Hotels near the Mission Santa Barbara are always on sale with CheapOair. Mission Santa Barbara was founded by Padre Fermín Lasuén on December 4, 1786, the feast day of Saint Barbara and still functions as a church today. It was the tenth of the California missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans and has a rich and varied collection of colonial art. Today the mission is a parish church of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the church building is similar to those built in the countryside of Mexico in the early 1800's. Find great deals on cheap hotels near Mission Santa Barbara, and count on CheapOair for all your travel booking needs!