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San Luis Obispo California Accommodations

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The San Luis Obispo center is approximately the area of Conservation Corps Museum and the area of San Luis Obispo Chldrns Museum.

San Luis Obispo, California, is a small city with a population of about 45,000, situated between San Francisco and Los Angeles. It's surrounded by lovely hills and mountains, and is just a short drive from Pismo Beach. San Luis Obispo is home to California Polytechnic State University, which is also the city's largest employer. The city has many famous theaters, sights, and architecture; it certainly has enough culture and intrigue to lure tourists away from the beach for a day or two. More from this guide...

San Luis Obispo Hotels/Accommodations

Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo
+1-888-389-4121
345 Marsh St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$80
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Madonna Inn
+1-888-675-2083
100 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Affordable Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$109
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Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo - San Luis Obispo
+1-800-716-8490
210 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • 2-star hotel
From$60
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Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel
+1-800-805-5223
214 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Two-star Highway property
  • 99 rooms in property
From$52
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Hotel Cerro : 1125 Garden St.
+1-888-965-1860
1125 Garden St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Three Star property
  • Check in: 15:00
From$90
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Embassy Suites by Hilton San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo
+1-888-788-5576
333 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$90
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Granada Hotel & Bistro
+1-888-897-9207
1126 Morro St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • 4-star hotel
  • Hotel has 17 rooms
From$160
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Hotel San Luis Obispo - San Luis Obispo
+1-888-311-4278
877 Palm St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • 3 star property
  • Check-in time: 0:00
From$90
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Downtown SLO Inn - San Luis Obispo - San Luis Obispo
+1-888-469-4795
950 Olive St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Low Cost property
  • 2 floors in hotel
Budget Inn
+1-888-734-9421
1001 Olive St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Cheap hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Olive Tree Inn & Suites : 1000 Olive St.
+1-888-841-5292
1000 Olive St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Economy Downtown property
  • Free breakfast available
From$60
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San Luis Inn And Suites
+1-888-455-5160
404 Santa Rosa St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Two-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$99
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Towneplace Stes Luis Marriott : 1301 Calle Joaquin
+1-888-965-8297
1301 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • 3-star property
  • 113 rooms in property
From$90
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Lamplighter Inn & Suites
+1-888-906-6358
1604 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Two-star Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in property
From$60
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Quality Suites Downtown San Luis Obispo
+1-888-749-6785
1631 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 138 suites in hotel
From$122
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Motel 6 San Luis Obispo, CA - North - San Luis Obispo
+1-888-878-9982
1433 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Cheap property
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
From$60
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Motel 6 San Luis Obispo, CA - North - San Luis Obispo
+1-888-389-4485
1443 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Low Cost property
From$60
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University Inn in San Luis Obispo
+1-888-389-4121
1825 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Cheap hotel
From$90
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Luis Obispo Downtown - San Luis Obispo
+1-888-675-2083
1845 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • 27 suites in property
From$125
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The Wayfarer San Luis Obispo Tapestry Collection by Hilton - San Luis Obispo
+1-800-716-8490
1800 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Check in time: 3:00 pm
From$139
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Inn at San Luis Obispo - San Luis Obispo
+1-800-805-5223
1895 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Low priced Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 03:00pm
From$60
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San Luis Creek Lodge : 1941 Monterey St.
+1-888-965-1860
1941 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
From$159
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Sands Inn & Suites in San Luis Obispo
+1-888-788-5576
1930 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
From$69
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Mission Inn in San Luis Obispo
+1-888-897-9207
1951 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • 2-star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in time: 11:00 AM
From$60
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Hampton Inn & Suites San Luis Obispo : 1530 Calle Joaquin
+1-888-311-4278
1530 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Midscale property
  • Check-in time: 03:00 PM
From$124
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Apple Farm : 2015 Monterey St.
+1-888-469-4795
2015 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • 4-star Downtown property
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
From$101
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Lexington Inn San Luis Obispo : 2050 Garfield St.
+1-888-734-9421
2050 Garfield St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Gym is available on property
From$139
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La Cuesta Inn - San Luis Obispo
+1-888-841-5292
2074 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Midscale Highway property
  • 8 suites in property
From$85
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Hotel Calle Joaquin
+1-888-455-5160
