Host your next social gathering in one of the best places anywhere for such soirees: Santa Barbara, aka the American Riviera. And when it comes to an event venue here—not to mention pitch-perfect boutique accommodations, if you so desire—look no further than Mar Monte Hotel!

Situated mere steps from the Santa Barbara beachfront—and offering ocean-view setups among our function spaces—our Hyatt Unbound Collection hotel is an unbeatable place for parties, celebrations, receptions, and any and all other social events.

Santa Barbara, CA Event Venues at Mar Monte Hotel

We maintain better than 10,000 square feet of event space here at Mar Monte Hotel, divvied up across more than a dozen indoor and outdoor setups that can welcome more than 200 guests. From cozy, small-scale happenings to grand, glitzy galas, our coastal hotel accommodates a wide range of social events within shouting distance of that swoony Pacific sand and surf.

Our 14 individual venues range from the bookshelf-lined Lobby Living Room and 4,325-square-foot Pacific Ballroom & Seaview to the wraparound veranda of the Terrace Ballroom and our reception-ready Oceanfront Outdoor Terrace.

Another option, accommodating as many as 210 guests in its spectacular beachfront floorplan, is the Cabrillo Arts Pavilion Ballroom, a hop, skip, and a jump from Mar Monte Hotel.

A Social Gathering Along the American Riviera at Mar Monte Hotel

Those indoor and outdoor venues, which include spaces with state-of-the-art A/V equipment, only provide the foundation of our appeal as a destination for Santa Barbara events. We’re here to help you plan and coordinate your happening, ensuring everything goes off swimmingly.

You’ll have access to such on-site Mar Monte Hotel amenities as costa Kitchen & Bar and Café Lido, not to mention well-appointed Hyatt Unbound Collection accommodations in the form of our guest rooms and suites (including those in our standalone Palmoro House).

Our ballrooms and terraces also put you and your attendees within easy reach of a slew of amazing attractions here along this fabled stretch of Southern California coast: from the restaurants, tasting rooms, galleries, and boutiques of Downtown Santa Barbara to multiple gorgeous beaches, sunset and whale-watching cruises, scenic drives and trails in the Santa Ynez Mountains, and some of the Golden State’s most celebrated wine country.

Book Your Santa Barbara Social Event at Mar Monte Hotel Near the Beachfront

Ready to schedule your social event on the American Riviera? Want further details about what Mar Monte Hotel offers as a Santa Barbara venue? Reach out to our team by filling out our online Request for Proposal form, and we’ll be in touch directly!

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