Top 12 Pet-Friendly Hotels In San Luis Obispo, California - Updated 2022

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San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city located in California’s Central Coast area. With structures and stately plazas dating back to the early 18th century, SLO is a place rich in Spanish missionary history and culture. The city is also a hotbed of contemporary Californian artists and Modern American art. The city marches along to its own beat with attractions like Bubblegum Alley, where wads of chewed-up gum dot the walls in colourful mosaics. There are even many glamping spots in and near San Luis Obispo. For many travellers, it is simply a matter of scheduling and booking before arriving for a great vacation. However, for pet owners, things start to get a little complicated as there are many great hotels to stay in San Luis Obispo but not all of them are pet friendly. In this article, pawrents will rejoice as we come up with a list of the top pet-friendly hotels in San Luis Obispo.

1. Courtyard by Marriott San Luis Obispo (from USD 251)

Courtyard by Marriott San Luis Obispo is a 3-star hotel that features air-conditioned guestrooms furnished with a cable TV, a microwave, a mini-fridge, and hot drink facilities. For your leisure, the hotel has an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a whirlpool. Guests can also relax at the on-site cafe, The Courtyard Cafe, and enjoy some classic dishes.

The hotel allows a maximum of 2 pets weighing less than 50 lb (22.6 kg) for an additional charge. As for nearby places to visit, the hotel is close to Madonna Plaza Shopping Center and Laguna Lake.


Courtyard by Marriott San Luis Obispo

Wifi Available

Address: 1605 Calle Joaquin Road
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

2. La Quinta by Wyndham San Luis Obispo (from USD 236)

La Quinta by Wyndham San Luis Obispo is a ultra-modern hotel that is done up in the desert chic, New American style and is located in a highly accessible area. San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport is just 10 minutes’ drive away, while there are numerous hiking trails just a stroll away from the hotel’s front lobby. Good news for pet owners who are looking forward to a good walk with their fur babies! Depending on your choice of accommodation, each room has either a sitting area or a balcony or both, which means there is plenty of space for pets to roam about safely. The sun terrace of this property is also furnished comfortably for owner and pet to sit and just enjoy each other’s company on clear nights. Do note that extra charges apply for pets so it would be good to contact the property for more information before booking.


La Quinta by Wyndham San Luis Obispo

Wifi Available

Address: 1845 Monterey St.
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

3. Motel 6 San Luis Obispo North (from USD 113)

Motel 6 San Luis Obispo North is a popular rest stop for travellers with pets as there is ample open space in front of the property for human and pet to stretch their legs after a long drive. The clean and fuss-free accommodation also offers free parking right in front of your booked room to facilitate the moving of your luggage. Each room is also carpet-free to make for easy clean-ups should your fur baby have an unfortunate accident! Pets are also welcome at no extra charge, sweetening the deal.


Motel 6-San Luis Obispo, CA - North

Wifi Available

Address: 1433 Calle Joaquin
Accommodates: 4

Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Terrace Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Free parking Internet services

4. Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo (from USD 139)

Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo makes for a great location to stay at due to its proximity to a number of SLO attractions such as Hearst Castle, Pismo Beach, and various small, independently run boutique wineries. Some of the bigger rooms in this dog-friendly hotel in San Luis Obispo also have a bathtub in the private en-suite toilet, making it easy for pet owners to give their fur babies a bath after a full day of exploring the nearby area. Charges for pets do apply so it would be best to directly contact the property to get their confirmation.


Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo

Wifi Available

Address: 210 Madonna Road
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking

5. Motel 6 San Luis Obispo South (from USD 119)

The Motel 6 San Luis Obispo South is another outlet of the Motel 6 San Luis Obispo North that we introduced earlier in this list. Similarly, this property welcomes your pets free of charge, making it an ideal location! This particular branch of Motel 6 San Luis Obispo is near Pismo Beach and the Edna Valley Vineyard (15 minutes’ drive) while Laguna Lake Golf Course and Sunset Drive-In Theatre are just 10 minutes away. Enjoy watching an open-air movie with your loyal pet companion as the sun sets in the background!


Motel 6-San Luis Obispo, CA - South

Wifi Available

Address: 1625 Calle Joaquin
Accommodates: 4

Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Terrace Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Free parking Internet services

6. Mission Inn San Luis Obispo (from USD 89)

Mission Inn San Luis Obispo is located in the heart of the historically rich town of San Luis Obispo and is close to many attractions such as Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and the Pismo Beach Outlet Shopping Centre. This quiet neighbourhood is ideal for walks with your pets and offers a budget-friendly option for travellers with pets. This property also offers basic amenities such as free WiFi, a daily continental breakfast, cable television, a dry kitchen, and private en-suite bathroom. Free parking is also offered but charges may apply for bookings made with pets. For the most updated information, do contact the property directly!


