Address: 3850 State St, Santa Barbara, California, 93105-3112, United States | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on 3850 State St, 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 gillb1954

          Great location. Very comfortable with good service

          Reviewed Jul 18, 2015
          by (27 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Lovely hotel with 2 swimming pools set in gardens.. Service excellent with nice touches such as free coffee, fruit and water always available. Very comfortable quiet rooms.

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

          Reviewed by samstevelois

          Very nice hotel!

          Reviewed May 22, 2013
          by (8 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

          Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara

          Dag Santa Barbara

          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 …

          Van LA naar Santa Barbara

          A travel blog entry by leinw on Aug 12, 2009

          7 photos

          Zoals we al gezegd hadden hebben we vandaag kalm aan gedaan. Lekker uitgeslapen tot negen uur ongeveer en de koffers weer ingepakt. Dat was deze keer snel gebeurd, we worden er steeds handiger in lijkt het.

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

          San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara

          A travel blog entry by andreas.bohman on May 09, 2014

          8 photos

          ... caffeine, we continue our drive southeast on the 154 that will take us to Santa Barbara via the mountains northwest of the city. The road resembles part of the central coast with how the road rolls up and down the mountains. Santa Barbara is a beautiful little beach city where the architecture is heavily influenced by the classic Spanish-Mexican style. We're staying probably as close as you can get to the beach - only E ...

          Here we go for one more turn

          A travel blog entry by team-elephant on Oct 07, 2013

          6 comments, 29 photos

          ... on Elephant easier than it might otherwise have been.

          As for the Pacific North West and the coastal drive south, it was a gem. It lived up to a reputation for stormy weather, spectacular scenery and cosmopolitan cities. While our visit was merely something to whet the appetite for later explorations, we enjoyed both the scenery and the relaxed hospitality of the locals very much.

          The grand hatchback road trip got us into LA and ...

          Santa Barbara

          A travel blog entry by rrsjcs on Jul 20, 2013

          1 photo

          ... we reached Santa Barbara at around 4. Despite my printed voucher for the pre-booked room, the hotel had no record of our booking and only one (small) room available, so after a few carefully selected words from R & J they managed to 'find' us a suite - including champagne addressed to Mrs & Mrs Lynn for their anniversary. Feeling a bit sheepish about this, I was duly assured that Mr & Mrs Lynn had ...