Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... tops that were on offer in Billabong, never could resist a bargin!
The next day we went to the Santa Barbara Mission in the morning, mainly because we have heard of so many throughout California and there are streets named after them but we didn’t really know what it was all about, so we went for a bit of a history lesson. It was a beautiful building, very picturesque and we learnt a thing or two about the missions.
It was off to the beach ...
... a fab Italian with a bottle of Prosecco and great food. We have had the best time in USA and wanted to mark the last night. During the meal we surprised Ruth and Lames with the news that we had got "Front of Line" passes for Universal Studios. They were speechless as this kind of thing is not usually part of our MO.
Went back lack and packed up everything for the flight to New Zealand. Quick getaway for the morning.
... addicted and ate 3 in one week but shhh...). We arrived at the Camarillo outlets at 2:00 PM and from that time until 7:30 PM, Ty and I shopped. This outdoor mall of 160 outlet stores is HUGE! There are 3 shopping areas: the Fashion Court, the Main Court and the Promenade. There was a lot of walking involved but it was so fun! We did not sat down for the whole afternoon (''shop 'til you drop!''). Then, the family ...
... italian restaurant. We ate at a small local restaurant named ''Arnoldi's Cafe''. Pretty much only locals know the existence of it. I ordered a delicious homemade lasagna in a meat ragu sauce. The pasta itself were perfectly cooked, the sauce had just enough flavour and the cheese melted in my mouth. Having a real talk while eating dinner was fun. Usually, I mostly eat by myself.
What an awesome ...
... want to do it and started fighting about it. We had an ice cream party and colored pictures of spring too!
I worked 6-9pm for the teens farewell dinner in Horizon’s and went back to the center to have them all fill out nomination forms for awards. They had to choose things like who is the Remix clown, who has the best smile, who is the game addict, etc. One of them had earlier won a stuffed sea turtle and they decided to keep it in the room ...
Other places to stay in Santa Barbara
5650 Calle Real , Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $185
1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- 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 $190
- Pepper Tree is nice
- Pepper Tree - Great
- Seems best bet on State Street
2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $187
- Encina Lodge is great
- Lovely place to stay
- Just Okay
202 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $221
- Ditto other reviews - bad motel experience, misleading website
- Do not stay here
- Perfect Location
28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $310
- Delighted with our room
- Not the Four Seasons....
3714 State Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $115
- Great pool and spa
- Like the Sandman, but gee...
- Very nice place!
31 West Carrillo, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $291
- 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 $234
- 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 $183
17 W. Haley Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $199
- Pleasant Surprise
- Great Location. Leave the car at home.
- Great Location
128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $144
- Quiet and homey
- Surprising find near the S.B. beaches
- Very charming hotel
533 State Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $200
- 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 $184
- Traveler beware
- All that I expected.
- Stay away!
1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $219
- I am pleased to report
- One of the best kept secrets in Santa Barbara
- Rate Problem
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara | 5 star hotelfrom $451
1816 State Street, Santa Barbara | 1 star hotelfrom $197
3344 State St., Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $109
1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $163
- Just Love the Inn at East Beach
- Max Value
- Great rooms and very friendly service.
915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $376
- Amazing place!
- Santa Barbara Pace...
- Great Attention to Detail
2819 State Street, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $138
109 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $173
- Staff to be proud of!
- Great for beach and self-catering possible
- We will be back
324 West Mason Street, Santa Barbara | 1 star hotelfrom $166
2500 Mount Calvary Rd., Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $75