Best motels
Best value
When to book

Santa Maria motels

Mon 7/29
Tue 7/30

Search hundreds of travel sites at once for motels in Santa Maria

Here is why travelers choose KAYAK

Free to useThere are no hidden charges or fees.

Filter your dealsFilter by free cancellation, free breakfast and more.

Millions of reviewsCheck ratings based on millions of real guest reviews.

Bundle and saveSave money when you bundle your flight + hotel.

Best Santa Maria motels

Most recommended Santa Maria motels

Show all
Buckboard Motel - Santa Maria - Bedroom
Buckboard Motel
4.6 Mediocre
Free Wi-Fi
Motel 6 Santa Maria - South - Santa Maria - Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Colonial Motel
5.1 Fair
Free Wi-Fi

How much is a Santa Maria motel?

Here are our most popular & best value motels

2 stars and below

Good to know

Low season


High season


Average price (weeknight)


Average price (weekend night)

Cheapest month to stay with an average 29% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 47% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a motel in Santa Maria

Price per night / 3-star motel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
Average nightly price per month
Average nightly price

Top tips for finding Santa Maria motel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap motel in Santa Maria, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced motels in Santa Maria in April and March.
  • Motel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best motel deals in Santa Maria if you stay on a Saturday. The most expensive day for motel bookings is Friday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Santa Maria motel.
  • The cheapest 3-star motel in Santa Maria found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $106, while the most expensive was $244.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their motel in Santa Maria for 2 days.

FAQs when booking a motel in Santa Maria

  • What are the best motels near Natural History Museum?

    Natural History Museum is a popular area in Santa Maria and there are many motels closeby. Check out Buckboard Motel or Motel 6 Santa Maria - South for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Natural History Museum.

  • How much does a motel cost in Santa Maria?

    Motel prices in Santa Maria can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a motel in Santa Maria is $113 but KAYAK users have found motels for as cheap as $89 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a motel than in a hotel in Santa Maria?

    The average price for a night in a motel in Santa Maria is $113 compared to $159 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best motels in Santa Maria?

Our map will help you find the perfect motel in Santa Maria by showing you the exact location of each motel.