4.5
Very Good 2290 Reviews
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Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

Location

With a stay at San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara (Montecito), you’ll be close to Casa Del Herrero and Lotusland. This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and Lookout Park.

Rooms

Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 41 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring fireplaces and LCD televisions. Rooms have private furnished patios. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while iPod docking stations and cable programming provide entertainment. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Treat yourself with massages, body treatments, and facials. If you’re looking for recreational opportunities, you’ll find an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Food & Drink

Grab a bite at one of the hotel’s 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-in. Free valet parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

San Ysidro Ranch
900 San Ysidro Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93108 United States

Reviews

Nowhere as good as it used to be
wine_moose

Before I write this review I want to mention that while my experience was not particularly good on this visit, I want to acknowledge that the property which has been through a lot with the mudslides and recovered nicely.

That said, I am afraid that is part of the problem. While you would never know the property was buried under mud last year, they have clearly lost most if not all of the staff that they had before the mudslides. We visited in May this year so this review is a bit old but we found that most of the staff did not provide the level of service we had when we stayed here in 2016. For example we were staying for my wife's 50th birthday and no one acknowledged it even though it was in our reservation. Also one of the front desk staff did not seem to know the area and Santa Barbara well at all so we had to figure it out for ourselves.

Also when we visited, the spa was closed and part of the property was still under construction and renovation from the mudslides. I wouldn't have cared about either of these if I was made aware and possibly received a promotional rate given all of this.

But the SYR is charging full price and not letting patrons know about the construction and closures. So you are paying premium prices for premium accommodations and service but that is not what you get. I don't think we can justify going back.

we had dinner.
gigiventura1

great food.terrible service.snotty personnel.
the location is spectacular.
the food was great.
the personnel, from the reception to the waiters was not acceptable for a place of such ambition and cost.
the valet service was the best!

Romantic
yasvanity11

This place has a lot of charm,the villas are very cute and it’s a nice and romantic getaway
My only problem was the food...I wasn’t impressed
But overall it was a nice experience and I would definitely go back
The gardens are gorgeous