Best Western


1725 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-1927
Phone: 805/922-5200   |   Fax: 805/922-9865   |   106 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Stay at this full-service, pet friendly Santa Maria, California hotel offering convenient access to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Pismo Beach and the quaint town of Solvang.

Situated in central California's beautiful Santa Maria Valley, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Big America proudly offers friendly customer service and comfortable accommodations for an affordable rate. This full-service Santa Maria area hotel boasts well-appointed guest rooms and suites, each featuring Thomasville Early-American furniture, cable television with HBO® and free wireless high-speed Internet access. Begin each morning with a complimentary deluxe, full breakfast or choose a delicious meal at Francisco's Country Kitchen, located on the hotel premises. Guests will also enjoy an array of amenities including an outdoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, airport shuttle (7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.), full business services and meeting facilities accommodating up to 35 people. Pets are welcome with some restrictions.

This Central Coast area hotel's Interstate 101 location provides guests with convenient access to a variety of key attractions including the Santa Maria Speedway, the Santa Maria Museum of Flight and the Guadalupe/Nipomo Dunes Reserve. Spend an afternoon at Pismo Beach, just 15 miles away or visit the quaint Danish village of Solvang. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy being minutes away from Blacklake Golf Course and The Dunes Golf Course. Traveling on business? Vandenberg Air Force Base and Lockheed Martin are also close by. Guests will also enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting at nearby wineries in Paso Robles or visiting the famed Hearst Castle.

The friendly, helpful staff at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Big America is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Santa Maria, California. Make a reservation today and save!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, oatmeal, breakfast burritos, biscuits and gravy, yogurt, Danish, juice, and coffee.
  • Outdoor pool, heated
  • Multilingual staff English, Spanish
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Conference services
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Catering
  • Courier
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • 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®
  • Airport shuttle, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Hot tub
  • Exterior corridor
  • Conference facilities, two conference suites available
  • Air-conditioning
  • 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
  • Printer available
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Mail services Outgoing
  • Coffee shop, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged, free
  • Complimentary shuttle to Santa Maria Public Airport Captain G Allan Hancock Field available from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. by prior arrangement, contact hotel direct
  • Complimentary coffee
  • Internet station in lobby
  • Two complimentary newspapers
  • 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


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western plus big america in Santa Maria.


Conveniently located, the best western plus big america in Santa Maria, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 34.970215  /  Latitude: -120.436645


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: U.S. 101. Take the Broadway Exit and continue traveling from U.S. 101 .75 mile to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Big America, which is the first hotel on the right.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

La Purisima Mission State Historic Park

Plan a visit visit to the La Purisima Mission State Historic Park in Lompoc for a self-guided tour of this 1787 mission. At one time, the mission land totaled 470 square miles and was home to Spanish settlers and the Chumash People. The mission has been restored and is available for self-guided tours.

Schedule time for touring the Visitor Center and Exhibit Hall to see the exhibits and learn of the history. See this historic park onyour next visit to the Central California Coast – drive in from nearby Santa Maria

Reenactments are held on the mission grounds depicting life from the 1820s, include pottery making, basket weaving, blacksmithing, candle making, leatherwork and livestock production. Bring along your hiking shoes to trek along the 25 miles of trails on the mission grounds. 

Santa Maria Public Airport

Plan your next flight into Santa Maria and land at the Santa Maria Public Airport. Located south of Santa Maria, this airport was built by the United States Army during World War II as a training base. B-25 pilots were trained at the Santa Maria Army Base from 1929 until 1943.

The airport was renamed Santa Maria Public Airport in 1964. It encompasses more than 2,000 acres along the Central California Coast.

Commercial flights are available through Allegiant Air to Las Vegas and to Los Angeles through United Express. The airport has added on a 4,000 sq ft baggage claim area, a passenger terminal and restaurant. Central Coast Jet Center, the fixed base operator, provides services for the 200 general aviation aircraft, based at the airport. 

