Surrounded by fragrant gardens, 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, restaurants, and the Funk Zone featuring boutique tasting rooms, cafes, and galleries are all within walking distance of our hotel in Santa Barbara. Golf courses, wineries, and the Santa Barbara Mission are just a short drive away.

Stay in one of Lavender Inn by the Sea's plush guest rooms featuring pillow-top beds, and lavender-scented bath amenities. Other on-site amenities include complimentary bike rentals and continental breakfast served daily on the patio or by the lobby fireplace. We'll welcome you with champagne on arrival. Wine and cheese are served in the afternoon and milk and cookies are available for a bedtime treat. Guests can relax amid the soothing scent of lavender and soft ocean breezes at one of the most enchanting boutique hotels in Santa Barbara.


Surrounded by beautiful gardens, Lavender Inn by the Sea offers an array of delightful amenities in an atmosphere reminiscent of the Côte d'Azur. Relax by the large heated swimming pool, enjoy an afternoon cheese reception, or cruise around on one of our beach cruiser bikes.

  • Complimentary Parking
  • Free High Speed Wireless Internet
  • No Resort Fees
  • 23 cozy accommodations, all non-smoking
  • Large heated swimming pool
  • Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast
  • Afternoon wine and cheese reception
  • Evening milk and cookies
  • Lavender scented shampoo and soaps
  • Complimentary beach cruiser bikes
  • DVD library

Rooms & Suites

Lavender Inn by the Sea is one of the most romantic and intimate inns in Santa Barbara. When you book one of our rooms or suites, you'll enjoy a deluxe continental breakfast each morning, an afternoon reception, and milk and cookies before bed. Read on for a list of the additional amenities that you will find in our accommodations and book your seaside retreat today.

  • Special Recipe Pillow Top Beds
  • Luxurious Bedding
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Wall safe
  • Flat screen television
  • Complimentary HBO
  • DVD player with free movie rentals
  • Voice mail