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Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... The night before we stayed pretty close to stearns wharf in a lovely room, unfortunately it was so noisy and expensive we decided one night was enough. Because the weather has been superb everyone has decided Santa Barbara is the place to be. It really is a lovely little town, with more decent food than we could ever want. Anyway, we finally found an ok place not far out of town and are staying here for our last two nights. One now. The only issue is the internet is ...
... tunic not unlike the one her mother had worn just a short few years before. Time flies.
Elephant was due to arrive in Seattle by 10 September so allowing a couple of days for it to clear US Customs and Homeland Security, we flew out of London on the morning of 12 September and arrived in town later the same day. A routine enquiry the day before our London departure to confirm the delivery arrangements delivered a shock. Elephant was ...
... to go to a good restaurant so we picked Sensi at the Bellagio. OMG the food was amazing, so simple but delicious. When we paid the bill we received a package of truffles!!! After dinner we went to see the Cirque du Soleil's show 'O' at the Bellagio. Absolutely brilliant, I highly recommend it. After Las Vegas, we headed to Zion Canyon National Park. We took the shuttle bus in the park which is a great idea for tourist and hikers. The buses run ...
... ourselves in Santa Barbara. Phew.
The Montecito Inn http://www.montecitoinn.com/ was lovely and although really close to the freeway you couldn't hear the traffic at all. The rooms were beautiful and luxurious as well. It was very old and Charlie Chaplin had been one of the original owners.
We also discovered the average age in this part of the world is about 65 years and you have to have tons and tons of money ...
... lodge for dinner. Just The Facts, Please: Started from Santa Barbara, California at 10:52 am Temperature = 15 degrees C; overcast with low cloud coverage Altitude = 2 m Odometer = 54,187 km Stopped riding in Big Sur, California at 5:48 pm Temperature = 6 degrees C Altitude = 67 m Daily Distance Travelled = 365 km Total Distance Travelled = 7,443 km Primary Routes Explored = 101, to California Coastal #1 States Visited = ...
Other places to stay in Santa Barbara
5650 Calle Real, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $141
1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $189
- Great beach front location, large room but a bit of a smell
- Radisson was Spectacular!
- Loved the Radisson!
3850 State Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $174
- Pepper Tree is nice
- Pepper Tree - Great
- Seems best bet on State Street
2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $190
- Encina Lodge is great
- Lovely place to stay
- Just Okay
202 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $198
- Ditto other reviews - bad motel experience, misleading website
- Do not stay here
- Perfect Location
28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $257
- Delighted with our room
- Not the Four Seasons....
3714 State Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $102
- Great pool and spa
- Like the Sandman, but gee...
- Very nice place!
31 West Carrillo, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $270
- Hope this was an anomaly
- Very good, but some kinks need to be worked out...
- This is not a Leading Hotel of the World
5490 Hollister Ave., Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $221
- Good location for UCSB but no amenities
- Convenient to UCSB, but that's about it...
901 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $186
- Great relief to long travellers
- Perfectly Fine
336 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $170
17 W. Haley Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $180
- Pleasant Surprise
- Great Location. Leave the car at home.
- Great Location
128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Quiet and homey
- Surprising find near the S.B. beaches
- Very charming hotel
533 State Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $180
- Quiet, central location, good deal
- Affordable elegance.
- We loved it, and the valet parking was only $5.00.
1295 Coast Village Rd., Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $173
- Traveler beware
- All that I expected.
- Stay away!
1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $218
- I am pleased to report
- One of the best kept secrets in Santa Barbara
- Rate Problem
1900 Lasuen Road, Santa Barbara | 5 star hotelfrom $387
1816 State Street, Santa Barbara | 1 star hotelfrom $123
3344 State St., Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $72
1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $120
- Just Love the Inn at East Beach
- Max Value
- Great rooms and very friendly service.
915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $314
- Amazing place!
- Santa Barbara Pace...
- Great Attention to Detail
109 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $115
- Staff to be proud of!
- Great for beach and self-catering possible
- We will be back
2819 State Street, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $115
324 West Mason Street, Santa Barbara | 1 star hotelfrom $133
2500 Mount Calvary Rd., Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $75