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The Historic Santa Maria Inn

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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 12 July 2015

This is an old hotel with a lot of historical value. The staff was very nice and helpful. Walking into the lobby area is like stepping into another era, well maintained and charming. It seemed like we had to walk this endless maze of hallways to get to our room, which felt like a short car ride from the elevator...

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

Thank you for taking your time to share about your stay with us. We are happy to hear our staff was friendly and helpful, and it's true, we have some long hallways here at the hotel, guess they built things differently years ago! You can always request a specific location for your room, and we can do our best to...

San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The walls are thin and the hotel feels dirty (i.e., carpet, upholstery). The staff is friendly, but I didn't feel that management did enough to make sure I was satisfied with the solution to my problem that I raised (woken up twice by people above me); I was only offered to change rooms, but I would have expected to have...

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

We are so very sorry to hear about your disappointing stay with us. We will be looking into this stay as we want to take care of our guests and we hate to hear that you left feeling like we could have done more. Thank you for your feedback, without it we could not grow as a company.

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 9 July 2015

very nice inexpensive Stay I would recommend this Hotel to my friends! Staff was very pleasant and friendly when I needed something or even had a question on something. Room was clean and very very roomy!

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

Thank you for staying with us. We are so happy to hear that you would recommend us to you friends, thank you! Our staff works hard to take care of people during their time wiht us and we are happy hear they were friendly and pleasant. We hope to see you again!

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This was a stopover on the way to San Francisco. Entering the foyer was like stepping back in time. The hotel boasts a lot of history and the decor is in keeping with this - very quaint and olde-worlde. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Unfortunately we did not have time to explore the many amenities the hotel offers. The...

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

We are glad you were able to stay here for an evening as you traveled towards San Francisco. Thank you for staying and sharing your thoughts, we do have quite a few delicious restaurants in the area that are worth checking out. We are glad you enjoyed the bar and live music as well, it always makes for a fun...

Reviewed 8 July 2015

We had a very relaxing stay at this historic hotel. Very interesting historical facts about the inn available to guests. Our room was in the newer tower and was quite nice with traditional furnishings. When we go back to Santa Maria, we will be staying there again.

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

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and took some time to read about the history of our hotel. Thank you for staying, and we look forward to next time!

Westminster, California
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The hotel definitely had a historic feel to it. The common areas were clean. The room and bathroom were small, old, and kind of dirty. There was not enough space to put anything on the counters in the bathroom and the floor was soaking wet after showering. I'm glad there was a window in the bathroom to crack open. There...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share insight from your last stay. We are so sorry to hear that you did not find things to your liking in your room. It is our desire to create a wonderful time for our guests and will take the things seriously that you have shared.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Our room was a lovely corner suite with windows along two walls as well as the corner, giving us a spectacular view. There was a window seat bench under the entire window area, and the room was very spacious. We just spent one night there and left early the next day so we didn't try the beautiful restaurant or the...

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

Thank you for staying with us, and we are so thankful you loved your room! Our corner rooms in the tower are very popular with the large bay windows, we are happy to hear you were able to stay in one! We've just started having the Gillie Wheesels play at our hotel and we are glad you enjoyed their music....

Fresno, California
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Everything is great here. From the restraint to the lobby to the pool/garden which my family truly enjoyed. The room was very clean. The barber was very professional and gave me a great hair cut. Most of all the history of this place is fascinating, with all the movie stars that stayed there to the old paintings in the lobby.

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

So good to hear that you had a good time and enjoyed the history of our hotel! Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to enjoy the outdoor areas here and also visit the barber shop. We look forward to seeing you again.

Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Every year we make a trip up the California coast and make it a point to stop at this historic inn. I believe it is around 100 years old. The wood paneling downstairs is just beautiful. The rooms are spacious. The pool is large enough to be a lap pool, shallow on one end and over 8 feet on the...

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

What a splendid review of our property! Thank you for all of the details you share in this review, it sounds like you have been able to truely enjoy our hotel. We work hard to create a wonderful restaurant and it's so good to hear that you enjoyed the food, we will pass that on to chef! Thank you for...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 July 2015

IMO, this hotel was just plain lovely. From the soothing waterfall in front to the beautiful lobby with beautiful wood accents to our cozy little room, to the elegant dining room - the whole place was wonderful. For as much as I appreciated the aesthetics at the Historic Santa Maria inn, the staff was even more impressive. The waitress at...

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

Wow, what a wonderful review! We love to hear what makes this hotel special to our guests so reading this review was delightful. We are happy to hear that our staff took good care of you, even getting the rice for your phone! We hope to see you again in the future.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Historic Santa Maria Inn

Address: 801 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-6668
Region: United States > California > Santa Maria
Price Range: $175 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Historic Santa Maria Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 164
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Also Known As:
Santa Maria Hotel Santa Maria
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
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“Corner Junior Suite rooms in the new section have a great view.”
RayandMarilyn, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“We always ask for the new tower, the old tower is the historic hotel and the rooms are beautiful but a little smaller.”
pauloZ6683IS, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“The quaint little courtyard room upstairs!”
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BorisMurchant, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I have since heard there is a more modern side--avoid the garden rooms!”
MrsFaber, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Tower is modern and new.”
LVFire, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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