December 22, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Santa Barbara, CA - In commemoration of its first anniversary, Santa Barbara’s Hotel Andalucía offers residents of Santa Barbara County an exclusive anniversary rate. Located in the historic city center of Santa Barbara, Hotel Andalucía proudly opened its doors on December 17th, 2004 as a five-story Spanish-style property, consisting of 97 luxurious guest rooms and suites.

“ We are so appreciative of our neighbors and friends who have embraced us in our first year and contributed to our successful opening,” says Mark Neubert, general manager. “As our way of saying thank you, we are inviting the community, and their out of town family, to stay at Hotel Andalucía at this special rate.

In its first year, Hotel Andalucía has received accolades including a Santa Barbara Independent Readers Poll Award for the Best Hotel bar, and a Luxury Travel Award by Luxury Travel Magazine. 31 West restaurant and the rooftop bar, El Cielo have become favorite places to see and be seen, and the Ro Snell Gallery has established a reputation for excellence. Also in the past year, Hotel Andalucía has served as host to many notable community events such as for the Santa Barbara Film Festival, the Dream Foundation, and a Hurricane Katrina Community Fundraiser.

Rates are $195 per night (Sunday through Thursday) or $255 per night (Friday and Saturday). Rates include full American breakfast for two at the hotel's restaurant, 31 West. Rooms are based on availability, and reservations will require proof of residency. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 805-884-0300 and asking for the “Anniversary Rate.”

About the Hotel Andalucía
Hotel Andalucía is a full-service luxury hotel in Santa Barbara. The five story Spanish-style property with a hacienda inspired interior consists of 97 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites; El Cielo the rooftop bar, a rooftop pool with outdoor fireplace and panoramic views of the Pacific coast, Channel Islands and Santa Inez mountains; the Ro Snell Gallery of contemporary art, 5,000 square feet of banquet and meeting space and 31 West, an 80-seat restaurant and 40-seat bar. The Hotel Andalucía is ideally located at 31 West Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara, steps away from fashionable State Street for superb shopping, restaurants, galleries and cultural landmarks. Hotel Andalucía is a sister property to Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica, California and is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World®. Room rates start at $325 per night. For further information call 1805 884 0300 or toll free 877.468.3515, or visit
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