A Vibrant Art Hotel in Santa Barbara, California

The Hotel Indigo® Santa Barbara combines the historic beauty of our neighborhood with contemporary sophistication. We're located one block from the beach and near the legendary Funk Zone, providing guests with a hospitable and convenient home away from home in a historic building. Our Santa Barbara hotel's compact guest rooms offer euro-style bathrooms, comfortable bedding, and some rooms include spacious patios. With every detail designed to inspire and unique space-efficient touches, our hotel is perfect for those looking for a central location to explore the area’s best attractions. Walk to the Funk Zone, the Amtrak train station, Stearns Wharf, or world-famous shopping on State Street. Our European-style hotel in Santa Barbara also offers complimentary bike rentals, a fitness center, a business center, and is home to Santo Mezcal Mexican Restaurant by Los Agaves. Choose us during your next holiday to Santa Barbara.  

Hotel Notes

Our on-site parking lot is limited, and we are a valet-parking only hotel. Please see our parking policy for more. 

We’re conveniently located close by public trolley stops and walkable to many Santa Barbara experiences.

The hotel is two stories tall and equipped with three staircases; passenger elevators are not available, however, a luggage lift is available. Please notify the hotel prior to your arrival if you require a first-floor room.

Our gallery in partnership with the Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation is currently viewable in person by guests. Please visit Cave Painting, Painted Cave for more information on the exhibition and how to view it online.

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Staying Well

Your well-being is our highest priority; we are maintaining our high standards of cleanliness and have implemented extensive, new health and safety protocols as well as the expanded IHG® Way of Clean program to provide hygienic accommodations during your Santa Barbara visit. We are certified by the California Hotel and Lodging Association Clean and Safe program.

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For Essential Travelers and Locals


For our Essential Travelers, such as government and medical personnel, as well as those, who require clean, private accommodations in which to shelter in place, we have activated our assistance traveler rates for medical and government personnel and are offering low rates for locals.

Please call our in-house reservation desk at 805-966-6586 to inquire and for assistance with making a reservation. Should you have any questions about our complete cleaning procedures, please ask.
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Dreaming of the Sun and the Sand? Book with Confidence with our Best Flexible Rate

Flexibility is at your fingertips with our Best Flexible Rate which allows our guests to change or cancel their reservation one to two days prior to arrival depending on initial arrival date. Changing the date on any reservations through our Best Flexible Rate may result in different pricing and terms, but there is no fee for making changes. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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A Contemporary Choice

Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara offers a breath of fresh air compared to more traditional hotels. Discover our on-site award-winning restaurant, Santo Mezcal, or gather in our open-air lounges with a book and glass of wine.

Our intimate hotel has 41 micro guest rooms, complete with premium linens and European-style wet bathrooms. In addition to free Wi-Fi, a host of convenient amenities complement your stay.

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Funk Zone with murals by David Flores

An Authentic Local Experience

Immerse yourself in our city bursting with small-town charm while staying at our hotel in downtown Santa Barbara dotted with thought-provoking art works. Discover your pink moment sunset backdrop, surf under sunny skies, or spend a day in the Funk Zone, an industrial warehouse district of boutiques, trendy restaurants, and local art galleries.

It’s easy to travel like an explorer with all the best parts of Santa Barbara right at your fingertips.

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Why Choose Us?

  1. Located on State Street, just steps from the beach, pier, Stearns Wharf, Funk Zone, shopping, and world-famous restaurants.
  2. Offering 41 micro rooms in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. Some rooms include generous patios.
  3. Bring along your dog in one of our pet-friendly hotel rooms in Santa Barbara.
  4. Features a fitness center and is in close proximity to Santa Barbara boardwalk to stay in shape on the road.
  5. Home to Santo Mezcal Mexican Restaurant by Los Agaves, offering breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner every day.
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Wine Tasting Discounts

Discover the Urban Wine Trail, one of Santa Barbara’s most popular attractions and one of our favorite activities to recommend to guests. There are 8-10 tasting rooms within blocks of Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara. Enjoy the leisurely walk through the eclectic Funk Zone, a refurbished warehouse district with bright murals, where wine tasting offerings abound.  Novices an
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IHG Rewards Club Bonus Points Package

Members of IHG Rewards Club are eligible to add additional bonus points packages to their reservation simply by booking direct! It pays to be a member and quickly add up points by staying at participating IHG hotels. Enjoy a unique experience at our art hotel while still earning member points. 5,000 Bonus Points for Any Stay 3,000 Bonus Points for Every Night 2,000 Bonu
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Sophisticated and Streamlined

Don’t overpay for extra amenities when today’s modern travelers are more interested in the local experience. Included in your reservation is access to our open-air lounges, fitness studio, and 24-hour business center.

Elevate your stay with our exclusive packages for car-free travelers and savings for the Urban Wine Trail. Book today for a new kind of guest experience at our art-infused and car-free hotel in Santa Barbara, California!

Call 1 866 2 INDIGO (1-805-966-6586).
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