If asked, probably
no inn owner will say they they are hostile to guests who
bicycle. Some however definitely go out of their way to welcome us with
free bikes, bike rentals, secure overnight
storage for our steeds, or suggested rides and maps. They are the ones
that are listed here.
Fess Parker's DoubleTree has bikes to rent in season.
The Skyview Motel, perched on a hill, indeed offers great views in all directions.
Hotel Oceana is on West Beach, offers beach cruisers, allows your valuable
bikes in rooms, has info on rides.
The historic Montecito Inn has free cruisers and secure overnight storage
for guests' valuable bicycles.
Santa Barbara's Inn by the Harbor has free beach cruisers for their guests.
Motel, 9150 Highway 101, phone 344-3770, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This motel has 32 "affordable, clean, comfortable" rooms. They especially
welcome cyclists with suggested road and mountain bike routes, a bike
wash area and clean rags. If you're flying in, they will store shipped
bikes until your arrival. Chez Schnitz cycling camps are headquartered
at Skyview. Hilltop views, pool, continental breakfast.
del Mar, 223 Castillo Street, phone 966-2219, email brisas@sbhotels,com.
This inn has 41 rooms, Spanish colonial architecture, free cruiser bikes
for guests, continental breakfast, afternoon wine and cheese, cookies in
the evening, heated pool, whirlpool, WiFi, and exercise room.
Parker's DoubleTree Resort. 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, phone 564-4333,
The largest hotel in Santa Barbara has 360 rooms set on 24 acres facing
East Beach. Fitness center, four restaurants, pool, spa, room service,
tennis courts. Summer rental of mountain bikes, beach cruisers and surreys.
House Inn, 104 Bath Street, phone 962-9745, email
This small 17-room inn has free beach cruisers for guests. It's a block from
the beach, and near restaurants and shopping. Small kitchens in each unit,
a welcome breakfast basket.
202 West Cabrillo Boulevard, phone 965-4577, email
This hotel faces West Beach, offers continental breakfast, WiFi, fitness
center, pool, outdoor seating, free Giant brand cruiser bike use, secure
bike storage, bike assembly and washing area. Easy walk or ride to restaurants,
shopping, marina, and Stearns Wharf. An exclusive Hotel Oceana discount
for cyclists is available
the Harbor, 433 West Montecito Street, phone 963-7851, email
email@example.com. The inn has 42
rooms, free cruiser bikes, continental breakfast, afternoon tea, evening cookies,
heated pool, WiFi, and a location near City College and the harbor.
Inn by the Sea, 206 Castillo Street, phone 963-4317, email
Landscaped with lavender plants, this inn has 23 rooms, free beach
cruisers, welcoming champaign, continental breakfast, afternoon wine
and cheese, evening cookies, pool, whirlpool, and WiFi.
Beach Motel, 21 Bath Street, phone 963-9311, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bikes free for guests, including a tandem bike. Traditional motel near
the beach, continental breakfast, WiFi.
Garden Inn, 915 Garden Street, phone 564-4700.
This fine 23-room inn is located three blocks from downtown restaurants,
shops, and nightlife. Secure guest bike storage. Each room come with WiFi,
fireplace, patio or balcony, continental breakfast.
Village Inn, 1188 Coast Village Road, phone 969-3266, email email@example.com.
They offer cruiser bikes to their guests to use, and allow others to keep their
own bicycles in their rooms. Continental breakfast, WiFi Internet.
Seasons Biltmore, 1260 Channel Drive, phone 969-2261, email here.
This lushly-landscaped upscale resort is on the beach in Montecito. It
offers its guests free cruser bikes, tennis courts, fitness room, pool, sauna,
wired and WiFi Internet, down comforters, gift shop, restaurants, and more.
Inn, 1295 Coast Village Road, phone 969-7854, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previously owned by Charlie Chaplin, this historic inn offers guests free
use of beach cruisers and secure lockup of your bicycle at night. Inn also
has exercise room, 24-hour coffee and tea, restaurant, pool, WiFi, TV/DVD
in room with Charlie Chaplin DVDs to watch.