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Top San Luis Obispo Boutique Hotels

Estero Inn
2.5 out of 5
501 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA
The price is $189 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4.9/5Exceptional! (162 reviews)

"Estero Inn is a beautiful boutique hotel on the waterfront overlooking the bay. With Morro Rock rising in the distance, fog lifting over the water, and boats moored in the glassy harbor, it was a perfect location. The staff was fantastic. Everything about this hotel was first rate. We enjoyed it ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Estero Inn
Hotel Cheval
4.5 out of 5
1021 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA
The price is $380 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 17
4.9/5Exceptional! (144 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly, but after breakfast people left the table they were never cleaned for the next customers, with COVID should be a must"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Hotel Cheval
Avila La Fonda Hotel
4 out of 5
101 San Miguel St, Avila Beach, CA
The price is $228 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.7/5Exceptional! (948 reviews)

"Beautiful decor . Like the availability of snacks and the croissants in the morning. Great location just short walk from the beach."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Avila La Fonda Hotel

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Apple Farm
3.5 out of 5
2015 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA
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The price is $125 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.7/5Exceptional! (998 reviews)

"We have stayed at Apple Farm many times, never a disappointment. Always terrific. Kind of a bummer that their restaurant wasn't open, even for outdoor dining. Was looking forward to the pancakes. I asked and they said it was closed for remodeling. The pandemic started in March.Should have got on ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Apple Farm
Avila Village Inn
3.5 out of 5
6655 Bay Laurel Place, Avila Beach, CA
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The price is $149 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4.6/5Exceptional! (981 reviews)

"The location is beautiful. Tucked away...very secluded."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Avila Village Inn
Beach Bungalow Inn and Suites
2.5 out of 5
1050 Morro Ave, Morro Bay, CA
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The price is $79 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.6/5Exceptional! (798 reviews)

"The location is about 3 blocks from the main area and the water - an easy walk. I was surprised there was no A/C so we put the ceiling fan on high. It helped, but not perfect. The Covid restrictions made it difficult to fully rate this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Beach Bungalow Inn and Suites
San Luis Creek Lodge
3 out of 5
1941 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
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The price is $149 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.6/5Exceptional! (841 reviews)

"Always a very pleasing stay at this Hotel. The new renovations are modern & clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

San Luis Creek Lodge
Carlton Hotel
3.5 out of 5
6005 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA
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The price is $100 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.6/5Wonderful! (972 reviews)

"I often wonder if booking on one of these secondary sites means that you get a substandard room. This experience seemed to confirm that. While the room was nice and clean and I don't have any complaints there, we did have to access the room through a back entrance and through the freight elevator. ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Carlton Hotel
Granada Hotel & Bistro
4 out of 5
1126 Morro St., San Luis Obispo, CA
The price is $209 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.6/5Wonderful! (415 reviews)

"Great, stylish hotel right in the center of town. Really great drinks and food and excellent staff."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Granada Hotel & Bistro
Madonna Inn
3.5 out of 5
100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA
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The price is $109 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,330 reviews)

"The property was very unique! All of the rooms are different, some in the caves. We went to the restaurant on site and the food and drinks were great!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Madonna Inn
La Bellasera Hotel And Suites
4 out of 5
206 Alexa Ct, Paso Robles, CA
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The price is $174 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.4/5Excellent! (948 reviews)

"Perfect stay for some wine tasting in Paso Robles. Centrally located and very clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

La Bellasera Hotel And Suites
Masterpiece Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1206 Main St, Morro Bay, CA
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The price is $77 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.3/5Excellent! (975 reviews)

"Very nice hotel even though it's a little bit old. Well maintained and the staff is very nice. Good service, just a few minutes away from the beach, but located in a quiet neighborhood. From your balcony you can see the Morro Rock, what a breathtaking view. Will definitely come back."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Masterpiece Hotel
Cottage Inn By The Sea
3 out of 5
2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $134 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.3/5Excellent! (1,177 reviews)

"My family and I really loved the hotel. It had a beautiful view and access to the beach. Location was perfect!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Cottage Inn By The Sea
Paso Robles Inn
3 out of 5
1103 Spring St, Paso Robles, CA
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The price is $169 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.3/5Excellent! (967 reviews)

"I loved the historical feel abut the property. While sitting on the terrace of the grand ballroom, I could just imagine all the memories that were created there. It was like stepping back in time. The high ceilings and large bathroom in my room was such a treasure."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Paso Robles Inn
La Cuesta Inn
2.5 out of 5
2074 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
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The price is $99 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.3/5Excellent! (944 reviews)

"Very quiet and clean with friendly professional service. The small outdoor patio was great for letting fresh air in and it was enjoyable being able to sit outside and eat; a nice accommodation. Will be staying here again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

La Cuesta Inn
Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel
2.5 out of 5
214 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA
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The price is $118 per night from Nov 12 to Nov 13
4.2/5Excellent! (973 reviews)

