Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... had lunch here by the waterfront and went to the other side of the bay for a walk where there were sea otters chilling in the bay and a beach. The walk was nice around the other side of the bay as it is so pretty and the surrounding landscape was awesome. We left here at about six to head on to San Simeon, once we arrived we showered and went out for dinner. We went to a grill place and ordered way too much food. We learn't that american ...
HOLLYWOOD IS INSANELY CRAZY!!!
Last Tuesday, I went to Hollywood to do the Hollywood and Beverly Hills Hop-on Hop-off Tour. At 8 am, Amy and I left Santa Barbara. She had to go to the Los Angeles Museum of Natural History for work so she drove me to Hollywood at the same time, which is only 20 minutes away from Los Angeles. Once I arrived on Hollywood Boulevard, I went at the Starline Tours' stand to check-in. I had already bought my ticket one week earlier so it ...
... delivery van. They all looked like tourists, so we walked over to see what was going on. A fishing boat had just come in with a catch of close to 6,000 pounds worth of sea urchin, and they were lowering it in nets into various crates to be packed up and shipped all over the world. It was dark out, so the only light was from the street lamps in the harbor, which cast a purple hue over the sea urchins as they undulated in the crates. ...
... t even use. By chance I came across a post on a travel forum mentioning you could buy a return flight with our airline and then cancel it within 24 hours, a little fact the woman at the desk hadn't thought to inform us of! Things had brightened or so we thought, we collected up our stuff ready to check in, only to discover we couldn't find Jeremy's passport. After frantically emptying out all the bags and scaring ourselves shitless we found it tucked into the guidebook and ...
... she had miss stepped one of the narrow suckers and was now at an irretrievable angle and heading straight for the opposite wall...I think "hospital, broken bones, insurance claim" in very fast succession when miracle of miracles she runs under her flailing limbs and saves herself. It was a maneuver that a gymnast would be proud of and well worth a score of "ten"......then I think, what if I was in front when this happened..I ...
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