Lavender Inn By The Sea - Santa Barbara

206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101  show map
 3 stars
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Lavender Inn By The Sea - Santa Barbara

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Handicap parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out

Late check-in/-out

Food/ Drinks

Bar/Lounge area

Welcome drink

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Lavender Inn By The Sea is a 3-star venue positioned about 2.1 km from Ty Warner Sea Center, Thousand Steps Beach and Santa Barbara Zoo. Renovated in 1998, the hotel combines colonial architecture with ultimate comfort.

The designer hotel is placed in a picturesque area, a short walk from a college and a museum. The venue is set just 20 minutes' walk from Santa Barbara center.

Within walking distance of West Beach district with restaurants and golf courses.

Amtrack Santa Barbara train station is a 10-minute walk from the property. Lavender Inn By The Sea is about 15 minutes’ drive towards Municipal airport.

Rooms

There are 23 non-smoking rooms appointed with climate control, cable television, direct dial telephone, an individual safe and ironing facilities. They are furnished with a standard décor.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the patio each morning. Guests can wine and dine at Rudy's Mexican Restaurant and Toma Restaurant and Bar, located in the neighborhood.

Services

The hotel offers a business center and a copier together with multilingual staff.

Relax

Lavender Inn By The Sea provides a pool and board games for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   23.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • DVDs/Videos for children
  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Lavender Inn By The Sea - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
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Hotel Address:

206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

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City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    4300 ft
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    8.4 mi
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    36.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    2000 ft
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Rudy's Mexican Restaurant (cuisine: Mexican)
    600 ft
  • Toma Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
    1100 ft
Beaches
  • Thousand Steps Beach
    1.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    23

Rooms and availability

Lavender Inn By The Sea photos Room
Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size bed
Size: 465 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Lavender Inn By The Sea - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
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    Hotel Address:

    206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Santa Barbara
      4300 ft
    Airports
    • Municipal (SBA)
      8.4 mi
    • Cunnamulla (CMA)
      36.9 mi
    Train Stations
    • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
      2000 ft
    • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
      2000 ft
    Restaurants
    • Rudy's Mexican Restaurant (cuisine: Mexican)
      600 ft
    • Toma Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
      1100 ft
    Beaches
    • Thousand Steps Beach
      1.3 mi
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      23

    Lavender Inn By The Sea Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Martini Madness Lounge - 2300 ft
    • The James Joyce - 2300 ft
    • Joe's Cafe - 2300 ft
    • Santa Barbara Harbor and Breakwater - 2700 ft
    • Blue Agave - 3000 ft

    Train stations

    Amusement

    • Historic Carousels - 3300 ft

    Historical sites

    • Fernald Mansion - 400 ft
    • Trussell-Winchester Adobe - 400 ft

    Stadiums

    • La Playa Stadium - 2000 ft

    Museums

    • Santa Barbara Carriage Museum - 400 ft
    • Old Spanish Days Carriage Museum - 400 ft
    • Sea Center - 1400 ft
    • Community Arts Music Assn - 2700 ft
    • Arts Fund - 2700 ft
    • Santa Barbara Performing Arts - 4000 ft
    • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 4000 ft

    Halls

    • Veterans Memorial Building - 1700 ft
    • Fraternal Order of Eagles - 3700 ft

    Universities, Institutes

    • Santa Barbara City College - 700 ft
    • Santa Barbara Community Clg - 2000 ft
    • Institute For Holistic Studies - 4000 ft

    Theaters

    • Lobero Theatre - 4000 ft
    • Lobero Theatre Foundation - 4000 ft

    Oceanfront Areas

    Local attractions

    • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 1.0 mi
      1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara
    • Karpeles Manuscript Library - 1.0 mi
      21 West Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara
    • Thousand Steps Beach - 1.3 mi
      End of Santa Cruz Blvd, Santa Barbara
    • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 1.0 mi
      1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
    • Ty Warner Sea Center - 1.3 mi
      211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara

    Near the hotel

    • Carriage & Western Art Museum - 500 ft
      129 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
    • Reagan Ranch Center - 2100 ft
      217 State Street, Santa Barbara
    • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum - 3300 ft
      653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara
    • Chase Palm Park - 4300 ft
      323 E Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara
    • Stearns Wharf - 2100 ft
      Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara
    • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum - 2200 ft
      113 Harbor Way, Ste. 190, Santa Barbara
    • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 4300 ft
      136 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara

