San Luis Obispo hotels

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San Luis Obispo, CA
Jun 17 — Jun 182
San Luis Obispo, CA
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San Luis Obispo hotels

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Low season

JanuaryCheapest month to stay with an average 22% drop in price.

High season

MayMost expensive month to stay with an average 61% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$163Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$233Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a San Luis Obispo hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

4 stars and above

When to book a hotel in San Luis Obispo

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Top tips for finding perfect San Luis Obispo hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in San Luis Obispo, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in San Luis Obispo in January and December.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in San Luis Obispo if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your San Luis Obispo accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in San Luis Obispo found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $197, while the most expensive was $551.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in San Luis Obispo for 2 days.
  • Travelers visiting the small town of San Luis Obispo, California, could consider staying downtown where several hotels can be found near the historic town center.
  • The Quality Suites Downtown San Luis Obispo is a good family-friendly hotel that offers free breakfast. Another good option is the Granada Hotel & Bistro, which features a rooftop terrace with fireplace.
  • For a luxurious stay in San Luis Obispo, try the Madonna Inn. About one mile from downtown, the hotel features two outdoor pools, tennis courts, horseback riding, two bars and a bakery on site.
  • Guests planning to visit the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa could consider booking a room at Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo, which is a short walk from the mission and near an Old SLO Trolley stop.
  • To stay within close proximity to California Polytechnic State University, book a room at the Apple Farm Inn. A short walk from the university, the hotel has a free airport shuttle and an on-site restaurant.
  • La Cuesta Inn is another good option near California Polytechnic State University. A short drive from the university, the hotel offers guests free afternoon tea and coffee.
  • For early morning flights, consider staying near the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport. Hampton Inn & Suites San Luis Obispo and Courtyard by Marriott San Luis Obispo are just over two miles from the airport, and both offer free parking.

FAQs when booking a hotel in San Luis Obispo

  • Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in San Luis Obispo. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • Travelers who like staying near California Polytechnic State University recommend Apple Farm and San Luis Inn And Suites.

  • There are several hotels in San Luis Obispo that have a hot tub. The Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel has an outdoor hot tub and is located near the Madonna Plaza Shopping Center. The Lexington Inn – San Luis Obispo also offers guests access to an outdoor hot tub and pool.

  • The Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo has a spa and wellness center. Situated adjacent to the hotel’s infinity pool, the spa offers a full menu of massage and body treatments. A luxurious hotel, with individually themed rooms, The Madonna Inn features premium bedding and an on-site restaurant. Guests can relax in the Jacuzzi or lounge by the outdoor pool year-round.

  • Embassy Suites San Luis Obispo is an all-suite hotel, which offers queen suites, king suites, executive suites, and grand suites, among others. The hotel is conveniently located near the area's acclaimed golf courses, as well as local wineries. Guests can use the business center, or relax at the indoor pool.

  • There are several hotels in San Luis Obispo that offer family rooms and welcome children, such as the Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel. The Lexington Inn – San Luis Obispo is also a good option with family rooms, a swimming pool, and close proximity to the San Luis Obispo Children's Museum.

  • Hotel room prices will vary depending on facilities and location. The cheapest double room in San Luis Obispo for tonight found in the last 3 hours was $71. We also found 3-star hotels from $163 and 4-star hotels from $248.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central San Luis Obispo districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like San Luis Obispo city center.

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in San Luis Obispo?

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Madonna Inn - San Luis Obispo - Pool
Madonna Inn - San Luis Obispo - Pool
Madonna Inn
8.8 Excellent
$302+
$302+
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Sands Inn & Suites - San Luis Obispo - Bedroom
Sands Inn & Suites - San Luis Obispo - Bedroom
Sands Inn & Suites
7.4 Good
$176+
$176+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Avila La Fonda Hotel - San Luis Obispo - Living room
Avila La Fonda Hotel - San Luis Obispo - Living room
Avila La Fonda Hotel
9.2 Excellent
$404+
$404+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
San Luis Creek Lodge - San Luis Obispo - Bedroom
San Luis Creek Lodge - San Luis Obispo - Bedroom
San Luis Creek Lodge
9 Excellent
$353+
$353+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
La Cuesta Inn - San Luis Obispo - Building
La Cuesta Inn - San Luis Obispo - Building
La Cuesta Inn
8.4 Excellent
$188+
$188+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool

San Luis Obispo hotels near Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

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