Address: 12 E Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Hotel Exterior with Palm Trees and Outdoor Pool

About Us

Get to Know The Wayfarer

Downtown Santa Barbara Hotel Unlike Any Other

Stylish Rooms, Generous Hotel Amenities, & Warm Hospitality

The Wayfarer sits on the Urban Wine Trail, home to over 20 wine tasting rooms, delicious dining options, and incredible art galleries. Located just steps from State Street, our Santa Barbara hotel and hostel offers easy access to some of the best shopping in the city.

Boutique Guest Rooms

The Wayfarer features 27 private guest rooms (including accessible guest rooms) and 4 dorm-style rooms - all with complimentary Wi-Fi, 42” HD TVs, premium bedding, and playful decor. Perfect for couples, families, and groups, our boutique hotel rooms offer affordable style in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara!

Unexpected Hotel Amenities

In addition to our cozy accommodations, The Wayfarer offers daily deluxe continental breakfast alongside access to our large fully-equipped community kitchen & dining room, fun on-site games, and a beautiful heated pool overlooking State Street. Plus, enjoy the convenience of on-site parking and beach cruiser bicycles for exploring — all included with our daily amenity fee. Then dive right in with plenty of social settings throughout our hotel – from our patio area with games to organized pub crawls – we are one of the most social (and friendly) hotels in Santa Barbara.

The Wayfarer Santa Barbara's daily amenity fee is $20 per private guest room and $10 per guest in a shared guest room.

Fun Event Space

No matter what kind of event you’re planning – a cocktail party, an intimate wedding, or a social with colleagues – host your best gathering yet with our unique Santa Barbara event space that can accommodate up to 100 guests!

Just Steps from the Best of Santa Barbara!

Located on the Urban Wine Trail, in the art-infused Funk Zone area, our affordable hotel in Santa Barbara is a haven for art and wine enthusiasts, foodies, fashion lovers, and beach adventurers. We're a short walk away from East Beach, renowned shopping on State Street, and the region's top wine tasting rooms.

  • colorful lobby area with games
  • Stand up paddle board
  • pool with red chairs
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