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Motel 6 Santa Maria - South

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 5 October 2015

The new Motel 6 rooms are very nice. The rooms look better than some higher franchises like Holiday Inn. Very clean and comfortable. The management were real helpful, in providing us with our needs. The location is right off the freeway. Denny's and Jack In The Box are right next to the motel. The swimming pool was very clean and...

Thank leizures45
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here one night only and was pleased to see that our room was brand new, probably we were the first guests. It was a fresh room with a refrigerator and aircon. The only minus was that it lacked shampoo/conditoner. Also, it was a bit expensive given its location.

Thank OnklReisendeMac
Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I've been staying at this hotel the same couple of nights a year for over twenty years, and the price was always reasonable. Sometimes it was even as low as $40 or $50 a night. Now this year the price increased to $150 a night, but the hotel itself hasn't had any luxurious upgrades to validate the price increase. There...

Thank Sal E
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

There are signs all over the lobby informing guests that the motel is undergoing remodeling. I highly recommend staying anywhere else until that happens. Rips in the drapes, stains on the ceilings and floors, bathroom hasn't been updated since the 60's and a wooden toilet seat with the paint chipping off. I could go on but you get the drift....

1Thank JonBronk
Santa Maria, California
Reviewed 1 June 2015

My first visit to this newly renovated motel 6 two months ago was great we were in a newly remodeled room. If you book here request one. My second visit about a month ago was not. We were in one of the old furbished rooms it was gross stains on the furniture and floor and the side of the mattress....

Thank RW_711
Riverside, California
Reviewed 24 April 2015

As far as your Motel 6 room goes it fits the bill. I always cringe when I think of having to stay in a Motel 6, so I usually steer away. I option for spending a bit more $ but getting better amenities. I booked this thru Priceline as I was driving to Hearst Castle for business and needed an...

Thank Clos_33
Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 1 November 2014

I rated the Rose Garden Inn in Santa Maria average when compared to other hotels in the area that are way over priced. It was apparent that this location had not been updated in years. The outdoor pool was not heated and the hot tub had been removed rether than maintained. The shower, although clean, was still a small walk...

Thank Bob P
Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Staff helpful and checking in easy. Typical motel room at a good rate. The high speed internet does seem to drop out with regularity. Room has fridge, microwave but no coffee making facilities although free 24 hour coffee and waffle based breakfast available in reception area as apart of room rate. Based on its location do be prepared to hear...

Thank Lizzie600
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2014

After reading the not so positive reviews, it doesn't sound like the place that we stayed. We had a lovely room (only the shower plug hole looked like it needed replacing) and we had a great night's sleep. We only stayed one night, but it served us well. I agree that the 'continental breakfast' probably isn't worth bothering with.

Thank Stephanie A
Pollock Pines
Reviewed 6 September 2014

I have stayed here many many times over the last 30 years. More so since I moved away from the Santa Maria area. I love the people. Some rooms still need updating but some have been done. I love the rooms around the pool on the bottom floor. I heard a rumor that they are going to maybe change and...

Thank Jimmy b

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel 6 Santa Maria South is located off US 101 near PCPA Theaterfest, and Santa Maria Fairpark. We offer free Wi-Fi , and micro-fridges in all modern guest rooms. Enjoy the use of our outdoor pool open year round, hit the basketball, and tennis courts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel 6 Santa Maria - South

Address: 1007 E Main St, Santa Maria, CA 93454-5332 (Formerly Rose Garden Inn)
Region: United States > California > Santa Maria
Price Range: RM341 - RM470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Santa Maria - South 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Rose Garden Hotel Santa Maria
Rose Garden Motel
Rose Garden Inn Santa Maria
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“You won't get the room you booked, so don't bother!”
 of 5 bubbles rishelpat0328, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I was on the left side when facing the motel, about 1/2 way back and it was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles cj02139, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“just avoid it, if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles BargainBabe, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“request newly remodeled rooms”
 of 5 bubbles RW_711, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Get a room at another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles DamianJW, 31 Jul 2014 | Read review
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