STAY

Given that Santa Barbara is a popular and beautiful destination, and that we've chosen to have our wedding on a holiday weekend, we encourage everyone to book travel and accommodations as soon as they are able. Below please find a list of accommodation options that we hope you find helpful. For convenience, we wanted to compile as many options for you as possible. 

Listed below are several hotels offering special room rates, as well as other options we think you might enjoy. But please know there are other hotel options and all sorts of smaller motels and inns as well if you'd like to broaden your search. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us with any questions.

 

HOUSE RENTALS:

First and foremost, Santa Barbara is home to some stunning real estate, and we encourage guests, especially those who are staying in groups, to consider browsing through Airbnb and VRBO options. There are some amazing houses and rooms that can also be cost efficient. If your search takes you there, know that neighboring communities such as Montecito, Summerland, Carpinteria, and Goleta are also within striking distance and would be suitable to stay in as well. And as many of you are aware, recent floods and fires have devastated Santa Barbara County, and Montecito in particular. Visit our Relief tab for more information, and if you have booked accommodations in or near Montecito, we encourage people to check in on your reservations. And as always, we are here to help.  

- VRBO

- Airbnb

 
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HOTELS w/ Special Rates:

Santa Barbara Inn

Overlooking East Beach and the Pacific Ocean, this upmarket hotel is super central to State Street, art district, and downtown restaurants and bars.

Guests can make their reservations by calling (805) 966-2285 and referencing the Plank & Gibney Wedding.

Montecito Inn

A chic, Spanish-style hotel located a few blocks from the beach. Built in 1928 by Charlie Chaplin. 

Guests can make their reservations by calling 800-843-2017 or (805) 969-7854 and referencing the Plank & Gibney Wedding, or on the website by inputting PGW in the “Rate Code” field.

Best Western Beachside Inn

Beachfront hotel on relaxed property with simple rooms. Also, less than a mile from State Street, art district, downtown restaurants, etc.

Guests can make their reservations by calling (805) 965-6556 and referencing the Manager's Special.

Hotel Milo

Across the street from the beach, a trendy hotel on a Spanish Colonial revival-style property.

Guests can make their reservations here.

The Wayfarer

Set in Santa Barbara's art district along the Urban Wine Trail, this trendy hostel has vintage style rooms, with options for both private rooms and bunk-bed outfitted dorms. Complimentary breakfast and a hip, modern kitchen accessible 24 hours. 

Guests can make their reservations on the website by entering the group rate code: WEDD. Available until 30 days prior to arrival date.

 

 

 

OTHER HOTELS:

Belmond El Encanto                                                          **Wedding Venue!

A mix of Spanish Colonial Revival and Craftsman buildings amid 7 acres of lush gardens, The Belmond is in a private hillside setting in the Riviera neighborhood. *Location of the Ceremony and Reception on Sunday.

Four Seasons Biltmore

Colonial Spanish style and set in 22 acres of lush gardens, the Four Seasons Biltmore is a luxury oceanfront resort just 4 miles from downtown Santa Barbara. 

Fess Parker by Hilton

Also across the street from East Beach, this large, older yet upscale, 24-acre, Mission-style resort is also super central to downtown.

Hyatt Centric

Another option right next to the Fess Parker and the Santa Barbara Inn, the Hyatt offers the same beachfront setting and convenient location with contemporary rooms.

The Goodland

Located north of town in Goleta, close to UCSB and the SB Airport, this fresh and hip hotel offers warm contemporary rooms, a vintage Woodie parked out front, and a turntable in each room. With vinyl from the Carpenters and Joan Baez in the room you’ll feel like your spending the weekend in your cool friend’s apartment.