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Cheshire Cat Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 19 May 2014

This is honestly one of the best experiences I have ever had staying as a guest in an inn/hotel. The property is beautiful and charming and makes you feel like a guest in a friend's home. If you are looking to have privacy, feel enchanted and pampered, yet close enough to everything you want to see in Santa Barbara this...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 May 2014

My wife and I recently completed a trip up California Highway 1, and we had a wonderful stay at Cheshire Cat. This was our first time to Santa Barbara, and it was conveniently located to downtown. It's an older inn, but well kept and charming. We stayed in Alice's balcony, and the view of the mountains created a perfect backdrop...

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London, UK
Reviewed 16 May 2014

A delightful property, full of charm, with excellent staff and management. Easy parking and well located for leisurely strolls down State Street. Our room delighted us. It had a balcony overlooking the garden, a sofa, armchair and so on. No bath but a big shower with Molton Brown products. Some of the local traffic breaks the tranquillity, probably unavoidable in...

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Houston, TX
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We stayed at Cheshire Cat Inn only one night and decided to move to another inn for these reasons: 1) we didn't feel welcomed - we were greeted by the manager on duty with "you're too late for wine because you arrived 10 minutes too late" (fact: we arrived 10 minutes earlier than the 6:00 end time but she talked...

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CheshireCatInn, Owner at Cheshire Cat Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, In response to your recent review, I am sorry that the March Hare did not meet your expectations. It is considered our entry level room and therefore smaller in size but still able to accommodate 2 people comfortably along the lines of many bed and breakfast establishments in Europe. The lack of air conditioning is simply due to...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2014

This B&B is super cute! I stayed here with a friend when travelling through California and found our room to be very spacious and had everything we needed. Ample parking, right at the back of the house. The house itself looks like something from a postcard, really beautiful. It did have a hot tub which we didn't get to make...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Lovely setting in one of our favourite cities with lots of high quality accommodation choices already experienced so it was with a sense of anticipation we arrived to check into our two rooms in the main house. Disappointing! The rooms were small, and looked like they had only been cleaned in the main areas, lighting miserable if you wanted to...

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CheshireCatInn, Owner at Cheshire Cat Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for your detailed review as we are very interested in the experience of each guest at the Cheshire Cat Inn. We do want you to know that your comments are taken very seriously and to the extent we are able to remedy your concerns, we are doing so immediately. I have personally inspected the rooms in...

Ventura, California
Reviewed 25 March 2014

My husband and I were so sad when we saw that our normal B&B in SB was turned into student housing. So we decided to try the Cheshire Cat Inn, it was lovely! The staff was friendly and very hospitable. The room was clean and comfortable with high quality bathroom products. They served wine & hors d'oeuvres in the evening...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 22 March 2014

My mom and I were here for 3 nights in February and loved it! One block off of State St. and close to the Mission and highway. The hosts were excellent and paid close attention to detail. The amenities were fantastic... Wonderful, homemade breakfast, evening reception with wine & appetizers, and nice touches in our room. When I return to...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2014

If you are after a B&B in Santa Barbara then this is the place for you. Situated in a quiet district that is just a short walk from downtown. The staff are very pleasant and helpful. A continental type breakfast is included and is of good quality. Between 5 and 6 pm hors d'oeuvres and wine are provided, and this...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2014

I stayed here with my partner while travelling down the coast of California. The location of this beautiful b&b is fantastic: leafy streets and within walking distance of all the attractions and beach. The rooms were large and spacious with an old fashioned charm. The service was great, with homemade cookies each night and hosts that know the area well....

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cheshire Cat Inn features two stately Queen Anne Victorian homes, an elegant coach house with two suites and four two bed-roomed cottages, all surrounded by lush flower filled gardens and patios. The Inn is situated just one block from Santa Barbara's main shopping street, which is full of attractive courtyards and alleys. The Old Mission is an easy 20-minute walk in one direction and the beach a brisk 40 minutes in the other. Each one of the sunny guest rooms and cottages is unique, with an individual charm and ranges from the elegant to the whimsical. Some are larger split-level junior suites with private balconies, some have in-room Jacuzzi s and fireplaces. This romantic Santa Barbara inn also features flat screen LCD/DVD, ironing boards and refrigerators. There is free Wi-Fi and parking. All rooms have private baths and direct dial telephones. The rates include breakfast and local wines and hors d'oeuvres daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cheshire Cat Inn

Address: 36 W Valerio St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2524
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: £187 - £443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cheshire Cat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Cheshire Cat Hotel Santa Barbara
Cheshire Cat Inn Santa Barbara
Cheshire Cat Bed Breakfast
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“All looked good, depends on if you want a queen or king bed, and whether you are a morning or night person in terms of light in the room.”
sunlite, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Check out the website for room specifications. Some had balconies or patios, others were larger with separate bedrooms.”
494carolynb, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had the Caterpillar room which gave us more space -the rooms are generally smaller. We also had a balcony overlooking the pretty garden,”
junbug1, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms toward the interior of the property are probably quieter.”
grathy, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The two rooms in the carriage house across from the main house are quiet.”
bw43, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
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