The Newest Santa Barbara Boutique Hotel, The Goodland

Enjoy the Good Life!

If your idea of the ultimate Southern California retreat is longboards, poolside sangria cocktails and coastal cuisine, you've found your place in the sun at one of the best Santa Barbara hotels around. Here at The Goodland, we have a Golden State-of-mind attitude that's all about fresh, local, laidback and enjoying life one sip at a time.

Our newly refurbished Santa Barbara hotel features 158 guestrooms and suites designed around you in beach-chic SoCal style for a postcard-perfect Santa Barbara stay. Did we mention The Goodland is a premiere pet friendly hotel in Santa Barbara? Your pets will enjoy our boutique Santa Barbara hotel as much as you will.

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Take it easy, relax, breathe in the fresh sea breezes and soak up the ambiance of our surf lodge meets boutique retreat in Santa Barbara's sister city of Goleta.

Wake up and do yoga in your room with our complimentary mats or join one of our daily fitness classes. Wear your flip flops all day. Finish the report by the pool. Experience SoCal coastal cuisine at our restaurant and lobby bar.

And when it's time to explore, we're minutes from top Santa Barbara attractions like Goleta Beach and State Street. Whether your adventures take you to nearby wine country or poolside, you'll discover it's all good at The Goodland.

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Directions to The Goodland Hotel in Goleta, California

What can you say about a hotel that's located just a few miles from a long sandy beach, minutes from the endless attractions of Santa Barbara and an easy drive to Santa Barbara wine country? How about "see you soon." We also have neighbors like the Goleta Business District, the prestigious University of California at Santa Barbara and we're conveniently close to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport.

The Goodland is central located to Santa Barbara's major attractions:

  • State Street in Santa Barbara with over 150 shops and restaurant - 10 minutes
  • Wine Country - 30 miles (that's 10 miles closer than if you were downtown)
  • Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail - 10 minutes
  • University of California Santa Barbara - 5 minutes
  • Goleta Beach - 5 miles
  • El Capitan Beach - 15 minutes
  • Sand Piper Golf Club - 10 minutes

Driving Directions from Santa Barbara Airport

  • Head south on Fowler Rd/James Fowler Rd.
  • Turn left at Moffet Pl/William Moffet Pl.
  • Turn right to stay on Moffet Pl/William Moffet Pl.
  • Very shortly the road will turn right and become Fowler Rd/James Fowler Rd.
  • Turn left at S Fairview Ave.
  • Turn right at Calle Real.
  • The hotel will be on your left.
  • Total Distance/Time: 2.2 miles/7 minutes.

Estimated taxi fare: approximately $15 (one way).