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36 State St

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone: (805) 882-0100

Weddings

HOTEL CALIFORNIAN WEDDINGS

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Outdoor wedding ceremony location set up at Hotel Californian

Impeccable architecture and design, personalized service, ocean views and inspired cuisine set the stage for your big day. Hotel Californian offers outdoor venues, rooftop spaces featuring panoramic ocean and mountain views, and light-filled indoor venues perfect for your ceremony, reception and late-night revelry.

(805) 882-0100
weddings@thehotelcalifornian.com

JOIN TOGETHER IN THE AMERICAN RIVIERA

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Set against the beautiful California Coast and the backdrop of the Santa Ynez mountains, you'd be hard-pressed to find a more picturesque wedding venue than Santa Barbara's Hotel Californian.

With local attractions like world-class wineries, the emerging food & beverage centric Funk Zone, Lotusland, the beach, and plenty of hiking & outdoor activities, Hotel Californian welcomes you and your loved ones to an exciting and statement-making wedding destination. 

Overlooking one of Hotel Californians Buildings

A VENUE LIKE NO OTHER

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The Bride peeking over her shoulder

This immaculate hotel, designed by celebrity designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, is the premiere wedding destination in Santa Barbara. With 121 breathtaking guestrooms and plenty of outdoor and rooftop event space, we challenge you to find a more perfect place for your memorable day.

ROOFTOP VENUES

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Hotel Californian features 3 Rooftop event areas, all with breathtaking views. From Ceremony to day-after brunch, these spaces are ready for any wedding occassion.

The largest, our Mirador Rooftop Deck, features panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and towering Santa Ynez mountains, just one of our favorite places in this elegantly designed kingdom.

Wedding on Rooftop

FARM TO TABLE

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Craft Cocktail

CATERING & CRAFT COCKTAILS

We have developed close relationships with local wineries and farmers to ensure sustainable, hyper-local, and utterly delicious food & beverage catering options. You probably already know about our buzzworthy dining options, but you may not have heard about our passion for unique craft cocktails. 

Whether you need catering for a large reception, rehearsal dinner, farewell brunch—or ALL of them—we are passionate about accommodating any and all needs to prepare menus that are perfect for you.

ON SITE SPA & SALON

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Majorelle—our world-class spa, decadently patterned in beautiful tile and Moroccan blue—will be an essential complement to your wedding weekend. From couples massages to rejuvenating facials, nail services, and aromatherapy, Majorelle will take your wedding to the royal level. 

Majorelle offers an on-site salon, perfect for a Cut & Dry or a Blowout for the big day. The salon is set next to our gorgeous Court of Fatima, but we are happy to come to you and the wedding party for an in-room treatment.

Bride sitting in the spa lobby

BUILDING BUYOUTS

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Overlooking Hotel Californian

The Hotel Californian's three separate buildings, Californian, State, and Mason of the perfect remedy for privacy for you and your guests. We are ready to accomodate full-building buyouts so your group can have an entire building to yourselves.

The Alcazar, Hotel Californian's presidential suite, is the only room or suite in the State Building. This ensures plenty of space for celebration and complete privacy for you and your wedding party. 

GET FUNKY IN THE FUNK ZONE

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The Hotel Californian is located in the Funk Zone, Santa Barbara's hottest food & beverage neighborhood. Find fabulous restaurants like Loquita and The Lark, as well as Santa Barbara's famed Urban Wine Trail.

Funk Zone

HOTEL CALIFORNIAN WEDDINGS

Inga Winkler
(805) 882-0100
weddings@thehotelcalifornian.com

HOTEL CALIFORNIAN WEDDINGS

Inga Winkler
(805) 882-0100
weddings@thehotelcalifornian.com

Social Tables - Venues

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Court of Fatima
Capacity: 2-75 People

Mirador Rooftop
Capacity: 2-180 People

Serena Rooftop
Capacity: 2-250 People

Court of Califa
Capacity: 2-300 People

The Alhambra 
Capacity: 2-285 People

The Alhambra A
Capacity: 2-144 People

The Alhambra B
Capacity: 2-60 People

The Alhambra C
Capacity: 2-60 People

The Alhambra Foyer
Capacity: 2-70 People