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Welcome To

Holiday Inn Santa Maria

Situated along Highway 101 between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo in sunny Santa Maria, California, the Holiday Inn Santa Maria embodies the area’s casual charm and is the perfect home base for your upcoming visit. Explore the local wineries along Foxen Canyon Wine Trail, enduldge in the fresh local produce, take a dip in the Pacific Ocean at Pismo Beach, or maybe see a race at Santa Maria Speedway. Head to one of the nearby recreation areas like Guadalupe Dunes County Park for a day of outdoor adventure, and beautiful beach hiking.

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Free WiFi

Heated Pool

Pet Friendly

Kids Eat Free

Free Parking

Accessible double queen guestroom at Holiday Inn Santa Maria.

Guest Rooms

Affordable Rooms & Suites

Spacious, efficient, and comfortable are just a few words to describe the guest rooms and suites at Holiday Inn Santa Maria. With an array of deluxe amenities, such as a kitchenette with a microwave, mini-refrigerator, coffeemaker, and free WiFi, you’re sure to feel at home while on the road. Whether you are in Santa Maria for a night, a weekend, or a long vacation, the Holiday Inn Santa Maria offers the accommodations, amenities, accessibility features, and world-class service you desire for a relaxing and memorable stay!

A bed in the queen suite at the Holiday Inn Santa Maria.

Guest Rooms

Each guest room features a mini-refrigerator and microwave to allow for maximum convenience and cozy beds to ensure a perfect night’s sleep.

Kitchenette in a guest room at Holiday Inn & Suites Santa Maria.


The Holiday Inn Santa Maria offers extra large suites with full kitchens, creating a true home away from home experience.

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Meetings & Events

Flexible Event Space

With 1,800 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and event space and 207 rooms and suites, it’s easy to find a Santa Maria meeting venue among our choice of rooms to host your upcoming meeting, conference, or gathering.

The Best of Santa Maria

Santa Maria is also ideally located for visitors to the area traveling on business. Vandenberg Air Force Base, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and agricultural industries are all just a short drive away.
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Getaways & Special Offers

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Unwind with Our Wine Package

Wine enthusiasts rejoice! Holiday Inn Santa Maria has partnered with several local wineries to offer this exclusive wine package. 

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Stay Longer Save More

The longer your stay, the more you will save with our Stay Longer Save More offer. Relax during your next visit and enjoy up to 20% off your three night or longer stay at the Holiday Inn Santa Maria.

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Romance Package

Celebrate your love and enjoy our Romance package any time of the year! Select one of our spacious rooms or suites and receive a bottle of champagne, $50 dinner voucher for our restaurant Portabella Bar & Grill, as well as complimentary parking and internet.

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Hideaway in Santa Maria

Looking to get away and relax? Create your own hideaway at the Holiday Inn Santa Maria. Select one of our large rooms or suites for yourself and a special person. Guests will receive a bottle of champagne at check-in.

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COVID-19 Update

Holiday Inn Santa Maria & Suites is officially open for tourism travel.

Please read the overview of our precautions and preventive cleaning measures to see how we are taking care of our guests during the COVID-19 pandemic.