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!
The Kinney is your launching point for the best things to do in San Luis Obispo. Hike the picturesque trails of Montana de Oro, stroll the sidewalks during a Thursday Night Farmer's Market, and taste our award-winning grapes. And when you're ready to refuel and catch some z's, The Kinney SLO is here for you.
Explore our San Luis Obispo Hotel near Cal Poly & Downtown SLO
1800 Monterey Street | San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 | (805) 544-8600
You're invited to mix and mingle at the newest hotel in SLO, where we mesh newly-redesigned hotel rooms with an on-site barcade, flexible event space, and year-round heated pool and spa in San Luis Obispo, CA. Located on Monterey Street, meet our bold new rooms with modern conveniences like 55" HDTVs, Starbucks CV1 Coffee Brewers, mini refrigerators, and of course, complimentary Wi-Fi. Beyond your room, take the plunge in our heated pool, sip a craft beer at Leroy's, and rest easy knowing that you have come to the right place.