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About our Hotel

Location: Downtown/City Center

  • Location: Downtown/City Center
  • Closest City: SANTA BARBARA
  • Distance From Hotel: 0.0MI
  • Local time zone: GMT-07:00

Check In: 3:00 PM Check Out: 11:00 AM

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18

Credit cards

Credit cards

  • American Express
  • Carte Blanche
  • Diners Club
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Accessibility

Accessibility

  • Number of Rooms:4
  • Parking
  • Service Animals Allowed

Languages

Languages

  1. English
  2. Spanish
  3. Chinese

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

There is a 2 pet maximun per room.Dogs up to 50 pounds only.Pets must be declared at check in.Pets are allowed in designated rooms only.Pets must never be left unattended.Pets not allowed in food areas.Pets must be on leash when not in room.
Pet deposit amount  39.00  USD  per stay

Parking

Parking

  • Number of parking spaces:35
  • Car Parking Available
  • Outdoor Parking. Limited Valet Parking.
  • Daily Parking Fee ( 14.00  USD)
  • Valet parking fee  ( 14.0 USD )

Internet

Standard Internet Service

Standard Internet service is free for all guests
Wireless Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas
Wired Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas

Facility

Facility

  • Hotel renovated inFebruary 01, 2005
  • Total number of rooms:61
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:37
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds:24
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:61
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged:4
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors:3
  • FEMA Property Number:CA2217

Enjoy Santa Barbara Hotel's Historic Charm

Classic touches of California Spanish Revival add to the historic feel of the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Santa Barbara. The hotel's historic property, also known as the Hotel Virginia and built in 1917, features Malibu and Catalina tile-work, exposed brick walls and wrought-iron railings, all in a convenient downtown location.

With the hotel's location in Santa Barbara, the sights and sounds of the city are just steps away. Quietly
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Enjoy Santa Barbara Hotel's Historic Charm

Classic touches of California Spanish Revival add to the historic feel of the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Santa Barbara. The hotel's historic property, also known as the Hotel Virginia and built in 1917, features Malibu and Catalina tile-work, exposed brick walls and wrought-iron railings, all in a convenient downtown location.

With the hotel's location in Santa Barbara, 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. Don't miss a chance to see the Santa Barbara Mission, known as the "Queen of the Missions."

With free Wi-Fi access and a Business Center, corporate travelers find this downtown hotel is the perfect choice. Additionally, guests enjoy easy access to major area employers, such as the County of Santa Barbara, University of California, Lockheed Martin and ExxonMobil.

Modern conveniences merge with historical touches to create a unique feel, and Santa Barbara vacations are made easy with amenities like the daily, free Express Start Breakfast Bar and free access to Spectrum Gym. Room service is available from Mesa Cafe from 11am to 9pm, and the second-level balcony entices guests to relax while enjoying spectacular views of the city. Call us today!

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Features
Besides the hotel's prime location in downtown Santa Barbara, guests enjoy staying at this historic hotel for the many free amenities, including the Express Start Breakfast Bar and fast Wi-Fi access.

Guest Reviews

Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 275 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent stay in downtown Santa Barbara Fantastically friendly staff and management and great location. August 1, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Clean, cozy and PERFECT location in SB I really enjoyed my stay at the HIE in Santa Barbara. Location is absolutely perfect. I was able to walk to just about everything my husband and I had planned on doing during the trip (Segway ride through the beach, visit wine tastings, restaurants, marina, etc). Hotel was small but clean and was more than enough room for my husband and I. Parking was not as bad as I had expected based on other's reviews. But I did notice if you were to arrive late in the evening, you probably will need to valet. Luckily I never needed to valet. $14 per night for parking seems steep but it seemed to be the norm in that area. One recommendation is to update the mattress. We had a king and it was extremely soft. Otherwise it was fun, relaxing and I would not hesitate to stay at this hotel again the next time I am in Santa Barbara. July 31, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Wonderful Historic downtown hotel This Holiday Inn Express was lovely, located in an old building built in 1917. Lots of character, friendly, helpful staff, good breakfast, and so close to State Street that you can park all weekend and walk everywhere. We loved it and will be back for sure! July 31, 2015
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