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Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn

2.0 of 5 Inn   |   1711 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463
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Ranked #5 of 6 Solvang B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Portland, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Checking the GPS on my car we saw a cluster of Hotels in Solvang. What a surprise to find a Danish community and town. The hotel was dated and the room furnishing reminded me of my apartment from the early 90's. It was very clean and the smiles from the staff added to the charm. The price was right and... More

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Monterey Park, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming to Solvang since I was little and have always wanted to stay a night. I see reviews saying this place is outdated. Compared to contemporary places, yes. However, people have to understand that most of the hotels in Solvang have been there for over 20 years. If you understand this, you will understand that staying at Svendgaard... More

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Svendsgaard, Guest Relations Manager at Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your extensive review of your stay with us at Svendsgaard's. Our property was built by Mr. Svendsgaard's in 1969.Many of the hotel/motel properties were built in this same era with a few older ones from the 50's and early 60's.Than there was another boom of hotel/motels built in the late 1970's and 1980's. There have been... More

Laguna Niguel, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying here for over forty years and when we had our young children it was particularly great because many of the rooms have full kitchens with extra beds. With just the two of us I would now prefer a decent bed and pillows that don't hurt your neck. This place is clean but, in need of a... More

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Svendsgaard, Guest Relations Manager at Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review and patronage over the many years. Holly and the entire Svendsgarrd's Staff More

Plano, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lady who checked us in was very helpful and gave us good information about the area. Our room was nice and clean and large, and had a fireplace. We didn't try it because it was warm. But we will be back when cooler weather sets in, then we will try it. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the price... More

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Svendsgaard, Guest Relations Manager at Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to give a review on our your stay with us at Svendsgaard's. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in Solvang. Our fireplace rooms are a nice addition in the Fall and Winter months, so we hope you will return later in the year to enjoy. I would recommend... More

Haughton, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night in a deluxe king. The room (linens) were clean, though the carpet could have benefited from a shampoo. All the furnishings and fixings were very dated but functional. Couldn't complain for a 1 night stay, though fairly expensive but so is the rest of Solvang on a Friday night. I'd try somewhere else rather than... More

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Svendsgaard, Guest Relations Manager at Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Hello, We are thankful for your recent review. Friday and Saturday nights in Solvang are the busiest time as I am sure you are aware. Many guests request our deluxe kings with fireplaces and are very happy and surprised at the size of the room. Yes, we have the "in style" linen of triple sheeting, bed scarves and no comforter/bedspreads... More

Santa Barbara, CA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Svendsgaards does have a great location and the rooms are large and clean. However we had a corner room so we had streets on two sides. There is a surprising amount of traffic on Hwy 246 and it goes on until quite late at night. We thought this would be solved by turning on the window a/c unit when we... More

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Svendsgaard, Guest Relations Manager at Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for staying with us at Svendsgaard's. Our quiet little town has seen an increase in traffic and we do apologize. Efforts have been made with changing out to a more sound proof type of window. The rooms in front have an amazing view of town and are requested by some of our repeat guests. However, if you... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Svendsgaards has a great location. It's in an average price range. It is small but quaint. Don't tasked their advice on food choices however, they sent us to the most disgusting food I've ever eaten in Solvang, and told us it was the best place in town. Everyone in our party got sick. So either they have compromised taste buds,... More

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Svendsgaard, Guest Relations Manager at Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Hello, First of all let me thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always appreciate the feedback! I am so sorry for the restaurant recommendation. We would not send you somewhere we didn't like, so if you have the chance please call the front desk ( I work Sunday during the day) and let us know... More

Paso Robles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Stayed here for the second time to parlay a PCPA performance. Both times have been treated with friendly and helpful staff who have been willing to upgrade at no additional cost. Rooms, although dated, are spacious and clean. Pool is also clean and inviting. Price point for Solvang makes it a no-brainer.

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Svendsgaard, Guest Relations Manager at Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Hello, PCPA is a wonderful reason to come and enjoy Solvang! Even after 35 years of many visitors enjoying Solvang's outdoor plays it seems to still be a "bit of a secret". We are glad you find our rooms affordable and we are currently working on upgrading our bathrooms with granite counters and ordering new chairs, etc.... We hope to... More

Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

After one night, we decided we'd love to stay one more night. They found us a different room and transferred our bags from the old room to the new one while we enjoyed the day. Lovely Danish pastries from a Solvang bakery for breakfast + other items. While it isn't a posh place, the price was wonderful for Solvang. Very... More

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Svendsgaard, Guest Relations Manager at Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay. Yes, we often move luggage from one room to another if you extend your stay and your room has been specifically requested by another incoming guest. We like offering this service so your day is enjoyable and uninterrupted. And yes, your description of us as... More

Perth
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Needed a hotel not too far from LA after flying in from Australia and heading North to San Francisco. This fitted the bill being a couple of hours out (after clearing LA traffic) and conveniently situated just off the highway we were using. Solvang is a pretty/quaint little village (although how we got Swedish beer in what is meant to... More

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Svendsgaard, Guest Relations Manager at Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for staying with us on your trip to the United States. We are aware you have lots of choices and places to see when on a trip to California and are happy to hear you enjoyed Solvang! Sincerely, Holly More

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Address: 1711 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463
Location: United States > California > Solvang
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Hotel Class:2 star — Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn 2*
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