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Sands Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
1930 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
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The price is ¥8,704 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Located in the heart of San Luis Obispo, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Fremont Theater and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from California Polytechnic State University. ...
3.9/5Very Good! (978 reviews)
"I liked the quietness and helpful staff on deck to help with my needs"

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

Sands Inn & Suites
Premier Inns Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5
555 Camino Mercado, Arroyo Grande, CA
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The price is ¥8,160 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
Situated in Arroyo Grande, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Grover Heights Park, Pismo Beach Pier, and Monarch Butterfly Grove. Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve ...
3.1/5 (986 reviews)
"Under renovation, construction work started at 7:45AM. Exhaust Fan in restroom installed wrong, blew cold air into the bathroom every time the light was on. Discovered a live roach in my bed and another one in the shower area. Spider hanging down from the ceiling right above one of the beds, and ..."

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

Premier Inns Pismo Beach
Motel 6 Pismo Beach, CA
2 out of 5
860 4th Street, US 101 at 4th Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is ¥6,418 per night from May 2 to May 3
Situated by the ocean, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve, Pismo Beach Pier, and Monarch Butterfly Grove. Pismo Beach Prime Outlets ...
3.1/5 (957 reviews)
"Staff is very nice. Only complaint is the beds. Very hard. My husband could barely walk after 2 nights sleeping on the mattress."

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2021

Motel 6 Pismo Beach, CA
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Spyglass Inn
3 out of 5
2705 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is ¥19,502 per night from May 2 to May 3
Situated on the waterfront, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Avila Hot Springs, Margo Dodd Park, and Pirates Cove. Pismo Beach Pier and Monarch Butterfly ...
4.2/5Very Good! (988 reviews)
"Property location facing the ocean, sunset views, fire pits were great. Rooms are decent but building is old and downstairs room was a bit uncomfortable with the noise of people walking in rooms above you."

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Spyglass Inn
Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo
2 out of 5
210 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA
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The price is ¥8,051 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
Situated on the Strip, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Bubblegum Alley, Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, and Fremont Theater. California Polytechnic State ...
4.1/5Very Good! (159 reviews)
"This is a very nice place to stay in. The rooms were remodelled and clean. The staff was friendly and ready to assist. We spend several days and were very comfortable."

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5
651 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is ¥10,771 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve and within 3 mi (5 km) of Pismo Beach Pier and Monarch Butterfly ...
4.3/5Excellent! (1,427 reviews)
"Had an awesome time the service was awesome The room was perfect I can’t wait to go back"

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
Edgewater Inn And Suites
2 out of 5
280 Wadsworth Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is ¥19,148 per night from Apr 26 to Apr 27
With direct access to the beach, this Downtown Pismo Beach motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Price Anniversary House, Pismo Beach Pier, and Monarch Butterfly Grove. ...
4.1/5Very Good! (954 reviews)
"Hotel is very close to the beach and the pier. The room was nice enough for the price. The only issue we had was we were not given a room until 5 pm when we were expecting to be able to check in at 4."

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Edgewater Inn And Suites
Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo
2.5 out of 5
345 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo, CA
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The price is ¥8,160 per night from Apr 21 to Apr 22
Located in Downtown San Luis Obispo, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Cerro San Luis Obispo and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from California Polytechnic State University. ...
4.3/5Excellent! (979 reviews)
"This was such a nice little motel! Unassuming but very clean. Also I really appreciated the environmental sensitivity - they had soap and shampoo dispensers so we did not have to waste the little tiny bottles. And there was also bar soap but it was wrapped in paper. Thank you - we had a very nice ..."

