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Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

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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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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Don't accept a room on the front, street-side. The windows are single pane and the noise is awful- you may as well be out on the sidewalk. Of course, the outside (and rude guests inside) aren't the fault of the hotel, but there's zero noise abatement. You can hear everything
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We ran from a bad experience and landed here. Perfect. Close to everything. We hardly needed our vehicle other than to go to the mountains😁 The place is clean. The staff had great recommendations and always wore a smile.
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Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review and five-star rating. We are thrilled you liked our friendly staff, convenient downtown locale, and clean hotel. Our team hopes to welcome you back for a future stay.
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Hotel is in a perfect location check in around 4:30 front desk was really helpful breakfast was ok Shawn was very helpful he recommended the perfect place for dinner an was able to get my husband an i in the club for free.. we will definitely becoming back to Santa Barbara for
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Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your review and for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara. Our team is thrilled you liked our convenient downtown locale and our friendly staff. We hope to welcome you back for further fiestas soon.
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My wife and I, with the family dog, did an over-nighter in Santa Barbara and stayed here. You are less than a mile from the pier and Funk Zone (full of wine tasting rooms), as well as being a half block off State Street. The area is safe and walkable which was good for us and
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Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your review and for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara. We are thrilled you liked our convenient locale close to the shops, restaurants, and nightlife of Santa Barbara, our cleanliness, friendly staff, and complimentary breakfast.. Our team is also glad you took advantage of our pet-friendly policy and brought your dog with you. We hope to welcome you all back for a future stay.
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This hotel is just off the main drag where all the shops, restaurants and bars are, I am disabled and do not walk very well or far so the position of the hotel was great with lots of places to stop as you walk. It has a Spanish feel to it. The rooms were clean and tidy, perfect
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Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your review and for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara. Our team is thrilled you would recommend our hotel based on it's value, convenient locale, clean rooms, complimentary breakfast, and accommodating staff. We hope to welcome you back for a future stay.
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No resort fee but parking is charged and limited, but once you park there’s no need to use the car everywhere is walkable. The charge was displayed on the website. I think it may have been around $14.
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Is it clean?
Yes, very clean!
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I don't think so, but not sure. We took an UBER to & from the airport which was less than $20 both times, with a less than 5 min wait both times.
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do you have parking?
Yes. There is designated parking for hotel guests.
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"As far from the front as possible!!"
"Rooms at the back may be quieter as they are away from the street. We stayed in both and didn't notice a difference."
"210 was very nice"
"Away from Elevator"
"If you need to take your dogs out at night, ground floor rooms are convenient."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 151 - US$ 326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaSanta Barbara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
61
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