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Santa Maria Speedway
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Children's Museum
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Santa Barbara County Fair
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Waller Park, disc golf, duck pond, butterfly garden
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Museum of Flight
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Guadalupe/Nipomo Dunes Preserve
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Pismo Beach
  • 20.00 mile(s) from California Missions
  • 23.00 mile(s) from Butterfly Grove
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Santa Ynez Indian Casino
  • 70.00 mile(s) from Hearst Castle

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Nipomo
  • 11.40 mile(s) from Orcutt
  • 14.30 mile(s) from Arroyo Grande
  • 21.10 mile(s) from Pismo Beach
  • 24.80 mile(s) from Avila Beach
  • 25.60 mile(s) from Lompoc
  • 30.20 mile(s) from San Luis Obispo
  • 34.40 mile(s) from Buellton
  • 37.80 mile(s) from Solvang
  • 57.80 mile(s) from Paso Robles
  • 64.40 mile(s) from Santa Barbara
  • 3 mile(s) from Marian Medical Center
  • 4 mile(s) from Lockheed Martin
  • 20 mile(s) from Vandenberg Air Force Base
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Allan Hancock College
  • 31.10 mile(s) from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Voted as one of the best colleges/universities by U.S. News
  • 68.90 mile(s) from UCSB, University California Santa Barbara

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 0.2 mile(s) from Rancho Bowl, family bowling
  • 2 mile(s) from tennis
  • 3 mile(s) from Satellite Horse Racing
  • 6 mile(s) from softball center
  • 6 mile(s) from Skateboard Park
  • 10 mile(s) from Blacklake Golf Course

Nearby Restaurants

  • Francisco's Country Kitchen, on premises, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, with friendly service, 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m
  • 1.4 mile(s) from La Hacienda Restaurant, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.4 mile(s) from Red Robin®, brasserie, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.6 mile(s) from Jovi's Delights, cafe, International, open for: lunch
  • 1.7 mile(s) from Jay’s Fish and Chips, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.7 mile(s) from Shaw's Steakhouse, full service, steak house, open for: dinner
  • 1.7 mile(s) from Perko's Cafe, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 1.8 mile(s) from Dino's Deli, deli, International, open for: lunch
  • 2.1 mile(s) from El Toro Tortilleria, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.3 mile(s) from Schlotzsky’s Deli®, deli, American, open for: lunch
  • 2.6 mile(s) from Café Monet, cafe, American, open for: lunch
  • 3.2 mile(s) from Ming Dynasty, buffet, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.2 mile(s) from Ichiban Restaurant, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.3 mile(s) from Klondike Pizza, brasserie, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 4 mile(s) from Moodybrews, coffee shop, American, open for: lunch
  • 3.2 mile(s) from Applebee's®, brasserie, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 5.6 mile(s) from Papa Napoli Italian Deli, deli, Italian, open for: lunch
  • 6.1 mile(s) from Hudson's Grill®, brasserie, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 6.6 mile(s) from Jocko's Restaurant, full service, steak house, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 8.5 mile(s) from Ricky's House of Pizza, brasserie, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 8.6 mile(s) from Pepper Garcia's, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 9.2 mile(s) from The Wine Cottage Bistro, full service, International, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 10 mile(s) from Far Western Tavern, full service, steak house, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 10.8 mile(s) from Chef Rick's, cafe, American, open for: lunch, dinner, American, cajun & creole, pizza, seafood, steakhouse, contemporary, Californian
  • 21.1 mile(s) from Hitching Post Of Casmalia, full service, steak house, open for: dinner


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Santa Maria. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

August 2015

August 10 - 16, 2015
Monterey Car Week & Concours D'Elegance

The world-famous Monterey Car Week takes over the whole town. Don't miss car shows and famous rallies, like the Concours D'Elegance.

August 5 - 9, 2015
Old Spanish Days Fiesta

Santa Barbara's signature summer event gets underway as thousands of visitors celebrate the city's Spanish history.

September 2015

September 20, 2015
A Taste of Downtown & Art de Tiza

Enjoy this annual Paso Robles walk around downtown and taste dishes from over 35 local restaurants.

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