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Lavender Inn by the Sea

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Along a sweep of California coastline reminiscent of the Côte d'Azur, guests can relax amid the soothing scent of lavender and soft ocean breezes at the Lavender Inn by the Sea. French-inspired paintings adorn the walls, lavender bouquets grace each room, and sunlight shimmers off the waters of the pool. Lavender Inn by the Sea's plush guest rooms feature pillow-top beds, down duvets, lavender-scented bath amenities, and a welcome beverage. Savor a deluxe continental breakfast on the sunny patio, afternoon reception by the fire, and milk & cookies before bed. Surrounded by beautiful lavender gardens, the Lavender Inn by the Sea is just two blocks from Santa Barbara's picturesque beaches and yacht harbor. Stearns Wharf, the oceanfront bike path, and downtown shops and restaurants are all within walking distance. Golf courses, wineries, and the Santa Barbara Mission are just a short drive away.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Refrigerator in room
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We were very disappointed. I booked this hotel because of the wine and cheese happy hour. When checked in on VAlentines day i asked the female clerk and she told me yes at 4;30 then when we went back early there was no WINE! The breakfast is very weak as there is no place to
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Response from GregBroussard, General Manager at Lavender Inn by the Sea
Responded 18 Feb 2019
Greetings CSS9112014, I am terribly sorry to hear you were less than satisfied with your recent stay with us. Regulation changes required us to discontinue our afternoon wine reception for a limited time. I understand that this was quite disappointing to you. Please accept our sincerest apologies for not meeting your expectations. Respectfully, Greg Broussard Hotel Manager
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Property's Favourite Review
Stayed for one night. We received a complimentary room upgrade. There were loads of free goodies including use of town bikes, bottle of sparkly and waters in room and pre-dinner wine and nibbles. Room clean (only criticism is unsightly aircon/heating units), staff very friendly
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Response from BroussardG, General Manager at Lavender Inn by the Sea
Responded 01 Jan 2019
Greetings michaelnotwinner, Thank you for choosing the Lavender Inn for your visit to Santa Barbara. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our hotel and appreciate the kind compliments. It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed the little extras we offer an you liked your welcome gift. Should your travels bring you back to our area, we hope you visit us again. Kind regards ~ Greg Broussard, General Manager
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My wife and I stayed for two days as part of my wife's 70th birthday trip to Nevada and California. On arrival William @ reception could not have been more friendly and helpful, pointing out the hotels features and facilities also giving a detailed guide to visiting Santa
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Response from GregBroussard, General Manager at Lavender Inn by the Sea
Responded 05 Feb 2019
Greetings Mr. and Mrs. cadillac_avenue, What a delight it is to know we were part of your birthday celebration. We love being included in special memory making experiences. Thank you for the lovely and generous compliments. Your comments will be shared with William and our entire hotel team. We know you have many hotels to choose from when visiting Santa Barbara so our team works diligently to offer our guests a welcoming and comfortable environment and warm and friendly service. Thank you for choosing the Lavender Inn by the Sea. We hope to serve you again. Warmest regards, Greg Broussard General Manager
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The Lavender Inn by the Sea is a great find. We were greeted with a pleasant receptionist and a bottle of champagne in our room. Then at 4:30 there was wine and cheese for our pleasure. And in the morning there’s a great breakfast including oatmeal, hard boiled eggs and coffee,
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Response from GregBroussard, General Manager at Lavender Inn by the Sea
Responded 30 Jan 2019
Greetings alanrandolph, Thank you for your very kind review of your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our hotel and treated yourself to the little extras we offer. Thank you for choosing the Lavender Inn for your visit to Santa Barbara. Warm regards, Greg Broussard General Manager
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My husband and I stayed here on our honeymoon whilst travelling around California. We found it online and after reading good reviews decided to make it a 3 night stop over for us before heading to LA. We couldn’t have chosen better, this place is a little piece of heaven. On
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Response from BroussardG, General Manager at Lavender Inn by the Sea
Responded 18 Dec 2018
Congratulations on your recent nuptials. It is such an honor to share this special memory making experience. We are delighted to hear you and your husband enjoyed our hotel and look forward to celebrating many anniversaries with you. Warm regards, Greg Broussard General Manager
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They put a lavender sachet on the bed -- what a lovey touch!
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As mentioned below, the train station is a short 7 min walk to the Lavender Inn. Please feel free to reach out with any additional questions. Greg Broussard, General Manager
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Hi there, do you have a guest laundry - a washer and dryer?
Greetings Bootsian, We don’t have launder at the Lavender Inn by the Sea, but we do have facilities at our sister property across the street. Please let me know if there is anything else I can assist you with. Kind regards, Greg Broussard General Manager
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Is there free parking?
Greetings Kayrey, Thank you for your interest in the Lavender Inn by the Sea. Yes, we are happy to provide all our guests with free parking. We look forward to serving you. Warm regards, Greg Broussard General Manager
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Greetings Kristopher, Thank you for your interest in the Lavender Inn by the Sea. Yes, we are happy to provide you with a crib in your guest room. While we do offer free bike rentals, we do not have child seat. However, Wheel of Fun located just a few blocks from the hotel offers rental bikes with child seats. Our front desk team would be happy to make arrangements for you. Warm regards ~ Greg Broussard, General Manager
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does each room have its own bathroom
Yes, every guest room has their own bathroom.
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"they will keep your luggage but they put it in the kitchen very odd"
"First floor rooms. There is no elevator."
"Great location!"
"Have a suite if you can afford it but the other rooms looked good if smaller."
"All rooms face the same main street"
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PRICE RANGE
US$222 - US$404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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lavender inn by the sea hotel santa barbara
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United StatesCaliforniaSanta Barbara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
23
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