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo
Masterpiece Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1206 Main St, Morro Bay, CA
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The price is ¥10,880 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Situated in Morro Bay, this motel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from The Giant Chessboard and 1.2 mi (2 km) from Morro Bay State Park. Morro Bay Skateboard Museum and Morro ...
4.3/5Excellent! (972 reviews)
"Will stay again, hotel was Clean and quiet. Very comfortable"

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

Masterpiece Hotel
Motel 6 San Luis Obispo, CA - South
2 out of 5
1625 Calle Joaquin, US 101/SR 1 at Los Osos Valley Road, San Luis Obispo, CA
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The price is ¥6,418 per night from May 2 to May 3
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 Madonna Plaza ...
3.6/5Good! (983 reviews)
"Walking distance to Taco Temple, a great place for informal dining."

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Motel 6 San Luis Obispo, CA - South
The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages
2 out of 5
2121 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is ¥15,422 per night from May 12 to May 13
Located in Motel District, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Pismo Beach Pier and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Monarch Butterfly Grove. Margo Dodd Park and Price Anniversary ...
3.6/5Good! (684 reviews)
"Lovely views, plenty of room to relax outside, walk to beach. The walls are a little thin, but neighbors were pretty quiet."

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages
Ocean Palms Motel
2.5 out of 5
390 Ocean View Avenue, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is ¥9,683 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
Located in Downtown Pismo Beach, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pismo Beach Prime Outlets, Pismo Beach Pier, and Monarch Butterfly Grove. Price Anniversary ...
4.2/5Very Good! (707 reviews)
"Recent remodel and paint made the place look really nice. Always love staying at Ocean Palms. Sam is the man"

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Ocean Palms Motel
Stables Inn
2 out of 5
730 Spring St, Paso Robles, CA
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The price is ¥16,864 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Located in the heart of Paso Robles, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Anglim Winery, Carnegie Library, and Paso Robles Children's Museum. Paso Robles ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (76 reviews)
"We loved our stay here! Place was very cute, clean, simple - but had everything we needed. Enjoyed the extra touches like the coffee and pastries in the morning. Great location with easy walk downtown."

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Stables Inn
Olive Tree Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
1000 Olive St., San Luis Obispo, CA
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The price is ¥7,398 per night from Apr 21 to Apr 22
Located in the heart of San Luis Obispo, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Santa Rosa Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of California Polytechnic State University ...
3.4/5 (646 reviews)
"This is a very comfortable and pleasant hotel.. it was just what I needed as a place to lay my head on my way from Southern California to Northern California is a great location! The staff was very kind and accommodating."

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Olive Tree Inn & Suites
Motel 6 Morro Bay, CA
2 out of 5
298 Atascadero Road, Morro Bay, CA
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The price is ¥6,418 per night from May 9 to May 10
Situated by the ocean, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Morro Rock Beach and Morro Bay State Park. Morro Strand State Beach and Estero Bay are also within ...
3.4/5Good! (983 reviews)
"Jenna, the front person was absolutely wonderful! She was the nicest front desk person at a hotel I’ve ever met. She made me feel comfortable and at ease."

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Motel 6 Morro Bay, CA
Dolphin Cove Motel
2 out of 5
170 Main Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is ¥14,035 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
Nestled on the beach, this Downtown Pismo Beach motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of North Beach Campground, Pismo Beach Pier, and Monarch Butterfly Grove. Price Anniversary ...
4.1/5Very Good! (585 reviews)
"The location was exactly as described literally steps away from beach sand and water: & pier and Main Street!"

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Dolphin Cove Motel
Farmhouse Motel
2 out of 5
425 Spring Street, Paso Robles, CA
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The price is ¥9,683 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Located in the heart of Paso Robles, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Anglim Winery and Carnegie Library. Paso Robles Children's Museum and Paso Robles ...
4.4/5Excellent! (647 reviews)
"Clean"

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Farmhouse Motel
San Luis Inn And Suites
2 out of 5
404 Santa Rosa St, San Luis Obispo, CA
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The price is ¥6,746 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Situated in the historical district, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Santa Rosa Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of California Polytechnic State University and ...
3.8/5Good! (978 reviews)
"Good location. They should clean around the trash bin."

