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Santa Maria Inn

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801 South Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oceanside, California
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Price for this hotel was the same as the regular chains but is so much nicer. The room was huge with a neat bay window. The hotel is neat and just cool to be in. Pool is nice and large but hot tube was tiny-posted 6 people max but that isn't realistic. We chose to skip the restaurant as it... More 

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After wanting to stay at this hotel for a long time, we finally got to book a reservation; so glad we did. The hotel is gorgeous, immaculate, restaurant food (both breakfast and dinner) was plentiful and prepared wonderfully. Shout out to Franz, the manager, who accommodated us with parking for our RV, especially when two other hotels in the area... More 

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Bear Valley Springs, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Exceeded our expectations except for pet charge. The grounds were beautiful, pool a little cool but it looked good, and parking was perfect. Staff was certainly cordial and accommodating. We'll be tempted to make the Inn our future Pismo Beach hotel. Thanks

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Alas, it only gave me a case of The Blahs. From the outside, the Santa Maria Inn looked like what I think it is: an interesting mixture of contemporary hotel as seen in the photograph, attached to a building that's been around for about 100 years. It's the old part where we chose to stay because we like these kinds... More 

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Fullerton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is older but has been renovated. The grounds are beautiful and rooms are comfy. The lobby and sitting areas are historical and full of antique furniture, pictures and displays. The staff was very friendly and the breakfast buffet, served in the beautiful dining room, wasn't bad for the price. Conveniently located nearby wineries and some great Santa Maria Style... More 

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

How wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our breakfast, and also some great wine tasting. And yes, Jocko's is a must try spot! Your recommendation on picking garden facing rooms in the orignal inn is a popular and lovely choice. Thank you for this great review, we hope to... More 

San Diego, California
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is old with a ton of potential. It needs complete renovation. The bed was clean & comfortable, but that's it. The hotel smells. It's beat up & dirty. My wife & I were very disappointed & will not return.

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

First off we want to sincerely apologize that your stay was disappointing. And while we hate hearing that our guests leave not wishing to return we appriciate your honest feedback as we can use it to help us grow. We are currently about half way done renovating our tower section of the hotel and we look forward to finishing that... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an older hotel, but it has a lot of history and character.. Antique funiture style lobby ... My room is large...split bathroom and two seperate sinks.. Very spacious and the hotel looks like they take care..

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

Thank you for this review of our property! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the history and charm of this hotel as well as finding your accomodations to be comfortable. We hope to have you as guests at our hotel again! More 

Moreno Valley, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay here monthly for business and will continue to do so, are there a few things that could be upgraded, yes but when I come in here its the welcoming feeling I get with the friendly staff and historic atmosphere that keeps me coming back. Modern does not always equal better.

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

Thank you so much for this review of our hotel! We are so happy to hear that we are able to take care of you every time you come. We appricate hearing from our regular guests as you are so important to us. We look forward to next time! More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming to this area for the past several years, and this was one of the most enjoyable stays I've had in this area. Hotel amenities were great, staff took care of all my needs (I am handicapped) Any problem I encountered due to my handicap, they were very quick to resolve successfully.

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

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are so happy to hear you felt well taken care of and properly accomodated during your stay, our staff is constantly working hard to let our guests know how important they are to us! Thank you for staying with us, we look forward to next time. More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to stay in Santa Maria for a night for business and brought my husband along. Okay, this is an odd place. Historical, as it's just about 100 years old. We stayed in the "new" wing which isn't that new, but the room was very spacious, we had a corner "suite" and the bathroom and dressing area had two... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent stay at our hotel! We appriciate the details you share about our hotel, and we are happy to hear you were able to enjoy the bar while here. As for the window issue in your room, we are sorry to hear it was stuck open,... More 

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