Boutique hotels owner and operator Pacifica Hotels has expanded its portfolio with the launch of Hotel Virginia Santa Barbara, Tapestry Collection by Hilton.

Located in the centre of downtown Santa Barbara, California, US, the new property opened following extensive revamp and rebranding.

The newly refurbished Hotel Virginia Santa Barbara features 61 guest rooms and suites, personalised services, distinctive dining alongside complimentary WiFi and more.

It comprises the new on-site eatery Brisa Café + Bar, which offers coastal dishes including acai bowl and Californian favourite, the breakfast burrito.

In addition, the restaurant serves grab-and-go options, cold pressed juices and a special focus on coffee culture with selections from local roasters.

Pacifica Hotels chief operating officer John Pedlow said: “We are excited for the opening of Hotel Virginia Santa Barbara as we continue our partnership with Tapestry Collection by Hilton.

“Santa Barbara is such a special destination, and this hotel will truly immerse guests in all that the California coastal lifestyle has to offer.”

Located at 17 W. Haley St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101, Hotel Virginia Santa Barbara, Tapestry Collection by Hilton is in proximity with Funk Zone, where guests can enjoy street art and live performances, as well as music scene at Santa Barbara’s Historic Theatre District.  

The new hotel is part of Hilton Honors, the guest loyalty programme for Hilton’s 18 hotel brands.

The property opens reservations for 1 September 2022 and beyond.

Pacifica Hotels is said to be the largest owner and operator of boutique hotels on the Pacific coast with 40 independent and flagged properties in major California cities.