Go Beyond
the Surface. SLO
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Courageous, curious, and inspired, The Wayfarer San Luis Obispo invites you to dig deep. Embrace a unique California journey with on-and-off-campus vibes at the forefront. From our 100 newly redesigned guest rooms to our lively on-site restaurant and bar, we encourage you to uncover new places, people, and points of view along the way. No matter what you seek, our hotel is designed for diving in.

The Wayfarer San Luis Obispo

Make Your Way in the World.

Find Your Way

We’re Serious About Fun

Our campus-inspired atmosphere features bold and colorful decor, a year-round heated pool, the best local beers on tap, and tons of games to choose from.

01 - Campus Inspired Atmosphere
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Your Downtown Launchpad

Located on Monterey Street just a mile away from downtown, The Wayfarer San Luis Obispo is an ideal home base near all the best things to do in San Luis Obispo and beyond.

02 - Near Downtown
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Bold Rooms for Kindred Spirits

Our “co-ed” accommodations have all the essentials you could ask for! In-room mini-fridges, plush beds, and complimentary Wi-Fi are ready for you the moment you show up.

03 - Accommodations
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Movie Nights in the Quad

Join us for our FREE summer movies series in the Quad every Saturday night! Drinks and movie snacks will be available for purchase.

Movie starts at 7PM | Saturdays June 15th – September 20th

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Wayfarer SLO Bikes

Hop on one of our Wayfarer bikes and explore SLO in style. Available for rental by hotel guests.

05 - Explore SLO in style
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Feel Free to Feel Free

With a mix of collegiate flair and modern amenities, The Wayfarer San Luis Obispo invites you to unwind in chic, comfortable guest rooms featuring a 55” HDTV, coffee maker, Lather bath amenities, and more.

Our Rooms
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Let’s Get Together

With flexible venue settings on-site, our hotel provides contemporary common spaces that are perfect for all types of groups, whether you’re seeking a concert hall, game room, or just a place to meet up.

Meetings & Events
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on Tap

Featuring classic board games, elevated pub-style eats, and exciting events like Wednesday night trivia, Schoolyard offers a laid-back atmosphere for casual dining and drinks in San Luis Obispo.

Our Restaurant
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Just For You

Best Available Rate

Enjoy our most flexible standard rate around! Cancel up to 1 day prior to arrival.

Promo Code: LV0

Website exclusive offer. Subject to availability. Promo code: LV0

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Fan Mail

“Warm and welcoming”

“The entire property had a comfortable, casual feel to it. What really stood out was how nicely we were treated by the entire staff.”

John L, TripAdvisor

“Great service and comfortable bed”

“Fantastic service at the front desk. The hotel was situated close to Cal Poly as well as shopping downtown, and easy to get in and out from.”

storyworm1, TripAdvisor


“Staff could not have helped anymore. Thank you! Hotel was tidy. Rooms were clean and cleaned daily.”

MerthSAGS, TripAdvisor
We are Here
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Widen Your Horizon

Experience the true San Luis Obispo. From scenic Avila Beach to Bubblegum Alley, our hotel allows you to set out and do a little more than just visit SLO - become a part of it all.