1585 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Midscale hotel
  • 66 rooms in hotel
From$90
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Motel 6 San Luis Obispo, CA - South - San Luis Obispo
+1-888-965-8297
1625 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
  • Cheap property
  • 118 rooms in hotel
From$60
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Avila Village Inn - Avila Beach
+1-888-906-6358
6655 Bay Laurel Place, Avila Beach, CA 93424 ~6.21 miles southwest of San Luis Obispo
  • Affordable Beach property
  • Check-in: 4PM
From$179
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Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort : 1215 Avila Beach Dr.
+1-888-749-6785
1215 Avila Beach Dr., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • 3-star Resort hotel
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
From$169
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Avila La Fonda Hotel
+1-888-878-9982
101 San Miguel St., Avila Beach, CA 93424 ~7.16 miles southwest of San Luis Obispo
  • 4-star property
  • Gym is available on property
From$150
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Avila Lighthouse Suites
+1-888-389-4485
550 Front St., Avila Beach, CA 93424 ~7.19 miles southwest of San Luis Obispo
  • 3 star Beach property
  • 54 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$169
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The Cliffs
+1-888-389-4121
2757 Shell Beach Rd., Shell Beach, CA 93449 ~7.28 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 5 floors
From$80
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San Luis Bay Inn
+1-888-675-2083
3254 Avila Beach Dr., Avila Beach, CA 93424 ~7.33 miles southwest of San Luis Obispo
  • Affordable Beach property
  • 144 rooms in property
From$29
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Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa in Pismo Beach
+1-800-716-8490
2727 Shell Beach Rd., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~7.35 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • 4 star Resort property
  • 4 floors in property
From$259
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Spyglass Inn - Pismo Beach
+1-800-805-5223
2705 Spyglass Dr., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~7.41 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • Affordable Oceanfront property
  • 82 rooms in property
From$128
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Inn at the Cove - Pismo Beach
+1-888-965-1860
2651 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~8.10 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • 3 star Oceanfront property
  • 52 rooms in hotel
From$129
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Pismo Shore Cliff in Pismo Beach
+1-888-788-5576
2555 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~8.20 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • Three Star Oceanfront property
  • 100 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$149
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Pismo Lighthouse Suites : 2411 Price St.
+1-888-897-9207
2411 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~8.40 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • 3 star Beach hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
From$109
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Cottage Inn by The Sea : 2351 Price St.
+1-888-311-4278
2351 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~8.45 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • 3 star Beach property
  • 80 rooms in hotel
From$98
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The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages - Pismo Beach
+1-888-469-4795
2121 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~8.48 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • 2-star Oceanfront property
  • 27 rooms in hotel
From$129
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Seacrest Oceanfront Hotel : 2241 Price St.
+1-888-734-9421
2241 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~8.49 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • Affordable Oceanfront property
  • 17 suites in property
From$118
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Edgewater Inn & Suites
+1-888-841-5292
280 Wadsworth Ave., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~8.89 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • Low Cost Beach property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$60
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Motel 6 Pismo Beach Pacific Ocean - Pismo Beach
+1-888-455-5160
250 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~9.02 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • Economical Beach hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
Dolphin Cove Motel
+1-888-965-8297
170 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~9.09 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • 2-star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$77
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Inn at the Pier Pismo Beach Curio Collection by Hilton : 601 Cypress St.
+1-888-906-6358
601 Cypress St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~9.14 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • High end Beach property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$200
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Vespera Resort on Pismo Beach - Pismo Beach
+1-888-749-6785
147 Stimson Ave., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~9.22 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • High end Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 124 rooms
From$175
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Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach in Pismo Beach
+1-888-878-9982
100 Stimson Ave., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~9.22 miles south of San Luis Obispo
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • 75 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$159
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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of San Luis Obispo Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all San Luis Obispo, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest San Luis Obispo hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Seasonality of San Luis Obispo, California

San Luis Obispo has mild weather year round, with high temperatures in the summer averaging in the 80s, and temperatures in the winter averaging in the 60s. However, the city gets barely any rain in the summer, but lots of rainfall during the winter, making summer a much more popular season for tourists to visit. That being said, San Luis Obispo is full of boutique shops and restaurants, so if you don't mind getting wet, a winter trip wouldn't be the worst thing.

