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Orange County, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We chose Marriott being a rewards member. The facility has a nice lobby bar area and spacious reception. The room was large and nicely decorated but comparatively the bathroom was small with only one sink and the toilet is squeezed right there next to it. My biggest complaint was the staff at the coffee bar. After returning from dinner our...

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Marriott33, Manager at Santa Ynez Valley Marriott, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your concerns and what took place on February 22, 2017 during your stay with us. We strive to make each guests time here at the hotel a positive and memorable experience and see that this time it was not the case. We have brought this to the attention of...

Fairfax Station, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stay here each time I'm in town for business. The renovation has taken the hotel from a hunting lodge theme to a modern welcoming hotel. Probably a nod to the winery scene establishing itself here. There's even massages available by appointment. The hotel lobby is bright and welcoming. Check in was a breeze. I used the mobile check in...

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Marriott33, Front Office Manager at Santa Ynez Valley Marriott, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott with us. Every process put in place is aimed at providing you with an unforgettable hotel experience. From your recent feedback, I am disappointed to learn that we fell short of your expectations. I would like to take this time to apologize for...

Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay at this hotel all the time for work. I can't say enough good things about how friendly and helpful the staff is here. The breakfast staff is the best, I love Marta and think she's one of the sincerely nicest people ever. I love the new lobby and the gorgeous lobby bar. It's such a great place to...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing stay at the newly renovated Marriott! The bar had such an amazing menu we stayed in for dinner. And kimberlee is an amazing mixologist! Highly recommend you stop in and say hi at minimum for one of the specialty drinks!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The front desk staff were excellent. We were upgraded to a suite as a platinum member. The suite is huge, with a patio (shared) off the living room. The bathroom is twice the size of our master bathroom at home and the bed room is big enough for a party. So why do I give this hotel a rating of...

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Claremont, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, since this was always my "go to" place when wine tasting, I decided to try it once again. From the moment I arrived, I was treated like I was someone very special. I purchased the room with my Marriott Rewards Points,(since I have so many), I asked if I could get a room upgrade prior to my arrival so,...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Against my better judgement I gave this hotel a second try. Again, total fail on the part of the staff. Rooms look nicer but staff is very rude...Especially the general manger which was shocking. I travel to this area often and wish this hotel was an enjoyable place to stay. Two words of advice....Stay away!

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Marriott33, General Manager at Santa Ynez Valley Marriott, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Tim S., We are sincerely sorry that we failed to meet your expectations. We are a bit surprised at your review as we typically get high praise regarding our staff and service. I do not recall having any personal interactions with you but please feel free to contact me directly so that we can discuss this further. It...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last time i was at this hotel was 2 years ago, at that time, felt it was a nice property but felt a little dated. Was i surprised to find that the hotel had been completely updated, starting with the lobby which was unrecognizable from the last time we were there. There is now a comfortable restaurant/bar at one end...

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Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience all around at this property. Me and my wife took a drive down to San Diego from Bay Area and decided to spend a night here to see the little Dutch village and split out drive up. Pleasantly surprised. I was recongnized right away as a Platinum member, given fruit/chocolates and a suite upgrade. It was a very...

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San Diego
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I was there before the remodel and wrote a review on how outdated it was. I came back in December, and the rooms where beautifully done. Very Modern. Great job, and I am glad I gave them another chance. Breakfast was good. We were there for the Solvang Christmas Parade, so convenient, 10 mins and your there. Parking was challenging...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Currently under extensive renovation. Loud noise disturbance from 8am until 6pm seven days a week until approximately October 1, 2016. Sporatic water shut off's Monday through Friday 9am until 5pm. Ultra comfortable accommodations in the Santa Ynez Valley Wine country. Only 3 miles from the Danish town of Solvang.Over 80 local vineyards, wineries and tasting rooms nearby in the Santa Barbara Country wine country. We also offer beautiful wedding, event, and meeting space in the Santa Ynez Valley close to Vandenberg Air Force Base. Our certified meeting and wedding planner will ensure your event is flawless. Plus earn Marriott Rewards Points and promotions with your event. The Santa Ynez Valley Marriott conveniently has a Lobby Bar, featuring Starbucks Coffee and Teas, and the Starting Gate Restaurant. You will also enjoy our gift shop and Hertz Car Rental. For your recreation, our 24 hour fitness center, outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi, with brand new lounge furniture, will keep you fit and relaxed. Established in 1984. The Santa Ynez Valley Marriott in Buellton, CA upgraded all their beds and linens to the Marriott Revive Collection, featuring ultra comfortable beds and luxurious linens. We also feature complimentary Wireless Internet in our guest common areas and in our guest rooms for those guests registered with Marriott Rewards. From September 2015 until approximately October, 2016, the hotel will be undergoing a total and extensive renovation. The new 555 Restaurant and Lounge will inhabit the new lobby greatroom, along with a newly updated double size fitness center. All guest rooms are being completely renovated from the ground up including stand alone tiled showers in 70% of the rooms, luxury vinyl flooring and a beautiful brand new full furniture package. What a way to celebrate our 30th Marriott Anniversary!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Ynez Valley Marriott

Address: 555 McMurray Road, Buellton, CA 93427
Region: United States > California > Buellton
Price Range: $229 - $471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Santa Ynez Valley Marriott 3.5*
Number of rooms: 163
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Santa Ynez Valley Marriott Hotel Buellton
Marriott Santa Ynez Valley
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“Rooms above the pool are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles reograd, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top Floor away from the elevator was amazingly quiet”
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“Request a room facing away from the freeway for a quieter room.”
 of 5 bubbles richandmarti, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Away from the freeway.”
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“Nice hotel but price is high”
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