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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 August 2014

This is my favorite place to stay in SB. Everything is done right from the morning breakfast to the cozy cabins. Charming throughout. Have not dined in the restaurant but it looks lovely as well. So many options for great food in walking distance.

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Surrey, England
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Stayed for just one night a couple of weeks ago. Upon arrival, we wished we were staying longer. With this in mind, we would definitely go back if we were ever in the area again. The room we had was beautiful - large, clean and overlooking the pretty garden area. I thought the little extra touches like the wine and...

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Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 22 August 2014

My family of four stayed in the 2 bedroom suite earlier this month and it was quite nice! Bedrooms were separated by a sitting area (couch, 2 chairs and a desk) and also an additional half bath. Rooms were comfortable, clean and well-furnished. Hotel grounds were beautiful, and the wine/cheese, oreos/milk and morning breakfast were all a nice touch. My...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2014

An unexpected stay, thanks to a recommendation. What a lovely gem of an Inn. Too bad we could only stay for one night. Welcoming, relaxed and inviting common spaces, both inside and out Our small, light-filled room aided by high ceiling and large mirror. Dinner in-house was delicious. Staff was friendly and eager. Kudos on both the complimentary wines &...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We were excited to stay at The Upham for a wedding in Santa Barbara. The reviews were mostly great so we booked it. Upon arrival, the exterior and grounds were so charming and pretty that we were shocked when we walked into the room. The stench of mold/damp/wetness hit us hard. It was overwhelming. Since we were in the main...

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jan1404, General Manager at The Upham Hotel & Country House, responded to this review

We are shocked that our guests found dissatisfaction with the condition of their room. We have received many positive comments from our guests regarding the cleanliness of our rooms. We are very sorry that we were unable to move them to a room that they would have found more acceptable.

Piedmont, California
Reviewed 17 August 2014

The Upham is a lovely, clean and convenient hotel in the middle of downtown Santa Barbara. The staff was friendly, the complimentary breakfast and wine and hors d'oeuvres were each delicious, tasteful, and the rooms fresh and comfortable. We could easily exercise, shop and sightsee from this location without needing a car or taxi. We can't wait to come back!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Only stayed for one night which was a shame as I loved Santa Barbara and loved this hotel. When I arrived the staff were very friendly, the room was lovely and clean and was surrounded by lovely gardens and flowers. The breakfast was very nice it was a shame I missed the complimentary wine and biscuits in the afternoon and...

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 8 August 2014

The Upham Hotel & Country House is a beautiful and peaceful distraction from 21st Century chaos. Hidden away on the corner of a quiet Santa Barbara residential street, this beautiful historic home built in the late 1800's by a cousin of Abraham Lincoln, offers clean nicely decorated quest rooms in the main house and in surrounding cottage type buildings facing...

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San Diego
Reviewed 6 August 2014

My son, daughter and I are just back from two nights at the Upham Hotel and couldn't be happier. My son will be attending UCSB in the fall, and I'm thrilled to have a quiet and quaint place to call my home away from home. The Upham has free parking available and is ust a block and a half from...

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Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We spent 3 nights in the smallest room at the Country House. I was initially concerned about the lack of air conditioning but the cross breezes through the two windows and overhead fan offered ample air. Breakfast and afternoon wine and cookies were delightful, as was the staff that greeted us each day. We loved spending time on the patio...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Victorian treasure in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, the Upham Hotel and Country House is the oldest continuously operating hotel in Santa Barbara, Southern California. Constructed of redwood with sweeping verandas, the 58-room 1871 landmark is surrounded by an acre of gardens and combines the intimacy of a bed and breakfast with the convenience of a full-service hotel and conference facility. ... more   less 

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Address: 1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $320 - $457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Upham Hotel & Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
The Upham Hotel Santa Barbara
Upham Santa Barbara
Upham Hotel Santa Barbara
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#9 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
#11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
#15 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara
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