Courtyard Santa Barbara Downtown recently opened its stylish hotel and signature restaurant, Saint Remy serving up costal Mediterranean cuisine and retro vibes. The brainchild of Andrew Firestone, former star of ABC’s The Bachelor, Courtyard Santa Barbara Downtown offers a modern and affordable luxury experience in the heart of State Street.
Courtyard Santa Barbara Downtown features a contemporary design with mid-century architecture. The 122-room hotel boasts spacious guest rooms that combine comfort with functionality, offering sweeping balcony views of the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Each room is well-appointed with modern amenities such as mini refrigerators, flat-screen TVs, and coffee makers. Guests of Courtyard Santa Barbara Downtown can enjoy a range of amenities, including a lush pool, whirlpool, firepit, and two large rooftop decks and a lobby offers inviting and flexible seating spaces for relaxation and business.
Adding to the allure of Courtyard Santa Barbara Downtown is its signature restaurant, Saint Remy. With a retro-inspired design and a laid-back atmosphere, Saint Remy captures the essence of Santa Barbara’s unique sensibility. The restaurant specializes in Mediterranean coastal cuisine with a focus on locally-sourced ingredients. The menu showcases inventive dishes such as shakshuka benedict for breakfast and burrata & grilled peach salad and crispy short rib hummus for dinner.
Saint Remy’s beverage selection features locally-sourced purveyors such as Zaca Coffee, Blind Burro Rum, Hendry’s Vodka, and Celo Rum from Black Market Spirits. The cocktail menu offers a mix of classic favorites and signature creations, including the popular Bad Entropy. The hand-selected wine list includes wines from local vintners, including One Stone Cellars, a winemaker that supports local and global organizations, as well as wines from Argentina, Spain, and Oregon. Guests can choose to dine indoors or enjoy al fresco seating options.
By Kinya Claiborne, STYLE & SOCIETY
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