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Cincinnati, OH
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We are not ordinarily "bed & breakfast" people, but the TripAdvisor reviews and location of this property (convenient to State Street, the main street in Santa Barbara) convinced me to give it a try. We were not disappointed. The property is absolutely beautiful -- like a hidden garden respite in a Santa Barbara neighborhood. We reserved the Garden Room and...

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Grand Cayman
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We stayed at the Simpson House Inn for two delightful nights. We originally booked for just one night but extended our stay by a further night. We experienced two different rooms, both unique and beautiful (first the Parlour Room, then the Garden Cottage/Room) I've read the reviews on TA, including the few "Poor" rated ones. I think its important to...

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Just walk onto the grounds and you know this is something superior. The service is impeccable. The food is wonderful. The rooms are more than comfortable. And the grounds are Edenic. You just feel like you have entered something special. It may be the best place I have ever stayed.

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Reviewed 5 September 2015

We have just returned from from one of the very best hospitality experiences of our traveling lives. It is said that nothing is perfect, but The Simpson House Inn offers good reason to question that. It is an incredible merging of warm hospitality with refinement at a well-located compound in a wonderful setting. A far better experience than a large...

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Arizona
Reviewed 29 August 2015

The glowing reviews of this place hardly seem to do it justice: the accommodations, the grounds, the service are all exceptional. The food is just amazing: a creative breakfast dish each morning (or eggs cooked to order if you’d prefer), wonderful hors d’oeuvres and wine before you head off to dinner, then diet-defying little cakes & pastries in the evening....

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We (two ladies) spent six delightful nights in the Carriage House of Simpson House Inn. The Carriage House is the only accommodation they have with two separate beds. The single bed was quite comfortable as well as the queen. The beautiful breakfasts each morning - which we always took on the veranda - to enjoy the lovely gardens-were delicious and...

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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed in the garden suite. Very intimate and quiet. Just love the grounds. Breakfast with our friends in the gazebo was lovely every morning. Would definitely return if we're back in the Santa Barbara area. Well done. Ed & Nancy Saskatoon, Canada

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Greve, Denmark
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We had my wife 50 years birthday here staying for 2 nights. It was way to short a stay. We need to come back. The house, the garden and the service is a state of art, completely unique. We will most surely come back. Love Simpson Inn and Santa Barbera.

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My wife & I spent our anniversary at this marvelous Inn in Santa Barbara CA. The room was sheltered in a grove of old English Oaks. The Staff were more than accommodating. We my wife & I have traveled extensively & we rate this B&B in the top 5

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Carrollton, Texas
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We stayed in the Sun Room. The room was great! The shower is small, as stated in the on line room description. The bed was as comfortable as home. The balcony of the room was awesome. We enjoyed sitting outside on the balcony at night. The property is beautiful, with many outdoor sitting areas and water features! The staff was...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Simpson House Inn

Address: 121 E Arrellaga St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1903
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $468 - $841 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simpson House Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Simpson House Hotel Santa Barbara
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“Expect a hike up old creaky stairs or request a downstairs room or cottage.”
kents633, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Every room is fantastic. We stayed in the Robert & Julia room and enjoyed the expansive deck for beautiful sunrise and sunsets”
jacobh370, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“driveway is a bit tight but provides comp parking”
FlamingoResortSpa, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I'd be inclined to take one of the outbuildings -- more secluded.”
winst0n4, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Julia and Robert Simpson room, has a wraparound veranda.”
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Choogee, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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