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A Warm Santa Barbara Welcome


Four blocks from the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, the Cheshire Cat Inn is a beautiful Santa Barbara Inn that’s perfect for a romantic getaway. Our Southern California bed and breakfast offers travelers from all over the world an opportunity to enjoy beautifully appointed Santa Barbara accommodations and furnishings in two Victorian Queen Ann houses and Craftsman cottages which have been updated with all the modern conveniences.

This Santa Barbara Bed and Breakfast has been owned and operated by the Dunstan family for over 30 years with no expense spared to ensure the best experience hospitality can provide. During your stay at our Santa Barbara inn, you will get to enjoy our wonderful homemade breakfast and our renowned afternoon wine hour with local wine and hors d’oeuvres offered in our lovely gardens. In the evening, indulge in nightly treats and our 24-hour refreshment center that offers tea, coffee, and hot chocolate.

An Award-Winning Santa Barbara Bed and Breakfast in Southern California


Our elegant and romantic bed and breakfast in Southern California features a unique, Alice in Wonderland theme that was inspired by the county of Cheshire in England. During your stay, you’ll experience true Santa Barbara lodging with gracious English hospitality and a touch of whimsy. Each of our thoughtfully appointed rooms and cottages features a unique name, many inspired by Alice in Wonderland.

Our Santa Barbara inn is perfect for families, couples, and friends. We do not accept pets at our Santa Barbara B&B, but children and infants are welcome in our Santa Barbara Cottages and in the Coach House. The Cheshire Cat Inn is also conveniently located in downtown Santa Barbara, so when you stay at our bed and breakfast, you will be just minutes away from the area’s best attractions and activities.

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Experience "The American Riviera" in Santa Barbara


Visit the Cheshire Cat Inn during your Santa Barbara vacation and experience the essence of the Californian lifestyle. Here, the southern and northern regions of the state come together to combine the art and culture of a big city with the beauty and hospitality of a small beach town. There are plenty of things to do in downtown Santa Barbara, where some of the best shopping, beaches, and restaurants are all within close proximity to the Cheshire Cat Inn.

Contact us today to book a room or learn more about our bed and breakfast in Southern California. We look forward to speaking with you and helping you plan your getaway to the Southern California Coast.

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