A Vibrant Art Hotel in Santa Barbara, California

Stay where the action is at our art hotel in Santa Barbara, California just steps from the Funk Zone, dynamic restaurants, the Amtrak train station, and the waterfront. Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara features stylish, compact guest rooms with unique space-efficient touches designed for the traveler on the go, placing our guests a step ahead of the rest. Easily transition from morning meetings to afternoon hikes to evening concerts and patio dinners. Our European-style hotel in Santa Barbara also offers complimentary bike rentals, with additional perks for car-free travelers and a premier location that provides guests with an easy route for where they want to go.

A Contemporary Choice

Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara offers a breath of fresh air compared to more traditional hotels. Discover our on-site award-winning restaurant, Santo Mezcal, or gather in our open-air lounges with a book and glass of wine. Our intimate hotel has 41 micro guest rooms, complete with premium linens and European-style wet bathrooms. In addition to free Wi-Fi, a host of convenient amenities complement your stay.

An Authentic Local Experience

Immerse yourself in our city bursting with small-town charm while staying at our hotel in downtown Santa Barbara dotted with thought-provoking art works. Discover your pink moment sunset backdrop, surf under sunny skies, or spend a day in the Funk Zone, an industrial warehouse district of boutiques, trendy restaurants, and local art galleries. It’s easy to travel like an explorer with all the best parts of Santa Barbara right at your fingertips.

Santo Mezcal Restaurant and Bar onsite

Presenting the latest Los Agaves Restaurant, discover the interlacing flavors of contemporary and old world Mexican cuisine at Santo Mezcal, Santa Barbara. With a menu designed around seasonal and local ingredients, Executive Chef Ricardo Garcia delights the palate with dishes that showcase both traditional customs and exceptional quality. After your adventures in Santa Barbara, return to our art hotel to indulge in modern Mexican dishes at Santo Mezcal, or order room service to enjoy a meal from the comfort of your room.


Bring the whole family to Hotel Indigo! Our pet-friendly hotel in Santa Barbara, CA is excited to welcome cats and dogs to our charming property near the Funk Zone. Upon arrival, let your furry friends be pampered with our handy welcome bags filled with treats, bowls, toys, and potty pads! Looking to explore the area with your four-legged companions? We also provide a welcome letter outlining some of our favorite pet-friendly attractions and restaurants!