This Santa Barbara inn is located next to Pershing Park and 2 blocks from the beach. The inn offers a daily continental breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

Lavender Inn by the Sea features a refrigerator and coffee maker in every guest room. DVD players and free movie rentals are also included in each room. Guests will also receive a welcome beverage.

Guests can rent a bicycle for free at the Lavender.

Stearns Wharf is a 20-minute walk from the Lavender Inn in Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara City College is a 6-minute walk from the inn.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Lavender Inn by the Sea has been welcoming guests since 17 Mar 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast info

American, Breakfast to go

Free private parking available on-site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Lavender Inn by the Sea

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • West Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    450 yards from property
  • East Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    800 yards from property
  • Leadbetter Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    900 yards from property
  • One Thousand Steps Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1.4 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you have a swimming pool that is open and is it heated
    We do have a swinging pool and it is heated, the hours are from 9:00am to 9:00pm
    Answered on 10 July 2021
  • Do you accept AAA for discounts at your hotel
    Yes we accept AAA, these rates are for booking direct.
    Answered on 13 August 2022
  • Do you have rooms with balcony or patio in front of the room?
    Greetings, Thank you for your interest in staying at the Lavender Inn. Each of our guestrooms have a walkway at the front door, however, we also have...
    Answered on 9 March 2020
  • Do you provide pool towels?
    Thank you for your interest in visiting the Lavender Inn. You will be pleased to know that we do provide pool towels for our guests to use on our pro...
    Answered on 27 February 2020
  • Can we get a futon mattress in our room? Because we have to accommodate, sleeping for 5
    Hello, we do have futon pads that we can add to your room. Can you please reply back with your name and day your are coming in. Thank you.
    Answered on 2 June 2020
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
Facilities of Lavender Inn by the Sea
  • Beach
  • Cycling Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Russian

House rules Lavender Inn by the Sea takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Lavender Inn by the Sea accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Lavender Inn by the Sea

  • Guests staying at Lavender Inn by the Sea can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • Breakfast to go

  • Lavender Inn by the Sea is 1 miles from the centre of Santa Barbara.

  • The prices at Lavender Inn by the Sea may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Lavender Inn by the Sea is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Lavender Inn by the Sea include:

    • Double
    • Family

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Lavender Inn by the Sea by:

    • Car 2h

  • Yes, Lavender Inn by the Sea is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Lavender Inn by the Sea offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Beach
    • Swimming Pool

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Lavender Inn by the Sea on this page.

  • The nearest beach is just 500 yards from Lavender Inn by the Sea.