“Historic, Eclectic inn in Santa Paula!”
The Glen Tavern Inn was built in 1911 and designed by famed architects Hunt & Burns. The Inn is known for its colorful history. We look forward to your stay! Discover a unique blend of rustic charm and sleek sophistication at the historic Glen Tavern Inn in Ventura County, California. Built in the days of grand hotels, the Tudor-Craftsman style-landmark in Santa Paula, California offers guests an ambiance both cozy and tony. Whether you seek a romantic or family getaway, or just peace and quiet, we invite you to make it your destination. Set in the Old Town District of Santa Paula the Inn is walking distance to numerous local shops and attractions, and minutes to the Santa Paula Airport. The quaint City of Santa Paula, California, in Ventura County is located 12 miles from Ventura beaches and a short ride to the Ojai Valley in Santa Barbara. The Inn was built in 1911 when Santa Paula was a booming oil town. Its stately design is the work of architects Burns and Hunt, a firm renowned for their monumental properties throughout costal California. Now a Federal landmark the Inn has lived to tell of the colorful eras and antics spanned by its near 100 year history. True to its Wild West beginnings, the hotel’s 3rd floor once operated as a gambling parlor and house of ill-repute. During Prohibition, a speakeasy was added to these dubious diversions. In Hollywood’s early hey-day the town was a favorite big studio filming location. Stars including John Wayne, Carol Lombard, Harry Houdini and Steve McQueen enjoyed the gracious accommodations – and the bar. There is a variety of ghostly activity reported at the Glen Tavern Inn. People claim to see full body apparitions, a ghost who likes to play the piano and assorted poltergeist activity that occurs. Some guests report that there belongings have been knocked off their dressers by unseen “presences”. If you are looking for a haunted room, your best bet might be room 307.
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