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Embrace the Moment Celebrations at Mattei's Tavern

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The heart and soul of Los Olivos, Mattei’s Tavern is built upon the ethos of gathering and community and is a convivial space for weddings, corporate events and social occasions. The lush Hartley Lawn, adjacent to the landmark water tower, offers a dreamy backdrop for any milestone celebration, while The Barn counters with warm interiors that play host to myriad festivities, big and small. Other spaces throughout the property are entertaining and welcome, with an expert in-house team on-hand to customize and arrange every detail.

  • 62 total guest rooms and suites | 10 cottages, 52 guesthouse rooms

  • One-of-a-kind events spaces with maximum occupancies ranging from 8 to 120

  • Located a short drive north from Santa Barbara in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley | Just two hours from Los Angeles and easily reached by all area airports

Parties | Raise a Toast

Celebrations large and small are welcome at Mattei's Tavern, where venues can be tailored to transform into the backdrop of your epic celebration just as easily as they can accommodate an intimate gathering with close friends.

Holidays | Treasured Memories in the Ynez Valley

Join us at Mattei's Tavern to kick off the holidays and celebrate with us all season long. There is no better place to gather with friends and family than around the roaring fireplace while enjoying local wines, warm drinks and indulging in your favorite comfort dishes.

Reunions | Multigenerational Memories

The Inn at Mattei's Tavern possesses an ageless charm full of wonder for the whole family. Little ones will love the experience of touring a llama farm, while older generations will have the unforgettable opportunity to glimpse the Ynez Valley from a hot-air balloon or discovering the art of luxury knife-making. Come together with the whole brood to make idyllic memories to last a lifetime.

Vow Renewals | Enduring Love

Begin writing the next chapter of your love story for the ages at Mattei's Tavern. A vow renewal ceremony is a beautiful rite that can deepen the enduring bond of your marriage, celebrating what you've accomplished together in the past with an eye towards the bright future that awaits.

Babymoons | For Parents-to-Be

From couples massages to waking up with one of our complimentary daily wellness rituals, seek relaxation and renewal while excitedly anticipating the arrival of your little one.

Gals/Guys Trips | The Ultimate Getaway

Host a Bachelor Party at the at the bar at The Bar, experience exclusive tours led by some of the most talented female winemakers or trail ride through the rolling hills of the Santa Ynez Valley. A Central Coast playground that beckons to be explored, our little slice of paradise sets a picturesque backdrop for lifelong memories.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate another trip around the sun, California-style. Whether you’re hosting a laidback pool day for close friends or ringing in a milestone birthday blowout on the Hartley Lawn, your special day will surely be one to remember.

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Our Amenities

Live Luxuriously

Featuring guest rooms, suites and cottages, the Inn’s new buildings blend seamlessly with the original 1886 structures which include the Hartley House, Los Olivos’ first home. Each of the airy rooms and cottages feature private patios or terraces, maximizing the surrounding views and California’s outdoor style of living.

Revel in Relaxation & Adventure

Brought together by the spirit of curiosity and the sense of discovery offered by this Santa Ynez icon, a bustling, social community is the heartbeat of The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern.

Customize Fun-Filled Venues

This historic site is reimagined as the perfect destination for weddings and social events set on our lawns and on site barn, blending the simplicity of modern farmhouse design with the eclectic textures and patterns of nearby ranch life. From the tried and true Saloon bar to the historic Mattei’s Tavern restaurant, culinary and libations experiences can be curated to your one-of-a-kind event.

Property Map

Come to explore the region’s award-winning vineyards and admired horse ranches, then unwind in our reimagined guestrooms and cottage-style accommodations nestled among acres of old-growth palm trees.

Event Facilities

Room Name Square Feet Dimensions Ceiling Height Rounds Theater Reception Communal Classroom U-Shape
Hartley Lawn 1,984 62 ft x 32 ft - 140 140 140 140 - -
The Barn 1,564 46 ft x 34 ft 18 ft 120 140 140 100 60 22
Hartley Lawn Courtyard 1,050 30 ft x 35 ft - 30 - 60 - - -
The Water Tower 196 14 ft x 14 ft - - - 10 - - -
Oak Cottage 1,106 29 ft x 13 ft 10 - - 10 - - -
Cypress Cottage 966 28 ft x 13 ft 10 ft - - 8 - - -
Pinochle Room 289 17 ft x 17 ft - - - 12 - - -
The Wicker Room 624 48 ft x 13 ft 9 ft 30 - 30 34 - -

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