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Overview of Best Western Plus Big America

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Outdoor pool, open 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM, sun loungers
Premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes

Best Western Plus Big America

2.5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSanta Maria Civic Theatre4 min walk
    Popular LocationBoomers! Santa Maria16 min walk
    Popular LocationNatural History Museum3 min drive
    AirportSanta Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public)15 min drive

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Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Microwave

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 250 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub

No guest room rating
  • 250 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Microwave

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 250 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking (Oversized Room;with Sofabed)

5/5 guest room rating
  • 350 sq ft
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • 250 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

5/5 guest room rating
  • 250 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Bed

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

  • 250 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Oversized Room;with Sofabed)

  • 350 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • 250 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

  • 250 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave (with Sofabed)

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 250 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

About this area

Santa Maria

Located in Santa Maria, Best Western Plus Big America is in the city center and near the airport. Simas Park and Santa Maria Fairpark reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Boomers! Santa Maria and Natural History Museum. Kayaking and water skiing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and skydiving nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Santa Maria Civic Theatre - 4 min walk
  • Boomers! Santa Maria - 16 min walk
  • Natural History Museum - 3 min drive
  • Santa Maria Valley Historical Society - 3 min drive
  • Simas Park - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Guadalupe Station - 15 min drive
  • Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public) - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • Francisos Country Kitchen — 1 min walk
  • La Picosita — 12 min walk
  • Shaw's Famous Steak House — 3 min drive
  • Boy's Restaurant — 3 min drive
  • O'Sullivan's Pub — 3 min drive

About this property

Best Western Plus Big America

Hotel in Santa Maria with restaurant and outdoor pool
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a spa tub, a 24-hour business center, and conference space. All rooms are soundproofed and feature free WiFi, free wired Internet, and free newspapers. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like sitting areas and refrigerators.
Best Western Plus Big America offers 106 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary newspapers and complimentary bottled water. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • To-go breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space (560 square feet)

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Low-height electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Portable shower seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Wheelchair-accessible bathroom vanity
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • LCD TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Separate sitting area
  • Soundproofing
  • Window screens

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay free
2 per room (up to 176 lbs)
An off-leash area is available
Service animals are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 7.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 7.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

America Best Western
Best Western America
Best Western Big America
Best Western Plus America
Best Western Plus Big
Best Western Plus Big America
Best Western Plus Big Hotel
Best Western Plus Big Hotel America
Big America
Best Western Plus Big America Hotel Santa Maria
Best Western Santa Maria
Santa Maria Best Western
Best Western Plus Big America Motel Santa Maria
Best Western Plus Big America Motel
Best Western Plus Big America Santa Maria
Plus Big America Santa Maria
Best Western Plus Big America Hotel
Best Western Plus Big America Santa Maria
Best Western Plus Big America Hotel Santa Maria

Frequently asked questions

4.3
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 481 out of 986 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 365 out of 986 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 100 out of 986 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 28 out of 986 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 12 out of 986 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Ok
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Rooms were spacious and location to food and grocery store was perfect.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Room was very nice & clean , quiet area , i love it!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner, Traveled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Such a nice stay! The front desk girls were all super nice, the room was large clean and pet friendly. They had breakfast.. Will definitely be staying here again.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021