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Overview of Lavender Inn by the Sea

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
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Lavender Inn by the Sea

3.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSanta Barbara Harbor4 min walk
    Popular LocationLeadbetter Beach11 min walk
    Popular LocationStearns Wharf14 min walk
    AirportSanta Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal)12 min drive

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About this area

Santa Barbara

Located in Santa Barbara, Lavender Inn by the Sea is in the city centre and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Moreton Bay Fig Tree and Leadbetter Beach, while Carriage and Western Art Museum and Santa Barbara Maritime Museum are cultural highlights. Don't miss out on a visit to Santa Barbara Zoo. Kayaking and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Carriage and Western Art Museum - 1 min walk
  • Santa Barbara Harbor - 4 min walk
  • Moreton Bay Fig Tree - 8 min walk
  • Leadbetter Beach - 11 min walk
  • Stearns Wharf - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara Station - 10 min walk
  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sambo's - 6 min walk
  • Enterprise Fish Company - 10 min walk
  • Brophy Bros - 11 min walk
  • Loquita - 12 min walk
  • Mac's Fish & Chip Shop - 12 min walk

About this property

Lavender Inn by the Sea

3.5-star Santa Barbara hotel in Santa Barbara Beach, walk to Santa Barbara City College
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has coffee/tea in a common area and concierge services. Free on-the-go breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and free newspapers are on-site. All 23 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find DVD players, free local calls and free bottled water.
Lavender Inn by the Sea offers 23 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and a safe. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Santa Barbara hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Mini fridge

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

Property is also known as

Lavender Inn
Lavender Inn Sea
Lavender Inn Sea Santa Barbara
Lavender Sea Santa Barbara
Lavender Inn By The Sea Hotel Santa Barbara
Lavender Sea
Lavender Inn by the Sea Hotel
Lavender Inn by the Sea Santa Barbara
Lavender Inn by the Sea Hotel Santa Barbara

Frequently asked questions

4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 597 out of 975 reviews
5 - Excellent 61%
Rating 4 - Good. 287 out of 975 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 70 out of 975 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 15 out of 975 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 975 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Property conditions & facilities
With COVID changes, the staff wasn't available quickly... took over 5 hours to get towels and toiletries replaced...
Stayed 4 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great locale for a SBA getaway! Conveniently located to Funk Zone!
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great spot! Had a bottle of champagne for us on arrival. Also had breakfast in fridge. The bikes are great to ride around town. We loved our stay at the lavender!
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Check in across street very inconvenient Parking limited
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We really loved the room and grounds. Very clean and comfortable. What a cool little hotel!
Stayed 1 night in May 2021