Enjoy This Remodeled Carpinteria Hotel's Charm and Great Location You'll discover the best of the Golden State while staying at the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Carpinteria. The hotel's guests can take advantage of our excellent location by spending an afternoon at a secluded California beach or by enjoying our proximity to the energetic and beautiful downtown Santa Barbara. We strive to provide each corporate traveler with the best in business amenities, so the hotel includes two event spaces, as well as a Business Center with print and copy services. Other perks include our proximity to nearby businesses like Venoco, CKE Restaurants and Lynda.com, which means you'll never be late to client meetings. Leisure guests appreciate the fact that we are pet friendly and near Carpinteria State Beach. Our hotel's property is just a half-mile from the pristine California shore, and we are a short drive from Santa Barbara, so you can enjoy great dining, entertainment and shopping. While in the area, be sure to check out the historic Santa Barbara Mission and to spend an afternoon exploring Stearns Wharf. We are proud to provide free Wi-Fi access throughout the property in addition to the option of wired access in select rooms. We also serve the complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar at our pet friendly accommodations near Carpinteria State Beach, so the hotel's patrons can get the day off to the perfect start. Book your room today.
It was a comfortable and clean room with an excellent breakfast.
It was clean and easy to get to Westmont College, the reason we were in the area.
sort of thin wall between us and next door and the big fight then make up session that went on at 6 am!
free parking, free internet
we were waked up in the middle of the night by a false fire alarm
Rooms were clean, free hot/continental breakfast was a nice plus, location is good for santa barbara/wine country travellers
good beds and pillows, very quiet.
a little over priced.
The room: very clean, well equipped, very comfortable bed, very quiet despite facing the 101 (windows must be of excellent quality!). Pool looks nice (we did not use it), pretty noisy though since it is on the 101 side.
The breakfast: not enticing at all, even the bread tasted bad... Unless you like oversweetened sticky pastries, already made omelets and miniature beef patties waiting in a plastic cupboard, you'd better skip the breakfast and find a better one elsewhere in Carpinteria or Santa Barbara (easy!). Cafeteria atmosphere does not match the standing of the room at all.
we lost an earring in sink and staff was very helpful
I very much liked the sofa couch microwave and refrigerator.
The only problem was the bad communication between bookings.com and Holiday Inn Express. The reservation sent by bookings.com to the hotel did not match the dates that I had reserved. Fortunately the guy at the front desk gave me a room even if the reservation he received from bookings.com was incorrect.