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Secret Garden Inn and Cottages

1908 Bath St , Santa Barbara, CA 93105 USA (Show map)
4.2
329 Reviews
$135 - $275
per night

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About

The Secret Garden is one of Santa Barbara's oldest inns, formerly called the Blue Quail. The inn consists of a main house and four cottages set in a lush jasmine, Jacaranda and camellia filled garden. The intertwined branches of the Persimmon, Avocado and Pecan trees combined with the high hedges and private lawns add to the secrecy of the garden while Hummingbirds, blue jays and trickle of fountains add peace and tranquillity. All eleven rooms have private bathrooms and four of the suites have a private outdoor Hot Tub.

Rooms & Rates

Bob White

White covered feather comforter and furnishings in soft greens characterize this room. The spacious bathroom with an old claw foot tub overlooks the back garden.

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

Nightly Rate: $135/$121

Cardinal

Handsomely decorated in forest green paisley with cranberry accents. This cottage room consists of a sitting room with TV DVD, separate bedroom and a shared veranda overlooking the back gardens.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $175/$160

Garden Room

A very light and airy room painted soft blue with hardwood floors. TV. French doors open on to its own private garden.

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

Nightly Rate: $175/$160

Hummingbird

Decorated in light shades of green, this room has a queen size bed, and a love seat overlooking the private deck and hot tub. The bathroom has an old clawfoot tub.

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

Nightly Rate: $220/$198

Kingfisher

Intimate room with old rose and green furnishings. Refrigerator, private deck with hot tub. LCD TV DVD. Spacious bathroom with an old clawfoot tub.

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

Nightly Rate: $175/$160

Meadowlark

This delightfully sunny room has a bay window with a seat overlooking the garden. Private bath with tub and shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $135/$121

Mockingbird

Enter from a veranda which ovewrlooks the garden. A sunny room decorated in yellow. LCD TV DVD. Private bathroom with clawfoot tub.

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

Nightly Rate: $150/$137.50

Nightingale

Elegant two room suite with hard wood floors. Gas fireplace in the bedroom. TV DVD and refrigerator in the sitting room. Private bath and shower. Private patio with an spacious outdoor hot tub.

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

Nightly Rate: $255/$231

Oriole

Cozy room with built in bookshelves and charming bay window seat overlooking the front gardens. Hardwood floors and a private redwood deck with an outdoor hot tub.

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

Nightly Rate: $180/$180

Woodthrush

Overlooks side garden and lawn. Decorated in peach and beige colors, this cottage has an additional twin bed and a sitting room with TV DVD and A/C. Woodburning stove. The spacious bathroom has an old clawfoot tub and a refrigerator.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $255/$231

Whippoorwill

A charming room overlooking the back garden, decorated in light pink and florals with roses, TV, A/C, sitting area with a day bed . Private bath with an old clawfoot tub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $150/$137.50

Yellow house

A large 2 bedroom house, sleeps 4. Fireplace , TV DVD in sitting room, dining room, equipped kitchen with breakfast nook, washer dryer, A/C, private deck and hot tub, garden with fruit trees.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $350/$330

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Reviews

Overall
4.2

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  • Guest room3.9
  • Services4.4
  • Value4.0
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Dining4.3

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A charming place to stay...

4.2 on April 10, 2014

I am pleased to have found 'The Secret Garden' as I plan to use it as my base for my future visits to the Santa Barbara area. I am very comfortable recommending this B&B to anyone who may be reading this review.


sweet but the room was too small and for 2 people and a dog.

2.6 on April 06, 2014

The room was small and hard to fit luggage into. We could barely fit our luggage in-between the hot tub and and the wall to the bedroom to get to the front door. I realized from the photo that is must be photographed from outside the front door-not totally accurate.


My first B & B

3.4 on April 06, 2014

My husband and decided to try our first bed and breakfast and decided to come here. The room was nice and comfortable. The house is old but that added to the charm . The breakfast wasn't that good so I only had a biscuit


Loved this place!

4.4 on March 29, 2014

Can't wait to stay again!!!


Nice Surprise

4.4 on March 28, 2014

Decided to stay here on a whim. Good thing we did, thoroughly enjoyed the stay at the Secret Garden! Dominique was an outstanding host, her breakfasts were unique and extremely tasty, and the property was better than expected as it appeared to be fairly close to the 101 freeway. We enjoyed a quiet and restful stay at the Secret Garden Inn. So far, it is the best value for the money we've found in Santa Barbara as we stay there 3 - 4 times per year for family events. Would definitely recommend it!


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Location

Location Type

Downtown

Airport

Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) 8 Miles miles

Directions to property:

Take 101 South, then Mission street exit, turn left onto Mission, travel one block and turn right onto Castillo street, travel one block and turn left onto Pedregosa street, travel one block and turn left onto Bath street, The Inn is on your right.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Beach, Historical interests, Museum, Nature area, 1/2 mile from Santa Barbara Mission, Picnic area, Religious Services, Rodeo, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo, Billiards, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Billiards, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00
  • Check Out:: 12noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Limited Restricted to cottages with private garden or deck

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on weekends only
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night
  • Cancellations: 7 Days or more prior to arrival and $25 cancellation fee otherwise

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Dominique HANNAUX

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8.30-10.00
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining room, In-room/Garden

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Artichoke and pesto casserole
Delicious light casserole with tomatoes, artichoke hearts, parmesan and mozarella cheese, pesto.


Details

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1908 Bath St , Santa Barbara, CA 93105 USA (Show map)

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