We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Secret Garden Inn

Save
Traveller (79)
Room & Suite (207)
Dining (16)
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brownie”(30 reviews)
“quiche”(27 reviews)
“hot cider”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Rooms
29 Apr30 Apr
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$185.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Santa Barbara hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f47e36e8a70246249ce76745d2360d8a", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":119670,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[43025984],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":4,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":4,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":185,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"f47e36e8a70246249ce76745d2360d8a","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":188,"lowestMetaPrice":185,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":188,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":188,"lowestMetaPrice":185,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":188,"hotelName":"The Secret Garden Inn","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImY0N2UzNmU4YTcwMjQ2MjQ5Y2U3Njc0NWQyMzYwZDhhIiwiQUlLIjoiMDY3YTNkNzNjNWZkNDgyYmIzYjhmM2U2NzZiMjVjNTMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "29/04/2018", "checkOut": "30/04/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$185", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"43025984":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (209)
Filter reviews
192 results
Traveller rating
90
52
21
10
19
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
90
52
21
10
19
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbrowniequichehot ciderhot tubwine and cheeseb bmain cottageavocado treesenjoyed every bitecornbreaddaily grindthe cottagesprivate deckother guestseach morningbreakfast was amazinggarden room
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 192 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn at Little Washington it's not. But yes, you can bring your dog, albeit not to the highly touted breakfast. Signs of previous occupants linger in the rooms, forget clothes hangers, and be careful of the scalding-hot water. The bathtub showers, with nothing to...More

Thank Karl M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was spacious, sunny, and clean. We had a busy weekend so we regret not being able to spend more time at the inn. We will return! Our hostess was warm and friendly. Check-in and check-out was quick. Breakfast was very good - especially...More

Thank Janice L
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were treated like family. Our room in the main house was comfortable and very clean. Our hostess was super friendly and accommodated our every need. Wine and cheese happy hour was outstanding and a delicious French breakfast was waiting...More

Thank ELProfessor
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Charming rooms, good bathroom, specially good breakfast. Avoids the typical canned pre-packaged foods and not only sweet and sugary items. Quiche, eggs, real yoghurts and so on.Very enjoyable on good weather days to start the day in the (secret) garden. Evening cheese and wine is...More

Thank RogerEllman
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to stay if you are looking for friendly informal comfort. Breakfasts are so good. Not at all like the pushing n shoving as if people will never eat again. We have experienced this in other USA hotels. Very relaxed great start to the...More

Thank gwynEngland
View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
US$181 - US$342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$181 - US$342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (79)
Room & Suite (207)
Dining (16)
Pool & Beach (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
MaryLou S
25 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from mashacompton | Reviewed this property |
It's a 15-20 min walk to all the restaurants.
0
Votes
ecl921
3 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Graham W | Reviewed this property |
About three miles. About $5:50 on Uber.
0
Votes
KFR2
6 December 2015|
Answer
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.
0
Votes
Room Tips
"There is a wide variety of choices! We went with private garden over hot tub as we were visiting in August :)"
Read review
"Go elsewhere."
Read review
"Stay somewhere else"
Read review
"Request a cottage for more privacy. If you need accessibility, there are rooms in the main house."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing