The Upham Hotel & Country House Inn - Santa Barbara

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1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101  show map
 3 stars
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The Upham Hotel & Country House Inn - Santa Barbara

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Editorial review:

Upham Victorian Hotel & Garden Cottageshas spacious rooms with comfortable four-poster beds. Guests love the continental breakfast, and the gardens are attractive. It has a great location and State Street is in walking distance. Not all of the rooms have air conditioning, though.

Verified Reviews:

  • Parking lot was nice - Everything worked well - Towels were plush
  • Breakfast is very nice - Tv was fairly old - Great pillow
  • No ac - Good toiletries - Rooms are peaceful
  • Internet service did not work - Location is very convenient - Room was clean
  • Bathroom was clean - Staff were pleasant - Gardens are delightful

Overview

Upham Hotel & Country House Inn welcomes guests in the heart of Santa Barbara meters away from colleges and museums.

The hotel is located in the downtown district of Santa Barbara, in the proximity of Shoreline Park, Santa Barbara City College and Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. This boutique property is 5 minutes' to El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, Arlington Theatre and El Capitan Lake.

Municipal airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Upham Hotel & Country House Inn.

Rooms

All spacious rooms at Upham Hotel & Country House Inn are fitted with an iPod dock, cable TV, a writing desk, a stone fireplace and a gas fireplace. Guests can make use of a hairdryer, slippers and bathrobes in every bathroom.

Eat & Drink

Dining options include a deluxe continental breakfast served every morning.

Relax

Upham Hotel & Country House Inn offers such leisure options as a ballroom and a picnic area.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   58.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair access

Services

  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair dryer on request

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

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City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    600 m
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    12.2km
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    61.1km
Train Stations
  • Santa Barbara Amtrak
    1.9km
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    1.9km
Restaurants
  • Louie's
    20 m
  • Bouchon (cuisine: French, Californian)
    300 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    58

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King Size bed or Queen Size bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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This air-conditioned room features a private bathroom with a bath or shower.

Room facilities
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    Cottage Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed
    Size: 27m2
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    • Air conditioning
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    Spacious cottage features a brick fireplace and private entrance.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Upham Hotel & Country House Inn - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
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      Hotel Address:

      1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Santa Barbara
        600 m
      Airports
      • Municipal (SBA)
        12.2km
      • Cunnamulla (CMA)
        61.1km
      Train Stations
      • Santa Barbara Amtrak
        1.9km
      • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
        1.9km
      Restaurants
      • Louie's
        20 m
      • Bouchon (cuisine: French, Californian)
        300 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        58

      The Upham Hotel & Country House Inn Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Jazz Hall - 400 m
      • Soho - 500 m
      • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 700 m

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 500 m

      Historical sites

      • Presidio State Historic Park - 900 m

      Museums

      • Karpeles Manuscript Library - 400 m
      • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 600 m
      • Santa Barbara Festival Ballet - 800 m
      • Santa Barbara Performing Arts - 800 m
      • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 1.0km

      Parks

      • Santa Barbara Recreation Div - 800 m
      • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 900 m
      • EL Presidio de Santa Barbara State Park - 1.0km

      Halls

      • Victoria Hall - 300 m
      • Fraternal Order of Eagles - 700 m

      Universities, Institutes

      • Southern CA Institute of Law - 300 m
      • Santa Barbara College of Law - 300 m
      • Wellness Ctr-Research Edctn - 400 m
      • Santa Barbara Clg-Oriental Med - 800 m
      • Institute For Holistic Studies - 800 m
      • Fielding Institute - 900 m

      Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

      • Santa Barbara Channel Foundation - 700 m

      Theaters

      • Arlington Theater - 300 m
      • Granada Theater - 400 m
      • The Granada Theater - 500 m
      • Lobero Theatre Foundation - 900 m
      • Lobero Theatre - 900 m

      Air business related

      • Arlington Center For the Performing Arts - 300 m

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • US Veterans Ctr - 600 m

      Casinos

      • Thomas Casino Systems - 800 m

      Local Attractions

      • Mission Santa Barbara - 1.6km
        2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara
      • Carriage & Western Art Museum - 1.9km
        129 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
      • Stearns Wharf - 2.2km
        Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara
      • Reagan Ranch Center - 1.9km
        217 State Street, Santa Barbara
      • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History - 2.1km
        2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara

      Near the hotelNear the hotel

      • Karpeles Manuscript Library - 390 m
        21 West Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara
      • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 660 m
        1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara
      • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum - 1.1km
        653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara
      • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 480 m
        1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
      • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 970 m
        123 E Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
      • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 1.1km
        136 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Louie's - 20 m

        Address: 1404 De La Vina St
        Phone: 805-963-7003

        74% likes this, based on 81 reviews
        Price Range: CAD 27 - CAD 46

      • Opal Restaurant and Bar - 310 m

        Address: 1325 State St
        Phone: (805) 966-9676

        83% likes this, based on 272 reviews
        Cuisine: Californian
        Price Range: CAD 14 - CAD 47

      • Jane - 330 m

        Address: 1311 State St
        Phone: 805-962-1311

        72% likes this, based on 249 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Eclectic

