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Cheapest month to stay with an average 37% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 26% rise in price.
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Best Santa Maria hotels

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Solaire Inn & Suites - Santa Maria - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Radisson Hotel Santa Maria, CA - Santa Maria - Restaurant
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

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When to book a hotel in Santa Maria

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Top tips for finding Santa Maria hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Santa Maria, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Santa Maria in December and January.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Santa Maria if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Santa Maria hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Santa Maria found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $98, while the most expensive was $279.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Santa Maria for 1 day.
  • If you plan on visiting the Santa Maria Museum of Flight while in town, Travelodge by Wyndham Santa Maria is just 3.4 miles away. This gives you a short commuting time meaning you can do a lot more with your day. They also have amenities including an outdoor pool, free internet, and a business center.
  • If you enjoy taking nature walks and enjoy nature in general, staying close to Foxen Canyon Wine Trail is a great idea. The closest hotel there is Best Western Plus Big America. Despite being 30min away, they have some great amenities that make it worthwhile. Examples include an outdoor pool, a restaurant that serves a variety of foods, a coffee machine, and most importantly, nice clean and cozy rooms.
  • Any history buffs will love the prospect of staying at the Historic Santa Maria Inn. It’s only 0.3 miles from Santa Maria Valley Historical Society. That’s not even the best part. Guests can enjoy room service, wireless internet, cable TV, and also a bar and lounge that serves a wide range of cocktails.
  • If you’re looking for a nice hotel where you can check in with your pet, Motel 6 Santa Maria is definitely worth a check. They allow pets on request, and unlike many other hotels, you don’t have to pay a huge surcharge. They also have a pool, and you can get free parking, laundry facilities, and satellite TV.
  • If you want a hotel with a pool, you’ll be happy to hear that your options are almost endless, as many hotels either have an indoor or outdoor pool. However, one of the highly-rated ones under this category is Radisson Hotel Santa Maria, CA. They have a beautiful outdoor pool as well as a hot tub and sauna. Guests are also provided with beach towels.

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