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    Lavender Inn by the Sea

    206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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          US$ 362
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          Overview
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Multilingual Staff
          Dry Cleaning
          Self-Serve Laundry
          2.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 29 March 2017

          Lavender Inn has been around for a while and it's quaint. Location is good, quiet. Short walk to ocean, restaurants, shops. Large room, a bit formal, was clean and the high back chairs that turned into recliner were a surprise and very comfortable. Full kitchen...More

          Thank Samcat1
          Response from BroussardG, General Manager at Lavender Inn by the SeaResponded 1 April 2017

          Thank you for your lovely compliments. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Lavender Inn by the Sea. Our hotel team works diligently to offer the best quality service and guest rooms for our guests so we are happy to hear...More

          Reviewed 27 March 2017

          Great Location and easy parking. The pier is within walking distance. They have a cute front yard with patio furniture. However, the price is a bit higher for what you get. The room is very small and old.More

          Thank Diana C
          Response from BroussardG, General Manager at Lavender Inn by the SeaResponded 29 March 2017

          Greetings Diana, Thank you for your recent stay at the Lavender Inn by the Sea. I am pleased to hear you found our location to be conveniently located and appreciate your compliments. We know you have many hotels to chose from when visiting Santa Barbara...More

          Reviewed 13 March 2017

          We stayed at Lavender Inn for 3 nights and our stay was great in all aspects. The location is convenient to everything we wanted to do. The room was spotless and had every amenity. The breakfast, cheese and wine and cookies/milk were all great. The...More

          Thank Cherry G
          Response from BroussardG, General Manager at Lavender Inn by the SeaResponded 16 March 2017

          Thank you Cherry G for your recent stay at the Lavender Inn by the Sea. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our hotel and appreciate the time and care you took in sharing your experience with other travelers. It is great to hear you...More

          Reviewed 11 March 2017

          The photos look quaint and the price was right, so chose this hotel. It was a good decision. The staff was attentive, pleasant and informative. There was remodeling being done in front during the day, but it didn't affect us. The little extras were nice,...More

          Thank skygal99
          Reviewed 10 March 2017

          We chose this hotel based on the beautiful pictures posted online, the free onsite parking and free continental breakfast. We arrived late at night, around 11pm. Carol at the front desk was very kind and accommodating. They had a full parking lot by that time,...More

          Thank Christina S
          Response from BroussardG, General Manager at Lavender Inn by the SeaResponded 17 March 2017

          Greetings from Santa Barbara, Christina! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent stay at the Lavender Inn by the Sea. Thank you for taking time to share you experience with other travelers and for noting Carol’s kind and accommodating service. We are fortunate...More

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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
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          • US$ 235 - US$ 389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 23
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          kayrey2017
          Is there free parking?
          26 April 2017|
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          Response from BroussardG | Property representative |
          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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          Kristofer B
          Does Lavender Inn provide cribs for babies? What about beach cruiser bikes with baby attachments?
          6 March 2017|
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          Response from BroussardG | Property representative |
          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... More
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          Steve C
          does each room have its own bathroom
          19 July 2016|
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          Response from BroussardG | Property representative |
          Yes, every guest room has their own bathroom.
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          "We stayed in Room 15 last night! 2 Queens very spacious!"
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          "our room was along the front and it was perfect. The landscaping was delightful"
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