hotels with a view in Solvang, CA

1. Hotel Corque (3-star hotel)

  • Address: 400 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Phone: (805) 688-8000
  • Ratings: 4.6 (880 reviews) Excellent
  • Website : Hotel Corque
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Stylish rooms & suites in a boutique hotel with a free casino shuttle & Wi-Fi, plus an outdoor pool.

About this hotel

Close to wineries and vineyards, this polished boutique hotel in the Santa Ynez Valley is 4 miles from Chumash Casino Resort and a 6-minute walk from the Elverhøj Museum of History & Art.The sophisticated rooms feature custom-designed furnishings, coffeemakers and minifridges, as well as flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and free Wi-Fi. Upgraded rooms have sliding doors, and/or patios or balconies with views of the pool or the valley. Suites add living rooms with sofas. Room service is available.A casino shuttle is complimentary. There’s also an outdoor pool, and a sundeck with loungers, plus 7,500 sq ft of event space.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the clean, large rooms and the furniture
  • Guests praised the large bathrooms and the showers
  • Walking distance to Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum and Hans Christian Andersen Museum
  • Guests praised the professional, friendly service
  • Guests mentioned casinos 18 times
  • Guests praised the lobby and liked the architecture
  • Guests liked the views

Feedback From Real Customers

nora ah

We had a great stay at this Hotel It’s very clean with elegant decorationsGreat and very helpful staff! We had the room booked through Booking

com more than a month ago, and the website cancelled our confirmed reservation without informing us So when we checked in, the hotel only found a cancelled reservation Although the rates increased, they honored our bookingcom rate and gave us a room right away Thank you Hotel Corque!

Don Moore

I’d put this at the top of the list of hotels I’ve ever stayed in The rooms are beautifully designed and look closer to a high-end house than a hotel Nifty features are everywhere

And the price is less than the typical Hyatt type of places If you’re coming to Solvang, this is where you need to stay I asked for a regular room and got a two-room suite in which the two rooms are separate and there are great pull out queen size couches in both You could put a family of four to six in here easy

2. Royal Copenhagen Inn (2-star hotel)

  • Address: 1579 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Phone: (805) 688-5561
  • Ratings: 4.4 (595 reviews) Very good
  • Website : Royal Copenhagen Inn
  • Check-in time: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Straightforward quarters in a relaxed, Danish-style hotel, plus an outdoor pool & free pastries.

About this hotel

Set among the old world-style shops and restaurants in Downtown, this relaxed, Danish village-themed hotel is a 6-minute walk from the 19th-century Old Mission Santa Inés and 3.4 miles from the Chumash Casino Resort.The straightforward, individually decorated rooms, some with vaulted ceilings, feature flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, plus coffeemakers and minifridges. Suites add microwaves, loft bedrooms, and separate living rooms with pull-out sofas. Kids age 11 and under stay at no charge with a parent.Parking, coffee and breakfast pastries are complimentary. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a garden, a patio and a barbecue area.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the clean, large rooms and the kitchenettes
  • Walking distance to Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards and Wildling Museum
  • Guests liked that this hotel is near shopping
  • Guests praised the friendly service
  • Guests mentioned “Danish pastries” 16 times
  • Guests praised the breakfast
  • Guests praised the outdoor pool
  • Guests praised the bar

Feedback From Real Customers

Kurt Xu

Perfect decorations and locations, staffs here are very helpful and kind The complimentary breakfast with Danish pastry is really nice Generally good at this price

However, the cleanness and maintenance of the rooms can be improved, multiple bugs are found in the room, and both the shower and the sink don’t work well The AC is making much noise and not really functional

David Petrella

Generally this place was a good place to stay Fairly basic with the exception of the exterior décor being in native Scandinavian Accommodations were comfortable and the location was very convenient with just about everything within walking distance

Our room (130) was too close to the main road and the road noise and that of the restaurant across the street was easily heard through the windows and door The room had a fridge, but no microwave (which would have been very handy) There were limited towel racks in the bathroom and the TV picture was fuzzy Lastly, breakfast isn’t much Unless you’re a very European, it won’t be enough Choices of hard boiled eggs, a Danish, OJ, and a couple other items

Sierra Enby

This place was really nice to stay at It’s a place to call home for the night- The staff were really friendly

– The appliances were very good quality- The room was very comfortable- The hotel grounds are filled with trees, birds and seating- It’s on a major road and walking distance to all the shops and a parkI only have a few complaints which are mostly nitpicks:- The room keys aren’t NFC but instead were magnetic cards that stop working if they go near anything magnetic (anything made in the past 20 years)- The breakfast was pretty bad The milk left a bad aftertaste, the pastry tasted old and the “orange juice” tasted like V8- The stairs were really wobbly and creaky up to our room and felt like they would fall over

3. Solvang Gardens Lodge (3-star hotel)

  • Address: 293 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Phone: (805) 688-4404
  • Ratings: 4.4 (107 reviews) Very good
  • Website : Solvang Gardens Lodge
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Homey rooms & suites, some with marble bathrooms, in a charming hotel, plus an English garden.

About this hotel

A 7-minute walk from Downtown’s Danish-inspired shops, restaurants and wine-tasting rooms, this charming hotel dating from 1950 is 4.1 miles from the vineyards of Santa Ynez.Homey rooms and suites are individually decorated, and offer TVs and Wi-Fi. Unique features in some rooms and suites include antique furnishings, marble bathrooms, direct garden access, and/or separate sitting areas with fireplaces and sofabeds.There’s a landscaped English garden with seating. Continental breakfast is available.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests mentioned the rooms are large and clean
  • Guests praised the bathrooms
  • Walking distance to Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum and Elverhøj Museum of History & Art
  • Guests mentioned beds 11 times
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a fitness center
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a bar

Feedback From Real Customers

J Kozak

Okay, the good first: the location is great! It’s far enough off the main drag to be quiet but very easy walking distance to everything The breakfast is totally fine, the grounds are beautiful, and it’s totally affordableThe not so good: the bed was horrible

