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  • Explore our Boutique Hotel in Santa Barbara

    Virtual Hotel Tours Explore our Boutique Hotel in Santa Barbara We invite you to take a virtual tour of The Wayfarer Hotel in Downtown Santa Barbara. Offering both boutique guest rooms and shared hostel rooms, we are excited to show you our playful hotel near Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone! Hotel Lobby & Common Area: King […]

  • Services & Amenities The New Favorite Place to Stay in Downtown Santa Barbara Complimentary Wi-Fi, Daily Breakfast, a Heated Pool, & Plenty More Located just steps from State Street, The Wayfarer hotel offers generous hotel amenities to make your stay in Santa Barbara as comfortable as possible. Our hotel was designed with your pleasure and […]

  • Media Stay

    Media Stay Thank you for your interest in covering The Wayfarer hotel in downtown Santa Barbara. In order for our team to respond to you as soon as possible, please complete the form below. Please note, complimentary and media rates are offered at the discretion of The Wayfarer Santa Barbara, and completing this form does […]

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions What time is check-in, and what time is check-out? Check-in is 3 pm. Check-out is 12 pm. Does Wayfarer offer accessible room types? Yes, The Wayfarer offers a 2 Queen Accessible Guest Room, listed on our Private Guest Rooms page. Have a question about our ADA guest rooms or facilities? Please contact […]

  • Directions

    Directions Services & Amenities Frequently Asked Questions Directions Contact Us Media Stay Our Commitment to Health & Safety Your Roadtrip Itinerary Directions The Wayfarer Warm and friendly, The Wayfarer has become a favorite choice among Santa Barbara, CA hotels near East Beach. Also located near Amtrak, East Beach, the Santa Barbara Pier, and the hip […]

  • Our Commitment to Health & Safety

    Our Commitment to Health & Safety California Face Covering Guidance The California Department of Public Health is mandating that face coverings be worn state-wide in applicable circumstances including entering any indoor public space. For your safety and the safety of others, face coverings are required throughout our hotel. View the CDPH Face CoveringGuidance here. TRAVEL […]

  • Contact Us

    Contact Us Our Santa Barbara Hotel Near Stearns Wharf Complete the Contact Form below, and someone will be in touch with you as soon as possible. Or, contact The Wayfarer hotel in Santa Barbara directly at: The Wayfarer 12 E Montecito St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Phone: (805) 845-1000Email: reser[email protected] For any photography or filming […]

  • Your Roadtrip Itinerary

    Your Roadtrip Itinerary We’re giving you the Ultimate California Road Trip Itinerary! We’re here to make a personal and curated travel experience that takes the stress out of vacationing. Check-off your “must see” boxes while staying in the moment because this vacation is about the journey and the California ocean breeze. No matter which type […]


    Valid for stays 2/12/18 through 5/24/18. Must book direct. Subject to availability. 3-night minimum stay required.

  • Save 20% On Your Stay with a Toy Donation

    20% Off valid for stays 11/02/16 through 12/22/16. Cannot be combined with any other offer or negotiated rate. Subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply. New toy donation to be presented at check-in to receive promotional rate. Offer ends Dec 22, 2016

  • Eat This, Shoot That!

    A $198 Value This special package includes a Funk Zone Food and Photo Tour by Eat This, Shoot That for 2 persons! Enjoy a casual 2.5-3 hour walking tour through Santa Barbara’s historic waterfront and Funk Zone neighborhoods for bites of fresh, local seafood, artisan flatbread, handmade tacos, and delectable sweets. Along the way enjoy […]

  • Classic California Road Trip Package

    7-Night Stay from San Diego to Half Moon Bay! With the official reopening of Highway 1, so much of California’s natural beauty awaits on one of the most famous and breathtaking drives in the world. Pacifica Hotels is pleased to share our exclusive CLASSIC CALIFORNIA ROAD TRIP: a 7-night adventure package at premier coastal destinations […]

  • Special Offers

    TAKE THE SCENIC ROUTE & HEAD TO SANTA BARBARA! The open road is calling your name. Pack your bags, buckle in, and head towards the memories. We are all about the journey and the destination is just a bonus. Road trips are the perfect way to reconnect with the ones you love most and whatever […]

  • Gather at The Wayfarer

    Event Space Gather at The Wayfarer Our Unique Santa Barbara Event Space Planning a party should be fun, and here at The Wayfarer, we do just that. No matter what affair you’re going for – a cocktail party, an intimate wedding, or a social with colleagues – you can achieve it at our little slice […]

  • Poolside Yoga, Pub Crawls, & More

    Events Poolside Yoga, Pub Crawls, & More Don’t Miss the Fun at The Wayfarer in Santa Barbara! When it comes to events at The Wayfarer, you’re guaranteed to have a great time during a stay at our Santa Barbara, CA hotel. From poolside yoga, Thursday Pub Crawls, and special guest events like live cooking demonstrations, […]

  • Wine Country

    Wine Country Explore Santa Barbara Wine Country A Blossoming Region of Award-Winning Wineries, Vineyards, & Tasting Rooms If you want to experience more of Santa Barbara wine country – beyond the Urban Wine Trail – then you’re in luck. Just a 40-minute drive outside the city, guests of the Wayfarer Hotel can tour nearby Santa […]

  • State Street

    State Street We’re A Favorite Among State Street Hotels in Santa Barbara The Wayfarer’s Coveted Address, Just Steps from World-Famous State Street The Wayfarer is an ideal choice among hotels in Santa Barbara near State Street, offering premier access to the best shopping, dining, and nightlife (not to mention the burgeoning art scene of the […]

  • Santa Barbara’s New “It” Neighborhood

    The Funk Zone Santa Barbara’s New “It” Neighborhood Home to the Urban Wine Trail, Art Galleries, Foodie Spots, & More! The Wayfarer Hotel is located in downtown Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone – home to the city’s burgeoning art scene. Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and Highway 101, the Funk Zone is brimming with a vast […]

  • Local Universities

    Local Universities A Favorite Hotel Near UCSB, Santa Barbara City College, & More Our downtown Santa Barbara hotel has become a favorite place to stay among college visitors. Our hotel is centrally located in the heart of the downtown area – just steps away from some of the best restaurants and shopping – while just […]

  • What To Do

    What To Do See the Best of Santa Barbara! The Wayfarer’s Guide to the Top Santa Barbara Attractions & Activities When it comes to things to do in Santa Barbara, The Wayfarer offers a premier address to see the top attractions in the area. From Santa Barbara’s beautiful beaches & pier to Wine Country to […]

  • Shared Dorm Rooms

    Shared Dorm Rooms Affordable Santa Barbara Hostel in the Heart of Downtown Discover our Clean, Comfortable, and Stylish Santa Barbara Hostel Rooms Whether traveling on a budget or just looking to make new friends, The Wayfarer in Santa Barbara offers hostel-style rooms, designed for both budget and comfort. Our shared hostel rooms offer all of […]

  • Rooms

    Playful Santa Barbara Lodging Select from 27 Private Hotel Rooms or 4 Shared Hostel Rooms The Wayfarer is the perfect place to stay and play in downtown Santa Barbara. Designed with the social traveler in mind, the minute you walk through our front doors you’ll be greeted with friendly service and pops of colorful décor. […]

  • Eat & Drink

    Eat & Drink Visit the Best Restaurants in Downtown Santa Barbara All Just Steps From The Wayfarer… Santa Barbara is known for its delicious restaurants, which has made it a foodie haven for both visitors and locals. And lucky for you, our hotel is located near some of the most celebrated restaurants in Downtown Santa […]

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