Hostel in San Luis Obispo, USA

1 Hostel in San Luis Obispo available. Prices start from $21 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in San Luis Obispo

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Hotels in San Luis Obispo

"…Our rooms include a TV, refrigerator, microwave, in-room coffee maker, air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Our Standard Double has one queen bed; rates are $49 per room for 1-2 people. One person … More

Hostel in San Luis Obispo, USA

1 Hostel in San Luis Obispo available. Prices start from $42 for a dorm bed.

Get to know San Luis Obispo (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in San Luis Obispo.

San Luis Obispo is a small beach town located on California's central coast, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. The city is more often referred to as "SLO" being known for it's small businesses and laid back (or SLO) lifestyle. It won't take long to notice that hardly anyone will be over the age of 24, this is because a majority of the town's population attends the prestigious Cal Poly State University or Cuesta Community College. Notable Cal Poly alumni include John Madden, Peter Oppenheimer, and 'Weird Al' Yankovank.

Your San Luis Obispo hostel options are limited, but you should be able to get a bed without a problem if you book ahead. Because the town is relatively small, just about everything you need is within walking distance from the Hostel Obispo. There is a small shopping center on Foothill Blvd., that has an Albertson's, RiteAid Pharmacy. Higuera Street, which intersects Santa Rosa, is the heart of downtown. There are many interesting boutiques, quirky restaurants, and bars literally door-to-door. Check the Mustang Daily, Cal Poly's newspaper, for the happy hour deal of the night. Passports are not considered to be sufficient for buying alcohol at Albertson's but should work for pub admission.

Every Thursday night, Higurea Street shuts down and hosts California’s largest farmer’s market from 7 PM to 9 PM, so you might want to book your Obispo hostel during that part of the week if that's something that would interest you. Farmers hail from as far as Bakersfield with generous deals of the freshest produce. Due to fierce competition, you'll likely to be able to haggle a good deal. Most of the local businesses also have stands open selling food, clothing, and crafts.

Almost all businesses in this area are family owned and have been around for years. While corporate franchises are around, take some time to visit, chat, and support the locals that give SLO its charm.

San Luis Obispo Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in San Luis Obispo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 1
Average dorm price $41
Average private room price $144
Cheapest Hostel in San Luis Obispo HI - San Luis Obispo Hostel with $41
Average rating of all hostels 8.3

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