      • Bouchon - 300 m

        Address: 9 W Victoria St
        Phone: 805-730-1160

        70% likes this, based on 351 reviews
        Cuisine: French, Californian
        Price Range: CAD 33 - CAD 49

      • Carlitos Cafe y Cantina - 310 m

        Address: 1324 State St
        Phone: 805-962-7117

        68% likes this, based on 194 reviews
        Cuisine: Mexican
        Price Range: CAD 27 - CAD 46

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        58
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      The Upham Hotel & Country House Inn Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Upham Hotel & Country House Inn

      Average guest rating

      8.6out of 10
      Exceptional
      Based on 63 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      9.5
      Service
      5.0
      Value
      8.0
      Location
      9.5

      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Classic inn/hotel with good restaurant. Quiet, well appointed rooms with pleasant relaxing areas.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        The Upham had the most comfortable bed out of all of the places we stayed. It is also a great location in Santa Barbara and was close to all of the things we wanted to see and do.

        I think the breakfast could offer something hot (I.E., eggs, bacon/sausage, etc.). I was getting a little tired of the same bread, cereal and cold muffins.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Kind and diligent service. Changed rooms when realizing we had more luggage. Good continental breakfast. Provided good information about the city and directions of continuation of our trip.

        Drains of sink and shower were damaged.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Nice and friendly, clean, good breakfast

      • Couple
        6.2

        Staff courtsey

        I was expecting the rooms to be more luxurious for the price I paid.

      • Couple
        6.2

        It was lovely to stay in such a historical hotel and the grounds were truly beautiful - we had a relaxing time sitting outside in the garden and reading for a while.

        We just didn't see the value for the money. It's nice to have a reception of "cheese and wine", but there's no good reason for a place like this to serve cheap white wine and a "cheese ball" spread. This is just miles from wine country so showcase a good (affordable) local red and white and even a large slab of brie from Costco would class things up a bit. The same deal with the night time "cookies and milk" - a store bought bakery cookie would seem a lot nicer than a tray of Oreos. Room itself was very nice; bathroom could really use some work.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        My husband and I thought the grounds were lovely. Very peaceful and relaxing and yet just steps from everything Santa Barbara has to offer on State Street, shopping, restaurants and entertainment. We will definitely come back here from now on when visiting Santa Barbara. Louie's Restaurant on the grounds was another plus, good food and great atmosphere dining on the outside porch was wonderful. The cocktail hour every evening and breakfast every morning was icing on the cake. I will recommend this hotel to all our friends and family.

      • Couple
        9.2

        The grounds were beautiful. The room was very comfortable and serene.

        The cookies offered in the evening were not homemade.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        They upgraded us from a queen room to a king room without us even asking. Overall, a very enjoyable place to stay. Enjoyed the complimentary breakfast and it's proximity to State Street. The front desk personnel were very friendly and accommodating.

        Could hear a lot of talking through the walls. Hotel appears to be showing some wear and tear. Would have been nice to have a flat screen. Our room didn't have one but noticed another room on our floor had one.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Everyone at the Upham was incredibly lovely. They are thoughtful and attentive.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        Location - walking to downtown restaurants, shops, museum.

      • Couple
        10.0

        The hotel was fabulous. Unbelievable comfort. It was like stepping back in time. The smell of fresh baking, the fresh cookies on the tables and some wine. It was our honeymoon and we could not of picked a better place to spend it. We were sorry to leave but we will be back.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        privacy, excellent breakfast food choices, quiet atmosphere, nice decor and sitting area in lobby , friendly and smiling staff, lovely peaceful garden. We will be back....

        1. the bath robes were nice, but there is no place to hang them in the bathroom ( not one hook). Actually, there are not enough racks for hanging and drying the bath towels without squishing them all together on one short towel rack. We loved our room #40 but although there are several places in the bath where one could add robe and towel hooks (on the back of the door, near the shower, higher up above the toilet area) there were none. You could also add robe hooks on the horizontal 1X4 wood running along the back wall in the closet. 2. It was very nice to have a gas fireplace, but the fake logs were piled up high in front of the gas outlets and you couldn't see any flames at all except as two small spots under the logs.... the flame actually was hidden behind the logs... not the luxurious atmosphere one was expecting and rather disappointing, but this could be fixed easily.

      • Couple
        8.8

        Lovely Hotel in great grounds. They do wine tasting every night and put on a great breakfast.

        It's slightly off pitch if I'm being picky. We didn't think it was a problem but if you're walking to the beach it takes about 20 mins.

      • Couple
        10.0

        Me and my wife came to santa barbara for the first time to celebrate our 6thflight year anniversary. We could not have asked for a better hotel. The staff was great. The rooms beautiful and the location was perfect

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Upham Hotel & Country House Inn - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Santa Barbara
        600 m
      Airports
      • Municipal (SBA)
        12.2km
      • Cunnamulla (CMA)
        61.1km
      Train Stations
      • Santa Barbara Amtrak
        1.9km
      • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
        1.9km
      Restaurants
      • Louie's
        20 m
      • Bouchon (cuisine: French, Californian)
        300 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        58