Hotel Virginia, EST 1916Santa Barbara Local Landmark Hotel

Founded in the heart of Downtown Santa Barbara in 1916, and rebuilt following the 1925 earthquake, our celebrated Hotel Virginia stands today as a testament to the resilience of a city with a legacy of honoring the past, embracing the present, and welcoming the future.

Holding the historical marrow of two buildings in our now single-structured beauty, Hotel Virginia was designated by the City of Santa Barbara as a local landmark on March 31, 2000 and holds a place on the National Register of historical places.

17 W Haley Street
2 Buildings, 1 Story

The Hotel Virginia at 17 West Haley Street was originally built in 1916 as a two-story brick hotel by Charles Maas, with a third story addition in 1925. Haley at this time was a residential street with small redwood homes set on large lots. The construction of the hotel, just off State Street, Santa Barbara’s primary commercial street, marked the entry of commercial buildings on Haley Street.

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