Hotel Online
News for the Hospitality Executive


advertisement


Just in Time for Summer the 171-room Hyatt Santa Barbara
in California Completes Renovation

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (May 2, 2012)
Hyatt Santa Barbara is pleased to announce it has officially completed renovations and updates to its 171-room oceanfront landmark hotel. A community and visitor’s destination for generations, Hyatt Santa Barbara has been undergoing extensive renovations to all guest rooms, meeting rooms and public spaces since February 2011.

“We’re very proud of the enhancements made to Hyatt Santa Barbara,” said General Manager Barry Prescott. “We worked diligently to preserve the historic value of the hotel, while still making it feel new and contemporary. There is a lot of competition here and we wanted to create a hotel that can easily accommodate families, couples, wedding parties and business travelers with comfort and style and without pretention.”

Santa Barbara, also known as the American Riviera, is the ultimate playground. From aquatic activities like standup paddle boarding and kayaking to hiking and biking to wine tasting and tours to festivals and farmers markets, there is a reason Santa Barbara is one of the nation’s most renowned destinations. With a reputation for showcasing the quintessential California coastal life, world-class cuisine and subdued glamour, Santa Barbara attracts visitors ranging from presidents, royalty and movie stars to surfers, beach combers and families.

Formerly Hotel Mar Monte, Hyatt Santa Barbara’s $12 million renovation and restoration preserved the hotel’s 80-year history, while simultaneously modernizing its features. Nearly every facet of the hotel received a facelift. Guestrooms were completely updated with a contemporary beach-inspired aesthetic. Carpets and window treatments were replaced, as well as furnishings and linens. Additionally, public spaces like the lobby and pool and deck area were refurbished and include new landscaping and décor. All function spaces were revived with new lighting, paint, carpet and window coverings. The on-property spa received a new name, Oleastro Spa, meaning “wild olive tree.” The hotel’s restaurant, Bistro 1111, received new décor and lounge seating. And, the fitness center was replaced with a Hyatt Stay Fit Gym boasting upgraded equipment and amenities. As a whole, the property was refurbished with a fusion of Spanish Colonial architecture, casual elegance and modern conveniences.

Offering a wide range of amenities and services, Hyatt Santa Barbara’s 171 stylish guestrooms are graced with ocean or mountain views, the Hyatt Grand Bed®, a flat screen HDTV and iHome Stereo with iPod® docking stations. Hotel amenities and services include a heated outdoor pool and whirlpool, fitness center, spa, business center and Bistro 1111 restaurant. In addition, winery tours, beach activities, day trips and much more can be coordinated with the hotel concierge.

Santa Barbara is well known as a destination for weddings and conferences. Hyatt Santa Barbara’s ten thousand square feet of indoor/outdoor unique and flexible meeting space with state-of-the-art technology ensure business and private functions are seamlessly executed. With postcard-perfect ocean views, bougainvillea draped patios and fine cuisine, weddings are dreams come true.

For casual upscale dining, Bistro 1111 offers a stylish Santa Barbara experience for hotel guests and locals alike. With an ocean view setting, the restaurant serves contemporary American cuisine with California flair. At the restaurant’s center is a cozy lounge where guests may enjoy cocktails, light fare and a daily happy hour.

About Hyatt Santa Barbara
Hyatt Santa Barbara has 171 guest rooms offering ocean and mountain views. All rooms are equipped with iHome stereo with iPod® docking station and pampering products. Amenities include heated outdoor pool and whirlpool, seasonal bicycle rentals, Hyatt Stay Fit Gym, high speed Internet, valet parking, concierge services, FastBoardTM and 10,000 square feet of meeting space. Bistro 1111 is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Hyatt Santa Barbara is located at 1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Reservations can be made by calling 805-882-1234. www.santabarbara.hyatt.com. Connect with Hyatt on Facebook.
.
Contact:

David McCarthy
Hyatt Santa Barbara
david.mccarthy@hyatt.com
805-879-1340

Jennifer Barry
The Barry Group PR
jbarry@thebarrygroup.net
310-396-7851




Receive Your Hospitality Industry Headlines via Email for Free! Subscribe Here

 
To Learn More About Your News Being Published on Hotel-Online Inquire Here

 
Also See: The Buzz on the Street - 32,000 Guests Check in to the Hyatt Regency Jersey City, New Jersey; Hotel Assists in State Pollination Initiative by Installing Two Honeybee Hives on the Rooftop / May 2012

Hyatt Affiliate and Mohammed A. Al Swailem Co to Develop the 257-room Hyatt Regency Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; A Q3 2013 Opening is Planned / April 2012

Hyatt Affiliate and Piccadily Hotels Private Limited to Open Two New Hyatt Regency Hotels in India; The 452-room Hyatt Regency Gurgaon and the 167-room Hyatt Regency Ludhiana are Both Expected to Open During 2012 / April 2012

Hyatt Names Winners for Innaugural Hyatt Thrive Leadership Awards in Environmental Sustainability and/or Community Engagement / April 2012

Hyatt Hotels Honors Two Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles Executives with Top Honors; Lisa Arias Named 2011 Director of Sales of the Year and Chef Manfred Lassahn Awarded 2011 Chef of the Year / April 2012

