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Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

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2 Star Hotel
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All reviewshotel virginiastate streetgreat locationhi expresshistoric hotelthe main streetfree breakfastheart of downtownwithin walking distancecentral locationthe breakfast areashops and restaurantsthird flooryogurtwould stay here againstayed one nightrooms are small
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

This hotel has a good location on a map but is in a seedy sectioin of town with homeless people bugging the hotel guests. I paid $449.18 for one night (including a $12.00 car parking charge) for a very small and old room with two...More

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Response from Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 28 September 2013

Dear Theguyin4B, Thank you for writing a review about your recent stay with us. We work very hard to ensure that our facilities and service are superior. It sounds like we fell below your expectations. We do have security on property and will discuss the...More

Reviewed 23 September 2013

One night stay following a dive trip out of Santa Barbara. Front desk staff friendly and efficient. Went ouf of his way to answer all of my questions. Hotel is not your typical HIE, does not look like a cookie cutter chain property. Actually has...More

Thank CMHdiver
Response from Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 28 September 2013

Dear CMHdiver, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us. It's always motivating when guests mention the staff! I agree that our property has a unique historic charm. We would love to see you next time you visit the...More

Reviewed 22 September 2013

I've stayed at several Holiday Inn Express and feel they are a good value. HIE Santa Barbara was a quaint historic hotel with modern touches. My husband and I stayed one night while passing through on our way to Big Sur from LA. We found...More

1  Thank luved_kauai
Response from Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 26 September 2013

Dear luved_kauai, Thank you for sharing your comments about our property. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and got the chance to explore State Street. Next time you stay with us you should take out our complimentary bikes to...More

Reviewed 21 September 2013

When I heard we would be staying at the Holiday Inn Express in Santa Barbara, I was quite honestly disappointed until I walked into the lobby. This is an historic hotel built in 1916. It is small and it has so much character and charm....More

Thank slasbury
Response from Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 26 September 2013

Dear slasbury, Thank you for sharing your comments about your recent stay with us. We try very hard to provide our guests with a great, unique experience, and I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the history of our hotel. I'm sorry to hear that...More

Reviewed 19 September 2013

The front desk person is amazing. Cesar is his name. Informative. Friendly. Helpful. Having a level of professionalim that is like a breath of freshair. Great location within walking distance to. ShoppingMore

Thank steven k
Response from Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa BarbaraResponded 19 September 2013

Dear steven k, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your recent stay with us. Our staff always appreciates reading positive feedback, and it is always hugely motivating when they are recognized by name. We hope to see you again next...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$197 - US$435 (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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Brett N
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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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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