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Hotel Calle Joaquin
San Luis Obispo,San Luis Obispo (CA) - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Check-in/out [express]
  5. Luggage storage
  6. Hot tub
  7. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  8. Wi-Fi in public areas
"Beauty of the outside surrounding hotel is so breath taking"
7.8

Very good

204 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 132
Mission Inn
Mill Street Historic,San Luis Obispo (CA) - View on map
  1. Pets allowed
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Wi-Fi in public areas
  6. Family room
  7. Smoking area
  8. Vending machine
"Perfect for the mid week stay - sink was slow to drain, hvac system was noisy but the bed was comfortable and the room quiet."
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8

Excellent

250 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 140
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Luis Obispo Downtown
Mill Street Historic,San Luis Obispo (CA) - View on map
  1. Pets allowed
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Hot tub
  7. Check-in/out [express]
  8. Golf course [on-site]
"New hotel with modern decor. Jose on front desk was helpful on check-in. Easy and ample car parking. Good breakfast options. Spacious room. Short walk to downtown San Luis Obispo. 10/10."
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8.3

Excellent

48 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 342
Sands Inn & Suites
Mill Street Historic,San Luis Obispo (CA) - View on map
  1. Pets allowed
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Fitness center
  5. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  6. Safety deposit boxes
  7. Wi-Fi in public areas
  8. Family room
"A nice hotel with garage parking and the breakfast was very nice. THe hotel had a great selection of DVD's to check out."
7.3

Very good

64 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 248
Madonna Inn
San Luis Obispo,San Luis Obispo (CA) - View on map
  1. Bicycle rental
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Hot tub
  7. Check-in/out [express]
  8. Luggage storage
"A meld of eras. Vintage beautiful aesthetic and modern comforts. Wish we had booked both nights here instead on one at a different resort. "
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8.5

Excellent

75 reviews

San Luis Creek Lodge
Mill Street Historic,San Luis Obispo (CA) - View on map
  1. Pets allowed
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Contactless check-in/out
  5. Wi-Fi in public areas
  6. Family room
  7. Daily housekeeping
  8. Smoke-free property
"Fantastic, stylish boutique hotel"
9.1

Exceptional

23 reviews

Apple Farm Inn
Mill Street Historic,San Luis Obispo (CA) - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Hot tub
  6. Spa
  7. Contactless check-in/out
  8. Swimming pool [outdoor]
"This was our first time at the Apple Farm Inn. I had eaten in the restaurant many times over the years. When I was able to finally stay there, it did not disappoint...so many nice gestures and romantic room."
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8.6

Excellent

56 reviews

SLO INN
San Luis Obispo Downtown,San Luis Obispo (CA) - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Check-in/out [express]
  5. Coffee shop
  6. Laundry service
  7. Wi-Fi in public areas
  8. Family room
"The hotel looks old in design but the room is still clean and tidy equipped with some basics amenities in the room. "
7.1

Very good

70 reviews

UNIVERSITY INN
Mill Street Historic,San Luis Obispo (CA) - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  6. Luggage storage
  7. Car power charging station
  8. Breakfast [free]
"Limited (no frills) facilities, good/satisfactory location, very nice staff, clean room with comfortable bed. Was fine for my purposes on this visit."
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8.2

Excellent

90 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 176
Garden Street Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo, A Kirkwood Collection Hotel
San Luis Obispo Downtown,San Luis Obispo (CA) - View on map
  1. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  2. Luggage storage
  3. Concierge
  4. Wi-Fi in public areas
  5. Daily housekeeping
  6. Xerox/fax in business center
  7. Staff trained in safety protocol
  8. Smoke alarms
"I would heartily recommend this Inn to anyone visiting the SLO area."
8.2

Excellent

11 reviews

Fast facts about San Luis Obispo (CA), United States

Accommodations64 properties
Popular hotelHotel Calle Joaquin
Popular areaMill Street Historic
Nightly rates from$40
AirportSan Luis Obispo County Regional Airport

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Frequently asked questions

What's the typical price of a property in San Luis Obispo (CA) this weekend?

