The price listed is for members of Hostelling International. Non-members will be charged a $3 temporary membership fee for each night.
We are a charming, friendly hostel with the feel of a B&B. Located in a sunny, welcoming college town on California's Central Coast, we are a convenient stay midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. We create a relaxed, safe, homestyle atmosphere for travelers of all ages and are just a few short blocks to the treasures of downtown.
While staying at Hostel Obispo, you can explore tidepools at Montaa de Oro , birdwatch at Morro Bay, rent kayaks at Shell Beach, hike the many hills and canyons surrounding the hostel, go surfing at one of the four beaches in the county, or bike along the coastline. An outdoor lover's paradise!
For an indoor experience, you might attend a concert at the Performing Arts Center, explore the state's fifth oldest mission, or visit Hearst Castle.
Greyhound will drop you off at 1460 Calle Joaquin, which is 3.5 miles from the Hostel. Walk 3 blocks North on Los Osos Valley Road and catch the #4 or #5 bus at the Auto Plaza. The hostel is at 1617 Santa Rosa St.
We have limited parking available behind the hostel and there is always ample street parking which is very safe.
From San Francisco:
Take US-101 South. Take the exit toward SANTA ROSA ST in San Luis Obispo. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto CA-1/ OLIVE ST. Turn RIGHT onto CA-1/ SANTA ROSA ST. Continue to follow SANTA ROSA ST. End at 1617 Santa Rosa St From Monterey/Santa Cruz/Cambria: Hwy. 1 South becomes Santa Rosa St. as you enter San Luis Obispo. End at 1617 Santa Rosa St.
Take US-101 North. Take the MARSH ST exit, EXIT 202A. Proceed Straight on MARSH ST. Turn RIGHT onto SANTA ROSA ST. End at 1617 Santa Rosa St.
Amtrak Train or Bus:
Amtrak is located one block away. Santa Rosa Street ends at the train station. Simply walk down Santa Rosa 1.5 blocks - hostel is on the left. 1617 Santa Rosa St
About 3 miles from San Luis Airport, 200 miles from Los Angeles or San Francisco airports. From SLO Airport make a left out of airport onto Broad Street, right on Santa Barbara (major intersection with fire station on right), right on Islay, right on Santa Rosa Street.
Hostel Obispo is located at 1617 Santa Rosa St. Highway 1 southbound, the Pacific Coast Highway, becomes Santa Rosa Street within San Luis Obispo.
Our hostel is just a short 5 minute walk from downtown San Luis Obispo. We're 1.5 blocks away from the train station and bus stop. The airport is 3 miles away. Avila Beach is 10 miles south, Pismo Beach is 15 miles south. Morro Bay is 15 miles north.
We are a charming, friendly hostel with the feel of a B&B. Located in a sunny, welcoming college town on California's Central Coast, we are a convenient stay midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. We create a relaxed, safe, homestyle atmosphere for travelers of all ages and are just a few sho