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Solvang Gardens

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293 Alisal Rd., Solvang, CA 93463
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This inn is close to the shops and restaurants in Solvang but far enough to be relaxing, cozy, and it's a great value. The rooms have nice bathrooms, comfy beds, new tvs, and a great continental breakfast. I would highly recommend a stay here.

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Los Angeles, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The best part for us were the gardens...front and back. Unfortunately, it was raining and cold, so we couldn't enjoy them. It would be perfect for a glass of wine, having breakfast or just checking the internet. Our room was facing the English Garden (rear) which was very private. The room was small but clean...perfect for a short stay. I... More 

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Debbie V, General Manager at Solvang Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write such a nice review about our hotel. I am happy to hear that Adriana was able to assist you with local dinner options. I am sorry it was raining during your visit but hope you will come back to visit us again when you can enjoy our beautiful... More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

on December 25th, 2013, I had a reservation here through booking.com. Something came up and we were unable to use the reservation. Having established a rapport with the manager, I called her and related my story. She asked if I wanted a refund and I said no-that sooner or later I would use the reservation and looked forward to meeting... More 

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Monterey Park, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We chose Solvang Gardens mostly based on the reviews that we read about the beautiful gardens, and I am glad that we did! Spending time in the front garden added a peaceful and relaxing experience to our stay. In addition, Sabiha provided us with friendly and helpful service. We stayed in room #4 (Edelweiss), which is a corner room facing... More 

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Debbie V, General Manager at Solvang Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a positive review about our hotel and our friendly staff. We strive to give our guests a unique customer experience and I am glad to hear that Sabiha provided that for you. We hope you will give us the opportunity to serve you again the next time you visit our lovely town of Solvang. Our... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Clean rooms, friendly and helpful staff, walking distance to town, peaceful gardens. I would have rated it a 5 if there was a fridge and microwave. It was a bummer when we couldn't bring a doggy bag back.

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Debbie V, General Manager at Solvang Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a nice review about our hotel and our staff. We pride ourselves in servicing the needs of our guests and it thrills me to hear such positive feedback. We do have several rooms on our property that do have a microwave and refrigerator to accommodate those great left overs and I am sorry that we... More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for two nights back in November. The staff were both efficient and friendly with a warm welcome on arrival. The hotel itself is set in beautiful relaxing gardens and it was warm enough to eat breakfast outside surrounded by flowers. Breakfast was "help yourself" to a continental one, included in the price , and... More 

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Debbie V, General Manager at Solvang Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for writing such a lovely review about our hotel and staff. We strive to do our best to exceed our guests expectations and it's very nice to hear your positive feedback. I am happy that you shared your experience with us and that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit. We hope you give us the opportunity to serve... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The Solvang Gardens is a small motel in Solvang. The location is excellent: you can walk everywhere in town, yet it is not on the main road, so it is very quiet. The garden is very pretty and the breakfast is quite good with fresh pastries and oatmeal, although the bagels are so-so... Unfortunately there is nowhere to sit to... More 

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Debbie V, General Manager at Solvang Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our beautiful gardens and am sorry it was too cold to enjoy breakfast outside in the garden during your stay. We have experienced some chilly mornings in the winter months when we encourage our guests to take a tray of breakfast... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Paper-thin walls, no feasible in-room, overnight heating (temp. outdoors went below freezing the night I was there), no table, armchair, phone, surface space in bathroom. Breakfast doesn't start 'til 8 am.

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Livermore California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Excellent stay here during a trip to Solvang and the Santa Inez Valley. The inn is very convenient to downtown Solvang and you can easily walk. The rooms are reasonably priced and clean, staff was very helpful. There is a very good continental breakfast that has some variety. My favorite feature of the inn are the gardens. There is one... More 

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Debbie V, General Manager at Solvang Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to relax in our gardens. We look forward to seeing you again! Happy Holidays! More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

A relative suggested we stay At Solvang Gardens, and I am so glad she did .On arrival our room was not ready, but no matter, We had a room looking out over the front garden, where incidentally we chose to eat our breakfast of which there was a great choice, all help yourself. There was also an English style garden... More 

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Debbie V, General Manager at Solvang Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for you lovely review. We take pride in servicing our guests and it's great to hear your feedback. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you return the next time you are visiting Solvang! Happy Holidays! More 

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