Accommodations

With its alluring history, quiet atmosphere, and ocean-edge beauty, the Four Seasons – The Biltmore Santa Barbara offers and excellent backdrop for the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Cotton Shippers Association.  Santa Barbara is located on the California coast between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, and graced by sunny skies and a mild year round climate – earning its reputation as the American Riviera.

ROOM RESERVATIONS

Please note the Four Seasons Hotel is sold out for some of the days of our meeting.  ACSA has obtained discounted rates for the two following hotels near the Four Seasons.

The Belmond El Encanto:

Located approximately 10 minutes from the Four Seasons

Rooms are blocked through April 24, 2015

The Belmond El Encanto is a Forbes Five-Star luxury hotel, and sits high in the hills amid lush gardens, offering a dazzling view over Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean. An icon since the 1920’s, with its original architectural features and modern additions,  it is considered an enchanting hideaway for those who cherish privacy and serenity.

Located at 800 Alvarado Place, a ten minute drive to the Four Seasons Biltmore, ACSA has a room block currently available from May 12 through 16th.  ACSA has obtained the a rate of $325 for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.  For those wishing to stay over on Friday and Saturday, rate will be $450.

Please call 805-845-5800 for reservations. (Or email Kelsey Best at the Belmond El Encanto)

Be sure to request the American Cotton Shippers rate!

The Santa Barbara Hyatt:

Located approximately 4 minutes from the Four Seasons

Rooms are blocked through April 24, 2015

This historic Santa Barbara hotel was built in June of 1931 by Fred Bartholomew, the Vista Mar Monte was a dream hotel structured in an idyllic spot. Detailed with a fusion of Spanish Colonial architecture blended with modern conveniences, the Hyatt Santa Barbara stands still today as one of the best historic hotels California has to offer.

The Santa Barbara Hyatt is an easy walk to the beautiful beaches and world-class dining and shopping in the historic Downtown and the State Street District.

Located at 1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd., and approximately four minutes from the Four Seasons Biltmore, ACSA has a block of rooms available from May 12-16, 2015. Rates for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are $249 per night, with a Friday and Saturday night rate of $325. Optional upgrades include: $50 Ocean View Surcharge / $20 Balcony Room Surcharge.

Reservations can be made by calling central reservations 402-537-6806 and request the American Cotton Shippers rate.  Or click the following link for “online reservations”.

Four Seasons Biltmore, Santa Barbara, CA

Check In time is 4:00 pm, with room assignments prior to this time subject to availability.  Check Out time is 12:00 noon.  Rates are subject to applicable occupancy and sales tax, which are currently 10%, but subject to change.  A California Tourism Assessment Fee of 0.08% and a Santa Barbara Tourism Assessment Fee (TBID) of $2.00 per room night will also be charged on all guest bills.  The Resort offers complimentary day valet parking.  Overnight valet parking charges are currently $35 nightly, per vehicle.  Self-Parking is available and charged at $19.00 per vehicle nightly.  Should you need to cancel your reservation, please contact the hotel by 6:oo pm (West Coast Time) at least 3 days prior to your scheduled arrival date for a full refund. (805) 565-8299

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

 Air Access

The Resort is easily accessible by air or road from anywhere within North America. Major carriers fly into the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, only 20 minutes from the Resort. Private jet service is available through Santa Barbara Aviation. All major car rental firms operate at the airport (guests can make rental arrangements through the Concierge); taxis and limousine service are also available.

From Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA)

Travel Time: 20 minutes
Distance: 12 miles/19 kilometres
Hotel’s suggested route

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Travel Time: 1 hour 50 minutes
Distance: 93 miles/150 kilometres
Hotel’s suggested route

The Resort is easily accessible by air or road from anywhere within North America. Major carriers fly into the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, only 20 minutes from the Resort. Private jet service is available through Santa Barbara Aviation. All major car rental firms operate at the airport (guests can make rental arrangements through the Concierge); taxis and limousine service are also available.