Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

Santa Barbara



The Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is the ultimate destination for a California beach wedding. Surrounded by majestic mountains and the sunny shores of the Pacific Ocean, the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort has you covered with an extensive array of event spaces for your day in the spotlight. The Plaza del Sol is a magnificent area, where your guests will enjoy an elegant ceremony and reception under the sun and stars. Offering a 180-degree view of the sparkling ocean as you make your way down the aisle, it will be hard to forget such an amazing and beautiful moment. The two luxurious ballrooms, the Grand Ballroom and Santa Barbara Ballroom, offer up to 16,000 square feet of space for you to customize and create the wedding of your dreams. Enhanced lighting, shimmering chandeliers, designed carpeting, and booming sound system, will keep the party going all night. The Reagan Room also has a lot to offer, with vaulted ceilings, elegant chandeliers, a three-sided granite fireplace and a private ocean view on the outside patio. Discover the oasis at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, where this relaxing and charming destination is full of possibilities for your big day.

Venue Style

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


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 650 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 650 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 650 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:30AM. Outdoors no later than 11:00 PM

Rental Fees

2015 and 2016 - The rental fee ranges from $750 to $6,200 for ceremony / reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding ceremony, set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $400/hr. A non-refundable security deposit of $3,000 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is estimated at between $15,768 and $24,604 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
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 in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:00PM
No rice, birdseed, glitter, confetti