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Bath Street Inn

1720 Bath Street , Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2910 USA (Show map)

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The Bath Street Inn, located close to the heart of old Santa Barbara, offers the traditional warmth and hospitality of a European Bed and Breakfast Inn. The eight guest rooms in the main three-story house are a charming mixture of nooks and crannies revealed during the renovation, and the luxury and comfort of added modern amenities.



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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.7

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Great Find.

4.0 on November 29, 2014

I took my girlfriend to the inn for a quick visit to Santa Barbara. The house is beautiful and the service was great. Everyone working at the Inn was very friendly and accommodating. I highly recommend it for a romantic getaway to SB. The house is within walking distance of State Street as well.

Delightful respite

4.6 on October 20, 2014

My husband and I arrived late and were met at the door by a gracious woman who seemed to sense how tired we were. Wine and cheese hour was long over but she asked if she could pour us a glass of wine. We "supped" on the home-baked cakes and cookies -- all good and several remarkable. The ambiance is charming and welcoming, cozy rather than pretentious Victorian, and countless books. Best feature was its people, owner and staff seemed to take seriously the responsibilities of a hostess, including frank advice about local attractions. we wished we could have stayed longer. Kate Auspitz, Somerville, MA

Cozy and Relaxing; a Gem

4.8 on August 07, 2014

I stayed for one night at the Balcony Room and found Bath Street Inn the perfect place to relax after a long drive from the Bay Area. The balcony room was quaint, and the perfect private hideaway. The Innkeepers were polite, hospitable, knowledgeable about the area, and willing to give good recommendations about nearby restaurants. Homemade cakes, several kinds of cookies, tea, followed the next hour by cheese, wine, and crackers, striking up a chat with a couple at another table in the back patio, surrounded by beautiful landscaping...who could ask for more? Only a few blocks from shops on State Street, I easily found a nearby Mediterranean restaurant that Vicki recommended and had a huge dinner. The breakfast was scrumptious with their special fancy granola, eggs florentine, homemade muffin, yogurt, watermelon cup, coffee, and it is obvious that they take great pride serving their breakfasts. After my stay, Marie even remembered to email me the recipes for their eggs florentine and shortbread cookies that I had asked about. All in all, I had a memorable mini-vacation at a home where I hope to return to some day. This is a place to come to be pampered!

50th Wedding Anniversary

5 on July 15, 2014

We had a very busy weekend in Santa Barbara. Bath Street Inn made our stay and anniversary that more special. We never expected to have this opportunity to celebrate our anniversary like this. It was one of most wonderful events in our lives thanks to Marie, Deborah, Vickie and the Staff. Everything was just so wonderful - the accommodations, the food (was just out of this world). We hope we'll be able to come back and enjoy this experience all over again and that others will come and enjoy themselves the way we did. Again Thank You so very much!!!!!

Great place to stay!

5 on June 04, 2014

Vicki was especially friendly and helpful. Great service and food. Highly recommended! Easy walking distance to everything downtown and State Street.

very hospitable

4.2 on September 18, 2013

Service was most hospitable. Lovely outside patio for breakfast. Enjoyable hosts. Convenient to down town Santa Barbara.

College visit

5 on April 09, 2013

We stayed at the Bath St. Inn numerous times during our two son's 7 years of college at UCSB. We were NEVER disappointed. They are very accomodating and the food was EXCELLECT. We liked eating by ourselves at our own table. Not every B&B has that!

Perfect location, very nice place

4.4 on February 25, 2013

We spent a night at the Bath street inn while touring through South California last summer. The particular thing about this inn is that you feel that you’re staying in a family house yet it’s very professional. Our room, the Jaracanda, located on the back of the house, had a private access which is very convenient . Nice room, spacious bathroom, very clean. The inn is perfectly located in a quiet neighborhood just a few blocks away from Santa Barbara’s main street and all the shops. Delicious breakfast, perfect service. We recommend it!

Loved the room!

3.6 on August 15, 2012

This b&b is really nice! People were very welcoming and they have awesome homemade cakes available all day. The room my husband and I stayed in was really cool, we had a small balcony and an awesome tub.

Geat, quiet escape...

