Atwater Inc. Studio gives coastal-chic vibe to Hilton Santa Barbara’s event space

Coastal-chic atmosphere inspires Atwater Inc. Studio’s renovation of event space of Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort.
Throughout the meeting spaces, the design team incorporated hammered rock tables, objects found from the beach, driftwood-inspired tables and blue-hued chairs. Photo credit: Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

In California, the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort completed the renovation of its meeting and event spaces. Atwater Inc. Studio was involved in the renovation.

The design and architecture of Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort’s renovations were both inspired by Santa Barbara and the town’s coastal-chic atmosphere. Throughout the ballrooms, meeting spaces and boardrooms, the design team incorporated hammered rock tables, objects found from the beach, driftwood-inspired tables and blue-hued chairs. There are also ocean-inspired artworks. The color palette used throughout the spaces blends blues with neutral tones.

At the lobby level and third floor of the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, there are refurbished meeting spaces ranging from meeting and conference rooms to private and public spaces.

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Also at the lobby level of the resort, there are two ballrooms, each with designated foyers that were also modernized. The Grand Ballroom is just under 12,000 square feet and is home to the Sierra Madre, San Rafael and Santa Ynez conference rooms. The Santa Barbara Ballroom is 4,000 square feet. Within it are the Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa and San Miguel conference rooms.

Lastly, the Los Olivos and Vineyard boardrooms were similarly modernized. These rooms are also located at the lobby level of the property.