The Presidio

The Presidio

1620 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, United States
+1 805 963 1355
C$ 166

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The Presidio
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About The Presidio

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

The Presidio, a National Historic Landmark, marks the location of the beginning of San Francisco. Founded at the Golden Gate in 1776, it served as a military fort before becoming a national park in 1994. It is a place to explore and learn about the nation's past within its history, beauty, nature, recreation, and family activities.

Accommodations include the Inn and the Lodge. The Lodge at The Presidio overlooks the Golden Gate and is a historic boutique that opened in 2012, renovated in its unique national park setting. The closest lodging to the Golden Gate Bridge, the modern rooms have views of the forest, bay, city, bridge, or a combination. Within steps away from dining options, it offers a complimentary shuttle ride to streets of San Francisco. An overnight stay includes continental breakfast and complimentary wine and cheese in the evening.

Rooms at the Inn at The Presidio offers an historic experience and recreational opportunities surrounded by nature. It is located at Pershing Hall, and its Georgian Revival-style building has been restored as a guest lodge featuring 22 accommodations, including 17 suites with fireplaces. It is within easy walking distance on the Main Post.

The Funston House is a Victorian-styled renovated home featuring four private bedrooms just a few steps from the inn’s main building. All rooms have original art, are in surroundings of a forest, and have a living and dining room.

There are several restaurants, cafes, and eateries within the Presidio area offering exquisite dining to causal options.

Whether a family vacation or a nature-filled adventure, The Presidio offers an excellent choice of stay for guests.

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Amenities at The Presidio

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Smartphone dock
  • TV


  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling


  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Iron and ironing board


  • Desk

Reviews of The Presidio

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6.8 Okay
Cons:Cleanliness. All bathroom soap was missing and multiple light bulbs were out in the room. Bed sheets were loose and by the morning I was sleeping on the mattress.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:- Location was fantastic. "Downtown" Santa Barbara is pretty small and this was an easy walk or bike ride (free bikes!) to the main area - Once in the room, you would think it was a nice hotel. The rooms were big, bright, and clean. This is definitely a motel in name only. - Ice cold lemonade at the check-in desk was a nice touch
6.5 Okay
Pros:Friendly Staff The room looked to be updated The location is good just on the edge of all the attractions Nice sized TV
Cons:Overall look of the outside needs to be updated as the rooms seems to have been - Dated Didn't like the mattress - Lumpy Didn't like the iPod/Clock/Radio - Didn't work Didn't like the security of the room - Both knob and Deadbolt seemed to have been damaged by forced entry
8.2 Very good
Pros:The location and staff were great! Location was near the beginning on the downtown stretch. Staff are very nice and are willing to go the extra mile. Great service! Having bikes was nice although wet didn't get a chance to use them. The deck was nice.
Cons:The amenities were old. Windows need updating. Very old furniture on the deck. Locks were broken. Heater and ac temperamental.
9.3 Wonderful
Pros:The location right on State Street. The bed was very comfortable. The room was very clean and inviting. The bathroom was very clean and bright. Like the lighting especially. Very nice stay. Will do it again.
Cons:Missed having a jacuzzi. Would of been nice to relax a bit.
5.6 Fair
Pros:Way too much for what you get
9.3 Wonderful
Pros:Nice location, quiet residential neighborhood but close enough to downtown. Friendly staff, good bed!
Cons:No frills: no pool, no coffee, no gym, no business center.
9.6 Wonderful
Pros:Very clean , simple but comfortable. Quiet
Cons:No complaints
6.3 Okay
Pros:The location. The room looked like it had been newly updated and was also very clean.
Cons:The bed was very uncomfortable. The windows were very thin and you could hear everything going on in the middle of the night.


1620 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

What's nearby

  • Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra0.4 km
  • The Arlington Theatre0.4 km
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art0.7 km
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse0.8 km
  • Old Mission Santa Barbara1.2 km
  • Presidio of Santa Barbara1.2 km
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara1.3 km
  • Santa Barbara Bowl1.6 km
  • West Beach2.6 km
  • Santa Barbara Golf Club2.8 km
  • Elings Park2.9 km
  • Stearns Wharf3 km



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Presidio

  • The Presidio is located at 1620 State Street, 1 km from the centre of Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra is the closest landmark to The Presidio.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The Presidio.

  • Yes, The Presidio offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, The Presidio offers free parking.

  • The Presidio is 12 km from Santa Barbara. The Presidio is 86.1 km from Santa Maria Public.

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Distance to city centre

1.0 km

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Nearest Airport

Santa Barbara

Distance to airport

12.0 km