Hyatt Affiliate Signs Management Agreement with Hotel De La Paix, Co., Ltd to Rebrand the Hotel De La Paix Siem Reap in Cambodia to Park Hyatt Siem Reap; Hotel to Close June 30th, 2012 for Renovations and Rebranding to Reopen Q1 2013 / March 2012

VTB Arena Park and a Hyatt Affiliate Enter Management Agreement for the 297-room Hyatt Regency Moscow Set to Open in Russia in 2015 / March 2012

Ana Montano Becomes the Director of Food & Beverage at the 393-room Hyatt Regency Louisville in Kentucky / March 2012

Hyatt Affiliate and Hyundai Development Company Enter Management Agreement for the 268-room Park Hyatt Busan to be Developed in South Korea; Slated for a 2013 Opening / March 2012

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa in Colorado Names James Steinbach as Director of Group Sales and Rowland Cheeks as Senior Sales Manager / March 2012

$5.8 Million Renovation Underway for the 393-room Hyatt Regency Louisville in Kentucky / February 2012

Hyatt Affiliate to Develop 159-room Hyatt Place Omaha Downtown/Old Market in Nebraska; Opening Planned for 2014 / February 2012

Hyatt and Central Embassy Sign Management Agreement for the 222-room Park Hyatt Bangkok to be Developed in Thailand / February 2012

California's 138-room Avia at Long Beach Reflags as the Hyatt The Pike Long Beach / February 2012

Avia The Woodlands in Texas Reflags as the Hyatt Market Street, The Woodlands / February 2012

Hyatt and Naseel Holding Company Enter Management Agreements for Three New Hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Agreements for Park Hyatt Riyadh, Grand Hyatt Jeddah, and Hyatt Regency Jeddah Bring Total to Six Hotels Under Development in Saudi Arabia / February 2012

John Yeadon Named Director of Sales and Marketing of the 533-room Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minnesota / January 2012

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis in Indiana Completes $20 Million Renovation of its 499 Guestrooms and Rooftop Restaurant / January 2012

Two Key Appointments Made for the 116-key Boutique Hyatt 48 Lex in New York; Brian Twomey Named as Assistant General Manager and Maria Ordóñez-Maloney Named as Sales Manager / January 2012

Hyatt Rebrands 38 Hyatt Summerfield Suites and 15 Hotel Sierra Hotels to HYATT house Brand / January 2012

Hyatt Introduces Hyatt House Brand in India with Agreement for Hotel in Mumbai; Continues India Growth in 2012 with Opening of Six New Hotels in Bangalore, Chennai, Hampi, Hyderabad, Pune and Raipur / January 2012

The Park Hyatt Brand Debuts in China with the Opening of the 236-room Park Hyatt Ningbo Resort and Spa / January 2012

The Fourth Edition of the Hyatt Student Prize to be Awarded on December 8, 2011; The Prize, Created to Spotlight Hospitality Careers, Provides the Winner with Direct Experience Through Visits to Hyatt Corporate Offices and Hotels / November 2011

Hyatt Hotels and Abu Dhabi National Hotels Open the 306-key Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas in Abu Dhabi / November 2011

Hyatt Hotels Enters Management Agreement with Msheireb Hospitality for the 181-room Park Hyatt Doha Currently Under Construction in Qatar / October 2011

The 499-room Hyatt Regency Indianapolis in Indiana Launches $19 Million Guestroom Renovation / October 2011

Hyatt Hotels Opens 343-room Hyatt Regency Jinan in Shandong Province, China / September 2011

Park Hyatt Sydney in Australia to Reopen Late 2011 Following a Complete Redesign / September 2011

Andrew Davidson Appointed as General Manager of the 216-room Park Hyatt Washington in the District of Columbia / August 2011

Hyatt Signs Agreement with SIGNA Holding Group to Manage 143-room Park Hyatt Vienna in Austria / August 2011

314-room Grand Hyatt Goa Opens on India's West Coast / August 2011

366-room Hyatt Regency Guiyang Opens in the Capital City of Guizhou Province, Marking the First Hyatt Hotel in Southwest China / July 2011

Hyatt and Bahagia Investment Corporation Unveil Plans for 412-room Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia / June 2011

Grand Hyatt DFW Hotel Near Fort Worth, Texas, to Begin $13 Million Renovation / May 2011

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis Petitions for National Labor Relations Board-led Workers Vote in Attempt to End Two Years of Dissention Between Management and Labor / March 2011

Hyatt International Terminates Management Agreement with Grand Hyatt Cairo; Unresolved Contractual Disputes with Owner, Saudi Egyptian Touristic Development Company, Force Hyatt Exit / March 2011

Hyatt Hotels Affiliates Sign Management Agreements for Nine New Hyatt Branded Hotels Throughout India Bringing Total to 38 Properties Under Development; Additionally the 329-room Hyatt Regency Chennai and the 314-room Grand Hyatt Goa Will Open This Year / March 2011

Hyatt Hotels Affiliate Acquires Land for New Build 408-room Grand Hyatt Rio De Janeiro; Hotel Will Be Second Hyatt-branded Property in Brazil / December 2010

The 791-room Grand Hyatt Macau Opens on the Cotai Strip in the City of Dreams Development / October 2009
..
To search Hotel Online data base of News and Trends Go to Hotel.OnlineSearch

Home | Welcome | Hospitality News
| Industry Resources

Please contact Hotel.Online with your comments and suggestions.