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What We Love

  • Santa Ynez Valley wines and appetizers and free full breakfasts served in the parlor daily
  • In-room minifridges to chill the Sauvignon Blancs and Viogniers you just nabbed
  • Most rooms have fireplaces, balconies or patios (some with fountains and outdoor furniture)

What To Know

  • The inn opened in 2001, was renovated in 2008 and is getting more updates this year
  • Not for Midcentury design fans; Victorian opulence abounds, from dark carved furnishings to Baroque chandeliers
  • Perfect for couples, not so much for families
  • READ MORE: 72 hours on Highway 1

Amenities

  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

Victorian elegance and decadent spa treatments amid the vines of Santa Barbara wine country

The Look

From crystal chandeliers to hallways lined with antique etchings of presidents and Victorian fashionistas, the two-story inn is a step back into the 19th century. Its English country house style includes overstuffed furnishings, brocade drapes, carved cornices, sconces, silk lampshades on crystal lamps, and high-ceilinged rooms. A portrait of the owner’s grandfather looms over the library fireplace, looking down approvingly over the scene.

Bed & Bath

Hop into a grand four-poster bed with a canopy and a hand-carved headboard, flick on the fireplace and snuggle in. All 20 rooms have a fireplaces and a patio or balcony. The sumptuous marble bathrooms are the piece de resistance: heated floors and vast showers with massage fixtures and heated shower benches — or maybe you’d rather enjoy a soak in the whirlpool tub.

Beyond

Breakfast is a bountiful and elegant affair in the fancy parlor. The full breakfast includes fresh juices, tea and coffee, a sideboard laden with scones, muffins, homemade granola, fruit and other pastries, and a menu of hot dishes like ham and gruyere crepes or fluffy French toast. It’s a great energizer for a day spent exploring the valley’s 70-plus wineries. When you return, a range of relaxing spa treatments are on offer, including a Native American-inspired sage and warm stone massage using locally grown sage.

How to Get There

Santa Ynez Inn, Luxury Boutique Hotel
3627 Sagunto Street
Santa Ynez, CA 93460 United States

Reviews

Our new favorite
SamJZMG

We had the best time ever. Such a wonderful and cozy place. 10 out of 10 score on everything. Highly recommended if you wanna get away from the loud city life. Jacuzzi and Steaming shower inside the room. Backyard as well. Customer service is top notch. We surely enjoyed every moment

BEST in the area
Kathy S

We are repeat offenders.. 13 years!!! We keep coming back to the Inn for a great little get away. The staff is amazing, The accommodations are lovely. The little extras go along way in an industry that has lost personal touches. Top notch...keep up the good work!

Great Getaway
DougCDC

Highly recommend the Santa Ynez Inn. It has big beautiful rooms - the ceilings are high and our room had extra sitting area with fireplace and balcony. They are decorated very nicely, including large beautiful bathrooms. All the extras- breakfasts, wine & cheese hour and the complimentary wine tasting passport to numerous wineries throughout Santa Ynez, make this place a wonderful Getaway.