Santa Ynez Inn

Santa Barbara



Santa Ynez Inn delivers a unique hotel experience with Victorian grace and warm hospitality nestled in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country. Just 40 minutes north of Santa Barbara, the exclusive Santa Ynez Inn is the perfect wedding venue with options to reserve the entire Inn for a truly memorable event. Descend the grand staircase to attend your nuptials in vintage style. You’ll say your vows on the lush green lawn, surrounded by friends and family. After the “I dos”, you and your guests will enjoy the bespoke experience that Santa Ynez inn offers for a delicious cocktail hour on the landscaped hotel grounds, complete with white sofas and soft light from lanterns hanging from the trees. Your reception unfolds in the Coach House, with warm wooden beams gracing the ceiling and white brick creating a rustic atmosphere. Dine and dance with all the people you love as they toast your new life together. For the perfect wine country wedding, you won’t find a better venue than Santa Ynez Inn.

Venue Style

Park/Garden, Bed & Breakfast/Inn, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 120 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 70 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 120 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 10:00PM for outdoor and 11:00PM for indoor weddings.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $4,500 for a reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee to rent the Living Room for a ceremony only wedding is $1,500. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $300/hr. A refundable security deposit is 25% of the estimated cost of the wedding is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Santa Ynez Inn is estimated at between $18,644 and $26,862 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Valet parking or shuttle service required
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:00PM