660 San Felipe Road, Hollister, CA 95023-2805
Phone: 831/637-9248   |   Fax: 831/637-4584   |   41 Rooms   |   Online Reservations

With easy access to Route 156 and 25, the BEST WESTERN San Benito Inn is the perfect location for the business or for the leisure traveler. We are situated only two miles from golf courses, six miles from the Mission San Juan Batista and eight miles from San Juan College.

Start your day with a delicious complimentary full breakfast, served daily. At the end of the day, you can relax in our spacious outdoor pool. We offer affordable accommodations with many amenities. Our well-equipped rooms feature free high-speed Internet access, cable television with HBO®, AM/FM alarm clock radio, coffee makers, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, air-conditioning, refrigerator, microwave and dataports.

We are looking forward to make your stay the best one. Our professional staff is ready to assist you in all your needs.

Renovations to our hotel are still in progress. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking
  • Photocopy services
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
  • Business center
  • Fax services at Front Desk
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Outdoor parking
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Exterior corridor
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Government and military preferred rate available
  • 10% senior discount
  • High-speed Internet access


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western san benito inn in Hollister.


Conveniently located, the best western san benito inn in Hollister, 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: 36.866085  /  Latitude: -121.401935


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: All directions. The BEST WESTERN San Benito Inn is located at the intersection of State Route 156 & 25.


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

Fremont Peak State Park

As you make plans to visit California, be sure to include a trip to Fremont Peak State Park. Located in the central coast, and a short drive south from nearby Hollister, Fremont Peak State Park is a premier outdoor destination in the state. Hike along the park trails to see the gorgeous views of Monterey Bay along the Gavilan Range.

When you visit Fremont Peak, be sure to check out the astronomical observatory to view the night sky through the 30-inch telescope. Time your visit to enjoy the July 4th celebration and the annual motorcycle rally. This renowned rally has given Hollister the nickname "Birthplace of the American Biker."

Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

Make plans to visit California and head for the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park. You'll find this premier family theme park in Gilroy, a pleasant Bay Area city. Gilroy Gardens is an idyllic family theme park adventure. With a focus on horticulture, the park features over 40 attractions including six spectacular theme gardens.

Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park opens for the season in early spring through late fall. Park offerings include shops and various restaurants and treat stops – making the park perfect for an all-day excursion. Spread across 536 acres of land, Gilroy Gardens yields fun for the whole family. 

Hollister Hills State Vehicle Recreation Area

Spread across 4,000 acres, the Hollister Hills State Vehicle Recreation Area is found in California'a Central Coast area. Enjoy a sunny California day by riding your motorcycle or 4-wheeler through the 24 miles of trails in the 800 acre Upper Ranch area.

The Lower Ranch area at Hollister Hills boasts 3,300 acres of land, over 128 miles of trails and climbing hills. The picnic areas, mini-bike trail, practice motocross track and mini-track are also nice features of the recreation area. Visit this wonderful recreation area, just south of Hollister for a fun-filled day outside. 

Pacheco State Park

On your next trek through California, visit and explore Pacheco State Park. It encompasses over 6,500 acres in the central coast region of California near Hollister. The park is the last remaining section of El Rancho San Luis Gonzaga, the Mexican land grant.

It was the Pacheco family's cattle and horse ranch land since 1843, and remained with the Pacheco family through five generations. In 1992, it was donated to the state for visitors to enjoy for recreational use.

Whether you choose to trek through the park on horseback, by mountain bike or on foot, the 28 miles of trails offer several options. Bring your camera to capture the beautiful wildflowers, elk, bobcat, coyote, fox, golden eagles and hawks

San Juan Bautista State Historic Park

California features an abundance of outdoor recreation destinations. The San Juan Bautista State Historic Park, in California's beautiful central coast region, was once the largest town in the area. Included in the "town square" are four historic buildings from the 1800s that are now museums: the Zanetta House/Plaza Hall, the Plaza Hotel, the Castro-Breen Adobe and the Plaza Stables.

Stroll the grounds to view the historic jail, blacksmith shop and settler's cabin. Schedule time for a park interpreter-led educational program. A great idea for students. The park's programs include learning about local Native Americans, California history, travel by wagons. Drive in from nearby Hollister and experience a day full of history and outdoor fun.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 4.6 mile(s) from San Juan Oaks Golf Club, San Juan Oaks is California's first Fred Couples signature golf course.
  • 8 mile(s) from San Juan College
  • 9 mile(s) from San Juan Batista Mission
  • 25 mile(s) from Pinnacles State Park

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool


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 Hollister. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

August 2016

August 6 & 7, 2016
22nd Annual Watsonville Strawberry Festival

Don't miss the 22nd Annual Watsonville Strawberry Festival on August 6th and 7th. Make your way to downtown Watsonville to find all of the music vendors, live music, parades and more. This is a free, all-ages event.

September 2016

September 10, 2016
An Evening with Ray LaMontagne

Make your way to the Santa Barbara Bowl on September 10 for live performance from Ray LaMontagne. The raspy, baritone-voiced LaMontagne makes a stop in Santa Barbara as just one stop on his 45-city tour in support of his sixth studio album, Ouroboros.

October 2016

October 7 – 10, 2016
Celebration of Harvest Weekend

Hosted by the Santa Barbara Vintners, the Celebration of Harvest Weekend is one of the area's premier annual events. You'll find select locations throughout the Santa Ynez Valley hosting dinners and tastings – enjoy the hard work of local vintners as they pour a fine selection of reds and whites.

October 8, 2016
Pioneer Day Parade

Make the most of your summer visit to Paso Robles. Be sure to check out the Pioneer Day Parade on October 8th. Head for the Paso Robles City Park near downtown for this annual event. Day-long activities include classic car showcases, the actual parade, and a free bean feed.

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