Santa Ynez, CA 

ForFriends Inn

 
1121 Edison Street
Santa Ynez, CA 93460 US

(805)693-0303
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Rates: $200 to $350
Total Rooms: 8
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (5 reviews)

Description

Make new friends where wine meets west in Santa Barbara Wine Country. ForFriends Inn is where you enjoy wine and good food with happy, fun people every day. This inn has been described as being similar in features and warmth to the friendly B&Bs commonly found in the Midwest and New England. There are a total of eight luxurious guest rooms with six located in the main house and two in private buildings adjacent an inviting wine garden. Enjoy outdoor romance with a private balcony or patio. Each room has an immaculate, master bath with a jacuzzi tub or a walk-in shower for two. Spend a unique getaway in the two-floor water tower suite or snuggle in complete privacy in the cozy cottage. Each day begins with a delectable, homemade 3-course breakfast followed by an afternoon wine and hors-d'oeuvres hour. Don't forget to enjoy homemade cookies and sweet wines on your way to bed. Located in town, it's an easy walk or short drive to over 100 tasting rooms. Enjoy a memorable meal at the Brothers Red Barn or SY Kitchen, both a short walk from the inn - or at several other renown restaurants. As an added bonus, each guest also receives the Friendship Pass offering over $300 in complementary and 2-for-1 tastings at 45+ local wineries and complimentary appetizers or desserts at several nearby restaurants. At ForFriends Inn, you Arrive as Guests and Leave as Friends.Publicity and Awards: Voted 'Favorite Place to Stay' in 'Wine Flights; A Wine Enthusiast's Guide to Wineries, inns, and Restaurants by Small Airports' book by Jerry & Nina Jackson, published 2018, Exteriors and interior of main house used as stand-in for Napa restaurant in first two seasons of Mom on CBS.Location: Country, Mountains and We are situated in heart of Santa Barbara County Wine Country.

Room Detail

Artiste Suite
The largest single room at ForFriends Inn, Artiste is situated on the first floor with a private entrance and porch. The room features a super comfy king bed that beckons you after a memorable day enjoying Santa Barbara Wine Country. Hammered tin tiles handsomely frame the fully automated working iron stove — simply push a button and you’ll enjoy a romantic fire while relaxing and enjoying the super large flatscreen TV. A separate thermostat controls the AC and heat. Step into the cheery, bright bathroom and marvel at its gleaming tile work and huge walk-in shower. Accommodates up to three adults with added inflatable bed. Free wifi/internet access in the room and throughout the property. Amenities: California king-sized bed Master bath Walk-in shower Private entrance Hair dryer Hearth Stove Premium amenities Premium linens Pillow menu Sitting Area Writing desk AC Free Wi-Fi HiDef TV
Rates: $225 - $350
Type of bed: King

 
Sunstone Tower Suite
Sunstone Tower is a two-story suite is nestled in the back of the property, next to the Wine Garden. It is decorated with timbers of the Great Pacific Northwest with a theme reminiscent of the California Gold Rush era. Flip on the remote controlled climate system for heat or AC and enjoy the coziness of a king-sized bed beside a river rock fireplace and HD TV. Adjacent is a large bathroom with beautiful tile work and featuring a spacious glass-enclosed shower. The second floor offers beautiful views of the grounds and mountains and features a queen sized bed, rustic wet bar/eating area, HD TV, refrigerator, rocking chairs, and game table. A private patio and and the garden provide many opportunities for relaxation. Accommodates up to four people. Free wifi/internet access. Amenities: 2 room suite California king-sized bed Queen bed Master bath Walk-in shower Wet bar & refer Private balcony Premium amenities Premium linens Pillow menu Sitting Area Writing desk AC Free Wi-Fi HiDef TV
Rates: $225 - $350
Type of bed: King

