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1 room, 2 adults

Secret Garden Inn and Cottages, Santa Barbara, United States of America

3-star3 stars
1908 Bath St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, United States of America

City-center B&B within easy reach of Mission Santa Barbara
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Service
Fantastic service
Amenities
Great amenities
Food
Delicious food

Secret Garden Inn and Cottages, Santa Barbara, United States of America

from NZ$258
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Mockingbird)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Whippoorwill)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Cardinal)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Bobwhite)
  • Room, Multiple Beds, Private Bathroom (Wood Thrush)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Kingfisher)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Oriole)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Meadowlark)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Garden)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Hummingbird)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Yellow House)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Nightingale)

What’s around Secret Garden Inn and Cottages, Santa Barbara, United States of America

Landmarks

  • In Oak Park
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 22 min walk
  • Mission Santa Barbara - 20 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 21 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Natural History Museum - 27 min walk
  • Presidio Santa Barbara - 28 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Botanical Garden - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Los Padres National Forest - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 10 min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) - 45 min drive
  • Santa Barbara Station - 7 min drive
  • Goleta Station - 10 min drive
  • Carpinteria Station - 14 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 12 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast
Things to do
  • Spa services on site
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
Facilities
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping

Secret Garden Inn and Cottages, Santa Barbara, United States of America’s small print

Also known as

  • Secret Garden Inn Cottages Santa Barbara
  • Secret Garden Inn Santa Barbara
  • Secret Garden Santa Barbara
  • The Secret Garden Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Secret Cottages Santa Barbara
  • Secret Garden Cottages Santa Barbara
  • Secret Garden Inn and Cottages Santa Barbara
  • Secret Garden Inn and Cottages Bed & breakfast
  • Secret Garden Inn and Cottages Bed & breakfast Santa Barbara

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Secret Garden Inn and Cottages, Santa Barbara, United States of America

  • Are pets allowed at Secret Garden Inn and Cottages?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • Is parking offered at Secret Garden Inn and Cottages?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Secret Garden Inn and Cottages?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 7 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • What is there to do near Secret Garden Inn and Cottages?
    Recommended spots to visit include Mission Santa Barbara (1.1 mi) and Santa Barbara Museum of Art (1.1 mi), along with Santa Barbara County Courthouse (1.1 mi) and Santa Barbara Natural History Museum (1.4 mi).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Secret Garden Inn and Cottages?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Daily Grind (3-min walk), Ihop (10-min walk), and South Coast Deli (12-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 152 reviews

Very good 8.0
Cute place
Cute private little cottages, friendly staff. The rooms are very small, and a bit out dated, but comfortable and clean nonetheless. One thing that made me a bit uncomfortable is that I was getting ready to go sit in our jacuzzi on our private patio, and a staff walked right into the balcony without knocking or anything and just started cleaning the jacuzzi. What if I had been enjoying my patio or jacuzzi in the nude? You’d think knocking would be a must! One other small complaint is that the walls are thin, so although it’s a private entrance to each cottage, you do share walls and can easily hear your neighbors. Otherwise clean, nice staff and cute little garden to relax in, they other breakfast which is nice but they only serve quiche and breads so you may want to plan on going otherwise for breakfast anyway. They do have yummy baked treats in the evenings though, the brownies were good!
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely B&B in Santa Barbara
Beautiful time spent at the Secret Garden Inn in Santa Barbara. Gracious hospitality and the room was lovely. A large private bathroom made our stay so comfortable. The gardens are lovely with tables provided to eat breakfast outdoors if desired. The breakfast served was fantastic! This Inn was truly a delight to stay in!
Sally, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Secret Garden Inn and Cottages
This is a lovely setting for the cottages. The owner was very gracious and had an evening snack for the guests. It seemed much like a European bed and breakfast. The room was very attractive, clean, and comfortable. The only confusing thing initially is where the free parking is located. If you stay here, get directions for the parking before you go. I would highly recommend this as a great choice.
Ann, us1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Injury and No Partial or Full Refund
I made reservations for three nights, but had a bad fall and fractured my knee cap. I am in a immobilitzaitio splint and cannot drive. I asked for a refund or a partial refund because I could not be there becasue of injury and Domonique absolutely refused in no uncertain terms to refund any of my money. I was shocked and disheartened because I have been there several times. Needless to say, I will never to there again.
us3 night trip
Good 6.0
Ok , I guess
Anel, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Delightful stay in a charming cottage nestled in a garden that reminded me of Monet. Dominique is a wonderful hostess! Definitely recommend staying here!
us2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Beautiful slice of vintage California
A really delightful place to stay, beautiful gardens, pretty cottages, in a quiet neighborhood, with a delicious homemade breakfast, and big room. The only reason I don't give it five stars was due to the bed and pillows not being quite as comfortable as I'd hoped. Also it's a bit of a hike to get to State Street, which is fine, but for some reason I thought it was closer to the center of town. That said - plenty of private parking and easy access to e.g. the Mission, the highway, etc. I would go back and I would recommend it to others.
Melissa, us1 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
The main house remained closed and uninviting, ant
Laurie, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
French charm in Santa Barbara!
We love staying here and always have a wonderful time! Dominique is such a lovely innkeeper, and she makes delicious breakfast, offers wines for the evening, and makes brownies and GLORIOUS cider before bed! She’s accommodating, helpful, and really made our stay special! We will be back!
Timothy, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Charming Cottages near downtown
Lovely, homey garden and cottages.
Barbara, us2 night family trip

Secret Garden Inn and Cottages, Santa Barbara, United States of America

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