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    Simpson House Inn

    121 E Arrellaga St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1903
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    Reviewed 19 August 2017

    My Cottage was perfect. It had a downstairs sitting room and a bedroom loft upstairs. The room and the amenities, great. When going in for the breakfast, you are met by the most attentive staff who satisfy your every need. You may sit inside or...More

    Thank ntterose
    Response from Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House InnResponded 25 September 2017

    Dear ntterose, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn and taking the time to write a nice review. Please come back to see us and we certainly appreciate you staying with us.

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    Our stay at Simpon House Inn started with an excellent and helpful phone call with Tony for our reservations. He was able to provide the exact rooms we needed for our family of four adults. Simpson House Inn is on a tranquil street within walking...More

    Thank Janice I
    Response from Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House InnResponded 25 September 2017

    Dear Janice I, Thank you so much for the kind words about the Simpson House Inn. We are glad the rooms worked for your families needs with so many different rooms to choose from. We hope to welcome you again and thank you for staying...More

    Reviewed 3 August 2017

    We stayed here for a wedding on the recommendation of the bride. The Simpson House, hidden behind tall, well groomed hedges is a lovely peaceful place. The staff is gracious and will help a guest with any need. Our cottage was the Pendle. A beautiful...More

    Thank LaFuch
    Response from Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House InnResponded 25 September 2017

    Dear LaFuch, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn. We are so grateful for you staying with us and we hope you return soon.

    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    From the time we came onsite to after checkout this was a glorious experience. Upon check-in we were met with the most friendly staff at the reception, Barbara. She was efficient, welcoming and quick to get us settled in to enjoy the room and grounds....More

    Thank 18JennP92
    Response from Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House InnResponded 25 September 2017

    Dear 18JennP92, Thank you so much for the kind words about Barbara, Peggy and the Simpson House Inn. We are so grateful for our wonderful staff here and we truly enjoy serving guests such as yourself. Please come back to see us.

    Reviewed 27 July 2017

    I never post reviews but I felt compelled to do so for this specific Inn since their service was beyond exceptional. I took my boyfriend here for his birthday and we had an amazing experience overall. We stayed at the Plumstead Cottage. The bedroom was...More

    Thank talialee96
    Response from Tony P, Front Office Manager at Simpson House InnResponded 25 September 2017

    Dear talialee96, We are so glad you and your boyfriend enjoyed your stay here at the Simpson House Inn. We appreciate that you posted a review and cancelled all of your plans while here in Santa Barbara to enjoy your cottage. We hope to see...More

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    Dizzy_gal_linds
    6 October 2017|
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    Response from Tony P | Property representative |
    Hello, we are 1.5 miles from the beach.
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    Erika S
    20 May 2017|
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    Response from franc0file | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure if all rooms have a fridge, but the one we stayed in did ( small, but it did the trick)
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    sunny77us
    2 February 2017|
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    I did call and they got back to me immediately. They don't have a room with 2 beds for me and my sister sadly. Such a beautiful place though – I would love to visit with my husband!
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    "Every Cottage is separate and absolutely perfect! The surrounding grounds are gorgeous!"
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    "Not sure there is a bad room here but the Garden Room was beautiful."
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