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Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 18 February 2014

when you stay at a HIE you pretty much know what you are going to get. Basic amenities for a reasonable price. The room was clean and even though our room faced the street there was no noticeable street noise, even considering we were there for a holiday weekend. HIE comes with a free breakfast that is more than basic...

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear KGfromSCV, We really appreciate your wonderful review of our hotel, rooms and breakfast. It's always great to hear we consistently meet our guests expectations including yours. We look forward to welcome you back to our hotel in the future.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Pleasant room, comfortable beds, nice bathroom. Location was on a busy road, a little far out of main town, but walkable for those without problems. Breakfast was the standard buffet, plenty of choices, and dining room was pleasant.

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear Ann S, Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor, We are glad you enjoyed your stay, the room and the bathroom. Thank you,

Vancouver, WA
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Everything was spot on, well not exactly. We booked this hotel on Hotwire.com and when we checked in, we were assigned a handicapped room that was small and cramped. I asked the front desk for a new room and we were given a large loft room that was perfect. Very good hot breakfast. Try the Abelsievers at the Solvang Cafe...

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear mrob1515, Thank you for your 4 star review. I am glad you were given a free upgrade to one of our beautiful loft rooms and you enjoyed your stay. I hope to accommodate you in the near future. Thank you,

Altadena, CA
Reviewed 20 January 2014

We enjoyed our stay here at the Holiday Inn Express in Solvang. The hotel is very close to the downtown area, where we headed to see the beautiful Christmas displays and lights. The suite was really spacious and comfortable. The breakfast in the morning was not as good as the one at Embassy Suites hotels, but it was good enough...

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Thank you we appreciate your positive feedback! We are glad you enjoyed our location as well as our suite. We look forward to booking your next stay.

newport beach, ca
Reviewed 4 January 2014

We have stayed here several times and while the room itself was comfortable and we slept well, there were some things that were not as good this time around. First, the shower was difficult to operate and the water did not drain. It simply has not been properly maintained. Also, the front office staff at check-out was brusque and lacking...

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear poggy2002, Thank you for your recent review of our hotel. We are glad you felt the room was comfortable! Thank you for making us aware of training issues with the service at the front desk, we will take immediate actions to improve the customer service. I hope to see you again at our hotel!

Westminster, California
Reviewed 1 January 2014

This hotel is located at the mouth of Solvang. It is not in the center of town, so you will avoid the noise of the people and car tourist traffic. Still, the hotel is within walking distance to all the shops and restaurant. The room was clean and the staff was friendly. They offer an excellent breakfast buffet. There really...

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear Diana Q, Thank you so much for your great review! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the location, breakfast, the room as well as the amenities of our hotel. We look forward to accommodating you in the future.

Newbury Park, California
Reviewed 30 December 2013

After Christmas my family stayed at Holiday Inn Express while we enjoyed the Solvang Julefest! We love Solvang and have been many times. We chose Holiday Inn Express because they offer loft rooms, which we thought our girls would love -- and they did! They were absolutely delighted by the loft! The room was nice, but the services are pathetic....

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear Brigidonthemove, Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. We are very sorry we could not meet your expectations - we are taking your comments very seriously and will make necessary changes. We hope to be able to accommodate you better in the future.

San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

The staff indicated recent renovations, which seemed to focus on the exterior not the rooms. Although the loft seemed like a novel concept, the bed was only a couple of feet from the upstairs door, with the bathroom downstairs not convenient (but the bathroom looked updated the most). The cable for the upstairs TV was exposed and runs down the...

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear John T, Thank you for your review, we have taken your notes to improve the loft room. We do hope you give us another chance in the future to improve your impressions of our hotel. Thank you,

San Jose
Reviewed 8 December 2013

I have passed by this motel several times in Solvang thinking it looked good from the outside and conveniently located. I finally had a chance to stay over a weekend. A shame it was not as accommodating as it appeared from the outside. My primary disappointment stems from the room location on the bottom level at street level. The location...

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear freeamac, I apologize on behalf of our team that we did not meet your expectations. I do appreciate your positive comments in regards to our friendly staff and nice looking exterior as well as our hot complimentary breakfast. We would like for you to give us another chance and for your next reservation please do ask for a room...

Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Have just returned from a tour of California with a well known coach touring company and this hotel was on tour tour. nice big bed. free breakfast was good plenty of choice. didn't swim but felt the pool and it was warm. hotel was at the start of the main street, nice easy walk through with places to eat, we...

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear Joe023, I appreciate taking your time to leave a review of your stay on Tripadvisor. It's always good to read positive feedback, thank you for commenting on our big bed, complimentary breakfast and on our location, we look forward to accommodating you in the future.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come discover the preferred destination of travelers visiting the Santa Ynez Valley, the Holiday Inn Express Solvang. We are centrally located in the Danish Town of Solvang, walking distance to all of its major attractions. It is best known for its shopping, restaurants, chocolate factories and wine tasting rooms! Our hotel is centrally located within Santa Barbara County's Wine Valley. The Holiday Inn Express Solvang is within minutes to Vandenberg Air Force Base, renowned Wineries such as Firestone, Gainey, Buttonwood and Rusack. If you are a golf enthusiast then make the Holiday Inn Express Solvang your golfing headquarters. With our Monthly Golf Packages, you can golf at courses such as The Alisal River Course and La Purisima Golf Course.Our hotel is conveniently located just 30 minutes from the city of Santa Barbara, 20 minutes from Vandenberg Air Force Base and 30 minutes away from Santa Maria. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Solvang

Address: 1455 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2915
Region: United States > California > Solvang
Price Range: RM514 - RM965 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Solvang 2.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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“Rooms in the back are away from street and have a view of many trees.”
 of 5 bubbles Daphne1229, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the valley instead of the road”
 of 5 bubbles cali-golfer, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Might be better facing front of hotel and higher floor in main building”
 of 5 bubbles 395JulieH, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with a balcony on the second floor, but the view was blocked by trees. Suggest you ask for a balcony on the third floor.”
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“Pay more and get a better room. You get what you pay for in this hotel.”
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