If you wanted to enjoy some of California's lovely desert wildlife, including hiking opportunities, shoot for a spring or fall vacation, when the rainfall is moderate and the temperature isn't scorching.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in San Luis Obispo, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in San Luis Obispo, CA. You can use these illustrations to evaluate the most cost effective time period to book a room in San Luis Obispo for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in San Luis Obispo, California

4 Star Average Prices: $299.60

You don't want to compromise on luxury, and in San Luis Obispo you won't have to. Whether you want a resort experience with a full-service spa, or an intimate experience at a boutique property with individually decorated rooms, you'll find what you crave in sunny California.

Drive to nearby Pasa Robles for a 4.5-star hotel experience at the Allegreto Vineyard Resort Pasa Robles. Everything at the Allegreto Vineyard Resort is designed to make you feel pampered, from the pillowtop beds to the designer toiletries you'll find in your bathroom. It features a full-service spa, where you can book body treatments like a massage, or sweat out some toxins in the steam room. Head to the restaurant in the morning for cooked-to-order breakfast, or order room service during limited hours.

The Granada Hotel and Bistro is located in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo. The 17 rooms in this 1922 four-star property are decorated with exposed brick, warm colors, and classic furniture. The entire property features a lovely design scheme, which you can enjoy in the bar and lounge area, on the rooftop terrace, or in the restaurant. Spa services are available to book if you need some extra help relaxing. You'll love the free Wi-Fi and free parking, too.

About a mile from downtown San Luis Obispo you'll find Apple Farm, a 3.5-star hotel with 104 guest rooms decorated like they belong in the turn of the last century. This quaint property features luxury touches like four poster beds and bed canopies, along with adorable common areas and an exterior worthy of a magazine cover. Guests have loved their experiences at the hotel, listing the vibe, the food, and the staff as highlights. An outdoor pool, a garden, and a picnic area are there to help you enjoy the California sunshine, while free Wi-Fi and a computer station keep you connected to life back home.

Affordable Options in San Luis Obispo, California

3 Star Average Prices: $177.45

California has a reputation for being an expensive state to visit, but in reality you can plan your San Luis Obispo trip with ease knowing that budget hotels with low-cost nightly rates are there to fit within your budget.

Two Motel 6 options in San Luis Obispo offer nightly rates as low as $54. Whether you choose the Motel 6 San Luis Obispo North, or the Motel 6 San Luis Obispo South, you can expect an affordable option amenities that make your trip easier. Both Motel 6 locations offer free parking, in-room accessibility, an outdoor pool, and a pet policy. Additionally, the Motel 6 San Luis Obispo South offers a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and free RV parking.

The Ramada San Luis Obispo is located within walking distance of downtown and some great nightlife. At this budget property, enjoy amenities like free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, free parking, and an outdoor pool. It offers a restaurant, a pet policy, and laundry facilities for your convenience.

At 1001 Olive St. you'll find the Budget Inn, a two-star property offering nightly rates lower than $55 a night for certain room configurations. It's just a short walk from the Budget Inn to downtown San Luis Obispo, and if you stay here you'll have access to amenities like free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, a 24-hour front desk, and a multilingual staff.

3 Star Hotel Prices in San Luis Obispo

2 Star Average Prices: $151.29

2 Star Hotel Prices in San Luis Obispo

Best Discounts in San Luis Obispo, California

Are you a member of AAA or AARP, a senior citizen, or military personnel? When you're looking for hotels in San Luis Obispo, make sure you check out hotels that offer the discounts for which you qualify. The Hampton Inn & Suites San Luis Obispo is a 2.5-star property offering a significant discount for AAA members. Prices drop by more than $15 a night when you show your AAA card at check-in. Previous guests have highly rated the Hampton Inn, listing the cleanliness, comfortable beds, location, and complimentary breakfast as stay highlights.

If you're a member of AAA or AARP, you can save $10 a night when you book at the Quality Suites San Luis Obispo. This three-star property is located in the downtown area, close to California Polytechnic State University and the San Luis Obispo Art Center. Previous Quality Suites guests have loved this hotel's location, complimentary hot breakfast, beautiful pool area, and comfortable beds. Free Wi-Fi and free airport transportation are a few more amenities you'll love.

