Weddings and Rehearsal Dinners
Whether you are hosting a joyous family reunion, planning to say your vows or hosting a rehearsal dinner against the beautiful garden backdrop at our resort in Santa Barbara, we welcome all types of groups with open arms. From gathering in the garden and exploring the historic neighborhoods to retiring at night to their private guest room or suite, your guests will love every moment of their stay at Simpson House Inn. With 15 guest rooms, suites and cottages, as well as exquisite public rooms and gardens, our boutique hotel strikes the right balance between providing group gathering spaces and guest privacy. Wedding and rehearsal dinner arrangments will be made with our exclusive caterer, Pure Joy Catering. Customized menus for the Simpson House Inn are provided and a dedicated coordinator will be assigned to handle all arrangments from beginning to end. Call us at (805) 963-7067 to begin planning your group event here at our resort in Santa Barbara.
Our Wedding Resort in Santa Barbara
The Simpson House Inn can provide a unique rehearsal dinner location that will create memories to last a lifetime. Our lobby converts to a dining room that can accommodate one dining table for 20 guests or round tables for 48 guests. Our stone fireplace and table candelabras compliment this unique Victorian home. Wedding ceremonies and receptions may take place in our gardens and can provide an intimate event that will be your own private 2 acre estate. The Simpson House Inn is also proud of its unique guest rooms. We have six in the Main Historic Home, four in the Old Barn, four Private Cottages and one Garden Room.
Reserving the Inn:
Reserving the Inn:
- Events on Friday must include booking all 15 guestrooms for Friday night and events on Saturday or Sunday must include booking all 15 guestrooms for two nights, with the main event taking place on the second day.
- The Inn can accommodate up to 80 people (for the event in the gardens) including overnight guests.
- Valet parking and portable toilets are required for events of more than 50 guests.
- Smaller weddings and events, with under 25 people, are most welcome Sunday through Thursday. If more than 20 guests, all guestrooms must be reserved.
- Music must be acoustic and until 10pm only.
- The Inn is licensed to serve wine and champagne only.
- The Inn has a list of recommended coordinators, caterers, florists, photographers, etc.
- 15 rooms for one night is approximately $7500 and two nights is approximately $15,000 plus tax.
- Location site fees are $5,000 for weddings and receptions and $4000 for rehearsal dinners.
- Location site fees are $2000 for wedding ceremonies under 25 persons.
Group Outings in Santa Barbara
Simpson House Inn is a scenic, five-minute walk from the many shops and restaurants of downtown Santa Barbara. From attending a theater performance to spending a day at the beach, everyone in your group will find the perfect way to stay entertained during a group vacation to Santa Barbara. You can also schedule luxury spa services in the privacy of your room for when you need to spend time by yourself. Conveniently located only 10 miles from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA), our hotel is easy to find whether you are arriving from Los Angeles or San Francisco.