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

Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub, the 3-star Lavender Inn By The Sea offers 23 non-smoking guestrooms. The designer hotel was built in 1963 and refurbished in 1998.

The property lies within 2.1 km from Ty Warner Sea Center, Thousand Steps Beach and Santa Barbara Zoo. Lavender Inn By The Sea is within about 20 minutes' walk of the center of Santa Barbara.

This hotel is placed in West Beach district, known for a college and a museum.

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

Lavender Inn By The Sea features rooms with a standard interior that come with satellite TV, a private safe, heating, direct dial telephone and a mini bar for a pleasant stay in Santa Barbara. For more comfort a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer are provided.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the patio each morning. Guests can dine at Rudy's Mexican Restaurant and Toma Restaurant and Bar located within 5 minutes' walk away.

Services

The on-site comforts include free parking, a baggage storage and allergy-free rooms.

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

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

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

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • 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

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Barbara
    1.3 km
Airports
  • Municipal (SBA)
    13.5 km
  • Cunnamulla (CMA)
    59.4 km
Train Stations
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    600 m
  • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
    600 m
Restaurants
  • Rudy's Mexican Restaurant (cuisine: Mexican)
    180 m
  • Toma Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
    310 m
Beaches
  • Thousand Steps Beach
    2.1 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    23

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King-size bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Bed type: Queen-size bed
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      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
        1.3 km
      Airports
      • Municipal (SBA)
        13.5 km
      • Cunnamulla (CMA)
        59.4 km
      Train Stations
      • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
        600 m
      • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
        600 m
      Restaurants
      • Rudy's Mexican Restaurant (cuisine: Mexican)
        180 m
      • Toma Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
        310 m
      Beaches
      • Thousand Steps Beach
        2.1 km
      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 - 700 m
      • The James Joyce - 700 m
      • Joe's Cafe - 700 m
      • Santa Barbara Harbor and Breakwater - 800 m
      • Blue Agave - 900 m

      Train stations

      Amusement

      • Historic Carousels - 1.0 km

      Historical sites

      • Fernald Mansion - 100 m
      • Trussell-Winchester Adobe - 100 m

      Stadiums

      • La Playa Stadium - 600 m

      Museums

      • Santa Barbara Carriage Museum - 100 m
      • Old Spanish Days Carriage Museum - 100 m
      • Sea Center - 400 m
      • Community Arts Music Assn - 800 m
      • Arts Fund - 800 m
      • Santa Barbara Performing Arts - 1.2 km
      • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 1.2 km

      Halls

      • Veterans Memorial Building - 500 m
      • Fraternal Order of Eagles - 1.1 km

      Universities, Institutes

      • Santa Barbara City College - 200 m
      • Santa Barbara Community Clg - 600 m
      • Institute For Holistic Studies - 1.2 km

      Theaters

      • Lobero Theatre - 1.2 km
      • Lobero Theatre Foundation - 1.2 km

      Oceanfront Areas

      Local attractions

      • Santa Barbara County Courthouse - 1.7 km
        1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara
      • Karpeles Manuscript Library - 1.6 km
        21 West Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara
      • Thousand Steps Beach - 2.1 km
        End of Santa Cruz Blvd, Santa Barbara
      • Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 1.6 km
        1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
      • Ty Warner Sea Center - 2.1 km
        211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara

      Near the hotel

      • Carriage & Western Art Museum - 150 m
        129 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
      • Reagan Ranch Center - 630 m
        217 State Street, Santa Barbara
      • Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum - 990 m
        653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, Santa Barbara
      • Chase Palm Park - 1.3 km
        323 E Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara
      • Stearns Wharf - 620 m
        Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara
      • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum - 670 m
        113 Harbor Way, Ste. 190, Santa Barbara
      • Santa Barbara Historical Museum - 1.3 km
        136 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara

      Restaurants nearby

      • Rudy's Mexican Restaurant - 180 m

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

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

      • Sambo's Restaurant - 400 m

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

        63% likes this, based on 234 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: CAD 6 - CAD 17

      • Juice Ranch - 540 m

        Address: 33 Parker
        Phone: 18058454657

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

      • Toma Restaurant and Bar - 310 m

        Address: 324 W. Cabrillo Blvd

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

      • Lilly's Tacos - 530 m

        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
        1.3 km
      Airports
      • Municipal (SBA)
        13.5 km
      • Cunnamulla (CMA)
        59.4 km
      Train Stations
      • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
        600 m
      • Amtrack Station Santa Barbara
        600 m
      Restaurants
      • Rudy's Mexican Restaurant (cuisine: Mexican)
        180 m
      • Toma Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
        310 m
      Beaches
      • Thousand Steps Beach
        2.1 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        23