It was both springy and rock hard and so worn out that it was like sleeping in a hammock Any time either of us shifted, we rolled to the middle of the mattress where there was a huge divot The room wasn’t terribly clean, and the floors were kind of gross Like vaguely sticky The doors didn’t shut right, and you had to slam them to get them closedOverall, I was pretty glad to only stay one night I would have asked to move rooms or checked out if I had to stay a second night because it was just a miserable sleeping experience If they get new mattresses and step up their cleaning game, I’d happily come back

cristi Li

It’s a Very clean, quiet & beautifully maintained hotel Their gardens are just beautiful and it’s so peaceful and a perfect little getaway from the main street traffic

Highly recommend this location Continental Bkfast is included w a Nice selection of small foods to help sustain you until your next meal I enjoyed my stay here, very pleasant overall

4. Skyview Los Alamos (3-star hotel)

  • Address: 9150 US-101, Los Alamos, CA 93440
  • Phone: (805) 344-0104
  • Ratings: 4.4 (189 reviews) Very good
  • Website : Skyview Los Alamos
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Simple rooms & suites in a casual hillside hotel with valley views, an outdoor pool & a restaurant.

About this hotel

Featuring views of the Santa Ynez Valley, this casual hillside hotel off Highway 101 is 7 miles from Los Alamos County Park and 12 miles from the Purisima Hills.The simply furnished rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and minibars. Upgraded rooms and suites, some with mountain views, provide patios, fireplaces and/or open-air showers.Amenities include a relaxed restaurant, a heated outdoor pool with sunloungers, and a vineyard. Parking and bike rentals are available.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the rooms and liked the beds
  • 3 min drive to Casa Dumetz Wines
  • Guests mentioned the service is friendly
  • Guests praised the breakfast
  • Guests praised the mountain views
  • Guests praised the outdoor pool
  • Guests liked the bar

Feedback From Real Customers

Claudia Villalpando

I wish I could give this remodeled motel 4 stars It’s in a perfect setting with nice views and fresh air The rooms were clean, updated and the pillows were very comfortable

The pool area was cute , small but poorly maintained There were no clean towels for guest use Unfortunately no bar service at 5pm on a Saturday afternoon ?! The facility fee of $20 is just not justified The main reason I give it 3 stars is lack of customer service It was lacking and it seemed that the receptionist at check out was just not interested I won’t be coming back unless I get a discounted rate for 3 star motel Check before going if restaurant and bar service available It was a ghost motel yesterday

Tasi Ripp Bennett

ReviewWe booked this trip in April for a late June stay with our 3 year old They changed their pool policy (only 21+ allowed in pool now) between that time and failed to contact us directly (we even called in April to confirm children were allowed and indicated she was coming on the reservation) We arrived and due to the lack of direct communication, received an exception for her to use the pool from the staff

On a 95 degree Monday afternoon the GM Matt came up to the 3 of us in the pool and kicked her out He asked us to remove her from the pool which caused a crazy scene because she was hot, just got into the pool, and now felt like she did something wrong because this man told her to leave to her face There was only 1 other couple in the pool and our daughter wasn’t splashing our disturbing the peace Couples around the pool even offered to take a vote because they thought she was so adorable and it was so hot out We complained at reception and was told Matt would be reaching out with an apology and potential compensation since we weren’t allowed to use the facilities It’s been a week – no apology and we were charged the full amount including pool fees Matt – you should’ve pulled one of her caretakers aside outside of the pool to speak with one us directly Telling a toddler directly she wasn’t allowed was a poor choice and stained our first trip as a family post-Covid Staff knew a child was coming, they should’ve called us directly to inform us of the policy change Will never be coming back

Ashley Beels

Excellent views, yummy food (if you like steak, get the steak), clean rooms, well decorated rooms(get the room upgrade with the private patio and fire pit it was dreamy),and overall good energy on the property and with staff If you have any customer service needs they will take care of it And if they can’t attend to them in the moment, they will find a way to make it right

Great customer service Can’t wait to return next month for another staycationPs- if you like gin, get the “important date” at the bar

5. Santa Ynez Inn (4-star hotel)

  • Address: 3627 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
  • Phone: (805) 688-5588
  • Ratings: 4.7 (138 reviews) Excellent
  • Website : Santa Ynez Inn
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Elegant B&B in a refined mansion offering full breakfast, and free Wi-Fi.

About this hotel

This posh B&B is a 5-minute walk from the restaurants of Santa Ynez, and 4 miles from Solvang.The chic, traditionally decorated rooms have high ceilings and come with coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Suites add whirlpool tubs, fireplaces and balconies.Full breakfast is provided, as well as an evening wine hour. Room service can be ordered from an adjacent restaurant. Other amenities include spa treatments and a workout room.

Things You Need to Know

  • 4 min drive to Gainey Vineyard
  • Guests praised the service
  • Guests mentioned “wine tastings” 11 times
  • Guests praised the breakfast
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a spa
  • Guests praised the bar

Feedback From Real Customers

Fleur Perry Lang

Let me start off by saying that the place is beautiful and very well maintainedI have been in the hospitality business for over 25 years, but I am writing this review as a patron, and I have never written a bad review in my lifeThe reason for my one star is that the staff was patronizing, dismissive, and sometimes plain rude

The rest of the time we were ignored all together (we actually spent very little time in the hotel because of how unwelcomed we felt) The day of our departure we passed the front desk 4 times, nobody said hello or even offered to help us with our bags When you are being charged over $600 a night, the price of what is considered a 5 star establishment anywhere in the world, service is the number one expectationI actually just hung up with one of the managers because my card has been charged twice When I told her that I was very disappointed with the service, once again I was given the “I am so sorry to hear that” she did not ask any questions as to how things could have been better (rule 101 of hospitality) I will not give you her name, because I do not wish for anybody’s job to be jeopardizedI usually give places a second chance, but considering how I was just spoken to on the phone that will not be happeningI hope this does helps raise the bar for future guests, but I can’t ignore how upsetting this experience was

Reuven Fridmar

This hotel was AMAZING! Elegant, luxurious, and offered a cool feeling of “old London” mixed with contemporary The whiskey room was awesome! We sipped whiskey and played chess next to a fireplace Breakfast was included and it was restaurant style

So delicious The outside area with the grass and fireplace was really nice – we want to stay again!

