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ForFriends Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Thousand Oaks, CA
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I arrived on Sunday, May 21 for our 2 night stay and first went to lunch while our room was being readied. Unfortunately, we were told after our lunch that our room was not in the condition that they wanted due to prior guests so the Inn did not want us to stay there. Instead, we were...

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ForFriendsInn, Owner at ForFriends Inn, responded to this review

Rick and Sally, Thank you for the wonderful review! It was great to have you two at the inn and to hear how much you enjoyed the Santa Ynez Valley. It truly is a wonderful area. Also, thank you for your understanding about your original room. As you mentioned, although we can't always control events that may take a room...

Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just can't say enough good about this Inn. It is an amazing B & B! The staff are wonderful. They are extremely friendly and thoughtful to details. The breakfast was wonderful. Our room was pure luxury. The location of this Inn is great, close to some many amazing wineries.

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ForFriendsInn, Owner at ForFriends Inn, responded to this review

Starlet, Thank you for allowing us to share our wonderful inn with you and Mike. We loved hearing about your travels as part of your blog, Our Suitcase Adventures - great stories, great pics, great people that you've met along the way. We are proud to have been a part of your adventures! See you the next time you are...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't help but relax and enjoy this place, staff are welcoming and you feel you are at home. Great place great setting, be coming back many times. Perfect location for visiting the tasting room or vineyards

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ForFriendsInn, Owner at ForFriends Inn, responded to this review

Andrew, Thank you for the kind words. We agree - this is the perfect location for enjoying wine country. We're glad you got such good mileage from our Friendship Pass. It is fun to share our favorite tasting rooms, vineyards, and wine country experiences with our guests. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are in wine...

Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 8 March 2017

For my husband and me, Santa Ynez (Central Coast) is one of our favorite places to visit; and ForFriends Inn is that magic ingredient that makes a favorite place a wonderful place. We've been coming to ForFriends for years and have celebrated birthdays, anniversaries, and just plain love and life. I can't imagine visiting this area without staying at ForFriends....

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ForFriendsInn, Owner at ForFriends Inn, responded to this review

Susie and David, It was such a pleasure having you to the inn. Thank you so much for your kind words about the inn and the area. We are lucky to be so close to the LA Metro and San Francisco Metro areas - just a few of hours drive time from everywhere, but once you arrive here, it's so...

San Clemente, California
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We stayed here a couple of nights for our first wine tasting in this region. We were in the Sunstone Tower and our friends were in Buttonwood. All of the rooms are unique, well-equipped, and beautifully decorated, but we especially like the upper room with kitchenette in the tower. Happy hour was the best part of the day at the...

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ForFriendsInn, Owner at ForFriends Inn, responded to this review

Steve, Thank you for such kind words. And you've touched on all of the highlights of our inn and its wonderful location in the Santa Ynez Valley - great rooms, great wineries, great restaurants, and above all else, great people! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you in wine country again soon. Dave Pollock...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We loved this inn!!! The owners are lovely and go out of their way to make your visit so warm and inviting. We stayed in the Consilience room with a cute gas fireplace and huge shower! The breakfast is delicious and the location is so close to great wineries and restaurants. We stay at a lot of major hotel chains...

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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The owners of Forfriends Inn were some of the nicest people I have ever met.It was my wifes and mine first time to Santa Ynez and my first time ever wine tasting. Jim and Debbie really gave us great advise on which wineries to visit. They also gave us discount card to get 2 for 1 tastings and other freebies...

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California
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a really special B&B, unlike any we've stayed at before. Jim and Debbie are really outstanding hosts, who do everything possible to make guests feel at home. The happy hour is filled with wine, conversation and music (led by Jim, but with excellent assists from Debbie), the breakfasts are homemade and delicious, and, most of all, the congenial...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We were in Santa Ynez to have a weekend getaway and enjoy some wine tasting. We had seen the review for the inn and decided to give it a try. The owners were warm and friendly and the breakfast was delicious . I have to admit we were a bit surprised by the motif in our room--if you like rustic...

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ForFriendsInn, Owner at ForFriends Inn, responded to this review

Hi Stacey, Thanks for your review of our little inn. And thanks for recommending folks look at the awesome photos of each room we have on TripAdvisor and our Web site. We do have two rooms with Western decor that pays homage to the many, many ranches here in the Santa Ynez Valley, including the VERY popular Buttonwood room you...

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great little bed and breakfast. Has a nice wine and cheese afternoon snack. Breakfast was very delicious. Quiet and quaint rooms. Great location; walked to town for dinner. And secure parking! Close to wineries.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in downtown Santa Ynez, CA, in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country: Minutes from Solvang, Los Olivos and all the wonderful wineries. ForFriends Inn is a luxurious eight-room B&B where you arrive as guests and leave as friends. Your stay includes:• Daily three-course breakfast• Daily Happy Hour with wine, hors d'oeurves and socializing, and our Friendship Pass with over $300 in complementary wine tasting and local restaurant discounts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about ForFriends Inn

Address: 1121 Edison St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9651
Region: United States > California > Santa Ynez
Price Range: £198 - £340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ForFriends Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Most rooms have a little balcony and a fireplace (electric); all rooms are large, comfortable and beautifully decorated.”
SuzQTravels, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Each room is unique - be sure to look at the website photos to choose your room”
SteveFromSC, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check out each room on the website to see which one you would like”
StaceyAN, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Dementia has a wonderful porch.”
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“I would recommend spending the few extra bucks for an upgrade to Room #1 - really nice - very spacious and that has a Victorian feel to it.”
johnniej25, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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