Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
Top City Hotel

17 West Haley Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3428, United States
+1 805 963 9757

AED 603+

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Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 398 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 9.0
  • 8.9
  • 8.5

Good to know

  • Nice building
  • Friendly service
  • Great shopping
  • Good restaurants & bars in the area


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    Enjoy Our Santa Barbara Hotel's Historic Charm Classic California Spanish Revival touches enhance the Holiday Inn Express® Santa Barbara’s historic feel. Our Historic Landmark property, also known as the Hotel Virginia, was built in 1917 and features Malibu and Catalina tile-work, exposed brick walls, and wrought-iron railings. With our convenient, downtown Santa Barbara location, the sights and sounds of the city are just steps away. Quietly charming, Santa Barbara boasts stunning Spanish architecture at sites like the Santa Barbara Courthouse. The beach and Stearns Wharf are only a few blocks from the hotel, while the Santa Barbara Zoo is about two miles away. Remember to see the Santa Barbara Mission, known as the Queen of the Missions. With free Wi-Fi, a Business Center, and easy access to major area employers, such as the County of Santa Barbara, University of California, SONOS, Lockheed Martin, and ExxonMobil; corporate travelers find this hotel the perfect choice. Modern conveniences merge with historical touches to create a unique feel, and Santa Barbara vacations are made easy with amenities like the daily, complimentary Express Start Breakfast Bar, bike rentals, and Key 2 Fitness gym access. Our second-level balcony entices guests to relax while enjoying spectacular views of the city. Our comfortable, spacious guest rooms feature triple-sheeted beds, HD TVs, and more. Call us today and join us in the heart of Santa Barbara!

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    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Business centre
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry service
    • No smoking
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Fitness centre
    • Storage available
    • ATM on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Room service
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Designated smoking area
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 398 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
    • 8.9 "Amenities are good."
    • 8.5 "Generally very clean."
    • 8.2 "Very good internet connection."

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 230 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.8 "Amenities are good."
    • 8.4 "Generally very clean."
      8.0 "80% said rooms were clean."
    • 7.9 "Good vibe."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 155 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.6 "86% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.9 "Amenities are good."
    • 8.8 "Generally very clean."
      8.5 "85% said rooms were clean."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 11 reviews
    • 7.3 "Nice rooms."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Friendly service"
    "Great shopping"
    "Good restaurants & bars in the area"
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