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BEST WESTERN Plus Big America
Ranked #2 of 21 Hotels in Santa Maria
Certificate of Excellence
Simi valley, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Love this hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2014

As usual, my stay at this BW was great. Upgraded to a suite! The staff are helpful, the rooms are always tastefully decorated and clean. No gluten free breakfast yet, but I will not be surprised when they do.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
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BW_Santa_Maria, Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Big America, responded to this review, February 24, 2014
Dear Kathleen A,



Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate your kind comments. We hope to see you again soon.



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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Paso Robles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2014

Beautiful rooms and service but the outside is dirty and there is a main street very close. The area is a bit seedy to say the least. Vacationing in Santa Maria is not advised. For an overnight for business it's a nice hotel. The restaurant is really bad.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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French Gulch, California
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2014

Great place to stay close to 101. Great customer service friendly and had lots of suggestions for food and things to do. Also helped with directions. Place was clean and large rooms. Furniture a little worn and dated but was comfortable and laid out well. Will stay here again when I'm back down on Business

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
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BW_Santa_Maria, Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Big America, responded to this review, February 3, 2014
Dear Lynne J,



Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We do apologize that the furniture was 'a little worn and dated.' We hope to see you again soon.





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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2014

Santa Maria is about half way between Menlo Park and LA, and we have stayed at the Best Western in Santa Maria many times over the last 10 years. It is always clean, comfortable, cost effective and the staff are always helpful, kind and happy. A real good place to stay. If you are going to visit Solvang, this would also be great place to stay as it is not very far..

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
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BW_Santa_Maria, Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Big America, responded to this review, February 3, 2014
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Thank you for your review. Thank you for staying with us for the past 10 years. Your loyalty is appreciated. We are happy we are able to accommodate you. We hope to see you again soon.




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Lodi, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2014

This hotel is average. When looking for a place to stay on our first visit to Santa Maria, I did not know that this hotel is on the north side, not the best area of the town. The room was ok. The bathroom needs updating with the wallpaper which was in poor condition. The table looked like it was wiped with a wet, dirty cloth leaving stains - not very nice. Since it was on the north side, lots of commercial trucks were parked in the parking lot, leaving not much room to navigate.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Bakersfield, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2014

This place is amazing and our favorite to stay in Santa Maria, CA. The beds are very comfy and the price is great for the comfort and the amazing breakfast. It's well worth it when you have a normal family with 2-3 children. Another plus is the pool and hot tub are open 24hrs. Which is nice to relax after a long trip or a lot of activities during a busy long day.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
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1 Thank Amber N
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BW_Santa_Maria, Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Big America, responded to this review, January 13, 2014
Dear Amber N,



Thank you for your review. We appreciate that we are your 'favorite place to stay in Santa Maria, CA.' Thank you for your loyalty. We hope to see you again soon.





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Big America Best Western Santa Maria, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2013

Nice and clean motel. Location is not so nice (forget about walking anywhere or even finding nice place to eat out), so I would only recommend this place to sleep, have breakfast and get going. Staff is very friendly. Overall great value.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank Arye M
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BW_Santa_Maria, Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Big America, responded to this review, December 30, 2013
Dear Arye M,


Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon.



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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Plus Big America

Property: BEST WESTERN Plus Big America
Address: 1725 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-1927
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Location: United States > California > Santa Maria
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Santa Maria
#1 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Business Hotel in Santa Maria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Plus Big America 2.5*
Number of rooms: 106
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whether you are traveling on business or traveling for pleasure the Best Western PLUS Big America hotel in Santa Maria , California has something to offer for everyone. Located between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo , the Big America hotel in Santa Maria offers its guests many luxuries for an affordable price. Join us in our lobby every morning for a complimentary, deluxe continental breakfast, and while you are eating your breakfast help yourself to a couple of complimentary newspapers.Our Santa Maria hotel rooms have been called by many “the best hotel rooms in Santa Maria ” because of the size of the rooms and the cleanliness of the rooms. Each of our Santa Maria hotel rooms contains a mini refrigerator, microwave, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, cable TV, air conditioning, wet bar, voice mail, and each room is equipped for High Speed Internet Access, both hard wired and wireless. Santa Maria is known for its Santa Maria style barbecue and the Big America hotel is close to many fine restaurants, and the meals they usually serve are big, so there are bound to be leftovers. We also have a restaurant located on the premises, which is called Francisco's Country Kitchen. We keep on hearing good things about the food, so why not give it a try. The microwave and mini refrigerator would come in really handy if you are looking for a midnight snack.Our Santa Maria hotel has rooms that can accommodate just about anyone. ... more   less 
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