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Simpson House Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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santa rosa
Reviewed 8 March 2017

What a nice surprise to indulge in a once in a lifetime experience of great accommodations, service, setting and food quality in a residential secluded setting yet only 2 blocks to main Streets of Santa Barbara. The reception and Breakfast offerings were equal to 5 star dining and great servers . Tony GM is gracious host and welcomed us as...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear FlamingoResortSpa, Thank you for your kind words and for staying at the Simpson House Inn. We look forward to your return in the future.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic hotel, a total treasure within Santa Barbara, if you are visiting you MUST stay here!Beautifully restored from the 1800s with a traditional B&B feel and stunning grounds. Service was impeccable and all in the small details - from the morning quote attached to your daily newspaper, personalised breakfast menu (breakfast was great btw), evening wine tasting & hors d'oeuvres,...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Vix21885, Thank you for letting everyone know that they must stay here at the Simpson House Inn. We appreciate you staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you to Santa Barbara again.

Toronto
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Simpson House is more than a B&B. The staff is hospitable and considerate. The amenities -- snacks, happy hour, and especially the garden -- make it more than worthwhile. Rooms or suites are in both the main house and clustered around the garden. You can sit in the garden or in a more private space outside room or suite. Breakfast...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear winst0n4, Thank you for your comments and for staying at the Simpson House Inn. We are appreciative of you being here and look forward to your return.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My wife and I spent three nights at the Simpson House Inn in Santa Barbara in February. The inn is wonderfully appointed, both in the guest rooms and the common areas. We stayed in the Parlor Room, which is on the main level of the main house, and features a king-sized bed, bath with marble vanity and a claw-foot tub,...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Nicholas G, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn and for your wonderful comments. We are happy you enjoyed the amenities and our reception and breakfast each day. Please come back to see us and we appreciate you staying with us.

Lafayette, Colorado
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The Simpson House is a farm House and out buildings that have been converted to a lovely B&B. The gardens are interesting and maintained beautifully. We stayed in the Weathervane room which is the former hayloft of the barn. The room was sunny and spacious. We enjoyed using the fireplace in the room on a few nights that were a...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear jlee2469, Thank you for staying with us here at the Simpson House Inn. We appreciate you kind words and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Please come back to see us.

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Simpson house for 2 nights & really enjoyed it the staff are very friendly & the rooms comfortable & clean. We stayed in the Mary McCormick room which was small but cosy but we weren't in the roo much so it didn't matter. The ground are beautiful & there are plenty of places to sit & relax....

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear suemedav, Thank you for your kind words and for staying at the Simpson House Inn. We appreciate you staying with us and look forward to your return.

los angeles
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We stayed three nights in January. We wanted some R and R and found just what we wanted in the Julia and Robert Simpson room. The wraparound veranda overlooks the gardens of the property. Very good sized room on the first floor. The house is over 100 years old and has been restored beautifully. Breakfast is served downstairs on in...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Choogee, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn. We appreciate you staying with us and that you enjoyed the Robert and Julia Simpson room. Please come back to see us.

Chino Hills, Calif
Reviewed 4 February 2017

My husband & I stayed at the Simpson House Inn last weekend. We were greeted quickly & taken to our room. Our room was very cozy & quaint. The bathroom was a little tiny, but nothing to complain about because it was very clean. In the morning we had breakfast brought to our room (you could eat breakfast in the...

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Dear ginarella, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn. We appreciate your kind words and we are so happy your enjoyed your stay. Please come back to see us and we appreciate you staying with us.

Cooperstown, New York
Reviewed 3 February 2017

There is not a luxury or detail left to chance at the Simpson House! The gardens, the breakfast, the amazingly warm innkeepers, the personalized welcome card and treat, the turndown service, the morning paper... oh my word! And as if that weren't enough, the great conversation with other guests at wine hour. We did not want to leave. The highlight...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear fred s, Thank you for staying at the Simpson House Inn and for the wonderful comments. We are so pleased that staying with us was the highlight of your California trip. We hope you can come back to see us and we appreciate you staying with us.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Staying at the Simpson House Inn was a true highlight of a wonderful trek around California: the location is idyllic, the rooms luxurious, and the service exemplary - the team is incredibly friendly and no request is too much trouble. I would unreservedly recommend this B&B to anyone looking to stay in Santa Barbara and will definitely return in the...

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Tony P, General Manager at Simpson House Inn, responded to this review

Dear MatthewCarlton, Thank you so much for your kind words and for staying here at the Simpson House Inn. Peggy is a wonderful addition to our staff and she is appreciated here. Thank you for letting everyone know about the amenities and your thoughts. We look forward to your returning and again, thank you for staying here.

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Amenities

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: $494 - $883 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simpson House Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Barbara
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had Robert & Julia room which had a beautiful, large balcony.”
sheilal601, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Hayloft room; cottage rooms. This is in a quiet residential area.”
lindycar, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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