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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Most of the hotels in the Solvang area are iffy at best. The Landsby is beautiful and the design details are carried throughout the property. There are a few items that still need to be worked out; light switch by the bed and better offering for continental breakfast. However, the overall experience was positive and I would definitely stay there...

Thank AnonymousA1
Reviewed 5 March 2016

As soon as I walked in, I felt like I was home. It's light, warm, soft and everyone greets you with a welcoming smile. I had a tour of the property and every room is quaint, beautifully decorated, with a tiny sack of lavender on your pillow to ensure a good nights sleep. The robes are amazing! The breakfast skillets...

Thank Amanda Benson H
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We are very happy with our stay...we stayed in the tower suite the room was very clean and comfortable just as the pictures show online the tub was amazing!! We ate during happy hour and everything was absolutely delish I will be back just for the fries it's a must if you stay! The staff was great too always kind...

Thank Jamie F
Barry P, General Manager at The Landsby, responded to this review

We appreciate you staying at The Landsby, we are so happy that you had a nice stay, we strive to make every stay 100% perfect. again thank-you for your feedback and we hope to see you back soon. General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Lovely hotel in a great location, you can tell that a lot of thought has gone into the layout and decor, bright and scadinavian looking, the bar, lobby area and restaurant are a pleasure to sit in and relax, bar particularly vibrant in the evening, great atmosphere. A special mention to the waitresses in the bar who despite being extremely...

Thank Paul Y
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I recently took a trip out to California, the first stop at The Landsby. I was completely blown away. The decor of the entire place (I mean every inch, from floor to ceiling) is so well thought out. Natural materials mixed with more contemporary elements made for a gorgeous, yet super cozy atmosphere (think, lavender sachets on the pillow). The...

Thank Allison P
El Segundo, California
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We chose The Landsby to celebrate our anniversary. Great choice. Location was excellent after playing golf and wine tasting. We stayed 3 days. Happy hours is crowded but didn't loose the boutique feel. Kudos to Erika at the restaurant!

Thank Barbara F
Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Room was fine but the morning breakfast during the week is wanting. Particularly if one wants to prepare for wine sampling later. Might as well not even include it and go in search of Danish breakfast options.

Thank canoehead
Los Angeles
Reviewed 8 February 2016

My husband, toddler and I stayed for two nights over MLK, Jr. weekend in the Tower Suite King. We booked this hotel (and the trip) thinking that we would have a two-story room (as advertised) so we could relax downstairs while our child slept in a crib upstairs. What we didn't learn until check-in was that our room was not...

2Thank ashjoffe23
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We truly had a superb stay at the Landsby, our only regret was not having more days to enjoy this beautiful property. This mid century, scandinavian-decorated hotel is so beautifully and thoughtfully decorated! You go in and don't want to come out. Our room was very spacious, with a lovely color scheme in greys, yellows and neutrals, lovely decoration, and...

Thank MaritereCR
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

We accidently dropped over this nice hotel on the end of our holiday (roadtrip) . The roms where big and nicely decorated. The staff was friendly, and we felt very welcome. The Landsby got it's ovn bar and restaurant . The breacfast was inkluded, but limited .. Yoghurt and granola. Maybe It was because the peek season, but we had...

Thank Ole S

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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Landsby, a 41-room boutique hotel, brings a unique hospitality offering to Solvang. Located in downtown Solvang, a small town in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, the property combines a bright contemporary design with Scandinavian elements inspired by the town's Danish roots. The Landsby, which means "the village" in Danish, offers an authentic hospitality experience to both visitors and locals. Designed by Santa Monica-based design firm, Studio Collective, the hotel incorporates a Scandinavian lodge aesthetic with a design nod to the past. The welcoming lobby and bar have a lively atmosphere and makes for the perfect place to enjoy a craft cocktail or glass of locally-produced wine. The bright and welcoming guestrooms, including several junior suites and our signature tower suite, is finished with blonde woods, brushed brass fixtures, genuine leather accents and sophisticated, yet comfortable, handcrafted furnishings. The rooms feature whimsical artwork commissioned by a regional artist and thoughtful accessories, which work together to create a residential ambiance. All guests have access to the property's outdoor garden lounge. It provides an oasis for guests to relax and unwind among lush landscaping and romantically lit trees. Additionally, the property serves as an ideal retreat for meetings, with multiple meeting venues offering a total of 2980 square feet. The property also provides full-service amenities, catered meals from the restaurant, as well as access to courtyard and garden areas that can be used for breaks. Mad & Vin, the hotel's restaurant, is inspired by the local wine region of the California coast. The name of the restaurant, which translates to "food and wine" in Danish, continues to play off of the hotel's Scandinavian inspiration. Our Executive Chef creates dishes that captures flavors from around the world and incorporates them into foods native to the area. The restaurant offers dinner Tuesdays - Sundays days in addition to daily breakfast. Complimentary breakfast is included for all hotel guests. Located 35 miles northeast of Santa Barbara, The Landsby is centrally located in downtown Solvang and steps away from boutique shops, bakeries, art galleries, sidewalk cafes, wine-tasting rooms, and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Landsby

Address: 1576 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-3601 (Formerly Petersen Village Inn)
Region: United States > California > Solvang
Price Range: €155 - €354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Landsby 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Petersen Village Hotel Solvang
Petersen Village Solvang
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Solvang
#4 Business Hotel in Solvang
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“Any rooms down on the ground floor in the garden/fire pit area are best.”
 of 5 bubbles 393chelseal, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms can probably hear lobby activity more than others.”
 of 5 bubbles jmfisher10, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for the garden rooms overlooking the fire pits”
 of 5 bubbles DanL608, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check your room before you sign. I paid for premium but got a tiny standard room. Do not accept a room with a connecting door.”
 of 5 bubbles CJchina2, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Patio rooms are pleasant with the fires in the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles mrsorchid, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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