Visit Santa Barbara

0 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center

Nestled on the Pacific Coast between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Santa Barbara, The American Riviera® exemplifies California’s iconic lifestyle with palm-lined beaches, verdant vineyards and year-round sunshine. Mediterranean-style architecture, arts & culture, world-class wines, gourmet restaurants, first-rate shopping, outdoor adventures and relaxation await. Santa Barbara is part of California’s Central Coast’s scenic Highway 1 - famous for running along the most beautiful coastline in the United States.

Santa Barbara Fast Facts

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Visit Santa Barbara
500 E. Montecito Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103

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Type of Destination Experience:
Beach, College Town, Gaming, Historic, Mountain, Urban

GSF Exhibit Space (The Fess Parker: A Doubletree by Hilton Resort): 75,400

Meeting Space, Square Feet (The Fess Parker: A Doubletree by Hilton Resort): 75,400

Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort): 12,000

Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (General): 360

Hotel adjacent to convention facility: No

Santa Barbara Municiple Airport

Miles to downtown 8

Cities with non-stop flights7

International cities with direct flights0

Burbank Bob Hope Airport

Miles to downtown 96

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Los Angeles International Airport

Miles to downtown 95

Cities with non-stop flights152

International cities with direct flights67

Geographic Areas Served:

Santa Barbara, Goleta, Montecito, Summerland

Why Meet in Santa Barbara

Moderate year-round Mediterranean climate offers an annual average of 300 days of sunshine. Average day temperatures range from 64 - 75 degrees F (18 - 24 degrees C).

More than 150 conference hotels and event facilities dot the area, some offering up more than 1 million sq. ft of space within the County. Luxurious beachfront resorts, picturesque wineries, intimate museums, lush gardens, rustic ranches and grand estates are available.

Located 90 miles/148 km north of Los Angeles and 310 miles/534 km south of San Francisco, visitors may arrive via scenic Highway 1 (101), daily stops on Amtrak, or via air service to Santa Barbara Airport (SBA). Fly nonstop to Santa Barbara from Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle.

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Relationship with the Convention Center

The destination does not have a separate convention center facility

Request for Proposal (RFP) Distribution Method

Sends leads to only qualified or requested hotels and venues

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