Our Story

Elegant & Intimate by Design

Escape to Spanish Garden Inn, a jewel among Santa Barbara boutique hotels and your intimate retreat in the heart of downtown. Revel in genuine boutique accommodations, elegantly appointed and nestled in our lush garden surroundings. Discover for yourself the tranquil ambiance and ever attentive service that have made us the top rated hotel in Santa Barbara, California.

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Rated Top 25 of the Best Small Hotels
in the United States​
Rated Top 25 of Hotels for Service
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Guest Rooms

Elegant & Exclusive Accommodations

Spanish Garden Inn offers thoughtfully-appointed Santa Barbara accommodations inspired by the timeless beauty of Spain. Our 24 deluxe rooms and suites provide a private and intimate escape from the hustle of the day, all in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara near State Street.

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Deluxe Rooms

Our eight deluxe guest rooms come abundantly appointed to provide a tranquil and relaxing stay for 1-4 guests. Each deluxe room is uniquely styled and highlighted by warm Spanish accents and original art pieces from the Santa Barbara local area. 

Superior King Room
Superior Rooms

Our ten Superior King rooms feature a generous living space complemented by our locally sourced décor and exemplary amenities. Plush bed linens, our signature Frette® bath robes and an oversized deep-soaking tub make your accommodations at our restful oasis in the heart of downtown.

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Stay in sublime comfort in one of five Junior Suites or our exquisite Barcelona Suite. Our most spacious Santa Barbara suites feature separate sitting areas, luxury bedding and a full appointment of the finest amenities. Our signature Spanish design and authentic local artwork highlight the space.

Our History

The Story of the Spanish Garden Inn

Art and architecture are ingrained in every aspect of the Spanish Garden Inn, which also has a rich history— one that exemplifies the lush landscape and spirit of the region. As distinctive as the name suggests, the hotel is a true piece of art in its own, with expressions of contemporary sophistication and Spanish-style that captures the essence of Santa Barbara.

The Best of Santa Barbara

Take advantage of vibrant attractions only moments from our Santa Barbara luxury hotel. Explore State Street and the historic Presidio District, world-class museums, fine wineries, shopping and more, just beyond our front door.


Getaways & Special Offers

Extensive amenities for your luxury stay include gas fireplaces, complimentary high-speed Internet access, 40″ HDTVs and available DVD library. Other exclusive perks include French press coffee makers as well as decadent bedding and bath accessories such as 300-thread count Italian linens, towels and bathrobes. Luxurious deep-soaking tubs are also available. All of our Santa Barbara boutique hotel accommodations feature either a private balcony or serene garden patio.

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Presidio Neighborhood Wine Tour

What was once Spanish fortresses is now home to a variety of locally owned wine tasting rooms.  Experience a Santa Barbara wine tasting journey as you visit four of our favorite wine tasting rooms.

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Sunset Horseback Ride Package

Ride the trails of the Santa Ynez Mountains on horseback to experience Santa Barbara’s local flora and hidden treasures. A sunset horseback ride will give you the best views the valley has to offer.                                                                       

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Mas Tiempo at the Spanish Garden Inn

Experience the heart of Santa Barbara at Spanish Garden Inn! Stay two nights and get 15% off our Best Flexible Rate.



Flexible Cancellations

Enjoy peace of mind with flexible cancellations until 3:00pm, 48 hours prior to arrival. 
For Stays until 12/31/20.