Kimpton Goodland

5650 Calle Real, Goleta, CA, USA

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17.5
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  • Public Spaces18.5
  • Service17.5
  • Overall17.5
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Hotel Description

An old Holiday Inn in the California suburbs might not sound like the most promising basis for a hip new hotel. Unless the suburb is Goleta — a sun-drenched city just north of Santa Barbara, wedged between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, easily one of the most attractive stretches of coastline in the country — and the hotel brand in charge is Kimpton. Welcome to the Goodland Santa Barbara, a stylish new draw for surfboard-toting travelers and wine country road-trippers heading up to Big Sur or south to L.A.

The hotel takes its name from Goleta’s nickname (“the Good Land.”) Stylish but laid-back, it has the all-American, flip-flop-friendly atmosphere of a SoCal beach house — driftwood décor, vintage longboards suspended from the ceiling, colorful woven throw rugs, wicker lamps and rattan ottomans, old-school surf photography, vintage turntables players and records in each room (consult the “Record Concierge” for help putting together your pre-dinner playlist.) Guest rooms are white with earthy accents, flat-screen TVs and unexpected details like yoga mats. Well, only unexpected if you’re unfamiliar with the Kimpton brand. Like all hotels in the boutique chain, the Goodland offers a complimentary happy hour every evening, as well as pet-friendly amenities, should you be traveling with a a furry sidekick.

Other perks at this particular location? Free yoga classes on Sunday mornings, a 24-hour fitness center, a courtyard swimming pool where local DJs spin on weekends, and outdoor fire pits where you can kick back with a craft beer after dark. The onsite restaurant, Outpost, features sustainable seafood, and the Good Bar, a retro-inspired cocktail bar complete with billiards and backgammon, offers a cocktail list highlighting local ingredients like lavender and mint.

Wine country is just a short drive away, of course, so it’s also a great place to sample a glass or two of the region’s famous Pinot Noir. There’s live music on Thursday nights, too, and drinks served at Rita — the Airstream parked onsite. A beachhouse-style boutique hotel that takes music — and drinks — seriously? It’s a long way from a roadside Holiday Inn, and hopefully a harbinger of things to come on this particularly lovely section of California’s coastline.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 158 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Central air conditioning
  • Golf nearby
  • Honesty Bar
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-fi (charges apply)
  • Wine tours nearby
  • Yoga

Need to Know

Please note: All guest room and suites are non-smoking. There is a Smoking fee of 250 USD. An additional 25 USD resort fee plus tax will be added per room each night of your stay. This fee includes daily fitness classes, self-parking, WiFi access throughout the resort with Kimpton Karma Rewards program, complimentary coffee and tea in the living room each morning, & access to live music events.

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Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club

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4pm,

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12pm

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Central air conditioning
  • Golf nearby
  • Honesty Bar
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-fi (charges apply)
  • Wine tours nearby
  • Yoga

Need to Know

Please note: All guest room and suites are non-smoking. There is a Smoking fee of 250 USD. An additional 25 USD resort fee plus tax will be added per room each night of your stay. This fee includes daily fitness classes, self-parking, WiFi access throughout the resort with Kimpton Karma Rewards program, complimentary coffee and tea in the living room each morning, & access to live music events.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club

Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

12pm

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