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The Secret Garden Inn

Secluded behind high hedges, hidden pathways, and romantic gardens in Santa Barbara, lies the Secret Garden Inn and Cottages. Originally built for a large family in 1905, then renovated and opened as the Blue Quail in 1980, it is now owned and run by Dominique Hannaux. Many fine restaurants, shops, and sights of beautiful Santa Barbara are just a short stroll or a quick bike ride from the Inn. Enjoy Santa Barbara's Mediterranean climate while indulging in a leisurely breakfast in bed, in the privacy of your Garden Patio, or beneath the lacey intertwined branches of the persimmon and avocado tree. Pamper your body and refresh your spirit with our spa services, perhaps with a massage given by one of our licensed and certified massage therapists.

What we offer:

Step into the quiet and relaxing atmosphere of the Secret Garden Inn and Cottages. Stay in a main house guestroom, a cottage room or suite with or without private hot tub, or our completely private house.

Surrounded by the Inn's gardens, all of our accommodations are romantic, peaceful and restful.

Enjoy the delicious Buffet Breakfast which includes: Dominique's French recipe quiches, fresh-baked scones, muffins, sweet breads, special fruit dish, coffee, hot tea and juices.

As always, rates include full gourmet breakfast, wine, cheese and hors d'oeuvres at 5 pm, brownies and hot cider at night

All our rooms have a TV-DVD, a private bath and shower and a hairdryer.