LAIrisha

We had an amazing wedding weekend at the Santa Ynez Inn We’ve stayed here many times and it was wonderful every time, but the wedding weekend was completely magical Beautiful grounds, beautiful space, amazing food

Planning with John was as stress-free and awesome as planning a wedding could be Everyone at the hotel – EVERYONE – was sweet, helpful, happy for us and made us feel like family John and the staff at the Inn worked with us to allow us to add many personal touches, they were patient with all of our requests and suggestions, and everything was absolutely perfect It was just exactly the way we wanted it to be, and it was due to the wonderful people who worked tirelessly at SY Inn to make it happen for us We are very grateful!

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6. ForFriends Inn

  • Address: 1121 Edison St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
  • Phone: (805) 693-0303
  • Ratings: 4.8 (49 reviews) Excellent
  • Website : ForFriends Inn
  • Check-in time: 12:00 AM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Cozy, craftsman-style B&B with individually decorated rooms & cottages, plus 3-course breakfast.

About this hotel

Set in a Craftsman-style home and adjacent cottages, this cozy B&B is a block from the shops and restaurants of downtown Santa Ynez.The individually decorated, traditional rooms come with en suite bathrooms, and private balconies or patios, as well as flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. Some rooms and ranch-style cottages feature whirlpool tubs, gas fireplaces and/or mountain views.Free perks include 3-course breakfast and vouchers for wine tastings. There’s also a wraparound porch.

Things You Need to Know

  • 4 min drive to Gainey Vineyard
  • Guests praised the service
  • Guests mentioned “wineries” 11 times
  • Guests mentioned restaurants 13 times
  • Guests praised the breakfast

Feedback From Real Customers

Danielle Kerrigan

Our one night stay was unforgettable The only bad part is that it was only one night! The place was cute and welcoming The rooms were clean and comfortable

The garden area and balcony were lovely to hang out in Breakfast was excellent The owner, Dave, was beyond friendly and helpful- he even personally delivered my daughters pacifier to the next place we were staying when they noticed we had left it behind Spencer was also very nice and helpful from assisting with our bags to keeping our wine glasses full during wine and cheese hour! Everyone we encountered while staying here was nice Can not wait for our return

Michele Warner

A MUST STAY! This charming BnB just expanded their property to include six cottages, named the Villages Each cottage has a beautiful front porch with rocking chairs We made several new friends, just sitting on the porch sipping great wine!! The cottages are just ADORABLE! One of the best Inn’s I’ve ever stayed at

Excellent location, close to many wineries, walking distance to restaurants and shops The staff goes above and beyond (shout out to Dave) The property is beautiful and well kept Simply can’t say enough Can’t wait to return soon Thank you for a fantastic time!

Lucille

We loved our one night stay at For Friends Inn ! The personal attention from Dave, the owner, was very much appreciated! Alicia’s friendly welcome when we checked in was super nice Also, she made our breakfast time special as well The food was so yummy and the cocktail time the night before was so fun

I appreciated the wine selections and the great snacks Lastly, the mattress in the Alma Rosa room was made in heaven!! It was super comfortable We will definitely come back!

7. King Frederik Inn (2-star hotel)

  • Address: 1617 Copenhagen Dr, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Phone: (805) 688-5515
  • Ratings: 4.4 (428 reviews) Very good
  • Website : King Frederik Inn
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Modest rooms in a Danish-style B&B with a heated outdoor pool, a hot tub & continental breakfast.

About this hotel

Set among the shops and restaurants of downtown Solvang, this low-rise, Danish-themed B&B is a 7-minute walk from Old Mission Santa Ines and an 8-minute walk from the Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum.The modest rooms come with minifridges, microwaves and coffeemakers, and feature balconies or patios. All also have TVs and free high-speed Internet access.Continental breakfast is served in a basic dining room. There’s free parking, a heated outdoor pool and a hot tub.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the clean rooms and the minibars
  • Guests praised the kitchenettes
  • Guests praised the bathrooms but some complained about the showers
  • Walking distance to Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards and Solvang Visitor Center
  • Guests praised the friendly service
  • Guests mentioned “Danish pastries” 12 times
  • Guests praised the breakfast
  • Guests liked the outdoor pool and praised the hot tub

Feedback From Real Customers

Player Panda

Lady at desk was very nice We came pretty late I was very happy they kept front desk open that late The room is a decent size and the beds were pretty comfy

the bathroom is nice as well and had a hair dryer shampoo conditioner soap bar and plenty of towels Breakfast was nice it was a little muffins and pastries including juices and coffee Fridge was nice and big along with a huge TV inside the room also a microwave There were no complaints we really enjoyed our stay

Martin Ngo

So many great things about this placePros:- great rate Cheaper than some others not nearly as close to the heart of solvang- location

It’s right in there in the central part of Solvang We went for a walk the night we arrived because everything is literally right outside our door- heated pool and spa My kids had a great time in the pool- clean room, clean towels This is important to me I’ll take cleanliness over design almost every timeCons:- location is great, but it being central means you do hear people walking around pretty early or pretty late There was a performance at the theater the night we arrived It wasn’t very loud, but you could hear it Was actually kind of cool But some people might not like it- the windows in our room were sort of small and high up Not a big deal actually… but was sort of oddAll in all, would definitely come back The items in the cons list wasn’t all that bad… but I figured that they might be things others possibly might not like We loved being able to just walk around the town with everything so close The late night stroll wouldn’t have been really something we might have done if we weren’t so close How nice is it to be able to walk the town, eat all the pastries and taste the wines and walk to your room and take a nap We’ll be back for sure

8. Victorian Mansion Bed & Breakfast (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Set in an lavish 1864 Victorian mansion, this imaginative B&B is off Route 101 in Santa Ynez Valley wine country, 18.3 miles from Santa Maria and 22 miles from Cachuma Lake Recreation Area.Ranging in style from Gypsy to French, the quirky, individually themed suites are ornately decorated and have whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. All feature hand-painted murals and custom tiles, plus complimentary bottles of wine on arrival. Hot gourmet breakfast is included and served in the rooms. In-room massage services are available.Parking is complimentary.

