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

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa lounge

Laundry

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 offers designer rooms in proximity to Ty Warner Sea Center, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and Santa Barbara Deep Sea. Since 1874, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Santa Barbara.

Simpson House Inn is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Santa Barbara. A college, a museum and a theater lie a short distance away.

The hotel allows quick access 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 offers 15 guestrooms appointed with heating, cable TV with on-demand movies, a private safe, a seating area and wireless internet with all the sights of Santa Barbara within easy access. The rooms look on to the garden. Bathrooms come with a shower, a bidet and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy Californian and American cuisine of Opal Restaurant and Bar, which is about 500 meters away.

Services

The on-site limousine and bicycle rentals are also available.

Relax

The property awaits guests with 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
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free 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

  • Fitness center
  • 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

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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

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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
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
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 27 m²
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  • Air conditioning
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This room features a spacious private balcony and an en suite bathroom with a bath and a shower.

Room facilities
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    Parlor Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 31 m²
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    The parlor room features a gas fireplace, bay windows, and a shower and tub combination.

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      Margaret Simpson Room
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 24 m²
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      This double room has a bathrobe, seating area and cable TV.

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        Sun room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 15 m²
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        This double room has a bathrobe, air conditioning and DVD player.

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          Katharine McCormick Room
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 20 m²
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          This double room has air conditioning, seating area and DVD player.

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            Simpson House Inn photos Room
            Mary Simpson Room Detached Private Bath
            Bed type: King-size bed
            Size: 16 m²
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            A private bathroom is located across the common hallway and is detached from the room.

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              The Garden Room
              Size: 20 m²
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              This bungalow features a seating area, DVD player and patio.

              Room facilities
                Simpson House Inn photos Room
                Abbeywood Cottage
                Size: 31 m²
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                This bungalow has a fireplace, patio and air conditioning.

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                  Greenwich Cottage
                  Size: 31 m²
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                  This bungalow features a seating area, DVD player and fireplace.

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                    Plumstead Cottage
                    Size: 32 m²
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                    • Air conditioning
                    • Shower
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                    This bungalow features a sofa, patio and fireplace.

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                      Pendle Cottage
                      Size: 47 m²
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                      • Air conditioning
                      • Shower
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                      This bungalow has a seating area, oven and DVD player.

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                        Simpson House Inn photos Room
                        Weathervane
                        Bed type: King-size bed
                        Size: 35 m²
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                        • Air conditioning
                        • Shower
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                        This double room has a balcony, sofa and fireplace.

                        Room facilities
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                          Hayloft
                          Bed type: King-size bed
                          Size: 41 m²
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                          • Air conditioning
                          • Shower
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                          This double room features a balcony, fireplace and air conditioning.

                          Room facilities
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                            Tack Room
                            Bed type: King-size bed
                            Size: 33 m²
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                            • Air conditioning
                            • Shower
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                            This double room has a patio, DVD player and fireplace.

                            Room facilities
                              Simpson House Inn photos Room
                              Carriage Room
                              Bed type: King-size bed
                              Size: 44 m²
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                              • Air conditioning
                              • Shower
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                              This double room features a fireplace, sofa and spa bath.

                              Room facilities
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                                Room Selected at Check
                                Size: 2 m²
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                                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.

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                                  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

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                                  What's nearby

                                  Tourist attractions

                                  • Jazz Hall - 500 m
                                  • Soho - 700 m
                                  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 800 m
                                  • Mission Santa Barbara - 900 m

                                  Popular areas

                                  • City Center - 600 m

                                  Historical sites

                                  • Presidio State Historic Park - 1.1 km

                                  Museums

                                  • Karpeles Manuscript Library - 700 m
                                  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 700 m
                                  • Santa Barbara Festival Ballet - 1.0 km
                                  • Santa Barbara Performing Arts - 1.1 km

                                  Parks

                                  • Santa Barbara Recreation Div - 900 m
                                  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 1.1 km
                                  • EL Presidio de Santa Barbara State Park - 1.2 km

                                  Halls

                                  • Victoria Hall - 500 m

                                  Universities, Institutes

                                  • Southern CA Institute of Law - 200 m
                                  • Santa Barbara College of Law - 500 m
                                  • Santa Barbara Clg-Oriental Med - 500 m
                                  • Wellness Ctr-Research Edctn - 600 m
                                  • Fielding Institute - 800 m
                                  • Institute For Holistic Studies - 1.1 km

                                  Theaters

                                  Air business related

                                  • Arlington Center For the Performing Arts - 500 m

                                  Medical care and Hospitals

                                  • US Veterans Ctr - 400 m
                                  • St Francis Medical Center - 700 m

                                  Casinos

                                  • Thomas Casino Systems - 1.1 km

                                  College Campuses

                                  Local attractions

                                  • Reagan Ranch Center - 2.2 km
                                    217 State Street, Santa Barbara
                                  • Stearns Wharf - 2.6 km
                                    Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara
                                  • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - 2.9 km
                                    1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
                                  • Carriage & Western Art Museum - 2.4 km
                                    129 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
                                  • Chase Palm Park - 2.7 km
                                    323 E Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara

                                  Near the hotel

                                  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 760 m
                                    1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara
                                  • Karpeles Manuscript Library - 750 m
                                    21 West Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara
                                  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 1.1 km
                                    123 E Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
                                  • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum - 1.4 km
                                    653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara
                                  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 750 m
                                    1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
                                  • Mission Santa Barbara - 1.0 km
                                    2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara
                                  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 1.3 km
                                    136 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara

                                  Restaurants nearby

                                  • Killer Shrimp - 270 m

                                    Address: 416 State Street
                                    Phone: 8052849262

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

                                  • Carlitos Cafe y Cantina - 490 m

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

                                    72% likes this, based on 183 reviews
                                    Cuisine: Mexican
                                    Price Range: CAD 28 - CAD 47

                                  • CrushCafe - 460 m

                                    Address: 1315 Anacapa Street
                                    Phone: 805.963.3752

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

                                  • Opal Restaurant and Bar - 480 m

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

                                    72% likes this, based on 277 reviews
                                    Cuisine: Californian
                                    Price Range: CAD 12 - CAD 45

                                  • Crushcakes Cupcakery - 460 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, 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