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Our intimate and cozy inn is just 2 blocks from the alluring Santa Barbara Waterfront

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Deluxe continental breakfast, afternoon reception and evening milk and fresh baked cookies

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A Romantic Santa Barbara Hotel

Welcome to Lavender Inn by the Sea

Surrounded by fragrant gardens, Lavender Inn by the Sea is just two blocks from Santa Barbara’s picturesque beaches and yacht harbor. Stearns Wharf, the oceanfront bike path, and downtown shops, restaurants, and the Funk Zone featuring boutique tasting rooms, cafes, and galleries are all within walking distance of our hotel in Santa Barbara, CA. Golf courses, wineries, and the Santa Barbara Mission are just a short drive away.

Stay in one of Lavender Inn by the Sea’s plush guest rooms featuring pillow-top beds,and  lavender-scented bath amenities. Other on-site amenities include complimentary bike rentals and continental breakfast served daily on the patio or by the lobby fireplace. We'll welcome you with champagne on arrival. Wine and cheese are served in the afternoon and milk and cookies are available for a bedtime treat. Guests can relax amid the soothing scent of lavender and soft ocean breezes at one of the most enchanting boutique hotels in Santa Barbara.

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We had an exceptional stay at the Lavender Inn. We were immediately greeted by an inviting young gentleman who was tending the grounds and the very knowledgeable and friendly front desk staff Mickey. He provided us with important information of the hotel amenities, Santa Barbara wine and local chocolates they provide, and local restaurants, which we all took advantage of. The hotel grounds and rooms were very clean and well kept

Verified Traveler December 2020

Had another wonderful time at the Lavender Inn by the Sea!! This is the second time I have stayed there and it definitely will not be the last! The service was awesome and the room was perfect. Walking distance to the pier.

Verified Traveler January 2021

Lavender Inn is about a 5 minutes walk to the marina/beach/boardwalk. I liked being able to walk to the ocean quickly.

Ji Young, Long Beach January 2021

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Lavender Inn by the Sea
206 Castillo Street, Santa Barbara, California, 93101, USA
Phone: (805) 963-4317