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Featured Motels in San Luis Obispo

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Premier Inns Pismo Beach
Premier Inns Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5.0 555 Camino Mercado, Arroyo Grande, CA
$50
3.4/5 (408 reviews)

Great location, clean rooms. Great check-in experience.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019
Situated in Arroyo Grande, this motel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Grover Heights Park and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Pismo Beach Pier. Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve and ...
Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo
Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo
2.5 out of 5.0 345 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo, CA
Free Cancellation
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$89
4.2/5 (1,636 reviews)

Very convenient location. We spent 3 nights and walked downtown for dinner and activities each night.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2019
Located in the heart of San Luis Obispo, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Cerro San Luis Obispo and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. California Polytechnic ...
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5.0 651 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
$129
4.3/5 (3,449 reviews)

Great property! Nice staff! Loved the workout room!

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019
Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Pismo Beach Pier. Pismo Beach Prime Outlets ...
Motel 6 San Luis Obispo South
Motel 6 San Luis Obispo South
2.0 out of 5.0 1625 Calle Joaquin, US 101/SR 1 at Los Osos Valley Road, San Luis Obispo, CA
Free Cancellation
$70
3.4/5 (1,078 reviews)

Friendly staff. Clean room. Recently renovated rooms. Love that they are dog friendly and don’t charge a fee. They even gave us a present for our dogs at check in.

Reviewed on May 26, 2019
Located in the heart of San Luis Obispo, this motel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Johnson Ranch Open Space and within 3 mi (5 km) of Laguna Lake Park and Irish Hills ...
Olive Tree Inn & Suites
Olive Tree Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5.0 1000 Olive St., San Luis Obispo, CA
$79
3.5/5 (228 reviews)

The staff was very friendly. The property was kept very clean. It used to be a different Ramada but now that it is the Olive Tree they have invested a lot into upgrades and remodeling.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019
Situated in San Luis Obispo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Rosa Park and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. California Polytechnic State University ...
Motel 6 Pismo Beach
Motel 6 Pismo Beach
2.0 out of 5.0 860 4th Street, US 101 at 4th Street, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
$72
3.0/5 (1,252 reviews)

The property was very clean on the outside. The hole property was clean. Only thing we was on the bottom floor the people on top of us was can of loud

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019
Situated by the ocean, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Pismo Beach Pier. Pismo Beach Prime Outlets ...
Spyglass Inn
Spyglass Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 2705 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
$182
4.1/5 (1,907 reviews)

Very nice and clean nice view... But the bathroom sink didnt drain well

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019
Situated on the waterfront, this motel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Avila Hot Springs and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Margo Dodd Park. Pismo Beach Pier and Pismo Beach Prime ...
Sands Inn & Suites
Sands Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5.0 1930 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
$116
4.0/5 (1,536 reviews)

It was a nice clean place to stay in SLO during Cal Poly move out. The staff was very very nice and welcoming. Price was right.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2019
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 Tolosa. California Polytechnic State ...
Inn at San Luis Obispo
Inn at San Luis Obispo
2.5 out of 5.0 1895 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
Free Cancellation
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$81
3.7/5 (873 reviews)

The staff were excellent! They are so knowledgeable about the entire area which made our visit to SLO a wonderful experience. The rooms are clean, the breakfast delicious, and the location is excellent. Close to downtown, Cal Poly, the beaches, restaurants and transit. We would stay there again without ...