"Great location and friendly staff. Sadly, the room had a dirty smell and the carpet was dirty."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel
Historic Santa Maria Inn
3.5 out of 5
801 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA
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The price is $90 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.1/5Very Good! (1,099 reviews)

"I didnt like the fact tsjt signs dont leaf tk elevators. Very confusing. No luggage carts. You would think a hotel that size would pay for at least 4 more luggae carts. I worked all day then got to hold 5 bags while checkinh in with my small child."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Historic Santa Maria Inn
Bayfront Inn at the Waterfront
2.5 out of 5
1150 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA
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The price is $137 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4/5Very Good! (406 reviews)

"Our overall stay was pleasant. I really enjoyed that they took the time to put a dog welcome bag for my furry babies. The room was a little smaller than I expected. Great location right off the Bay."…"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2020

Bayfront Inn at the Waterfront
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Where Should I Stay in San Luis Obispo?

Looking for a stylish place to stay for your visit to San Luis Obispo? If you want to find a small hotel with top-notch service, a personal feel, and great ambiance, a boutique hotel may be exactly what you want. Pick from 18 boutique accommodations in San Luis Obispo to find a property that characterizes the uniqueness of this destination.

Guests say they enjoy these boutique accommodations in San Luis Obispo:

La Bellasera Hotel And Suites: 4-star resort with 60 guestrooms. Enjoy the restaurant, bar, and spa services. Popular with our guests for its comfortable rooms.

Paso Robles Inn: 3-star hotel with 98 guestrooms. This property offers a restaurant, a bar, and an outdoor pool. Expedia travelers like its breakfast and comfortable rooms.

Masterpiece Hotel: 2.5-star property with 27 guestrooms. Take advantage of this property's free breakfast, free parking, and fitness center. Our guests enjoy the central location and comfortable rooms.

Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel: 2.5-star hotel with 99 guestrooms. Provides guests with an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and free parking. Reviews say the beach locale and overall value are noteworthy.

Granada Hotel & Bistro: 4-star hotel with 17 guestrooms. Guests can enjoy amenities such as a restaurant, a bar, and spa services. Expedia travelers like the central location and breakfast.

What Should I See and Do in San Luis Obispo?

After you've decided where you'll stay, consider what to do for fun during your trip. Visitors speak positively about this destination's breathtaking beach views, array of wineries, and incredible sunsets.

San Luis Obispo is also well liked for its:
  • Biking
  • Art
  • Restaurants
  • Cafés
  • Theater

While you're out and about in San Luis Obispo, popular attractions like Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, Morro Bay State Park, and Morro Rock are worth a visit. You might also like to explore more of the area and take in additional sights like Fremont Theater, San Luis Obispo Superior Court, and Bubblegum Alley while you're here.

When Should I Plan a Trip to San Luis Obispo?

If you're curious about local weather, you can use this info to plan when to visit San Luis Obispo:

  • Hottest months: August, September, July, and June, with an average temperature of 77°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 44°F
  • Driest months: May, October, April, and November, with an average rainfall of 1.19 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 4.44 inches

Getting Around San Luis Obispo

The closest major airport is in San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), which is located 3 mi (4.9 km) from the heart of the city, but Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public) may also be an option. If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from San Luis Obispo Station, Grover Beach Station, or Guadalupe Station.

Frequently asked questions

Searching for a cozy place to stay for your visit to San Luis Obispo?
A boutique hotel may be just what you want if you enjoy smaller hotels with quality service and a cool atmosphere. Pick from 18 boutique accommodations in San Luis Obispo to find a property that captures the local spirit of this destination.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in San Luis Obispo?
Hotel Cheval is a favorite 4.5-star hotel with our travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 16 guestrooms, a bar, and a full-service spa. Granada Hotel & Bistro and La Bellasera Hotel And Suites are other boutique-style choices.
How many boutique hotels will I be able to find in San Luis Obispo?
Expedia has 18 boutique hotels in San Luis Obispo.
What's there to see and do in San Luis Obispo?
Visitors speak positively about this destination’s breathtaking beach views, array of wineries, and incredible sunsets. Major sights and activities around San Luis Obispo include Pismo Beach Pier, Avila Hot Springs, and Avila Beach Golf Resort. You might also want to see noteworthy spots like Morro Bay State Park, Monarch Butterfly Grove, and Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area during your trip.
What kind of weather should I plan for when I travel to San Luis Obispo?
Having a good idea of the weather in San Luis Obispo is important when you plan your trip. The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 65°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 54°F. Average annual precipitation for San Luis Obispo is 23 inches.
What's the best way to get to my boutique hotel in San Luis Obispo?
You have a few options for transportation to and around San Luis Obispo. The nearest major airport is San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP), which is located 3 mi (4.9 km) away, but Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public) may also be an option. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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