Tucked away on the central coastline of California between the majestic Santa Ynez mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Santa Barbara is a quaint city and a charming destination perfect for family holidays. Besides its lovely weather, the beautiful city is also famed for its rich Spanish culture, which is evident in its architecture, arts, and of course, its cuisine. If you have time on your hands, head to the Old Mission Santa Barbara, a Spanish Mission dating back to the late 17th century, and get a glimpse of the city’s rich past. Travelers with kids can head to Santa Barbara Zoo, which showcases over 400 animals, including the California Condor, capybara, as well as flamingos. Planning a vacation here with your family and fur babies? Read on for our list of the top pet-friendly Airbnbs in Santa Barbara, California, for great stays.
Feel right at home the moment you set foot in this lovely hideout that can sleep up to four. The superb rental features a bedroom with a queen bed and a comfy sofa bed in the living room.
It also has a sunny patio perfect for relaxing, barbecuing, and dining alfresco. Kindly note that pets are allowed, but the pet fee does not cover fur on the furniture. Guests must pay an additional cleaning fee if fur is found on the furniture.
San Miguel Beach HeavenSanta Barbara, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe cottage has all the equipment you might need to be comfortablewhat a lovely little place to stay updated furnishings comfy bed perfect small kitchen nice patiothe bathroom is great better than the photoskitchen was well stocked with good knives and appliancesthere was no indoor dining table but the weather was nice enough to eat outsidesuper clean and comfy housevery clean with everything we neededit was very clean and had everything we neededthe guesthouse was clean and well organizedthe space was fresh clean and comfortable
Host:jami is a great hostbig thanks tothe hostshost is friendly and communicated well to all our questions/commentsjami was courteous and responsivethe owners couldn’t have been nicer or more accommodatingRead more reviewsnice walk to beacha really nice location on the mesathe location is great toogreat airbnb in a perfect locationthe perfect santa barbara location quick walk to the beach - also walkable to town and grocery stores
With the capacity to sleep up to six people, this upstairs duplex apartment is a great choice for a small family. Being centrally located, the townhouse grants you easy access to many of the area’s attractions, including State Street Promenade, Stearns Wharf, Funk Zone, and the beach.
Inside you’ll find a jolly space with a spacious living room, where you can wind down after a fun day out. Also available is a fully equipped kitchen, a bedroom with a queen bed, and a master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. Note that pets are allowed on the premises.
Close to the Beach, State Street & Funk Zone!Santa Barbara, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewssuch a great setup house and kitchen are fully stocked with amenitieswe were lucky to get a table the same daythe townhouse offered comfortable indoor and outdoor common space as well as two good-sized bedrooms/bathsvery clean and well stockedit was very clean and comfortableclean comfortable relaxing spacethe apartment was clean and comfortableeverything was super clean
Host:teri was the perfect hostour host was extremely communicative and generousteri was very easy to communicate with she was very responsiveteri is a fantastic host to work withteri was a great host and would love to stay here again somedayRead more reviewsthe location was amazingthe location of her lovely condo is really close to state street and train stationperfect location walking distance to restaurants shopping pier/beachawesome location close to beach eats and drinksthe location was amazing as well
You and two of your close friends can escape to this rustic hideout, where you’ll enjoy affordable accommodation just a few minutes’ drive from the beach, the harbor, and the shopping center. A charming space to call your own, this quaint bungalow from the early 20th century still retains much of its charm.
It features a roomy living area with hardwood floors and a fireplace to help you keep cozy. The master bedroom has a king bed with a cable TV. Guests also love the fully equipped kitchen and the lush backyard where they can play fetch with their fur babies.
Pisces House, centrally locatedSanta Barbara, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsalso the back yard offered an additional table where my husband could work with great wifiexcellent value considering the many amenities (jacuzzi outdoor bath and shower) well equipped kitchen etcthe most stunning backyard and love the outdoor kitchen beautiful master bedroomthe wifi is also great out (url hidden) during day would live out there as wellthe most comfy king bed huge walk in closetthe house was so clean well stocked and cozybright clean and spacious the outdoor area was picturesquethe home was clean cozy and charmingvery welcoming with a bottle of wine awaiting us the house is clean and well-stocked
Host:owner was very responsiveharry is a great hostharry is an excellent hostharry was a considerate and communicative hostharry was an outstanding host - made sure everything was ok but never intrusiveRead more reviewsthe location is fantasticgreat neighborhood to walk inthe location is quite convenient as wella very relaxing and beautiful locationcharming house in the most inviting setting (and quiet neighborhood) within walking distance of downtown
If you’re traveling with your significant other, this cute guest house close to the beach is one accommodation you ought to check out. It’s a newly renovated studio in a central location, merely a 10-minute walk from the beach, harbor, and many local seafood restaurants. From here, you can also easily commute downtown and even visit the local wineries, the Stearns Wharf, and most notably, the Funk Zone.
