Hyatt Santa Barbara in California completes renovation

Hyatt Santa Barbara officially completed renovations and updates to its 171-room oceanfront landmark hotel. The hotel has been undergoing renovations to all guest rooms, meeting rooms and public spaces since February 2011.

Formerly Hotel Mar Monte, Hyatt Santa Barbara’s $12-million renovation updated its guestrooms with a contemporary beach-inspired aesthetic. Carpets and window treatments were replaced, as well as furnishings and linens. Additionally, public spaces like the lobby and pool and deck area were refurbished and include new landscaping and décor.

All function spaces were revived with new lighting, paint, carpet and window coverings. The on-property spa received a new name, Oleastro Spa. The hotel’s restaurant, Bistro 1111, received new décor and lounge seating. Also, the fitness center was replaced with a Hyatt Stay Fit Gym, boasting upgraded equipment and amenities.

Hyatt Santa Barbara’s 171 guestrooms feature ocean or mountain views, the Hyatt Grand Bed, a flat screen HDTV and iHome Stereo with iPod docking stations. Hotel amenities and services include a heated outdoor pool and whirlpool, fitness center, spa, business center and Bistro 1111 restaurant.

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