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1121 Edison St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460, USA


#1 Rated Inn located in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country

Wine meets West in Santa Ynez, the gateway to Santa Barbara Wine Country. ForFriends is a manor consisting of a large California Craftsman Inn along with 6 Craftsman style bungalows, an iconic Central California water tower, gardens, and courtyards.  Rated #1 in the Santa Ynez Valley, ForFriends has created the perfect setting for groups of up to 30 who wish to gather for company off-site meetings, reunions of family and friends, intimate vow renewals, and micro weddings.

Company teams may choose from two primary meeting spaces – Great Meeting Room & Bungalow Meeting Room with ample choices for smaller breakout spaces.  Catered dinners, lunches, and special events may be hosted on our spacious wrap-around front porch or our idyllic wine garden.  If a memorable dinner including a traditional long trellis table under romantic market lighting is in order, our 100’x25’ main street offers the ideal setting.

Thirty years of corporate off-site experience informs the packages offered to teams hosted by ForFriends.  Here, meeting planners will find all of the amenities and support of the large properties with all of the warmth and embrace of a professional inn.

If a gathering of close friends is in order, ForFriends features 14 guest rooms and a full staff to make everyone feel at home.  Our goal is to make very guest feel as if they are ‘wine country insiders’.

Whatever the reason for coming together, ForFriends will help design and coordinate a unique, memorable, and fulfilling gathering using our intimate knowledge of the area along with ample contacts within wineries, restaurants, shopping districts, attractions, and outdoor activities.  See you in wine country.

Perfect for company off-site meetings and other gatherings of 5-30 people

Property Features:

  • Wrap-around porch of California Craftsman Style architecture complete with rocking chairs & bistro tables
  • Spacious, relaxing garden with photogenic water tower
  • Ample meeting and breakout spaces
  • Full array of meeting technologies including Tech Support
  • Professional service staff
  • Overnight accommodations
  • Walk to downtown Santa Ynez, restaurants, shops, and tasting rooms incluing the famous Maverick Saloon
  • Short drive to Solvang, Los Olivos, and Santa Rita Hills

Photography: All photo rights owned by ForFriends

RATE: $8,000 – $30,000 / CAPACITY: 30 / WEBSITE: forfriendsinn.com
*rate varies on guest count, duration of stay, and agenda

Special Note: Guests are required to rent some or all of 14 rooms for the evening in order to hold an event Sunday – Friday.  Two nights are required for a Saturday event.  Call venue for specific requirements.

  • City: Wine Country
  • State/county: Santa Barbara / California
  • Neighborhood: Wine Country
  • Country: United States