Best Group Getaway Hotels in Santa Barbara

If you and your friends are looking for a place to stay on your upcoming trip to Santa Barbara, don’t worry because the American Riviera has plenty of great hotels to host any group getaway. Santa Barbara has plenty to offer when it comes to group activities whether it’s going to the beach, visiting a local winery, or seeing a show at the Granada Theatre. So whether you’re visiting for a couple days, a week, or even longer that than that, here are our top picks for group getaway hotels that you could consider for your stay in the American Riviera. 

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Santa Barbara Inn, Best Group Getaways
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Santa Barbara Inn

Located right on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, Santa Barbara Inn is one of the most beautiful hotels in all of Santa Barbara. The architecture of Santa Barbara Inn perfectly embodies the spirit and livelihood of the city. The Inn is framed by deep, red terra cotta roofs, luminous white stucco, and beautifully arched windows along with two handcrafted dome tiles. With 70 different rooms to choose from, many of which have ocean views, Santa Barbara Inn is the perfect place for group getaways.

Inn by the Harbor, Best Group Getaways SB
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Inn by the Harbor

Taking inspiration from Santa Barbara’s Spanish history, Inn by the Harbor takes a Mediterranean charm, modern accommodations, elaborate gardens, and outstanding services to create one amazing hotel. Situated just a couple blocks from the beach, the Inn is a charming and peaceful getaway for those looking for an escape to the American Riviera. The Inn offers free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a sundeck lounge and so much more!

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Hotel Milo

Hotel Milo is the ideal spot for groups to have a laid-back, relaxed stay right on the California Central Coast. As they say on the hotel’s website, Hotel Milo is where “relaxed outdoor living meets art, wine, and culture.” The hotel spreads over 2.5 acres of land featuring over 120 rooms in 6 different buildings. It’s located just two blocks from State Street, Streams Wharf, and the Funk Zone. They have poolside cabanas, courtyards, multiple fire pits, and even offer complimentary Priority Beach cruisers to guests.

Montecito Inn, Where to Stay SB
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Montecito Inn

The Montecito Inn is an award-winning hotel that offers world-class service, luxury accommodations, friendly service and so much more. The Inn has a spa, two in-house restaurants, an event-meeting space, an exercise room and 24/7 concierge service. Montecito Inn incorporates a classical Mediterranean influence of Santa Barbara along with Montecito’s unique style to furnish all the rooms. Select rooms even have Italian marble bathrooms along with their very own fireplaces. In addition, the Inn offers a Stay and Play package on its website for golfers looking to play at one of the exquisite golf courses in Santa Barbara.

Brisas Del Mar, Santa Barbara
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Brisas Del Mar, Inn at the Beach

Located just two blocks from the beach, Brisas Del Mar, Inn at the Beach is an intimate and refined hideaway hotel perfect for groups of any size. The Inn is a Mediterranean-inspired getaway, with breathtaking rooms, beautiful suites, and luxurious penthouses. Brisas Del Mar is walking distance from everything you want in Santa Barbara whether it’s wineries, the beach, shopping, Streams Wharf, and the Funk Zone. All guests at the hotels are greeted by warm, local hospitality along with a glass of champagne to make sure they feel at home.

Casa Del Mar Inn, Best Group Getaways SB
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Casa Del Mar Inn

Casa Del Mar Inn offers comfortable yet affordable rooms for anyone looking for a great stay in the American Riviera. The Inn is situated just half a block from the Pacific Ocean, so guests can take a short walk to visit the beach, Streams Wharf, or the Santa Barbara Harbor. The Inn is even pet-friendly! Guests can bring up to two animal friends for just $20 dollars a night for each pet. They also offer a continental breakfast and select rooms come with a kitchen, microwave, refrigerator, and a fireplace.

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