The Steward, Santa Barbara, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

5490 Hollister Avenue
Goleta, CA
(805) 683-6722

Tucked between the ocean and mountains in California’s idyllic central coast, The Steward, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel by Marriott offers an all-suite boutique hotel experience on 4.7 acres of land. Newly opened in late July of 2023, the Santa Barbara hotel offers travelers and locals alike a serene retreat within a lush garden setting located just 1.9 miles from Santa Barbara Airport and 2.1 miles from UCSB.

Throughout the property, each detail is infused with care – from custom local artwork, a lobby library lounge, lush lawns for picnicking, room amenities, all with a nature-driven aesthetic. Enjoy resort-style amenities like an outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, daybed swings, complimentary bicycles, lawn games, an outdoor fire pit, yoga lawn, and state-of-the-art fitness center in our renovated historic barn. Spend time exploring the grounds with hidden experiences to delight the soul in our forest hideaway.

All of their pet-friendly rooms feature natural wood elements, separate living room with a queen-sized sofa sleeper, two Smart TVs, a dining nook/work space, mini-fridge, Fellow Kettle with organic and locally grown The Steward Blend by FRINJ Coffee, wine opener, and bathrobes. All natural bath amenities by Pharmacopeia are also included. Their Garden View and Pool View suites feature a balcony or patio, perfect for relaxing and unwinding.

Feed the soul with hyper-fresh and local California cuisine at Terra, serving farm-to-table dishes for breakfast and dinner. Local legend celebrates The Steward’s location as the originator of avocado toast. They honor the Sexton’s, their land’s heritage, and the stewardship of Goleta’s history with inspired versions of the avocado toast. Happy hour is also offered every Friday and Saturday from 3 – 6pm.

From elegantly simple weddings and gorgeously floral bridal showers to inspiring team-building retreats and social events, hosting an event at The Steward hotel will be an unforgettable experience. Their Garden Room provides an indoor meeting space with doors leading out to the courtyard and their lush lawns right by the historic Sexton House provides ample space for an outdoor gathering. On-site catering services are also available.

Your hideaway awaits.

The Steward, Santa Barbara, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

5490 Hollister Avenue
Goleta, CA 93111

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Amenities

Overview

Accommodations - General
Number of double beds:
23
Number of single beds:
64
100% Smoke Free:
Yes
1-Bedroom Units:
Yes
AAA Discount:
Yes
All Suites:
Yes
Non-smoking Rooms:
Yes
Parking Charge:
Yes
Pet Friendly:
Yes
Senior Citizen Discount:
Yes
Suites Available:
Yes
Military Discount:
Yes
Accommodations - In-Room
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Alarm Clock:
Yes
Cable:
Yes
Coffee and/or Tea Maker:
Yes
Hair Dryer:
Yes
High Speed Wireless Internet:
Yes
In-Room Safe:
Yes
Iron & Ironing Board:
Yes
Refrigerator:
Yes
Roll-in Showers:
Yes
Room Service:
Yes
Television:
Yes
Accommodations - On-Site
A/V on site:
Yes
Bicycles Available:
Yes
Business Services:
Yes
Exercise/Fitness Facilities:
Yes
Hot Tub:
Yes
Internet - Wireless:
Yes
Laundry Service/Drycleaning:
Yes
Meeting Facilities on site:
Yes
Outdoor Dining:
Yes
Outdoor Event Venues:
Yes
Pool:
Yes
Restaurant:
Yes
Picnic Area:
Yes
Full Bar/Lounge:
Yes
Amenities - Wine
Picnic Area:
Yes
By Appointment Only:
Yes
Food Available:
Yes
Tasting Fee:
Yes
Winery Events:
Yes
Attractions
Picnic Area:
Yes
Educational Programs:
Yes
Gift Shop:
Yes
Guided Tours:
Yes
Onsite Restaurant/Food Vendor:
Yes
Outdoor Activities:
Yes
Parking Available:
Yes
Pet Friendly:
Yes
Water Activities:
Yes
Dining and Nightlife
Full Bar:
Yes
Beer & Wine:
Yes
Breakfast:
Yes
Dinner:
Yes
Family Friendly:
Yes
Group Dining:
Yes
Happy Hour:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
Reservations Accepted:
Yes
Take Out:
Yes
Shopping
Boutique/Shop:
Yes
Full-Service Restaurants:
Yes
Market:
Yes
Parking:
Yes

