Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

The Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is the ultimate destination for a California Coastal Chic wedding. Surrounded by majestic mountains and the sunny shores of the Pacific Ocean, our resort offers an extensive array of event venues for your special day. The iconic Plaza del Sol offers 180-degree views of the ocean and hills of the Santa Barbara Riviera. The Reagan Room offers a unique design, with vaulted ceiling, full-length panoramic views of the coastline and outdoor veranda with ocean views. The Grand Ballroom and Santa Barbara Ballrooms offer up to 16,000 square feet of customizable indoor space with enhanced lighting, shimmering chandeliers, full rigging capabilities, spacious foyers and outdoor patio. Our newly renovated resort is the perfect setting for your wedding offering exquisite culinary options, state of the art audiovisual capabilities, dedicated experienced consultants and luxurious accommodations for you and your guests.

Venue Style:

Hotel/Resort, Ocean/Waterfront View, Beach, Ballrooms, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception, Traditional Ethnic Events, Rehearsal Dinners & Post-Wedding Brunch


Max Indoor Ceremony: 900 guests

Max Outdoor Ceremony: 800 guests

Max Indoor Reception: 650 guests

Max Outdoor Reception: 700 guests

Rose Garden                                                                                                  

Ceremony: 200 guests

Anacapa Patio

Outdoor Ceremony: 110 guests

Outdoor Reception: 60 guests

Plaza del Sol

Outdoor Ceremony: 800 guests

Outdoor Reception: 700 guests

Reagan Room & Terrace

Seating Capacity: 180 guests

Santa Barbara Ballroom

Seating Capacity: 180 guests

Grand Ballroom

Seating Capacity: 700 guests

Fiesta Room & Terrace

Seating Capacity: 60 guests


Capacity: varies

Time Restrictions:

Flexible set up & start time. Events must end by 2:00AM. Outdoors no later than 11:00 PM

Rental Fees:

Rental fees range from $1,200 to $9,000 for ceremony & reception, which includes 6 hours of event time, not including set up and clean up time. Additional hours available for $600 per hour.  A minimum deposit of $5,000 is required.

Wedding Cost:

The average estimated wedding cost at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is between $35,000 and $55,000 inclusive of service charge and taxes for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


Provided by Venue


Provided by Venue

Amenities Included:

  •  Wooden Dance floor (Indoor only)

  • Podium and/or stage

  • Tables and chairs provided

  • House Linens, silverware, glassware provided

  • Venue set up and clean up

  • Votive candles

  • Complimentary Bridal Ocean View Standard Guestroom for 2 nights

  • Event manager

  • Champagne toast

  • Complimentary Self-Parking

Special Restrictions:

  •  Wedding coordinator required

  • Food & beverage minimums

  • Venue must approve all decorations

  • General liability insurance required for all vendors

  • Bride & Groom day of event Insurance required

  • No rice, birdseed, confetti, glitter, sparklers, etc.

  • Catering provided by venue

  • Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

  • Alcohol must be provided by venue

  • Music must end by 11:00PM (outdoor venues)

  • No rice, birdseed, glitter, confetti, etc.

Additional Services:

  • Lighting & Sound

  • Bridal Shower

  • Elopement

  • Engagement Party

  • Rehearsal Dinner

  • Handicap Accessible

  • On Site Accommodations

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