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Santa Ynez Valley Marriott

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   555 McMurray Road, Buellton, CA 93427
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Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Buellton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sherman Oaks, CA.
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2011

My husband and I come here every year for our anniversary and the last two years they have screwed up our reservations. However, this year, the women working the front desk were rude, argumentative and treated us like crap! They screw up and acted like it was our fault! We will never ever stay there again. The only saving grace... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

We decided to have a last minute trip to the central coast and fortunately enough, Marriott Santa Ynez had vacancy. It's a very short drive (3 miles) to Solvang - a quaint little Danish town with adorable windmills and boutiques. We only stayed for the night, but we have enough to say about the hotel. The pool is amazingly big... More

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Hampton, Virginia
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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

The Santa Ynez Valley Marriott is an outstanding pick! It's right off Highway 101 in California's Central Coast / wine country - a short walk to the famous Andersen's Pea Soup property and a very short drive to Solvang. I'm familiar w/ the area having lived there for a number of years in the early 90s but had never stayed... More

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Leawood, Kansas
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35 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

The breakfast buffet is very good, the rooms are relatively spacious, the atmosphere relaxed, the pool area is nice, there is ample parking and the location is just about perfect for wine country touring. On the flip side, the rooms are not well sound proofed. We could hear conversations in adjoining rooms. Easily accessible - just off 101 in Buellton.

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Winnetka, California
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Decided last minute to get away for the weekend. We used Priceline, for the first time, and were genuinely surprised to end up with a Marriott. Great place to stay. Convenient to Solvang, wine tasting, many other fun activities in the Santa Ynez Valley (and if you have kids with you be sure to go to the Ostrich Farm!). The... More

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Del Mar, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

This is not a bad place to stay if you are going to the San Ynez Valley. It is not far from the Hitching Post so that is a plus. The breakfast buffet is not bad at $16/person and it is not bad. If you decide to take a wine tour, just use a cab driver in front of the... More

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San Francisco, California
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

When I booked this hotel I did not notice the 48 hour cancellation policy. I had to change plans 30 hours ahead of arrival and cancelled, seeing that within an hour, the hotel was now completely full. Most other hotels would pocket the money anyway(this happened last year in Florida when the room in question rebooked within ten minutes). In... More

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long beach
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

stayed at the santa ynez valley marriott recently and had a great experience. booked a "wine package" ...the hotel was very clean, loved the beds, great buffet breakfast, very friendly staff...from desk personnel, housekeeping, gardners....i think i heard a friendly "hello" and a smile from probably 15 staff members....stayed here a few years back on a golf package and had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

This is a tough place to review. It was a Best Western until about 20 years ago when, as I understand it, Marriott acquired it and added crowne molding, etc, to make it seem more fancy. But it still has the bones of a lower tier hotel than what I am used to with Marriott, and I used to work... More

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san diego
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

This hotel is well located to the Santa Ynez wine country. It's right off the freeway which is welcome after a day of driving; even so, the windows are well insulated so there is no road noise in your room. It's 5 minutes from Solvang and only a few more minutes to the vineyards. The staff is very accomodating and... More

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Additional Information about Santa Ynez Valley Marriott

Address: 555 McMurray Road, Buellton, CA 93427
Location: United States > California > Buellton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Santa Ynez Valley Marriott 3.5*
Number of rooms: 149
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