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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 November 2012

PROS: State Street, the main boulevard where all the shops and restaurants are, is literally a 30 second walk from the hotel. The beach is only a 10 minute walk. The neighborhood is nice, there's a bar right across the street. The room was clean, the staff was friendly and very knowledgeable. CONS: This is a renovated hotel that was...

Thank Marisa T
Reviewed 19 November 2012 via mobile

There was mold in the bathroom, stuff spattered in more then one area by the beds, and the towles were wet before we even used them. After I brought this to their attention I was told we would be compensated. Upon checking out the next day, there was no change in the bill. SO brining it back to their attention...

1Thank Abeaver
Tacoma, WA
Reviewed 18 November 2012

We like the relaxed Santa Barbara atmosphere, and this hotel is a good example of the style. It's like staying with your Aunt Ethel...she's glamorous if a little faded, her house is California chic if a little scuffed around the edges, and she always makes you feel at home. Plus there's the typical HIE breakfast and the property subscribes to...

1Thank bksgrrrl
La Habra
Reviewed 15 November 2012 via mobile

We walked to the Farmers Market and then went to the movies. Short wallk to everything. On our walk back we went into Starbucks for a hot chocolate. Great location. We will be coming back again this spring and then again this Summer. We will be staying here.

1Thank DADouty
Reviewed 9 November 2012

We met another couple at this hotel for a long weekend. We loved everything about this hotel! The rooms were wonderful, lobby was so cool with the historic Spanish style. Service was excellent as well! We can't wait to go back!! What a wonderful experience!

2Thank Lori F
kohav yair
Reviewed 4 November 2012

Great location, we could not have chosen better. Walking distance to all the restaurants and shops on state street. Walking distance to the wharf.also state street.. Hotel rooms are designed as in a Spanish hacienda, furniture and teracota tiles..staff was friendly and helpful. We wanted to stay another night but they were fully booked..next time.

Thank goldas
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2012

A great hotel in a great location! The hotel is clean, modern and really comfortable! The breakfast is basic but is a good way to start the day and had everything we wanted: cereal, toast, coffee, juice and fruit. The hotel is in a great location and the parking was a great bonus too. The hotel offers some really good...

2Thank Tuckenby
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2012

The hotel is very close to shops and restaurants and bars, but about 15 minutes walk from the beach. Breakfast is quite good, although seating area is limited. Rooms are comfortable but can be very noisy depending upon where you are situated.

Thank Venice37
Beverly Hills
Reviewed 22 October 2012

Arrived early and Douglas, the manager, promptly got someone to prepare a room for me. Took a short stroll and Kim, front desk, called and reported the room was ready. Literally 30 minutes. The room was lovely and spacious, very clean, the beds comfortable and a very nice bathroom. Tanner, at the desk that evening, was very restaurant-knowledgeable and really...

Thank Sam E
Reviewed 22 October 2012

My wife and I stayed here one night on our honeymoon and it was great. We chose this hotel because it was close to the train station and it turned out to be one of the better hotel's on our trip (and we were staying in some nice, oceanfront locations). It is located just off State Street which offers tons...

Thank mjogger

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

Address: 17 W Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3428
Region: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: RM720 - RM1,387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara 2.5*
Number of rooms: 61
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara Hotel Santa Barbara
Holiday Inn Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Holiday Inn
Santa Barbara Hotel
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#22 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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“The end of the hallway is where the quiet rooms are located”
 of 5 bubbles johnsomerviller, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front overlook a busy road”
 of 5 bubbles EmjayBristol, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I thought it was quiet but you can ask to be on the courtyard side to stay away from Haley St.”
 of 5 bubbles wmchale, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“overnight parking is $14, which is reasonable for the area.”
 of 5 bubbles Rig0V, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms overlooking Haley have the best views (non parking lot) BUT are louder than ones off Haley.”
 of 5 bubbles EmmaPeele, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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