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The Historic Santa Maria Inn

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Room & Suite (120)
Dining (13)
Certificate of Excellence


#3 of 23 hotels in Santa Maria
Certificate of Excellence
We are a historic, full-service property located in the heart of Santa Maria along California's beautiful Central Coast. We offer an award-winning Garden Room Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, an Olde English Tap Room and a Wine Cellar and Martini Bar. We also feature an on site massage therapist, heated pool and spa, sauna, fitness facility, salon and barber. We are only minutes from the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail, championship golf, beaches and shopping. Secure your reservations now or take advantage of one of our many packages.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel


Full view
71Somewhat walkable
Grade: 71 out of 100
50Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
8Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
100Room tips
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We visited the central valley wine area over Mother's Day weekend, May 11-12, and drove the extra 25 minutes north to Santa Maria, staying at the inn Saturday night. It's a very nice property with quite a lot of charm. We stayed in the Charlie Chaplin suite, in the original
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Response from Santa M, Manager at The Historic Santa Maria Inn
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will return very soon. My apologies that the wait staff weren't as attentive as they could have been. I'm glad you were able to explore the wine country around us.
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This Historic Inn was such a great atmosphere for a historical meeting (DAR). It’s as if the mural walls could speak years of history (along with the old phone booth). The mango fruit salad was not only delicious but beautifully presented, even to a large group.
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Response from Santa M, Manager at The Historic Santa Maria Inn
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for your review. I'm happy you enjoyed yourself while here on business and we hope you'll be able to revisit us perhaps on leisure next time.
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I have stayed here many times and have brought several friends to tbe Santa Maria Inn. It is beautiful and the staff have Alwahs been very helpful. Rooms are s generous size, grounds are beautiful, pool is great for kids and adults and daily brunch is very nice. Also, good
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Response from Santa M, Manager at The Historic Santa Maria Inn
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for your review and thank you for repeatedly staying with us. I'm happy you have been able to partake in other aspects of the Inn besides just the sleeping rooms. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip.
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Along with some good friends we made reservations at the Inn fir New Years Eve. The food is a little pricy but great. We enjoyed ourselves and plan on having New Years Eve again. You must make reservations plenty of time ahead.
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If your staying in Santa Maria I recommend you stay here, there is a bar onsite with a great bartender and the Restaurant is very nice, our dinner was very good, so there is no need to leave the hotel.
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$96 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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