The Holiday Inn Express Santa Barbara Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, just steps away from fine restaurants, sunny beaches, and the downtown shopping district. Stroll around the city and you will see evidence of its magnificent past: in adobes and courtyards, street names, and the Spanish architecture of the Santa Barbara Courthouse and villas®the quiet charm of a legendary town. This historic Santa Barbara hotel was built in 1917 and has been charmingly remodeled in 2005 with Catalina and Malibu tile, wrought iron balcony railings, and French windows overlooking the city. The spectacular mosaic lobby fountain welcomes you to a special hotel offering a unique atmosphere not found anywhere else in Santa Barbara. Enjoy modern amenities such as free high speed wireless Internet access, stylish guestrooms, refrigerators and LCD flat screen TVs in every room, and a complimentary Continental Breakfast. This Santa Barbara hotel is truly a gem in the heart of downtown yet is just minutes away from UC Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Mission. Many rooms in this downtown Santa Barbara hotel feature wrought iron balcony railings and French windows overlooking the city. A common balcony overlooks the mountains and downtown giving an excellent view of the "American Riviera". This hotel is committed to providing accessible facilities under the American Disabilities Act. If your accessibility needs are not met, please contact the Hotel Manager on Duty. Should you require additional information regarding accessible facilities for guests with disabilities, please call 1-800-Holiday (U.S. and Canada) or contact the hotel directly. For the hearing impaired, TDD service is available at 1-800-238-5544 within the U.S. and Canada.