Hotels near Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
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Home of the world’s largest collection of original manuscripts and documents, the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum is a privately-owned library that offers free services to the public. The Santa Barbara location is on West Anapamu Street in the heart of Downtown Santa Barbara.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum

Parkside Inn
Parkside Inn
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6.4
Good
424 Por La Mar St, Santa Barbara
from $139
Kimpton Canary Hotel
Kimpton Canary Hotel
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9.0
Excellent
31 West Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara
from $222
Fess Parker's DoubleTree by Hilton Resort
Fess Parker's DoubleTree by Hilton Resort
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8.3
Excellent
633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara
from $177
Montecito Inn
Montecito Inn
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8.4
Excellent
1295 Coast Village Road, Santa Barbara
from $155
Four Seasons Resort Santa Barb
Four Seasons Resort Santa Barb
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9.3
Excellent
1260 CHANNEL DRIVE, Santa Barbara
from $345
San Ysidro Ranch
San Ysidro Ranch
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9.1
Excellent
900 San Ysidro Lane, Santa Barbara
from $695
Spanish Garden Inn
Spanish Garden Inn
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9.3
Excellent
915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara
from $249
Agave Inn
Agave Inn
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8.4
Excellent
3222 State Street, Santa Barbara
from $89
Belmond El Encanto
Belmond El Encanto
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9.2
Excellent
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara
from $442
The Presidio
The Presidio
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8.3
Excellent
1620 State Street, Santa Barbara
from $98
More About Hotels near Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum...

What’s the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum?

The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum in Santa Barbara is one of twelve museums scattered around different cities in the United States and houses the original draft of the Bill of Rights, Einstein’s E=Mc2 formula, and Webster’s Dictionary, amongst millions of other manuscripts. The Santa Barbara location features the original documents of the Wright Brothers. 

Which Hotels Have the Best View near the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum?

Several affordable hotels near the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum offer views of the ocean or hotel courtyard. Stay at the Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara for street views and the trendy setting. Rates start at $159 per night. The Hotel Milo is a casual seaside hotel with views of the courtyard or water. Rates start at $135 per night.

What are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum?

Staying near the museum puts you within walking distance of Downtown Santa Barbara attractions, including the Santa Barbara Historical Museum and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Leadbetter Beach and Stearns Wharf are just a short drive from the downtown district.

What Do I Need to Know About the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum?

The museum is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and on major holidays. It is open between noon and 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. In addition to housing historic documents, the museum hosts programs and lectures throughout the year and has a 100+ seat auditorium.