At the Best Western Plus San Marcos Inn, the military discount is by far the best discount it offers. Save almost $10 nightly if you're military or government personnel. You'll be right next to the Morro Bay Aquarium, and will be just a short drive down highway 1 from San Luis Obispo's downtown area. Free Wi-Fi, express check-out, and an available fax machine make business trips convenient at the Best Western. Complimentary breakfast, a lovely pool area, and free HBO are amenities that will make your stay comfortable and pleasant.

Best Value Options in San Luis Obispo, California

Getting the most for your dollar is something most strive for, but when it comes to hotels it can be difficult to parse out which hotels will give you the most for the smallest financial investment. That's why a combination of good amenities and guest revews is so important when booking a hotel.

Take the Travelodge San Luis Obispo. This two-star property features amenities that previous guests loved. Its location next to an Irish Pub with walkable access to sightseeing and great dining, the great free Wi-Fi connection, and the friendly staff all got extremely favorable reviews from past guests. This budget hotel also offers complimentary breakfast, free parking, an outdoor seasonal pool, and available roll-in showers.

The Rose Garden Inn San Luis Obispo is about three miles from downtown San Luis Obispo, and sits right near the 101, which makes getting where you need to go convenient. The hotel is a little old, but this 2.5-star property offers rooms for less than $100 a night depending on when you book and when you stay. You'll also be treated to a lovely outdoor pool area, a garden, a picnic area with barbecue grills, and a spa tub. For your convenience, the hotel offers luggage storage, laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi, and concierge services.

At the Spyglass Inn in nearby Pismo Beach, guests have loved the food, the location, the fast free Wi-Fi, and the friendly staff. The Spyglass Inn is a smaller property with 82 guest rooms, featuring comforting touches like a fireplace in the lobby, an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a garden. Grab a drink at the bar and lounge before you head to the restaurant for a delicious dinner, and take advantage of the close beach location before you head to San Luis Obispo for sightseeing.

Time to Relax in San Luis Obispo

You and your significant other are ready for a relaxing romantic weekend, away from life's stressors and obligations. Start your search for the perfect location at the Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort. Located just seven miles from San Luis Obispo's center, this spa retreat has a private mineral spa where you can get treatments to ease the tension of your daily life out of your body. It offers natural mineral springs, where you can soak for relaxation. The resort also offers free yoga and Tai Chi classes every day.

The Madonna Inn is a mile and a half from downtown San Luis Obispo, and offers a spa designed to make you feel relaxed. Get your favorite body treatments, like massages and facials, to unwind during your stay. It also has a lovely pool area with sun loungers and umbrellas, perfect for soaking up some sun. In the morning, you can grab your favorite coffee at the on-site cafe, then take it to the garden or the picnic area for a relaxing start to your day.

'There is a way that you can throw negativity out there that seems rebellious. But I've always taken pleasure in a different kind of rebellion, which is putting a positive spin on everything, trying to enjoy myself at all times. “ Zac Efron.

He is an American actor and probably one of the most well-known people from San Luis Obispo. His quote summarizes the character of people from San Luis Obispo quite well. Putting a positive spin on everything! So, if you wish to put a positive spin on your everyday life “ go on a spontaneous trip to San Luis Obispo. We promise you, it will be easy as there are many hotels in San Luis Obispo that are waiting for you! Just make sure to choose the best one!

All About Finding a Budget Accommodation in San Luis Obispo

It does not matter how big your travel budget is, because everyone can enjoy traveling and exploring our fascinating world. It is possible thanks to many cheap hotels, which can be easily found in most of the cities. San Luis Obispo is not an exception. So, if you wish to save so money while visiting San Luis Obispo, we advise you to take a look at some of the cheap hotels there. What would be our recommendations? For example, you should definitely check out Peach Tree Inn. This is a simple hotel with everything a tourist may need. The rooms there clean and cozy. What is more, the parking is free as well. So, it will be a real pleasure to stay at this hotel. In addition to that, it will not hurt your wallet!

