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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carpinteria

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I am not sure why but it struck me as being very pleasant. The room was good, the position and the facilities also. One of the better Holiday Inn expresses and very convenient and cheaper than Santa Barbara

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Stockton, California
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76 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Something strange happened during our stay. A very bad smell in the 2nd floor hallway made us wonder if there was any foul play afoot, but it was gone by the 2nd day of our stay. Aside from the mystery odor, the place was just fine; professional service, clean room which was upgraded at no charge, quiet sleep. It is... More 

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Poole UK
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47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly was disappointed after asking for a quiet room, to be located next door to a family of 5 with noisy children. Fixed by a visit to reception and was upgraded to a suite which was really appreciated. Suite was spacious and comfortable, and nicely furnished. We enjoyed swimming and the hot tub We had not stayed in Carpinteria before,... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a must stay for any occasion. We loved it here. Very Clean, Comfortable & Friendly Staff. HIGHLY recommend this hotel. EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT What a Great way to bring in the New Year!

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Thank Phyllis M
San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The room was clean and comfortable. The staff went a step above to make life easier. After my room keys didn't work, the manager Isaac reprogrammed then and walked down the hall to make sure the new keys worked and I wouldn't have to walk back to the front desk again. Later a housekeeper offered to take my pizza box... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We only stayed here for one night as we came into town specifically to attend an event. We arrived in the evening, went to the event, came back to sleep and left again before sunrise the following morning so we really didn't spend much time in the room or hotel. Staff were polite upon check in. Hotel had good parking... More 

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Irvine, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We stayed at the HIE for two nights and everything was quite alright. The room was clean and big enough. The breakfast was slightly above average for a complimentary breakfast. Access to the 101 is easy. Everything ran smoothly.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We come to the Santa Barbara area once a year and we always stay at this hotel. The staff is outstanding - very helpful and friendly. The cost is much cheaper than staying in Santa Barbara (which is only a 10 minute drive north), but the hotel is definitely as good as any you will find there. Count on us... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

A bit overpriced but commensurate with the area. Very clean and large room with a comfortable bed, plus an adequate fitness center and a basic but good breakfast. Awoke refreshed and ready for the day.

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California
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59 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

There is nothing special or specific that will make your stay unforgettable. You will have a clean room to spend the night. That is all. The noise from the hallway is pronounced (especially on the first floor) due to the conference hall located on one end. The sound carries and it is louder than expected. The walls are thin and... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carpinteria, responded to this review

Dear Rubten, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts and comments about your stay with us. We are glad that you found our rooms to be clean. However, we would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused by the level of noise during your visit and for falling short of your expectations regarding our breakfast... More 

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