The Lavender Inn Blog

Papa Lennon’s Pizzeria

Papa Lennon’s Pizzeria

Located less than ten minutes from the Lavender Inn lies one of many gems for restaurants that the city of Ojai has to offer. With a wide menu, ranging from delightful soups and salads to pizza and pastas, this family-owned pizzeria has a variety of quality food...

Massage Al Fresco

Massage Al Fresco

Add to your getaway by indulging in our newly remodeled Al Fresco Massage Gazebo. For those staying in the main house, we’ve created a zen-type atmosphere for a single or couples massage in the fresh air gazebo in the corner of our gardens. The gazebo is enclosed with...

Don’t Postpone Love!

Don’t Postpone Love!

While the pandemic may still be ongoing, make no mistake about it, love is still in the air. Love is not cancelled!   Engagement season is here and Covid will not stop us from helping you plan the wedding of your dreams!  Feel free to come visit us for a socially...

Things To Do In Ojai Summer 2020

Things To Do In Ojai Summer 2020

Hike Cozy Dell Trail This is a moderate difficult trail. It starts at the west end at Hwy 33 with a moderately steep, switchback climb for about 0.8 miles. The trail here has lots of shade from oak trees. From the top of the climb, the trail becomes gently rolling,...

Come Escape the Crowds!

Come Escape the Crowds!

We believe strongly that B&Bs, Inns, and small boutique lodging will be on the leading edge of the post-Coronavirus recovery in travel. Lavender Inn offers safety, convenience, and a warm, welcome environment. We have taken every recommended sanitizing precaution...

Love Is Not Cancelled!

Love Is Not Cancelled!

We are sending love to our brides and grooms who had to postpone your wedding at our inn or elsewhere. If you are home dreaming about your wedding, we are available for questions, a social distance tour, or a virtual tour. We want to make your dreams come true!Beth...

Swimming Hole!

Swimming Hole!

While you are in Ojai, you must check out the Ventura River Preserve. Pack a picnic, bring some chairs and towels, and relax in or next to the water. It's rare that this place has this much water this time of year, so take advantage of it!

#MarriedLane

#MarriedLane

Victoria Paula and Noah Lane tied the knot on November 18, 2017. This was by far one of the most beautiful, fun and unique weddings we've ever held here at the Inn. Like any fantastic event, you had to be there. But we think these gorgeous photos by Kelly Segre and...

About

About

A Little Bit About the Inn Originally built in 1874, The Lavender Inn was Ojai’s first schoolhouse. Over the years, it has transitioned from a community center to Ojai Manor Hotel and most recently, Moon’s Nest Inn. The Lavender Inn was renamed to reflect the...

Caramalized Amaretto French Toast

Caramalized Amaretto French Toast

If you've stayed at Lavender Inn, you know we don't mess around with our breakfasts. This dish is pretty easy to make AND you can do all the prep the night before, which makes us very very happy. Ingredients Servings: 8-12French Toast: *1 sticks sweet cream butter...