With boutique accommodations at Mar Monte Hotel, you’re not only mere steps away from the Pacific surf of the American Riviera: You’re also nice and close to Santa Barbara’s great neighborhoods, not least that dynamic district known as the Funk Zone.

Avail yourself of our Hyatt Unbound Collection hospitality here along Cabrillo Boulevard, and you’ll have the shops, tasting rooms, breweries, cafes, galleries, and other pleasures of the Funk Zone delightfully near at hand.

The Funk Zone: Wineries & Breweries to Art Galleries & Museums

Nestled comfortably between the Pacific Ocean and Highway 101, just a stone’s throw from Mar Monte Hotel, the Funk Zone offers a slew of arts-and-culture and epicurean attractions.

Art-filled from its galleries to its muraled walls, the Funk Zone includes such high-profile attractions as MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration & Innovation, the interactive science exhibits of which appeal to young and old alike.

Then there are the eateries, including Loquita Santa Barbara, The Lark, and Lucky Penny, not to mention the irresistible goodness of Helena Avenue Bakery. Boutique wine tasting rooms and other oenophilic hotspots abound, as do such other houses of libations as Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Lama Dog Tap Room + Bottle Shop, and Cutler’s Artisan Spirits.

Throw in clothing boutiques and other shops, and you’ve got a pretty darn diverse and utterly hopping little district to explore a mere hop, skip, and a jump from your boutique American Riviera accommodations here at Mar Monte Hotel.

Explore the Funk Zone on Your Next Santa Barbara, CA Getaway to Mar Monte Hotel

Whether on foot, by Mar Monte Bike, or otherwise, consider taking in the pleasures of the Funk Zone on your next getaway here at Mar Monte Hotel!

Within shouting distance of that lively district, not to mention the charming downtown of Santa Barbara, you’ll also find yourself close to the stellar beachfront of the American Riviera, the mountain hinterland of the Transverse Ranges, and the vineyard-quilted spaces of the Santa Ynez Valley.

And here on site, you’ve got—besides your Unbound Collection accommodations in our rooms and suites, including those of the Palmoro House—the gastronomic pleasures of our costa Kitchen & Bar, with its coastal Italian cuisine touched here and there by Middle Eastern influence, and the poolside Café Lido.

From live tunes and beach yoga to our very own Bocce Ball Court, you’re all set for easy, breezy American Riviera pleasures here in our very own special swath of Southern California paradise. Come join us for a Santa Barbara getaway, and weave the Funk Zone into your itinerary!

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