La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Santa Barbara Downtown

A Relaxing Stay in Santa Barbara

Downtown hotel on State Street, near Stearns Wharf

Make your stay in The American Riviera® even sunnier with the thoughtful amenities and unbeatable location of La Quinta® by Wyndham Santa Barbara Downtown. Our pet-friendly hotel is situated on historic State Street, lined with restaurants, shops, and galleries. We're minutes from lively Stearns Wharf and the famous beachfront, Old Mission Santa Barbara, Los Padres National Forest, and UC Santa Barbara. The nearby Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) lets you fly in and out of the area with ease, while the stunning beaches of Ventura are 29 miles south.

Refreshing Amenities

You'll love free breakfast and WiFi

Our everyday essentials and signature Here for You service shine bright. Start your mornings with a free Bright Side Breakfast® of waffles, fresh fruit, and more. We offer free WiFi and an on-site business center. Unwind in one of our non-smoking guest rooms, featuring a flat-screen HDTV, desk, coffee maker, ironing amenities, and hair dryer. Plus, you'll appreciate extras like our Bright Side Market and bike rentals. Only valet parking is available for a nightly fee.

The Best of Santa Barbara

Hit the beach, visit the Old Mission, and enjoy the seafood

This Southern California destination is known for its perfect weather, Spanish colonial heritage, and spectacular scenery. You can't beat the Pacific coastline with the Santa Ynez Mountains as a backdrop. Learn about local history at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum and visit must-see attractions like Old Mission Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Zoo. Then head down to Stearns Wharf for some wine tasting and fresh seafood, wrapping up the night with a performance at The Arlington or Granada Theatre.

Arts & Culture

The Arlington Theatre

Casa del Herrero

Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park

El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park

Granada Theatre

MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation

Old Mission Santa Barbara

Reagan Ranch Center

Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Points of Interest

Moreton Bay Fig Tree

University of California, Santa Barbara

Outdoors & Recreation

Alameda Park

Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens

Arroyo Burro Beach

Cabrillo Bike Path

Chase Palm Park

Douglas Family Preserve

East Beach

Ganna Walska Lotusland®

Leadbetter Beach

Los Padres National Forest

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Santa Barbara Harbor

Santa Barbara Zoo

Shoreline Park


Arlington Plaza

La Arcada Plaza

Chaucer's Bookstore

Coast Village Road

La Cumbre Plaza

De La Guerra Plaza

Paseo Nuevo

The Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market

State Street

Upper Village

Sports & Entertainment

The Funk Zone

Hidden Oaks Golf Course

Montecito Club

Rancho San Marcos Golf Course

Santa Barbara Golf Club

Stearns Wharf

Twin Lakes Golf & Swim Club

UCSB Events Center


Guest room at the La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Santa Barbara Downtown in Santa Barbara, California
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Santa Barbara Downtown hotel lobby in Santa Barbara, California
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Santa Barbara Downtown hotel lobby in Santa Barbara, California

Map & Directions

1601 State St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101



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