Santa Barbara, CA 

Cheshire Cat Inn & Spa

 
36 W Valerio St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2524 US

(805)569-1610
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Rates: $194 to $429
Total Rooms: 18
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (5 reviews)

Description

Circa 1894. This elegant inn features three Queen Anne Victorians, a Coach House and three cottages surrounded by fountains, gazebos and lush flower gardens. The guest bedrooms and suites are furnished with English antiques, Laura Ashley fabrics and wallpapers or oak floors, pine furniture and down comforters. Some boast fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, private balconies, VCRs and refrigerators. Wedgewood china set in the formal dining room or brick patio enhances a delicious breakfast. Local wine and hors d’oeuvres are served in the evening. Spa facilities offer massage and body treatments.Publicity and Awards: Two on the Town, KABC, Los Angeles Times, Santa Barbara, American In Flight, Elmer Dills Recommends.Location: City/Urban.

Room Detail

Bramhall Cottage
Bramhall Cottage rental is a 628 square-foot cottage featuring 1 queen and 1 twin bedroom with French doors which open onto a private woodsy patio, a fully equipped kitchen, dining nook and air conditioning. This most recent addition also offers hard wood floors, living room with fireplace, flat screen TV/DVD and a large bathroom with tub/shower combination. When making your reservation, please specify whether one or 2 bedrooms are desired. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $319 - $449
Type of bed: Queen, Twin

 
Mobberly Cottage
Mobberly Cottage is our most secluded Santa Barbara vacation rental featuring 628 square feet, 1 queen and 1 twin bedroom with French doors that open onto a romantic private patio. The cottage has a large bathroom with tub/shower combination, hard wood floors, living room with fireplace, flat screen TV/DVD, fully equipped kitchen, dining nook and air conditioning. When making your reservation, please specify whether one or 2 bedrooms are desired. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $319 - $449
Type of bed: Queen, Twin

 
Prestbury Cottage
Prestbury Cottage rental is a 628 square-foot cottage featuring 1 king and 1 queen sized bedroom which opens on to a romantic private deck, a large bathroom with tub/shower combination, living room with fireplace, flat screen TV/DVD, fully equipped kitchen, dining nook and air conditioning. When making your reservation, please specify whether one or 2 bedrooms are desired. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $329 - $469
Type of bed: King, Queen

 
Woodford Cottage
Woodford cottage is a family favorite featuring 1 king and 1 queen sized bedroom which opens onto a private patio. The 628 square-foot cottage has a large bathroom with tub/shower combination and hard wood floors, living room with fireplace, flat screen TV/DVD, fully equipped kitchen, dining nook and air conditioning. When making your reservation, please specify whether one or 2 bedrooms are desired. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $319 - $459
Type of bed: King, Queen

 
Tweedledum Suite
The Tweedledum suite provides a stunning and luxurious setting featuring a large bedroom with an in-room bay window Jacuzzi and a living room with rustic oak beams, hard wood floors, elegant rugs and English antiques. This perfect romantic setting also offers a gas burning fireplace, comfortable furniture, a private bathroom with tub/shower combination and a wet bar/kitchen with microwave, toaster oven, electric kettle and refrigerator for added convenience. This 543 square foot suite has two flat screen TV/DVD's, large walk-in closet and air-conditioning. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $289 - $369
Type of bed: King

 
Tweedledee Studio
The elegantly furnished Tweedledee studio is a spacious 309 square foot room featuring soft garden hues, light wood flooring, king size bed, private bathroom with tub/shower combination, flat screen TV/DVD and air conditioning. The wet bar/kitchen offers an authentic English oak farmhouse table and chairs, microwave, toaster oven, electric kettle and refrigerator. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $269 - $329
Type of bed: King

 
Mad Hatters Room
The charming Mad Hatter’s room is decorated in greengage and cream with hard wood floors, rugs and English antique furniture. This 212 square-foot room offers a king bed, flat screen TV/DVD and private bathroom with shower. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $249 - $299
Type of bed: King

 
Jeans Room
Jean’s room is a special room inspired by the owner's mother and granddaughter. This 212 square-foot room provides an inviting ambiance with interesting architectural features, hard wood floors and decor in soothing green tones of English gingham and muted sage. This large room offers a king bed, flat screen TV/DVD and private bathroom with shower. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $249 - $299
Type of bed: King

 
White Rabbit Balcony Room
The split level White Rabbit room is similar to Alice's room features a sitting area and king bed area that opens onto a secluded deck overlooking our beautiful English gardens and the Santa Ynez Mountains in the distance. The spring like room decor in primrose yellow and sapphire blue color combination make the room light and airy. This 264 square foot room offers a private bathroom with shower and flat screen TV/DVD, and an antique corner cupboard. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $269 - $339
Type of bed: King

