The Hotel Californian has become Santa Barbara’s leading boutique hotel.
It offers all the amenities of a traditional 5-star hotel, blended with fabulous Moorish-meets-modern Mediterranean design and boutique hotel luxury and charm. As the winner of the Golden Key award for Best Guest Rooms in America, the hotel also offers delicious dining locations including the award-winning Blackbird restaurant. It also offers a wide variety of venues for private celebrations, from its wedding garden to its grand ballroom.
There is no better time than now to jump in the car and head for the American Riviera.
Hotel Californian continues to redefine luxury in the celebrated American Riviera. The 121-room hotel is a magnet for the Hollywood elite, international visitors, and locals alike. Featuring dazzling spaces from celebrity hotel designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, the iconoclastic enclave — part history, part imagination and all Californian — continues to drive the revitalization of Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, while upending conventional expectations. Hotel Californian is Santa Barbara’s premier urban destination.
Welcoming guests of all abilities, the property descriptions aim to allow any visitor to make an informed decision on whether the hotel is an appropriate choice for their needs.
Tucked between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean in the heart of California’s most vibrant and picturesque landscape, Santa Barbara has earned the moniker of the American Riviera. The region’s Mediterranean climate, with its fertile valleys and deep historical roots. Combined with the growing food and beverage scene of the Funk Zone and Urban Wine Trail, Santa Barbara is the quintessential California destination.