all photos courtesy Visit Camarillo
Published January 23, 2018
Nestled between the mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Camarillo is located just an hour northwest of Los Angeles and 40 minutes southeast of Santa Barbara. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, life in Camarillo is lived al fresco; visitors can enjoy concerts and fine dining in the ocean breeze or golfing and horseback riding in the mountain air. Visitors can explore Channel Islands National Park, an island chain located 20 miles off the California Coast nicknamed the “Galapagos of North America.” For the quintessential Southern California experience, visitors can take an evening stroll through Old Town and stop by the bistros, wine cellars, and boutiques.
With over 20 diverse meeting spaces, Camarillo can accommodate small to large-scale gatherings with a range of traditional conference rooms to unique outdoor venues. Hospitality includes 11 different lodging options consisting of comfortable hotels, affordable motels and a boutique Inn in the heart of Old Town. Hampton Inn & Suites offers 1,400 sq. ft. of event space that can be divided into two breakout rooms for corporate meetings. Courtyard Marriott, Residence Inn and Bella Capri Inn & Suites offer space for intimate gatherings. Embassy Suites is the newest hotel development in the city with a completion date of December 2019. This new property will feature a 17,500 sq. ft. conference space with 153 guest rooms.
As nontraditional venues continue to rise in popularity, Camarillo’s historical roots paired with modern architecture provide the backdrop for many of our outdoor spaces. The Camarillo Ranch House, a historic mansion with park-like grounds offers multiple settings for conferences and meetings. The Queen Anne-style estate was built in 1892 by local philanthropist Adolfo Camarillo and includes the use of the East Lawn, Front Lawn, West Lawn, and Red Barn. The Commemorative Air Force dedicates itself to preserving the history of combat aircraft flown by all military services of the United States; its hangars offer 5,000 sq. ft. of space and seating arrangements for up to 250 people. California State University Channel Islands – a hidden gem in the foothills of the Conejo Mountains offers different types of indoor and outdoor facilities including classrooms, banquet halls to athletic spaces perfect for conferences.
Located within close proximity to the Los Angeles International Airport, Hollywood Burbank Airport and Santa Barbara Airport, Camarillo is easily accessible and within driving distance to major attractions. If travelling by train, Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner conveniently stops in Old Town Camarillo.
California State University Channel Islands offers both indoor and outdoor facilities.
With over 20 diverse meeting spaces, Camarillo can accommodate small to large-scale gatherings.
Camarillo lodging includes comfortable hotels, affordable motels and a boutique Inn in the heart of Old Town.