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Holiday Inn Express Solvang

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1455 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
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Ranked #8 of 10 Hotels in Solvang
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012
amberbonnie Concord, California
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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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Concord, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

I was quoted one price on the phone and was charged over this price as well as being charged even more the second night and not being informed of this. And when I brought it to there attention he told me that each night runs at different rates. They weren't very accomidating. The parking accomidations aren't the greatest.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear amberbonnie, Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay at Holiday Inn Express Solvang. It is regrettable you were not satisfied with the service you received. I would like to address this with you further. I have sent you a private message to obtain more information about your stay. I look forward to hearing from you and being... More 

Rancho Cucamonga, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Check in was quick and easy, staff was friendly and helpful. Parking was under the building of the room. there were carts for you lugage and an elevator. Room was large and clean. Bath was not cramped the towels were of a good quality and were changed each day we were there,also the usual soaps. shampoo etc and hair dryer,... More 

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Anderson, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

I highly recommend this hotel. The staff was extremely courteous, helpful and attentive to the guests. The breakfast was fantastic. The "breakfast cook" was a kick; she set a smile on everyone's face to start the day. You could tell she really enjoyed working at this hotel.

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stockton,ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

We stayed here for one night and it was great. We got a king size room and it faced the main street. We had no issues with any noises. The only minor complaint I had was that the room was a bit dark. The window was small so it didn't bring in much light into the room. The hotel is... More 

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San Diego, Ca
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Great location. Walking distance to everything in Solvang. Good underground parking. Room was HUGE...I think it might have been a handicap room but it was great. I would only suggest that you try and get a room away from the main street. It gets a little loud. The other side of the hotel has great views of rolling hills. We... More 

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California, USA
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113 hotel reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Great Location, close to downtown. Park your car in the underground parking and try to get a room on the 3rd floor in the back (nice and quiet, open the window) front rooms will have some traffic noice. Great warm breakfast, good coffee. 3 star hotel, explore Solvang in 1/2 a day. MeuterMedia

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

The price is right for a clean room in Solvang. The staff is helpful and friendly. Nothing fancy but it worked out well for me.

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York N. Yorkshire
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Our second visit to Solvang, this quaint not to be missed small town of Danish heritage. Best to arrive after dark to experience the wow factor, the spectacle of fairy lights and 'gingerbread' properties. It feels like Christmas celebration every day! Most of its accomodation is on a motel style, we prefer hotel and therefore chose Holiday Inn Express with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

We stayed for two night for a weekend getaway. We got in early and tried to check in and after wating in line the people in front of us were checked in and given water bottles and chocolates. When I approached I was told to come back later. A few hours later I again waited in line and watched as... More 

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Management response:

Dear hockeyfan3144, Thank you for staying with us. Our hotel is very proud of its level of service, cleanliness and quality of its product and for this reason your comments are very troubling and will certainly be looked into. While we understand that your stay was not 100% satisfactory, we would hope that you would give us another chance to... More 

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San Antonio, Tx
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Hotel front desk needs more training in writing clearly. Internet coordinates were illegible. parking is underground. Electrical outlets in room were loose and hard to put plugs in and keep them connected. Electricity in sink area went out. This is an older building, converted to hotel space. It is just ok, but certainly not great.

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Dear Sataviolet, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about our facility and your stay. We are pleased you liked the convenient location of our hotel. I would like to offer a sincere apology for seeing you did not enjoy your overall experience with us. We believe we can only improve our services through our guest feedback.... More 

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