The Ultimate Travel Guide to San Luis Obispo
Where the Coast Meets City
San Luis Obispo was founded in 1772 by Spanish Friar Junípero Serra and stands proudly as one of California's oldest communities. The city - which boasts a wide array of historic attractions, fine dining, and the esteemed campus of California Polytechnic State University - is locally referred to as San Luis, SLO, or SLO Town. Browse our San Luis Obispo travel guide to explore the best of the area and make the most of your stay is this Central Coast haven!
While here, check out the Fremont Theater, an Art Deco theater from the 1940s, and the Carnegie Library, now home to the San Luis Obispo County Historical Museum. Or take a stroll through Bubblegum Alley. Best of all, enjoy its mild, Mediterranean climate on your San Luis Obispo vacation, home to the Holiday Inn Express.
Explore our San Luis Obispo Hotel near Cal Poly & Downtown SLO
1800 Monterey Street | San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 | (805) 544-8600
At this San Luis Obispo hotel, enjoy complimentary buffet breakfast every morning, as well as free morning newspaper delivered to your room. During the day, take time to explore the downtown area, home to excellent shopping and unique art galleries.