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Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo

Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo

345 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo 93401

2.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,132 reviews)

Located in the heart of San Luis Obispo, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Cerro San Luis Obispo and Mission San Lui …

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Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel

Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel

214 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo 93405

2.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,328 reviews)

Just off Highway 101, this freshly renovated hotel is about a mile from downtown San Luis Obispo, within 3 to 10 miles of a …

$94
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach 93449

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (3,036 reviews)

This retro chic Pismo Beach hotel is located on California's Central Coast in the Five Cities area, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

$139
San Luis Creek Lodge

San Luis Creek Lodge

1941 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo 93401

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (510 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fremont Theater and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolos …

$197
Inn at San Luis Obispo

Inn at San Luis Obispo

1895 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo 93401

2.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (358 reviews)

Located in the heart of San Luis Obispo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fremont Theater and Mission San Luis Obispo de …

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Sands Inn & Suites

Sands Inn & Suites

1930 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo 93401

2.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,312 reviews)

Located in the heart of San Luis Obispo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fremont Theater and Mission San Luis Obispo de …

$76
Cottage Inn By The Sea

Cottage Inn By The Sea

2351 Price St, Pismo Beach 93449

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,029 reviews)

Set on a bluff overlooking Pismo Beach and the Pacific Ocean, this renovated English country-style inn provides convenient …

$116
Granada Hotel & Bistro

Granada Hotel & Bistro

1126 Morro St., San Luis Obispo 93401

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (261 reviews)

Located in the heart of San Luis Obispo, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Bubblegum Alley and Mission San Lui …

$259
Best Western Casa Grande Inn

Best Western Casa Grande Inn

850 Oak Park Blvd, Arroyo Grande 93420

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,323 reviews)

Situated in Arroyo Grande, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Pismo Beach Prime Outlets, Swinging Bridge, and Price …

$89
Pismo Lighthouse Suites

Pismo Lighthouse Suites

2411 Price St, Pismo Beach 93449

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (1,625 reviews)

In the peaceful coastal community of Pismo Beach, this intimate all-suite inn is 1 mile from the pier and 100 yards from a …

$119

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San Luis Obispo Hotel Guide

Some people like to vacation in the mountains. Other people like to vacation on the beach. This can make for some difficult decision making between couples. However, what if there was a location that offered both mountains and a beach? Would that be ideal? Fortunately, a place like this exists, and it’s called San Luis Obispo, California.

Many San Luis Obispo hotels have similar features. Hotels in San Luis Obispo are known for having rooms that offer mountain views. In some cases, the hotel will be located on a beautiful meadow as well. You won’t find any hotels directly on the beach, but if you’re wise enough to look into car rentals, then you can drive to the beach with ease.

Getting back to hotels in San Luis Obispo, CA, features are likely to include free WiFi, a fitness center, a complimentary breakfast, and a pool. Almost every room will come with a coffee/tea maker and miniature refrigerator. It’s also possible to have a balcony, which will allow you an opportunity to really take in the beautiful landscape. If finding a hotel with a balcony is important to you and you can’t find one in town, then simply look at resorts or hotels near San Luis Obispo.

With regards to activities and attractions, you will be near Cal Poly and will have easy access to downtown San Luis Obispo. There are many things to do downtown. You can explore Mission Plaza for shopping and dining, go to the children’s museum and explore historical sites. If you want one of the best views in California, go on the Valencia Peak Trail, which leads to amazing coastal views. For a higher elevation and a different viewpoint, go to Bishop Peak. This area is completely secluded, which is an added benefit. Bicycling is also popular here and it's a great way to explore the area on your vacation.