Things You Need to Know

  • 1 min walk to Casa Dumetz Wines
  • 48 min drive to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
  • Guests praised the service

Feedback From Real Customers

Angie Ortega

My husband and I stayed at the Gypsy Suite and WOW we loved it The details of the room and the bathtub are spectacular! We’ve never been to a place like this Denise, Rod and Kathy were very nice and friendly

A gas station and restaurants are within walking distance which we loved We can’t wait to go back and stay at a different suite! Oh and before I forget the breakfast is super delicious and they bring it to the room without you having to step out or anything 10/10

Cassandra OOC

I want to preface this review by saying that although our stay was marred by some major problems, I still want to go backThe Good:We stayed in the Egypt Room and it was enchanting I was worried it would be too hot but there was excellent temperature controls in the room

The theming was fantastic The bath was enormous and luxurious The shower was a standing shower that doesn’t feel cramped, and a showerhead that’s both high enough to stand over and adjustable as needed The street sounds never permeated the bedroom, and though I did hear people on the stairs it was infrequentAs some reviewers mentioned, the TV placement is a skoosh awkwardly You can see it from one side of the bed and the chaise lounge That said, we really liked the CD and kept it on as white noise (Additional thematic cds would be great!)I will also say that the food was delicious, and I loved how food etc was brought Every meal is room service at no extra cost, and it really adds to the feeling of luxury (And is great for an introvert!)The Bad:We brought up avoiding carbs when we booked our stay, and was told that while there would be some, there would be quiches and we’d be able to eat the egg and leave the shells if we wished This sounded fine At arrival, this was true for the first day, but the second day breakfast was nothing but carbs (Strudels and croissants) No mentions of our earlier request or agreement, no quiches second day I didn’t bring it up at the time because I really don’t like to complain (as you’ll see later) But I would be wary of staying here if you have dietary restrictions, especially related to blood-sugar levels (My need was based on a keto diet for that reason, but I’d already decided to not worry about it for the vacation itself)The much bigger issue:We had major plumbing issues The hot water in the shower kept cutting out, turning icy and causing pressure to dipMy husband called the number we’d been given, and the manager on duty said they’d contact the owner and get back to us I finished my shower in freezing waterLater my husband noticed the toilet was running a lot, a sound I had noticed too but assumed old building, old pipes He decided to check the well, and discovered a problem with the chain causing it to flush constantly He was able to reach in and temporarily fix it, and we agreed to just let it go for now, and talk to the manager about it when they got back to usThe manager never got back to us, so we called ourselves the next day after breakfast, brought up the discovery with the toilet Their reaction was something like ‘oh, you fixed it?’ to which I very emphatically emphasized it was absolutely not fixed, it was a bandaid They said they’d fix it for the guests after us, which I was not thrilled about, but agreed to because I’m conflict-adverseThis problem would continue to deteriorate throughout our stay until, by the end of our second (and final) night and for the rest of the stay, the toilet was completely unusable We had to ‘flush’ by dumping huge amounts of water into the well It was horrific and utterly ruined the final night (of two) and morningWe mentioned this at check out, and the manager said ‘well you mentioned you weren’t planning to leave your room’ being utterly dismissive that THERE WAS NOBASIC PLUMBING DURING OUR STAY IN THIS LUXURY HOTEL and acted like we requested this (We did not)After we left, the owner herself called and seemed much more apologetic Apparently, the first day she had called a plumber, but the manager had them sent away(!!!) after we called backOwner offered a small discount (especially considering the gravity of the issue) which I accepted mostly because I DO want to returnBut I still feel obligated to share this and emphasize that if you have issues, please stand your ground about it Don’t be like me I regret not being pushier, I might have been able to enjoy the end of the stay if I was

Amanda Carter

This place was definitely worth the 3 hour drive! The Innkeeper Denise and Ron were an absolute joy and made the overall experience very memorable We stayed for 1 night in the Roman room it was so much fun My husband and I were both blown away by the amount of detail and class this room had

The town is so charming and the Japanese soaking tub in the room will blow your socks off! If you’re looking for a place that is like no other you should make a reservation and check it out for yourself Cleanliness and customer service is very important to the owners and it shows! The breakfast was so savory and delicious it kept us full up until lunch time I’m in the process of making another reservation as I write this review! Don’t second guess this place!Treat yourself, or the ones you love to this experience of a lifetime You deserve to let your hair down and have a good time! I hope you booked something even if it is for a night

9. Solvang Inn & Cottages (2-star hotel)

  • Address: 1518 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Phone: (805) 688-4702
  • Ratings: 4.3 (296 reviews) Very good
  • Website : Solvang Inn & Cottages
  • Check-in time: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Bright, airy rooms & cottages in a Danish-themed hotel offering free breakfast & an outdoor pool.

