Book your room at Historic Santa Maria Inn
Historic inn and modern amenities in wine country
Wine country, ocean
Located in Santa Maria, 13 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, the hotel is in the heart of the Central Coast wine country; between Los Angeles and San Francisco along California's El Camino Real.
Rest and relaxation
Guests can opt for a relaxing on-site massage or stroll through the peaceful courtyard and rose garden. The outdoor patio features a swimming pool, spa tub, umbrella-shaded tables, and lounge chairs.
With the décor of an English country inn, guestrooms are equipped with amenities like complimentary wired and wireless Internet access, flat-panel TVs with cable and pay movies, compact refrigerators, and coffeemakers.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Historic Santa Maria Inn
At your hotel
Located between Los Angeles and San Francisco in the heart of the Central Coast's wine country, this historic landmark hotel offers a lush courtyard and peaceful rose garden (some of the plantings were made by the hotel's founder in 1917). An outdoor swimming pool and spa tub sit on a patio with chaise lounges and umbrella-shaded tables.
The Garden Room Restaurant serves three meals daily, in addition to a Sunday champagne brunch. A cafe, English pub, and wine cellar provide other options for dining and drinking.
This Santa Maria property has 10,000 square feet of event space, including meeting and banqueting rooms. Complimentary high-speed Internet is available on a computer in the lobby. Wireless Internet is available hotel-wide and is complimentary. Massages can be arranged on site, and a fitness center and sauna are also available. The hotel offers a shuttle to the airport.
Guests at the Historic Santa Maria Inn are in good company; over the years, presidents, ambassadors, actors, and corporate magnates have stopped here while winding their way along California's historic El Camino Real.
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (complimentary)
- Number of floors - 6
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Full-service spa
- Fireplace in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 164
- Room service (limited hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free self parking
- Conference space size (meters) - 929
- Year Built 1917
- Conference space size (feet) - 10,000
- Shopping on site
- Spa tub
- Outdoor pool
- Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Park your car
Free self parking
In your room
- Access via exterior corridors
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary newspaper
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room massage available
- Flat-panel TV
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Microwave (on request)
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channels
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Separate sitting area
- Shower/tub combination
- Video-game console
Eat and drink
Garden Room Restaurant - This historic restaurant offers a casual yet elegant atmosphere and features fresh, imaginative California cuisine. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Champagne brunch on Sundays.
Old English Tap Room - Lounge designed to capture the atmosphere of an old English pub. Features peg-plant wooden floors and rich wormwood paneling. Open mid-day to late evening.
The Wine Cellar and Martini Bar - Intimate lounge. Offers wines from local vineyards and beyond. Signature martinis. Open evenings, Tuesday through Saturday.
801 Café - Espresso, specialty coffee drinks, Italian Sodas, snacks, and desserts. Open mornings and evenings daily.
Room service - Available daily during breakfast and dinner hours.
The hotel offers a fitness center with cardio and strength training machines, in addition to a sauna and private showers. The hotel's outdoor spa tub and swimming pool is located on a patio with chaise lounges and umbrella-shaded tables.
At Waller Park, 3 miles away, offers lakes with fountains, expansive grassy fields, picnic areas, playground equipment, Frisbee golf, and sports fields and courts.
Rancho Maria Golf Club offers a championship public 18-hole course, 8 miles away.
- Golfing nearby
Located within the Historic Santa Maria Inn, the independently owned and operated Ambiance Massage and Spa offers massages, signature body treatments, salt or sugar scrubs, and warm algae wrap. Complimentary pool and sauna are available to all guests. Advanced reservations are required.
- Body wraps
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Body treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
The fine print for Historic Santa Maria Inn
When you arrive
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Pet fee: USD 50 per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per day
We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.