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    Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

    17 W Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3428
    011 65 800 852 6027
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    1 - 5 of 690 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    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
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    Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

    We’ve stayed here several times over the past few years and it never disappoints. It used to be the Hotel Virginia but it has been renovated with completely modern amenities, comfy beds, great a/c, refrigerator, etc. despite the fact it is so close to State...More

    1  Thank lemur_chica
    Response from Douglas A, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review and five-star rating. We are thrilled you have returned to our hotel several times during the past few years due to our amenities, prime downtown Santa Barbara locale, quiet rooms, and complimentary hot breakfast. Our team looks forward to welcoming...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    If you are looking for a room where you can hear the clomping and stomping of the people staying in the room above you and the car noises from the parking lot literally an arm's reach from your window then choose a room on the...More

    Thank kbroughton
    Response from Douglas A, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review and for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara. Our team is glad you liked our prime location, found your room comfortable, enjoyed the tasty hot breakfast, and liked our friendly staff. However, we are sorry to hear you experienced...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2017

    We love this Hotel very very much have been to it before. Excellent food very good rooms clean and beds comfortabel.The location is marvelous.The staff are the best we had. For sure we shall recommend this Hotel.More

    Thank Sharon L
    Response from Douglas A, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 16 October 2017

    Thank you for your review and five-star rating. Our team is thrilled we had the opportunity to welcome you back to our hotel and that you recommend us due to our prime locale, tasty complimentary breakfast, clean rooms, comfortable beds, and friendly staff. We hope...More

    Reviewed 10 October 2017

    Can't beat the location. Very nice staff. the room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was typical of a Holiday Inn. Arrive early if you want a decent parking spot in the back. Nice updated historic hotel.

    Thank DandD763
    Response from Douglas A, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 12 October 2017

    Thank you for your review and for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara. Our team is thrilled you liked our friendly staff, our complimentary hot breakfast, and our prime locale. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$157 - US$321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #22 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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    Biscayne7
    27 September 2017|
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    Response from chefeMark | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, very clean!
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    13 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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    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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