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9.3Exceptional

347 reviews

347 reviews

Service 9.9
Location 9.7
Cleanliness 9.6
Value for money 9.1
Facilities 9.0
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9.7Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
710 m
Mission Santa Barbara
1.2 km
State Street
1.3 km
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
1.5 km
Moreton Bay Fig Tree
2.1 km
Closest landmarks
Alice Keck Memorial Garden
180 m
Issels Medical Center
240 m
Trinity Episcopal Church
260 m
Alameda Park
280 m
Our Lady of Sorrows Church
330 m

Simpson House Inn

121 East Arrellaga St., Downtown, Santa Barbara (CA), United States, 93101 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Downtown part of Santa Barbara (CA), this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Mission Santa Barbara. Rated with 5 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and spa on-site.

Highlights

Sparkling clean

730 meters to Santa Barbara County Courthouse

Check-in/out [private]

Excellent room comfort & quality

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Facilities

Bicycle rental

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Luggage storage

Check-in/out [private]

Breakfast [free]

Spa

Laundry service

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Santa Barbara (CA) every 26 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money9.1
Location rating9.7
Nearest airportSanta Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA)
Distance to airport11.8 km

Rooms available at Simpson House Inn

Pendle Cottage 
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  • Room size: 47 m²/506 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Hayloft Room 
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  • Room size: 41 m²/441 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 king bed
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Sun Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Plumstead Cottage 
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Abbeywood Cottage 
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  • Room size: 31 m²/334 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Robert & Julia Simpson Room
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  • Room size: 27 m²/291 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Greenwich Cottage 
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  • Room size: 31 m²/334 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Garden Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Katherine McCormick Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Parlor Room
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  • Room size: 31 m²/334 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Frequently asked questions

Does Simpson House Inn offer laundry services?

Yes! Simpson House Inn features laundry service at your disposal and even hot water linen and laundry washing for whenever you need your favorite clothes clean and fresh all throughout your vacation. Please contact the property for more information.

Is car parking available at Simpson House Inn?

Simpson House Inn has car park onsite free of charge for customers traveling with vehicles to take full advantage when staying at this property. Please contact the property for more information, or log into your Agoda account and contact the property through Agoda's direct message chatbox.

What bars are close by Simpson House Inn?

While lounging at Simpson House Inn, indulge in your evening or night out at EOS Lounge, Santa Barbara Brewing Co, and Sportsman Lounge to get the most out of your nightlife.

What public parks are nearby Simpson House Inn?

While remaining at Simpson House Inn, take joy in your morning or evening stroll at nearby park which include Presidio of Santa Barbara, Mission Park, and Bath Street Pocket Park.

In which languages can Simpson House Inn's employees communicate?

Simpson House Inn can converse in 2 languages and supports well-known languages such as English and Spanish for visitors going to this property. Please refer to the 'Amenities and facilities' section and in the 'Languages spoken' category to find out what other languages this property supports.

What is the average rating that verified Business travelers' have given to Simpson House Inn?

Verified business travelers that have stayed at this property have given Simpson House Inn an average rating of 8.7. You can look up more detailed customer assessments and responses by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Couples' have given to Simpson House Inn?

Past couple travelers that have stayed at this property have given Simpson House Inn an average rating of 9.5. You can look up on more detailed customer assessments, and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified guest travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that past Families with older children have given to Simpson House Inn?

Verified families with older children that have stayed at this property have given Simpson House Inn an average rating of 9.1. You can look into more detailed customer ratings and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Group travelers have given to Simpson House Inn?

Past group travelers that have stayed at this property have given Simpson House Inn an average rating of 9.2. You can look up more precise customer ratings and feedback by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What time is check-in and check-out at Simpson House Inn?

Check-in is from 03:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the specified time frame may be charged an additional fee.

What people love about Simpson House Inn

  • 9.2

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Facility was clean and smelled great."

    Jeffrey

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    July 13, 2022

  • 9.2

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Very conscientious about cleanliness."

    jane

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    June 29, 2020

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Beautiful location and excellent service."

