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Holiday Inn Express Solvang

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1455 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Visalia, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express for a week and absolutely loved it!!! The hotel was conveniently located along the main street of Solvang, within walking distance to multiple restaurants, a park, and the mission. The hotel was wonderful. Excellent and large breakfast selection, laundry room to wash clothes, nice pool, friendly staff, quiet rooms with no noise from... More

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear Dianna, Thank you very much for the great review!! I am so happy you had such a great time while staying with us and I am sure I will be seeing you back very soon!!! Thanks again, Sheri More

Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a quaint european style hotel in a town which has gone overboard to appear to be in Denmark.That doesnt worry me but strange to find in California.I stayed in room 215 which was clean,cosy and although facing the main street,was restfully quiet.Furniture was modern and the bathroom was clean and modern.An excellent breakfast is provided and the staff... More

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Hello, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. You are right, Solvang is a quaint little Danish town right near the beautiful California Coastline. I was also pleased to hear that you found the hotel to be clean and the staff helpful. Please come back and visit us again real soon. Thank you, Sheri Kresky More

Highland, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night. Were given cookies upon check in. Parking was nice and elevators took us right up to our rooms. Had to use our keys several times to get to our rooms. Rooms were spacious and everything was quiet. Good location and will stay here again.

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Hello, I am so happy to hear you enjoyed our rooms and cookies upon arrival.. We strive to make everyone's stay a happy memory. Solvang it a terrific location and we are happy to be right in the beauty of it all. Please come back to visit us soon!! Thank you, Sheri Kresky More

Chippenham, England, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
37 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the best hotel we've ever stayed in, but it was OK for one night. Stairs up to most rooms and I did not notice any lifts. The outdoor pool is quite small, and in a very prominent location out front of the hotel, quite near the main road. A fair amount of traffic noise. The room itself was fine... More

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Hello Andy, Thank you for your review and for staying with us. I appreciate your likes and dislikes. I use these comments to improve in all areas. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the location, breakfast and beds. We do in fact have elevators located in each building. Again, thank you and we value and respect all of... More

Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Easy walk to amazing restaurants and shops with Danish architecture. Fantastic views out the back of a giant oak grove. Rooms are clean and the beds are Holiday Inn comfortable. Breakfast is the same at every HIE with powder eggs and cinnamon rolls plus fresh fruit.

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am happy you enjoyed our beds and breakfast. Solvang is very unique and has some amazing shops and sites. Please come see us again in the future. Thank you, Sheri Kresky More

Brentwood, California, USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I have to tell you I don't get impressed very easy but I had the chance to stay in this Holiday Inn very unique, when we arrived at this place looks magical like if you are in Europe with a beautiful Danish style park and houses and stores, all the homes looked like cookie houses. to make a long story... More

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay here and go to experience the fantastic food we have here in Solvang. Please come back very soon!! Thank you, Sheri Kresky More

Chandler, Arizona
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Nice big clean room. Typical of the chain. Had a lovely balcony that looked out into a wooded area. Walking distance to the quaint little shops. Just thoroughly enjoyed the quietness, the staff was helpful. Would go back for sure.

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to review the hotel and I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed the room that overlooks the park area. Please come back and see us soon! Thank you, Sheri Kresky More

Lillehammer, Norway
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Came to Solvang in the evening. Everything was closed so we decided to stay for the night to see this beautiful town the next day. Found this nice hotel in the center of the town. Very nice staff, nice and clean everywhere, big rooms, swimmingpool and danish rolls for breakfast. As norwegian we are not used to sweets for breakfast,... More

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear Lilliehammer, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your review of our hotel, we most definitely appreciate the recognition. Happy to hear that you enjoyed the swimming pool and our breakfast before taking in the town of Solvang. I hope you had a wonderful time here in America and will come back again soon! Thanks again,... More

Phoenix
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166 reviews 166 reviews
43 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This is the nicest one we've stayed in and ended up staying 2 nights on our way up the coast and another night on our way home. Very clean, wonderful location, and very friendly staff. The breakfast was good - loved the pancake machine! Wish I had one at my house!

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear LoveMyAcura, Thank you so much for the lovely 5 star review. We take pride in our unique hotel in this very beautiful town of Solvang, and are overjoyed when recognized for our efforts. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay and yes, that pancake machine is magical! Come back and see us soon! Thanks again, Sheri Kresky More

Golden, CO
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This hotel had the friendliest and most helpful staff. The room was spacious and the shower had great water pressure and a good shower head. Breakfast offered a good variety for all. Covered parking was great during the hot days and, being in wine country, it was great that shopping and restaurants were all a short walk away. This is... More

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear HorseLover, Thank you very much for taking the time to give us your review. I can tell you the staff gets very excited when recognized. I am happy you enjoyed Solvang and had a great stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thanks again, Sheri Kresky More

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Address: 1455 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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Location: United States > California > Solvang
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Solvang 2.5*
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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 
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