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Westminster, California
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The hotel definitely had a historic feel to it. The common areas were clean. The room and bathroom were small, old, and kind of dirty. There was not enough space to put anything on the counters in the bathroom and the floor was soaking wet after showering. I'm glad there was a window in the bathroom to crack open. There...

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HistoricManager, Manager at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share insight from your last stay. We are so sorry to hear that you did not find things to your liking in your room. It is our desire to create a wonderful time for our guests and will take the things seriously that you have shared.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Our room was a lovely corner suite with windows along two walls as well as the corner, giving us a spectacular view. There was a window seat bench under the entire window area, and the room was very spacious. We just spent one night there and left early the next day so we didn't try the beautiful restaurant or the...

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HistoricManager, Manager at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and we are so thankful you loved your room! Our corner rooms in the tower are very popular with the large bay windows, we are happy to hear you were able to stay in one! We've just started having the Gillie Wheesels play at our hotel and we are glad you enjoyed their music....

Fresno, California
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Everything is great here. From the restraint to the lobby to the pool/garden which my family truly enjoyed. The room was very clean. The barber was very professional and gave me a great hair cut. Most of all the history of this place is fascinating, with all the movie stars that stayed there to the old paintings in the lobby.

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HistoricManager, Manager at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

So good to hear that you had a good time and enjoyed the history of our hotel! Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to enjoy the outdoor areas here and also visit the barber shop. We look forward to seeing you again.

Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Every year we make a trip up the California coast and make it a point to stop at this historic inn. I believe it is around 100 years old. The wood paneling downstairs is just beautiful. The rooms are spacious. The pool is large enough to be a lap pool, shallow on one end and over 8 feet on the...

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HistoricManager, Manager at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

What a splendid review of our property! Thank you for all of the details you share in this review, it sounds like you have been able to truely enjoy our hotel. We work hard to create a wonderful restaurant and it's so good to hear that you enjoyed the food, we will pass that on to chef! Thank you for...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 July 2015

IMO, this hotel was just plain lovely. From the soothing waterfall in front to the beautiful lobby with beautiful wood accents to our cozy little room, to the elegant dining room - the whole place was wonderful. For as much as I appreciated the aesthetics at the Historic Santa Maria inn, the staff was even more impressive. The waitress at...

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HistoricManager, Manager at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Wow, what a wonderful review! We love to hear what makes this hotel special to our guests so reading this review was delightful. We are happy to hear that our staff took good care of you, even getting the rice for your phone! We hope to see you again in the future.

Vail, Colorado
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Spent two nights here during a solo weekend on central coast. Stayed in the Tower (read about ghostly sightings in original building), and felt safe & comfortable. Room was spacious & clean. However, the bathroom was very mediocre and dated. When I mentioned to front desk, they responded that renovations were in progress on lower floors. I also had room...

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HistoricManager, Manager at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at our hotel and taking the time to give your insight on your stay. We are glad to hear the accomodations were comfortable for you in the tower. We are currently in the middle of renovating that section and the changes have been very exciting! We are sorry to hear that your coffee shop visit left...

Clovis, United States
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Staying here is like going back in time. They have a newer section of rooms and the older historic section. We stayed in the older section-which was lots of fun. The bathroom was a bit too small, so next time we may go for the newer section. All rooms are decorated nicely and have a lot of character. The rooms...

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HistoricManager, Manager at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this delightful review of our hotel! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the charm of the original inn and also spent some time in the patio area. Our tower rooms are nice as well, so you will at least have to check one out on you next stay! And while we didn't have something for...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We love staying in the historic part of the hotel. Some can be a bit noisy, which pretty much is any hotel depending on your neighbor! Hallways and rooms have been updated and are quite comfy, most offering refrigerators. Rooms with a star show the name of the celebrity who stayed in that room - fun just knowing you may...

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HistoricManager, Manager at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to share your thoughts on our hotel! We are so happy to hear you were able to enjoy your time here and we love the history and charm of the orignal inn, it's so fun to think about the people that have stayed here in the past. And all of...

Reviewed 26 June 2015

We recently stayed at the Santa Maria Historic Inn for the first time in June. We booked our rooms on the internet so had an idea but we were pleasantly surprised upon our arrival. The building and lobby are rich with history of a 100 year old inn and after coming from Hearst castle this was the perfect place to...

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HistoricManager, Manager at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely review of our property. We are so glad you decided to book a room here and we also love to hear that you enjoyed the Wine & Martini bar, thank you for sharing about Maegon, we love to hear that our staff is taking care of you!! See you next time.

Fresno, California
Reviewed 24 June 2015

The Santa Maria Inn is a nice rustic hotel. It was a nice change since I normally stay at one of the chain hotels. The hotel had character and didn't look or feel like the chain hotels. It was very inviting, warm and comfortable. The room was a nice size, bathroom was a little small (not much counter space), but...

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HistoricManager, Manager at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review of our property! We are so happy to hear you were able to enjoy your time at our hotel, and that the bed was so comfortable. And how great to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast in the Garden Room restaurant! We hope to see you again in the future.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a historic, full-service property located in the heart of Santa Maria along California's beautiful Central Coast. We offer an award-winning Garden Room Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, an Olde English Tap Room and a Wine Cellar and Martini Bar. We also feature an on site massage therapist, heated pool and spa, sauna, fitness facility, salon and barber. We are only minutes from the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail, championship golf, beaches and shopping. Secure your reservations now or take advantage of one of our many packages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Maria Inn

Address: 801 South Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Region: United States > California > Santa Maria
Price Range: €90 - €162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Santa Maria Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 164
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Also Known As:
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#2 Business Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
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“I have since heard there is a more modern side--avoid the garden rooms!”
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“Tower is modern and new.”
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“2nd floor facing the fountain is always a good choice.”
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“We were on the sixth floor. The hotel was quiest”
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