The Santa Ynez Valley Marriott is proud to be the First Certified Green Hotel in Santa Barbara County. Our Solvang area hotel is only 3 miles from Solvang, CA. Our newly reinvented lobby features functional seating, state of-the-art technology and innovative food and beverage. The Santa Ynez Marriott Hotel is located 30 miles north of Santa Barbara airport, conveniently directly off of Highway 101, at the gateway to the Santa Barbara Wine Country. The Santa Ynez Valley is famous for its over 80 vineyards and wineries, casino, cycling races, horseback riding, championship golf courses and Danish Town of Solvang. The beautiful Santa Ynez Valley was the featured location for the filming of the Academy Award winning movie Sideways. Are you looking for a perfect venue for your next meeting, event or winecountry wedding? The Santa Ynez Valley Marriott Hotel can take care of all the details and let you have a worry free event with our certified meeting and wedding planners.