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Solaire Inn & Suites - Santa Maria - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Radisson Hotel Santa Maria, CA - Santa Maria - Lobby
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Buckboard Motel
4.6 Mediocre
Free Wi-Fi

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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 February 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 Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 60 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 $89, while the most expensive was $284.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Santa Maria for 2 days.
  • 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.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Santa Maria

  • Which are the best budget-friendly hotels in Santa Maria?

    Days Inn by Wyndham Santa Maria is one of the cheapest hotels around, and based on the kind of amenities they have, you will definitely be getting good value for your money. They have an outdoor pool, offer free toiletries, and if you’re looking to get some work done, there’s a business center and your room will have a nice comfortable desk. Photocopying and faxing services are also available on request.

  • Are there any good family-friendly hotels in Santa Maria?

    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Santa Maria stands out in this category, and this is owed to the great amenities they have for kids. You can get babysitting or childcare services on request and even have your room fitted with a crib if needed. The menu also features a kid-friendly buffet, and you will have children's television networks on your TV.

  • Which hotels offer great dining options?

    For the best dining options, Radisson Hotel Santa Maria, CA, is a good choice. Not only do they have a restaurant that serves cuisines from all over the world, but you can also have food delivered to your accommodation or use their grocery delivery services to order something to cook up in your kitchenette.

  • Are there any good hotels with a hot tub suite?

    If you’re looking for a hotel with a hot tub suite, then Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Santa Maria, an IHG Hotel is the one for you. Guests get to enjoy a nice hot tub and sauna as well as a heated outdoor pool. In addition to that, you get laundry service, room service, a business center, and a fitness center.

  • What are the best hotels near Natural History Museum?

    Motel 6 Santa Maria - South, Historic Santa Maria Inn and Days Inn by Wyndham Santa Maria are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Natural History Museum.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Santa Maria?

    The average price of a double room in Santa Maria is $162 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as $75 per night.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Santa Maria?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Santa Maria with free breakfast. Hotels with free breakfast in Santa Maria include Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Maria, Best Western Plus Big America, and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Santa Maria.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Santa Maria?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Santa Maria districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Santa Maria city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Santa Maria hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Santa Maria that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Solaire Inn & Suites, Radisson Hotel Santa Maria, CA and Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Maria.

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