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Santa Ynez Valley Marriott

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stopped by on Wednesday after business meeting in Solvang and need to wind down after a long day. Kim was in the bar and very attentive and great conversation. Enjoyable to have conversation with a intelligent woman great asset to your organization.

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Corona, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would like to start by saying that their "ENTIRE" staff was very friendly and made us feel important. This shows that whoever the manager is, got his or her point across that customers come first. From the minute we checked in to the minute we checked out, all personal was on board to make our weekend getaway memorable. You...

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Vacaville, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hotel. Modern rooms that are high-tech but the thing that impressed was the helpful friendly staff which included housekeeping, groundskeeper, front desk and restaurant workers. Each person made us feel we were among family. Outstanding.

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Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent Valentine's weekend at this Marriott with my husband and 4 kids and the staff couldn't have been better. Everyone was so friendly and helpful, even with unusual requests like going swimming and in the hottub bright and early in the morning. Everyone was always ready with a smile, providing us with towels, pillows, blankets, milk, and any other...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 6 recently visited the newly remodeled Santa Ynez Marriott and could not have been more impressed with the level of service, the accommodations, and the overall great experience that we had. The staff were extremely welcoming upon our arrival and were patient and helpful even after helping to unload 4 children and all of our luggage. Our...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited this Marriott for decades and this is the best it has ever looked. The lobby is now modern and worthy of spending time in with a nice looking bar and wood burning pizza oven lit all afternoon and evening. The rooms have been nicely updated as well with a small corner couch, good-sized flat screen and a small...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Modern, clean, large comfortable room and bed; quiet; convenient to Solvang without all the hyper touristy kitsch. We were recognized as elite immediately by the staff. There is no club but the elite complementary buffet was very good, including an omelet station. Will definitely be my choice if back in the area

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Orange County, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via 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 5 weeks ago via 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 9 February 2017

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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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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 Rd, Buellton, CA 93427-9559
Region: United States > California > Buellton
Price Range: $238 - $507 (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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Also Known As:
Santa Ynez Valley Marriott Hotel Buellton
Marriott Santa Ynez Valley
Marriott Hotel Buellton
Marriott Buellton
Buellton Marriott
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“The suites with the new floors in them instead of carpet are fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles atessajaleh, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms above the pool are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles reograd, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top Floor away from the elevator was amazingly quiet”
 of 5 bubbles D7765EKbobs, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles tomp465, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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