About this hotel

A 7-minute walk from the Hans Christian Andersen Museum, this casual, Danish-themed hotel with cottages is a 12-minute walk from Mission Santa Inés.The bright, airy rooms have free Wi-Fi, TVs and coffeemakers, and upgraded rooms add private balconies or extra bedrooms. Individually decorated cottages offer kitchenettes, and some feature fireplaces or whirlpool tubs.Parking and continental breakfast are free. Other amenities include a heated outdoor pool and a hot tub, plus a garden with patio seating.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the clean rooms and liked the beds
  • Walking distance to Wildling Museum and Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards
  • Guests liked that this hotel is near shopping
  • Guests praised the service
  • Guests mentioned “bakeries” 23 times
  • Guests praised the breakfast
  • Guests praised the outdoor pool

Feedback From Real Customers

Zen Zoo

Room was nice, cleaning of the bathroom could have been a bit better There is free off street parkingWifi was a bit flaky in the evening

There was a water bottle in the room which we assumed was complimentary as there was no price anywhere, well we got charged 5$ later for it (edit: I should have looked at the other reviews It seems that I’m not the only one that got tricked by this)Location is great, you can walk to all shops from the hotelThe breakfast is in the bakery in front and was delicious: a roll + butter/ jam / cheese, 1 danish pastry, tea or coffee and orange juice

Friedrich Arnold

We spontaneously decided to drive to Solvang because the coast of Santa Barbara was too foggy and cold A decision that we didn’t regret The inn still had one queen-size room left that we could book and we loved everything about our stay

Friendly staff, clean room, nice pool area with towels, good location in the middle of Solvang, breakfast vouchers for the Danish bakery across the street

Stephen Santiago

It’s my first time to visit Solvang and I have to depend on Google reviews I was very hesitant at first to stay at this hotel but as I checked other places Solvang inn has the best chance of providing good place to stay The hotel was right at the heart of Solvang village

You can just park your car and walk around the villageThe innkeeper was very nice She gave me welcome cookies and provided with a catalog where to go They also provided free breakfast which was awesomeThe hotel was old but well kept The room was ready the bed was comfortable The best part is you park just outside your door which made it easier to unload and loadChecking in and out was super easy I’m glad I chose Solvang Inn and Cottages Im coming back to this place

10. Santa Ynez Valley Marriott (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Off Highway 101, this upscale hotel is 4 miles from Danish architecture in Solvang, and 8 miles from Sunstone Vineyards & Winery.Airy rooms have flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and minifridges, plus tea and coffeemakers. All have balconies or patios. Suites add separate living areas; some feature whirlpool tubs.Parking is complimentary. There’s an informal restaurant with a patio, as well as a cozy lounge bar. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a hot tub and a gym, plus squash courts. Breakfast is available (surcharge).

Things You Need to Know

  • The rooms have coffee makers
  • Some guests complained about the bathrooms
  • 5 min drive to Ostrichland USA
  • One of the few hotels in the area with room service
  • Guests liked the informal restaurant
  • Guests mentioned “Fire pit” 10 times
  • Guests praised the fitness center, which has free weights

Feedback From Real Customers

Mike Fazio

Great location for access to Solvang and Los Olivos Other than that, don’t stay here Very worn and disappointing Marriott property

Frontvdesk not friendly or helpful Welcome atv4:50 was met with “your room’s not ready” No apology or offer of a free drink No acknowledge ment that I was Titanium Elite Members Graffiti on bathroom lobby wall Lobby carpet and doors dirty Will skip this during future visits!

Eric L

Poor Marriott The front desk service is pretty much nothing This hotel is older and needs to be renovated

I asked for a bathtub they refused to change the room I had 2 reservations and they wouldn’t combine them so I just cancelled day 3 It was good for 1-2 nights to visit the area but I would not go back I would recommend other hotels in the area for the quality you get at the prices they charge

11. Fess Parker Wine Country Inn (4-star hotel)

About this hotel

Amid shops and galleries off Highway 154, this luxury hotel is 5 miles from Mission Santa Inés and 12 miles from Lake Cachuma.Featuring elegant, relaxed decor, plush bedding and gas fireplaces, the airy rooms have free Wi-Fi, glass showers and flat-screen TVs with Blu-ray players. Suites add Jacuzzis, sloped ceilings with exposed beams and/or separate living rooms with sofas. In-room massages are available (fee).Amenities include an upscale Italian restaurant, as well as complimentary wine tastings and parking. There’s also a heated pool and a gym.

Things You Need to Know

  • The rooms have coffee makers and refrigerators
  • Walking distance to the Sta. Rita Hills AVA and Stolpman Vineyards – Los Olivos Tasting Room
  • Guests praised the bar

Feedback From Real Customers

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Seriously one of the best hotel stays I’ve ever had From start to finish the experience at Fess Parker was excellent At checkin we were greeted by friendly staff who gave us a tour of the grounds and amenities

Our room was large and luxurious with a private fireplace, complimentary wine, and all the amenities to make for a comfortable stay The bed was SUPER comfortable with luxury linens Breakfast was delicious and again the staff was exceptional We also took advantage of the outdoor fireplace and pool area – which made for a comfy spot to enjoy a glass of vino We will come back

Glori Traeder

From our first phone call to the Fess Parker Wine Country while traveling without a plan, to the manager bringing us our lost Apple watch after we checked out and everything in-between was 5 STAR The room was warm and inviting on a California winter evening, the breakfast was delicious and the staff was very accommodating The Inn is located in the heart of Los Olivos, an adorable, peaceful Santa Barbara county wine country town with great wine tasting rooms, shops and dining

Because the tasting rooms close around 6 pm, the town pretty much closes down soon after We will definitely return!

Tim Richardson

This was our 3rd time staying at this wonderful Inn It was my birthday weekend and I have to say it couldn’t have been any better Upon arrival we had a very nice bottle of champagne on ice with some delicious cupcakes in the room

The staff is always terrific and everyone makes you feel welcome and part of the family The beds are super comfortable and the rooms are spotless The town of Los Olivos is very charming with over 30 wine tasting venues in town, it’s such a blast to spend a couple of days visiting and making new friends We also visited Fess Parker winery and had a blast Zack who waited on us, was very attentive, friendly, knowledgeable and a lot of fun!! This is a perfect place to spend a few days or longer to unwind and have a great time I highly recommend (I would give it more stars if I could) the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn

12. The Winston Solvang

  • Address: 486-C, 1st St, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Phone: (805) 688-2965
  • Ratings: 4.3 (22 reviews) Very good
  • Website : The Winston Solvang
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Sophisticated rooms & suites in a quaint hotel featuring an airy lounge & parking.

