Located across the street from the beach, the Hotel Oceana Santa Barbara affords sweeping views of the wharf, harbor and even whales passing through on their migration. This hotel stands within one-quarter mile of State Street's boutique shops, quaint eateries, museums, and historical sites.
Continental breakfasts include locally harvested fruits and fresh pastries served in a Mediterranean-inspired lounge or on the sun-dotted patio. Wireless Internet access, a conference room and business services are available on site. The Spa offerings include the Oceanika Purifying Mud Wrap, Signature Sugar Scrub and French Rose Therapy (advance reservation required). A fitness center is available and massages and facials can be administered in private poolside cabanas. Landscaped grounds boast fountains, palm trees and tropical flowers that surround the hotel's two heated outdoor pools and a spa tub.
Exuding modern beach cool and detailed in pastel hues, the 122 guestrooms have whitewashed wicker furnishings, upholstered headboards with matching ottomans, and framed botanical prints. Bedding includes down comforters and pillowtop mattresses. Arched entryways lead to bathrooms with C.O.Bigelow bath products, makeup/shaving mirrors, and hair dryers. Rooms are not air conditioned, but each has a ceiling fan and windows that open to fresh, off-shore breezes. Select rooms have fireplaces, and microwave ovens are available on request. Amenities in each room include include WiFi (surcharge) coffee/tea makers, minibars, LCD cable TVs, refrigerators and clock radios with iPod docking stations. Infant beds are provided free of charge.