Built in 1959 and modeled after a classic Danish farmhouse, Solvang Gardens Lodge is a charming bed and breakfast style inn on the fringe of Solvang's old world European village. The quiet 24- room boutique hotel features comfortable accommodations with country-style décor and antique furnishings, beautifully manicured English gardens with fountains, fruit trees, and water features, and complimentary wireless Internet throughout the property.
A delicious continental breakfast is served every morning in the elegant dining room, and the Inn is within easy walking distance of the village’s Danish-inspired shops, restaurants, and wine-tasting rooms. A few miles away are the rolling vineyards and award-winning wine country of the Santa Ynez Valley.
Solvang Gardens Lodge features 24 well-appointed and beautifully decorated guest rooms with country-style décor and antique furnishings. Guest rooms have king or queen-size antique beds with pillowtop mattresses, fine linens and down comforters, and marble en-suite bathrooms with soaking tubs, showers, vanities, thick towels, and organic bath products. King Suites have additional living spaces with pullout sleeper sofa beds for extra guests, fireplaces, and kitchenettes with microwaves, coffee makers, and mini fridges. All rooms and suites have modern conveniences such as coffee makers, fresh towels and bath products, and wireless Internet access.
Solvang Gardens Lodge guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast every morning, which is served in the elegant dining room and includes freshly brewed coffee and tea, fresh fruit juices and fruit, cereals and homemade granola, yogurt, baked bread and other goods, eggs dishes, bacon and other breakfast meats, and more.
Amenities and Recreation
Amenities and guest services at the Solvang Gardens Lodge include a complimentary breakfast every morning, exquisitely maintained English style gardens with fountains and benches in which to relax and complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the property. The Inn is within easy walking or driving distance to many of Solvang’s attractions, such as the Elverhøj Museum of History and Art, the Wildling Art Museum, the Hans Christian Andersen Museum, the Sevtap Winery Tasting Room, and the Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum. There are also several award-winning wine estates and vineyards in the nearby area, including Rusack Vineyards, Rideau Vineyards, Lincourt Vineyards, the Shoestring Winery, and Blackjack Ranch Vineyards and Winery.
The Elverhøj Museum of History and Art is dedicated to collecting, preserving and exhibiting Solvang’s rich history and Danish culture of arts and crafts. Housed in the former residence one of Solvang’s most artistic families, a hand-crafted historical structure built by Viggo Brandt-Erichsen, the Elverhøj Museum is a community-based museum that presents the colorful heritage of Denmark, the Danish-American pioneer spirit and the Danish devotion to the arts.
Take a step back in time and experience Solvang on a historic horse-drawn trolley ride through the streets of the town. Solvang Trolley & Carriage offers visitors rides in a traditional Danish conveyance known as a ‘Honen’ or cart, which is pulled by two teams of healthy Belgian horses named Rita, Claire, Stella, and Coco. The horse-drawn trolley rides the same route daily, depending on traffic, can seat up to 20 riders and boasts a fabulous wrap-around view of the sights.
Owned by the Solvang Festival Theater, THEATERFEST ® is a community-based theater dedicated to promoting and supporting quality live performing arts and entertainment. Built in 1974, the theater’s first performance was ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ and has been providing the community with outstanding shows, concerts, and performances ever since. The beautiful building has a range of modern facilities, including an outdoor 700-seat amphitheater, backstage dressing rooms, restrooms, and staging area and can be rented for private events.
Explore the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley without the stress of having to drive yourself with a Solvang Taxi and Wine Tour. Locally owned and operated, Solvang Taxi and Wine Tours offers first class taxi services, customized private wine tours, exclusive wedding transportation and delivery service throughout the region. Solvang Taxi and Wine Tours also offer airport transfers in luxury, air-conditioned vehicles.
293 Alisal Road, Solvang, California, CA 93463, Phone: 805-688-4404
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