Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria
Holiday Inn Express Carpinteria

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New Years Eve!
Enjoy a night away! It's not too early to book your room. Early birds get the widest choice of room types!
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!
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 29, 2019 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. at Old Austins Home Center, 700 Linden Ave. 16 Day Event. 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.
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!
Dec 20, 2019-Jan 2, 2020: No, we're not expecting Chevy Chase and his family at our hotel, but maybe your family would enjoy a get-away this holiday season! Book early for best room selection during this busy holiday season! 1-805-566-9499
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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Hotel Overview

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.

Our Hotel Staff speaks English and Spanish.

Hotel Features:

  • 108 total guest rooms (all oversized!)
  • 16 Suites with wet bars
  • 46 each standard King or 2 Queen guest rooms
  • 1 “Carpinteria Suite” with separate Living Room and Bedroom, wet bar, 1 bathroom, and two 39” HD TV’s.
  • 2 Floors, 1 elevator

Personal Services:

  • Guest Fitness Center
  • Guest Coin-Operated Laundry
  • Heated Outdoor Pool and Spa with spacious Sundeck
  • Safety Deposit Boxes
  • Dry Cleaning Services (vendor service)
  • Free High Speed Internet Access
  • Business Center/Computers in the Lobby
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast
  • Lobby Suite Shop offering snacks for sale

Business Services:

  • Photocopy service
  • FAX Service
  • Complimentary High Speed Internet Access, wireless throughout the hotel
  • Business Center/Computers in the Lobby

Parking Information:

  • FREE Guest Parking
  • Open parking spaces
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations available to guests include 2 each 40 amp Tesla EV Chargers and 2 each 40 amp universal EV Chargers.

Area Airports:

  • Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) 22 miles
  • Burbank Airport 77 miles
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) 84 miles
  • San Luis Obispo Regional Airport (SLO) 102 miles

Train Station:

  • Amtrak Station in Carpinteria – 1 mile

Points of Interest, Entertainment, Excursions:

  • Carpinteria, California (right here!)
  • Carpinteria State Beach ( ½ mile)
  • Carpinteria City Beach (1/2 mile)
  • Shopping (nearby)
  • Restaurants (walking distance to 10 miles depending on your tastes)
  • Groceries and Pharmacy (less than 1 mile)
  • Golf (SB Municipal 16 miles)
  • Golf Driving Range (1/4 mile)
  • Tennis (within 2 miles)
  • Mission Santa Barbara (15 miles)
  • Santa Barbara (11 miles)

Easy Freeway Access to:

  • Santa Barbara (11 miles)
  • UCSB (23 miles)
  • Ventura (15 miles)
  • Solvang (45 miles)
  • Chumash Casino Resort (42 Miles)

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