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Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

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“state street”(109 reviews)
“fire pit”(56 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
Nestled on five acres of tropical gardens, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn is a Spanish-inspired resort hotel with ornate tile and wrought-iron embellishments. The lush gardens feature pathways lined with palms and cascading bougainvillea. The hotel offers two heated tile pools...
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3850 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3112
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8.5 km to Santa Barbara Airport
29 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
4.7 km from Santa Barbara County Courthouse
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Ok, so what makes this hotel is: 1. The family vibe. I was with a friend, and typically I hate family places as they tend to be very noisy and not relaxing. But somehow, even though this is a large main hotel with a lot...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We stayed at Best Western Pepper Tree in Santa Barbara in April 2018 for family reunion celebration. Total over 20 people. I wasn't expecting much from this hotel (don't get me wrong Best Western brand quality is fairly good and predictable), but was completely blown...More

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Response from ChivaunC, General Manager at Best Western Plus Pepper Tree InnResponded 22 May 2018

Dear Elina F, Thank you for your kind review. With most rooms featuring patios or balconies overlooking our garden and pol courtyards, our guests enjoy easy access to the pools and whirlpools. I do hope that you and your family also enjoyed our cozy fire...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed a weekend in June for our daughters graduation from UCSB. This is a nicer Best Western property located on upper State street and right across from a nice mall with the flagship store being Macys. It was packed as it was graduation weekend....More

Thank agingone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good size rooms, very dated but clean, nice fresh towels everyday, toiletries hairdryer iron etc, tea coffee and fruit, nice outside seating area, good location for supermarket, bus ride into Santa Barbara, only 1.75 dollars and really easy to use. Santa Barbara it’s self is...More

Thank ANDREA S
Response from ChivaunC, General Manager at Best Western Plus Pepper Tree InnResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Andrea S. for taking the time to let us know about your stay and thank you for your kind words about the hotel. I'm so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time in our charming city. Kudos to you for using public...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Best Western Pepper Tree Santa Barbara for two nights. It's a great location and the hotel is clean, restaurant fine for breakfast, pool is lovely but the pull out sofa bed is really only suitable for young kids. Our 16 year...More

Thank Deirdre M
Response from ChivaunC, General Manager at Best Western Plus Pepper Tree InnResponded 1 week ago

Greetings Deirdre M, We always appreciate hearing feedback from our guests. Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. Please note that we can offer futon sleeping mats that may provide a more comfortable sleeping experience. You are correct, it...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
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Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$177 - US$337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#8 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$177 - US$337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in Santa Barbara
#8 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#13 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kim T
5 April 2018|
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Response from StefanonHolidays | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in August last year they were in use, very spacious and very reasonable priced
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Tanya M
26 November 2017|
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Richard H
19 February 2017|
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Response from Julie G | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is it is a buffet style breakfast
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"Rooms on the north side have more traffic at night (trains?), while the south had pool noises during the day."
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"upstairs rooms seem best"
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"ask for a room away from the road"
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