Lavender Inn by the Sea

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

Overview of Lavender Inn by the Sea

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Lavender Inn by the Sea

3.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSanta Barbara Harbor4 min walk
  • Popular LocationLeadbetter Beach11 min walk
  • Popular LocationStearns Wharf14 min walk
  • AirportSanta Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)12 min drive

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About this area

Santa Barbara

Located in Santa Barbara, Lavender Inn by the Sea is in the city center and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Moreton Bay Fig Tree and Leadbetter Beach, while Carriage and Western Art Museum and Santa Barbara Maritime Museum are cultural highlights. Don't miss out on a visit to Santa Barbara Zoo. Kayaking and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • Carriage and Western Art Museum - 1 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Harbor - 4 min walk
  • Moreton Bay Fig Tree - 8 min walk
  • Leadbetter Beach - 11 min walk
  • Stearns Wharf - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara Station - 10 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sambo's — 6 min walk
  • Enterprise Fish Company — 10 min walk
  • Brophy Bros — 11 min walk
  • Loquita — 12 min walk
  • Mac's Fish & Chip Shop — 12 min walk

About this property

Lavender Inn by the Sea

3.5-star Santa Barbara hotel in Santa Barbara Beach, near Carriage and Western Art Museum
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has coffee/tea in a common area and concierge services. Free on-the-go breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and free newspapers are onsite. All 23 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find DVD players, free local calls, and free bottled water.
Lavender Inn by the Sea offers 23 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Santa Barbara hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Mini-fridge

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Property is also known as

Lavender Inn
Lavender Inn Sea
Lavender Inn Sea Santa Barbara
Lavender Sea Santa Barbara
Lavender Inn By The Sea Hotel Santa Barbara
Lavender Sea
Lavender Inn by the Sea Hotel
Lavender Inn by the Sea Santa Barbara
Lavender Inn by the Sea Hotel Santa Barbara

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 599 out of 944 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 264 out of 944 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 58 out of 944 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 16 out of 944 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 944 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Friendly staff and cozy area. Easy to access/look around the Santa Barbara area.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I like this small hotel.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Enjoyed sitting outside our room enjoying coffee in the morning.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent front desk reception and departure. Shower heads need to be exchanged for low flow.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff were very helpful and friendly. The pool was pleasantly warmed.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2021