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Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara

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Discover one of the finest hotels in Santa Barbara, California when you stay at Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara. Built in 1931, our historic hotel welcomes guests with its casual elegance and first-rate service. Detailed with a fusion of Spanish Colonial architecture blended with modern conveniences, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is a shining gateway to the City of Santa Barbara, also known as the American Riviera. Discover 176 comfortably-appointed guestrooms, a perfect home base for both leisure and business travelers. Enjoy the warm California sunshine in our heated outdoor pool and enjoy a local beverage at our ocean view pool bar, Mar Vista, work off stress in the spacious fitness center, or enjoy dinner at Marbella Restaurant, serving American cuisine with California flair. A 100% smoke-free hotel, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara also offers amenities like in-room dining, valet and self-parking, valet laundry service, and a business center. With 10,000 square feet of flexible and unique meeting space, offering exquisite culinary selections and the latest in technology, Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is ideal for your next corporate event.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Ocean View
Great View


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60Somewhat walkable
Grade: 60 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 1 km
5Attractionswithin 1 km
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The front desk took important documents (with a signed/paid FedEx shipping label) and said they would ship them the next morning for me. They sat on the documents for an extra day doing nothing and caused my documents to be late, making my bank have to jump through hoops. VERY
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I love this hotel. This is the second time I have stayed here, and when I planned my trip back to Santa Barbara, I immediately knew I had to book here. The buildings are stunning, the pool is great, and the view is incredible (you can see the channel islands!). We stayed in the
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This is not a a grand hyatt or hyatt hotel! But An odd 1975 Ramada Inn -chipped paint on the desk, and side table - No mini Bar! - Ice Machine Broken Definately not worth #300.. I Learned a lot about the hyatt company...Some hotel are equal to holiday inn express. Never again
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My wife, 2 year old daughter and I decided to take a trip to Santa Barbara to celebrate my birthday and we were thoroughly impressed with the Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara. The staff at all levels were friendly and accommodating, particularly the front desk manager, Daniel. Coming
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What really made our trip was the staff’s attention to detail and Uniqueness of the hotel !! The food was outstanding as was the views and convenience of being so close to the ocean !! I would recommend The highlight of our trip was the staff and its attention to detail from
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Does the hotel have baby cribs? We are planning on visiting in Feb from overseas with our 9 month old.
Yes, we have pack n play's which are equivalent to baby cribs.
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I don't recall it being significant. In addition, you can find free parking on the street. So, if you are worried about them nickel and diming you I wouldn't . They even had free happy hour with cookies and some beers or champagne.
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valet and self parking in the lot are the same price ~ I believe over $30. There is street parking alongside the property, but be aware that there are also quite a few apartments and motels there; so in August, it might not be possible to find a spot depending on what time you arrive. The street parking has restrictions - one side is NO PARKING on Mondays (I believe from 1-4pm ?) and the other side on Tuesdays. The parking along the beach is NO PARKING from I believe approx midnight to 6am. Not sure where you are coming from, but in Northern California, car breakins are quite common, so do not leave bags/anything in your car. Maybe Santa Barbara is safer, but I wouldn't take the chance with street parking ....
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Dog friendly & charge?
Hello Mary A, thank you for your question and we apologize for the delay in responding. The Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is a pet friendly hotel with a $50 one-time charge per stay. Please do not hesitate to call for further information, we look forward to seeing you.
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Not sure which airport you're heading to Santa Barbara from. We landed at LAX and rented a car. The Hertz shuttle dropped us at the rental place which was minutes from the airport. Picked up our car and were on our way in a matter of minutes. We stayed in a room at the back of the hotel, and it was quite peaceful. When we were there six months ago, there was major road construction occurring on the main road in front of the hotel. The hotel itself certainly needs some TLC, and it is below the usual Hyatt standards, but Santa Barbara is so charming, and the location is so awesome, I had to overlook that. Hope this helps. Have a great trip!
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"Amazing views and great location. Ask for an ocean view and try not to look over the pool. Room 275 if it is available was great!"
"Parking is free on nearby streets if you can find it."
"Look at your room 1st"
"Choose the king with ocean-view"
"You can reserve a room that adjoins the Santa Cruz Suite to convert it to an amazing two-bedroom suite. Dogs are welcome ($50 fee)."
US$208 - US$475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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