Property Location: When you stay at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carpinteria in Carpinteria, you'll be near the beach, a 2-minute drive from Carpinteria State Beach and 7 minutes from Los Padres National Forest. This hotel is 10.6 mi (17 km) from Santa Barbara Zoo and 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from Santa Barbara Bowl. Rooms: Make yourself at home in one of the 108 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones with free local calls. Amenities: Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access and gift shops/newsstands. Dining: A complimentary buffet breakfast is included. Business, Other Amenities: Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free valet parking is available onsite.