The typical price for a 3-star property in San Luis Obispo (CA) this Friday and Saturday is USD 135. The typical price for a 4-star hotel in San Luis Obispo (CA) this weekend is USD 251.

What are the best hotels in San Luis Obispo (CA) for two guests?

Places to stay in San Luis Obispo (CA) that are remarkably ranked by couples include Hotel Calle Joaquin, Mission Inn and UNIVERSITY INN.

What are the top resorts in San Luis Obispo (CA) for families?

Accommodations in San Luis Obispo (CA) that are widely scored by families include Hotel Calle Joaquin, Mission Inn and UNIVERSITY INN.

What are the preferred hotels in San Luis Obispo (CA) for group tourists?

Accommodations located in San Luis Obispo (CA) that are highly rated by group vacationers are Hotel Calle Joaquin, Mission Inn and UNIVERSITY INN.

What places to stay found in San Luis Obispo (CA) are well rated with respect to sanitation?

Accommodationsaround San Luis Obispo (CA) that is highly rated with regards to sanitation include Granada Hotel & Bistro, Hotel San Luis Obispo and La Lomita Ranch.

What accommodations in San Luis Obispo (CA) are exceptionally rated regarding facilities?

Hotelsin San Luis Obispo (CA) that is very highly rated regarding amenities include Courtyard San Luis Obispo, Petit Soleil - Bed, Breakfast and Bar and Hotel San Luis Obispo.

What are the top rated properties found in San Luis Obispo (CA) equipped with swimming pools?

Verified vacationers to San Luis Obispo (CA) have given excellent reviews for the swimming pools at Madonna Inn, Hotel Buena Vista - San Luis Obispo and Rose Garden Inn - San Luis Obispo.

What are the recommended properties located in San Luis Obispo (CA) with spas?

Verified travelers to San Luis Obispo (CA) have given out top ratings concerning the spas at Apple Farm Inn, Madonna Inn and Rose Garden Inn - San Luis Obispo.

What are the best accommodations in San Luis Obispo (CA) that includes complimentary parking?

An accommodation that includes complimentary parking located in San Luis Obispo (CA) that is well rated is Teal Tiny Home Creek Views.

Is pre-departure covid test expected for fully vaccinated foreigners to enter San Luis Obispo (CA)?

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test may be required to enter San Luis Obispo (CA). For updated and detailed information on travel restrictons, please take a look at the official websites of the travel authority or government of the country you wish to visit, or go to here.

Is pre-departure covid test necessary for unvaccinated tourists to enter San Luis Obispo (CA)?

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test may be required to enter San Luis Obispo (CA). For up-to-date and detailed information on travel restrictons, please stop by the official websites of the travel authority or government of the country you wish to visit, or go to here.

What vaccines are accepted in San Luis Obispo (CA)?

Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech, Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Oxford/AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sinopharm/BIBP, Covishield, Covaxin, Novavax/Covovax, CanSinoBIO, Nuvaxovid (Novavax) are currently recognized and accepted by the national health authority of the country that includes San Luis Obispo (CA).

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More about San Luis Obispo (CA)

Discover the Best Time to Visit San Luis Obispo, CA

San Luis Obispo, CA is a year-round destination, but the best time to visit depends on your preferences. The summer months from June to August are the peak season, with pleasant weather and numerous outdoor activities. However, this is also the busiest time, and hotel rates can be high. If you prefer fewer crowds and lower rates, consider visiting during the shoulder seasons of spring (March to May) or fall (September to November). The weather during these seasons is mild, and there are still plenty of things to do. Winter (December to February) is the low season, with cooler temperatures and occasional rainfall. However, this is an excellent time to visit if you want to avoid crowds and get good deals on accommodations.

Explore the Top Attractions in San Luis Obispo, CA

San Luis Obispo, CA is a charming city with plenty of things to see and do. One of the top attractions is the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, a historic mission founded in 1772. The mission features beautiful gardens, a museum, and a gift shop. Another must-see attraction is Bubblegum Alley, a unique alleyway covered in chewed gum. It's a quirky and fun spot for photos. For outdoor enthusiasts, the nearby Bishop Peak offers hiking trails and stunning views of the city. Other popular attractions include the San Luis Obispo Farmers' Market, the San Luis Obispo Children's Museum, and the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art.

