Hotel Californian

A modern, brightly lit cafe interior with a black-and-white striped theme features yellow chairs around tables under large arched windows. A striped column and patterned floor tiles enhance the decor, while plants and chic furniture complete the stylish ambiance—perfect for those seeking where to stay Santa Barbara vibes.


With the expert touch of celebrity designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, the Hotel Californian is a seamless blend of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture with Moroccan influences, featuring natural light, jewel-toned colors, and over one million tiles. Just steps from the beach in Santa Barbara’s lively Funk Zone, the hotel boasts a rooftop pool and fitness center. Wine and dine at diverse onsite restaurants, including a tasting room, chic cocktail bar, poolside café, and Mediterranean-inspired fine dining. The Majorelle Spa, named after Marrakesh’s soothing shade of blue, offers personalized Moroccan-inspired treatments including the opportunity to design your own aromatherapy. Unwind in the steam room and salon, or find respite and revitalization when you choose from their range of massages and facials.

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