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PLACES TO STAY
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WINE & FOOD
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PLACES TO STAY IN THE CENTRAL COAST

The beauty of staying on the Central Coast is that you have an almost limitless range of lodging choices. Craving a bit of urban sophistication? You’ll find it at boutique hotels in the heart of historic downtowns. Looking for restaurants, spas, and fitness facilities? All along the Central Coast, you can stay at unique full-service resorts where you may feel so pampered that you never leave the grounds. Want to get close to nature? The Central Coast even has rustic resorts that prove that “luxury camping” is no oxymoron. The region’s selections include distinctive bed-and-breakfasts rich with history, oceanfront hotels perfectly situated above the waves, and plenty of appealing and comfortable budget options.

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The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort is nestled in the scenic Santa Ynez Valley.
Asilomar Rustic Charm and Simple Elegance on the Tip of the Monterey Peninsula.
Scenic beach with coastal trails among the dunes and shoreline.
All-suite beach front hotel just steps from the sand in Avila Beach.
The Avila village Inn is a secluded craftsman style Inn.
Stay at this affordable Santa Maria hotel. Free Internet access.
Enjoy the Spanish mission inn architecture that truly reflects California’s heritage. Ideal climate, clean air, the world’s safest beach just 2 blocks away
Newly Refurbished Hotel Centrally Located on the Central Coast.
Family-owned and operated, we're proud to offer a dedicated, friendly staff to cater to the comfort of each guest while respecting the need for privacy and solitude.
Located mid-town the Encina Lodge & Suites is minutes away from area attractions
The BW PLUS Pepper Tree Inn is a Spanish-inspired hotel with casual elegance
Every room features an ocean view from a private balcony or patio.
On the bluffs in Pismo Beach, enjoy our 100-room oceanfront hotel.
Minutes from the beach, full service hotel, complimentary hot breakfast buffet!
Largest ancient coast redwoods forest south of San Francisco.
Intimate & elegant, the Brisas del Mar is a romantic Mediterranean-style villa.
The Buellton Visitors Bureau is open 7 days a week for your convenience.
Santa Barbara's Oceanfront at an affordable rate. Ocean view rooms and Spanish vacation cottages at Cabrillo Inn at the Beach.
Be whisked away on a romantic coastal getaway to Cambria Landing Inn & Suites, a Moonstone Beach hotel
Casually unique garden-themed property near beach, wineries, and Hearst Castle.
A fun, yet elegant accommodation located in the heart of Santa Barbara.
Within walking distance to world famous beaches, restaurants, and shops.
Stylish ~ Sophisticated ~ Affordable
Located just one mile from the world-renowned village of Carmel-by-the-Sea
Ocean view rooms and an award-winning restaurant with 500+ wine list
Chumash Casino Resort is your wine country gaming destination!
Paso Robles has an authentic California experience to share with you.
San Luis Obispo - one central location; something for all tastes.
Located within walking distance to the downtown historic Pacific Grove.
Escape to the most unique and captivating destination among Pismo Beach, CA with Cottage Inn by the Sea, offering quaint, cottage-style accommodations with dramatic ocean views.
deally located two blocks from Ventura Beach and Pier and the trendy downtown area, the Country inn & Suites is perfect for business and leisure guests staying in Ventura Beach.
Located in the heart of California's beautiful Gold Coast.
Opened in 1925, the Colonial Terrace offers a collection of 26 unique guest rooms and suites in an ideal location.
Walk into the casual elegance of the Cypress Inn. Carmel's land mark hotel.
The only 4-Diamond, oceanfront resort in Pismo Beach with luxury suites.
Steps away from the beach! A couple of blocks from Pismo Pier and downtown.
El Colibri Boutique Hotel and Spa is all about comfort and style.
Welcome to the Embassy Suites Lompoc - Central Coast!
The only all-suite resort ON THE BEACH, 60 minutes northwest of Los Angeles.
Amidst California's spectacular scenery on the Central Coast.
A unique getaway experience where mixing business with pleasure comes naturally.
Experience a picturesque getaway to Cambria, an inspired setting for romantic escapes, leisurely adventures & unforgettable group travel.
FogCatcher Inn is a seaside gem located just across the street from the sparkling shores of Moonstone Beach.
Full-Service Hotel located in a pristine coastal setting
Convenient location, casual comfort and caring staff make this Inn your getaway.
The Hotel Goleta - Santa Barbara is a full service hotel conveniently located.
Before dining, wind down in our gazebo, or play a game of bocce ball!
Welcome to California's Central Coasts premier beachfront luxury boutique resort
Step back in time in Heritage Valley, along Highway 126 in rural Ventura County.
The Camelot of Monterey Bay, on a hillside just above the Santa Cruz coast.
Situated in the heart of San Luis Obispo, Holiday Inn ExpressR invites you to a stunning Central Coast experience for a great value.
