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Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   17 W. Haley Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Ranked #22 of 60 hotels in Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
ruben v Los Angeles, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stay at the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara (on Haley Street) quite often. We stayed the night before our wedding and have made a point of coming back frequently, especially for anniversaries. Our last visit was July 6, 2014. Emmanuel at the front desk was super friendly, knowledgeable and courteous and made sure to keep us... More

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Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Ruben V, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that Emmanuel provided excellent customer service. We hope to see you next time you visit Santa Barbara! More

West Hartford, Connecticut
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52 reviews 52 reviews
52 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely one of the most amazing Holiday Inns you could ever stay at. The location is just perfect, a block away from the shops and restaurants. I really liked the fact that it was a historic building as well and that made my stay a complete Santa Barbara experience. A very comfortable room and very cool views of... More

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Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear ValGor, Thank you for taking the time to post your positive comments. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our location. We hope to see you next time your travels bring you to Santa Barbara. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed the kind and professional nature of all of the employees I dealt with. I was most impressed with a young man named Jonathan who went above and beyond in making sure I had all my needs met. He aswered all of my questions and was overall very helpful. I will definately be coming back here the next time... More

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Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear ryan r, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that Jonathan was accommodating. We hope to see you next time you visit Santa Barbara! More

Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located in a PRIME spot right off of State Street and within walking distance to everything that you may want or need. We went the Ralphs grocery store, walked State Street and the pier and even rented bikes while we were there. Unfortunately, we had the room right by the courtesy computers, so there was a lot... More

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Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Kara Z, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. I'm happy to hear that you were able to explore the town and had the opportunity to ride our complimentary bikes! We hope to see you next time you come to Santa Barbara. More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a bad comment to make about this excellent hotel. All staff very polite and courteous ,, the first room we were allocated on arrival was on the ground floor facing the car park when we asked to be moved the request was done instantly, thank you. Hotel situated just off State Street and about a 10/15 min walk to... More

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Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear walkerclan11, Thank you for taking the time to post your positive comments. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff was accommodating. We hope to see you next time your travels bring you to Santa Barbara. More

Paso Robles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying at the Santa Barbara Holiday Inn Express for several years now. This is a wonderful place to stay; centrally located, convenient parking and EXCELLENT customer service! This last trip (a day ago) compelled us to write about the very professional and friendly service provided by Jonathan. Since we arrived early, he took our number so that... More

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Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear viajeros4vida, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our location and that Jonathan was able to help you throughout your stay. Our staff always appreciate reading positive reviews! We hope to see you next time you visit Santa Barbara! More

San Francisco Bay Area
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is very convenient for downtown restaurants and shopping. They charge $12 for parking but it was not hard to find an evening spot within two or three blocks -- be aware that street parking during the day is only 75 minutes, so keep an eye on the signs and the clock. They do not hesitate to ticket! Breakfast is... More

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Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Mauralela, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your room and our location. We hope to see you next time you come to Santa Barbara. More

San Francisco
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94 reviews 94 reviews
27 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The inn is well situated just one block from State street. Staff were all helpful and courteous. The breakfast wasn't up to our expectations. We were disappointed with the pancakes made by a special machine and felt the texture of the scrambled eggs was very inconsistent. We weren't looking for a gourmet meal and would have been happy with a... More

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Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Rogelio, Thank you for reviewing our property. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed our location and valet parking service. I apologize that both our breakfast and mattress were disappointing. Your feedback will be passed along to our breakfast host and will help us improve for future guests. We have recently ordered replacement mattress for half of the hotel,... More

Lexington, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Santa Barbara is an expensive city. Trying to save some money but still stay in a decent place, we chose Holiday Inn Express - Santa Barbara based on online reviews. We were not disappointed. The hotel is one block off of State Street, which is the main shopping district for SB. If you don't mind some walking, you can find... More

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Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear Wallyky, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us. We appreciate the positive feedback and are happy to hear that you enjoyed our location and complimentary breakfast! We hope to see you next time you visit Santa Barbara. More

Kinston
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46 reviews 46 reviews
41 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a historic inn converted to a Holiday Inn. Everything is clean, folks are very polite, breakfast is good, rooms up to date, and wine every other night. It is located right off state street home of neat restaurants, a farmer's market every week, the pier, and the beach. The only down side is the excellent brew pub (ate... More

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Kim S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, responded to this review

Dear DonKinston, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay with us. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your room and had a chance to visit our wine reception. We hope to see you next time you visit the area! More

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Address: 17 W. Haley Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara 2.5*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#5 Business Hotel in Santa Barbara #19 Family Hotel in Santa Barbara #20 Romantic Hotel in Santa Barbara
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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 Hotel Virginia provides luxury and convenience for the sophisticated traveler. Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast served daily from 6:30AM-9:30AM daily. Downtown shopping and restaurants are steps from your door, and the beach and Stearn's Wharf are four blocks away. ... more   less 
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