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Santa Ynez Inn
Santa Ynez, CaliforniaEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At Santa Ynez Inn
Explore the small-batch wineries of California's central coast from this gracious inn, accented by Tiffany lamps and four-poster beds.
Undiscovered Santa Ynez Valley, just 35 miles northwest from Santa Barbara, is a picturesque area known for its small-batch wineries and backcountry horseback riding trails. Among the oak trees, there's the Victorian-style Santa Ynez Inn, where 20 spacious rooms have four-poster beds, Tiffany lamps, and either a balcony or a patio that looks onto the inn's flower-filled grounds. Complimentary breakfast is an indulgent affair: travelers choose between lemon-ricotta pancakes and eggs Benedict before heading out on country roads for a wine tour, a round of golf, or a stop at the nearby 19th-century mission. After a day on your feet, you'll want one of the eight rooms with a whirlpool bathtub and steam shower; for those without, there are two spa treatment rooms.
The inn's concierge will arrange custom wine tours; add a driver for an extra $75 per hour.
Santa Ynez is the perfect spot from which to visit to famous locations from the film Sideways, including Buellton and Los Olivos.
Arrive at Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) which is approximately 32 miles from the Inn. Anticipate about 45 minutes of travel time. You may also opt to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) which is about 130 miles (2.5 hours) away.3627 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, California, United States
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Spa + Beauty Treatments
- Fitness Room
- Business Services
- Patios or Balconies
- Individually Designed
- Complimentary Wifi
- Flat-screen TVs
- En-suite Bathrooms
- Whirlpool Tubs
- Complimentary Breakfast
- Restaurant Adjacent
- Wine Tasting
- In-room Dining
- Max occupancy is 4 in both rooms
- Full gourmet breakfast
- Nightly wine and hors d'ouevres
- Evening desserts
Why We Love Santa Ynez
Santa Ynez, just 35 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, is a sleepy agricultural town with more than a hundred wineries.
Five-hour tours from $129, including lunch.
Where to Eat: The new restaurant in town is the Ranch & Reata Roadhouse, just a short walk from the inn. Try the grilled steaks or a Panini on freshly baked bread from nearby Baker's Table.
3569 Sagunto St.
Dinner for two $70.
Where to Drink: Tired of wine? Take a five-minute stroll to Dos Carlitos and try the agave nectar margarita. Be sure to grab a sunny spot on the patio.
3544 Sagunto St.
Drinks for two $25.
Where to Shop: Santa Ynez is full of charming boutiques and galleries, but don't miss Tumbleweeds, in the former Santa Ynez Feed & Milling Co., for home accessories and wine-themed souvenirs.
3532 Sagunto St.
Why Go Now
July 4, 2013
Fourth of July Parade Solvang
Don't forget to bring a flag to wave while watching the parade commencing at the Old Santa Inés Mission.
1760 Mission Drive, Solvang.
July 6, 2013
Foley Estates Pinot and BBQ
Attend a food pairing event a bit out-of-the-ordinary: Varieties of BBQ pork are matched with Foley Estates Pinot Noir.
Rancho Santa Rosa; 6121 E. Highway 246, Lompoc.
July 13, 2013
Los Olivos' 2nd Annual Bastille Day
Numerous Los Olivos wineries and Santa Ynez Chefs celebrate excellent wine and food adding a French flair. Music and entertainment round off the event. Coghlan Vineyard and Jewelers, 2366 Alamo Pintado Ave., Los Olivos