Hotel Californian is an oceanside hotel wedding venue located in Santa Barbara, California. The property features stunning views of the Santa Ynez mountains and sits alongside the California coast. You and your guests can enjoy the panoramic views, breath-taking rooftop, and light-filled indoor spaces throughout your celebration. The facility itself was built in 1925 as a gateway to the beach and downtown Santa Barbara but was destroyed by an earthquake only 11 days later. After the destruction, Hotel Californian was rebuilt into the stunning venue it is today. After your wedding, your loved ones can retire to one of the luxurious rooms and enjoy the beauty of California.
Facilities and Capacity
There are four different spaces for you and your partner to choose from at the Hotel Californian, including a ballroom and rooftop. Up to 180 guests can enjoy the indoor and uncovered outdoor spaces, all of which make stunning photo backdrops. Before the celebration, the wedding party can make relax and prepare for the day ahead in the get-ready rooms. You and your loved ones are welcome to stay in the elegant hotel and enjoy the countless amenities. The facility is pet-friendly, and WiFi is provided. Parking and valet services are available, and Hotel Californian is wheelchair accessible.
You are welcome to choose an all-inclusive package with bar and catering services provided, and a preferred list of outside vendors can also be utilized. You can host many wedding events at Hotel Californian, including your ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, and engagement party. Elopements can also be accommodated. The on-site staff is happy to provide lighting and sound, setup, and cleanup to ensure that you and your loved ones can relax and enjoy your time together. Barware, china, flatware, glassware, and linens are available for your use. Proof of liability insurance can be given upon request.
Bartenders at Hotel Californian are happy to serve an open, cash, or limited bar. Proof of a liquor license can be provided. You are welcome to choose between house, specialty, and premium beer, wine, and liquor. A champagne toast and/or signature drink can be served for even more fun. Before the wedding, you and your partner can arrange a tasting for the catering offered at Hotel Californian. There are many meal options to select from, so they want to ensure you are fully satisfied with the menu. Dessert can be provided and outside cake is welcome. Hotel Californian offers many catering formats, including:
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Hotel Californian Price Rates