‘The American Riviera’ of the west coast also known as Santa Barbara is the perfect spot for a beach and adventure filled vacation. From wineries, to botanical gardens, art museums, and outdoor sports Santa Barbara has something for everyone.
Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara is conveniently located right next to the ‘Funk Zone’ neighborhood, known to locals as the urban trendy spot in town. Offbeat, vibrant and full of character, this trendy industrial district sits a block off State Street near the entrance to Santa Barbara. Artists love to fire up their blowtorches and art lovers hit the streets to discover what they’re creating in their studios. You can find local art galleries, an array of local seafood and farm to table restaurants, wine cellars and breweries that offer tastings all in the small vicinity of the ‘Funk Zone’.
Only 11 miles away from the airport and the closest hotel to the Amtrak station, Hotel Indigo is one of few eco-friendly hotels in the city. Hotel Indigo reduces their carbon footprint by providing guests with natural and fragrance-free toiletries, low flow toilets, and on-demand water heaters. The Hotel prides itself in holding the ‘original bones’ of the structure built in 1912. Since then the hotel has gone through interior renovations that align with their eco-friendly initiatives. Hotel Indigo has drought-tolerant land-scaping, aerator-equipped faucets, and double pane windows to help regulate temperature and save en-ergy. Stepping into one of the rooms has a distinct European feel and all of the rooms are designed with euro-style wet bathrooms.
Hotel Indigo is a part of the ‘car-free alliance’ group that rewards guest with a smart water and Santa Barbara granola bar if they decide to have a ‘car-free’ stay. Hotel indigo is just steps away from the local transportation and trolleys, that’ll take you around town. If you prefer a more active lifestyle the hotel is close to bike-rentals and nature paths that lead you to nearby beaches and Stearns Wharf, the tourist filled pier. The hotel offers guests complimentary bike rentals for while guests are in town on a first come, first serve basis.
Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara offers rooms with double, queen and king size beds, some with compact garden patios. Rooms are equipped with a lock box, and arrangements for same day laundry or dry cleaning can be made. Common areas in the hotel offer daily newspapers, complimentary wi-fi, a work space center with computers and copying services, and an on-site fitness studio. Hotel Indigo also invites your four-legged family members to join you on your vacation for a small fee. For more information, visit: www.igh.com/hotelindigo.