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Location Details
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 resort is located in the Funk Zone, in the heart of the city.
General Information
The 121-room hotel is a magnet for the Hollywood elite, international visitors and locals alike. Featuring dazzling spaces from celebrity 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.

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Room Details

The rooms intertwine classic Spanish Colonial Revival architecture with Moroccan influences and rare custom furnishings from celebrity designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard - exhibiting the glamour of modern nostalgia. Each individual guestroom is distinctly unique in its design, providing a different, captivating experience during each stay.

Guest Services

Guest services include a concierge, complimentary high-speed internet, local calls, Tesla and standard EV car chargers


The Society: State & Mason | Celebrates three of life's greatest passions: world-class wines, exquisite cuisine, and amazing experiences. Enjoy striking selections from across the extensive Foley Family Wines portfolio, paired with Executive Chef Travis Watson's thoughtfully curated, locally-inspired culinary creations.
Djinn | In the simplest terms, djinn are genies. However, to reduce them down to a cartoon image would merely scratch the surface of their role in Moroccan lore. Djinn are mischievous spirits - not necessarily good, not necessarily bad. Some are confined to a bottle due to reprehensible acts, though the word’s similarity to a bottle of mischievous alcohol that causes one to commit reprehensible acts is merely a coincidence . . . or is it? Taste one-of-a-kind cocktails and learn for yourself what happens next at this Santa Barbara bar.
Goat Tree | A gourmet café with al fresco seating offering fresh, local fare, including superb pastries and baked goods, cold-pressed juices and coffee, seasonally curated picnic baskets, and a full breakfast menu, all with a hint of Mediterranean culinary influence. Goat Tree restaurant in Santa Barbara is the ultimate gathering ground; whether you stop in for a fresh, gourmet pastry and morning pick-me-up on your way to the office, meet up with a friend or colleague for a meal, or you crave a little something sweet.
Blackbird |Offers a beverage-forward atmosphere featuring inventive cocktails by legendary mixologist Devon Espinosa alongside a thoughtfully curated menu that pays homage to the culinary bounty of the Central Coast. Enjoy an extensive list of local wine and craft beer that highlights the terroir of the region and pairs seamlessly with our iconoclastic take on local, sustainable cuisine. With its striking brass fixtures and black box-like aesthetic, Blackbird upends the conventional upscale dining experience in Santa Barbara and offers a subtle nod to Alfred Hitchcock’s haunting, yet timeless thrillers.


Guests will enjoy custom Hotel Californian bicycles, tech and game library, beach chairs and umbrellas and access to exclusive on-property activities and events.


Majorelle | A distinctly Moroccan blue found in the traditional tiles, windows, and doorways of Marrakesh, evokes a sense of active tranquility. Its deep hue soothes and enlivens, while the rich indigo pigment inspires intense revitalization. Majorelle invites you to discover the sublimity of one-of-a-kind spa treatments tailored to your personalized expression—an essential luxury along the path to wellness.


Work out in the 24-hour state-of-the-art Fitness Center.

Nearby Attractions

Located between the Pacific Ocean and Highway 101, Santa Barbara's Funk Zone is the favorite spot for locals and visitors alike. What used to be a warehouse district has transformed into an enclave of wine tasting rooms, boutiques, cafés, and bohemian restaurants. Explore the city's hottest district from our Funk Zone Santa Barbara hotel, littered with graffiti murals and signature art pieces or experience the iconic Urban Wine Trail. The Funk Zone surrounds Hotel Californian to the North and East, providing the perfect opportunity to ditch the car and wander through this exciting neighborhood.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.

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