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“Serene hotel with stylish bungalows dotted around the lush 7-acre gardens, minutes from Santa Barbara and the Pacific beaches. The refined rooms are furnished with rich fabrics, and all feature a private balcony or patio. The infinity-pool, spa, and restaurant all boast spectacular ocean views”

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“Serene hotel with stylish bungalows dotted around the lush 7-acre gardens, minutes from Santa Barbara and the Pacific beaches. The refined rooms are furnished with rich fabrics, and all feature a private balcony or patio. The infinity-pool, spa, and restaurant all boast spectacular ocean views”

Hotel Overview

“This hotel has not yet been inspected and reviewed by the Hotel Guru but has been recommended by other guides that we respect.”

Recommended for
  • Beach Life
  • The hotel has a free shuttle service and electric bikes to reach the Pacific beaches of Santa Barbara
  • Spa breaks
  • Local exploring
  • Only 5 minutes' drive from central Santa Barbara, with the Mission, Botanical Gardens and Municipal Golf Course all featuring
  • Romantic Break
  • Total relaxation
  • Families
  • Groups
  • Active Holiday

Facilities

  • Towelling robes
  • Business Centre
  • Free wifi
  • WiFi is available in all areas, free of charge.
  • Wifi
  • Satellite / Cable TV
  • Concierge
  • Parking
  • Shops
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Massage
  • Meeting Room
  • Rooms with balcony/terrace
  • Each rooms offer a balcony or a patio with garden views.
  • Fireplace
  • Each suite features a fireplace.
  • Car not required
  • Car hire is available to guests
  • Bar
  • The bar is cosy, using herbs plucked from the garden to vreate signature cocktails
  • Family Suites
  • Suites
  • Disabled access
  • Swimming Pool
  • The hotel has a heated outdoor saltwater infinity-pool with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean
  • Restaurant
  • Serving seasonal Californian cuisine in a bright dining room or outdoor terrace with unobstructed ocean views
  • Spa
  • The spa is impressive and well-equipped
  • Room service
  • Sitting Room
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Gym
  • Garden
  • The hotel features 7 acres of beautiful gardens to explore
  • Air conditioning

Activities

  • Trekking
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Tennis
  • Wine tasting
  • Take a walking wine tour, the Urban Wine Trail, tasting some of the central coast's finest wines
  • Surfing

Map & Location

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92 rooms from $343 per night

Hotel Overview

Recommended for
  • Beach Life
  • The hotel has a free shuttle service and electric bikes to reach the Pacific beaches of Santa Barbara
  • Spa breaks
  • Local exploring
  • Only 5 minutes' drive from central Santa Barbara, with the Mission, Botanical Gardens and Municipal Golf Course all featuring
  • Romantic Break
  • Total relaxation
  • Families
  • Groups
  • Active Holiday
Activities
  • Trekking
  • Cycling
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Wine tasting
  • Take a walking wine tour, the Urban Wine Trail, tasting some of the central coast's finest wines
  • Surfing
Other highlights
  • Eco
  • The hotel uses eco-friendly cleaning products and light bulbs, and the gardens provide many herbs and vegetables
  • Views
  • Free wifi
  • WiFi is available in all areas, free of charge.
  • Charming
  • Wellbeing
  • Family Suites
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Rooms with balcony/terrace
  • Each rooms offer a balcony or a patio with garden views.
  • Disabled access
  • Beach nearby
  • Artworks
  • A Damian Hirst silkscreen in diamond dust hangs in the lobby, and a Charles Arnoldi painting is in the dining room
  • Restaurant
  • Serving seasonal Californian cuisine in a bright dining room or outdoor terrace with unobstructed ocean views
  • Spa
  • The spa is impressive and well-equipped
  • In/by a Nature Reserve
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Gym
  • Chic

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