Stay minutes from the SMX airport at our hotel in Santa Maria

Explore the California Central Coast with ease when you book a stay at Radisson Hotel Santa Maria, located minutes from Highway 1. Our hotel is adjacent to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX), perfect if you’re flying into the area for a getaway near golf courses and attractions like Oso Flaco Lake and the local Museum of Flight. During your visit, you can sample some of the region’s renowned wines at nearby Santa Maria Valley vineyards and browse the shops and breweries in Old Town Orcutt.

After a day on the go, return to the hotel for a bite to eat at one of our two on-site restaurants or enjoy a meal delivered to your room. In the morning, you can get your heart rate up in our fitness center or soak up the California sunshine at our heated outdoor pool and hot tub. Use free Wi-Fi to stay in touch with the office, or visit our 24-hour business center with printing services to prep for meetings. When it’s time to unwind, stop by the lounge for your favorite brew or cocktail.

Get comfortable in our pet-friendly rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi

You’ll love the ample space and calming color palette in our hotel rooms and suites, each with homelike conveniences such as free Wi-Fi, a microwave, and a mini fridge. For extras like a balcony and a separate living room with a sleeper sofa, reserve one of our suites. If you’re bringing your furry friend to Santa Maria, ask us about our pet-friendly options.

2 Queen Beds

  •  318 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Grab drinks you’ve chilled in this standard room’s fridge and relax after a walk at Oso Flaco Lake.

King Bed

  •  318 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
After arriving, kick back with a glass of wine or a cup of coffee in one of our standard rooms.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  506 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
You and your group can relax on the balcony of this spacious corner suite with drinks you mixed at the wet bar.

Premium 1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  650–720 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
An extra bathroom along with separate living and sleeping spaces make this suite ideal for your family trip.
Planning a family reunion, an elegant gala, or a corporate conference? Our event venues offer more than 9,000 square feet of versatile space and professional amenities like audiovisual equipment, on-site catering, and free Wi-Fi. Our expert event planners can help you host a sophisticated wedding reception in our Enterprise Ballroom or conduct a strategy session with your team in the professional setting of our Challenger Room.


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Emergency and medical personnel receive a 10% discount and upgraded room at check-in.
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Thanks to two on-site restaurants and a bar, you can treat yourself to some of the area’s best dishes without leaving the hotel. Atrium Bistro serves a hearty daily breakfast and delicious Sunday brunch, while Vintner’s Grill features selections like crab cakes, filet mignon, and ahi tuna salad for lunch and dinner. For a comprehensive local wine and spirit list, visit the lounge at Vintner’s. Room service is also available if you’d like to indulge in breakfast, lunch, or dinner in bed.

From touring Santa Maria’s vineyards to browsing vintage planes at the Santa Maria Museum of Flight, there’s something for everyone to discover during your stay along the California Central Coast. Drive less than 20 minutes to Oso Flaco Lake, where waterway bridges lead to incredible views of the Pacific Ocean and its dunes. You can step back in time with a tour of the expertly restored buildings at La Purisima Mission or enjoy local cuisine and wine tasting at Los Alamos. Make memories when you visit these popular attractions:

Allan Hancock College

3.52 mi / 5.67 km from the hotel
Ranked among the top five community colleges in the state, AHC offers more than 100 fields of study as well as competitive intercollegiate sports like football, basketball, volleyball, and cross-country.

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes

8.91 mi / 14.34 km from the hotel
Kick off your shoes and enjoy this National Natural Landmark with a long walk on the sand dunes. You can also take a group hike along the Oso Flaco Lake boardwalk or browse an art gallery and educational exhibits at the Dunes Center.

La Purisima Mission State Park

15.73 mi / 25.31 km from the hotel
Take a self-guided tour through this 2,000-acre park featuring restored buildings that date to the 1700s. Be sure to check the living history calendar so you don’t miss activities like pottery making, blacksmithing, and sheep shearing.

Monarch Dunes Golf Club

11.16 mi / 17.96 km from the hotel
Enjoy a game of golf while you take in spectacular views of the California coast. Test your skills at The Challenge Course, made up of 12 par-three holes, and end your visit with a meal at Butterfly Grille.

Old Town Orcutt

2.19 mi / 3.52 km from the hotel
Founded in 1906, this quaint town is now home to bars, restaurants, a yoga studio, a quilt shop, a salon, and an antique store.

Rancho Maria Golf Club

2.76 mi / 4.44 km from the hotel
Practice your swing or unwind at this 18-hole course with long fairways and challenging sand traps.
3455 Skyway Drive, Santa Maria, California 93455, United States

Our hotel sits adjacent to Santa Maria Airport (SMX) for an easy two-minute commute by car. When you’re ready to explore the area, drive about two miles north to Fairway Drive and hop aboard the Santa Maria Area Transit (SMAT) bus. Operating Monday through Friday, the Breeze Bus also offers stress-free commutes between Santa Maria and popular spots like Vandenberg Space Force Base, Los Alamos, and Solvang. If you’re traveling by bus, there’s a Greyhound station on E Boone Street, less than 15 minutes from the hotel.

From Santa Maria Public Airport

By car:

Head southeast on Terminal Drive for 0.1 mile, and then take a slight right onto Airpark Drive for another 0.1 mile. The hotel is on the right.