If you're looking for a relaxing getaway on the central coast, you'll find none finer than Santa Ynez Inn. The luxurious inn delivers a unique hotel experience with sophisticated grace and warm hospitality nestled in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country. Enjoy a full gourmet breakfast in the morning and wine, hors d'oeuvres and late tea & cookies in the evening, all included in your stay. You can also unwind in the outdoor hot tub or relax with a spa treatment in our newly renovated spa.
Our location also makes us the perfect place to take advantage of all that Santa Barbara County has to offer - from vineyards to golf courses to cycling tours. Should you wish to arrange any dining reservations, transportation, tasting tours or find yourself in need of any recommendations, our wonderful, friendly staff will be more than happy to assist you.
Take the time to get away from it all. Join us at the Santa Ynez Inn for an unforgettable retreat, quiet weekend getaway, honeymoon or anniversary to a magical place that inspires romance and adventure.
- Minimum Stay Required: Weekends
- Pet Friendly: Limited
- Smoking Policy: Smoke-Free
- Family Friendly: No
- Inn Amenities Refine Search: Fitness Center, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Wine/Spirits available
Food & Wine
Awaken your appetite at the Santa Ynez Inn where you’ll enjoy a delicious, gourmet breakfast each morning. Guests sit down for breakfast in the parlor, replete with a glowing fireplace and artistically-appointed tables. Since the inn only serves breakfast to guests, the ambiance is always peaceful, intimate and quiet - perfect for comfortable meals and friendly conversation.
The charming village of Santa Ynez is a food and wine lover’s utopia. It features a diverse collection of fine dining restaurants, cafes, saloons, wineries and tasting rooms to please your palate. Whichever you choose, Santa Ynez Inn's 24- hour Concierge Service is happy to make reservations at any of the wonderful restaurants and wineries throughout the Valley.
Although the inn doesn't serve dinner, there is a complimentary Wine Hour with delicious hors d'oeuvres in the early evening. After dinner, sit by the fireplace and enjoy complimentary desserts with good company.
- Meals Offered: Breakfast
- Breakfast: Complimentary
- Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Communal
- Breakfast Service: Full
- Complimentary Breakfast: Yes
- Offered Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee/Tea, Complimentary Evening Hors d'oeuvres, Room Service
- Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine
- Special Diets Accommodated: Yes
- Restaurant on Premises: Open to the public
Rooms & Suites
Relax and rejuvenate in any one of Santa Ynez Inn's 20 beautifully-decorated guest rooms - choose from a Junior Suite, Deluxe Room or Classic Room. Each signature room is unique and includes plush beds, luxurious European linens, iron and ironing boards, complimentary Wi-Fi and in-room coffee and tea. Some of the suites feature a cozy fireplace as well as a balcony or patio that overlooks tranquil gardens and a flowing fountain. If you have any particular amenities you'd like to ensure your room has for your stay, please contact the front desk directly.
- Accommodations: Suites
- # Rooms: 20
- Beds: Double, Queen, King
- Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Antique Furnishings, Bathrobes, Featherbeds, Fireplaces, Hair dryers, Private Deck, Refrigerators, Rollaway Available, Telephones, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi, Alarm Clocks, Ironing Boards, Turndown Service, Laundry Service, Dry Cleaning
- Safes: In-Room, Front Desk
- Handicap Accessible: Full ADA
Whatever you desire in Santa Ynez, the inn's 24-hour concierge team is eager to assist you. Whether you wish to arrange a wine tasting, dinner reservations, glider rides, bicycle tours, a golf outing, or transportation, they are more than happy help you create the perfect vacation experience during your stay.
- Internet Services: Wireless
- Corporate Rates: Yes
- Front Desk/Security: Onsite, 24 hr
- Inn Amenities: Fitness Center , Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Services, Business Center, GLBT Friendly, Green/Enviromentally Friendly, Limited Spa Services, Dedicated Spa Facilities, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits available, Concierge Services
- Location Type: Small Town/Village
Weddings & Events
For a perfect wine country wedding, Santa Ynez Inn provides a luxurious experience for brides, grooms and all their guests. Winner of Trip Advisor’s prestigious Traveler’s Choice 2013 Award for "Top 25 Small Hotels in the USA," the inn specializes in boutique, elegant wedding celebrations. The venue can happily accommodate up to 100 guests for a wedding, and on-site catering can serve a plated dinner for up to 50 guests or a buffet for 25 to 100 guests.
Santa Ynez Inn features open, inviting spaces to host your special day. The expansive Coach House or lush garden area make for a beautiful backdrop to your "I do's" and the intimate library is the perfect setting for a groomsmen's toast or mimosas with your bridesmaids. However, whichever space you choose, thr inn offers the luxury of convenience - with guests staying at the location of the celebration, it eliminates the hassle of transportation to and from the venue.
From vendor recommendations to a well-tailored menu, Santa Ynez Inn's wedding experts are available to assist you in creating your perfect, unforgettable celebration!
- Weddings & Events Capacity: 50-99
- Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement
- Wedding Services & Amenities: Caterer
- Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor
Business Travel & Events
The award-winning, Four Diamond luxury Santa Ynez Inn offers top-quality service for every celebration. Whether it's for a social event or company conferences, there's a space to suit your style. For social events, dine and dance under the starry night, enjoy a sunny garden champagne brunch, sip wine in the intimate library, entertain guests in the spacious Coach House or have a seat for dinner in the parlor by a roaring fireplace. As for company conferences, the Coach House is also perfect for holding business meetings, and after employees have participated in team building exercises and training, they can relax in the on-site spa or take an outing to any of the world-class wineries nearby.
As always, Santa Ynez Inn's executive Chef can tailor catering packages to your liking for your special occasion or meeting. There's also a list of preferred vendors based on professionals who have been well-established in this industry and area, as well as being well-versed with the inn. The list is made available to clients in order to assist with planning an ideal event.
- Banquet Seating: 100
- Reception Seating: 100
- Max Capacity Outdoor: 250
- Max Capacity Theater: 150
- Max Capacity Classroom: 100
- Max Capacity Boardroom: 20
- Business Travel & Events Max Capacity: 120
- Total Rooms Sq Footage: 2000
- Total Meeting Rooms: 3
- Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor
- Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering
- Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social