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Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

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17 W Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3428 See on map
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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews hotel virginia state street great location hi express historic hotel the main street free breakfast within walking distance heart of downtown central location shops and restaurants the breakfast area third floor yogurt would stay here again stayed one night rooms are small
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice room, not the classic Holiday Inn setup. Staff is friendly and helpful. Breakfast very good. Location is not optimal, but many shops and restaurants within 10 minute drive. Can highly recommend this place

Thank Andreas K
Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and five-star rating. We are thrilled you recommend our hotel due to its nice rooms, friendly staff, and tasty complimentary breakfast. Our team hopes to welcome you back again soon.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you to the staff for a wonderful experience. From the accommodation to breakfast and for letting us stay on the 2nd floor patio after 10 to celebrate our girls first College apartment move in. Being from Seattle having a comfortable and relaxing place to...More

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Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you for your review and five-star rating. Our team is thrilled you liked our friendly staff and the complimentary hot breakfast. We're glad you were able to relax at our hotel and that we could help make move-in weekend less stressful. We hope to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small hotel which is very old but it was clean and close to State Street. When we arrived State Street was closed due to a farmers market event which was very nice. A lot of people asking for money and throwback hippies which didn't...More

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Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara. We are glad you liked our historic hotel and it's central location. Our team hopes to welcome you back for a future stay.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived at the hotel (second stay), we were informed that the hotel had no rooms with double queen beds due to the high occupancy at the time. After about ten minutes of trying to find a room on their system, the clerk decide...More

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Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara. We are thrilled Douglas was able to rectify your room situation and that the rest of our front desk staff made your experience great. Our team is also glad you liked...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel's location is amazing. We didn't use our car at all the entire weekend. It's walking distance to all the restaurants and bars on state. The hotel staff was great, they saw we were 4 ladies staying together and we were put in their...More

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Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara. We are thrilled you liked our prime downtown Santa Barbara location, our friendly staff, and the clean rooms. All our guests get access to an offsite pool; just inquire with the...More

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Just a half block from State Street in historic Old Town Santa Barbara, the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara provides luxury and convenience for the sophisticated traveler. Downtown shopping and restaurants are steps from your door, and the beach and Stearns Wharf are four blocks away. Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast served weekly from 6:30AM-9:30 am and from 7 am to noon on weekends as well as free WIFI throughout the hotel. As a pet-friendly hotel, we welcome furry companions for $45/stay (up to 2 pets under 50 lbs.). We offer affordable parking to our guests at a rate of $14/day for 2016 and $16/day as of January 1, 2017 as well as complimentary bike rentals, and nearby, off-site swimming pool and 24-hour fitness facility access. Stay with us in the heart of Santa Barbara, where you are steps from all the city has to offer!

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US$165 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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26 September 2017|
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Response from chefeMark | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very clean!
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Response from Valaree E | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but not sure. We took an UBER to & from the airport which was less than $20 both times, with a less than 5 min wait both times.
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"2nd floor has a patio."
16 Mar 2018
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"For quiet rooms get those overlooking the parking lot and towards the back."
3 Mar 2018
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"2nd floor has a balcony lounge!"
28 Feb 2018
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"2nd or 3rd floor"
13 Feb 2018
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