Combining a great location and thoughtful inclusions, the Best Western Plus Big America is a hotel in Santa Maria, CA where you get more money for your travel budget, and more time to enjoy whatever brings you here. This TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner offers a location just off the 101 Freeway and amenities that add value to your trip, like free parking, free high-speed Internet, and a complimentary breakfast served each morning.
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This 1oo% smoke-free, pet-friendly hotel is perfect for vacationers traveling to Pismo Beach or for visitors to Vandenberg Air Force Base. Stay here whether you’re watching a race at the Santa Maria Speedway, enjoying a day of family fun at the Santa Barbara County Fair, or exploring nature at Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Wildlife Refuge. We’re also close to golf and wineries galore.
Whatever comes next in your day, you’ll appreciate the ability to start it with a full stomach. So join us for our complimentary breakfast and fill up on freshly made waffles or pancakes and eggs, biscuits and gravy, and even breakfast burritos.
Did you know that we can accommodate your next meeting? Our Heritage Room can seat up to 45 in a theater layout or 35, classroom style. We’ve got audio-visual equipment, dry erase boards, and everything else you need.
When the work is done, you can relax with a swim in our heated outdoor pool or hot tub. Or, if you’ve got excess energy to burn, our fitness center awaits. We’ve also got a business center and even an on-site restaurant, Francisco’s Country Kitchen. As for your room, you’ll find Thomasville furniture in the early American style, along with modern amenities like a refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemaker.
We’re waiting to make it a great stay here at the Best Western Plus Big America!
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Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion.
This is a large property with lots of rooms. It is used by a lot of groups and tours. We were just a couple, but unlike a lot of 'tour' hotels, were greeted warmly and treated as important as the...
By Sarah M
Reno, Nevada on 17-Oct-2018
I was a little wary about staying here given the outside appearance of this hotel, but it did not disappoint. Despite the outside "motel-like" appearance, this hotel is just like other Best...
By Alessandra H
Los Angeles, California on 15-Oct-2018
Have stayed at this location several times. Always clean and comfortable rooms. The staff welcomes you with a smile. Nice breakfast selection. A very well maintained property. Maintenance and...
By William S
Benicia, United States on 26-Sep-2018
We love staying at this Best Western! We travel with our dogs and this hotel is so welcoming! Nice rooms/decor with large bath suite! Great location with easy access to 101 without being right...
Los Banos, California on 05-Sep-2018
We just stayed here last week on a road trip. Rooms are big and clean, actually very big and clean. Breakfast was good and the pool/ hot tub area is good size and well maintained. Would totally...
Complimentary full breakfast, Choice of breads, cereal, fruit, oatmeal, bacon, scrambled eggs, potatoes, biscuits and gravy, yogurt, Danish, juice, and coffee
Outdoor pool, heated
Multilingual staff English, Spanish
24-hour front desk
Safe deposit box
Meeting facilities, our largest meeting room - The Heritage Room, seats up to 45-theater style or 35-classroom, free meeting materials provided - white board, overhead projector, dry erase, pens, screen, television, DVD player and VCR
Cable or satellite television, cable television includes HBO®, ESPN®, Disney®, CNN®
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Conference facilities, two conference suites available
Exercise facility open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
Business center 24 hour free
Photocopy, nominal fee
Mail services Outgoing
Coffee shop, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged, free
Internet station in lobby
Golf, wine trail and theater packages available
High-speed Internet access
Our largest meeting room - The Heritage Room, seats up to 45-theater style or 35-classroom, free meeting materials provided - white board, overhead projector, dry erase, pens, screen, television, DVD player and VCR
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
Free local calls under 30 minutes
One Honeymoon Suite available
Mini-suites available with two rooms, king bed, cable television in bedroom, sofa sleeper, television in living room
High-speed Internet access hard wired also available
Easy chair available
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
Accessible table in eating area
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range