Residence Inn Santa Barbara Goleta
Residence Inn Santa Barbara Goleta Debuts before Christmas
Now open – 118 Rooms
R. D. Olson Development has debuted its mission-style hotel near the University of California, Santa Barbara that showcases modern studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with stylish décor, functional furnishings and plenty of technology for short and extended stays. Professionals in town on business will appreciate connecting to complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi to complete work for any number of high-tech companies nearby. Spacious work desks with ergonomic chairs make it easy to be productive. When it comes to relaxing, visitors have plenty of options. Comfortable couches and thick mattresses offer easy viewing access to flat-screen TVs that boast premium cable and movie channels.
Ideal for longer visits, accommodations also feature fully equipped kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, ovens, dishwashers, silverware, pots, pans, dishes and glasses. Complimentary grocery shopping service means guests can rely on the hotel's team to pick up any ingredients necessary for preparing a home-cooked meal.
And, because all suites are pet-friendly, parents or loved ones in town to visit their college students don't have to worry about leaving their favorite four-legged friend at home.
Guests will enjoy taking a swim in the hotel's pool any time of year. An outdoor courtyard features two fire pits, a corn hole game and life-size chess board so travelers can unwind under the Southern California sun and stars. A special garden honors the Chumash Native American settlement that once stood on the hotel's grounds, and a barbecue area boasts plenty of seating areas and two grills for al fresco gatherings.
The hotel's state-of-the-art fitness center with ample cardio equipment and free weights is always available for exercise buffs who chose to maintain their routine even while on the road.
When it comes to fueling up in the morning, the hotel has guests covered. A complimentary daily breakfast buffet offers scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, juices and coffee that can be enjoyed in a comfortable seating area designed around a theme that plays tribute to the area's Spanish and Native American culture. A portrait of Luisa Ignacio, a local elder, proudly hangs in the lobby to complement that theme.
The hotel's Monarch event room with 1,098 square feet is ideal for hosting intimate meetings and social soirees for up to 70 attendees. High-tech AV equipment is available for rent, and high-speed Wi-Fi will keep colleagues or loved ones well-connected to work or social media.