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Fresno, California
Reviewed 24 March 2016

There are good and bad points to this property at this time Spring of 2016. First impression was cats had marked their lobby. My wife commented that there was quite a difference from the Trump Towers Mango sent in the air conditioners and this place.We had not read pets were welcome but doggie treats are at the door. The worst...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear CaliforniaKid93710, Thanks for leaving us a review! I'm really sorry to hear that you did not fully enjoy your stay. The Hotel Indigo is a brand that really strives to highlight the unique quirks, characteristics, and qualities of each hotel. Our hotel happens to be a pet friendly, boutique, art hotel located in the Funk Zone that underlines our...

Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Some (most) of the desk staff were not pleasant. They were not nasty, just unfriendly and cold. One girl (worked the desk on Tuesday March 22nd; mid afternoon) was the only exception. She always had a smile and pleasant words. Onto the hotel itself. Our room was very clean. Towels in abundance. Set up European style, there was not an...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear MissDiLovesTea, Thanks for leaving us a review! I'm sorry to hear that you had mixed feelings about your stay. We try our best to make sure that all of our guests leave one hundred percent satisfied, which means providing the best services and making sure our accommodations are both cozy and comfortable. Unfortunately we don't offer breakfast, but we...

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I stayed here for a work trip and found the hotel clean and quaint. The staff was very helpful and friendly. It was a perfect walking distance between the pier and downtown State Street, so conveniently close to restaurants, bars, and the beach. The rooms are small, and I opted for a garden patio room that had a cute little...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Morgan K, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a thoughtful review! We often find many guests staying at our hotel during business trips. Since you probably didn't get as much time to enjoy yourself in Santa Barbara, I hope that you still found the room a comfortable place to sit back and relax after a hard days...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The location was great - a really short walk to Stern's Wharf and the beach, and the shops were in walking distance too. The rooms whilst clean and new were quite small so it did feel a bit crammed. But it was my first time staying at a Hotel Indigo and I loved it. Would definitely stay at more Hotel...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Janelle G, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so happy to hear that your first impression of the Hotel Indigo was a positive one. Each hotel is unique and special based on their location. As you may have noticed, ours strongly represents a contemporary and artistic vibe that resonates throughout our Funk Zone...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Cute hotel - small rooms but nicely laid out. It's been cold here recently and they have wall heating units. So I'm guessing that if no one had stayed in this room for the last day or so, there's been no heat on. Checked in & turned the heating unit on full blast about 35 minutes ago - and I'm...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear jaynehartley, Thank you for leaving us a review! We are terribly sorry to hear that your room was cold. It does tend to get awfully chilly in Santa Barbara in the evenings, and if no one is in the room, there is no way for the heater to run. However, we can always offer extra blankets to our guests....

simi valley
Reviewed 26 January 2016

This place is really clean and has a Great staff they could not do enough for you and always a smile and greeting. Our room was a little small but very comfortable and clean reminds you of being in Europe.

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear fcard, We hope you had a great birthday weekend getaway. We try to make sure our guests feel extra special when they are celebrating a special occasion such as this one. We are glad to hear that our hotel went above and beyond your expectations. Hopefully, you got a chance to sit back, relax, and enjoy all the wonders...

Orange, California
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Nice contemporary hotel, very clean and everything looks brand new. The rooms and bathrooms are very small but they have nice amenities and as long as you are out about the town you won't care about the small rooms. Location is great: Less than 5 minute walk to the pier Less than 5 minute walk to the "Funk Zone" Less...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Matt K, Thank you for leaving us such a detailed and positive review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the unique qualities of our boutique hotel. We strive to keep our hotel updated with contemporary amenities as well as as a contemporary style and design in order to maintain ultimate comfort levels. Our location is another...

Reviewed 29 December 2015

I stay at the Indigo whenever I am in Santa Barbara. Occasionally I try other hotels, but I keep coming back. I was suspicious of the "ecotel" label anticipating it to mean "small, cramped, cheap. I was pleasantly surprised to find something else. The hotel has a nice quiet feel to it without being pretentious. The rooms are small but...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Allison F, We are so happy to have such a loyal guest, such as yourself, leave us a kind and positive review. Our unique and eco-friendly design allows us to strive towards a modern, chic, and comfortable environment, while still leaving a small footprint on our earth and making sure that our guests have the utmost relaxing stay. Our...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Affordable hotel on State Street. Great service, but the rooms are way too small for more than 1 person. We book for 5 nights and stayed 2, as we had a dog and there was no way the three of us could have lasted that long. The staff were apologetic and very accommodating. If you stay, always get a patio...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear BrityBoo, We are sorry to hear that you did not spend the duration of your stay with us. We sure do love having pups at our hotel, and we do our very best to make sure they are well accommodated. Hopefully, your pup was able to at least enjoy the doggy treats by our front door! On the flip...

Aliso Viejo, California
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Front desk staff were nice enough but manager was not very accommodating for a practical request. We stayed here for a few nights in the last two weeks. Our first nights stay was in a really cramped space. The other nights were in a little more breathable room. The rooms are clean at least. The ongoing construction next door and...

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Amanda L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear GeeeWeeez, We appreciate you taking the time to leave us some honest feedback. It is quite unfortunate to hear that you did not have a positive experience at our hotel. We are just as eager as you are to have the Funk Zone renovations complete because we strive to provide our guests with the utmost comfort during their stay....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara blends historic splendor with sophisticated design and offers eco-friendly, artful lodging steps from the Funk Zone, Stearns Wharf, and Urban Wine Trail. Contemporary art, colorful murals, and a plant-filled living wall grace this 41-room boutique hotel. Guest rooms feature spa-inspired showers with Aveda products and the smaller footprint characteristic of environmentally friendly lodging. Select rooms have private outdoor gardens and mountain views. Facilities include a business center, fitness room, boardroom, art library, living wall, open air lounges, and a MCASB Satellite art museum. Stay in the heart of art at Santa Barbara's hottest address! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara

Address: 121 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3529
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $246 - $482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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#3 Green Hotel in Santa Barbara
#15 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara
#26 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Rooms are small, go for a queen instead of King, you will have more room”
 of 5 bubbles 548sj, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“To get more space, book a room with a garden sitting area. It was worth the extra $$”
 of 5 bubbles AnneAndrews, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a neighbor with a dog who barked quite a bit- but we weren't bothered. No other noises-but loved our patio on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles amybY7093QW, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were pretty much the same, ask for a first floor with a patio if they are available.”
 of 5 bubbles 756neilg, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We found our south-side room to be very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles wendycl2016, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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