Welcome to The Waterman

Funk Zone Hotel minutes from Santa Barbara beaches

Located in the trendy Funk Zone neighborhood of downtown Santa Barbara is the chic Waterman hotel. Steps from State Street, diverse restaurants, award-winning microbreweries, wine-tasting rooms, and shopping. Explore historic Stearns Wharf and broad beaches like East Beach, West Beach and the Marina. Jump on a beach cruiser to explore the area or relax by our outdoor pool. Feel like cooking? The kitchen is available for use with top-of-the-line appliances. Family and friends will love gathering in our library lounge or playing one of our many board and outdoor games. Staying for long? Our marketplace is stocked with local refreshments, and we offer coffee, tea, and complimentary continental breakfast every morning. Enjoy a cozy guest room (135 - 175 sq. ft.) with flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and modern bathroom with walk-in shower at our pet-friendly hotel. Each room is styled to perfection, featuring shiny mermaid wallpaper, cheeky tiger pillows, and retro inspired telephones.

Rooms & Suites


Check-in: 4:00 pm

Check-out: 11:00 am

Minimum Age to Check In: 21

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Welcome

$50/night or $150/stay for 3+ night stay. 2 pets are allowed.


Non-Refundable Pet Fee Per Night: $50

Maximum Number of Pets in Room: 2


On-Site Parking

Daily: $30


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The Waterman

12 E Montecito Street, Santa Barbara, California, USA, 93101

Tel: +1 805-845-1000
Distance from Property: 10.5 Miles
Phone Number: +1 805-683-4011
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Alternate Airport Transportation
Santa Barbara MTD
Distance from Property: 87.9 Miles
Phone Number: +1 818-840-8840
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Alternate Airport Transportation
Distance from Property: 96.2 Miles
Phone Number: +1 310-646-5252
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Bus Station

MTD Transit Center

Train Station

Santa Barbara Amtrak

Property Details

Policies and Payments

Accepts: Credit Cards


Property has elevators

Languages spoken by staff:
English, Spanish

For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +1 805-845-1000

Accessible Hotel Features

Accessible on-site parking

Property has elevators

Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools

Service Animals are Welcome

Van Accessible on-site parking

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool

Main Entrance is Accessible

Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Close Caption TV

Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors

Electronic Room Key

Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing

Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Electrical Outlets

Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors

Mobility accessible rooms

Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom

Roll-in Shower

Room Windows Open

Secondary Locks on Room Windows

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors