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Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

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All reviewshotel virginiastate streethi expressgreat locationexposed brickhistoric hotelthe main streetfree breakfastheart of downtownwithin walking distancecentral locationthe breakfast areashops and restaurantsthird flooryogurtwould stay here againstayed one night
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The location is perfect, especially for the Film Festival and restaurants that are so near. The staff is very efficient and polite. The breakfast is good and the rooms are nice. I led a group there for a week and was pleased with everything about...More

Thank John S
Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review and five-star rating. We are thrilled you were pleased with your stay due to our convenient downtown Santa Barbara locale, our friendly staff, our complimentary hot breakfast, and the nice rooms. Our team hopes to welcome you back for a...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I stay at Holiday Inn Express a lot. It's one of my favorite hotel chains, and the IHG membership is a great perk! What I haven't stayed in before is an HIEX in an historic hotel! The Hotel Virginia was built in 1916, and is...More

Thank Nebraska O
Response from Douglas A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 17 December 2017

Thank you for your five-star rating and for continuing to choose Holiday Inn Express hotels. Our team is thrilled you liked our historic hotel due to its prime downtown Santa Barbara locale, its homey feel, the colorful lobby, and the quiet, comfortable rooms. We are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're visiting SF and you don't want to spend millions in hotel, this is the perfect spot for you. The hotel is in the SF area, the rooms are comfy, AC, clean sheets and towels, WIFI, decent breakfast and free parking.

Thank Wara P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is your average hotel, clean enough. The staff was friendly. They charge for parking, and have free small breakfast. Room was a good size and bathroom had a large shower. The ground floor rooms are right on the street so can be loud...More

Thank Michael H
Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara. Our team is glad that you liked our convenient downtown locale, the size of your room, and our complimentary hot breakfast. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since the building is an an old restored hotel, we were abit nervous it wouldnt live up to modern standards and what we had come to expect from HIE. However the rooms were modern, the bathrooms comfortable. There is a great balcony on the second...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$180 - US$383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#22 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$180 - US$383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#22 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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Biscayne7
26 September 2017|
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Response from chefeMark | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very clean!
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Brett N
12 May 2017|
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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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Anaesosa
17 April 2017|
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Response from LindaLee54 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is designated parking for hotel guests.
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