Address: 3850 State Street, Santa Barbara, California, 93105, United States | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on 3850 State Street, Santa Barbara, is near Mission Santa Barbara, Jesusita Trail, and Devereaux Slough.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsBEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn Santa Barbara

      Reviewed by samstevelois

      Very nice hotel!

      Reviewed May 22, 2013
      by (7 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada


      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by famjansen


      Reviewed Jul 21, 2012
      by (4 reviews) Middelburg , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

      Our stay was very relaxing, everything was super. The room was super, pool in front of our own terrace!

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by vermaaks

      Great value

      Reviewed May 29, 2011
      by (3 reviews) Pretoors, Irene , South Africa Flag of South Africa

      Staff again very helpful to our family needs, great room facing the courtyard and pool with all day complimentary coffee. Furnishings are good all round and the location is fantastic.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Historical Traveler Reviews BEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn Santa Barbara

      Pepper Tree is nice


      I chose to stay at The Pepper Tree because of the reviews on this site.

      I stayed for about a week. For Europeans, the hotel is a 3 star kind of place. Very, very clean but old-fashioned in design. The furniture appears new. The rooms can be noisy as they are arranged so that you park right outside them. The front desk staff was really pleasant and knowledgeable. I just booked anothe room there for my next stay in SB.

      Pepper Tree - Great


      The hotel and grounds are exquisite. Staff very helpful and polite. Food and Beverages in the adjacent restaurant were great.However, the Pepper tree is miles from downtown Santa Barbera. It is situated right at the West End of state street (which is around 9 miles long)If you want to get to downtown SB, you are looking at $15 cab, with more if you want to return late.With this in mind, if you want to stay on complex, great. If not, get a downtown/beach hotel.

      Seems best bet on State Street


      State Street is the main Santa Barbara road containing most of the motels. This appears to be the best there is on the road, and I can recommend it. The two pools are very pleasant and there are also jacuzzis and numerous loungers by the water. It is not walkable into the centre but that is the case with all of the other motels as well. My only criticism is that the decor is very flowery (bedding and wallpaper) but that is personal choice! It is a relatively old building but refurbished, apart from the very old room heaters.

      Nice place to stay


      I enjoyed our stay at the Pepper Tree Inn. The grounds are what make this hotel nice. The hotel has lots of flowers and two inviting tiled pools. The rooms are clean and have nice balconys that over look the pool areas. I have seen this hotel advertised for over $160 a night, I would not pay that much because the rooms are not anything special and the hotel is not within walking distance of the beach. Still, I would recommend this hotel because it does have charm and is in good driving distrance of the beach areas.

      Rave reviews at Pepper Tree Inn


      After many stays, The Pepper Tree still gets my vote for best hotel in SBA. The staff will jump through hoops to make it perfect. The property is beautiful and immaculate. Don't miss it!

      Clean and comfortable hotel!


      My husband and I found out about this place in our SF Chronicle as a "Highly recommended" hotel to stay in SB at very reasonable prices (compared to the downtown and beach of SB). Clean, spacious rooms with coffee maker, fruit, cookies, refrig and micro. Our room overlooked the pool and hot tub. Nicely kept grounds - very relaxing atmosphere! Nice hotel staff! Hotel is close to shopping, food, and the wineries and only 10 minutes from the action area of downtown! Recommend the "Wine Edventures" tour if you have the chance! Also, free parking!! Looking forward to our next stay at the Pepper Tree!

      Great place to stay!


      My line of work requires at least one overnight stay in Santa Barbara each month. During my 5 years working this company, I have had the opportunity to try a variety of hotels in the area. There is however, no comparison. These days I ALWAYS find myself looking forward to my stay at the Pepper Tree Inn. The friendly staff, clean rooms and beautiful gardens make it a wonderful stay. My wife even looks forward to my business trips. She plans her schedule in hopes to spend time in the heated tiled pool and hottub.

      It's definately worth the stay!

      Unexpected retreat


      Great little full service inn! I was passing through Santa Barbara, stumbled across the Pepper Tree Inn, with it's beautiful pools, even enjoyed a massage! The best things were the little touches in the room, Laura Ashley sheets on the bed, coffee makers, hairdryers, name it, they've got it! If they don't have it readily available, you can call on their front desk staff and it will be in your hands in minutes! I highly recommend this hotel for business, romance, just passing through, you name it!!!!

      Wonderful staff


      I read the other posting re: this hotel...and the staff, I have stayed at the Pepper Tree Inn a couple of times, and have always been treated with the utmost respect. I have not dined at the restaurant, which perhaps is where the other guest had his/her problems...but the hotel itself is great! Their staff has gone out of their way numerous times to help me with work related issues. I hope that the last review does not deter any future guests from enjoying this great hotel!

      Not Recomended for minorities, people of color


      Nice Facilities, Great Pool,

      Spa and Gym. Good Location.

      Employees here however are

      Racist & Rude spoiling your

      stay, especially the hotel

      Restaurant. Also Lots of

      Sirens, Traffic noise from

      State Street.

      TripAdvisor Reviews BEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn Santa Barbara

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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      A travel blog entry by leinw on Aug 13, 2009

      5 photos

      Marjolein was weer rond 7.30 wakker, de rest heeft weer tot een uur of 9.00 geslapen. We zijn zo langzamerhand wel gewend aan het tijdsverschil.

      Lekker geslapen weer, tot nu overal lekkere bedden gehad en dit hotel heeft gezellige kamers met vers fruit, koekjes, koffie en thee en een ijskast op de kamer en Crabtree & Evelyn …

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      Uitgecheckt, meteen de koffers in de auto gezet en weer ontbeten in de 'Corner Bakery' die verrassend op de hoek zit.

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