Our boutique hotel features light and airy guest rooms that blend historic ambiance with the modern convenience
Monterey's newest full service boutique hotel located in downtown Monterey.
New and hip On State St. near the beach, downtown, art zone and urban wine trail
Experience authentic Monterey and all-suite accommodations at the Hotel Pacific.
Historic Charm, Contemporary Comfort. In the heart of beautiful downtown!
Discover one of the finest hotels in Santa Barbara.
Inn by the Harbor is an enchanting Santa Barbara hotel & resort escape.
Visit this incredibly scenic waterfall, which flows year-round.
Located in the Danish Village of Solvang and Wine Country
An upscale, full Service hotel in wine country with restaurant, conference room
Offering amazing views of Morro Rock and Ocean, just 2 1/2 blocks to waterfront.
The Lavender Inn by the Sea is just two blocks from beaches and the yacht harbor
Lompoc - the City of Arts & Flowers
Voted Monterey Peninsula Travel Planner Best Value
An international landmark destination featuring unique guestrooms and resort amenities.
Santa Ynez Valley Marriott is the First Certified Green Hotel in Santa Barbara.
Imagine walking out the front door of this historic inn and gazing at the waves.
Monterey County the greatest meeting of Land and Sea on the Pacific Coast of USA
Discover our scenic area, enjoy accommodations at Monterey Fireside Lodge.
Located in the heart of downtown Old Monterey
Casual yet classy. Artsy and eclectic. Romantic and rejuvenating.
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach offers great lodging value with competitive prices.
Experience a Santa Barbara suite hotel like no other. Pacifica suites seamlessly melds classic beauty with modern amenities for a treasured experience in business and leisure travel.
Pajaro Dunes Resort situated on Monterey Bay offers beachfront vacation rentals.
A historic Inn and Steakhouse located in the heart of Paso Robles wine country.
Gateway to Solvang and Wine Country - located just off Highway 101.
You're invited to the Central Coast and with that invitation comes all the relaxation and adventure you desire in perfect harmony.
Located in the heart of Solvang, it is steps away from shops, bakeries, art galleries, wine-tasting rooms and, restaurants.
Camping, hiking, rock climbing, and caving among these dramatic rock formations.
Long white beaches, spectacular views and loads of activities.
All-suite oceanfront family hotel set atop the bluffs in Pismo Beach.
Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay, AAA Four Diamond and Silver LEED®-EB certified hotel.
The 4 Time Ramada Worldwide Award Winning Ramada Limited Santa Barbara beckons both business and leisure travelers.
Refuge is America's 1st Co-ed Relaxation Spa
Your Host to the Central Coast. Unique tours, activities and special events.
Centrally located between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara and nestled among beautifully manicured grounds, the Residence Inn by Marriott at River Ridge offers something for everyone.
Quaint hotel located off hwy 101, free parking, coffee, pool, pet friendly.
A fun choice in Pismo Beach beachfront hotels, Sandcastle Inn spoils guests with direct beach access and endless amenities.
Located within walking distance to California Polytechnic University and beautiful downtown San Luis Obispo
Just steps to the Pacific. 6 mi. to Hearst Castle. Outside activities. Fireplaces. Groups & families welcome.
Experience the quintessential California vacation in Santa Cruz County!
The Santa Maria Valley boasts world-famous barbecue, agriculture and arts.
An authentic yet sophisticated AAA 4-diamond luxury wine country Inn located in the heart of Santa Ynez near some of the valleys most prominent wineries.
Oceanfront accommodations on the sand in Pismo Beach
Join us at Sea Otter Inn and explore Cambria, San Luis Obispo and Big Sur
Iconic Pismo Beach hotel with retro-chic design and amazing ocean views.
A Four-Diamond Luxury Resort On Monterey Bay-located 9 miles south of Santa Cruz
Resort on the Beach. Rooms have fireplaces and most a private balcony hot tub.
The Santa Barbara Wine Country is at our doorstep and Solvang is in the backyard
A secluded, luxury boutique hotel in the heart of historic Santa Barbara.
Spyglass Inn invites you to an oceanfront experience designed to help you relax at every turn.
Stay 10 minutes from Downtown Santa Barbara, beaches, UCSB and Goleta!
The Wayfarer is your doorway into unforgettable experiences of culture and flavor, an affordable haven with much to offer.
Luxury in Downtown Carmel with Ocean views and Breakfast buffet
The Upham Hotel is the oldest continuously operating hotel in Southern Californa
Located on the picturesque Monterey Peninsula, The Vagabond Inn Monterey is walking distance to Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey Conference Center and Downtown.
Ventura Harbor, where visitors can relax in a sun kissed oceanfront playground.
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Ventura-A relaxed escape in a spectacular coastal setting.