Simpson House Inn

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, United States of America
4.9 out of 5 rating 346 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.9
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Simpson House Inn, you'll be centrally located in Santa Barbara, within a 5-minute drive of Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Upper State Street. This 5-star bed & breakfast is 10.3 mi (16.6 km) from University of California-Santa Barbara and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Stearns Wharf.


Make yourself at home in one of the 15 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring iPod docking stations and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones with free local calls.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional features at this Victorian bed & breakfast include concierge services and a fireplace in the lobby.


Take advantage of the bed & breakfast's room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 8:30 AM to 10 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Alice Keck Memorial Garden - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Alameda Park - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Arlington Theater - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Granada Theatre - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Santa Barbara Public Market - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 1 km / 0.6 mi
La Arcada - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Hill-Carrillo Adobe - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Presidio Santa Barbara - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Lobero Theater - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) - 46.7 km / 29 mi

The preferred airport for Simpson House Inn is Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

  • No onsite parking is available

  • This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
  • Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the bed & breakfast prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.

  • 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.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-out is available.

  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Concierge services
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Free reception
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Terrace
  • -Library
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Free bicycles on site