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LINCOLN
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Rated just 2 1/2 stars by Priceline, it was a real surprise to find this very large, new location just off of Highway 101 and at the edge of Santa Maria. The room was extra large, extra clean with a refrigerator and microwave...a eating table for two, Wi-Fi. We did not spend any time in the hotel but I think...

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Los Angeles, Ca
Reviewed 12 January 2015

We've tried a variety of hotels in the Santa Barbara winery area, and so far this Holiday Inn is the best. The property was just renovated a year ago and looks great. The rooms are large, with a kitchenette and pristine bathrooms. It's quiet despite being right off the highway. The pool and spa were sparkling, and the spa was...

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Tulare, California
Reviewed 11 January 2015

The rooms are pretty big and clean. They have a small kitchen with tile floor.the bathrooms are clean and a little larger than most hotels. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to stay in Santa Maria.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Stayed here for just one night. Greeted by an enthusiastic front desk associate and was checked-in very quickly. Just off the 101, it is great for a stopover. I was surprised to find that my king room was extremely spacious (in fact, I didn't really need a room that large) and had a kitchenette. I can only surmise that this...

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Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Older hotel with some recent upgrades. Bed was comfortable and room was spacious. We had a recently remodel kitchenette in our room, but I think the microwave was from 1979... One of the elevators was kinda scary, probably should be inspected a little closer. The staff at the front desk was very friendly and helpful. We got in late an...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear wolvie48, Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate your nice comment about our staff and the bed. However, we’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding the room amenities and the elevator. We will look into this concern. I assure you that the...

Reviewed 22 December 2014

Was traveling down the 101 late at night with hopes of making it farther down the road to Santa Barbara but got tired and stopped here and boy am I glad that I did. I got in around midnight and the nice front desk guy noticed I was a regular to Holiday Inn's and upgraded me to a suite. I...

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Hotel Managemen... H, Manager at Holiday Inn Santa Maria, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent visit and thanks for the nice comments! We are thrilled that you found the hotel and service to be at such a high quality, Holiday Inn and Suites really pride ourselves at offering those services to our valued guests. We hope that if you are ever back in the area that you choose...

So Cal
Reviewed 10 December 2014

I enjoyed my stay here. I was a little down that there was no free breakfast, but this place is nicer than the BW down the street, and much much newer, not to mention that it was priced better as well. For my short stay, it was nice to have a lot of space, and a little kitchenette. The bathroom...

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Hotel Managemen... H, Manager at Holiday Inn Santa Maria, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn and Suites by IHG rewards for your recent stay in Santa Maria, CA. We have read your comments about our hotel, and the renovated oversized rooms. We greatly appreciate the time you took to write them, as our guests satisfaction is our main priority. Thank you again, Hotel Management

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Stopped here for one night driving home on Thanksgiving weekend. Many things went wrong, First, the jacuzzi was cold and the jets didn't work. The front desk supposedly was having it fixed, but by 10 PM pool closing time the water was only luke warm. Same thing in the shower - barely warm enough to use. The sheets were second...

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Hotel Managemen... H, Manager at Holiday Inn Santa Maria, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on the Holiday Inn Santa Maria. Gaining valuable feedback on our hotel from our guests helps us ensure we are meeting your needs. After reading your comments with regards to your stay overall, I was sorry to learn of your poor experiences with us. The maintenance and housekeeping deficiencies have been addressed in the...

salisbury
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Acommodation was adequate, food was adequate, had a swim in the pool, the hot tub wasn't working though! The laundry facility was excellent! Service with a smile was appreciated after a long day on the road. Recommended.

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Hotel Managemen... H, Manager at Holiday Inn Santa Maria, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your business, and it was great to hear that most of your stay was comfortable. Thank you for your feedback on the spa we are sorry that it wasn't working during your stay here. We hope you return back to out hotel so that we pleasure of doing business with you again. Sincerely, Hotel Management

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We stayed for five days at the Holiday Inn. Our room was on the 2nd floor and it was fairly close to the elevator, so no issues there. Since we were there on family business, it was nice to come back and have dinner and drinks at the bar, as well have a good breakfast in the morning before we...

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Hotel Managemen... H, Manager at Holiday Inn Santa Maria, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments. As a valued customer, your satisfaction is our number one priority. Please accept our sincere apology that you didn't have the proper clean utensils that would of made your stay with us more enjoyable. We appreciate guest feedback as it allows us an opportunity to improve our operations and service. We look forward to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled between the palm tree lined city of Santa Barbara and the charming college town of San Luis Obispo you will find the peaceful Santa Maria Valley. Just ten miles from the beach and surrounded by vineyards, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites welcomes travelers from near and far.Fresh from a 3 million dollar renovation, the Holiday Inn continues a 51 year tradition of surpassing the expectations of even the most discerning traveler. We understand that there is no place like home, so to help you kick off your shoes and relax we offer kitchenettes, 37-inch flat screen TVs, free wireless/DSL and MP3 compatible radios. As the All America City makes its way up the list of prospective destinations, the Holiday Inn - Hotel & Suites strives to remain the #1 choice in hospitality. Our knowledgeable staff will proudly welcome you in to our family of Constant Caring Friends with award winning service and a smile.Portabella Bar and Grill draws from Santa Maria s BBQ Hall of Fame legacy, abundance of fresh produce, and seaside inspirations to offer up a true taste of the Central Coast. So enjoy the California lifestyle for a moment sit down with a glass of local wine and Relax, it s Holiday Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Santa Maria

Address: 2100 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-1140
Region: United States > California > Santa Maria
Price Range: ₹ 6,283 - ₹ 13,085 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Santa Maria 3*
Number of rooms: 207
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“Bottom floor close to pool if you enjoy relaxing poolside.”
StaceyRosas, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay here.”
rhufstetler, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher floor and toward the pool if you are sensitive to road noise.”
W7703HQjaneh, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You can hear the elevator from 267, but we slept through it mostly.”
P3773MQjoel, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I stayed on the second floor room 224 wonderful near the elevator”
alive4hisglory2, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
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