Available Services

General

Details

Accessibility
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Wheelchair:
Yes
General
Cancellation Policy:
Yes
Check-In Time:
3:00pm
Check-Out Time:
12:00pm
Total Units:
87
Type of Bedding:
King, Queen
Green:
Yes
Pricing
Discounts:
AAA, AARP, Group Discount
Payment Methods Accepted:
American Express, Cash, Diners Club, Discover, Master Card, Visa
Ratings
AAA:
Three Diamond Rating

Group Dining

General
Private Dining Room:
Yes
Private Dining Room Capacity:
45
Disabled Access:
Yes
Full Bar:
Yes
Wine & Beer:
Yes
Meals Served:
Breakfast, Dinner
Private Dining Room(s) + Capacity(ies):
A/V available

Tour and Travel

Amenities
Handicap Accessible:
Yes
Luggage Storage:
Yes
Restaurant Facilities on Premises:
Yes

Special Offers



Suite Celebrations

Welcome to your new Central Coast hideaway with a discounted stay in our one-bedroom suites when you stay longer than 2 nights with two welcome cocktails, two wine tasting flights, and two FRINJ Coffee tasting flights from Terra. Bookable 2 days in advance.

Use promo code: HDK

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Discover Santa Barbara

Experience a stay at our new all-suites Santa Barbara hotel with this package which includes a welcome gift basket, self-parking per night, and late check-out. Bookable 2 days in advance.

Use promo code: ZJL

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Wellness Package

Our Wellness Package includes a Santa Barbara hemp gift basket, herbal tea mocktail (or blooming tea service) for two at Terra for each night of your stay, and a SMART Yoga mat for in-room use.

Use promo code: CUE

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Stay for Breakfast

No matter how you plan to spend your time in Santa Barbara, start your mornings with a healthy and farm-to-table breakfast at Terra that’s good for the soul and good for the earth. Enjoy breakfast for two and a blooming tea service for each night you stay.

Local legend celebrates The Steward’s location as the originator of avocado toast. We honor the Sexton’s, our land’s heritage, and the stewardship of Goleta’s history with inspired versions of the avocado toast. (See menu).

Use promo code: S4B

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Love Grows: Romance Package

Spend a romantic getaway in Santa Barbara at The Steward with our romance package which includes a bottle of local sparkling wine and seasonal fruit fondue with edible flowers.

For couples who book this package and get married on-site, a tree will be planted for them just as Mr. Sexton planted a tree for each member of his family (optional add-on, extra fee applies).

Use promo code: ROM

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Garden Package (Grand Opening Offer)

As part of our grand opening, the Garden Package includes a welcome organic botanical-infused cocktails for two (zero-proof mocktails optional), choice of Avocado Toast for two (dine in or via room service), and a personalized gift to remember your stay.

Local legends celebrates The Steward’s location as the originator of avocado toast. We honor the Sexton’s, our land’s heritage, and the stewardship of Goleta’s history with inspired versions of the avocado toast at our on-site restaurant, Terra. (See menu).

Use promo code: ARN

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Picnic Package

No matter how you plan to spend your time in Santa Barbara, enjoy exploring the grounds of The Steward hotel with a pre-packaged picnic kit of your choice: Family-friendly, Beach Goers or Wine Lovers as well as a choice of an additional item(s) from Terra for lunch or dinner: 1 item from Nosh + Nibbles, 2 items from Marketplace Lunch or Sweet Treats(See menu)

Use promo code: MAJ

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Special Events


Complimentary Yoga
Recurring weekly on Saturday
Time:
Location: The Steward, Santa Barbara, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Namaste at the Garden Lawn for complimentary yoga classes held every Saturday at 9 a.m. and open to all. Complimentary yoga mats are…