    Hans

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    January 11, 2021

Property ranking|Compared to 69 Santa Barbara (CA) properties
Service score
9.9/10
Couples review score
9.7/10
Value for money score
9.1/10
Location score
9.7/10
Better than
97
%
of Santa Barbara (CA) properties
Better than
97
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of Santa Barbara (CA) properties
Better than
96
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of Santa Barbara (CA) properties
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More about Simpson House Inn

More about Simpson House Inn

Experience Historic Elegance at Simpson House Inn in Santa Barbara

Welcome to Simpson House Inn, a luxurious 5-star hotel nestled in the heart of Santa Barbara, California. With its rich history dating back to 1875, this charming inn offers a unique blend of old-world elegance and modern comfort. With 15 beautifully appointed rooms, Simpson House Inn provides an intimate and tranquil setting for a truly memorable stay. From its convenient check-in and check-out times to its child-friendly policy, every detail has been carefully considered to ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience for all guests.

Unwind and Indulge in Simpson House Inn's Exceptional Entertainment Facilities

At Simpson House Inn, guests can expect a truly remarkable experience with a range of entertainment facilities designed to cater to their every need. Indulge in ultimate relaxation at the onsite massage and spa center, where highly skilled therapists provide rejuvenating treatments that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized. The serene garden offers a tranquil oasis, perfect for unwinding and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Take a leisurely stroll through the meticulously landscaped grounds, or find a cozy spot to sit and soak up the California sunshine. For those seeking a quiet retreat, the library at Simpson House Inn is a haven for book lovers. Immerse yourself in a world of literature and lose track of time as you explore the extensive collection of books. Whether you're looking for a gripping novel, informative travel guides, or a classic piece of literature, the library has something to suit every taste. Curl up in a comfortable armchair and let the words transport you to another place and time. With these exceptional entertainment facilities, Simpson House Inn ensures that every guest has an unforgettable stay filled with relaxation and enjoyment.

Unparalleled Convenience Facilities at Simpson House Inn

At Simpson House Inn, we pride ourselves on providing an array of convenience facilities that will make your stay in Santa Barbara truly exceptional. Our dedication to ensuring your comfort and satisfaction is reflected in our laundry service, safety deposit boxes, concierge, and Wi-Fi availability in both public areas and all rooms. When it comes to keeping your clothes fresh and clean, our laundry service is at your disposal. Whether you need a quick wash or a thorough dry cleaning, our attentive staff will take care of it all, allowing you to focus on enjoying your time in Santa Barbara. Additionally, our safety deposit boxes provide a secure place for you to store your valuables, giving you peace of mind throughout your stay. Our dedicated concierge team is always ready to assist you with any requests or recommendations you may have. From arranging transportation to booking reservations at the finest restaurants in town, they are here to ensure that your stay is nothing short of extraordinary. Stay connected during your visit with our complimentary Wi-Fi available in all public areas as well as in the comfort of your own room. Furthermore, our daily housekeeping service ensures that your room remains immaculate throughout your stay. Relax and unwind in the evening by the warm glow of the fireplace, creating a cozy atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. Finally, our luggage storage service allows you to explore Santa Barbara without the burden of carrying your bags, giving you the freedom to fully immerse yourself in everything this beautiful city has to offer. At Simpson House Inn, we go above and beyond to provide you with unparalleled convenience facilities, ensuring that your stay is comfortable, stress-free, and truly memorable.

Convenient and Complimentary Car Parking at Simpson House Inn

At Simpson House Inn, we understand the importance of hassle-free travel, which is why we offer convenient and complimentary car parking facilities for our guests. With our onsite car park, you can rest assured that your vehicle will be safe and secure throughout your stay. Whether you're driving a rental car or your own vehicle, our self-parking option allows you to easily come and go as you please, without the worry of finding a parking spot in the bustling streets of Santa Barbara. Best of all, our car park is free of charge, saving you money and providing you with added convenience during your visit.

