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Santa Maria Inn

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801 South Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
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Vail, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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... More 

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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. More 

Fresno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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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. More 

Los Osos
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56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay at this hotel during the busy weekend of the West Coast Kustoms car show. It is always booked but Kristen Palera kept up informed of cancellations so we could book a room for some customers flying in from Europe. Marie Harty was also helpful during check-in and when we had any questions. The whole staff at this hotel... More 

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

Thank you so much for this review of our property! We always appriciate hearing kind things about our staff and Kristen and Marie are both wonderful members of our team. Thank you for staying during West Coast Kustoms, we love having you! More 

VA
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there for a night on ,my recent US trip (April-May 2015) and must say I was quite impressed with the place! The staff is very helpful; and the breakfast buffet at $12 is quite a steal! The freshness of the place is commendable. Look out for deals. The place has all kind of rooms and some of the best... More 

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HistoricManager, Administrative Assistant at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing this review of our hotel! We are so happy to hear that you were impressed with your stay, the staff, and that you were able to take advantage of our delicious breakfast. If you are ever in the area again we hope to see you! More 

Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay here during probably one of the busiest weekends of the year for this hotel (West Coast Customs carshow) & the staff always go above & beyond to make you feel at home. Matter of fact I've been going for so long it actually feels like home for the 4 days we are there. Specifically Kristen Palera has always... More 

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

Thank you for this review! We always have so much fun during the West Coast Kustoms car show and we love having all of you. We are so happy to hear that Kristen always takes care of you, she really is the best. See you and your car next year! More 

Oakland, California
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I drove down from the Bay Area to Santa Maria to visit some friends and needed a place to stay overnight. I could have stayed at a cheaper place, but I wanted a place that had a hot tub and that was close to where my friends live. This was perfect. I checked in late (past midnight) without any problems... More 

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

Thank you for this lovely review of our property! We are glad you decieded to stay with us and thank you for the kind words about the room and we are glad you were able to enjoy the hot tub. We are also glad to hear that the staff took care of you, and maybe next time you will get... More 

Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The central coast has become my second home. When I am visiting any part of the central coast I always stay at The Historic Santa Maria Inn. Being a sales professional I always tell my clients there are three things you need to rank on importance when making a decision, they are (In My Order) SERVICE COVERAGE PRICE I use... More 

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

Wow. We are absolutely floored by this wonderful review you have given our property! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts not only on the hotel, but also on all of the staff that helped make your stay wonderful. The staff here works so hard and it means a lot to all of us to have them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we always do on Memorial Day Weekend , we stayed at the "Inn" and attended the "West Coast Nationals".. Cannot say enough good about this place.. The staff is always so helpful and courteous ..The grounds and rooms are always clean and Nicely laid out..the accommodations are very diverse like few other places. They offer bungalows , Rooms with... More 

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HistoricManager, Administrative Assistant at Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

We love having you guys every Memorial Day weekend! Thanks for this awesome review of the property, and we agree- the original inn rooms are pretty great. We look forward to the next time we get to have all of you! More 

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