Simpson House Inn - Santa Barbara

121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 93101  show map
 4 stars
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Simpson House Inn - Santa Barbara

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Swim-up bar

Cafe

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Editorial review:

This amazing and charming Victorian bed and breakfast is located on a delightful estate with an English country garden. The rooms are gorgeous and the staff is top-notch. Some critics disliked the prices of the smaller rooms.

Overview

The pleasant Simpson House Inn is a 4-star property located 1450 meters away from Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara. Built in 1874, the hotel is a combination of historic architecture and contemporary facilities.

Guests will enjoy a central location in the heart of Santa Barbara. The property is located within a 10-minute walk to the center of Santa Barbara.

The hotel is situated near a museum, a college and a theater.

Simpson House Inn can be reached in a 20-minute drive from Municipal airport.

Rooms

The property comprises 15 designer rooms equipped with heating, wireless internet, a laptop-size safe, a kitchen and a dressing room. Some rooms at Simpson House Inn have a view over the patio. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms featuring a hairdryer, a bidet and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

At the garden restaurant guests can enjoy international cuisine. Coffee, tea and refreshments are offered in the poolside bar. Guests can dine at Opal Restaurant and Bar and CrushCafe located within 10 minutes' walk away.

Services

There are limousine and bicycle rentals available on site.

Relax

On-site treatment facilities feature Turkish steam bath and massage.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   15.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Cycling
  • Golf desk

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • High chairs
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Water slides
  • Playground
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Night club
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa center
  • Spa lounge
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Bottled water
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 93101

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City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    700 m
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    12.3 km
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    61.2 km
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    2.3 km
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    2.3 km
Restaurants
  • Killer Shrimp (cuisine: American)
    270 m
  • Opal Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Californian)
    480 m
Parks
  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
    1.1 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    15

Rooms and availability

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • Spacious balcony
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Fireplace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Jacuzzi
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This double room has air conditioning, seating area and DVD player. Please note: This room is only accessible via stairs. No lift is available at this property.

Simpson House Inn photos Room
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Bathroom:Jacuzzi
  • Dining:Kitchen unit
Tradition King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Fireplace
    • + More
  • Dining:Kitchen unit
Simpson House Inn photos Room
Bungalow
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Jacuzzi
    • Fireplace
    • + More
  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This bungalow features a seating area, DVD player and patio.

Superior Queen Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
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Superior King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Fireplace
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  • General:Terrace
Simpson House Inn photos Room
Private Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

A private bathroom is located across the common hallway and is detached from the room. Please note: This room is only accessible via stairs. No lift is available at this property.

Luxury Bungalow
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • General:Terrace
Luxury Cottage
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Jacuzzi
    • Fireplace
    • + More

Simpson House Inn Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Jazz Hall500 m
  • Soho700 m
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse800 m
  • Mission Santa Barbara900 m

Popular areas

  • City Center600 m

Historical sites

  • Presidio State Historic Park1.1 km

Museums

  • Karpeles Manuscript Library700 m
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art700 m
  • Santa Barbara Festival Ballet1.0 km
  • Santa Barbara Performing Arts1.1 km

Parks

  • Santa Barbara Recreation Div900 m
  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park1.1 km
  • EL Presidio de Santa Barbara State Park1.2 km

Halls

  • Victoria Hall500 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Southern CA Institute of Law200 m
  • Santa Barbara College of Law500 m
  • Santa Barbara Clg-Oriental Med500 m
  • Wellness Ctr-Research Edctn600 m
  • Fielding Institute800 m
  • Institute For Holistic Studies1.1 km

Theaters

  • Arlington Theater500 m
  • Granada Theater600 m
  • The Granada Theater700 m
  • Lobero Theatre Foundation1.2 km

Air business related

  • Arlington Center For the Performing Arts500 m

Medical care and Hospitals

  • US Veterans Ctr400 m
  • St Francis Medical Center700 m

Casinos

  • Thomas Casino Systems1.1 km

College Campuses

  • Fielding Graduate University700 m

Local attractions

  • Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market 1.6 km
    Santa Barbara and Cota Streets
  • Carr Winery2.0 km
    414 N Salsipuedes St
  • Moreton Bay Fig Tree2.1 km
    Montecito and Chapala Streets
  • Chocolate Maya2.0 km
    15 W Gutierrez St
  • Yoga Soup2.0 km
    28 Parker Way

Near the hotel

  • Santa Barbara Conference & Visitor\'s Bureau & Film Commission 120 m
    1601 Anacapa St
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse740 m
    1100 Anacapa St
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art750 m
    1130 State St
  • The Historic La Arcada Courtyard 780 m
    1114 State St
  • Arlington Theatre510 m
    1317 State St., Santa Barbara
  • The Granada Theatre660 m
    1214 State Street, Santa Barbara
  • Karpeles Manuscript Library780 m
    21 West Anapamu Street

Restaurants nearby

  • Killer Shrimp270 m

    Address: 416 State Street
    Phone: 8052849262

    57% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Carlitos Cafe y Cantina490 m

    Address: 1324 State St
    Phone: 805-962-7117

    72% likes this, based on 183 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Price Range: ZAR 254 - ZAR 427

  • CrushCafe460 m

    Address: 1315 Anacapa Street
    Phone: 805.963.3752

    70% likes this, based on 24 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Opal Restaurant and Bar480 m

    Address: 1325 State St
    Phone: (805) 966-9676

    72% likes this, based on 277 reviews
    Cuisine: Californian
    Price Range: ZAR 115 - ZAR 415

  • Crushcakes Cupcakery460 m

    Address: 1315 Anacapa St
    Phone: 805.963.9353

    76% likes this, based on 40 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    15
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Simpson House Inn Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Simpson House Inn

Average guest rating

9.2out of 10
Superb
Based on 25 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
9.0
Service
9.7
Value
9.3
Location
9.3

Guest reviews

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Simpson House Inn - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 93101

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Santa Barbara
      700 m
    Airports
    • Municipal (SBA)
      12.3 km
    • Cunnamulla (CMA)
      61.2 km
    Train Stations
    • Santa Barbara Amtrak
      2.3 km
    • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
      2.3 km
    Restaurants
    • Killer Shrimp (cuisine: American)
      270 m
    • Opal Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Californian)
      480 m
    Parks
    • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
      1.1 km
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      15