The Steward, Santa Barbara, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel


The Steward, Santa Barbara, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Nestled amidst the lush surroundings of the iconic Sexton House, The Steward Santa Barbara offers a unique perspective on an eco-conscious retreat. We encourage you to venture into our collection of spacious suites inspired by nature, uncover its captivating artistic venues, and relish in the delectable tastes of locally sourced California cuisine that nourish the spirit. We take great pride in preserving this historic property and are delighted to offer you the opportunity to indulge in a fulfilling and rejuvenating getaway.

5490 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93111

805-683-6722 | website



  • 87 Spacious All-Suite Accommodations with Separate Living Rooms, Workspaces, Flat-Screen TVs, & Upscale Bath
  • Lush Gardens Featuring Exotic and Protected Flora
  • Home to the Sexton House, a Registered Historic Place Originally Designed in 1880
  • Complimentary Cooked-to-Order Breakfast from The Garden Cafe served daily from 6:30 AM – 10 AM
  • Complimentary Hosted Weeknight Wine Reception (Monday – Thursday)
  • Year-Round Heated Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Unique Meeting & Event Space
  • 24-hour Business Center
  • Guest Passes to Goleta Valley Athletic Club (available for purchase)
  • Fresh Coffee, Tea, Fruit, and Cookies in the Lobby Daily
  • Complimentary Guest Parking Shuttle to Santa Barbara Airport & Goleta Amtrak Station, Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 5 PM



At Pacifica Suites, our Goleta event space includes the historic Sexton House for conferences, reunions, small banquets, and more. Both comfortable and charming, each one of our venues also includes A/V equipment and on-site professionals to assist with any equipment set-up. Select from flexible seating configurations within our Santa Barbara event venues and spaces, which can accommodate up to 49 persons. Our on-site team can also help you work with local catering service for catered lunches, snack breaks, and more.
Built by the Sexton Family in 1883 and meticulously restored to its original grandeur, The Sexton House offers a unique space for small business meetings and social gatherings. The first floor of the house features several different venues, which can be rented separately or as a whole. The home is full of rich history, taking us back to the Victorian era of agriculture in the Goleta Valley. Since it was built in 1880, it has served as a showplace for exotic plant specimens and beautiful gardens. Picturesque, elegant, and peaceful, your meeting at The Sexton House is sure to stand alone in the memory of your attendees. It can accommodate up to 49 persons.
Located just off of our main lobby, the Fireside Room showcases beautiful garden views and architectural details, including a grand fireplace and coffered ceiling. This Santa Barbara meeting room can hold up to 49 people for business and leisure events.”



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