Get an overview of this hotelClassic Hollywood style, near Santa Barbara beaches

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property

With a stay at Montecito Inn in Santa Barbara (Montecito), you'll be convenient to Andree Clark Bird Refuge and Santa Barbara Zoo.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and Casa Del Herrero.

Make yourself at home in one of the air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and a turndown service.

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center. This Mediterranean hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours).

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Santa Barbara? This hotel has 1100 square feet (102 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and a meeting room. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Dining venue
The following facilities are closed until further notice:
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Originally financed in 1927 by actor, producer, and director Charlie Chaplin, the Montecito Inn 4-star hotel is filled with reminders of its Golden Era heritage. The front desk keeps a library of Chaplin videos for complimentary use, and a frosted-glass door etched with Chaplin's silhouette leads to the conference room.

The conference room is equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access, a selection of audiovisual equipment, and a full kitchen; the 1100-square-foot (102-square-meter) room can host up to 52 people. An adjacent business center, available 24 hours a day, also includes a fax machine, copier, and 2 computers.

The fitness room provides standard exercise equipment including a treadmill, elliptical trainer, and weight machine. The adjacent sunny patio is furnished with lounge chairs and umbrella-covered tables. A splash pool, spa tub, and sauna are surrounded by shade trees and lush foliage. Guests can enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast every morning.

Guests of Montecito Inn can purchase passes for the Santa Barbara sightseeing trolley, which travels from the Montecito village area to State Street downtown, the pier, the Old Mission, and other popular local attractions. Other amenities include banquet facilities and wedding services, and luggage storage.

  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1928 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sauna 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Computer station 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 102 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1100 
  • Conference center 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

The restaurant and bar are temporarily closed for renovation. New dining experiences will be available in Fall 2017.

The following restaurants are available nearby:

  • Lucky's
  • Los Arroyos
  • Jeanine's
  • Tratoria Mollie
  • Cava
  • Tre Lune

Nearby Things to Do

This hotel's fitness room includes a treadmill, elliptical trainer, and weight machine. Guests also have access to a year-round splash pool, spa tub, and sauna. Bicycles are available for complimentary day use.

Nearby private fitness clubs offer day rates. Several facilities within a mile of the hotel include Simpatico (five blocks), Platinum Performance Fitness (six blocks), La Playa Pilates and Wellness Center (one mile), and the Montecito Athletic Club (one mile). White-sand Butterfly Beach is two blocks from the hotel.

Area golf courses include Montecito Country Club (one mile), the Valley Club of Montecito (three miles), and the Santa Barbara Golf Club (less than seven miles). Sunset cruises, whale-watching excursions, and fishing trips can be arranged at the Santa Barbara harbor (less than five miles). Horseback riding trips are within 15 miles. Hotel staff will arrange reservations and tee times.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel in the Santa Barbara area; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Parking height restrictions apply
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 3 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking. Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 15.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 15.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Montecito Inn

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.


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