower and we also had a little patio. The only issue was the building work around the hotel. Theres a lot and it starts...

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Amanda L, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Laurenoflondon, Thanks so much for leaving us a review! We are happy to hear that you mostly enjoyed your stay! Unfortunately you are right, there is construction taking place outside of the hotel and we are just as excited as you are to have it completed. However, to make sure our guests are able to sleep soundly, we make...

Reviewed 6 May 2016

The staff was very helpful and informative. The location was great but there is quite a bit of construction going on next to the hotel. The common areas are filled with great art pieces which was a pleasant surprise. The room was on the small side but overall a great experience.

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Amanda L, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Jeff F, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so glad to hear that the staff was able to accommodate all of your needs. The front desk staff definitely doubles as our concierge, so they know all the hottest spots in town for food, drinks, art, and entertainment! Unfortunately, you are right, there is...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The hotel is functional and efficient but the dominating issue is construction around the hotel. Not in the hotel but almost every building around the hotel is being built higher. I am sure once it is complete it will look great except I think it will block any view of the ocean that this hotel has or had. The rooms...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear waynesunne, Thanks for leaving us a review! We appreciate your feedback. I'm sorry to hear that you had mixed feelings about your stay. Unfortunately, our neighborhood is under construction at the moment. However, we are just as excited as you are to have our Funk Zone neighborhood completed. We are currently having the Museum of Exploration and Innovation being...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara blends historic splendor with sophisticated design and offers eco-friendly, artful lodging steps from the Funk Zone, Stearns Wharf, and Urban Wine Trail. Contemporary art, colorful murals, and a plant-filled living wall grace this 41-room boutique hotel. Guest rooms feature spa-inspired showers with Aveda products and the smaller footprint characteristic of environmentally friendly lodging. Select rooms have private outdoor gardens and mountain views. Facilities include a business center, fitness room, boardroom, art library, living wall, open air lounges, and a MCASB Satellite art museum. Stay in the heart of art at Santa Barbara's hottest address! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara

Address: 121 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3529
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: RM983 - RM1,687 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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#3 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#15 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#26 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“upstairs, ask for quiet room”
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“Rooms are small, go for a queen instead of King, you will have more room”
 of 5 bubbles 548sj, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“To get more space, book a room with a garden sitting area. It was worth the extra $$”
 of 5 bubbles AnneAndrews, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a neighbor with a dog who barked quite a bit- but we weren't bothered. No other noises-but loved our patio on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles amybY7093QW, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were pretty much the same, ask for a first floor with a patio if they are available.”
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