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    ForFriends Inn

    1121 Edison St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9651
    (805) 693-0303
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
    Traveller (52)
    Room & Suite (33)
    Dining (10)
    • Excellent95%
    • Very good2%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “jim and debbie” (57 reviews)
    “wine tasting” (39 reviews)
    “popovers” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 11 January 2016

    Great little pace with just a few unique, individual rooms, almost cottage like, on the property. The owners are exceptionally nice and the evenings wine and cheese and music was an excellent way to start our first evening there. Breakfast was more than ample and...More

    Thank Frickerman
    Response from ForFriendsInn, Owner at ForFriends InnResponded 2 February 2016

    Thank you so much for this fantastic 5-star review! We love that you expressed how ForFriends Inn is in town and walking distance to so many wonderful restaurants. It wonderful to be able to just leaving your car keys in the room and stroll through...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2016

    Jim & Debbie were amazing hosts. Our room was beautifully rustic and Debbie's Rosemary Popovers were to die for! I even looked up the recipe and have been trying to make them at home but haven't come close. I'm looking forward to coming back and...More

    Thank kkoury930
    Response from ForFriendsInn, Owner at ForFriends InnResponded 2 February 2016

    Thanks a million for your wonderful 5-star review. And thanks SO much for writing about Debbie's legendary rosemary popovers. We have many, many guests who come back just to enjoy them. Truthfully, the more folks who come and enjoy her delicious popovers the fewer there...More

    Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

    Our first visit, but surely not our last. We just love being taken care of while on vacation And we're certainly not disappointed with ForFriends. The music during happy hour and getting to know the other guests is so much fun. This is what a...More

    Thank Vin0Vin0
    Response from ForFriendsInn, Owner at ForFriends InnResponded 5 January 2016

    Thanks so, so much for this wonderful 5-Star review. We love how you've suggested that "this is how a B&B experience is supposed to be." We think so too and LOVE being able to meet such kind and interesting folks as you two. It's a...More

    Reviewed 14 October 2015

    This place continues as the ultimate B and B in the Santa Ynez Valley. Beautifully appointed rooms (my personal favorite is the Consilience room, but the others I've stayed in are well done as well.) this is probably my fourth or fifth stay and it...More

    Thank Marcie E
    Response from ForFriendsInn, Owner at ForFriends InnResponded 15 October 2015

    Hi Marcie, Thanks SO much for your sweet 5-star review. What can we say about your visits that we've not told you in person? You are the reason we keep doing what we do. Thank YOU for making us smile and happy and warm inside....More

    Reviewed 10 October 2015

    My husband and I stayed at the ForFriends Inn for his birthday this year. We had not been to SY before and he found this place. What a find! The Inn was not only charming in decor, it was super clean, the food was amazing...More

    Thank sallypicc
    Response from ForFriendsInn, Owner at ForFriends InnResponded 15 October 2015

    Hi Sally, Gee whiz, thanks for writing this super great 5-star review. Sounds like you enjoyed the cozy and private Carmichael Cottage. Everyone LOVES that room. Thanks for the nice note about Debbie's "amazing" food. She's a wizard in the kitchen and LOVES making her...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • US$213 - US$438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    18 June 2017|
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    Response from ForFriendsInn | Property representative |
    Good morning. Yes, we do have extra beds available. An extra bed can be placed only in certain rooms, however, due to size. Rooms that will accommodate a roll-away are Demetria and Artiste. On the other hand, guests that... More
    2 May 2017|
    Response from ForFriendsInn | Property representative |
    Good morning. Yes, we do accept service dogs. Please know, however, that our inn can be quite crowded, especially on weekends. Our hope is that it would not make for an uncomfortable environment for the dog. We hope to... More
    12 January 2017|
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    Response from ForFriendsInn | Property representative |
    Hello. We love pets, but unfortunately, we do not allow them at the inn. Best, Dave, Owner, ForFriends Inn
    Room Tips
    "sleeping in the cottage with the windows open means hearing the air conditioner for the main house - our only..."
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    "Book early and select one of the rooms that suits your taste to make your stay even more memorable."
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    "Not for families. Its an adult experience."
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    "Most rooms have a little balcony and a fireplace (electric); all rooms are large, comfortable and beautifully..."
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