Surrounded by lush gardens and swaying palms, the Inn by the Harbor is an enchanting Santa Barbara, California inn ideal for romantic getaways, family vacations, and even relaxing solo trips. With classic Mediterranean flare, lush gardens and a variety of relaxing features like an enclosed sundeck courtyard and whirlpool spa, Inn by the Harbor is a charming seaside escape not to be missed.

Our Santa Barbara family-friendly hotel is located just three blocks away from Santa Barbara’s picturesque waterfront and we offer complimentary bike rentals for guests to explore our fascinating city. Every guest enjoys deluxe continental breakfast each morning, an afternoon reception, and milk and cookies before bed. We'll welcome you with champagne on arrival.

Reflecting the Spanish style of Santa Barbara, the white adobe inn features red tile roofs, inlaid tile staircase and wrought iron embellishments. A scenic choice among hotels in Santa Barbara, our coastal hideaway boasts 43 accommodations ranging from single rooms to spacious suites equipped with full kitchens, ideal for family vacationers and extended stays.


If you're looking for kid-friendly hotels in Santa Barbara, the Inn by the Harbor has you covered. You'll find a wide range of convenient services and facilities that make us one of the most inviting Santa Barbara family hotels. Enjoy the best of Southern California with your family and delight in having everything you need at your fingertips.

  • Complimentary Parking
  • Free High Speed Wireless Internet
  • No Resort Fees
  • 43 well-appointed accommodations, all non-smoking
  • Heated swimming pool and whirlpool **Please note that work will begin in the later part of 2019 to incorporate accessibility to the pool area for all guests
  • Enclosed sundeck courtyard
  • Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast
  • Afternoon wine and cheese reception
  • Evening milk and cookies
  • Guest laundry
  • Complimentary beach cruiser bikes
  • Winter monthly rates available

Rooms & Suites

Inn by the Harbor offers Mediterranean-inspired Santa Barbara lodging that ranges from intimate single rooms to spacious suites with full kitchens. Our enchanting Santa Barbara rooms and suites are ideal for vacations and extended stays, as well as romantic getaways by the sea.

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Wall safe
  • Armoire with flat screen television
  • Complimentary HBO
  • DVD player with free movie rentals
  • Voice mail
  • Data port