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Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
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All reviewshotel virginiastate streetgreat locationhi expresshistoric hotelthe main streetfree breakfastheart of downtownwithin walking distancecentral locationthe breakfast areashops and restaurantsthird flooryogurtwould stay here againstayed one nightrooms are small
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Reviewed 14 March 2011

From the moment I arrived this was a great experience. The staff was friendly and efficient and addressed me by name. The room was spotless with a comfortable bed and easy access work space for my computer.

The location is convenient for walking to State Street with restaurants and shopping as well as to train station and slightly further to beach.

Breakfast in the morning includes a wide variety and something for everyone.

Read the plaque by the front door for this "historic Landmark", very interesting.

I'll be back.

Stayed: March 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 6 March 2011

Would NEVER stay there again. We were kept up all night because it is right across from a bar/restaurant and from 2 to 6 am a crazy person was screaming obsenities at the top of his lungs right outside . The walls are paper thin so every guest could be heard. Some of which were very drunk. Do yourself a favor and stay somewhere else. Way too expensive for what you get. Breakfast not good. Had to go to Starbucks to get a decent cup of coffee. You would at least expect good coffee for what you paid for the room. Very disappointing.

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank eagle456
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SBMort, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2011

Please accept our sincere apology for the unacceptable outside noise. We take your comment very seriously, and want you to know how very sorry we are that you had this experience at our hotel. We have security here to handle events such as these, and we will make sure that this does not reoccur. If you will contact the General Manager, we would like to offer you a return stay. We hope to show you the service and accommodations that the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara is famous for. Thank you again for your comment.

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Reviewed 2 March 2011

My husband and I wanted to get away for the weekend so he sugested Holiday Inn Express in Santa Barbara. I had the most wonderful stay, the employees were extremely helpful and friendly. The rooms were absolutely beautiful and the all around feel of the hotel was relaxing, peaceful and uplifting aura. The hotel manager was very helpful and made us feel like royalty. I would recommend this hotel to anyone that wants to be treated like royalty. I look forward to going back there soon.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank francine4004
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Reviewed 2 March 2011

I reserved this hotel to celebrate my 7th anniversary. The location was perfect for a nice romantic dinner and a night out on the town. The hotel staff were especially nice when I made reservations over the phone and upon check-in they were super helpful and courteous. The building was old, but that just added to it's charm. The room was comfortable and perfect for our stay. I had a great time, and can't wait to visit again!

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Kelly_with_a_Y
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Reviewed 1 March 2011

We stayed at the Hotel Virginia this past February and had a wonderful time. The location is perfect, located just off State Street. The staff was friendly and helpful.The location is the best part - walking distance to all the restaurants/pubs.

The hotel doesn't have a restaurant but they do offer a free breakfast in the morning that you eat in the lobby or take back to your room.

We had a really nice stay, wouldn't change a thing and would definitely return. The room was very clean and nicely decorated.

Highly recommend.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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