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Hotel San Buena

A 32-room boutique property in Ventura, Hotel San Buena is a haven of history and hospitality. Built in 1928, this Spanish Revival landmark has since been renovated to provide a luxurious and unique getaway that blends past and present perfectly.

Hotel San Buena Historic Building

Theater – The Velvet Hall

Named for the velveteen texture of an elk’s antlers, the space epitomizes timeless beauty and refined elegance. Surrounded by original B.P.O.E. (Benevolent Protective Order of Elks) stained glass windows, The Velvet Hall is a significant part of the building’s grand history. The venue features restored hardwood floors, original decorative fixtures, hand-stenciled beam ceilings, and the historic stage — the perfect backdrop for a wedding or event.


Two beautiful courtyards can be found at the entrance and center of the property, offering open-air gathering spaces.

Recollection Court

A charming courtyard that beckons you to pause and take a moment to reflect. Surrounded by lush greenery, it is a perfect gathering space.

Centre Courtyard

Welcome to the heart of our space. This charming outdoor oasis is complemented by the gentle trickle of water from the fountain. Enjoy a moment of tranquility amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life.

The Wallowing Hole

Lobby Bar – The Wallowing Hole

Come gather at your local Wallowing Hole. Conveniently located in the main lobby, our menu features local wines and beers, crisp and airy 4×12 sourdough pizzas, small bites, and rotating desserts.


Secure, covered, overnight parking is $20/night for hotel guests. The Valet is located at the front of the hotel on Ash Street.

Historic Design

Historic Spanish Revival architecture and eclectic furnishings, fixtures, and antiques adorn the property.

Fitness Center

Workout in our state-of-the-art Fitness Center—even when on vacation.

Luxury Villas

The property boasts Luxury Villas with private balconies and scenic ocean views.

room comforts

Enjoy 100% organic cotton linens, organic mattresses, an in-room cabinet stocked with local provisions, and Grown Alchemist bath products.

Beach & Downtown

Go for a ride on one of our complimentary bikes
and discover what Downtown Ventura and our beaches have to offer.