After a full day of exploration, make yourself at home and wind down with a shower in the clean bathroom. A small well-equipped kitchen is also available on the premises. Dogs are allowed on the property with a 50 USD fee.
The Coastal Cottage StudioSanta Barbara, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bed was awesome the location was prime and the amenities were more than expectedthis stay had everything we needed and the bed was super plushthe cottage is cozy and has everything you need for a comfortable staythe bed was very comfortable and nice extra touches in the bathroom with shampoo conditioner soaps etcthe bed was comfy appliances easy to use added a/c was nice for midday heatclean cozy perfect for twothe cottage was clean and relaxingsuper clean super comfy and cutewe had a great stay at nicole's little cottage everything was super clean and comfortable and efficiently laid out
Host:nice host and gracious familyhosts were very friendly and helpful thank you so muchwe felt very comfortable reaching out to the hosts with any questions during our stayno issues at all sharing the property with the hosts they were great to meenicole is also really responsiveRead more reviewsthe location was greatlocation is perfect for all activitiesquiet peaceful neighborhood close driving or walking to things to eat and doa really wonderful space and great locationamazing location about a mile or so to the beach
Rent out this cozy studio cottage and enjoy a perfect retreat just a few steps from the beach. A genial spot to recharge and retreat to, this warm and inviting rental features a full kitchen with essential appliances, a well-stocked bathroom, and a sleeping area. It also boasts a private back deck and an enclosed front yard for total privacy.
By staying here, you’ll only be four blocks away from a pet-friendly beach where you can frolic in the sand and soak in the sun with your furry friend. Note that pets are allowed on the property for a small fee of 50 USD.
Lighthouse Keeper's House, close to the beachSanta Barbara, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe space itself was roomy and comfortablethe only surprise was the all in one bathroom shower but it worked out just finethe lighthouse keepers cottage was very comfortable and quiet and had two great patiosalso the bed was super comfy we would absolutely stay here again with our dogsgreat space very clean and privateit was clean quiet and very relaxingthe place was clean neat and sanitary - just a little dustyvery clean well located cottagethe king bed was comfortable and the bedding was very clean and smelled nice (not like hotel sheets)
Host:nancy was super friendly and accommodating and made us feel at homenancy is an excellent hostnancy and jim were the perfect hosts very gracious and welcomingnancy was very friendly and helpful with all questions we hadnancy is a wonderful host - she had tons of suggestions of things to do in the areaRead more reviewslocation location location the perfect getawaylocation and value is greatthis is such a great location in sbfrom the decor to the location its perfectbeautiful place in a beautiful location
A total of two guests can spend endless nights in this pet-friendly Airbnb that always welcomes assistance animals. Found just a few steps away from the beach, this unit comes will all the creature comforts you’d expect in a modern home.
Ideally suited for romantic excursions and solo adventures, this unit boasts an enchanting courtyard that doubles as an entryway. Inside, you’ll find a stocked kitchenette, which ushers you to a private bedroom and bath. Amenities available include WiFi and a flat-screen cable TV.
Charming Private Coastal Suite-Steps to the BeachSanta Barbara, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit was really comfortable and just so homey with the amenities that rich providesfire place/heater was a success me and my wife will definitely visit againnice welcoming touches and additions make up for no sink in kitchen areathoughtful touches in the room very welcomingclean and comfortablethe place was very clean and cuteit felt very comfortable clean and privatealso the house is extremely prepared and cleanthe photos show a nice clean area to relax in
Host:the host is lovelyrich is friendly and quick with responses to any questions we hadrich as a host is amazing he’s quick to reply to questionsrich is a great hostthank you for hosting usRead more reviewslocation was greatjust a great locationgreat location for a holiday retreatthe location of this place is fantasticsuch a wonderful anniversary trip the location was unbelievable
Treat your family to a perfect getaway in this quaint vacation home that dates back to 1915. Found just two blocks east of State Street Promenade, this stylish cottage features two snug bedrooms and a sofa bed in the main space. It can host up to six guests.
Though a little tiny, the intimate living room makes a great spot to recharge and relax. Its highlight, however, is the spacious backyard, which makes an excellent spot for stargazing and unwinding by the cozy firepit. Kindly note that service animals are always welcomed in this pet-friendly property.