Mission Inn San Luis Obispo

Wifi Available

Address: 1951 Monterey Street
Accommodates: 10

Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Business centre Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking

7. Rose Garden Inn San Luis Obispo (from USD 159)

Rose Garden Inn San Luis Obispo is a charming little property that is true to its name. Blooming rose bushes line the driveway and grow in abundance all over the hotel’s grounds. You will definitely have a restful stay surrounded by these beautiful and fragrant flowers! This hotel is especially relaxing as there are pockets of pet-friendly spaces dotted all around, with lush greenery and the sounds of Rose Garden Inn’s pride and joy–a man-made waterfall–filtering softly in. There are no shortage of San Luis Obispo attractions around as well with Pismo Beach and Avila Beach a mere 10 minutes’ drive away while Paso Robles Wine Region is only 30 minutes’ drive out. Charges apply for pets so do remember to contact the hotel directly for confirmation of the extra cost.


Rose Garden Inn - San Luis Obispo

Wifi Available

Address: 1585 Calle Joaquin
Accommodates: 10

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

8. Hotel San Luis Obispo (from USD 359)

Hotel San Luis Obispo is another pet-friendly hotel that is a popular choice for travellers with pets. While charges apply for guests with pets (as usual, do check directly with the property for exact charges), with the spacious rooms, ample outdoor spaces, and close proximity to various breath-taking hiking trails, the extra cost is worth it! The hotel is equally attractive for humans with the beautifully decorated outdoor and indoor spaces that create a sense of good design aesthetics and well-being. Experience living like a Californian magnate with a stay at Hotel San Luis Obispo with your fur baby at your side!


Hotel San Luis Obispo

Wifi Available

Address: 877 Palm Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

9. Olive Tree Inn (from USD 141)

Olive Tree Inn, which was formerly known as Ramada Inn is a great choice for its proximity to the lively San Luis Obispo downtown as well as its modern, state-of-the-art facilities. Besides the usual hotel amenities such as the fitness centre, pool, and free WiFi, Olive Tree Inn also has a golf course on the hotel grounds, fishing facilities, and a spa that is especially designed with your utmost relaxation in mind. Pets are welcome upon request so do not forget to contact the hotel to double-check if your fur baby can stay with you.

10. San Luis Creek Lodge (from USD 417)

San Luis Creek Lodge is a peaceful family-owned and -run bed and breakfast located just 10 minutes drive from San Luis Obispo Bay Beach. Each guest room is thoughtfully designed with you and your pet’s comfort in mind. When booking, do leave a note to inform the owners of San Luis Creek Lodge that your fur baby will be coming along with you. The rooms include free WiFi for those all important Instagram moments and cable television. A dry kitchen with basic kitchen equipment such as a microwave, a refrigerator, and a coffee maker are also provided. To sweeten the deal, a hearty continental breakfast is served for all (human!) guests daily.


San Luis Creek Lodge

9.1 User Rating

Address: 1941 Monterey Street, Mill Street Historic, San Luis Obispo (CA), United States, CA 93401

11. Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel (from USD 229)

Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel is close to Madonna Plaza Shopping Centre and just 20 minutes’ drive to downtown San Luis Obispo, California, making it an ideal hotel for a convenient stay. Pets are allowed upon request and charges may apply so do leave a message when booking the property so that the hotel can confirm your fur baby’s stay. The spacious rooms at Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel will ensure a comfortable stay for you and your pet, while some rooms come with a balcony for you to rest and relax after a long day exploring the city!


Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 214 Madonna Road
Accommodates: 10

Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning

Nearby pet-friendly hotels

12. Avila La Fonda Hotel (from USD 359)

Avila La Fonda Hotel is a 4-star hotel that’s just a five-minute walk away from Avila State Beach. This pet-friendly accommodation proudly showcases air-conditioned guestrooms that are furnished with a fireplace, an iPod docking station, a flat-screen TV, and an en suite bathroom with a spa bath. Guests can also rent out some CDs and DVDs.

To add to that, guests can enjoy daily chocolate croissants and freshly brewed coffee in the morning and various snacks and local wines in the afternoon. As for its pet policy, the hotel allows all kinds of pets up to 50 lb (22.6 kg) for 50 USD.


Avila La Fonda Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 101 San Miguel Street
Accommodates: 2

Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

Enjoy quality time with man's best friend

As pet owners, it is heart-wrenching to leave your furry friend alone at home while you go on a long-awaited vacation. Why not bring them along with you and deepen the bond between man and animal? With Trip101’s list of top pet-friendly hotels in San Luis Obispo, California, you will no longer have to face the dilemma of choosing between staying with your fur baby and going on a well-deserved break!

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