Solvang Journals

Babymoon - Guster

A July 2010 trip to Solvang by CoupleTravels

Quote: Pregnant with our first child we attempt to go relax (we're bad at relaxing) on California's Central Coast. Our main destination was Solvang with a night at the Madonna Inn on the way down and a side trip (that ends up not happening) to Santa Barbara.

San Luis Obispo

Madonna Inn

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Hotel | "Kitschy with Good Service"

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So, you've heard of the place because of the "famous" men's room or because of all the pink, but have you actually spent the night? Well, we took on the challenge and booked a room online through their website.Booking was easy, we listed our room preferences (in the notes section) after looking at the rooms online and calling to find out which rooms required no stairs (any room in buildings one or two and the fourth floor in building three) and asked them to call if one of our 4 preferred rooms wasn't available. We weren't given one of these rooms or a call, but a quick check revealed assignment to a handicapped accessible room that would meet our needs.Check in was prompt an...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 22, 2010

Madonna Inn
100 Madonna Road
San Luis Obispo, California
(805) 543-3000

Solvang

Viking Motel

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Hotel | "Basic Motel with a Fridge and Microwave - Ahoy!"

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Viking Inn is right on the main drag of Solvang at the beginning on the town (if coming from Bulleton, like you probably are). There are 12 rooms (no I don't know why the website says 13) and almost as many parking spaces, but not to worry there's plenty of parking on the street.Our room (#11) was tucked behind the office and living quarters of the owners. While not exactly quiet because you (and #12) are right next to the busy street, noise was generally not an issue as long as we kept the fan/air going. This room had a king sized bed, closet, table, desk (with lamp), 3 chairs and a TV. There was also a microwave and mini fridge (which worked okay, just don't put anything on the botto...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on July 22, 2010

Viking Motel
1506 Mission Drive
Solvang, California 96463
(805) 688-1337