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2019
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 Tolosa. California Polytechnic State ...
Motel 6 Santa Maria
Motel 6 Santa Maria
2.0 out of 5.0 2040 North Preisker Lane, Santa Maria, CA
Free Cancellation
$70
3.1/5 (673 reviews)

Issues are more with overall condition. As with all Motel 6s we've stayed at; bathrooms are clean, but not kept up as far as baseboards, walls, shower, etc,

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019
Situated in Santa Maria, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Boomers! Santa Maria and Santa Maria Civic Theatre. Santa Maria Speedway and Natural History Museum ...
Ocean Palms Motel
Ocean Palms Motel
2.5 out of 5.0 390 Ocean View Avenue, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
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$89
3.9/5 (495 reviews)

convenient location to pier, restaurant and shops by the beach

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2019
Situated near the beach, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pismo Beach Prime Outlets and Pismo Beach Pier. Monarch Butterfly Grove and Price Anniversary House ...
Motel 6 Paso Robles
Motel 6 Paso Robles
2.0 out of 5.0 1134 Black Oak Drive, Paso Robles, CA
Free Cancellation
$70
3.1/5 (970 reviews)

Front desk was really excellent. Room was fine, location good. Basic lodging at a decent price

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019
Situated in the suburbs, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Paso Robles Event Center and Paso Robles Pioneer Museum. Paso Robles Children's Museum and ...
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SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
    3.5 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.4 out of 5 (2,177 reviews)

    SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel$239

    Jun 20 - Jun 21

    SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel$239
    Madonna Inn

    Madonna Inn

    100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA
      3.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.3 out of 5 (1,550 reviews)

      Madonna Inn$209

      Jun 23 - Jun 24

      Madonna Inn$209

      San Luis Obispo Motels for the Frugal Traveler

      You can select from 71 economical motels in San Luis Obispo among more than 891 hotels and other lodging choices. These budget-friendly accommodations can help you save some cash when compared with traditional hotels, which may have more amenities but also come with a higher price tag.

      Because you'll save on your room, you can experience more of the activities in San Luis Obispo. Not-to-be-missed sights include Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, Pismo Beach Pier, and Morro Bay State Park.

      Fun fact: Motels made their debut in the 1920s as a convenient place to stay for the tired traveler driving along America's major roadways. Motels often have free parking, and many have outdoor pools.


      Here are some of our customers' recommended San Luis Obispo motels available to book:

      Oxford Suites Pismo Beach

      • Stay within a quick 3-minute drive of Pismo Beach Pier.
      • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and a manager's reception.

      Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo

      • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a flat-screen TV.
      • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and California Polytechnic State University.

      Spyglass Inn

      • Enjoy access to the restaurant and outdoor pool, as well as room amenities like an MP3 dock.
      • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Pismo Beach Pier and Avila Hot Springs.

      Quality Suites Downtown San Luis Obispo

      • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and California Polytechnic State University.
      • Room amenities like free WiFi are included, along with freebies like breakfast, parking, and an airport shuttle.

      Inn at San Luis Obispo

      • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and California Polytechnic State University.
      • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.


      What to Do in San Luis Obispo


      While you're sightseeing around the area, enjoy its popular beaches and wineries. Those who've visited San Luis Obispo speak highly about the local art scene, restaurants, and cafés.

      Here are some popular places:

      • Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
      • Pismo Beach Pier
      • Morro Bay State Park

      These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

      • Los Padres National Forest
      • Avila Hot Springs
      • Dallidet Adobe and Gardens

      You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

      • Paso Robles Event Center
      • Ravine Waterpark
      • Charles Paddock Zoo

      Best Time to Visit San Luis Obispo


      Figure out the ideal time to visit San Luis Obispo by reviewing these seasonal weather details:
      • The hottest months are typically August and September, while December and January are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 65° F and nighttime temperatures average 43° F
      • April-June: 75° F is the daytime average and 46° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 78° F and nighttime averages are around 53° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 75° F during the day and 43° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 22.52 inches in a year

      How to Get to San Luis Obispo and Around the Area



      San Luis Obispo Transportation
      NameTypeDistance
      San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional)Airport3 mi (4.9 km)
      Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public)Airport28.8 mi (46.4 km)
      San Luis Obispo StationTrain Station0.4 mi (0.7 km)
      Grover Beach StationTrain Station11.1 mi (17.9 km)
      Guadalupe StationTrain Station22.5 mi (36.2 km)