La Petite Maison Blanche. Perfect cozy getaway!Santa Barbara, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe loved the backyard area - it was spacious peaceful and had great wifi for getting work donethis is a beautiful and cozy cottage that is perfect for a getawaythe outdoor space is wonderful and there are so many cozy elements to the housethe backyard is so cozy and nice to relaxit has a well-appointed kitchen and great architectural designthis home is clean charming and in a great location
Host:dawn was an excellent hostdawn was an amazing host would highly recommend a stay at la petite maison blanchehost gives great local tips for fooddawn is one of the best hosts we've experienced through airbnbthe hostess was very helpfulRead more reviewsamazing location dawns place is so charming and the perfect locationsuper cute and sooo close to everything we walked everywhereit’s in an excellent location making it easy to walk to shops restaurants the beach and moregreat location and within walking distance to shops the beach restaurants/bars and a grocery storegreat little place cozy and convenient location
Discerning guests on the lookout for a lovely vacation home to enjoy their stay in Santa Barbara can’t go wrong with this stunning property that boasts panoramic views of the ocean. Thanks to the three cozy bedrooms with three beds and the two bathrooms, a total of six guests are sure to enjoy a delightful stay here.
The pet-friendly holiday home also has modern facilities, including WiFi, a washer and dryer, and a chef’s kitchen.
Island View LandingSanta Barbara, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthey appreciated the large tv screen and we all enjoyed the ocean views from the crow's nest terraceonly note was the a/c wasn't working but the breeze through the open windows made it okaywe had such a wonderful time at island view landing it was a beautiful house very spacious and comfortablebedrooms light and comfortablevery nice size kitchen living room and dinning roomrooms were clean and welcomingbeautifully furnished and clean with a well equipped kitchen tooclean spacious and with a fantastic view of the oceanthe location is spacious cozy and clean with a nice viewaccommodations were very good and very clean
Host:william was a great hostwilliam is a wonderful hostthe host was very welcoming and was attentive to whatever needs we hadhost very good to deal withwilliam was a fantastic hostRead more reviewswonderful location & a beautiful homegreat location and william is very helpfulwe would definitely recommend and stay again at this locationgreat little cafe within walking distance as well as grocery and other convenient spotsgreat place great location awesome views
Make this cozy vacation home your own and enjoy proximity to the beach and State Street Promenade. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, guests in this charming rental are in for a relaxing and roomy stay. The living room features a wall bed where the fireplace used to be, and the kitchen comes fully equipped with stainless steel appliances.
The pet-friendly property is only two blocks away from the beach, shopping areas, and downtown Santa Barbara.
Cozy Historic Home - Walk to State St. & BeachSanta Barbara, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewssuper nice vibes at this cozy hip little spotgreat house cozy with just enough space newly remodelledcomfortable beds plenty of towels and sheets modern appliances great cable tvenjoyed the lovely back deck for yoga the antique piano and a great kitchenclean comfy with modern decorsvery clean and quaint with a beautiful new kitcheneverything was comfortable clean and organizedvery clean with an excellent hostgreat stay the place was clean extremely private and enjoyable
Host:host was very responsivejosh was a great host and his place is fantasticthe host is a great communicator with an easy parking set up and check-in and check-out systemjoshua was superb at communicating with us and very responsive hostjoshua was very helpful and clear with the information about parking and home entryRead more reviewsthe location is goodexcellent location close to everythinggreat location and close to state streetlocation is great with just a few blocks from downtowngreat place right downtown; easy walk to everything
If you’re traveling with your family or close friends and you’re on the lookout for a lovely space where everybody can feel relaxed and at home, consider renting out this charming home. Able to accommodate up to eight people, the rental boasts two bedrooms with queen beds and another two bedrooms with sofa beds.
It also features a well-appointed kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and everything you’ll need to prepare your favorite dish. For a small fee, you can let your pet tug along and treat them to blissful days in the lush yard.
Beaches & Downtown / 5 Star Home / Dog FriendlySuperhost
Top guest reviewsfull of amenities & extra touches like throw blankets beach chairs & towels & a fully stocked kitchenvery nice offerings in the kitchen with coffee and teawe appreciated having a washer and dryer at our fingertips (stocked with laundry detergent)sofa beds are not the most comfortable but everything else was wonderfulcomfortable airy home with a nice backyard spaceextremely clean and tidyeverything was clean and comfortableimpeccably clean house and very comfortablehouse is super clean and well appointedwe had spacious rooms with clean and bright surroundings
Host:mark was the perfect host professional caring and quick to respond to any requests and questionsmark was the perfect hostthere are sometimes you run across an excellent host and mark was that for usmark is a great host and very responsivemark was helpful throughout and great communicationRead more reviewswalking distance to great restaurantsgreat property in an ideal locationwish it was closer to the beachit is the perfect locationlovely location close to downtown and just a short walk to the beach
Explore the rustic charm of Santa Barbara
A stunning destination for any occasion, Santa Barbara promises a memorable vacation to people of all ages. Home to idyllic beaches, rich culture, stunning architecture, and exquisite wineries, there’s hardly ever a dull moment in this lovely place. Select an accommodation from our list of the top pet-friendly Airbnbs in the area and enjoy a great vacation with your fur baby.
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