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The Secret Garden Inn

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1908 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2813 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
30 Sep1 Oct
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is not a big place and it feels like home. Well kept, quiet, relaxing atmosphere and so close to downtown without the hustling and buzzing. The owner is always there, the wine & cheese is served early evening and is a great way to...More

Thank thefrenchpro
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The good: Friendly and helpful host (Dominique) who provides great food and “what to do” advice. Excellent hot, homemade breakfasts (crustless quiche, baked goods, and fruit each day) with pleasant outdoor seating (served 8:30-10am). White wine in the evening and homemade brownies. Since it is...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

We loved the gardens and shady spots to sit and read. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The area is very nice with a coffee shop, bar & grill and restaurant within easy walking distance. The location if also near the Santa Barbara Mission and...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed one night and was pleasantly surprised by our bright & airy room which was an adequate size. The bathroom was a bit small but practical for our stay. The breakfast was lovely and consisted of home made quiche, fruit scones, croissants, Italian bread, toast,...More

Thank Grovelands
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This place was delightful! The bed was comfy, the room and bath were clean, the area was convenient to the Mission, Courthouse, State Street restaurants and attractions, etc. However, the best part was the Dominique, the Innkeeper. She was there to make our check-in easy,...More

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Secluded behind high hedges, hidden pathways, and romantic gardens in Santa Barbara, lies the Secret Garden Inn and Cottages, built in 1905 and now owned and run by Dominique Hannaux. Stay in a main house ...More guestroom, a cottage room or suite with or without private hot tub, or our completely private house. Surrounded by the Inn's gardens, all of our accommodations are romantic and peaceful. Enjoy the delicious Buffet Breakfast which includes: Dominique's French recipe quiches, fresh-baked scones, muffins, sweet breads, fresh fruit, coffee, tea and juices. Our rates also include wine, cheese and hors d'oeuvres at 5 pm and brownies and hot cider later in the evening! All our rooms have a TV-DVD, a private bath and shower and a hairdryer. Many fine restaurants, shops, museums and sights of beautiful Santa Barbara are just a short stroll or a quick bike ride from the Inn. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$183 - US$320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United States > California > Santa Barbara
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MaryLou S
25 January 2017|
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Response from mashacompton | Reviewed this property |
It's a 15-20 min walk to all the restaurants.
3 August 2016|
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Response from Graham W | Reviewed this property |
About three miles. About $5:50 on Uber.
6 December 2015|
Response from William K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the discount but if they haven't changed her food and got rid of their allergic cats I would stay somewhere else.
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"Not pricy. Super clean."
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"There is a wide variety of choices! We went with private garden over hot tub as we were visiting in August :)"
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