Cozy and Charming Rooms with Fireplaces at Simpson House Inn

Indulge in the warmth and comfort of a cozy fireplace in your room at Simpson House Inn. Each room is thoughtfully designed to provide a charming and intimate atmosphere, perfect for a romantic getaway or a peaceful retreat. The crackling fire creates a soothing ambiance, allowing you to unwind and relax in style. With a variety of rooms to choose from, you can find the perfect match for your preferences. Whether you prefer a classic Victorian-style room or a more contemporary design, each room at Simpson House Inn is equipped with a fireplace to ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible. Curl up with a good book, sip on a glass of wine, or simply enjoy the flickering flames as you bask in the tranquility of your private sanctuary. In addition to the fireplace, each room is furnished with luxurious amenities to enhance your stay. Enjoy a plush king-sized bed with premium linens, a spacious en-suite bathroom with a deep soaking tub or a walk-in shower, and a cozy seating area where you can unwind and plan your day. Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi, and indulge in the convenience of a mini-fridge and coffee maker in your room. At Simpson House Inn, every detail is taken care of to ensure a memorable and comfortable stay for every guest.

Indulge in Culinary Delights at Simpson House Inn's Exquisite Dining Facilities

At Simpson House Inn, guests can embark on a gastronomic journey like no other with its exceptional dining facilities. The inn features an elegant and intimate restaurant that offers a delectable array of dishes, prepared with the finest ingredients and served with a touch of sophistication. Whether you're enjoying a romantic dinner for two or celebrating a special occasion, the restaurant provides a charming ambiance that sets the stage for a memorable dining experience. The dining facilities at Simpson House Inn are not just limited to the restaurant. With daily housekeeping services, guests can also enjoy a delightful breakfast each morning. Wake up to the enticing aroma of freshly brewed coffee and indulge in a sumptuous spread of gourmet delights, including freshly baked pastries, seasonal fruits, and a selection of hot dishes. The attentive staff ensures that every detail is taken care of, allowing guests to start their day on a delightful note. Whether you're looking for an exquisite dinner or a delightful breakfast, Simpson House Inn's dining facilities are sure to impress even the most discerning palates. With its exceptional restaurant and daily housekeeping services, this charming inn promises a culinary experience that will leave a lasting impression.

Experience Comfort and Charm in Simpson House Inn's Diverse Room Offerings

Simpson House Inn in Santa Barbara, United States, offers a range of beautifully appointed rooms to suit every traveler's needs. From cozy cottages to elegant rooms, each accommodation boasts its own unique charm and character. Choose from a variety of room types such as Abbeywood Cottage, Carriage Room, Garden Room, Greenwich Cottage, Hayloft Room, Katherine McCormick Room, Margaret Simpson Room, Mary Simpson Room with Private External Bathroom, Parlor Room, Pendle Cottage, Plumstead Cottage, Robert & Julia Simpson Room, Sun Room, Tack Room with King Bed, and Weathervane Room. With such a diverse selection, you'll find the perfect room to make your stay truly memorable. By booking your stay at Simpson House Inn through Agoda, you can enjoy the best prices and a hassle-free experience. Agoda offers competitive rates, ensuring that you get the most value for your money. With Agoda's user-friendly platform, you can easily browse through the available room options, compare prices, and make your reservation in just a few clicks. Whether you're traveling for business or leisure, Agoda makes it convenient and effortless to secure your ideal room at Simpson House Inn.

Discover the Vibrant Charm of Downtown Santa Barbara

Nestled in the heart of Santa Barbara, Simpson House Inn offers an ideal location for exploring the vibrant charm of downtown. Just a short stroll from the hotel, you'll find a bustling hub of activity filled with world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment options. As you wander through the streets of downtown Santa Barbara, you'll be captivated by the Spanish architecture that gives the area its distinctive character. Browse the boutique shops and art galleries that line State Street, where you can find unique treasures and local artwork. Indulge in a culinary adventure at one of the many restaurants and cafes, offering a diverse array of cuisines to satisfy every palate. Downtown Santa Barbara is also home to a vibrant nightlife scene, with numerous bars and clubs offering live music and entertainment. Whether you're in the mood for a relaxed evening sipping craft cocktails or dancing the night away, there's something for everyone. In addition to its cultural offerings, downtown Santa Barbara is also known for its proximity to the beautiful coastline. Take a leisurely stroll to Stearns Wharf, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and visit the various shops and restaurants located on the pier. With its perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, downtown Santa Barbara is a must-visit destination for travelers seeking an unforgettable experience. And with Simpson House Inn as your base, you'll have easy access to all the excitement and charm this vibrant area has to offer.