About this hotel

Across the street from Solvang Park, this charming hotel in a redbrick building with a clock tower is a 7-minute walk from the Elverhøj Museum of History & Art, and 3 miles from Highway 101.The colorful, sophisticated rooms provide flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi, in addition to Nespresso machines, minifridges and designer toiletries. Some add balconies. Suites feature separate living rooms. Breakfast is available and is served in-room.Amenities include an airy, understated lounge and parking.

Things You Need to Know

  • Walking distance to Hans Christian Andersen Museum and Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards

Feedback From Real Customers

Bill Dalton

We stayed in room 15 which was nice and roomy and clean We knew it would be a little funky by looking at the pics but it was cool A lot of green in that room

Very loud music from below the room at night but after a text to the front desk they turned it down at around 11:00pm The beer in the honor bar has been there a while so check the dates Five month old IPA is not good Great location, real close to everything Ostrich Land and the Mission are fun places to visit

Harvey Stone

I really hate giving this wonderful place 4 stars but

(Long review)Location – wonderful The farmers market was right outside as was the music in the park Fitzpatrick’s pub was right outside too and they have fantastic food (we don’t drink)The room – Clean, no, it was beyond clean immaculate was more like itAccommodating our service dog – wonderful they even left small doggie bowls for her (We had a large service dog so the small bowls were funny {not a negative})Front desk – there wasn’t one and that seemed a bit strange but it was not a negativeNow the negatives – there’s no swimming pool When it’s 95° plus, you want to relax by a pool I should have noticed that before I booked our stayAnother negative was the TVs (cable) I couldn’t figure out how to watch the local TV channels We had hundreds of wacko stations but not the local ABC, CBS or NBC stations (How many episodes of I Love Lucy can one take)So if you want a quiet room in the heart of Solvang, stay here If you want any amenities then this is not the place for you

June McKernan

Place is quiet and clean All virtual check in services ( Nice) Good location and parking

They gave us 2 bottles of waters for 3 nights, not enough to make coffee each day No room service or regular coffee, only an espresso machine No regular TV either for local news or major networks Nothing to do in town after dinner, so TV would help Just stupid channels available with garbage on them I would stay here again, just bring more water

13. Pea Soup Andersen’s Inn (2-star hotel)

  • Address: 51 E Hwy 246, Buellton, CA 93427
  • Phone: (805) 688-3216
  • Ratings: 4.4 (803 reviews) Very good
  • Website : Pea Soup Andersen’s Inn
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 12:00 PM
  • Quick Summary: No-frills property with basic quarters, an outdoor pool & a putting green, plus free breakfast.

About this hotel

Set near the vineyards and golf courses of Santa Ynez Valley, this casual hotel is 3.7 miles from Mission Santa Ines and 6.7 miles from Chumash Casino.Basic rooms include TVs and free Wi-Fi, plus microwaves, minifridges and coffeemakers. Some feature balconies or patios. Suites offer separate living spaces, dining areas and full kitchens.Free perks include continental breakfast and parking. Guests have access to an outdoor heated pool, a hot tub, a putting green and laundry facilities (surcharge).

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the clean, large rooms and the minibars
  • 3 min drive to Ostrichland USA
  • Guests liked the friendly, professional service
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a restaurant
  • Guests mentioned “muffins” 10 times
  • Guests praised the terrace and the grounds
  • Guests liked the clean outdoor pool and praised the hot tub

Feedback From Real Customers

Ana Marquez

Found this place last minute on our road trip, everything around was booked What a nice place Our room was SUPER clean, details like towel folded extra nice and a rose on the toilet paper, a sanitized wipe for the remote control

Very Family vibe Man in front desk was very welcoming and friendly The only down side walls are thin so you can hear lots of nice but not bad Would stay again

Alexandra Elliott

We were nervous at first booking this because some of the reviews were not great, but the price was good and it looked cute We were greeted by a sweet woman and were delighted to find the room smelling clean like fresh linens There was a sizeable refrigerator and microwave which we considered a good value add since we were on a road trip and had lots of snacks with us

The sliding glass door faced the courtyard of the inn where the pool, gazebo, and putting green were The place is cozy, cute, and perfect if passing through this areaEverything was clean The shower was clean and worked well The sheets and blanket were fine and there were many pillow options Don’t expect high end linens but the ones they had did the job I was happy the mattress didn’t sag and everything felt clean I’ve been at nicer hotels with worse mattresses so that was a reliefWould recommend for a night or two 🙂 Thanks Pea Soup!

Natasha Fierro

Booked last minute and happy with the bed and shower The woman at check-in was very nice The inn and restaurant are showing their age and could use some serious love & new carpets

The bed was very comfortable and had decent pillows, but the walls are super thin to allow for naps or restful sleep Our neighbors were loud talkers and at 7 am their kids were running up and down the second-floor passageway/balcony like a tiny herd of elephants We were in the middle back and upper floor, but still we heard everyone coming and going day and night with talking and doors slamming from cars and hotel rooms We grabbed dinner at their named restaurant The staff was nice but the menu is basic The complimentary morning pastries at the hotel were a nice touch on the way out I did get a nice price for two queens the same day compared to other nearby inns/hotels

14. WorldMark Solvang (3-star hotel)

  • Address: 280 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Phone: (805) 693-8980
  • Ratings: 4.6 (773 reviews) Excellent
  • Website : WorldMark Solvang
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 12:00 PM
  • Quick Summary: Casual studios & suites with BBQs & fireplaces in a laid-back resort with an outdoor pool.

