Shopping in Downtown Santa Barbara

Paseo Nuevo — One block up State Street from Hotel Santa Barbara you'll discover a lively picturesque outdoor mall filled with Spanish-style courtyards, winding paseos, gently flowing fountains and lush tropical flowers. Paseo Nuevo is anchored by Nordstrom and Macy's, with more than 50 specialty shops as well as a unique selection of fine restaurants, art galleries, and theaters.

El Paseo - 812 State Street Historic El Paseo, California's first shopping center, was built in the 1920s and features a variety of unique gift shops, jewelry stores, galleries and restaurants nestled amid romantic gardens and Spanish courtyards.

La Arcada - 1114 State Street A little further up State Street is La Arcada Court, a Spanish paseo and courtyard with exotic plants, trees, tiled fountains and a unique collection of life-like bronze statues. La Arcada has a variety of interesting shops, galleries, restaurants and cafes.

Shops at Hotel Santa Barbara

Be sure to inquire at the front desk for current special offers available to Hotel Santa Barbara guests such as:

  • Winery and Wine Tasting Room Maps
  • Discount coupons for various merchants