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The Book Loft

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Books and Hans Christian Andersen

The Book Loft is a wonderful small bookstore crammed with books. It is tidy and has a great variety... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Lora W
Logan, Utah
Great bookstore for adults and children alike

The bookstore was a good size, it had plenty of popular children's books + adult books. I went... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
Belmont, California
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The Book Loft is located in the beautiful Danish city of Solvang in Santa Barbara County. An independent bookstore since 1970, The Book Loft has served the needs of the local residents of Santa Ynez Valley, visitors from Scandinavian countries...more
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1680 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-3602
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

The Book Loft is a wonderful small bookstore crammed with books. It is tidy and has a great variety of books for all ages. We went to see the Hans Christian Andersen museum that is above the book store. It is small but packs a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lora W
Reviewed November 25, 2018

The bookstore was a good size, it had plenty of popular children's books + adult books. I went there with my family and the children loved it! They kept on reading for a long time. It is perfect for a family. The books are well-organized...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This bookstore had everything I like in a bookstore. It had a large variety of books, different languages, used and new books. Even the kids books had a large variety!! You have to check it out if you are a book lover like I am....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

This book store does, indeed, have a loft that is attached to the Hans Christian Andersen museum. It is filled with lovely old books and the staff is kind and helpful. The coffee shop next door invites you to purchase a book and leisurely enjoy...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Korie P
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Fabulous assortment of great books just like in the 90's when most people enjoyed real books! Picked up some classic children's books for two young new mothers. Took me back to the days when I let my own kids enjoy a new book. Friendly non-pushy...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Steven B
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Think about a movie set, in a romantic comedy like, the bookstore in "You've Got Mail." Besides having a bountiful collection of children's books the proprietor also stocked the the shelves with just about every popular genre; there's a book for all readers. This place...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Buddhasmom
Reviewed September 2, 2016

Lots of interesting books in many different genres as well as fun gift items and quirky cards. My kids both found books for the remainder of the vacation including a Spanish-language version of John Green's Paper Towns.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank historygirl1649
Reviewed November 28, 2015

A great variety of books and some you would never find in the big box book stores. Loved browsing and picking up several gifts.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank sandy t
Reviewed October 1, 2015

I was going to do a general review of the town, but there doesn't appear to be that option, so I'll mention here that it's lovely to just wander and take in the place! I did visit the Bookloft, as I wanted to buy a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Jinxster
Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful book store attached to a great coffee shop. This store offers new, used and antique books. Be sure to check out the second story and take a look at all the books in the case... many of the books are signed which is amazing....More

Date of experience: May 2015
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