About this hotel

An 8-minute walk from the Danish-inspired shops of downtown, this relaxed all-suite resort is also a 10-minute walk from Old Mission Santa Ines. Hans Christian Andersen Park is 2 miles away.Featuring balconies or terraces with BBQs, the warm studios and suites with exterior entrances have flat-screen TVs, fireplaces and washer/dryers. Studios have wall beds and kitchenettes; 1- and 2-bedroom suites feature kitchens, and separate living rooms with pull-out sofas.There’s an outdoor pool, plus a kids’ pool and 2 hot tubs. Other amenities include a fitness room, and a lounge with table tennis and billiards.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the clean rooms and the kitchenettes
  • Walking distance to Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum and Elverhøj Museum of History & Art
  • Guests praised the friendly service
  • Guests mentioned game rooms 13 times
  • Guests mentioned “timeshares” 16 times
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a fitness center

Feedback From Real Customers

Bob Katin

WorldMark has wonderful locations however, I consider their rooms are like a 2-star hotel They don’t do a deep dive to clean their facilities It is as if senior management has never stayed in their facilities

There are insufficient towel racks in the bathroom and kitchen My house is nicer than their facilities My master bath has two sinks Theirs don’t They used to have an instruction/welcome notebook They no longer do I am old school I have a charcoal BBQ pit at home They have a private nice natural gas BBQ unit on the balcony, which was nice However, no instructions and although maintenance came up to show how to light it, they were not aware of cooking time or temperature required for the food I was BBQ’ing One VERY nice surprise was they did not have the typical HARASSMENT from their sales staff to buy more undesired points Since being bought out by Wyndham, facilities are less available to owners Owners let their kids or friends use them, or sell the availability to the highest bidder, who do not take the care that owners did, resulting in higher maintenance fees

Joseph A Ambrose Sr

Great town to take a stroll through the various shops and for first time visitors a great location for photos It is a quaint Holland based community Must walk the side streets as well as the main road or you will be missing out

Great bakeries but, we found the Danish Mill on Copenhagen Drive to be the best For the best ice cream (also the least expensive) plus chocolate treats visit Ingeborg”s Danish Chocolate, also on Copenhagen We have visited Sovang several times over the last 5 years and have never been disappointed Word of caution, some shops are only open on the weekend and others have limited hours during certain seasons however, the main attractions are there all the time

15. The M Solvang

  • Address: 293 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Phone: (805) 688-4404
  • Ratings: 4.2 (74 reviews) Very good
  • Website : The M Solvang
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Warm quarters, some with terraces, in a relaxed motel featuring a landscaped garden & breakfast.

About this hotel

In a residential area and 4 minutes’ walk from a road lined with eateries, this laid-back motel with Danish-inspired architecture is a 3-minute walk from the Elverhøj Museum of History & Art. It’s 5 miles from Highway 101.Warmly decorated rooms offer Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities, plus microwaves and minifridges. Upgraded rooms add direct garden access. Suites feature separate living rooms, kitchenettes and furnished terraces.There’s a landscaped garden with fountains, fruit trees and seating. Breakfast is available.

Things You Need to Know

  • The rooms have refrigerators and coffee makers
  • Walking distance to Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum and Elverhøj Museum of History & Art
  • Guests liked the service
  • Guests liked “gardens”, mentioned 18 times in reviews
  • Guests mentioned beds 12 times

Feedback From Real Customers

Lauren Melton

Overall, our stay was pleasant in regards to the people, location, and vibe We especially enjoyed the peacefulness of the gardenWe did, however, get very little sleep, as the bed was incredibly uncomfortable- quite possibly the most uncomfortable bed I’ve ever slept in

While the room smelled clean, there was dust on the tables next to the bed and a bandaid stuck to the tile, under the sink, in the bathroom The AC kept us nice and cool though!

Felipe

The M was a good little hotel cottage We arrived Thursday July 14th and left Friday July 15th The reason I gave it a 4 stars was It didn’t have a continental breakfast, the rooms Mini fridge was under the counter behind doors, small things but for the price , yes you get the ambiance but most of the areas have all of the amenities and would be nice to eat some breakfast in the garden and courtyard

All in all a good little stay

16. The Mirabelle Inn – Best Boutique Hotel in Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley, CA (4-star hotel)

About this hotel

Set in a half-timbered building, this polished hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from both downtown Solvang and the Hans Christian Andersen Museum.The individually decorated rooms and suites have antique furnishings and come with free WiFi, cable TV, DVD players and coffeemakers. Some rooms have fireplaces, 4-poster beds or Jacuzzis, while suites have separate living rooms and balconies.Free perks include afternoon wine, appetizers, and evening tea with sweets, plus loaner DVDs. There’s an upscale restaurant. Wine tours can be arranged for a fee.

Things You Need to Know

  • Walking distance to Solvang Visitor Center and Hans Christian Andersen Museum
  • One of the few hotels in the area with room service
  • Guests mentioned the rooms are small
  • Some guests complained about the bathrooms
  • Guests liked the upscale restaurant
  • Guests mentioned beds 15 times
  • Guests praised the breakfast
  • The hotel has a boutique store

Feedback From Real Customers

Stephani Valdez

I stayed at the Mirabelle Inn for two nights We arrived very late around 11pm and the staff was very welcoming and friendly, even for it being so late We were in room 9 on the third floor

The staff suggested we take the elevator which was a little sketchy Our room was nice but you could tell the building was older The water pressure was great but I had trouble with the temperature The beds were fine but the pillows not so much The location was super convenient to the shops and food If you order breakfast I’d recommend the avocado toast

Tyler Matzke

My girl friend and I booked a valentines weekend at the Mirabelle inn Although this hotel has a very cute and boutique feel we unfortunately were given a terrible room We paid over $360 for our room and were placed on the first floor in room 1 right next to the kitchen to the First and Oak restaurant

This is the only hotel room on the first floor and it’s placed right in between the restaurant bathroom and the restaurant kitchen I will attach a photo to show you how close we were to the kitchen We couldn’t go to bed because of how noisy it is When we called the front desk at 9:45 pm they just told us they couldn’t move us because they are fully booked I wouldn’t be complaining at all if we were paying a discounted rate but that was not that case In my personal opinion, a 4 star hotel with a Michelin star restaurant should know better than to have a guest room next to the kitchen and bathroom in a noisy location Other than this unfortunate issue we had the hotel is pleasant and has a nice vibes and provided us a complimentary bottle of wine !

