The Biltmore — Santa Barbara, CA

Reviving a Revival

 
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Holmes Structures
Size
200,000 SF
Architect
Hill Glazier Architects
Contractor
Kitchell Contractors
Award
SEAOC Award of Merit Historic Preservation
Photographer
Blake Marvin

The historically significant hotel complex was designed in the Spanish Colonial Revival style by Reginald Davis Johnson and constructed in 1927. Holmes Structures came onboard for a phased renovation of the entire hotel complex, which included over 20 buildings. The schedule, phasing, and completion were coordinated to meet the owner’s requirements.

The project involved master planning, new and retrofit construction, as well as the staged renovation of the existing structures onsite. The existing structures and gardens were minimally impacted by construction. We worked closely with the architects and owners to minimize intrusion on existing structures during the renovations and seismic upgrades. This former Marriott Biltmore resort is currently owned by Ty Warner Hotels and Resorts and operated by Four Seasons.

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore gardens
Four Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
Four Seasons The Biltmore facade at dusk
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore circular tower stairs
Four Seasons The Biltmore patio at dusk
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore entry
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Interior

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