Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria
Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria

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Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria

Current & Upcoming Events

Fall is in the Air!
Interesting Fact: Some of our best weather happens in the Fall in Carpinteria! When the Santa Ana winds blow, Carpinteria is usually beautiful, warm and clear! Mid week rates are lower; crowds are gone; kids are back in school. Take advantage of the fantastic time of year along the Southern Santa Barbara Coast!
Solvang's Julefest
Weekends, Nov 30, 2019 - Jan,3 2020 - Visit one of the "most Christamassy Towns" in America as season is celebrated on the weekends. Carpinteria's about an hour from Solvang, but can easily serve as your home base for exploring all the Christmas season has to offer in Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, and Ventura! Sleep at our place, but explore the possibilities and take in the local events!
Downtown Holiday Parade - Santa Barbara
December 6, 2019. "A Tropical Holiday" will be the theme of this year's 67th Anniversary parade. 6:30 p.m. See for details on the event. Make it a weekend and escape the Holiday rush...stay with us!
Need an "Extra Bedroom" for the Holidays?
They're coming!! The Holidays and your friends and family! It's not too early to plan ahead for your guests' "home away from home!" Are your out of town visitors making your Carpinteria home feel cramped? Not enough Beds? Traffic jam at the bathroom? We have "Extra Bedrooms" available (each with their own private bathroom!!) Let your holiday guests stay with us and we'll even offer them a free breakfast to start their day each morning! 1-805-566-9499
EV Chargers Available!
Guests with electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids may use our Electric Vehicle Charging Stations! We offer 2, 40 amp Tesla EV Chargers and 2, 40 amp SunCountry Universal EV Chargers. Registered hotel guests charge for FREE! (non-guests may charge for a fee - check with the front desk for details)
Festival of the Trees:
Nov 26, 2018 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. at Old Austins Home Center, 700 Linden Ave. Decorated trees, auction. Call 805-680-9600 for information.
Free Hot Breakfast:
Hotel guests enjoy our Express Start hot Breakfast Bar which includes eggs, breakfast meat, oatmeal, cinnamon rolls, toast, cereal, yogurt, and pancakes. Also, coffee, juices, and tea.
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 27-Dec 1, 2019: You ate the turkey. You hit the early morning "Black Friday" sales...Now what? Take advantage of the long weekend and escape to beautiful Carpinteria! Shop, dine, play. You can do it all in Carpinteria. Book early for best room selection. Call us direct: 1-888-409-8300
Holiday Arts & Crafts Faire
Nov 30, 2019 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Carpinteria Valley Historical Society and Museum, 956 Maple Ave, Carpinteria. For information call 805-684-3112
Carpinteria Holiday Spirit Parade
Dec 14, 2019 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Linden Avenue.
Hospice Tree Lighting
Dec 14, 2019 - 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. at the Seal Fountain (on Linden Avenue, in front of Smart and Final). Remember a loved one this holiday season. For a $15 donation, you can personalize a star and hang it on the tree! Be there at 5 p.m. to buy your star and personalize it in time for the lighting!
Holidays are busy:
It's easy to get swept up in "busy-ness" during the holiday season. Take a break. Make it a "Christmas Vacation" and stay with us. There are lots of events in Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Solvang. Carpinteria is centrally located for it all! Reserve your room early to take advantage of best room selection!
Pardon our Dust - Nov-Dec 2019:
We're making our hotel much "greener." This fall season we're installing over 500 solar panels to power our hotel with clean energy from the sun. The panels will be installed on new car ports in our parking lots, which will also benefit guests by offering some covered parking spaces! Construction is in the parking lots, so disruption to guests is expected to be minimal. Come see this "miracle of modern technology" take shape!

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Welcome to Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Carpinteria!

Located just blocks from Carpinteria State Beach and downtown Carpinteria, our hotel is also convenient to specialty shops, restaurants, and nearby Santa Barbara. We are centrally located with easy access to Santa Barbara, UCSB, Ventura, and the Santa Barbara Wine Country.

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Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria
 Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria
 Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria

This 108 room, two story hotel offers a variety of room types to satisfy nearly every need. The hotel offers large oversized studio suite type rooms with one or two beds and most with a sleeper sofa in a separate sitting area. A limited number of Suite rooms featuring wet bars are available with either a king bed or two queen beds. All our guest rooms offer microwave ovens and refrigerators. Accessible guest rooms are available with either standard tubs with hand rails, or roll-in showers. All our Accessible Rooms are equipped with flashing light & audible door bells for hearing impaired guests. We also offer standard guest rooms for hearing impaired guests featuring the flashing light/audible doorbells and standard baths. more...

Year around heated outdoor pool and spa, open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Both our Pool and Spa offer ADA Pool Lifts making BOTH accessible! (Inquire at the hotel front desk regarding powering the lifts) Our Fitness center: Free to Guests, features a treadmill, recumbent bike, elliptical machine, strength training multi-station, medicine balls, and dumbbell weights and workout bench. (Due to the proximity to guest rooms, we ask guests to try to work out quietly in consideration of the Fitness Center neighbors!). Guests are invited to enjoy our complimentary Express Start hot breakfast bar between more...

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Carpinteria offers quartz counter tops in all rooms. Most of our rooms are oversized and feature sleeper sofas. Two wheelchair accessible rooms have beautiful roll-in showers. All our rooms offer a refrigerator and microwave ovens. Select Suites offer wet bar areas with a refrigerator and microwave oven and overhead cabinets. We also offer 5 accessible rooms with standard bathtubs, but with extra hand rails, shower seats, and adjustable height shower heads. We also offer hearing impaired accommodations in a total of twelve guest rooms (including the seven accessible rooms above) that are equipped with visual smoke alarms and door bells. more...

Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria
 Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria
 Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria