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Holiday Inn Express Solvang

1455 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2915
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  • Solvang Festival Theater
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  • 2 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 28 May 2014
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i could not ask for a better place to stay! the room was clean... more
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Elkridge, Maryland
Reviewed 28 May 2014

i could not ask for a better place to stay! the room was clean, beds were comfortable service was excellent, best of all was the way in which Sheri Kresky the GM handled all of our needs she was so friendly and willing to accomadate us with all our special requests, which made our stay special...thank you Sheri!!!!

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear Lorenza, Thank you very much for taking the time to give us your review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again very soon. Again, thank you. Sheri Kresky

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent 2 nights here and we could not have been more pleased with the rooms, service and staff. Although not located in the middle of town, we were able to walk anywhere within minutes. Would not recommend staying on highway side of road. Also Rm 222 was noisy as it was near the 'key door' where...

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and will return again. Again thank you very much. Sheri Kresky

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2014

The rooms were adequate and clean. The beds were comfortable. We had an upstairs room which was fine. The main hotel block was in another building and appeared more modern. Breakfast was very good. The waffle maker was a bit of a puzzle!! There were plenty of places nearby to eat in the evening.

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your review, it is so helpful to us when our guest let us know how we are doing. If I may assist you with any further travel needs, please feel free to contact me at any time. Thanks again, Sheri Kresky

Brea, California
Reviewed 17 April 2014

This was a big disappointment. The rooms are old and worn out. We had two rooms and both rooms had an undesirable smell to them one smelled like heavy cleaning products and the other smell really bad. The bathtub was rusted and dirty and worn. The beds were springy and lacked a warm blanket. I just felt like i was...

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear Brea, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. I sincerely apologize for the problems you encountered. As the new GM at this property, I take these matters very serious and can assure you we are in the process of making some positive changes here at the Holiday Inn Express-Solvang. I do hope that you reconsider your...

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 14 April 2014

This is a really worn out hotel. Definitely not up to normal HI standards. The bed was soft and creaky, the ceilings are very low and have popcorn, the people in the room above us sounded like a herd of elephants every time they walked. Also, the key cards kept not working, so we had to go to the front...

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SheriGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid feedback. I am very sorry to hear that your experience with us did not meet your expectations. The information you have shared will be relayed to all departments. We strive for excellence and take all of our guest comments very seriously. I will address the front desk about your key situation and I do sincerely...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 12 April 2014

This property is old and needs renovating, but sufficient for a one night stay. The carpets need a good cleaning or at least vacuuming. It was an easy walking distance to everything and a good price. Friendly and helpful staff. We had problems with getting HBO, but the manager, Lisa was attentive and compensated us accordingly and we were pleased...

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SheriKreskyGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear Amy, Thank you for your review of the hotel. I am pleased hear that you enjoyed the wonderful views, breakfast and our Bath and Body amenities. We definitely strive for excellence and are working on rectifying some of our renovation needs at this time. I appreciate the feedback and will share with Lisa your appreciation. If I may further...

Deutschland
Reviewed 30 March 2014

based on what we read here we booked two nites in November 2013. I should have read all evaluations rather than only very few. the stay was an overall disappointment and we changed plans and left after the first nite. check in was flawless. no problem here and no complaint. the whole property seemed to be sprayed in order to...

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Hello Donofrio_B, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a detailed review. I’m very disappointed to hear about your experience on your recent stay. I just want to assure you that our Hotel is very proud of its level of service, cleanliness and quality of its product. I apologize that we fell below your expectations on this...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2014

This hotel reminded me why it is worth staying at HI Express. Hotel areas and room were very clean. Room was spacious with tasteful, comfortable furnishings and upgraded bathroom. Parking was convenient for unloading luggage. Bed was soothing for a good night's sleep. Felt safe & secure at hotel which was well located for seeing sites around Solvang.

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear scuba312, Thank you for taking the time to comment on the hotel and the rooms! We pride ourselves in making sure each guest is comfortable and taken care of. I believe that from your response we were able to do that for you. We hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to Solvang.

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We didn't expect much more than a clean room really, but this place was great. Nice pool and lovely room. Great service - and welcome cookies. In adorable Solvang, of course. We have stayed in two other places in Solvang, and we'd both prefer to stay here on our next visit. Good price, too.

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear WorldsRoyster, Daily our goal is to exceed our guest's expectations, we are glad we were able to do so with your stay. We truly appreciate the positive feedback on Tripadvisor and look forward to accommodating you in the future.

West Covina, California, USA
Reviewed 18 February 2014

I'm a loyal customer of HIE. I can always depend on a comfortable room at a reasonable price. This HIE was a great value. It has character, charm, beautiful view from balconies of countryside, friendly staff, and a healthy quick grab morning meal for those on the go. This hotel is on the far end of the Main Street, but...

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Lisa W, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Solvang, responded to this review

Dear Marianne M, Thank you very much for the amazing four star review. We truly are committed to making each guest's stay comfortable and memorable, I'm glad we were able to achieve that with you. We are looking forward to accommodating you in the near future.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come discover the preferred destination of travelers visiting the Santa Ynez Valley, the Holiday Inn Express Solvang. We are centrally located in the Danish Town of Solvang, walking distance to all of its major attractions. It is best known for its shopping, restaurants, chocolate factories and wine tasting rooms! Our hotel is centrally located within Santa Barbara County's Wine Valley. The Holiday Inn Express Solvang is within minutes to Vandenberg Air Force Base, renowned Wineries such as Firestone, Gainey, Buttonwood and Rusack. If you are a golf enthusiast then make the Holiday Inn Express Solvang your golfing headquarters. With our Monthly Golf Packages, you can golf at courses such as The Alisal River Course and La Purisima Golf Course.Our hotel is conveniently located just 30 minutes from the city of Santa Barbara, 20 minutes from Vandenberg Air Force Base and 30 minutes away from Santa Maria. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Solvang

Address: 1455 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2915
Region: United States > California > Solvang
Price Range: $151 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Solvang 2.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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