Tuesday Deal Day: Spend the Holidays in Santa Barbara

Old Mission in Santa Barbara

Living in Santa Barbara, it’s not hard to get family and friends to visit, especially during the holidays. The hard part is having enough space for everyone. Visit Santa Barbara’s Holiday Extra Bedroom Promotion is designed to help alleviate this problem by working with hotels to offer local specials November 15th, 2013 – January 15th, 2014. Family and friends of Santa Barbara residents who stay at any of the participating properties will receive a reduced rate or a free night stay with a minimum number of room nights booked.

Old Mission in Santa Barbara

Old Mission in Santa Barbara

With close to 30 properties along Santa Barbara’s South Coast participating, locals will be able to find the right hotel to meet the needs of their family and friends. The properties range from intimate bed & breakfasts to upscale properties and everything in between. Offers include:

  • Harbor View Inn – Stay any 3 nights and get the 4th night free OR Stay 2 nights Sunday – Thursday and receive a complimentary 50 minute spa treatment at the hotel’s Spa Beaumontia
  • Pacifica Suites – 25% off on all stays, includes complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast daily, complimentary wine reception Monday – Thursday
  • Secret Garden Inn and Cottages– Stay 2 nights in a hot tub suite and get the third night free
  • Best Western PLUS South Coast Inn – Stay two nights get the 3rd night free
  • Lemon Tree Inn – 30% off the rack rate

Be sure to check out the Santa Barbara Calendar of Events for holiday activities during that time period.

The rate code EXTRA BEDROOM should be used, and be sure to read the blackout dates and fine print.

Photo credit:  Courtesy of Visit Santa Barbara, Jay Sinclair, photographer


Mary Jo Manzanares is a traveler, travel blogger, and podcaster. In addition to her blog, Traveling with MJ, she hosts the Where Else to Go podcast, and is the founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s Way, an online travel magazine. Her travel ethos is value luxury - luxury for real people - and her goal is to help travelers know when to splurge and when to save. Mary Jo has been a speaker at various industry events around the world. When she’s not traveling, Mary Jo likes lingering over a cup of coffee, wandering in a museum, sipping wine at a cafe, and sharing it all with friends and readers. Her most recent travels were to Stockholm, a Baltic cruise, and Universal Orlando Resort.

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