Hotel Near Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Stay at our hotel near Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo! This four year, nationally ranked university has a learning by doing approach. Students are encouraged to rely on both theory and practice to solve problems across six colleges and a large undergraduate population. San Luis Obispo itself has around 45,000 residents, and during the school year the population swells with students.
Founded in 1901, Cal Poly now has one of the largest campus’ in the United States, which include two main campuses, agricultural lands, a ranch, and land in Santa Cruz County. With the university’s focus on learning by doing, a huge variety of courses are available, and the results can be purchased at the university store. Pick up student-made chocolate or honey!
Visit Cal Poly
Take a Tour
See Cal Poly from our hotel for yourself! The university offers walking tours of the campus led by current students every weekday. Schedule your visit or a request or a group tour on the Cal Poly website. The university hosts a yearly open house in April, which puts the university’s fun and academic on display.
See what life as a Mustang is like as the university takes over the downtown farmer’s market and continues on through a series of presentations and showcases.
To add a unique Cal Poly site to your trip, hike the hills hidden behind the campus and the strange and wonderful Architectural Design Village.
Sometimes called an “architectural graveyard,” Poly Canyon is a nine-acre place to explore where the remains of buildings designed by decades of Cal Poly architectural students stand tall in the hills.
How to Get There
Whether you’re visiting for Open House Weekend, our hotel is a 3-mile drive to Cal Poly State University. Simply take highway 101 through town and the California Blvd exit which will take you straight to the university.And if you’re visiting the university for a few days, we’re the perfect destination.
We offer a multi-night hotel deal which makes each night of your stay more affordable.