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Motel 6 Santa Maria

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2040 North Preisker Lane, Santa Maria, CA 93454
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  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We clearly had one of the newly refurbished rooms. Very clean ,very pleasant. No charm but we stopped in Santa maria to break up our drive and were not expecting much. Free coffee in the morning. The wi-fi was rubbish and I had to keep returning to the front desk for new codes before giving up. I slept fine and... More

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Frazier Park, California
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176 reviews 176 reviews
12 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Ho-hum: After staying very happily recently in two of the newer Motel 6's (like the more expensive one in Santa Barbara), my spending a night here was like going back in time to the bad old days of this national budget chain. I had a very spartan room with no place to hang clothes, a shower with no tub, a... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Stayed here last because I did not want to take a 2 1/2 hour drive home. Motel 6 has done some renovations. Laminate flooring throughout, instead of nasty carpeting. A big plus. Hot water when you shower,comfortable and clean bedding. Everything so far a plus, except the shower. Ever seen a superman movie, where he would jump into a phone... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We just stayed here for one night while driving highway 1 but really liked it actually. Staff were friendly and the rooms are new, very clean and nice. The only real downside is that they charge for wifi.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We came to town for a family event and stayed here as the reviews weren't awful and the price seemed right. Most the other hotels in the area were much more expensive (now we know why). I didn't come in with unreasonable expectations....in fact the room itself as I mentioned was upgraded and clean and the staff seemed friendly. However,... More

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Lancaster, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a tough one. We were in town for our nephew's wedding & it was spectacular. Rating - the flooring was nice - wood not carpet however it's a very spartan room with very limited furnishings. Personally I hate living out of a suitcase even for an overnight stay but for a weekend stay it's beyond difficult. Considering the... More

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Ensenada, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

the hotel rooms have recently been renovated and are very clean but very spartan.The rooms are very small and lack furnishings.No arrangements for hanging your clothes, only one chair,and we were two people,no drawers in the cabinet,no alarm clock,no paper or pens to make a note, or shampoo or hair dryer or coffee machine.And a tiny shower stall that has... More

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Beverly Hills
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I had to stay here for Cal Poly graduation because everything was sold out around and near SLO.So for over 100.00 you have to purchase your own shampoo in the vending machine near the office.Stains on the new sheets and new bedspread in the newly refurbished rooms.The funniest part was when I went to turn on the shower they have... More

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I stayed with this motel 6 multiple days for 3 months, sleeping during the day due to working at night. Everyone working there was wonderful, very helpful with everything I needed. I always received the AARP rate if I stayed less than 7 days in a row, or the discounted rate if 7 or more days in a row. I... More

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Asked for a non-smoking room but got a smoking room anyways. Then it turned out there were no non-smoking rooms. Lost out on $70. I left to another hotel after only about 2 hours. Shower was horrible, and dirty and NO TOWELS! I've stood at other Motel 6s before so I know they only provide the basic which is okay,... More

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Address: 2040 North Preisker Lane, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Location: United States > California > Santa Maria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Maria 2*
Number of rooms: 126
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