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Motel 6 Santa Ana, CA
2 out of 5
1623 East 1st Street, I-5/Santa Ana Freeway at 1st St., Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $76 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25

Located in Lyon Street, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Santa Ana Zoo, Old Orange County Courthouse, and Bowers Museum. Discovery Science Center is 2.8 mi ...

3.3/5 (842 reviews)

"Excellent customer service & friendly staff. Room was nice and clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2020

Motel 6 Santa Ana, CA
Motel 6 Santa Ana, CA - Irvine - Orange County Airport
2 out of 5
1717 East Dyer Road, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $82 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25

Situated in Santa Ana, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Santa Ana Zoo, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, and South Coast Plaza. The Observatory and The Camp ...

3.1/5 (704 reviews)

"Friendly and accomodating staff. Clean, spacious room."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 24, 2020

Motel 6 Santa Ana, CA - Irvine - Orange County Airport
West Coast Inn
2 out of 5
1513 N Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $107 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25

Situated in Santa Ana, this motel is 3 mi (4.9 km) from The Outlets at Orange and within 6 mi (10 km) of Anaheim Convention Center and Downtown Disney® District. ...

3.5/5Good! (222 reviews)

"It's just fine. Nothing special. Easy access. Nice staff."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 23, 2020

West Coast Inn
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Civic Center Inn Santa Ana
2 out of 5
2720 N Grand Ave, Santa Ana, CA
The price is CA $130 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24

Situated in Santa Ana, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Discovery Science Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County. Chapman University is 1.5 mi (2.3 ...

1.9/5 (144 reviews)

"Location is close to the freeway, shopping and restaurant's"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2020

Civic Center Inn Santa Ana
Red Roof Inn Santa Ana
2 out of 5
2600 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA
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Located in the heart of Santa Ana, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Discovery Science Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County. Angel Stadium ...

3.1/5 (641 reviews)
The best stay in a long time

"This was the cleanest room i have stayed at. was very nice and alot of room the bed was so comfortable i wanted to take it with me ....lol....very nice hotel would recommend it in a heart beat...fast check in the bomb service....thank you guys"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 4, 2020

Red Roof Inn Santa Ana
Santa Ana Travel Inn
2 out of 5
2005 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $100 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27

Situated in Santa Ana, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Bowers Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Children's Hospital of Orange County and Santa Ana Zoo. Chapman ...

2.7/5 (79 reviews)
Great for a budget

"Decent sized room, huge bed, cleanliness I can live with."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 14, 2020

Santa Ana Travel Inn
Budget Inn Santa Ana
2 out of 5
1108 N Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA
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Situated near the airport, this motel is 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from Anaheim Convention Center and within 12 mi (20 km) of Honda Center and Disneyland®. Huntington ...

2.8/5 (736 reviews)
Last time booking with Hotels.com

"My only problem is with hotels.com customer service not responding to the error with my card."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2020

Budget Inn Santa Ana
Best Inn
2 out of 5
609 N Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA
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Situated in Santa Ana, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of The Outlets at Orange, Anaheim Convention Center, and Downtown Disney® District. Disney California ...

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Sunshine Village Motel
2.5 out of 5
1427 E First St, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $133 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25

Located in Lyon Street, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Santa Ana Zoo, Old Orange County Courthouse, and Bowers Museum. Discovery Science Center is 2.6 mi ...

1/5 (5 reviews)
Rude

"They were not professional."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 23, 2020

Sunshine Village Motel
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Orange County Airport

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Orange County Airport

2.5 out of 5
2721 Hotel Ter, Santa Ana, CA
The price is CA $90 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
4.1/5Very Good! (800 reviews)

"I loved the room felt so cozy and the price is affordable"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 19, 2021

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Orange County Airport
Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana Orange County

Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana Orange County

3 out of 5
8 MacArthur Place, Santa Ana, CA
The price is CA $124 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
4.3/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Great location, easy check in and check out. Room and bathroom clean... staff was friendly, helpful and efficient."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 5, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana Orange County
Hampton Inn and Suites Santa Ana/Orange County Airport

Hampton Inn and Suites Santa Ana/Orange County Airport

2.5 out of 5
2720 Hotel Terrace Drive, Santa Ana, CA
The price is CA $106 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4.2/5Very Good! (995 reviews)

"I needed a place in a hurry, and this was a good fit. Hotel room showed its wear in some places, but the staff was welcoming and more than made up for it with their service."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 4, 2021

Hampton Inn and Suites Santa Ana/Orange County Airport
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Santa Ana Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You can select from 8 inexpensive motels in Santa Ana among more than 62 hotels and other accommodations. These budget accommodations can help you cut costs when compared with traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

Because you'll save on your room price, you can make the most of what Santa Ana has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Santa Ana Zoo, Bowers Museum, and Discovery Science Center.

