Simpson House InnSanta Barbara, California
As picturesque as its Southern California surroundings, Simpson House Inn makes for a truly luxurious Santa Barbara stay. The only AAA Five-Diamond Award-winning bed & breakfast establishment in all of North America, this exquisite boutique hotel is home to an acre of English gardens and fifteen charming guest rooms, suites and cottages, all just a five-minute walk from historic downtown Santa Barbara and a short trolley ride from the beach. Each room features modern amenities complementing the historic Victorian architecture and intimate appeal. Antique furnishings accent the accommodations, while contemporary yet thoughtful conveniences like unobtrusive televisions with DVD players ensure comfort and relaxation. Personalized service, including evening turndown and daily newspaper delivery, makes your stay seamless and enjoyable.
Start your day with tasty gourmet breakfasts served in your room or in the sunny, delightful veranda. Afternoon refreshments and evening wine-tasting with a sweets buffet complete the culinary offerings available on-site. Santa Barbara is renowned for its exquisite fine dining and many of the city's most renowned venues are within minutes of Simpson House Inn. For excellent outdoor options, start with the scenic Pacific oceanfront where boating and water sports to delightful beach picnics and strolls along bustling Sterns Wharf or through the colorful Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens. You will also find many of the region's finest museums including the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Wine tours are among the region's premier attractions along with the scenic hiking and biking options along the Santa Ynez Wine Valley. At Simpson House Inn, you are close to the best that Santa Barbara has to offer, and your stay will undoubtedly be as idyllic as your alluring surroundings.