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Lavender Inn

Certificate of Excellence
210 E. Matilija St., Ojai, CA 93023 (Formerly The Moon's Nest Inn)
Lavender Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lavender Inn is the perfect quite getaway! The Inn has a great feeling to it, it is comfortable and feels like a home away from home. The property is quiet with a beautiful garden but just around the corner is downtown Ojai, offering you the option to go out for meal, take part in local events, or just go... More 

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Corona del Mar, California, United States
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74 reviews 74 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent my birthday weekend at the Lavender Inn upon the affectionate ratings from an old school friend. We are not Bed & Breakfast people by any stretch but I wanted to do something different for my special day. We stayed in the Craftsman room it was clean and roomy with our own private bath. It was... More 

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Bonita, CA
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128 reviews 128 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

An Historic Inn, great Ojai location and beautiful grounds. Our favorite part of our stay was sitting out back nicely landscaped with mature trees, fountain, pond, garden sipping wine. They serve wine and snacks at 5 p.m. Breakfast was very good but what I've grown to expect from a B&B. The bed was arguably the worst I've ever slept in,... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The inn is located in the heart of town, walking distance to all the charming boutiques and restaurants. we rented the cottage for 3 guests and a dog. the property is fabulous. the breakfast was unbelievably good and accommodated both vegans and gluten-free diets - there was pear juice, orange juice, soy chorizo, potatoes, granola, fresh fruit, and more. also,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I came to the Lavender Inn last month for a quick getaway and it was everything I could have hoped for. It was the perfect place to write and relax. Considering how quiet it was, I wouldn't have guessed it was right downtown. The service was top notch, and the breakfasts were absolutely to die for. I'll definitely be back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I stayed at the Lavender Inn with my dad while we were visiting family and we had a really great experience. The whole staff was really welcoming, and we had one of the best breakfasts I've had in a long time. The Inn is situated in a central location, with some great food, galleries, and shopping all right across the... More 

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Albany, New York
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The hotel is lovely with pleasant rooms, a nice garden in the back and two, friendly resident cats that are great if you miss your pets. The people working there were thoughtful and helpful. However, I was totally amazed when the hostess smilingly told me that breakfast was served at 9 a.m. It made me wonder if they had a... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

In February a gal pal of mine and I took our annual girlfriend getaway. We stayed in three different inns north of Santa Barbara and they were all interesting and fun. However, when we returned home I noticed I had taken many more photos when at the Lavender Inn in Ojai than the others. In reflecting on that, I realized... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Stayed here with four girlfriends around the holidays and I'm still dreaming of our getaway. The rooms were quaint, clean and comfortable. The breakfast was a gourmet spread of delicious treats. The garden...well, I could have spent days in that relaxing garden. The staff is friendly and helpful and they supported us having a little painting session one afternoon. I... More 

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Peterborough, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Each time we stay at the Lavender Inn we simply love it more. The inn keepers treat us like cherished house guests, the breakfasts are divine (hearty vegetarian), each room charming in its own unique way, and the location is the best in town. We can't imagine staying anyplace else in Ojai, including the "fancier" places that cost so much... More 

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