Fun fact: Beginning in the early 1950s, eye-catching neon signs enticed road-weary travelers, and examples today can still be seen along historic U.S. Route 66. When you stay at a motel, you'll often find an outdoor pool and free parking.

Below are some of our customers' best-rated Santa Ana motels to choose from:

Best Western Plus Orange County Airport North

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Segerstrom Center for the Arts and Santa Ana Zoo.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Motel 6 Irvine - Orange County Airport

  • An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay.
  • It's located within a quick 4-minute drive of Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

Motel 6 Santa Ana

  • Enjoy access to the spa tub, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Santa Ana Zoo and Discovery Science Center.

Budget Inn Santa Ana

  • It's located within a 10-minute drive of Bowers Museum and Anaheim Convention Center.
  • An outdoor pool along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.

Red Roof Inn Santa Ana

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Discovery Science Center and Bowers Museum.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

What to Do in Santa Ana

While you're sightseeing in this family-friendly area, check out the fun-filled theme parks and enjoy the popular beaches. Visitors like Santa Ana for its shops and live music.

Here are some popular places:

  • Santa Ana Zoo
  • Bowers Museum
  • Discovery Science Center

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Jerome Park
  • Santiago Park
  • Peters Canyon Regional Park

You'll find these family-friendly sights in the area:

  • Disney California Adventure® Park
  • Disneyland®
  • Knott's Berry Farm

Santa Ana is also popular for its:

  • Excursions
  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Art

Best Time to Visit Santa Ana

Determine the perfect time for your visit to Santa Ana by checking these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically August and September, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 73° F and nighttime temperatures average 46° F
  • April-June: 81° F is the daytime average and 51° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 85° F and nighttime averages are around 60° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 82° F during the day and 46° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 12.95 inches in a year

How to Get to Santa Ana and Around the Area

Santa Ana Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne) Airport 4.3 mi (6.8 km)
Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal) Airport 11.1 mi (17.9 km)
Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal) Airport 16.9 mi (27.2 km)
Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Train Station 0.9 mi (1.4 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Santa Ana?
Because you’ll save on your room price, you can enjoy more of what Santa Ana has to offer. Top sights include Santa Ana Zoo and The Observatory.
What is a motel?
Motels often have free parking, and many also include an outdoor pool. Often one or two stories tall, motels usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot. Motels made their debut in the 1920s as a convenient place to stay for the tired traveler driving along America’s major roadways.
What are the best motels in Santa Ana?
Motel 6 Santa Ana, CA - Irvine - Orange County Airport: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Santa Ana Zoo and South Coast Plaza. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, free WiFi, and spa tub. Motel 6 Santa Ana, CA: Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like climate control. It’s located within a quick 1-minute drive of Santa Ana Zoo. Civic Center Inn Santa Ana: Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Stay within a 5-minute drive of The Outlets at Orange and Santa Ana Zoo. Santa Ana Travel Inn: You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Santa Ana Zoo and The Outlets at Orange. Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like climate control. West Coast Inn: Stay within a quick 5-minute drive of The Outlets at Orange. Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
How many motels are there in Santa Ana?
Expedia has 9 affordable motels in Santa Ana.
What things can I to do in Santa Ana?
While you’re sightseeing in this family-friendly area, check out the fun-filled theme parks and enjoy the popular beaches. Visitors like Santa Ana for its shops and live music. Must-see local attractions include Santa Ana Zoo and The Observatory. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Peters Canyon Regional Park, Jerome Park, and Santiago Park. You’ll find these family-friendly sights in the area: Discovery Science Center, Disney California Adventure® Park, and Disneyland®.
What's the seasonal weather like in Santa Ana?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Santa Ana to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 72°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 60°F. Average annual precipitation for Santa Ana is 13 inches.
What are my options for getting around Santa Ana when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Santa Ana to help you navigate your stay: Fly into John Wayne Airport (SNA), which is located 4.3 mi (6.8 km) from the city center. Otherwise, you can search for flights to Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX), which is 33.9 mi (54.6 km) away. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center.

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