 
Alices Balcony Room
This is Alice's namesake, decorated in pink, grey, and ivory wallpaper for a peaceful atmosphere, as well as a delightful stained glass rendition of Alice lovingly crafted by a local artist. The 237 square-foot spacious split-level room features a sitting area and king bed area that opens onto a secluded deck overlooking our beautiful English gardens and the Santa Ynez Mountains in the distance, and a private bath room with shower and flat screen TV/DVD. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $269 - $339
Type of bed: King

 
Queen of Hearts Patio Room
The Queen of Hearts room, with its own entrance through a private flower filled garden, offers ultimate romance perfect for a honeymoon stay or quiet getaway. The 227 square-foot room features a king bed with shower and flat screen TV/DVD, as well as a sunny bay window and comfy chairs that provide a relaxed atmosphere and a great spot for enjoying a good book. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $269 - $339
Type of bed: King

 
Eberle Jacuzzi Room
The Eberle room is inspired by the building's architect and a spiritual retreat to Santa Fe. The Eberle is decorated in earth tones and terracotta tile flooring, and features a beautifully tiled Jacuzzi tub and gas burning fireplace that provides a relaxing atmosphere. This 240 square foot room offers a queen bed, flat screen TV/DVD and private bathroom with shower. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $259 - $309
Type of bed: Queen

 
Mock Turtles Room
Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $199 - $249
Type of bed: Queen

 
Dormouses Room
The enchanting and intimate Dormouse room features a sloping ceiling, wooden floors, gas burning fireplace and original mantelpiece. Decorated in smoke blue, terracotta and cream, this 160 square foot room offers a queen bedded brass bed, private bathroom with shower and flat screen TV. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $199 - $249
Type of bed: Queen

 
March Hares Room
The romantic March Hare room features an open bay window sitting area that gives this room its unique character. This 176 square foot room is decorated with sunny yellows and green bramble furnishings, and offers a queen bed, private shower and flat screen TV/DVD. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $199 - $249
Type of bed: Queen

 
Duchesss room
The 193 square foot Duchess room features attractive lightly flowered wallpaper on the ceiling and walls, a Queen bed, antique armoire and a spacious bathroom with a soaking tub and shower and a flat screen TV/DVD. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $239 - $279
Type of bed: Queen

 
Cheshire Cats Room
The renovated Cheshire Cat room features high ceilings with beautiful handcrafted woodwork and a sumptuous walk in shower for two with heated tiled floor. Rich wood furnishings complement the light and airy décor in this 208 square foot ground floor room that offers a comfortable queen bed and inviting sitting area. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $259 - $319
Type of bed: Queen

 
Caterpillar Balcony Room
The charming split-level Caterpillar room features pretty window seats and a queen bed and sitting area opening on to a large private deck overlooking our beautiful English gardens and the Santa Ynez Mountains in the distance. This 215 square foot room offers a private bathroom with shower and a flat screen TV/DVD. Rates include breakfast, as well as afternoon wine and appetizers.
Rates: $249 - $309
Type of bed: Queen

 


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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $194 to $429
Payment types accepted include Master Card, American Express, Discover, Visa, Personal Checks and Travelers Checks.
Rooms: This property has 18 total guest accommodations with private bath, 3 with fireplaces, 3 with hot tubs, 4 two-bedroom suites, 4 cottages and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include Twin, Queen and King.

Policies

Minimum Stay Requirements: Two nights on weekends
Cancellation: Seven days
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Wine and Hors d'oeuvres.
Types of meals: Wine, Room Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Early Coffee/Tea and Continental Plus Breakfast.
Amenities In Room: DVD, Fireplace, Hot Tub/Spa/Jaccuzi, Reading Lamps, Refrigerator, Ceiling Fans, Bath Amenities, Cable TV, Hair Dryer, Snack Bar, Air Conditioning, Telephone, Clock Radio, CD Player, Bathrobes, Iron/Ironing Board, Wireless Internet Access and Television.
Amenities On Site: Fireplace, Fax, DVD, Copy Machine, Computers, Hot Tub/Spa, Phone and spa facilities.
Business Traveler Amenities: Television, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer and Gym Nearby.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Facials and Massages.

Specials

- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Sunday–Thursday, subject to availability. Weekends and Holiday periods based on last minute availability only.

Activities

Events Hosted: Family Reunions, Seminars, Meetings, Romantic Getaways and Honeymoons.
Other Activities: Wineries, Water Sports, Tennis, Sports Events, Major College, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Whale Watching and Wine Tasting.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Bouchon, Downeys, Louies..

Historic Interest

Santa Barbara Beautiful Award.
Historic Awards: City Historical Site (Granted).
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Santa Barbara Mission (1 mile), Wharf (1.5 miles)