Attracted by Santa Barbara's Mediterranean climate, wide sandy beaches and abundance of good accommodation, many companies now head to the city for weekend retreats and team bonding experiences as well as business meetings and negotiations.
Business Hotels in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara offers a wide range of business hotels. During the summer months, the University of California's Santa Barbara campus in Goleta attracts companies from all across America, who come for its extensive conference facilities and meeting venues. Other business hotels are in the streets off State Street downtown, or dotted along the roads near East and West Beach.
Book a business hotel in Santa Barbara or Goleta and you'll have easy access to Santa Barbara Airport, which offers non-stop domestic flights from seven major hubs including LA and San Francisco. Most business hotels in the Santa Barbara have meeting rooms, free WiFi and conference facilities, as well as business centres and concierges.
Getting around Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara is an easy city to navigate. Downtown is centred around State Street, which is compact enough to explore on foot or by bike. You could also use the from an Amtrak railway station, a Greyhound stop, plus an extensive local bus system which crosses the region.
Dining Out in Santa Barbara
One of the many reasons companies choose to conduct business meetings or conferences in Santa Barbara is the number of quality of hotels and restaurants in the city. Book a room in a business hotel downtown and you'll be moments from the stylish restaurants, chic wine bars and quirky neighbourhood pubs of State Street.
For a special business lunch, head south to the ocean and Stearns Wharf, a historic wooden pier lined with seafood restaurants and waterfront bars.
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