Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 188 vacation rentals near Downtown. From 80 Houses to 46 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Downtown?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downtown:

  • Waterfront: 125 vacation rentals
  • The Mesa (Beach Area): 488 vacation rentals
  • West Beach: 100 vacation rentals
  • Padaro Lane: 25 vacation rentals
  • East Beach: 162 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse: 786 vacation rentals
  • La Arcada: 786 vacation rentals
  • De la Guerra Plaza: 796 vacation rentals
  • Arlington Theater: 787 vacation rentals
  • Casa de la Guerra: 797 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 80 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 46 rentals available
  • Studios: 33 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 21 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore the beachside setting in Downtown Santa Barbara

    The area's live music and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Downtown Santa Barbara. This walkable city is known for its shopping, restaurants and beaches. Take in top local attractions like Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

    Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Santa Barbara

    Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Downtown Santa Barbara a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Santa Barbara Zoo (1.9 mi / 3 km)
    • Ty Warner Sea Center (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Santa Barbara Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
    • Glen Annie Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
    • Sandpiper Golf Club (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Downtown Santa Barbara

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown Santa Barbara is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Santa Barbara Botanical Garden (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Lotusland (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
    • Moreton Bay Fig Tree (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Alameda Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • Alice Keck Memorial Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)

    Explore destinations around Downtown