4.8 on April 09, 2012

The Bath St Inn is a lovely place to step back in time to when life moved a little slower. The rooms are lovely - we were in the Rose Room. There is an extensive video library for guest's viewing enjoyment. Afternoon tea, evening wine n cheese and breakfasts are delicious and thoughtfully prepared on site. There are even some delicious gluten-free baked treats available! I bake and I know making gluten free taste that good is not easy! The location is handy for accessing State St Shops on foot. Our hosts were warm, friendly and quite knowledgeable about the area. We'll be back!

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Rooms & Rates


All rooms have a private bath, televison, telephone, antiques and fresh flowers. Two have king size beds and a shower. The other is a queen with a shower and tub. In person check-in time is between 2 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2


Jacuzzi bath in bedroom area.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Garden Room

The Garden Room, located on the first floor, is a sunny room with the feeling of a quiet French country garden, double jacuzzi/shower, queen bed, VCR and private entrance.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $148 - $185

Abigail Room

The Abigail Room, located on the second floor, is the original master bedroom, a bright airy sun-filled room, forest green print wall paper with rose king comforter. Shower only.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Balcony Room

The Balcony Room, located on the second floor, is our hideaway-under-the-eaves room. Cozy sitting area, queen bed and sunset view from the historic "eyelid" balcony. Shades of green with rose accents. Shower only.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Rose Room

The Rose Room, located on the second floor, is an intimate Victorian room, romantic iron queen bed, old-fashioned rose wallpaper, VCR and hardwood floors. Double Jacuzzi bathtub/shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Partridge Room

The Partridge Room, located on the second floor, has an elegant king size bed with a handmade quilt, Victorian claw-footed tub and shower, small balcony overlooking the Santa Ynez mountains, hardwood floors.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Summer Room

The Summer Room, located on the third floor, is a spacious luxurious king bedroom with sloped ceilings, alcove and ceiling fan. Peach wallpaper and vibrant floral comforter. Shower only.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Tiffany Room

The Tiffany Room, located on the third floor, is an old fashioned queen room with shades of soft blue and green, with roses everywhere, bathtub/shower with a view of the mountains. Will accommodate a third person at an additional $25.00.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Wedgwood Room

The Wedgwood Room, located on the third floor, is a cozy room with a queen bed, Wedgwood pattern wallpaper, corner window seat. Shower only.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Wisteria Room

The Wisteria Room, located on the first floor, has a hand-quilted comforter that accents the romantic queen bed. Relax in a Jacuzzi bathtub for two. Gas fireplace, air conditioning, VCR and private entrance.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Country Suite

The Country Suite, located on the second floor, is a bright and airy spacious room with mountain views. Cozy romantic decor invites you to turn on the gas Franklin stove after a relaxing soak in the Jacuzzi bathtub. Sleep in the four poster queen canopy pencil bed and wake up to coffee in your own kitchen.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Susan's Loft

Treasure your own private retreat from the world. Susan's Loft, located on the third floor, is a romantic aerie overlooking the Santa Ynez Mountains. Enjoy the view and breeze from your queen bed, the Jacuzzi bathtub or from your own balcony. Gas Franklin stove.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location Type

6 blocks from historic downtown, 1 1/2 miles from beach, 45 minute drive to vineyards, Downtown, Oceanfront, Wine country


Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Directions to property:

From SOUTH: Exit Highway 101 on Arrellaga Street; left on Bath to 1720, 1 1/2 blocks. From NORTH: Exit Highway 101 on Carrillo Blvd, left on Carrillo, left on Bath to 1720, 7 blocks.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Whale Watching, California Missions, University of California, Santa Barbara, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Board games, CD player, Library, Videos , Fresh flowers, Antiques, Complimentary off-street parking, video library

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Wine Tasting, Antiquing, Live theater, Whale watching, Concerts, Museums & Missions, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3pm - 7 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only The inn is non-smoking indoors.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum stay for weekends
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Pre-payment for half of the stay; for reservations of one night only, payment in full is requested.
  • Cancellations: Twenty dollar cancellation processing fee if deposit has been charged. Full refund less processing fee with minimum of seven days notice; reservations for three or more rooms will require a minimum of two weeks notice for refund.



Marie, Deborah and Marti

Languages spoken

Some Spanish, English

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Foodies all and crazy about Santa Barbara and the beach. Deborah and Marie love detective fiction and movies, as reflected in the inn's video and book libraries; Marti has her hands full keeping up with her very active daughter.

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  • Time Served: from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Patio and Parlor, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten free by rqst, Dairy free by rqst


1720 Bath Street , Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2910 USA (Show map)

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