Convenient Transportation from Nearby Airports to Simpson House Inn

Located in the heart of Downtown Santa Barbara, Simpson House Inn is easily accessible from the nearest airports in the area. Whether you're arriving at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) or Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), there are several transportation options available to make your journey to Simpson House Inn seamless and hassle-free. If you're flying into Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, which is just 7 miles away from the inn, the most convenient way to reach Simpson House Inn is by taking a taxi or booking a ride-sharing service. The journey usually takes around 15 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. Alternatively, you can also rent a car at the airport and enjoy the scenic drive to the inn, with ample parking available on-site. For those arriving at Los Angeles International Airport, located approximately 95 miles from Santa Barbara, there are several transportation options to consider. The most popular choice is to rent a car and drive along the picturesque Pacific Coast Highway, which offers stunning ocean views and a chance to explore the beautiful coastal towns. Another option is to take a shuttle service, such as Santa Barbara Airbus, which provides convenient transportation between LAX and Santa Barbara. The journey takes around 2 hours, depending on traffic, and drops you off near the downtown area, from where you can easily reach Simpson House Inn by taxi or ride-sharing service.

Discover the Rich History and Vibrant Culture Near Simpson House Inn

Nestled in the heart of Santa Barbara, Simpson House Inn offers a perfect blend of tranquility and accessibility to some of the city's most iconic landmarks and attractions. Just a short distance away, you'll find Mission Santa Barbara, a stunning Spanish mission that dates back to the 18th century. Explore the beautifully preserved architecture and learn about the rich history of the Franciscan friars who once resided here. For those seeking a taste of local culture, Santa Barbara County Courthouse is a must-visit. This architectural masterpiece boasts stunning Spanish-Moorish design and offers breathtaking views from its clock tower. Take a leisurely stroll along State Street, the city's main thoroughfare, lined with charming boutiques, trendy restaurants, and vibrant art galleries. Immerse yourself in the vibrant art scene at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, showcasing an impressive collection of European, American, and Asian art. If you're a history buff, don't miss the opportunity to visit the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, which houses an extensive collection of rare historical documents. Explore the exhibits and delve into the fascinating stories behind these precious manuscripts. Nearby, the Santa Barbara Historical Society Parking offers a glimpse into the city's past with its collection of vintage cars and artifacts. For those looking to unwind and rejuvenate, Yoga Soup offers a range of yoga classes and wellness workshops, providing a peaceful retreat in the heart of the city. End your day with a visit to James Joyce, a popular Irish pub known for its cozy atmosphere and live music, or head to The Junior Lot for a night of dancing and entertainment. With so much to explore just steps away from Simpson House Inn, your stay in Santa Barbara promises to be an unforgettable experience.

A Culinary Adventure Awaits

Indulge in a culinary adventure during your stay at Simpson House Inn, as you explore the vibrant dining scene surrounding the hotel. Start your day with a delicious breakfast at Beachbreak Cafe, where you can savor mouthwatering pancakes and hearty omelettes. For a refreshing and healthy option, Juice Ranch offers a variety of organic cold-pressed juices and smoothies. If you're in the mood for authentic Thai cuisine, Zenyai Thai Cuisine is the place to be, serving up flavorful curries and fragrant stir-fries. Beer enthusiasts will love Santa Barbara Brewing Co, a local brewery offering a wide selection of craft beers. For a taste of the Mediterranean, head to Roy, where you can enjoy delectable dishes inspired by the flavors of Greece and the Middle East. If you're craving a classic American meal, Mad Dogs is a popular spot known for its juicy burgers and loaded hot dogs. Experience the exotic flavors of the Himalayas at Himalayan Kitchen, where you can savor traditional Nepalese and Indian dishes. For a cozy and charming atmosphere, Judge For Yourself Cafe is the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee or a light lunch. Taqueria El Pastorcito is a must-visit for authentic Mexican street food, while Gino's Sicilian Express will transport you to Italy with their mouthwatering pizzas and pasta dishes. With such a diverse range of dining options just moments away from Simpson House Inn, your taste buds are in for a treat.

