Simpson House Inn - Santa Barbara

121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, 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

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa lounge

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

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

Simpson House Inn is a 4-star hotel providing a designer accommodation near to Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and Antioch College. Since 1874, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Santa Barbara.

The city center is 10 minute walking distance from the hotel. A college, a museum and a theater lie a short distance away.

This comfortable hotel is placed within proximity to a landscaped garden and a botanical garden.

Municipal airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Simpson House Inn.

Rooms

Simpson House Inn is a property in Santa Barbara that comes with 15 rooms and provides heating, a private safe, cable TV, a personal computer and a seating area. Simpson House Inn offers rooms with the garden view. They also feature en suite bathrooms fitted with a shower, a bidet and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at Opal Restaurant and Bar and Killer Shrimp located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

The hotel offers limousine and bicycle rental services for travelling a historic area.

Relax

The on-site spa facilities include a spa lounge and a Jacuzzi.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   15.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Adults only
  • Luggage storage
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Limousine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Spa lounge
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex 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

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, 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
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    15

Rooms and availability

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Robert Julia Simpson Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    27 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This room features a spacious private balcony and an en suite bathroom with a bath and a shower. Please note: This room is only accessible via stairs. No lift is available at this property.

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Parlor Room
  • Room size:

    31 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Fireplace
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

The parlor room features a gas fireplace, bay windows, and a shower and tub combination.

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Margaret Simpson Room
  • Room size:

    24 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This double room has a bathrobe, seating area and cable TV. Please note: This room is only accessible via stairs. No lift is available at this property.

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Sun room
  • Room size:

    15 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

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

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Katharine McCormick Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General: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:

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
Mary Simpson Room Detached Private Bath
  • Room size:

    16 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General: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.

Simpson House Inn photos Room
The Garden Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Patio
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

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

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Abbeywood Cottage
Garden view
  • Room size:

    31 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Jacuzzi
    • Fireplace
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Patio
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This bungalow has a fireplace, patio and air conditioning.

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Greenwich Cottage
Garden view
  • Room size:

    31 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Jacuzzi
    • Fireplace
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Patio
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

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

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Plumstead Cottage
Garden view
  • Room size:

    32 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Jacuzzi
    • Fireplace
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Patio
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This bungalow features a sofa, patio and fireplace. Please note: This room is only accessible via stairs. No lift is available at this property.

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Pendle Cottage
Garden view
  • Room size:

    47 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Fireplace
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Patio
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

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

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Weathervane
  • Room size:

    35 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Fireplace
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hot tub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This double room has a balcony, sofa and fireplace. Please note: This room is only accessible via stairs. No lift is available at this property.

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Hayloft
  • Room size:

    41 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Fireplace
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This air-conditioned room features a balcony and a fireplace. Please note: This room has a 2-person maximum. Please note: This room is only accessible via stairs. No lift is available at this property.

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Tack Room
  • Room size:

    33 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Fireplace
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This double room has a patio, DVD player and fireplace.

Simpson House Inn photos Room
Carriage Room
  • Room size:

    44 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Jacuzzi
    • Fireplace
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This double room features a fireplace, sofa and spa bath.

Simpson House Inn photos Exterior Hotel information
Room Selected at Check
Garden view
  • Room size:

    2 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Patio
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Please note the room type and bed type will be allocated upon check-in. It might be a higher room category but is subject to availability upon arrival.

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

Local attractions

  • Reagan Ranch Center2.2 km
    217 State Street, Santa Barbara
  • Stearns Wharf2.6 km
    Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden2.9 km
    1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
  • Carriage & Western Art Museum2.4 km
    129 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
  • Chase Palm Park2.7 km
    323 E Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara

Near the hotel

  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse760 m
    1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara
  • Karpeles Manuscript Library750 m
    21 West Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara
  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park1.1 km
    123 E Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum1.4 km
    653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art750 m
    1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
  • Mission Santa Barbara1.0 km
    2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum1.3 km
    136 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara

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: CAD 27 - CAD 46

  • 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: CAD 12 - CAD 44

  • 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
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    Hotel Address:

    121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, 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
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      15