Book the Chumash Casino Resort - Stay at this 4-star spa resort in Santa Ynez. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular attractions Chumash Casino and Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House are located nearby. Discover genuine guest reviews for Chumash Casino Resort along. Nestled in Santa Barbara County’s beautiful wine country, Chumash Casino Resort is truly an adventure in escapism. Chumash Casino Resort’s main attraction is its world-class gaming floor that is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Featuring free WiFi and a rooftop pool (for guests 21 years of age and older), Chumash Casino Resort offers accommodation in Santa Ynez. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurants and casino. Free private parking is available on site. Rooms at Chumash Casino Resort include a flat-screen TV as well as an iPod docking station. Chumash Casino Resort, an all-inclusive tribal casino resort in California, offers guests a wide variety of gaming activities and an award-winning vacation experience. It’s located on California’s central coast in the Santa Ynez Valley, set against golden hills close to Interstate-246. Featuring free WiFi and a rooftop pool (for guests 21 years of age and older), Chumash Casino Resort offers accommodations in Santa Ynez. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurants and casino. Free private parking is available on site. Rooms at Chumash Casino Resort include a flat-screen TV as well as an iPod docking station.
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Property LocationWith a stay at Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, you'll be a 2-minute walk from Chumash Casino and 12 minutes by foot from Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House. This 4-star resort is 28.8 mi (46.4 km) from El Capitan State Beach and 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Gainey Vineyard.
RenovationsThe following facilities or services will be unavailable from November 17 2020 to January 31 2021 (dates subject to change):
- Swimming pool
RoomsMake yourself at home in one of the 320 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms with showers are provided. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and a turndown service.
AmenitiesRelax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After enjoying recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool, a lucky night at the casino is the perfect end to the day. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, tour/ticket assistance, and a banquet hall.
DiningGrab a bite at The Cafe, one of the resort's 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.
Business AmenitiesFeatured amenities include a 24-hour business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free valet parking is available onsite.
AttractionsDistances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Chumash Casino - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Gainey Vineyard - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
Kalyra Winery - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Old Mission Santa Ines - 5.1 km / 3.2 mi
Hans Christian Andersen Museum - 5.4 km / 3.3 mi
Sunny Fields Park - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum - 5.8 km / 3.6 mi
Solvang Brewing Company - 5.8 km / 3.6 mi
Solvang Festival Theater - 5.9 km / 3.7 mi
Wildling Museum - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Elverhoj Museum of History and Art - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Hans Christian Andersen Park - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
The nearest airports are:
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) - 45.2 km / 28.1 mi
Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public) - 52.8 km / 32.8 mi
The preferred airport for Chumash Casino Resort is Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).
HeadlineNear Chumash CasinoHotel Policies
- Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
- This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
- Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
- Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
Chumash Casino Resort, an all-inclusive tribal casino resort in California, offers guests a wide variety of gaming activities and an award-winning vacation experience. It’s located on California’s central coast in the Santa Ynez Valley, set against golden hills close to Interstate-246.
Recently renovated in 2016, the casino features a brand new hotel and some of the most modern slot machines in the industry.
Chumash Casino Resort Fact Table
|Address||3400 East Hwy. 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460|
|Number of Games||2,300+|
|Minimum Age to Gamble||21-years-old|
Games At Chumash Casino
Chumash Casino’s main gaming floor includes 2,300 new and classic slot machines alongside 45 table games. Slot machines include crowd favorites like Winning Animals, Pharaoh’s Fury, and Lightning Link.
The 45 available table games are also quite diverse, and include Vegas-style table games and crowd favorites such as:
- EZ Baccarat
- Mystery Card Roulette
- Three and Four-Card Poker
- Pai Gow
- Mississippi Stud
- Spanish 21
- Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em
There’s even a high-limits table game room that allows visitors to play blackjack for large sums. A dedicated cashier cage enhances the exclusive feel of the room and allows you to collect your cash quickly after winning big.
Chumash also features a dedicated poker room at the southern edge of the property. It’s a little small compared to other card rooms you can find throughout California. However, it’s still a great place to enjoy poker with fellow poker enthusiasts or test your skills at some of the tournaments that pop up every month.
Lastly, Chumash offers a sizable Bingo hall with regular events over the week and throughout most months. The Bingo hall even features its own amenities so that players can enjoy games without having to wander across the entire casino in search of a bathroom.
Events And Dining At Chumash Casino Resort
Beyond its plentiful gaming opportunities, Chumash is well known for its exciting events and entertainment offerings. Chumash is nestled in California wine country, which is an attraction in its own right. As such, it often plays hosts to local and regional musicians and performers.
The concert hall, which can hold up to 1,400 people, has been graced by famous performers including Al Green, Clint Black, Kenny Rogers, The Moody Blues, ZZ Top, and Johnny Mathis.
Chumash Casino also hosts The Star Voice competition show. The offerings are so eclectic that even mixed martial arts fans will be able to find matches and gambling opportunities here.
Visitors should also check out Willows, Chumash Casino’s Four Diamond fine dining restaurant. With over 160 wine bottles on the main wall, Willows offers comfortable seating and gourmet dishes inspired by California cuisine alongside fine dining favorites.
Guests can also visit the Grains and Grounds café, which is open 24 hours daily, for small bites and coffee. For casual dining, there’s a dedicated food court on the main gaming floor. Lastly, there’s a buffet restaurant that offers international cuisine and plenty of house-made specialty desserts.
The casino’s attached hotel has two towers: one is four stories tall, and the other is 12 stories tall. It includes a rooftop pool that is accessible for those staying in the hotel’s luxury suites.
For other guests, a 15,000 square foot pool is equipped with lounge chairs, cabanas and is the ideal relaxing point for many of the casino resort’s patrons. Guests looking for a bit of pampering can pop into one of nine spa treatment rooms for a touch of massage, face and nail treatments, and other goodies.
The Chumash Casino Resort comes with plenty of retail options. The Boutique dishes out designer apparel, whilst the Sundries Shop offers snacks and treats for players eager for a quick bite.
Many entertainment events can also be enjoyed on your visit to the Chumash Casino Resort, including comedians, concerts, wrestling, and more. If that still doesn’t sell Chumash to you, there is also a tour of the local wine country.
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History Of Chumash Casino
Chumash Casino Resort operates legally according to gambling agreements made between California tribes and the California state government. It originally opened in 1994 as a much smaller casino.
In 2002, the Chumash tribe began to expand the casino, making it one of its largest assets and totaling over 190,000 ft.². After the renovations, the new casino opened its doors again in 2003. The 106-room hotel opened in 2004, allowing the casino to offer a full resort experience.
In 2016, the casino closed once again for renovations that would add more gaming space and entertainment venues. Since reopening, the casino has received 13 AAA Four-Diamond Awards.
Chumash Casino Resort FAQ
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Visitors must be 21-years-old or older to enter. The casino serves alcohol openly on the gambling floors, so the age limit is meant to prevent underage drinking. See our guide to 18+ gambling in California.
Yes. Chumash Casino offers both valet and options for self-parking.
“THE CLUB” is the name of Chumash Casino Resort’s membership program. If you sign up for the program and get a card, you’ll be able to earn special benefits and rewards. You get reward points for anything you do on casino premises. This includes playing games, purchasing food, and spa services.
Yes. The casino hosts daily promotions and drawings across all of its games except for poker. If you’re part of THE CLUB membership program, you’ll get additional rewards points if you win any of these promotions.
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The National Indian Gaming Commission regulates Chumash Casino as well as other Indian casinos in California and across the country.