Although there may be many
measures of what consititutes a good bed & breakfast inn for bicyclists,
we have followed the list provided by the California
Association of Bed and Breakfast Inns. They list many features of California
B&Bs, among which is "bike friendly" accommodation for bicyclists. You
should check with any prospective inn to make sure any special needs will
Phone numbers are area code 805.
The Mirabelle Inn in Solvang has secure bike storage.
The Old Yacht Club Inn has free beach cruisers for guests.
The gazabo at the Cheshire Cat Inn houses the spa in a garden setting.
The Eagle Inn also has bikes for guests.
Ballard & Solvang
Inn and Restaurant, 2436 Baseline Avenue, Ballard, phone 688-7770,
This comfortable inn is located in town of Ballard, just north of Solvang,
surrounded with vineyards, orchards and great cycling roads. It has 15
rooms and a restaurant. A full breakfast, plus afternoon wine and hors
d'oeuvres are included. Dinner
is also available at the four-diamond restaurant on the premises.
Inn and Restaurant, 409 First Street, Solvang, phone
688-1703, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
They offer secure bike storage at night. The inn has 10 rooms themed
after Hans Christian Andersen stories with antiques, fireplaces, featherbeds,
down duvets, and WiFi access. Included are full-cooked breakfast (often
with Danish ableskivers), wine with appetizers in the afternoon,
and tea and treats in the evening. Their adjacent restaurant
is available for dinner.
293 Alisal Road, Solvang, phone 688-4404, email them here.
The lodge is in downtown Solvang with 24 rooms surrounding a garden
area with a lily pool, free WiFi throughout. They will securely store
your bike at night. Great location for Sideways and
other Santa Ynez valley bike rides.
36 West Valerio Street, phone 569-1610. email email@example.com.
The inn has 18 rooms located in two Victorian houses, three cottages
and a coach house surrounded by flower gardens and spa. Rooms have
English antiques and an Alice in Wonderland atmosphere. Includes WiFi,
breakfast, and afternoon wine with cheese and hors d’oeuvres. Secure
bike storage overnight if you wish. A few blocks to State Street restaurants
and activities, and cycling in all directions.
Inn, 232 Natoma Avenue, phone 965-3586, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
They have beach cruiser bikes free for guests to use. They're located
two blocks from the beach and a short ride or walk to State Street
activities. They have 31 rooms including free WiFi, DVD players, use
of computers, breakfast.
Yacht Club Inn,
431 Corona Del Mar Drive, phone
962-1277, email email@example.com.
They have 14 rooms in a romantic building a block from East Beach.
Included are a gourmet breakfast and afternoon wine social, free use
of cruiser bicycles and beach chairs. Bike to the Stearns Wharf, the
bird refuge, the zoo, and downtown shops. Check out their breakfast
menu on their website.
House Inn, 121 East Arrellaga Street, phone
963-7067, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This exceptional inn is AAA's only five-diamond bed and breakfast
in North America. It has free bicycles for you, in-room WiFi, down
comforters, and a morning newspaper. They have cottages,
an historic carriage house and Victorian estate home. It is located
on an acre of gardens a short walk to Santa Barbara's historic downtown,
shops and restaurants. Featuring daily gourmet vegetarian breakfast,
wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres
buffet, and evening sweet buffet. Some rooms have fireplaces and private
White Jasmine Inn, 1327 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, phone
Three vintage cottages in a garden setting. Secure bicycle storage,
free WiFi, hot breakfast delivered to your room, and use of main
house parlor. Near
Santa Barbara's historic downtown, shops and restaurants.