Fancy Places to Stay in San Luis Obispo

What about a little bit of luxury? You can find some fancy hotels in San Luis Obispo! Staying at one of such hotels will guarantee you the best experience. You will be comfortable and you will not have to worry about anything. We would recommend you to take a look at San Luis Creek Lodge. It is one of the favorite hotels among the tourists who are searching for luxury. This hotel offers free parking and free parking. What is more, it is very beautiful and charming place! So, if you ever go to San Luis Obispo and need a fancy place to stay at “ remember that there is San Luis Creek Lodge and you are more than welcomed there!

Best Ways to Explore San Luis Obispo

Even if San Luis Obispo is not a very big place, it is definitely worth exploring. There are lots of interesting things to do and to see. All of them are waiting to be found by you! So, make sure you check out some of the main historic sites such as Dallidet Adobe and Gardens. In addition to that, stop Bishop Peak in order to enjoy the beautiful nature of San Luis Obispo. Of course, don't forget to relax at the of the day and visit one of the local bars.

FAQs about hotels in San Luis Obispo

What are the best rated hotels in San Luis Obispo?

Inn at the Pier Pismo Beach Curio Collection by Hilton, Avila Village Inn and Avila La Fonda Hotel are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most high-end hotels in San Luis Obispo?

Granada Hotel & Bistro, Apple Farm and Avila La Fonda Hotel are the top 3 luxury hotels near San Luis Obispo city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of San Luis Obispo?

Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo, Madonna Inn, and Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo are the properties closest to San Luis Obispo city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in San Luis Obispo cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in San Luis Obispo can be as cheap as $151.29 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in San Luis Obispo cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in San Luis Obispo has been $177.45 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel in San Luis Obispo cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in San Luis Obispo has been $299.60 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in San Luis Obispo?

Avila Village Inn, Avila La Fonda Hotel and Avila Lighthouse Suites are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

Verified reviews of the city of San Luis Obispo

Below are reviews of the city of San Luis Obispo, CA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"A Great Place to Be!"
Score 4.0 / 5

We also love traveling to SLO. There's a ton to do: wineries, downtown bars and restaurants, just taking in the scenery. Pismo and other beaches are a short drive away. The people are friendly and it's overall a great place to be.

Robinson S., from 03-Jan-2024
"Great Accommodations"
Score 5.0 / 5

Friendly and courteous with great accommodations.

Vivian G., from 28-Dec-2023
"Charming Place!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Love the charm of SLO!

Anthony M., from 29-Oct-2023
"Cal Poly, Downtown & the Beach!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Cal Poly, downtown SLO, the beach!

Bart B., from 22-Oct-2023
"College"
Score 5.0 / 5

Seeing my granddaughter who is attending college there.

Keneta C., from 02-Oct-2023
"The Ocean!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Just being around the ocean!

Mike D., from 28-Sep-2023
"Good Restaurants Near Hotel"
Score 5.0 / 5

Lots of good restaurants within walking distance of the hotel and the venue for my brother's wedding.

Becky S., from 31-Aug-2023
"Pismo Beach"
Score 4.0 / 5

Pismo Beach

Narine A., from 27-Aug-2023
"Restaurants, Shopping, Live Music!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Restaurants and shopping, free live music in the park and at the hotel.

Carla O., from 23-Aug-2023
"Clean Hotel Near the Ocean"
Score 4.0 / 5

Friendly staff, clean hotel in close proximity to the ocean.

Susan T., from 03-Aug-2023
"Restaurants & Shopping!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Restaurants and shopping!

Corbin S., from 01-Aug-2023
"Proximity to the beach and Morro Bay."
Score 5.0 / 5

Proximity to the beach and Morro Bay.

Suzanne B., from 30-Jul-2023
"Shopping!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Shopping! We were close to everything!

Denise O., from 17-Jul-2023
"Super Cute Downtown & Avila Beach"
Score 4.0 / 5

Super cute downtown with plenty of shops for the whole family. WOODSTOCKS PIZZA!!! Take a trip to Avila Beach!

Teresa A., from 07-Jul-2023
"Clean Hotel in Good Location"
Score 4.0 / 5

Clean and accessible. Great restaurants.

David W., from 27-Jun-2023
"Great Location"
Score 4.0 / 5

Walking distance to everything!

Darla M., from 05-Jun-2023
"Pismo Beach"
Score 5.0 / 5

Pismo Beach

Anthony M., from 08-May-2023
"Beautiful!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Beautiful. Love the landscape. A quite relaxed city.

