Exterior of Hotel Buena Vista San Luis Obispo with car park
An outdoor dining & lounge area at Hotel Buena Vista
Interior of Superior 1 King Bed Room at Hotel Buena Vista

Welcome to Hotel Buena Vista

A Serene Hotel in San Luis Obispo

Checking into Hotel Buena Vista is like settling into a laid-back business and social hub just steps from downtown San Luis Obispo, CA. Best of all, we’re oh-so affordable, leaving plenty in your travel budget for doing more of whatever you want to do. Guests arriving at the hotel are welcomed into a bright, pristine lobby with comfy seating areas creating a warm sense of home. Upstairs, our 75 roomy, 100% smoke-free guest accommodations are decked out with creature comforts like free Wi-Fi, plush towels and flat-screen HDTVs with premium cable channels. Many of our rooms offer microwaves and/or refrigerators; just put in a request with us! Outside, tranquil tropical gardens, a sun-splashed heated pool, shady patios and BBQ areas invite you to fully enjoy San Luis Obispo’s gorgeous year-round weather.


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Hotel Lobby Hours Open: 9AM – 9PM

Check out is at 12 PM (noon) * Check in is from 4PM – 9PM
Please call us to arrange for a check-in after 9pm.

Continental Breakfast is temporarily unavailable, but we do offer fresh coffee and tea during lobby hours.

We're looking forward to our newly renovated Pool and Spa! These amenities are closed until renovations are completed in August 2022.

Fitness room is open.

Housekeeping service is available when requested by 10am.

Your Home Away From Home for Extended Stays

Whether you're in SLO for an extended business stay or need temporary digs before moving to town permanently, our spacious Executive Suites merge residence-style comfort and convenience with hotel services and amenities.


Twin beds in Family rooms at Hotel Buena Vista San Luis Obispo
Exterior of Hotel Buena Vista San Luis Obispo with car park

Life on the Road

Bursting with unique style and serene vibes, we're the perfect pied-a-terre for work trips, family getaways, college visits and extended stays of a month or more. Come see how Hotel Buena Vista makes life on the road more about life and less about the road!


What’s Nearby? Everything!

Our hotel is just a short stroll from the shops and restaurants of downtown SLO and moments from a diverse array of attractions, including the Cal Poly campus, Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, the Cerro San Luis Obispo Loop Trail, the iconic Sunset Drive-In, beaches and more.

Sunset at the bay near Hotel Buena Vista San Luis Obispo

Heated Outdoor Pool & Jacuzzi

Soak up the beauty of California’s Central Coast! Grab a plush towel and head for our heated outdoor pool surrounded by comfortable chaise lounges and tropical landscaping. After a day of travel, meetings or exploring SLO, a soak in the bubbling Jacuzzi is the perfect treat.

View of the outdoor pool at Hotel Buena Vista

What You Get

From free perks like Wi-Fi and parking to a fitness room, concierge, a heated outdoor pool and Tesla and Universal charging stations, we’ve thought of everything so you don’t have to!

Interior of the lobby at Hotel Buena Vista San Luis Obispo
An outdoor dining & lounge area at Hotel Buena Vista
Sunbeds by the outdoor pool at Hotel Buena Vista