San Luis Obispo Attractions

Halfway between San Francisco and L.A., you’ll discover a hidden gem when visiting San Luis Obispo. Guests can choose to encounter a relaxing getaway or a lively city full of activities or a bit of both. For tranquility, pack a lunch and venture to one of the dozens of wineries or take a drive to the beach for a relaxing day at the beach. Those looking for some history, be sure to visit the heart of the city at the beautiful Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. Make sure to stop by San Luis Obispo’s Farmers’ Market for BBQ ribs, fresh produce, locally made products, and live entertainment each Thursday. Guests will also want to stroll along the creek downtown, where you’ll find breweries, wine bars, restaurants and shopping for all tastes.

With so many things to do, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the possibilities in San Luis Obispo. We are proud to be part of this beautiful town and would love to provide answers to your questions, make recommendations and offer advice available at our friendly front desk.

Featured Attractions

California Polytechnic University

California Polytechnic University is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university located just 1.1 miles from our hotel. The emphasis of the University is a "learn by doing" educational experience. A key part of Cal Poly Athletics' commitment to achieving athletic and academic excellence is their steadfast focus on developing athletic facilities. Discover state of the art facilities offering an environment for both athletes and their fans. Make our hotel your home base when visiting Cal Poly!

Highway 1 Discovery Route

Our hotel is conveniently located right off Highway 1, where you can roam along the 101-mile stretch of scenic highway. Along the way you’ll discover 10 uncrowded gorgeous beaches, 12 state parks, three bountiful wine regions, and unique wildlife habitats. Take a tour of Hearst Castle or dine on farm-to-table cuisine while on your journey. Wherever you wander along the Highway 1 Discovery Route, you will find one of the most scenic routes to travel when journeying between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Wolff Vineyards

When staying with us, guests will be pleased with the vast array of vineyards available to visit. Come and discover Wolff Vineyards located in California's beautiful Edna Valley and just minutes from downtown San Luis Obispo. The vineyard offers Riesling, Chardonnay, Rosé, Pinot Noir and many more delicious varieties. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy amazing wines surrounded by the captivating panoramic view. You’ll find the vineyard open daily from 11 am to 5 pm.

All Attractions

Restaurants

  • Buona Tavola 0.5 mi
  • Firestone Grill 0.6 mi
  • Giuseppe’s Cucina Rustica 0.7 mi
  • Big Sky Café 0.9 mi
  • Ciopinot 0.9 mi
  • Novo Restaurant & Lounge 0.9 mi
  • Splash Cafe and Artisan Bakery 0.9 mi
  • Goshi 1.0 mi
  • Mama's Meatball 1.0 mi
  • High Street Market & Deli 1.6 mi

Shopping

  • University Square 0.7 mi
  • Farmers Market 0.8 mi
  • Central Coast Shopping Center 2.2 mi
  • Laguna Village Shopping Center 2.8 mi
  • Avila Valley Barn 8.3 mi