 
Kalyra Cottage
The Cottage is a cozy cottage that's nestled away on the property and offers you total privacy. Designed in the style of a Master Ranch Hand’s living quarters, you’ll enjoy a comfy, deluxe king bed with elegantly designed, wrought iron frame. Flip on the remote controlled AC/heater to warm on a chilly night or cool off after a warm day exploring Santa Barbara Wine Country. Or if you prefer more intimate climate and lighting, switch on the automated Amish fireplace and enjoy the flatscreen TV. Finally, refresh yourself in the full bathroom, complete with a large, soothing walk-in shower. Free wifi/internet access in the room and throughout the property. Amenities: California king-sized bed Bathroom with shower Private porch Hair dryer Amish stove Premium amenities Premium linens Pillow menu Sitting Area AC Free Wi-Fi Private entrance HiDef TV
Rates: $200 - $300
Type of bed: King

 
Terecero
Tercero, our newest room, is located on the lower level of the Inn with a private entrance. Thanks to its corner location, Tercero is bathed in tons of natural light. Inside, you will find a handcrafted wrought iron king size bed, a seating area, a gas fireplace surrounded by California river rock, and forced air A/C. The bathroom is bathed in luxury Carrara marble and includes an enclosed walk-in shower suitable for two. Here you'll find free wifi/internet access in the room and throughout the property. Amenities: California king-sized bed Carrara Marble master bath Walk-in shower Private entrance Hair dryer River rock fireplace Premium amenities Premium linens Pillow menu Sitting Area AC Free Wi-Fi Corner exposure HiDef TV
Rates: $215 - $325
Type of bed: King

 
Demetria Suite
Our most popular room, Demetria is fashioned in a Victorian elegance-meets-Craftsman simplicity decor. Room amenities include a super comfy king-sized bed, an ornate cast iron fireplace that operates with the flip of switch, a large private balcony with town and mountain views, a HD flatscreen TV, antique furnishings, AC, and a bathroom featuring a large soaking tub for two and a separate walk-in shower. Free wifi/internet access in the room and throughout the property. Amenities: California king-sized bed Master bath Walk-in shower Jacuzzi tub Private balcony Upstairs in main house Hair dryer Hearth Stove Premium amenities Premium linens Pillow menu Sitting Area AC Free Wi-Fi HiDef TV
Rates: $225 - $350
Type of bed: King

 
Imagine Suite
Exquisite amenities, inside and out: Imagine features a super comfy king-sized bed with an impressive wrought iron frame. After a wonderful day in the Santa Ynez Valley, relax in two wing back chairs, or check your emails at the writing desk. A large river rock fireplace comes ablaze at the push of a button. Watch your favorite shows on the large flat-screen HD television or relax on your large private balcony with panoramic views of the property, town and nearby mountain ranges. There is AC and the luxurious bathroom features marble floors and a shower with a soothing Jacuzzi tub. Free wifi/internet access in the room and throughout the property. Amenities: California king-sized bed Master bath Jacuzzi tub with shower Private oversized balcony Upstairs in main house Hair dryer River rock fireplace Premium amenities Premium linens Pillow menu Sitting Area AC Free Wi-Fi HiDef TV
Rates: $225 - $350
Type of bed: King

 
Buttonwood Suite
Bright, airy and quiet, Buttonwood is fashioned in the style of a Santa Ynez horse ranch. The spacious room is decorated in gorgeous knotty pine and gingham wall coverings with distressed oak plank flooring and features a custom designed king size bed and a comfy leather love seat in front of a working Franklin stove fireplace. Enjoy AC, a flatscreen HD TV, a private balcony with spectacular mountain views and the relaxation of a Jacuzzi tub/shower combo. Free wifi/internet access in the room and throughout the property. Amenities: California king-sized bed Master bath Jacuzzi tub with shower Private balcony Upstairs in main house Hair dryer Hearth Stove Premium amenities Premium linens Pillow menu Sitting Area AC Free Wi-Fi HiDef TV
Rates: $225 - $350
Type of bed: King

 
Syrah
Situated on the lower level of the Inn with a private entrance, our Syrah room features a handcrafted wrought iron king size bed, flatscreen television, AC, a seating area in a bay window setting, a cast iron gas fireplace that works by the flip of a switch, and an exquisite bathroom with a super-large glass enclosed shower for two. The front door connects the room to a secluded area of the wraparound porch where you can enjoy a comfy glider love seat for two. ADA compliant. Free wifi/internet access in the room and throughout the property. Amenities: California king-sized bed Master bath with walk-in shower Private entrance Hair dryer Hearth Stove Premium amenities Premium linens Pillow menu Sitting Area AC Free Wi-Fi HiDef TV ADA compliant
Rates: $215 - $325
Type of bed: King

 


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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $200 to $350
Payment types accepted include Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover and No checks.
Rooms: This property has 8 total guest accommodations with private bath, 3 with hot tubs, 3 with whirlpools, 5 total suites, including 1 two-bedroom suite, 2 cottages and 2 cabins.
The types of beds available include King.

