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We Provide More than Just Comfortable Lodging in Santa Barbara

Those who arrive seeking merely comfortable lodging in Santa Barbara will be pleasantly surprised to find the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara offers much, much more. From a decadent, complimentary breakfast to complimentary beach cruiser bicycles, we’ll help you enjoy your stay in every way possible.

When you select one of our Santa Barbara hotel packages you’ll participate in a specially-crafted wine tasting, spa treatment, or dinner package experience while saving on your Santa Barbara lodging. As a member of the InterContinental Hotels Group, we offer IHG Rewards Points for the world’s best and largest hotel loyalty program.

Deluxe Complimentary Breakfast

They say it’s the most important meal of the day, and with the deluxe breakfast we serve at the Holiday Inn Express, it might just be your most enjoyable. Every morning, we treat you to a feast of savory delights like fluffy biscuits with gravy, cheese omelets, scrambled eggs, bacon, and sausage served amid the bright and beautiful ambience of our breakfast salon. Our signature cinnamon rolls, bagels and cream cheese, English muffins and jam, cereal, yogurt, hard-boiled eggs, and a selection of coffees, teas, and juices round out our delectable, edible offerings. Start the day right with our complimentary smorgasbord of tasty morsels when you book a room at the Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara.

Fun for Free

When the sunny beaches beckon, you can cruise the numerous, beachfront bike paths and explore the city’s sights and verdant parks on our beach-cruiser bicycles, available exclusively to our guests free of charge. If working out is your thing or the California sun makes you yearn to cool off in a pool, we’ll provide you with complimentary all-access passes to Key 2 Fitness, a fully equipped, 24-hour fitness facility located just around the corner and a nearby Olympic-size swimming facility.

WiFi that Goes the Distance

At the Holiday Inn Express, our wireless Internet is supercharged to stretch into every corner of our hotel at full strength, so you’ll find our WIFI signal uptime accommodates your important work deadlines, even in the farthest reaches of our outer rooms.

Staff That Are Here to Help

Our committed Holiday Inn Express team is comprised of hospitable and informed staff members, who are Santa Barbara experts and know the city like the back of their hand. For concierge service and insider tips on Santa Barbara’s hottest spots, most romantic haunts, and beautiful vistas, just ask—it’s our goal to make your Santa Barbara experience unforgettable.

Beautiful Balcony

No Santa Barbara, California hotel would be complete without outdoor spaces for you to enjoy. Cooled by palm trees and ocean breezes with spectacular views of the city and the sea, our awning-covered balcony, located on the second floor, awaits. We invite you to kick back and relax while taking in the view of the American Riviera in this comfortable, outdoor salon.

Amenities Included with Your Lodging in Santa Barbara

  • Complimentary Key 2 Fitness access (located around the corner and open 24 hours/day)
  • Complimentary Beach Cruiser Bicycle Rentals
  • Complimentary Olympic Size Swimming Pool passes
  • Complimentary Full Breakfast Buffet
  • In-room Menus for Room Service Provided by Local Restaurants
  • Covered Balcony with Stunning Views of the City
  • Valet Parking Available
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning in Rooms and Common Areas
  • Free Morning Newspaper Delivered to Room
  • Business Center
    • Copying
    • E-mail & Internet
    • Facsimile
    • Printer
  • Concierge Services
  • Safety Deposit Box available at Front Desk
  • Parking ($16/night)
  • Same Day Dry Cleaning
  • Ice Machine
  • Pet-friendly Stay ($45/stay for up to 2 pets under 50 lbs.)