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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Where are ForFriends Inn and Santa Ynez located?
We are located in Santa Ynez, CA – the gateway to Santa Barbara Wine Country. We are just 10 minutes from Solvang and Los Olivos, 15 minutes from Buellton and Los Alamos, and 20 minutes from the famous Santa Rita Hills wine country. We are also just 45 minutes from downtown Santa Barbara, 2 ½ hrs from Los Angeles and Long Beach, 3 ½ hrs from San Diego, and 5 hrs from San Francisco. Click on our address above to find our location on Google Maps.
Q. Do you accept pets or service animals
Q. Do you allow children?
Q. Do you have an Online Rate Guarantee?
Q. What do you require for a deposit?
Q. What is your Cancellation Policy?
Q. What time is check-in?
Check-in is officially 3:00-6:00. However, if arriving early, please do stop by the inn. If your room is ready, we’ll gladly check you in early. If not, you can still pickup your Friendship Pass so that you may enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting on us. If arriving after 6:00, we can arrange for a late check-in but require that these arrangements be made in advance. Please call us directly at (805) 693-0303 if you will be arriving at 6:00pm.
Q. What time is breakfast served?
Breakfast is served each morning in our dining room between 8:30-10:00. We ask that all try to be seated no later than 9:45. Bon appetit!
Q. What time are wine & hors d'oeuvres served?
Wine and hors d’oeuvres are served daily in either our dining room or wine garden between 4:30-5:30 on Sun-Thu and 5:00-6:00 on Fri & Sat. Please come ready to socialize and to enjoy good wine and fresh munchies. On weekends, there may also be informal live music being played. Musicians and singers are encouraged to participate.