Hotel Californian welcomes guests of all abilities. Our property descriptions aim to allow any visitor to make an informed decision on whether the hotel is an appropriate choice for their needs. For more information, please see our Accessibility Statement by clicking the link below.
Featuring Spanish Colonial Revival architecture and modern Moorish themed interior décor from celebrity designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, the Hotel Californian is the new center of the Santa Barbara waterfront. Incorporating the façade of the original 1925 Hotel Californian, this 121 room seaside destination features a rooftop pool and event deck providing panoramic views of the coastline and the Santa Ynez Mountains. Located steps from the beach, one block from Santa Barbara Amtrak Station and adjacent to Santa Barbara’s vibrant Funk Zone, the Hotel Californian includes a luxurious Turkish-inspired spa, fashion boutique and fresh and distinctive dining options, together with a best-in-class ballroom, event lawns and decks and unique meeting spaces for weddings and group events.
Rooms mix classic Spanish Colonial Revival architecture with Moroccan influences and unexpected custom furnishings from celebrity designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard – making for a modern take on seaside Santa Barbara.
From on-the-go bites, to picnics at the beach, spur-of-the-moment meals and celebratory gatherings, the Hotel Californian offers distinctive dining options for all occasions.
Set next to the Pacific Ocean in the shadows of the Santa Ynez Mountains, the Hotel Californian elevates meetings and events to new heights.
Unexpected, meaningful and customized to the uniqueness of you, we invite you to discover an authentic and highly personalized expression of impeccable service— an essential luxury along the path to wellness.
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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, together with its fertile valleys and deep historical roots make Santa Barbara the quintessential California destination.