Hospitality Partners

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

Premier Studio Partners

El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel
800 Alvarado Place |805.845 5800

Enjoy 30% savings at El Encanto, seen as a Hollywood getaway, El Encanto welcomes cinephiles, writers, artists and creative makers to experience serenity, excellent cuisine and the best view of the Pacific Coast. 30% off best available rate (BAR) weekday and weekend beginning Sunday, February 5 through Thursday, February 16, 2023.

Please call 1-800-393-5315 and mention promo code FILM

The Ritz-Carlton, Bacara
805.968.0100 | 8301 Hollister Avenue

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara welcomes visitors with five-star amenities, scenic ocean views and easy access to the region’s vineyards, restaurants, shops and attractions. Find inspiration within perfectly framed views of the Pacific from your guest room balcony.

Enjoy 20% savings at The Ritz Carlton, Bacara off best available rate (BAR) weekday and weekend beginning Wednesday, February 8 through Saturday, February 18, 2023.

Please call 1-805-968-0100 and mention Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF)

Hotel Californian
805.882.0100 | 36 State Street
Hotel Californian continues to redefine luxury in the celebrated American Riviera. The 121 room hotel is a magnet for the Hollywood elite, International visitors and locals alike. Hotel Californian is Santa Barbara’s premier urban destination.

Pending rates based on availability

San Ysidro Ranch
800.368.6788 | 900 San Ysidro Ln
San Ysidro Ranch has provided a tranquil destination for discriminating travelers since 1893. This Santa Barbara hideaway has drawn many notable guests over the years with a flawless blend of natural beauty, romantic heritage, and classic luxury. Myth and history mingle in the lush gardens as hummingbirds and honeybees offer a gentle score of serenity across 550 acres. Relax in vine-covered cottages with cozy fireplaces, private patios, oversized sunken spas, and outdoor rain showers tucked away in ultimate seclusion over-looking the Pacific Ocean and Channel Islands from the foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains. Adventure awaits in those same foothills, with miles of hiking trails, waterfalls, and inspirational views.

Please call 1-800-368-6788 for rates and availability

Santa Barbara Hotel Group
Santa Barbara Hotel Group’s inviting collection of hotels and inns embodies the enchanting essence and friendly spirit of our coastal California paradise. From the Mediterranean style Brisas Del Mar Inn at the Beach and the lush gardens of Inn by the Harbor, to the romantic charms of Lavender Inn by the Sea and the spacious comforts of Best Western Plus Santa Barbara, our distinctive properties are your gateway to a memorable stay elevated by genuine hospitality.

Please call 805-682-7277 for rates and availability for the above properties

Hotel Santa Barbara
800-549-9869 | 533 State Street
Hotel Santa Barbara is waiting for you in the heart of downtown where warm hospitality meets rich history. Relax in our comfortably elegant sunlit lobby and then step outside to exceptional shopping, cafes and restaurants. Stroll down State Street to the beach and Stearns Wharf. Explore the Funk Zone and the Urban Wine Trail. Set your own pace, and then wander back to your private retreat in the middle of bustling downtown. Welcome. We’re glad you found us.

Please go to for rates and availability and use promo code SBIFF for 10% off

Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria
5606 Carpinteria Avenue | 805.566.9499
Choose either a spacious studio or a deluxe two-room suite for a comfortable stay in Carpinteria. The hotel offers suites with a microwave, mini fridge, cable TV and of course free high-speed, Wi-Fi access. Two-room suites are ideal for families and groups. Select suites have a sleeper sofa.

Enjoy 20% savings at The Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria off best available rate (BAR) weekday and weekend beginning Wednesday, February 8 through Saturday, February 18, 2023.

Hotel Milo
805-965-4577 | 202 W. Cabrillo Boulevard
SBIFF attendees receive 20% off Best Flexible Rate accommodations at Hotel Milo. Centrally located on the beachfront within walking distance of Santa Barbara’s top destinations including the Harbor, Stearns Wharf, Funk Zone and Downtown State Street. Enjoy stunning ocean views from rooftop terraces, fire pits and take a ride on a complimentary beach cruiser bicycle while you relish the Santa Barbara atmosphere. To take advantage of this discount click here and book today. Or visit the website and enter group code SBIFF23

Loon Point Cottages
Nestled in the Carpinteria foothills, only feet from the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club and a bike ride from the beach, Loon Point Cottage offers a central location to year round fun and adventure.

For information please contact or phone 1-805-252-8383

Producer Partners

Santa Barbara Inn
800-231-0431 | 901 E Cabrillo Blvd
Gaze out to the Pacific from an ocean view guest room or take a relaxing stroll along the beaches at our doorstep. Our dedicated staff at the Santa Barbara Inn looks forward to welcoming you.
Framed by deep, red terra cotta roofs, luminous white stucco, gracefully arched windows and due of handcrafted tile domes, the Santa Barbara Inn perfectly embodies the spirit and architecture of its Santa Barbara. Our newly re-imagined Spanish Mediterranean boutique merges classic elegance and coastal luxury with 70 beautifully appointed rooms and suites.

Please call 1-800-231-0431 for rates and availability and mention SBIFF

Palihouse Santa Barbara
805-564-4700 | 915 Garden Street
Palihouse Santa Barbara offers guests an intimate and elegant coastal hideaway in the heart of Santa Barbara’s downtown Historic Presido Neighborhood. Offering 24 spirited and handsomely appointed guest Rooms and Suites, all situated amongst a tranquil Mediterranean style courtyard, sparkling pool area and a delightful garden dafe, cocktail bar and lobby lounge, Pallihouse Santa Barbara has been distend to appeal to the most aster tastemakers and discerning travelers.

Please call 805-564-4700 for rates and availability

La Playa Inn
805-869-6585 | 116 Castillo St
Guests of our centrally located Santa Barbara hotel can choose from an impressive array of guest room types. Accommodations are complete with amenities that savvy travelers prefer, like fast WiFi connectivity, premium cable channels, incredibly comfortable beds, and luxurious linens. The Spanish style architecture of La Playa Inn captures the essence of Santa Barbara. Our open courtyard is the ideal location to take in beautiful vistas and perfect sunsets.

Please call 1-805-869-6585 for discounted rates and availability.

Secret Garden Inn & Cottages
805-687-2300 | 1908 Bath St
A secluded bed and breakfast in a quaint neighborhood in downtown Santa Barbara. Come relax at the Secret Garden in a French atmosphere with homemade cuisine. Free wireless internet, cable and a gourmet breakfast to get your day started.

Please call 805-687-2300 or email for rates and availability.

Director Partners

The Mar Monte Hotel
1111 E Cabrillo Blvd | 402-537-6806
Fall asleep to the rhythm of the coast and enjoy your sun-soaked stay on the American Riviera. All rooms are modern and sophisticated, some of which include private balconies—perfect for mountain views or tasting the salty sea air. Rates starting at $285 weekday and $295 weekend.

Please call 1-402-537-6806 or visit the website and enter code G-SBIF
Rates based on availability

De La Vina Inn
805-365-6298 | 1323 De La Vina St.

Comprised of eight private suites and several inviting communal areas, this three-story Inn built in 1895 is an exclusive location for private groups stays and off individual room bookings during the weekdays, located right in downtown Santa Barbara at 1323 De La Vina St.

Book online and enjoy a 10% discount using the code SBIFF10 between the dates of Feb 5 thru Feb 28.

Please text for prompt reply to 805-365-6298 or
Rates based on availability