Shop 'til You Drop at Simpson House Inn

Simpson House Inn's prime location in Santa Barbara offers guests a shopping experience like no other. Just steps away from the hotel, you'll find a treasure trove of unique boutiques and specialty stores. Photography enthusiasts will be delighted to discover Samy's Camera, a renowned shop that offers a wide range of cameras, lenses, and accessories. Fashionistas can indulge in retail therapy at Blue Bee & Blue Beetle, a trendy clothing store known for its stylish and curated selection. For those with a sweet tooth, Chocolate Maya is a must-visit, offering artisanal chocolates that are sure to satisfy any craving. If you're in the mood for some retail therapy, Italian Pottery Outlet is the place to be, featuring a stunning collection of handcrafted ceramics. Art lovers will appreciate Stabiles, a gallery showcasing contemporary sculptures, while JadeNow Gallery offers a unique selection of jade jewelry and artwork. For those looking to add a touch of elegance to their wardrobe, Bryan Lee is a high-end boutique specializing in luxury fashion. History buffs will enjoy exploring The Historic La Arcada Courtyard, a charming outdoor shopping area that houses a variety of shops and restaurants. Wine enthusiasts can also indulge in a tasting at Cebada Wine, a boutique winery offering a selection of handcrafted wines. Last but not least, 3D Studio Gallery is a must-visit for art enthusiasts, featuring an eclectic collection of three-dimensional artwork. With such an array of shopping landmarks right at your doorstep, Simpson House Inn is the perfect destination for a memorable shopping getaway.

Luxury Accommodation at an Unbeatable Price in Santa Barbara

Experience the epitome of luxury at Simpson House Inn in Santa Barbara, where exceptional service and exquisite amenities await you. With an average price of $519 per room, Simpson House Inn offers an unparalleled level of comfort and elegance that is worth every penny. Compared to the average price of a hotel room in Santa Barbara, which stands at $369, Simpson House Inn provides exceptional value for money. Despite its higher price point, the inn's luxurious offerings, including beautifully appointed rooms, lush gardens, and a delectable gourmet breakfast, make it a worthwhile investment for discerning travelers seeking a truly unforgettable stay. Whether you're visiting for a romantic getaway or a special occasion, Simpson House Inn offers an unparalleled experience that is sure to exceed your expectations.

A Perfect Retreat for a Romantic Getaway

Simpson House Inn in Santa Barbara is the ideal destination for a romantic escape. With its beautiful location and excellent service, this inn offers a truly unforgettable experience. The manager's attentiveness and the fabulous staff ensure that guests feel pampered from the moment they arrive. From taking out the bikes to enjoying the cozy fire pit in the evening, there are plenty of activities to enjoy and unwind. The inn's dedication to cleanliness is also commendable, making guests feel at ease during their stay. If you're looking for a quiet and romantic retreat, Simpson House Inn is the perfect place to unwind and create lasting memories.

Exceptional Customer Ratings at Simpson House Inn

Simpson House Inn in Santa Barbara, United States, has garnered exceptional customer ratings across various categories. With an impressive overall rating of 9.3, this charming inn has left a lasting impression on its guests. Known for its outstanding value, Simpson House Inn received a remarkable score of 9.1 in this category, ensuring that guests feel they are getting the most out of their stay. One of the standout features of this inn is its top-notch facilities. With a rating of 9.0, guests can expect a range of amenities and services that enhance their experience. From well-appointed rooms to beautifully landscaped gardens, Simpson House Inn goes above and beyond to provide a comfortable and enjoyable stay for its guests. Cleanliness is a top priority at Simpson House Inn, and it shows in their impressive rating of 9.6. Guests can rest assured that their rooms will be spotless and well-maintained, creating a welcoming and hygienic environment. Location plays a crucial role in the overall guest experience, and Simpson House Inn excels in this aspect with a rating of 9.7. Situated in the heart of Santa Barbara, guests have easy access to the city's attractions, restaurants, and shopping districts. Whether guests want to explore the historic downtown area or relax on the nearby beaches, Simpson House Inn's prime location ensures convenience and endless possibilities. Lastly, the staff performance at Simpson House Inn is nothing short of exceptional, earning a stellar rating of 9.9. The dedicated and friendly staff goes above and beyond to make guests feel welcome and cater to their every need. From personalized recommendations to attentive service, the staff at Simpson House Inn truly understands the importance of creating a memorable and enjoyable stay for their guests. With outstanding customer ratings in various categories, Simpson House Inn in Santa Barbara is a true gem that offers an unforgettable experience. Whether you are seeking value, exceptional facilities, cleanliness, a prime location, or outstanding staff performance, this inn exceeds expectations and leaves guests wanting to return for more.