Steve K., from 25-Apr-2023
"The Ambiance!"
Score 4.0 / 5

The city of San Luis Obispo has a town like ambiance and the people are gracious.

Arturo A., from 14-Apr-2023
"Cal Poly Rugby Tourney & Avila Beach"
Score 5.0 / 5

Went to Cal Poly for a rugby tourney. Downtown is always great. Always go to Avila Beach which we love!

Rick C., from 09-Apr-2023
"Pismo Beach"
Score 4.0 / 5

I visited Pismo Beach!

Narine A., from 10-Mar-2023
"The Beach & Sightseeing!"
Score 4.0 / 5

I like San Luis Obispo and I enjoyed the beach and sightseeing!

Elizabeth M., from 23-Feb-2023
"Love the Downtown Shops!"
Score 4.0 / 5

We love SLO and all the downtown shops.

Alan B., from 02-Feb-2023
"Axe Throwing Event"
Score 5.0 / 5

Went to the axe throwing event downtown.

Karina N., from 17-Jan-2023
"Four Seasons Outfitters"
Score 4.0 / 5

Four Seasons Outfitters has outstanding employees (Sean and John specifically) who made my four hour trip from Orange County a good one. I think the green hills and trees around SLO are quite beautiful. Would like to come again and spend more time.

Eugene C., from 20-Dec-2022
"Wonderful, Artsy & Unique!"
Score 5.0 / 5

It was absolutely wonderful! So artsy and unique.

Bette M., from 27-Nov-2022
"Fishing"
Score 4.0 / 5

Located near where we had fishing reservations.

Richard S., from 27-Nov-2022
"Excellent facility and very clean"
Score 5.0 / 5

Nic little city nic people good food

Juan Z., from 26-Oct-2022
"Lovely place, nice hiking, the beach!"
Score 5.0 / 5

I love San Luis Obispo! The downtown is lovely, there are great restaurants and lots of places for nice hikes. The beach and Cambria are only 30 minutes away for a nice seaside lunch. It's a great place to visit!

Carla S., from 11-Oct-2022
"Great Location & Accessibility to Everything"
Score 4.0 / 5

Accessibility to everything.

David T., from 09-Sep-2022
"Pismo Beach"
Score 4.0 / 5

Pismo Beach!

Narine A., from 07-Sep-2022
"San Luis Obispo is Very Charming!"
Score 4.0 / 5

The town is one of our favorites on the west coast. It is very charming, and a very nice walking community.

Eldon R., from 18-Aug-2022
"Charming City"
Score 5.0 / 5

The city is beautiful, has everything you need with that “small town “ feel. Very safe and friendly. Charming!

Terry W., from 13-Aug-2022
"Charming City!"
Score 5.0 / 5

The city is beautiful, has everything you need with that “small town “ feel. Very safe and friendly. Charming!

Terry W., from 11-Aug-2022
"Great atmosphere!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Great atmosphere!

Ashley A., from 26-Jul-2022
"The town is a lovely getaway location."
Score 4.0 / 5

The town has always been a lovely getaway location after the hubbub of the Bay Area. It was very quiet during the Thanksgiving time so we didn't take part in much activity other than a drive around.

Calvin G., from 02-Dec-2021
"Loved It!"
Score 5.0 / 5

We loved it!

Antje F., from 07-Nov-2021
"Beaches and Farmers market"
Score 5.0 / 5

Small town which is close to few beaches about 10 miles away. The Thursday night Farmers' market is a nice attraction.

Thomas U., from 15-Dec-2019
"Great Stay!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Downtown was very convenient for the group, and great accommodations.

Amy S., from 19-Nov-2017
"Will Definitely Be Returning!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Great city for a wedding party. College town with great breweries. Weather was bad, so we hope to visit again!

Brett M., from 21-Feb-2017
"Winning Team"
Score 5.0 / 5

We won the tournament and that is why we came to the city.

Andy G., from 09-Nov-2015
"Beautiful"
Score 5.0 / 5

It is a beautiful small town.

Thomas P., from 23-Jun-2014
"College Town"
Score 4.0 / 5

College town. Arrogant young people and too much traffic.

Terry R., from 07-Jun-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of San Luis Obispo, CA shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 43 reviews
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