Bike-friendly inns

Los Alamos

Skyview Motel, 9150 Highway 101, phone 344-3770, emaildstevens@theskyviewmotel.com. This motel has 32 “affordable, clean, comfortable” rooms. They especially welcome cyclists with suggested road and mountain bike routes, a bike wash area and clean rags. If you’re flying in, they will store shipped bikes until your arrival. Hilltop views, pool, continental breakfast.

Santa Barbara

Brisas del Mar, 223 Castillo Street, phone 966-2219, emailbrisas@sbhotels,com. This inn has 41 rooms, Spanish colonial architecture, free cruiser bikes for guests, continental breakfast, afternoon wine and cheese, cookies in the evening, heated pool, whirlpool, WiFi, and exercise room.

Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort. 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, phone 564-4333, email here. The largest hotel in Santa Barbara has 360 rooms set on 24 acres facing East Beach. Fitness center, four restaurants, pool, spa, room service, tennis courts. Summer rental of mountain bikes, beach cruisers and surreys.

Harbor House Inn, 104 Bath Street, phone 962-9745, emailinfo@harborhouseinn.com. This small 17-room inn has free beach cruisers for guests. It’s a block from the beach, and near restaurants and shopping. Small kitchens in each unit, a welcome breakfast basket.

Hotel Milo, 202 West Cabrillo Boulevard, phone 965-4577, emailinfo@hotelmilosantabarbara.com. This hotel faces West Beach, offers continental breakfast, WiFi, fitness center, pool, outdoor seating, free Giant brand cruiser bike use, secure bike storage, bike assembly and washing area. Easy walk or ride to restaurants, shopping, the marina, and Stearns Wharf.

Inn by the Harbor, 433 West Montecito Street, phone 963-7851, emailharbor@sbhotels.com. The inn has 42 rooms, free cruiser bikes, continental breakfast, afternoon tea, evening cookies, heated pool, WiFi, and a location near City College and the harbor.

Lavender Inn by the Sea, 206 Castillo Street, phone 963-4317, emaillavenderinnbythesea@sbhotels.com. Landscaped with lavender plants, this inn has 23 rooms, free beach cruisers, welcoming champaign, continental breakfast, afternoon wine and cheese, evening cookies, pool, whirlpool, and WiFi.

Marina Beach Motel, 21 Bath Street, phone 963-9311, emailinfo@marinabeachmotel.com. Bikes free for guests, including a tandem bike. Traditional motel near the beach, continental breakfast, WiFi.

Spanish Garden Inn, 915 Garden Street, phone 564-4700. This fine 23-room inn is located three blocks from downtown restaurants, shops, and nightlife. Secure guest bike storage. Each room come with WiFi, fireplace, patio or balcony, continental breakfast.

Montecito

Coast Village Inn, 1188 Coast Village Road, phone 969-3266, emailreservations@coastvillageinn.com. They offer cruiser bikes to their guests to use, and allow others to keep their own bicycles in their rooms. Continental breakfast, WiFi Internet.

Four Seasons Biltmore, 1260 Channel Drive, phone 969-2261, email here. This lushly-landscaped upscale resort is on the beach in Montecito. It offers its guests free cruser bikes, tennis courts, fitness room, pool, sauna, wired and WiFi Internet, down comforters, gift shop, restaurants, and more.

Montecito Inn, 1295 Coast Village Road, phone 969-7854, emailinfo@montecitoinn.com. Previously owned by Charlie Chaplin, this historic inn offers guests free use of beach cruisers and secure lockup of your bicycle at night. Inn also has exercise room, 24-hour coffee and tea, restaurant, pool, WiFi, TV/DVD in room with Charlie Chaplin DVDs to watch.