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    Simpson House Inn

    121 E Arrellaga St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1903
    +1 800-676-1280
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    The Simpson House Inn is a small (15 room) B & B just off State Street in Santa Barbara. The grounds are idyllic and make one feel like they’re on a Victorian villa, with fountains and serene ambience. Yet walk out the gates, walk 1...More

    Thank Rebecca B
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    We decided to book our stay at this Inn based on Trip Advisor reviews - my fellow Trip Advisor reviewers were spot on with their 5 star reviews! We are not typically bed and breakfast people, but this Inn looked so lovely that we thought...More

    Thank PeaceAndSerenity
    Response from Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House InnResponded 24 September 2017

    Dear PeaceAndSerenity, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn and your comments regarding our staff. Please come back to see us soon.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    If you want a warm, luxurious, beautiful and very private place to stay, SImpson House Inn is perfect! Lovely accommodations, beautiful grounds and more amenities than you can imagine...all that and a delish evening social hour with local wine and fabulous breakfast! Goodies all day...More

    Thank ladolcevitaforme
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Though I was not able to keep a reservation due to a family emergency, the kindness and generous nature of particularly Tony and Barbara have endeared the Simpson House to me forever. I had selected the Simpson House based on its impeccable reviews and reputation....More

    1  Thank LeChat123
    Reviewed 4 October 2017

    We stayed in the Weathervane room for 5 days in August during my birthday trip. The grounds were absolutely beautiful and the room was very comfortable. I looked forward to the breakfast everyday. Not only was the food delicious but the atmosphere was very relaxing....More

    Thank Judith O
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$339 - US$584 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    Dizzy_gal_linds
    5 October 2017|
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    Response from Tony P | Property representative |
    Hello, we are 1.5 miles from the beach.
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    Erika S
    19 May 2017|
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    Response from franc0file | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure if all rooms have a fridge, but the one we stayed in did ( small, but it did the trick)
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    sunny77us
    1 February 2017|
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    Response from sunny77us |
    I did call and they got back to me immediately. They don't have a room with 2 beds for me and my sister sadly. Such a beautiful place though – I would love to visit with my husband!
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    "All of the rooms are lovely - I loved my Carriage House Suite!"
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    "Every Cottage is separate and absolutely perfect! The surrounding grounds are gorgeous!"
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    "Not sure there is a bad room here but the Garden Room was beautiful."
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