Hotel Californian

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Funk Zone

The 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 designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, this iconoclastic enclave is part history, part imagination, and all Californian. Each of the hotel's luxurious guest rooms is uniquely designed, reflecting a blend of classic Spanish Colonial Revival architecture and Moroccan influences. Discover a variety of dining experiences from drinks and light snacks at the pool to picnics on the beach.


36 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA, USA 93101

Located in the lively Funk Zone, approximately 11 miles from Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) and 96 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Hotel Amenities

  • Beauty Salon
  • Electric Car Charging Station
  • Elevator(s)
  • Full-Service Salon
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pool Attendants
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Shuttle Service
  • Spa Services
  • TTY Text Telephone Device
  • Turndown Service
  • Video Games

Hotel Activities

  • Activities
  • Massage Available
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Steam Room
  • Yoga

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathroom Amenities
  • Bathtub/Shower combo
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Connecting Rooms On Request
  • HDTV
  • In Room Safe
  • Lowered Bed
  • Lowered Door Peephole
  • Mini-Bar
  • Portable Shower Chairs
  • Rubber Shower Mats
  • Streaming Service
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet Access

Hotel Dining

Goat Tree - All day cafe and marketplace with outdoor seating and build-your-own picnic baskets; Blackbird - Cocktail Lounge and Restaurant serving handcrafted cocktails, local wines, beer and light bites; Tan Tan - Poolside dining including handcrafted cocktails, snacks and appetizers with captivating views of the Pacific Ocean; Djinn - Eccentric craft cocktail bar with intricate Moroccan tile design and outdoor seating

Nearby Attractions

City Center; Museum of Natural History; Santa Barbara Mission; Santa Barbara Zoo; State Street; Steam's Wharf; Whale Watching; Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens; Funk Zone

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