Policies

Minimum Stay Requirements: We do require multi-night stays during certain times of the year. Weekends, Holidays and special events generally have multiple night stay requirements. Nonetheless, please call or check our availability online, since one-night stays are occasionally available.
Cancellation: Cancelations: As a small inn dealing almost exclusively with advance reservations, date changes and cancelations affect us significantly - especially those made during special events and holidays. If you find it necessary to cancel, please call by 3:00 p.m. fourteen (14) days before your scheduled arrival date and your credit card will be refunded your deposit less a $35 service charge and credit card transaction fees. If canceling after 3:00 p.m. within fourteen (14) days of your stay, the remainder of your balance is collected and the room nights will be opened for rebooking. A shortening or postponement of your stay is also deemed as a cancelation. Note: Single room reservations of six nights or longer should refer to the Groups/Extended Stays policy. Groups/Extended Stays/Vacation Rentals: Reservations requiring six or more room nights - whether booked as a whole group or individually - have a 30-day cancelation policy and require a fifty percent (50%) deposit upon booking. The remainder of the balance will be collected 30 days prior to check-in. If canceling before 3:00 p.m 30 days prior to the check-in date, 25% of the deposit will be retained. If canceling after the balance has been collected, the room nights will be opened for rebooking. If the entire inn is rebooked for the same amount of time as your stay, you will be refunded monies received for any new reservation(s), less a $200 service fee. A shortening of your stay is also deemed as a cancelation.
Pets: No pets allowed.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Snacks/Refreshments, Hors d'oeuvres, Breakfast, Wine, Room includes a three-course breakfast complete with homemade granola, breads, coffees, teas and specialty hot dish.
Types of meals: Catering Service, Restaurant off Premises, Snacks/Refreshments, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Hors d'oeuvres, Picnic Lunches, Early Coffee/Tea, Vegetarian Breakfast, Wine, Daily wine, hors d'oeuvres hour with fresh hors d'oeuvres, an array of Santa Barbara County and estate wines.
Amenities In Room: Television, Iron/Ironing Board, Coffeemaker, Fireplace, Refrigerator, Heating, Hair Dryer, Bathrobes, Cable TV, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, Wireless Internet Access, All rooms have balconies with view, all rooms are oversized with large bathrooms and seating areas.
Amenities On Site: Free parking on premise, Hot Tub/Jetted Tub, Gift Shop, Suitable for Events, Handicap Access, Tesla charging station, Wine Garden, Floral Gardens, Gazebo and Wraparound front porch.
Business Traveler Amenities: Iron/Ironing Board, Television, Desk, Internet Access, Gym Nearby, Modem Connection, Hair Dryer, Wireless Internet Access, Conference room with full AV/presentation supplies, support, breakouts areas, meals and snacks/refreshments.
Languages Spoken: Spanish

Activities

Events Hosted: Meetings, Romantic Getaways, Honeymoons, Family Reunions, Seminars and Weddings.
Other Activities: Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Wineries, Antiquing, 7 minutes to Solvang, 7 minutes to Los Olivos, 15 minutes to Buellton, 20 minutes to Santa Rita Hills, 45 minutes to Santa Barbara and Near to county Park at Cachuma Lake.

Historic Interest

ForFriends Inn is perfectly situated in Santa Ynez, a village founded in 1882 and considered to be the 'Gateway to the Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Barbara Wine Country'. Guests will immediately notice and enjoy the period facades, sprawling ranches, and rural aspect of our historic valley.

Romantic Interest

Beautiful rooms with fireplaces, Jacuzzis and balconies with views of the mountains. Cozy grounds with floral garden and gazebo.