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

  • 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.

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    2300 ft
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    7.6 mi
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    38.0 mi
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    1.4 mi
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    1.4 mi
Restaurants
  • Killer Shrimp (cuisine: American)
    900 ft
  • Opal Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Californian)
    1600 ft
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:

    295 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • 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:

    335 sq. feet

  • 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:

    260 sq. feet

  • 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:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • 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:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • 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:

    175 sq. feet

  • 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:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • 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:

    335 sq. feet

  • 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:

    335 sq. feet

  • 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:

    345 sq. feet

  • 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:

    510 sq. feet

  • 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:

    380 sq. feet

  • 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:

    445 sq. feet

  • 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:

    360 sq. feet

  • 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:

    475 sq. feet

  • 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:

    25 sq. feet

  • 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 Hall1700 ft
  • Soho2300 ft
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse2700 ft
  • Mission Santa Barbara3000 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center2000 ft

Historical sites

  • Presidio State Historic Park3700 ft

Museums

  • Karpeles Manuscript Library2300 ft
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art2300 ft
  • Santa Barbara Festival Ballet3300 ft
  • Santa Barbara Performing Arts3700 ft

Parks

  • Santa Barbara Recreation Div3000 ft
  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park3700 ft
  • EL Presidio de Santa Barbara State Park4000 ft

Halls

  • Victoria Hall1700 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Southern CA Institute of Law700 ft
  • Santa Barbara College of Law1700 ft
  • Santa Barbara Clg-Oriental Med1700 ft
  • Wellness Ctr-Research Edctn2000 ft
  • Fielding Institute2700 ft
  • Institute For Holistic Studies3700 ft

Theaters

  • Arlington Theater1700 ft
  • Granada Theater2000 ft
  • The Granada Theater2300 ft
  • Lobero Theatre Foundation4000 ft

Air business related

  • Arlington Center For the Performing Arts1700 ft

Medical care and Hospitals

  • US Veterans Ctr1400 ft
  • St Francis Medical Center2300 ft

Casinos

  • Thomas Casino Systems3700 ft

College Campuses

Local attractions

  • Reagan Ranch Center1.3 mi
    217 State Street, Santa Barbara
  • Stearns Wharf1.6 mi
    Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden1.8 mi
    1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
  • Carriage & Western Art Museum1.5 mi
    129 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
  • Chase Palm Park1.7 mi
    323 E Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara

Near the hotel

  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse2500 ft
    1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara
  • Karpeles Manuscript Library2500 ft
    21 West Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara
  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park3800 ft
    123 E Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum4700 ft
    653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art2500 ft
    1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
  • Mission Santa Barbara3400 ft
    2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum4200 ft
    136 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara

Restaurants nearby

  • Killer Shrimp900 ft

    Address: 416 State Street
    Phone: 8052849262

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

  • Carlitos Cafe y Cantina1700 ft

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

    72% likes this, based on 183 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Price Range: USD 22 - USD 37

  • CrushCafe1600 ft

    Address: 1315 Anacapa Street
    Phone: 805.963.3752

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

  • Opal Restaurant and Bar1600 ft

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

    72% likes this, based on 277 reviews
    Cuisine: Californian
    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 36

  • Crushcakes Cupcakery1600 ft

    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
      2300 ft
    Airports
    • Municipal (SBA)
      7.6 mi
    • Cunnamulla (CMA)
      38.0 mi
    Train Stations
    • Santa Barbara Amtrak
      1.4 mi
    • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
      1.4 mi
    Restaurants
    • Killer Shrimp (cuisine: American)
      900 ft
    • Opal Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Californian)
      1600 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      15