Just a 12-minute drive from Santa Maria’s popular Hagerman Sports Complex, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Santa Maria offers convenient lodging for traveling youth sports teams.

Amenities ideal for teams include 207 rooms and suites with kitchenettes, flat-screen televisions and free wireless internet, all along interior corridors.

The hotel also boasts free meals at its grill for children 12 and younger with each paying guest; meeting and event space; an outdoor pool and spa; a 24-hour lounge area; fitness center; self-use laundry facilities; lobby ATM; free parking; bus parking; and pet friendly facilities. The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Santa Maria also touts its proximal location to regional beaches, wine country and the cities of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo.

Over the past decade, Santa Maria has emerged as one of California’s premier sporting event destinations–with the Hagerman Sports Complex playing a major role. The 22-acre, 4 field complex is nestled among towering pine and eucalyptus trees, and has a relaxed park-like feeling. Boasting mild weather throughout the year, the Hagerman Sports Complex plays host to baseball, softball and soccer tournaments, as well as cultural festivals and special events.