Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... in the water to catch some fish, so that made for some good entertainment.
At 4pm we thought it was time to battle through to traffic to the hostel on Hollywood Boulevard, which ended up taking over an hour to drive 13-miles!
After a nice relaxing couple of days in beautiful Santa Barbara it’s now time for some adventure in Hollywood. By the sounds of things in the hostel already I don’t think we will be getting a good night sleep anytime ...
We left a cloudy, rainy campground this morning and headed for sunshine. We stopped to check out a local roasting company in Los Osos, Slo Roasted Coffee, and talked to a super nice guy who gave us some free coffee samples. We arrived in Santa Barbara just as the final clouds burned off and found ourselves among towering palm trees and beautiful orange tiled roofs nestled between a mountain range and the bright blue water of the Santa Barbara Channel. We made a quick lunch ...
... that has a creek view and a king bed. The pair couldn't care less all they want is a bed not a car seat. The pair arrive at the lodge not in the best of spirits after their minor lodging hiccup On receiving the key the couple are told to watch out for rattle snakes and mountain lions. After 8hrs on the road the car is unpacked in silence and the pair enjoy a hearty meal of 2 min noodles and ...
... orange, which gives a special character to the city and you could see the Pacific Ocean with the palm trees. I think I stayed there, looking around and taking pictures of all the views I could, for a good 25 minutes, ain't even kidding. On Monday, I went to a grocery store: Tradder Joe's. This grocery has win over my heart and I will definitively miss going there when I will have to come back in Quebec. I bought many snacks ...
A Campsite with ocean view – even it’s not for free J, and we have a lot of firsts: 1st time in shorts and bikini top – or Paul topless, 1st time we walk along the beach – ok so the water is still fairly cool – 1st time we sit in the sun, 1st time we BBQ outside…. And the 1st time we have time ...
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
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
2819 State Street, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $138
324 West Mason Street, Santa Barbara | 1 star hotelfrom $166
2500 Mount Calvary Rd., Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $75