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Ojai Concierge

Ojai Concierge

So glad you are attending an event in Ojai (or considering attending an event in Ojai). On these pages you will find some services and resources to make your stay enjoyable.

  1. Directions
  2. Accommodations
  3. Markets
  4. Coffee Shops
  5. Hospitals
  6. Dining
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Directions to Ojai

Directions to Ojai

Ojai is located approximately 86 miles northwest of LAX and 15 miles inland from the coast. If you are driving from LAX, please keep in mind that rush-hour traffic can be very heavy driving north from Los Angeles from 3:30 P. M.–7 p. m. on weekdays. Traffic is also heavy on US-101 South in the Santa Barbara area and can be slow on Route 33 toward Ojai during rush hours.
 

Getting to Ojai from Airports

LAX  Los Angeles International Airport (86 miles)
BUR  Burbank Bob Hope Airport (70 miles)
SBA  Santa Barbara Airport (48 miles)


Door-to-Door Reservations

Shuttle Vans  $$

Roadrunner Shuttle
LAX, BUR, and SBA 
805.389.8196 or 800.247.7919

Prime Time Shuttle  iPhone app available
LAX and BUR 
800.733.8267

Super Shuttle  Mobile apps available
LAX and BUR 
1.800.258.3826 
cheaper for those traveling together

ShuttleWizard.com
LAX, BUR, and SBA
310.626.0067

Eco Limo / Rideshare / Taxi  $–$$$, $ when shared
After registering for an event, you'll have access to a rideshare Meetup group for the event (see your welcome letter for details).

Topa Topa Taxi
Around Ojai and door-to-door transportation to and from LAX, BUR, and SBA. Delivery service.
805.312.2288

Uber
Online network of drivers for inexpensive taxi service.
Mobile apps available.

Lyft
Online network of drivers for inexpensive taxi service.
Mobile apps available.

Car Rental
All major car rentals are available from LAX, BUR, and SBA.


Mass Transit

LAX Airporter Shuttle
Airporter Shuttle
Departs from LAX bus stop signs every 2 hrs.
$ Drop-off at Sheraton Hotel in Ventura Harbor. 805.650.6600

Reserve Taxi to Ojai (see Topa Topa Taxi above). $

BUR Train
Amtrak  
Runs directly from BUR to Ventura. $
Reserve Taxi to Ojai (see Topa Topa Taxi above). $


Driving Directions

Los Angeles
Ojai is approximately 86 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

From Los Angeles International Airport—LAX

  • Exit the airport onto W. Century Blvd. for 2 miles.
  • Take Route 405 North for 17 miles.
  • Exit Route 101 North / Ventura for 53 miles.
  • Exit Route 33 Ojai for 10 miles.
    Follow the “Route 33 to Ojai” directions below.*

86 miles total—approximately 1.5–2 hours

From Burbank Bob Hope Airport—BUR

  • Exit the airport. Turn right onto N. Hollywood Way for 3 miles.
  • Turn right onto W. Alameda Ave.
  • Immediately exit to Route 134 west for 2 miles.
  • Exit to Route 101 north toward Ventura for 60 miles.
  • Exit Route 33 Ojai for 10 miles.
    Follow the “Route 33 to Ojai” directions below.*

70 miles total—approximately 1.5 hours


Santa Barbara
Ojai is approximately 48 miles southeast of Santa Barbara.

From Santa Barbara Airport—SBA

  • Exit the airport.
  • Turn right onto Moffet Place which becomes Sandspit Road.
  • Merge onto Route 217 East/101 South. Follow for 2 miles.
  • Take Route 101 South toward Ventura and follow for 35 miles.
  • Exit Route 33 Ojai for 10 miles.
    Follow the “Route 33 to Ojai” directions below.*

48 miles total—approximately 1 hour


* Route 33 to Ojai

  • Take Route 33 Ojai for 10 miles.
  • After about 7 miles, the freeway changes into a two-lane road passing through Casitas Springs and Oak View.
  • Once in Ojai, bear right onto Route 150 East.
  • Follow for 1 mile.
  • At the first traffic light, take a right onto Country Club Drive.
  • Take your next right into the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa.
  • Follow for 1/4 mile to the primary parking area and reception.

 

The Center for The Work
213 North Montgomery Street
Ojai, CA 93023


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Accommodations

* Contact directly for BKI discounts on listed prices.

Blue Iguana Inn   $139–$489
11794 N. Ventura Ave.   805.646.5277
** 2.84 miles

Casa Ojai Inn    $130–$210
1302 E. Ojai Ave.   805.646.8175
**.88 miles

Chantico Inn    $109–$199
406 W. Ojai Ave.   805.646.8100
**.62 miles

Emerald Iguana Inn    $169–$359
108 Pauline St.   805.646.5277
**.57 miles

Hummingbird Inn   $100–$190
1208 E. Ojai Ave   805.646.4365
**.83 miles

* Lavender Inn    $135–$310
210 E. Matilija St.   805.646.6635
* Contact Beth 10% discount BKI rate
(Weekdays only)
**.19 miles

Oakridge Inn   $75–$239
708 N. Ventura Avenue, Oak View, CA   805.649.4018
**5.7 miles

Ojai Rancho Inn   $129–$239
615 West Ojai Ave.   805.646.1434
**.78 miles

* Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
905 Country Club Dr.   855.697.8780 or 805.646.1111
**.90 miles

Pepper Tree Retreat    w/breakfast $125–$185
1130 McAndrew Road   805.646.4773
retreat@kfa.org
**4,23 miles

* Su Nido Inn   $199–$429
301 N. Montgomery St.   805.646.7080
**.03 miles

* The Capri   $107–$180
1180 E. Ojai Ave.   805.646.4305
**.72 miles

The Ojai Retreat   w/breakfast $90–$3235
160 Besant Rd.   805.646.2536
info@ojairetreat.org
**4.6 miles

 

Markets

Farmer and the Cook
339 W. El Roblar Dr., Meiners Oaks   805.640.9608
Daily 8 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Ojai Farmers’ Market
300 E. Matilija St. Parking Lot   805.698.5555
Sun 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Rainbow Bridge
211 E. Matilija St.   805.646.4017
Daily 8 a.m.–9 p.m.

Raw Food World
406-E Bryant Circle   866.729.3438
Mon–Fri 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Westridge Midtown Market
131 W. Ojai Ave.   805.646.4082
Daily 7 a.m.–9 p.m.

Westridge Market
802 E. Ojai Ave.   805.646.2762
Daily 8 a.m.–8 p.m.


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Coffee Shops

Beacon Coffee
211 W. Ojai Ave.   805.248.7054
Daily 6 a.m.–6 p.m.

Coffee Connection
311 E. El Roblar Drive, Meiners Oaks   805.646.7821
Mon–Fri 6 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Sat & Sun 6 a.m.–1 p.m.

Java & Joe
323 E. Matilija St.   805.646.3138
Mon–Fri 6 a.m.–6 p.m., Sat & Sun 7 a.m.–6 p.m.

Ojai Cafe Emporium Bakery
108 S. Montgomery St.   805.646.2723
Daily 7 a.m.–3 p.m.

Ojai Coffee Roasting Co.
337 E. Ojai Ave.   805.646.4478
Mon–Sat 5:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Noso Vita
205 N. Signal St.   805.646.1540
Daily 7 a.m.–5 p.m.

Hospitals—Local Emergency/Urgent Care Facilities

Clinicas
1200 Maricopa Hwy.
805.640.8293
Mon–Fri 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Mon & Thu until 8 p.m., Closed Sat & Sun

Community Memorial Hospital
147 N. Brent St., Ventura
805.652.5011
24-hour Emergency room

Ojai Valley Community Hospital
1306 Maricopa Hwy.
805.646.1401
24-hour Emergency room

Ventura County Medical Center
3291 Loma Vista Rd., Ventura
805.652.6000
24-hour Emergency room

Dining —Some Restaurants in Town

Agave Maria's Mexican $$
106 S. Montgomery St.   805.646.6353
Mon–Fri 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Sat & Sun 8 a.m.–9 p.m

Azu Mediterranean / Tapas $$$
457 E. Ojai Ave.   805.640.7987
Daily 12–9 p.m.

Boccali's Homemade Italian $$
3277 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd.   805.646.6116
no CC  Mon–Tue 4–9 p.m. and Wed–Sun 12–9 p.m.

Bonnie Lu’s Diner $$–$$$
328 E. Ojai Ave.   805.646.0207
Daily 7 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Closed Wed

Exotic Thai Thai $$
849 E. Ojai Ave.   805.646.6618
11 a.m.–9 p.m., Sat & Sun 12 noon–9 p.m.

Farmer and The Cook Organic Mexican, salad bar, and more $$–$$$
339 W. El Roblar Dr, Meiners Oaks.   805.640.9608
Daily 8 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Harmonious Cafe paleo—vegan—vegetarian $$–$$$
224 E. Ojai Avenue   805.640.9260

Hakane Japanese / Sushi $$
967 E. Ojai Ave. 805.640.3070
Mon–Fri 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. & 5–9:30 p.m., Sat & Sun 11:30 a.m.–9:30 p.m.

Hip Vegan Cafe Organic food, juices, and more $–$$
928 E. Ojai Avenue   805.646.1750
Thu-Mon 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Jim & Rob’s Fresh Grill Mexican $–$$
214 W. Ojai Ave.   805.640.1301
Daily 8 a.m.–8:15 p.m.

Nocciola Italian $$$-$$$$
102 Rincon St. Ojai   805.640.1648
Tue–Thu 5:30–9 p.m., Fri & Sat 5:30–10 p.m.
Sun 5–8 p.m.

Noso Vita breakfast and lunch $$
205 N. Signal St.   805.646.5435
Daily 7 a.m.–3 p.m.

Ojai Café Emporium California cuisine $$
108 S. Montgomery St.   805.646.2723
Daily 7 a.m.–3 p.m.

Ojai Coffee Roasting Co. Mediterranean lunch $$
337 E. Ojai Ave.   805.646.4478
Food served daily 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Ojai Pizza Italian $$
331 E. Ojai Ave.   805.646.7878
Daily 11:00 a.m.–9 p.m., Fri & Sat 'til 10 p.m.

Ojai Tortilla House Hand-made tortillas $–$$
104 N. Signal St.   805.797.8675
Tue–Fri 11 a.m.–7 p.m., Sat 'til 5 p.m., Sun 'til 3 p.m.

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
Call: 805.646.5511 for reservations
Jimmy's Pub   Pub fare $$  11 a.m.–10 p.m.
Spa Cafe   Light fare $$
Pixie Pool   Sandwiches & salads + kids menu $$  11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Indigo Pool   Sandwiches & salads 1 $$ 1 a.m.–6 p.m.
The Oak   Outdoor, California cuisine $$–$$$ 6:30 a.m.–2 p.m., 5:30–9 p.m.
Olivella   California Italian $$$$ 6:30 a.m.–2 p.m., 5:30–9 p.m.
Libbey's   Takeout counter $–$$ 7 a.m.–9 p.m.

Osteria Monte Grappa Italian $$–$$$
242 E. Ojai Ave   805.640.6767
Daily 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m., 5:30–9 p.m., Fri & Sat 'til 9:30 p.m.

Papa Lennon’s Italian $–$$
515 W. El Roblar, Meiners Oaks    805.640.7388
Sun–Thu 11 a.m.–8:30 p.m. Fri & Sat 'til 9 p.m.

Rainbow Bridge Deli: breakfast, lunch, dinner, organic juices $$–$$$
211 E. Matilija St.   805.646.6623
Daily 8 a.m.–8:45 p.m.

Ranch House California cuisine $$$–$$$$
102 Besant Road, Meiners Oaks   805.646.2360
Daily 5–9 p.m., Closed Mon

Sea Fresh Seafood and Sushi $$–$$$
533 E. Ojai Ave.   805.646.7747
Sun–Thu 8 a.m.–9 p.m., Fri & Sat 'til 10 p.m.

Suzanne’s California cuisine $$$–$$$$
502 W. Ojai Ave.   805.640.1961
Daily 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., 5:30–8 p.m., Closed Tue
 

This information is provided as a courtesy to BKI Ojai event attendees. BKI does not endorse any of these services. For more information, please use the contact numbers or websites listed above. All information is subject to change.