Jamie Edson

We also came very late at night, like 11ish We had two rooms, one an accessible one, and one a standard one Other than the fact that I booked directly with them, and I believe paid more as a result, the stay, although very short was the highlight of our 8 night vacation

I own a b and b myself, (and while I have moral objections to shipping water from italy, when we have great american water nearby,) i loved the presentation, the decor, the amenitiesI wish that we had stayed there more than one night and my husband and I may return again, when we are not traveling with a person who needs ada accomodations Their room was lovely thoughi actually thought the house was about 100 years older than it is I mean that as a compliment It has a victoriana or at least a european feel, that I associate with the higher quality of times past Anyway I found it charming, warm and extremely comfortable, especially the bed and the pillowsI would most definitely return

17. Wine Valley Inn & Cottages (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Set near downtown Solvang, this quaint, Danish-themed village offering hotel rooms and cottages is 3.2 miles from Highway 101, and 4.2 miles from Santa Ynez and the surrounding wine region.The cozy, straightforward rooms have free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus minifridges and coffeemakers. Some come with fireplaces, while 2-story lofts add separate living rooms. Cottage suites feature kitchenettes and pull-out sofas. Many have whirlpool tubs.Complimentary perks include a breakfast buffet and parking. A spa provides massages and body scrubs (surcharge).

Things You Need to Know

  • The rooms have microwaves and coffee makers
  • Some guests complained about the bathrooms
  • Walking distance to Wildling Museum and Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards
  • The hotel has a concierge
  • Guests liked the restaurant
  • Guests mentioned “wine tastings” 20 times
  • Guests praised the architecture

Feedback From Real Customers

Rita H.

Location location, location One block off the main street so you don’t get the traffic Parking was tight but manageable

Check in with easy however the maze of hallways are very tight and the rooms are on top of each other (meaning if you open a window there’s the next Room window so privacy is nil) We rented two rooms and both had the same comment that the noise from the floor above was unacceptably loud The interior of the room was well furnished but there was an old musty odor in the room The bed was not very comfortable, hard mattress However it was nice to have a refrigerator with options of storing my own drinks or using amenities provided at a cost I did like the electric fireplace for atmosphere and I rearranged the furniture in front of the TVThe other room’s floor was sloped downward from the entry Never quite saw that before We decided to pick up food and watch Wimbledon (tennis) inside the best room (mine), so the fact that the Tennis Channel was available on the TV lineup was fantastic My stay was a brief one night, if it was an extended stay I would highly recommend another location

LaLena

Really enjoyed our stay at this hotel! Staff was pleasant & helpful Took an hour past scheduled check in to get inside the room, since the room wasn’t ready (but if it was ready earlier, we would’ve gotten in earlier – so not a big deal) I’m sure this is an older building, so expect there to be small issues here & there

But Rooms were clean & tidy; Loved the fireplace at night; Air conditioners work amazing; Continental breakfast was very nice & we were in walking distance to everything we wanted to do! I’d definitely stay here again!

Tianci Jones

Cutely decorated and clean hotel The location is good, away from the main busy streets but still close enough to everything There’s a bakery right down the street, plenty of restaurants around too

You can walk to everything, we walked to the Windmill and backBreakfast in the morning was great, hearty American breakfast from scrambled egg to hash browns – everything you need In-room bar items are VERY reasonably priced, something you don’t see often so we’re very impressed! Oh, and the front desk lady, so helpful and friendly!

18. The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara (5-star hotel)

About this hotel

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this upscale, Mediterranean-style resort is 0.6 miles from Sandpiper Golf Course and 13 miles from Santa Barbara.The plush, refined, Spanish colonial-style rooms feature soaking tubs, flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, and private balconies or patios. Some rooms add fireplaces and ocean views, while suites offer additional living areas and pull-out sofas.A daily resort fee covers complimentary drinks, in-room Internet access, and the use of a gym and a spa. There are 2 oceanfront saltwater pools with rental cabanas, as well as tennis courts, multiple dining options, and a seasonal kids’ club.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the large rooms
  • 8 min walk to Haskell’s Beach
  • Guests praised the friendly, professional service
  • Guests liked the restaurant
  • Guests liked “Landscaping”, mentioned 12 times in reviews
  • Guests praised the grounds
  • Guests praised the ocean views

Feedback From Real Customers

Amnah Mohammad

We had a wonderful time here Nice vacation spot with kids It wasn’t super busy too when we went

All staff were kind, professional and always smiledThe hike trail was one of my favorites, beautiful scenic view at sunset If you can’t hike it, you can access it via parking lotEvery part of the resort was beautiful for pictures I’d recommend to bring your camera !The bistro had delicious buffet options They had fresh juices and plenty of healthy optionsThe beach was okay I wish there was beach lounge chairs, umbrellas etc There was a dead seal and lots of flies It could be maintained better ( I’m guessing it’s not a private beach) The beaches on shoreline are better maintained and better for kids if that’s something you are looking forRegarding rooms, I knocked off one star cause we had pigeon poop all over the balcony And the toilet didn’t flush properlyOverall, I wouldn’t pay $1000 a night again This was my first time staying here but honestly you are paying for the name I’ve been to other 5 star hotels but this location wasn’t worth $1000 a night

C Bee

WOW The beach location of this Ritz Carlton is one of the nicest in the entire California for sure I have stayed at all of the Ritz Carlton Resorts in CA and I can say this beach location is one of a kind

It is truly gorgeous especially during sunset The sunset view itself is worth the $1500/night The room is also spacious comparing to the other locations More of a Spanish style which I miss I owned few properties in Barcelona and Madrid and visiting here last week reminded me back in Spain- We had a great time and we will be back when the weather gets warmer ;)As always, the ladies and gentlemen at the Ritz provided top-notch services

Shideh Bahmanyar

It’s a beautiful and vast resort with great views The food we had for the event we were attending were great For dinner they did multiple tables and had an amazing poke table that was my favorite! I wish I had more time to do the walk to the beach but we were on a tight schedule

Enjoyed walking through the property for our scavenger hunt activity! Sure got our steps in!

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