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Holiday Inn Express Solvang

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1455 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here during our American Adventure during our Anniversary. We had heard of Solvang and thought it would be a nice place to visit. The town was lovely, however, this hotel was very poor. Firstly they put us in a disabled room it was dank as musty as it had been occupied for a while, the... More

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

Hello, I am sorry to hear that we were unable to meet your expectations. I really wish that we were informed of your dissatisfaction so that we may have been given the chance to rectify the situation. I am very sorry to hear that your wife fell ill while on your anniversary vacation. My sincerest apologies, Sheri Kresky More

Tehachapi, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a spacious, two story room with a loft. Perfect set up for families or two couples! The room was clean and quiet and had plenty of towels, shampoo, etc Our balcony was very nice and our view seemed to be of a park. The pool was clean, staff was friendly and free breakfast buffet was a nice... More

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

Hello, Thank you for your positive review and I am so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Our location is perfect as you do not miss any of the beautiful town of Solvang and the Hans Christian Anderson Park. We look forward to seeing you again real soon! Thanks again, Sheri Kresky More

Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the abundance of wineries in the Santa Inez Valley, the Holiday Inn Express in Solvang is really hard to beat for a comfortable, well-run retreat after spending your day tasting some of the best wines in Santa Barbara County. The hotel is also within walking distance of some of the best restaurants in town and yet it offers a... More

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

Hello, Thank you for your positive review of your experience with us. I enjoyed hearing that you had a chance to experience some of the fabulous wines in our area. And you are right our location is surrounded but fantastic restaurants. Again, thank you and please come back soon! Sheri Kresky More

Orange County, CA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a bit older. However, it is clean and the staff is friendly and helpful. Very large rooms with very large balconies. Free breakfast each morning. Hotel is on the main drag so you can walk everywhere you need to go.

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

Hello, Thank you for your review on our Holiday Inn Express. You are right the hotel, like most of the unique buildings in Solvang have been around for awhile and while we are always striving to improve we still want to keep that charm of Solvang. I am happy to hear that you also enjoyed our great location which is... More

Sofia, Bulgaria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel, 5 minutes walk from the center of Solvang, near to Chumash casino resort. Beds are very comfortable. Two years ago we were staying in a room on the bottom floor that smelled slightly. Two years ago we were staying in a room on the bottom floor that smelled slightly, but on my last visit I was upstairs and... More

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

Hello, Thank you for your positive review. We are in the process of making some great changes here at the Holiday Inn Express and was pleased that you noticed. I look forward for the next opportunity we have to welcome you as our guest. Thank you again, Sheri Kresky More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The price It's just not worth it, old hotel, bad service, I ended here by mistake and want to leave already, we weren't expecting a lot but when we got here the lady at the front desk offered a room with a view at a dentist

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to give your opinion of our hotel and service. I apologize that you ended up here by mistake and I am very saddened that you found the hotel to be "ugly" of course we do not want to be considered "ugly" to anyone. I also want to apologize for the front desk associate... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Holiday inn express is my 2nd favorite chain! Lived this city loved this hotel! Went with my family and tried the 2 queen bed suite wasn't much more then the reg room and it had the loft with extra bed- kids loved it! Will revisit this hotel at this location !

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

Hello, Thank you so much for your enthusiastic review!! It is a great hotel and fantastic location. Hope to see you again soon!! Thanks again, Sheri Kresky More

California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is within walking distance of everything we wanted to do in Solvang, and the people at the front desk were friendly and helpful. We were pleased with the cleanliness of the room we stayed in - the hotel is an older one, but we appreciated the effort the staff put in to maintaining it. We stayed in a... More

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

Hello, Thank you very much for your positive review. It is very rewarding to the staff when they are mentioned in reviews. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the room and our breakfast. You will have to come back and enjoy the balcony. Thanks again, Sheri Kresky More

Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The hotel is located at the edge of town, which is an ideal location, as Solvang is a small quaint town that can be enjoyed by foot without having to drive at all. There is plenty of parking within this facility. (both indoor & outdoor) Their front desk clerk Jessica gave us excellent service, that made our stay so much... More

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

Hello, Thank you for your positive review. I am please to hear Jessica made your stay and I will be sure to share your pleasant review. Those loft rooms are fantastic for families and you are absolutely right that pancake machine is always the star in the breakfast room. Thanks again, Sheri Kresky More

Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The Hotel is located a short 5-10min walk to the heart of town with plenty of cafes, restaurants and shops to look at. A simple market store is located across the road suppling basic grocery goods and alcohol. The Hotel room was clean and spacious with a deck to enjoy the sunset. We found it handy to have access to... More

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

Hello, Thank you for your detailed review of the hotel. I am very please to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast. You are right the location is very convenient to all restaurants and shops. The washers and dryers are also very helpful to all of our travelers, such as you and your wife, that are far from home!! I was... More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Solvang

Address: 1455 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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Location: United States > California > Solvang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Solvang 2.5*
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