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Lavender Inn by the Sea

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206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Doha,qatar
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

enjoyed our stay for one night. Nice attention with a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine along with wine tasting with cheese followed by milk and cookies. The bed was super confortable and good size sitting area. The friendly young gentelman at the reception was very helpful with his recommandation when it was time to hit the road. I cannot say... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great small hotel near the beach. The room was very pretty and the bed was comfortable. Every evening in the lobby is really welcoming with wine and cheese and also milk and cookies later during the evening. There is a nice hot tub and good sized pool. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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Thank Diss13
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Lavender Inn for one night during a California road trip. Despite being near a busy road, the room was quiet and very comfortable. It was a short walk to town and even closer to Stearns Wharf. The staff were great and incredibly helpful. I left some clothing in the room and they were happy to Fed Ex... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They gave us a better room, suite they said , better they didn't because it was very cold everywhere, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen. Although the people that work in the hotel are very very gentle the hotel didn`t achieve my expectation. Be careful because the prices can change quickly from one day to another, I paid an amount and lhe day... More 

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stay. Peter was very welcoming and helpful. There was champagne and chocolate waiting in the room. The beds were comfortable. The kids loved the cookies and milk in the evening. The breakfast was good. It is walking distance to the beach. It is the small things that matter and made our stay great

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Thank Rene472015
Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved our visit to the Lavender Inn. It was an awesome place to stay with very thoughtful touches to make your stay more memorable. Champagne and chocolates with an anniversary card greeted us as we entered the room. It was beautifully decorated and very comfortable bed. Also it was very clean. Hot tub and pool with a beautiful courtyard.... More 

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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We wanted to stay near the beach, and enjoyed staying at the Lavender Inn very much. Very thoughtful hosts, with a bottle of champagne in the fridge. The grounds are pretty, with tables on a little patio. There's an outdoor hot tub and pool. Evening wine/cheese. Not bad for the price, relaxed and romantic.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We got a room here last minute in our meandering drive up the California coast. The room smelled wonderfully of lavender from the satchets on the bed! I'm very sensitive to smells and it wasn't overpowering at all. Bathroom was super cute, clean, with a basket full of toiletries. Free parking and wifi, wine and cheese, milk and cookies, and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We wanted to escape from the hustle and bustle of Los Angles for a couple days’ friends suggest Santa Barbara. The Lavender Inn by the Sea is a mix between a small boutique hotel and a BB given the staff’s attention to details and service. The Inn is a short walk from the beach and despite being on a main... More 

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Thank Patrick Q
Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

With the feel of a bed and breakfast, warm welcome, scent of lavender when you open your door, a fantastic location and unbeatable price, this is the best bargain in Santa Barbara. You may not be right on the beach, but you are just blocks away....walking distance to the harbor and pier. The staff could not be more welcoming and... More 

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