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

San Luis Inn And Suites
Pacific Shores Inn
2.5 out of 5
890 Morro Avenue, Morro Bay, CA
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The price is ¥7,324 per night from Apr 21 to Apr 22
Located in the heart of Morro Bay, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Montana De Oro State Park, Morro Rock, and Morro Bay State Park. Morro Bay Golf Course ...
3.9/5Very Good! (975 reviews)
"Friendly staff. Nice larrge rooms"

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Pacific Shores Inn
Motel 6 Santa Maria, CA
2 out of 5
2040 North Preisker Lane, Santa Maria, CA
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The price is ¥7,615 per night from May 2 to May 3
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 ...
3.2/5 (871 reviews)
"Staff was super nice ana friendly checking in. Place looks meh from the outside but room was very clean and bed was comfortable. Shower was small but water was nice and hot. All in all. It was a good stay. The other clientele staying there didn’t look too troublesome either. Decent area too. Food ..."

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Motel 6 Santa Maria, CA
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Inn at the Pier

Inn at the Pier

4 out of 5
601 Cypress Street, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is ¥21,950 per night from May 2 to May 3
4.3/5Excellent! (1,358 reviews)
"Overall very nice property, well kept, with an excellent location."

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

Inn at the Pier
Cottage Inn By The Sea

Cottage Inn By The Sea

3 out of 5
2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is ¥18,686 per night from May 2 to May 3
4.2/5Excellent! (1,203 reviews)
"Great family friendly place to stay! Staff was nice and accommodating. Loved the fire pit area and spectacular views."

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

Cottage Inn By The Sea
Madonna Inn

Madonna Inn

3.5 out of 5
100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA
The price is ¥23,827 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,480 reviews)
"I love the architecture of the Madonna inn especially the rock rooms and showers. I visit often."

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Madonna Inn
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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to San Luis Obispo?
Because you’ll save on your room price, you can experience more of the activities in San Luis Obispo. Not-to-be-missed sights include Pismo Beach Pier, Avila Hot Springs, and Avila Beach Golf Resort.
What is a motel?
Motel properties often include free parking, and many have outdoor pools. Often one or two stories tall, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot. The first motels popped up in the 1920s as a convenient place to stay for the weary traveler taking a road trip along the major roadways of America.
What are the best motels in San Luis Obispo?
Spyglass Inn: Stay within a quick 2-minute drive of Avila Hot Springs. Enjoy access to the restaurant and outdoor pool, as well as room amenities like WiFi. Sands Inn & Suites: An outdoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like pillowtop beds. It’s located within a quick 4-minute drive of California Polytechnic State University. Premier Inns Pismo Beach: Enjoy access to the free WiFi and free parking, as well as room amenities like a microwave. Stay within a quick 5-minute drive of Monarch Butterfly Grove. Oxford Suites Pismo Beach: It’s located within a quick 3-minute drive of Monarch Butterfly Grove. A bar and free breakfast are available during your stay, along with room amenities like free wired Internet. Motel 6 Pismo Beach, CA: Stay within a quick 3-minute drive of Monarch Butterfly Grove. Enjoy access to the snack bar/deli, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
How many motels will I find in San Luis Obispo?
Take your pick from 63 low-cost motels in San Luis Obispo.
What things can I to do in San Luis Obispo?
Take time to check out the area’s acclaimed theater scene and enjoy its scenic seaside while you’re sightseeing. Visitors to San Luis Obispo love its restaurants, wineries, and cafés. Some popular places to visit include Pismo Beach Pier, Avila Hot Springs, and Avila Beach Golf Resort. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Morro Bay State Park, Monarch Butterfly Grove, and Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Sensorio, Boomers! Santa Maria, and Paso Robles Event Center.
What's the seasonal weather like in San Luis Obispo?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in San Luis Obispo to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 65°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 54°F. Average annual precipitation for San Luis Obispo is 23 inches.
What are my options for getting around San Luis Obispo when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in San Luis Obispo to help you navigate your stay: Fly into San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP), which is located 3 mi (4.9 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), which is 28.8 mi (46.4 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.