EVENTS OVERLOOKING SANTA CRUZ
OUR VENUE, YOUR VISION
An elegant property nestled on one of the nation’s top-rated golf courses with panoramic views of the Monterey Bay, the Hollins House is the perfect place for a celebration or corporate event. We offer the option to host your special event indoors and outside, making the Hollins House an event venue that is perfect for any season.
The Hollins House has been hosting weddings and special events since the 1980s invoking a family-oriented, private, and intimate feel – the perfect impression for a celebration.
We like to do all the heavy lifting for you – providing everything from tables and place settings, to excellent service staff and mouthwatering cuisine. Just come with your ideas – big or small – and we’ll get to work making your vision a reality.
WHY CHOOSE THE HOLLINS HOUSE
- Sweeping views of Santa Cruz and the Monterey Bay
- Historic and elegant home built in the Golden Era
- Gourmet cuisine
- Local & international wine selection
- Full bar service available
- Over 30 years of special event service
- Highly attentive and charismatic staff
- On-site venue coordinator to assist you with executing your event
- Tables, chairs, linen and napkins, flatware, glassware, and china included
- Complimentary on-site parking
- Recommended local professionals
Looking for a venue to hold your next corporate training session or retreat? Contact our Santa Cruz event planners at Hollins House!
We offer breathtaking views and comfortable surroundings for your business meeting or corporate event.
Group activities are an important part of off-site meetings and the Hollins House delivers.
Available to you is our brick patio set under a Coastal Live Oak Tree and a lawn overlooking ocean views and our first fairway. This is a great location for breakout sessions that enable your team to spread out and engage productively in smaller groups.
Corporate team building events are very customizable and can be combined with a golf outing on one of the nation‘s top 25 golf courses, Pasatiempo Golf Club.
Aside from the amazing views, we also provide a number of amenities to keep your employees comfortable throughout their visit. Our facility offers rental equipment including audiovisual equipment and two LCD T.V.S for you to have a successful corporate event.
From celebrations of life to anniversaries and more, the Hollins House is the perfect place to create lasting memories and celebrate with your loved ones. In the event that you are looking to host a bar/bat mitzvah, a baby shower, or any other major event, our Santa Cruz event planners will handle planning your event from start to finish with care and attention to detail.
Executive Chef John Paul Lechtenberg can create a variety of banquet, buffet, and plated menus that focus on both quality and visual presentation. His culinary team and servers at The Hollins House provide the two essential ingredients that every successful wedding reception, social event, and corporate gathering needs: incredible food and uncommonly great service.
All cuisine is prepared in-house so the culinary team has full control of every dish. Some fresh ingredients are even grown on site! We can accommodate your dining preferences to create the perfect customized menu for your event or celebration.
THE HOLLINS HOUSE
This historic building was built in 1931 and features spectacular views of Monterrey Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Aside from its gorgeous views, the Hollins House also features elegant finishes from the Golden Era. Book the entire Hollins House facilities for weddings of over 80 guests or for a more private experience with your family and friends. The Hollins House includes the Main Dining Room and Hollins Room as well as the Tap Room Bar and Hollins Lawn.
THE HOLLINS ROOM
Nestled at the end of the hall on the west side of the Hollins House is the Hollins Room. This room has floor-to-ceiling windows that offer a breathtaking view of Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay. Upon arrival, welcome your guests with a cocktail on our private brick patio. The vintage french doors open into the Hollins Room where you can enjoy a fabulous dinner prepared by our executive chef, John Paul Lechtenberg. The Hollins Room provides an intimate space for smaller parties up to 36 guests.
THE MAIN DINING ROOM
The Main Dining Room is set with the ambiance of sophistication. Enjoy breathtaking views of Monterey Bay as you sip an aged wine on one of our leather couches. Dance the night away under our sparkling crystal chandeliers, which accent the Hollins House’s original, hardwood floors. French doors connect the Dining Room to the Hollins Lawn, where you can enjoy a sunset-lit dinner on warm nights. The main dining room can accommodate up to 80 guests while the Tap Room remains open to the public for dinner or can be rented with the entire Hollins House facilities for a more private event.
Another beautiful location in Santa Cruz for a corporate event. You have the option of reserving one of the tables around the main dining area (some close to beautiful fireplaces — yes there are multiple) OR you can rent a private room at the back (also has a fireplace).
Sharlene M. | Yelp