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Amenities and facilities

Exceptional
Facilities

9

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Garden
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Spa/sauna
Cleanliness and safety
  • Breakfast in room
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Face coverings on staff
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Breakfast [free]
  • Happy hour
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Concierge
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Fireplace
  • Heating in public area
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace
  • Xerox/fax in business center
Access
  • Adult-only property
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
Getting around
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [on-site]
Sports equipment rental
  • Bicycle rental
Available in all rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free bottled water
  • Full kitchen
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Microwave
  • Mini bar
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Wi-Fi [free]

Food and dining

Breakfast options
  • American
  • Vegetarian
  • Full English/Irish

Location

121 East Arrellaga St., Downtown, Santa Barbara (CA), United States, 93101
Exceptional
Location

9.7

Airports
  • Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA)
    11.8 km
  • Santa Paula Airport (SZP)
    60.0 km
Public transportation
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    2.2 km
  • Zoo Train
    4.0 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Issels Medical Center
    240 m
Convenience store
  • 7 Eleven
    620 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    260 m

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse
    710 m
  • Mission Santa Barbara
    1.2 km
  • State Street
    1.3 km
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
    1.5 km
  • Moreton Bay Fig Tree
    2.1 km
  • Stearns Wharf
    2.9 km
  • Santa Barbara Waterfront
    3.1 km
  • Shoreline Park
    3.6 km
  • Arroyo Burro County Beach Park
    4.4 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Alice Keck Memorial Garden
    180 m
  • Issels Medical Center
    240 m
  • Trinity Episcopal Church
    260 m
  • Alameda Park
    280 m
  • Our Lady of Sorrows Church
    330 m
  • Santa Barbara Frame Shop & Gallery
    460 m
  • The Arlington Theatre
    470 m
  • Kendall, Rohde & Associates
    480 m
  • Presidio Liquor Market and Deli
    500 m
  • Arlington Center for the Performing Arts
    510 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).

Others
  • The minimum age required to stay at this property is 18 years.
  • Extra bed is not available at this property.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from15:00
  • Check-in until21:00
  • Check-out from11:00
  • Check-out until11:00
  • Reception open until21:00
The property
  • Number of rooms 15
  • Year property opened1875

Reviews of Simpson House Inn from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
9.2
Exceptional
Service9.9
Location9.7
Cleanliness9.6
Value for money9.1
Facilities9.0
High score for Santa Barbara (CA)
Rating
9+ Exceptional (9)
8-9 Excellent (0)
7-8 Very Good (2)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (0)

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10.0
Exceptional
Franklin from United States
Couple
Katherine McCormick Room
Stayed 1 night in August 2022

Outstanding”

Unfortunately only spent one night. An absolute gem on cozy grounds, with a lovely breakfast and outstanding staff. Wish we had stayed longer.

Reviewed September 02, 2022
10.0
Exceptional
Elise from United States
Couple
Mary Simpson Room with Private External Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in August 2022

Charming!”

This is a beautiful house with attentive staff. Lots of nice touches in style and service. Gorgeous gardens. Happy hour and breakfast in the garden or on big veranda overlooking the gardens. We wanted to stay longer, and would definitely go back.

Reviewed August 13, 2022
9.2
Exceptional
Jeffrey from United States
Couple
Mary Simpson Room with Private External Bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in July 2022

Wonderful Experience ”

Staff was attentive and very friendly. Food was exceptional. Grounds were beautiful. Facility was clean and smelled great.

Reviewed July 13, 2022
10.0
Exceptional
Richa from Canada
Couple
Mary Simpson Room with Private External Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

Amazing Stay, Highly Recommend”

The Simpson House Inn was such a wonderful stay. All of the staff were kind and helpful, especially Barbara, who made our stay extra special. The Inn is very romantic and such a wonderful experience.

Reviewed May 15, 2022
10.0
Exceptional
Gisele from United States
Couple
Greenwich Cottage 
Stayed 2 nights in January 2021

Beautiful historic place”

We loved everything about this place. It's a family business. The manager was great. It was cozy and romantic.

Reviewed January 25, 2021
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