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    Santa Barbara

      17 W. Haley Street, Santa Barbara
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      Welcome to Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara

      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!

      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,fast Wi-Fi access, bike rentals, gym and pool access, and 24 hour concierge services.

      Business Services

      Wireless Data Connection
      Business Center

      Health and Fitness Center (Off-site)

      Health/Fitness Center Off-Site

      Housekeeping and Laundry Services

      Daily Housekeeping

      Dry Cleaning Pickup or Laundry Valet

      Same Day Dry Cleaning


      Safety Deposit Box available at Front Desk

      Concierge Services

      Overlooking Santa Barbara, the outdoor balcony offers a quiet oasis for enjoying a hot cup of coffee and a cinnamon roll from the free Express Start Breakfast Bar. The expanded buffet includes biscuits and gravy, eggs, bacon, cereal and various pastries.


       Room Service Available: 11:00 AM-9:00 PM

      Nearby Restaurants

      Holdren's Steak House
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      An upscale steak house serving great steaks, seafood, and salads. Reservations are recommended for weekends.
      Wine Cask
      Location:  Every night for dinner
      Serves:  Dinner
      Upscale restaurant located in the historic El Paseo featuring creative cuisine. Large selection of wines from on site cellar.
      Palace Grill
      Location:  Open Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      Local Cajun restaurant very popular with locals for good drinks and Cajun atmosphere
      Serves:  Dinner
      The Natural Cafe
      Location:  Open 7 days a week
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      Natural and Vegetarian cuisine

      Guestroom data services

      Wireless Data Connection

      High-speed Internet Access

      Business Center data services

      Wireless Data Connection

      High-speed Internet Access

      Public space data services

      Wireless Data Connection


      High-speed Internet Access

      • Our hotel offers two secured out door lots to our guests, for a small nightly fee. Weekends valet service is included with the hotel stay. Every guest has coming and going privilege’s with no extra charge.
      • Daily Parking Fee  16.00 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.
      • 45.0 USD 
      • American Express
      • Carte Blanche
      • Diners Club
      • Discover
      • JCB
      • MasterCard
      • Visa
      • Chinese
      • English
      • Spanish


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

      Hotel areas that are accessible:

      Guest Rooms

      Concierge Desk

      Business Center

      Registration Desk

      Public Entrance

      Hotel areas with accessible routes from accessible public entrance:

      Exercise Facility

      Business Center


      Registration Desk

      Accessible Guest Rooms

      Hotel provides the following:

      Portable Tub Seats

      TTY for Guest Use

      Communication Kits With Visual Alarms And Notification Devices

      Closed Caption Televisions

      Accessible Self Parking

      Van Accessible Self Parking

      Valet Parking Available