Uncover the Hidden Gems of San Luis Obispo, CA

San Luis Obispo, CA has plenty of hidden gems that are worth discovering. One of them is the Madonna Inn, a unique hotel with individually themed rooms and a pink exterior. The hotel also features a restaurant, a bakery, and a gift shop. Another hidden gem is the Cerro San Luis Obispo, a small mountain with hiking trails and panoramic views of the city. For a unique dining experience, check out the Firestone Grill, a local favorite known for its tri-tip sandwiches and burgers. Other hidden gems include the SLO Brew Rock, a brewery and concert venue, and the Dallidet Adobe and Gardens, a historic house with beautiful gardens.

Experience the Unique Cuisine of San Luis Obispo, CA

San Luis Obispo, CA has a diverse culinary scene, with plenty of options for foodies. One of the must-try dishes is the Santa Maria-style barbecue, a local specialty that features tri-tip beef cooked over an open flame. You can find this dish at many local restaurants, including the Hitching Post and the Far Western Tavern. Another local favorite is the clam chowder, which you can find at many seafood restaurants in the area. For a sweet treat, check out the locally made ice cream at Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab. Other popular cuisine options include farm-to-table restaurants, Mexican cuisine, and seafood.

Find the Perfect Accommodation in San Luis Obispo, CA with Agoda

When it comes to finding the perfect accommodation in San Luis Obispo, CA, Agoda.com has got you covered. Whether you're looking for a budget-friendly motel or a luxurious hotel, you'll find a wide range of options on Agoda.com. Some of the top-rated hotels in the area include the Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo, the Inn at San Luis Obispo, and the Sunbeam Motel. These hotels offer comfortable rooms, excellent amenities, and convenient locations. For budget-friendly options, check out the Motel 6-San Luis Obispo, CA - North or the Motel 6-San Luis Obispo, CA - South. These motels offer affordable rates and basic amenities.

Get Insider Tips for Traveling to San Luis Obispo, CA

If you're planning a trip to San Luis Obispo, CA, here are some insider tips to help you make the most of your visit. First, consider renting a car, as many of the top attractions are spread out and not easily accessible by public transportation. Second, be sure to bring comfortable walking shoes, as there are many opportunities for hiking and exploring the outdoors. Third, check out the local events calendar, as there are many festivals and events throughout the year, including the California Mid-State Fair and the SLO International Film Festival. Finally, be sure to pack layers, as the weather can be unpredictable, especially in the fall and winter.

How to Travel Around San Luis Obispo, CA with Ease

San Luis Obispo, CA is a small city, and getting around is relatively easy. The best way to explore the city is on foot, as many of the top attractions are within walking distance of each other. If you prefer to drive, there are plenty of rental car options available. Public transportation is also available, with the SLO Transit bus system offering service throughout the city. For a unique way to explore the city, consider renting a bike or taking a guided tour.

Discover the Best Ways to Reach San Luis Obispo, CA

San Luis Obispo, CA is easily accessible by car, plane, or train. If you're driving, the city is located just off of Highway 101, which runs along the California coast. If you're flying, the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport offers flights from several major cities, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. If you prefer to take the train, the Amtrak Coast Starlight stops in San Luis Obispo, offering scenic views of the Pacific Ocean.

Enjoy Fun and Exciting Activities in San Luis Obispo, CA

San Luis Obispo, CA offers plenty of fun and exciting activities for visitors of all ages. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are hiking trails, beaches, and parks to explore. The nearby Avila Beach offers opportunities for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. For a unique experience, check out the Hearst Castle, a historic mansion with stunning architecture and beautiful gardens. For a fun night out, check out the local bars and breweries, including the SLO Brew Rock and the Libertine Brewing Company. Other popular activities include wine tasting, shopping, and visiting local museums and galleries.