    Restaurants nearby

    • Rudy's Mexican Restaurant - 600 ft

      Address: 305 W. Montecito St.
      Phone: 805 899-3152

      75% likes this, based on 43 reviews
      Cuisine: Mexican

    • Sambo's Restaurant - 1400 ft

      Address: 216 W Cabrillo Blvd
      Phone: 805-965-3269

      63% likes this, based on 234 reviews
      Cuisine: American
      Price Range: USD 5 - USD 14

    • Juice Ranch - 1800 ft

      Address: 33 Parker
      Phone: 18058454657

      76% likes this, based on 36 reviews
      Cuisine: Healthy

    • Toma Restaurant and Bar - 1100 ft

      Address: 324 W. Cabrillo Blvd

      73% likes this, based on 157 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian, Californian

    • Lilly's Tacos - 1800 ft

      Address: 310 Chapala St
      Phone: 805-966-9180

      71% likes this, based on 60 reviews
      Cuisine: Mexican

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      23
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    Lavender Inn By The Sea Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Lavender Inn By The Sea

    Average guest rating

    7.0out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 34 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • 2.0

      Beautiful area and property. Kind and attentive staff. Clean! Close to the water front area.

      None.

    • Couple
      8.2

      lovely room as we expected, pleasant bottle of champagne in the room, afternoon vine tasting also very nice, friendly stuff and good location

      unfortunatelly no wi-fi connection, we were not able to connet in the evening but in the morning it has been fixed

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      The bottle of champagne was a nice touch (even though we did not drink it); staff was friendly; continental breakfast was sufficient; and having coffee available all day was also nice. The location was perfect for our stay--just a nice walk to the wharf area, beach and pier. We would stay here again--especially since they upgraded our room from a Standard Queen to a King on the 2nd floor.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      I like the fact that there was coffee available all the time and that the staff was helpful

    • Single
      5.4

      Beautiful place near the harbour.

      The hotel is located near the 101 road so too much traffic (continuous flow of cars and trucks going through).The place is definately too expensive for the location.

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      Possibility to use also the facilities of the Brisas de Mar and Inn by the harbor as all 3 hotels belong to the same company.

      Room was a bit small, it matters however only if you stay indeed more then one or two days.

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Staff were very friendly. This is the first placed that has every called me to let me know I left something behid.

    • Family with children
      7.4

      Free wine and cheese, cookies and milk every afternoon/evening. Free dvd and beach cruiser bike use.

      On a main road with pool and breakfast balcony adjacent to sidewalk - although not really a problem.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      Its wonderful location, which was mid way between the beach/harbour areas and the great shops and bars/restaurants of State Street, the comfortable and impeccably clean and freshly decorated room, plus the excellent complimentary breakfast, cheese & wine and milk and cookies.

    • Family with children
      8.8

      It is a small but nice hotel. We had a large room, very clean and well equipped. Hotel staff was friendly.

    • Couple
      8.8

      Very nice Room, nice Service over the whole Day!

      A Bit too expansive!

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      The hotel was selected as part of a California motoring holiday and chosen principally for its location close to harbour, beach and shops / restaurants. We found an excellent room standard, clean and comfortable throughout. Staff were helpful and a good breakfast was served. Suited our purposes perfectly

      Nothing significant

    • Couple
      8.2

      Wonderful location--easily accessible from the freeway and close to the beach and downtown.

      Included continental breakfast will seem limited to some, though we had no complaints.

    • Group of friends
      9.6

      Great value for the price, loved the extra's that were included: like the bottle of complementary bubbly, the sachet of lavender on the pillow, the wine & cheese in the evening & the milk & cookies ( unable to partake- but nice touch). The overall atmosphere at the lavender Inn is most welcoming - we enjoyed our short stay & will definitely return . . .

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Loved the availability of bikes and the proximity to the beach and bike path. Thought the breakfast was very good.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Lavender Inn By The Sea - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, United States, 93101

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Santa Barbara
      4300 ft
    Airports
    • Municipal (SBA)
      8.4 mi
    • Cunnamulla (CMA)
      36.9 mi
    Train Stations
    • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
      2000 ft
    • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
      2000 ft
    Restaurants
    • Rudy's Mexican Restaurant (cuisine: Mexican)
      600 ft
    • Toma Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
      1100 ft
    Beaches
    • Thousand Steps Beach
      1.3 mi
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      23