Hospitality Partners

To become a Hospitality Partner for the SBIFF, please contact us at

Studio Partners

Belmond El Encanto Santa Barbara
800 Alvarado Place |805.319.8095| RESERVATION BOOKING RATES
Spread across seven acres of secluded gardens with breathtaking coastal and Downtown views, Belmond El Encanto is one of Santa Barbara’s most iconic resorts. Featuring 92 guestrooms, the resort is gleaming and glamorous, yet relaxed and low key.

Offering a discounted room rate based on availability when using the rate code FILM

Hotel Santa Barbara
533 State Street | 805.957.9300 | WEBSITE
Located in the heart of Downtown SB our 75-room boutique property puts guests within walking distance to every downtown theater. Guests will enjoy the historic charm and modern comfort of our well-appointed guest rooms.”

Please contact Reservations at 805.957.9300 for pricing and availability or book online at Hotel Santa Barbara

Hotel Californian
805.882.0100  WEBSITE
Located at the front door of the Funk Zone, Hotel Californian introduces luxury to downtown Santa Barbara in it’s own unique way. Design and service focused, a stay at Hotel Californian promises to be unforgettable.

Please contact Reservations at 805-882.0100 for pricing and availability or book online

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
800-445-8667 | East Cabrillo Blvd. |  WEBSITE
AAA Four Diamond Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is situated on California’s Central Coastline across from pristine beaches.
The resort offers spacious guest rooms & suites, ample amenities including spa, fitness center, pool and delicious dining options.
Steps away from bike trails, winery tours, the local arts district, the Funk Zone and historic downtown, the resort is the ideal location to experience Santa Barbara.
Rates vary depending on arrival date and length of stay.
Please contact Reservations at 800.879.2929 for pricing and availability.

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
805.968.0100 | 8301 Hollister Avenue| WEBSITE

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara invites guests to experience the tranquility of a Mediterranean Oasis, where bespoke offerings and coastal amenities meet five-star service and sweeping ocean views. Find inspiration within perfectly framed views of the Pacific from your suite balcony. Dine on locally sourced and globally inspired cuisine prepared by a team of master culinarians. Relax, reset, and recenter with a wellness treatment at the Spa. Savor every moment you spend at this Santa Barbara resort.
Please contact Reservations at 805.968.0100 for pricing and availability.

Santa Barbara Hotel Group
805.966.2219 | WEBSITE
The Santa Barbara Hotel Group’s collection of distinctive, romantic Santa Barbara hotels and inns perfectly capture the enchanting essence of our coastal California paradise. Enjoy thoughtful amenities, ideal locations and superior customer service.
Please find the direct links below for discounted rates for SBIFF | Promo code SBIFF2022

Best Western Plus Santa Barbara

Brisas del Mar

Inn by the Harbor

Lavender Inn by the Sea


Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria
5606 Carpinteria Avenue | 805.566.9499 | WEBSITE
Top rated Carpinteria hotel. 100% non-smoking hotel offers complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking, an outdoor heated pool & whirlpool spa, a fitness room, & electric car charging. Easy walk to local restaurants, and just a 15 minute drive to SB.

Festival participants will receive an 18% discount on weekday and weekend room rates.

Please contact Reservations for pricing and availability 

Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

6620 Calle Real | 805-967-3200 | WEBSITE

Your home-away-from-home in the Santa Barbara and Goleta area. With our beautifully landscaped grounds and year-round moderate southern California weather, we are the destination of choice for many travelers coming to Santa Barbara and Goleta.  Just like home, everything you need is easily available. Nearby you will find the Santa Barbara airport, the University of California at Santa Barbara, Downtown Santa Barbara, Old Town Goleta, gorgeous beaches, amazing wine country, world-class shopping, and delicious dining—all within easy access and at a value that will put a smile on your face. For whatever reason you are visiting the Central Coast—for work or vacation, education or sports, dining or wine-tasting, ocean fun or mountain hiking—the Best Western Plus South Coast Inn’s expansive gardens and modern rooms are waiting for you. Stay with us on your next business or leisure trip, and have a wonderful experience at a great value. Whether you are relaxing in our year-round heated pool and spa, strolling through our gardens, or sitting down to a complimentary specialty coffee on our patio—we are certain that you will enjoy your time with us.

SBIFF Rates: 
Weekday: 179.99
Weekend: 204.99
Please contact Reservations for pricing and availability 

Producer Partners

Santa Barbara Inn
901 East Cabrillo Blvd. | 800.231.0431 | WEBSITE
Framed by red terra cotta roofs and gracefully arched windows, the Four Diamond Santa Barbara Inn embodies the spirit of Santa Barbara with classic elegance and coastal luxury. Enjoy panoramic ocean views from many of the resort’s 70 newly-renovated rooms and suites. Enjoy indoor and outdoor dining at the Inn’s highly acclaimed Convivo Restaurant and Bar.

SBIFF rates:
Midweek Standard King $250
Midweek Ocean View King $280
Weekend 10% off published rate

Please contact Reservations at 800-231-0431 for pricing and availability, ask for Film Festival Rates


Riviera Beach House Hotel 
121 State Street | 805.966.6586 | WEBSITE
Riviera Beach House welcomes you to our eclectic neighborhood. Located right on State Street – just 2 blocks from the beach, pier, and Funk Zone – guests are welcomed with generous hotel amenities, savory onsite dining by Santo Mezcal, and thought-provoking art at every corner of our boutique hotel in Santa Barbara, CA. Explore our coastal town known for its outdoor adventure, fascinating arts and culture, incredible food and wine, and where pink sunsets never cease to take your breath away. 

Festival participants will receive an 12% discount on weekday and weekend room rates.

Please contact Reservations for pricing and availability