87% Based on 1916 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Santa Barbara awaits you at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. You'll be 3.3 km (2.1 mi) from Santa Barbara Zoo and 4.1 km (2.5 mi) from Lotusland. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include 2 restaurants, 2 outdoor swimming pools, and a full-service spa.

Flat-screen TVs with digital channels are featured in all 207 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, furnished balconies or patios, and DVD players. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include soaking tubs and rainfall showerheads. Espresso makers, down comforters, and free newspapers are also available.

A day of pampering at The Spa at Four Seasons can include massages, body wraps, and body scrubs along with aromatherapy and mani/pedis. The restaurant, Tydes, serves Californian cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Ty Lounge is the hotel's own tapas bar, serving drinks along with light fare. Spend the day at the beach where you'll find umbrellas, and enjoy the 3 outdoor tennis courts and free kids' club. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center, conference space, and meeting rooms. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour fitness center, and a sauna. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 5-star Montecito hotel, attractions include Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

Riviera Room King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$495 per night

Garden Room King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Riviera Two Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Accessible Riviera Room King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Accessible Garden Room King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Accessible Riviera Room With Two Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

87% of guests recommend out of 1916 reviews

Excellent 1420
Good 280
Average 118
Poor 57
Terrible 41
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>5.0</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

Location 1260 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Property Features

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara offers its guests a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a sauna. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. A 24-hour fitness center, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. Parking is available for a fee. This 5-star Santa Barbara hotel is smoke free.

  • 207 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 18 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 14 conference rooms
  • Built in 1927
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3
  • Children's club (free)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) (22.4 km / 13.9 mi)
  • Train station: Santa Barbara Station (6.3 km / 3.9 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara offers 207 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 65-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Santa Barbara hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and safes. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Espresso maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Ty Lounge - Overlooking the ocean, this tapas bar serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered. Open select days.

Tydes - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open select days.

Bella Vista - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

Coral Cafe and Bar - Overlooking the ocean, this cafe serves lunch and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

The spa at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara offers 11 private treatment rooms, including 4 ocean view master suites with French doors, deep-soaking tubs, and fireplaces. A relaxation lounge, steam room, and sauna are also available. Treatments, such as signature massages, body and skin-care rituals, and nail services, are derived from ocean and botanical elements, and are available from 8 AM – 8 PM daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 11
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: USD 36 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 19 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 37.00 per day (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Four Seasons Biltmore Santa Barbara
  • Four Seasons Resort Biltmore
  • Four Seasons Resort Biltmore Santa Barbara
  • Four Seasons Resort Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Biltmore
  • Santa Barbara Four Seasons Resort
  • 4 Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Four Seasons
  • Four Seasons Santa Barbara
  • Biltmore Santa Barbara
  • Four Seasons Biltmore

You should know

  • The total price shown includes a resort fee.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.