Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
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We stayed in an RV park in Santa Barbara that is right on the on-ramp for the I-101 north. Between that and a nearby airport, Bob didn't sleep very well. I went to bed around 4 pm and had a pretty good sleep with no further stomach problems.
We spent only one short night in Santa Barbara, but we could see for ourselves how honest this city is :-) Romana had left the window of our car completely open on her side and forgot about it. The car was parked whole night on the ...
... a shop in warehouses...Luggage Base...we turn back ..got a great deal on another samsonite case...worth $500 ..we paid $198... Bargain. We then drove inland to Santa Maria ..and then onto Santa Barbara. We decided to stay in another Best Western.. On the main boulevard of the oceanfront. Nice room ..but basic motel. We seen other Spanish style motels...but this is quite good ..and reception gave us a good discount. Big room ..we need it to sort out our luggage to get ready for ...
... We wandered the leafy american avenues and turned up outside a beautiful house which had goats and chickens in the garden and a old school blue bike hanging from the rafters of the porch. We stayed three nights in this big semi-communal house with fantastic and really interesting Portlanders, shared meals cooked from the veg plot in the garden and saw an mbira performance by world renouned Zimbabwean mbira players in the front room of the house. We also witnessed more than ...
... php It also has a bakery which is well known, so we stopped off for morning tea here. Coffee/chocolate milkshake and carrot cake went down a treat! See attached pics.
We then drove to Pismo Beach which wasn't too much further south. Pismo was a lovely large beach with a pier. We parked the car and walked along the pier, and got to see dolphins swimming close to the pier which was really cool! We then walked to the beach, paddled our feet ...
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
1900 Lasuen Road, 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