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Holiday Inn Express Solvang

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1455 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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Ranked #9 of 10 hotels in Solvang
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011
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33 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

This is an old hotel that has been rebranded as a Holiday Inn Express. It is not as nice as the ones your normally see beside Interstates. New carpeting, paint, and furniture do not mask an old stale odor, decrepit stairs, and peeling rusty doors. Even the security lock on our door was broken. We stayed in Building B, maybe... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

We enjoyed our stay at the Holiday Inn Express in Solvang. Room were nice and clean...staff was very polite and friendly. Morning complimentary breakfast was good. It included eggs, bacon, biscuits and gravy, toast, cereals, and fruit.

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Saratoga, Ca
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

I stayed here with my daughter in August 2011. I travel frequently and often stay at Holiday Inn Express. This hotel does not live up to the Holiday Inn brand. The only good thing about the hotel is its location near town. The decor is not updated to the usual Holiday Inn style. We had a room in the second... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011 via mobile

Booked last minute. Were very friendly. We looked at few local ones but were a lot more expensive. This was better than 4star hotel I saw there. For 1/3 price. Great view. Need to get room with view ($10 more). Worth it. Very friendly staff (jeramiah).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

On outskirts of Danish looking town. Complimentary breakfast was very good. Room was okay and clean. Mermaid restaurant over road very good value but attitude of owner / staff very off putting ......... if you don't like it - hard luck.

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Boulder, Colorado
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

The good news - the location in Solvang is very convenient - right on the main street. Room was quiet and comfortable. Service was friendly. Price was reasonable. The bad news - breakfast was very limited and the eggs were awful. I paid extra for a valley view and had a view of some sort of dilapidated storage shack surrounded... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

We arrived late at this hotel, after a trip to Ojai, which is a nice town if you get time to visit. Solvang is a great looking town, very cute - very atmospheric if you get to hear the oompah Band. The hotel had friendly reception staff. There is a pool with a hot tub. The pool is small, but... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

front desk was great. lots of info. which included an invitation to help ourselves to coffee. the room was OK...not great. the swimming pool was tiny, not worth the space it took up. overall it was good enough for one night but we moved to another hotel for the remainder of our holiday.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

the Holiday inn in Solvang was a great value for our money centrally located .. includes a nice breakfast and free WI-Fi ... we parked and walk around town... great way to explore Solvang....

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San Jacinto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

We stay at the Holiday Inn Express when ever we visit Solvang. It is within walking distance of town So you can park your car for your visit.

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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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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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