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Aug 07

Stay Awhile

Situated halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on California’s renowned Central Coast, San Luis Obispo (SLO) is a charmed destination. As one of the finest downtown San Luis Obispo hotels, the city’s shops, restaurants and cultural activities are a short stroll from our door. And if you’re visiting the campus, our location makes us one of the best boutique hotels near Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

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Avila Beach

A short drive from Hotel Cerro, the beauty of the bay and beach beckons.

Cayucos State Beach

Part of the California State Park system, this protected beach is popular with surfers and swimmers.

Hearst Castle

We’re just 45 minutes from this legendary estate, making our property one of the finest luxury hotels near Hearst Castle.

Paso Robles Vineyards

Only a 30-minute drive from Hotel Cerro, here you can enjoy the tours and tastings of renowned Central Coast wineries.


A short stroll from Hotel Cerro, the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art focuses on painting, sculpture and photography by contemporary California artists.

Mission Plaza

This historic city square, adjacent to the Mission San Luis Obispo hosts community events and gatherings.

Brasserie SLO

Our restaurant captures the fresh flavors of the Central Coast of California.

Spa Cerro

Relax and reinvigorate in our nurturing treatment rooms and post-spa rooftop terrace.

Edna Valley Vineyards

Stop into the tasting rooms and discover the vintages of the nearby San Luis Obispo wineries.

Farmer’s Market

On Thursday evenings, explore one of the most treasured events on the Central Coast and experience the great food, great wine and great people of SLO.


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