Nestled in the Santa Barbara Wine Country, one of Southern California’s most enchanting destinations – the Santa Ynez Inn is the perfect destination for your next business meeting, corporate retreats, conferences, special events, wedding celebration, honeymoon, anniversary, or a relaxing group getaway. Surrounded by breathtaking Santa Ynez Valley and Mountain landscapes, award-winning wineries, peaceful vineyards, excellent dining and shopping, and warm California hospitality, Santa Ynez is an unforgettable setting for life’s precious moments and memories.
Santa Barbara Wine Country Meeting & Event Space
The Santa Ynez Inn is an idyllic destination for meetings, retreats, conferences, events, and wedding celebrations. With Victorian charm, elegant venues, and innovative catering, the Santa Ynez Inn is an inspired destination for cocktail parties, wine tasting events, banquets and receptions. Whether hosting a romantic wedding celebration in our Coach House or a cocktail party on the beautiful lawn and gardens, Santa Ynez Inn surrounds you in style and grace.
Santa Barbara Wine Country Events
With its Victorian charm, elegant event sites, innovative catering and unsurpassed service, the Santa Ynez Inn is an inspired destination for all your meetings and special events, including cocktail parties, dinners, wine tasting events, luncheons, receptions, weddings and family reunions. Located in the heart of the Santa Barbara Wine Country, our charming Santa Ynez Inn features several stylish event venues and a beautiful lawn and garden that can accommodate special events from 10 to 200 people. Whether you are hosting a romantic wedding celebration in our Coach House, an intimate conference in The Library or a casual cocktail party in our Parlour, the Santa Ynez Inn surrounds you in style and grace in the heart of the Santa Barbara Wine Country.
Santa Ynez Inn Catering
Add some flavor and spice to your Santa Barbara Wine Country event with creative cuisine from the Santa Ynez Inn. Our gourmet kitchen provides comprehensive catering and beverage service to complement any theme or style event – from elegant sit-down banquets to playful garden soirees. Our talented executive chef can create custom catering menus and culinary delights that enhance your event and impress your guests. We are very flexible and accommodating in working with all styles of menu and budget.
Meeting & Event Facilities
With 850 square feet of space, The Parlour is a spacious venue that features the ambiance of a marble and wood fireplace to ensure an intimate, warm meeting space. This wonderful room can accommodate up to 50 guests (banquet style) and 60 guests (reception style), depending on your desired style of seating. A charming wrap-around porch adds a relaxing outdoor environment for parties and receptions.
The 270 square foot Library features a marble and wood fireplace, built-in wood bookshelves, and a sliding glass door with a view of the fountain and surrounding garden. With a 12-person capacity, this charming room is perfect for small groups and gatherings seeking comfort and intimacy.
Lawn & Garden
Our Lawn and Garden area is a spectacular setting for luncheons, dinners, fundraisers, barbecues, weddings, wine tasting events and presentations. This beautiful, peaceful setting offers a scenic outdoor landscape of lush wine country scenery and the charm of historic Santa Ynez. The area may be tented – set with tables, umbrellas or canopies – to create an elegant or romantic ambiance. The idyllic Lawn and Garden area can host up to 200 seated guests for receptions, coffee breaks, wine tastings, luncheons and dinners.
Adjacent to the Santa Ynez Inn’s main building and surrounded by beautiful gardens, the Coach House (built circa 1900 to house stagecoaches and carriages in the historic village of Santa Ynez) was restored in 2006 as an elegant event facility. An antique mirrored mahogany bar graces the foyer and welcomes your guests. Luxurious carpets and beautiful artwork create warmth and ambiance throughout this charming venue. Sporting a full service prep kitchen, the Coach House offers seamless catering for all your functions and affairs. The Coach House offers 1,000 square feet of space and accommodates 40 guests in conference style seating, 125 guests for a banquet, and 125 people for theatre style seating. This elegant and historic event venue is perfect for weddings, celebrations, banquets, receptions, social functions or board-room style meetings.
Santa Ynez Inn – Meeting Room Features
Wireless DSL Access
Individually Controlled Heat & Air-Conditioning
Variety Of Table Sizes (8′ or 6′ Oblongs & 60′ or 72” Rounds)
Catering & Beverage Services
Planning Your Santa Ynez Events & Meetings
The creative events team at the Santa Ynez Inn can transform our event rooms and outdoor spaces into the festivity you envision. Let us assist you will all the arrangements and special touches. Contact us directly for space availability, room reservations, deposits, and to coordinate the details – from catering to decorations. We look forward to hosting your next meeting or event, and ensuring it will be an unforgettable success. Please contact Bobbie Rosenstrauch at firstname.lastname@example.org or 805.688.5588.