It’s fresh, it’s hot, and it’s free. Dig into our free Express Start Breakfast full of your favorites to help kick start your day.
Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location
Explore Our Hotel
Enjoy our Santa Barbara hotel's historic charm during your stay with us.
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 tilework, 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 our complimentary Express Start Breakfast Bar. 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!
- Black-out Shades
- Crib Available
- Iron/Ironing Board
- Separate Hanging Closet
- In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
- Extra Bedding Available
- Private Bathroom
- Bathroom Amenities Available
- Hair Dryer
- Separate/Walk-in Shower
- Mini Refrigerator
- Coffee Maker
- Flat-screen TV
- Work Desk with Lamp
- Desk-level Electrical Outlet
- Free Local Calls
- Premium Channels
- Direct-dial Phone
- Phone with Voicemail
- Windows Open by Guest
- Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
- Full Breakfast Included
- Breakfast Buffet Included
- Continental Breakfast Included
- On-Site Business Center
- Office supplies available
- Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
- Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
Housekeeping & Laundry
- Daily Housekeeping
- Concierge Services
- Wake Up Calls
17 W. Haley Street
Santa Barbara, California 93101-3428
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Parking + -
- Our hotel offers valet parking for $25/night.
Shuttle + -
Accessibility + -
- Public Entrance
- Guest Rooms
- Public Restrooms
- Registration Desk
- Business Center
- Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 0
Accessible Hotel Areas
- Registration Area
- Accessible Guest Rooms
- Business Center
- Exercise Facility
Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance
- Accessible Self Parking
- Van Accessible Self Parking
- Portable Bathtub Seats
- Closed Caption TVs
- Telephone with TDD
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
- Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
Provided by Hotel
Pet Policy + -
- Pets Allowed
- Service Animals Allowed
- Pet Walking Area On-site
- Pet Deposit per Stay: 45 USD
- There is a 2 pet max per room. Pets must be declared to avoid extra fees and must not be left unattended in room. Only service animals are allowed in food areas. Pets must be on leash outside. 45 dollars per stay pet fee.
Facility + -
- Number of Floors: 3
- Total Number of Rooms: 61
- Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 61
- Number of Accessible Rooms: 4
Languages + -
Languages Spoken by Staff
Credit Cards + -
- American Express
- Diners Club
- Carte Blanche
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FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara?
At Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara, valet parking is available for a daily rate of 25 USD.
Can I cancel my booking at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara for a full refund?
Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.
Does Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara have a pool?
No, Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara does not have a pool.
When is breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara?
Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara is available from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.
What are the check-in and check-out times for Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara?
Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara is from 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.
Does Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara offers free WiFi!
Does Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara have a restaurant on site?
No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara?
Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.
How many rooms does the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara have?
The Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara has 61 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.
Can I bring my pet to Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara?
Pets are welcome at Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara. There is a pet deposit per stay of 45 USD. Our Pet Policy: There is a 2 pet max per room. Pets must be declared to avoid extra fees and must not be left unattended in room. Only service animals are allowed in food areas. Pets must be on leash outside. 45 dollars per stay pet fee..