Hotels in San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County

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San Luis Obispo overview

Visitors speak favorably about all that San Luis Obispo has to offer, including its beaches, college atmosphere, and entertainment. Enjoy the selection of cafés and restaurants, along with outdoor activities like hiking and biking. You can learn about the local heritage of San Luis Obispo at top landmarks like Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. While you're here, stop by Fremont Theater and San Luis Obispo Superior Court.

Where to stay in San Luis Obispo

A city welcoming to all, San Luis Obispo has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. There are 43 hotels in San Luis Obispo and you can shop as many as 421 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%. We have room prices starting at 45 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in San Luis Obispo as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 3 5-star hotels from 299 USD per night
  • • 88 4-star hotels from 114 USD per night
  • • 131 3-star hotels from 74 USD per night
  • • 78 2-star hotels from 53 USD per night

How to get to San Luis Obispo

Fly into San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), 3 mi (4.9 km) from central San Luis Obispo. Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public) is the next closest major airport, 28.8 mi (46.4 km) away. San Luis Obispo Station is the closest train station, located 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from the city center.

What to see around San Luis Obispo

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
  • • Central Coast Aquarium
  • • Monarch Butterfly Grove
  • • Morro Bay Aquarium
  • • Mustang Waterpark
The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Fremont Theater
  • • San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
  • • History Center of San Luis Obispo County
  • • San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
  • • San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Dallidet Adobe and Gardens
  • • Cerro San Luis Obispo
  • • Reservoir Canyon Trail
  • • Bishop Peak Trail
  • • San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around:
  • • California Polytechnic State University
  • • Cuesta College
Highlights of the area include:
  • • Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
  • • San Luis Obispo Superior Court
  • • Bubblegum Alley
  • • San Luis Obispo County Library
  • • Mission Plaza