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Room type

Economy Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Room (Rock Shower)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Room (Rock Waterfall)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Multiple Room Standard

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Junior Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Suite (Rock Room)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)

Deluxe Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Luxury Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Economy Room, Multiple Bedrooms

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Suite, 2 Bedrooms (One Bath)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Suite, 3 Bedrooms (Two Bath)

Max Occupancy: 7 guests (up to 6 children, 6 infants)

A world renowned destination

Redefining unique

A timeless elegance and whimsical décor is experienced in the 110 individually decorated guestrooms, each with a distinct theme, color and one-of-a-kind furnishings, and located near downtown San Luis Obispo.

A relaxing escape

Enjoy a luxurious, celestial day spa, two restaurants, bakery, cocktail lounge, beach-entry pool, two Jacuzzis, hilltop pool bar & fitness room, tennis & basketball courts and onsite horseback riding & hiking.

Beauty and comfort

Spacious smoke-free guestrooms, beautiful bathrooms, pillow-top mattresses, LCD televisions, luxurious bathrobes and spa toiletries are some of the luxurious in-room amenities that complete your stay.

At your hotel

At your hotel

A place where traditions begin. Nestled over 1,000 pristine acres of rolling hills, with sweeping views of San Luis Obispo, the Madonna Inn was established in 1958 as a unique retreat between Los Angeles and San Francisco, and has become an international landmark destination. Ideally located in the heart of Central Coast Wine Country, Madonna Inn’s unique guestrooms, resort-style amenities, and multitude of activities makes it a traveler’s oasis. Memorable experiences at Madonna Inn extend well beyond your accommodations. Whether you prefer dining in the timeless elegance of the Alex Madonna’s Gold Rush Steak House, or perusing the fabulous Shops at Madonna Inn, or saddling up for an onsite horseback ride, or indulging in a relaxing massage at The Spa, your experience is both familiar and an unexpected delight.

  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Concierge services
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 4
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Picnic area
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Fitness facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 110
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Smoke-free property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Express check-out
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Garden
  • Poolside bar
  • Conference center
  • Year Built 1958
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • 24-hour business center
  • Train station pickup (complimentary)
  • Spa services on site
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

In your room

  • Premium bedding
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Free local calls
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bathrobes
  • Satellite TV service
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
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Eat and drink

Alex Madonna's Gold Rush Steak House

Set against a backdrop of whimsical elegance, this unforgettable dining experience is renowned as much for its incredible menu, as its spectacular pink and gold décor. Indulge in a delicious oak-pit-barbecued steak, fresh seafood, chicken or vegetarian entrees.

A superb wine list, world famous desserts, and nightly entertainment are just some of the reasons the Alex Madonna's Gold Rush Steak House was awarded the “Open Table Diner’s Choice Award” again in 2013 by diners who rated it the best restaurant for Best Ambiance, Best Overall and Best Service.

Copper Café

The famous Copper Café is popular with tourists and locals alike for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, all served in a continental atmosphere. Elaborate woodcarvings, red leather seats, and hand-painted walls create a memorable, unique experience.

Madonna Bakery

Adjacent the Copper Café, enjoy delicious, daily baked world famous cakes, pies, pastries and breads. All are homemade with the finest ingredients. Not to be missed French cream puffs, cinnamon pull-aparts and variety of delightful cookies.

Pool Bar

With sweeping views of San Luis Obispo, guests enjoy fun and flirty poolside cocktails and snacks. Made to order favorites include pizzas, wraps and fruit platters.

Silver Bar Cocktail Lounge

Elegantly set against a backdrop of hand-carved wooden details and stained glass windows, this intimate atmosphere, is ideally located adjacent the Alex Madonna’s Gold Rush Steak House. Enjoy your favorite cocktail or bottle of wine and appetizers with evening, live music Thursday–Monday.

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The Natural Splendor of the Central Coast

The celebrated beauty of the Central Coast comes alive at Madonna Inn, with a multitude of exciting activities for the entire family or your romantic escape.

For a truly memorable adventure, enjoy a scenic horseback trail ride. Madonna Inn’s 2,200 pristine acres make this the premier trail riding experience on the Central Coast, perfect for novices and experienced riders alike.

Whether hiking, biking, jogging or bird watching, the many paths and trails surrounding the Madonna Inn make for an ideal way to immerse yourself in the beauty of the landscape.

Our gorgeous hilltop, beach-entry pool offers sweeping views of San Luis Obispo and the surrounding mountains. Also, found in the pool area are two fabulous Jacuzzis and a state-of-the-art fitness room, equipped with cardiovascular equipment, weight training equipment and physio balls.

Playful, hot pink, regulation size tennis and basketball courts are among the resort amenities guests cherish. As a fun way to explore the area, a paved bike and walking path connects Madonna Inn to historic downtown San Luis Obispo.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
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  • Number of treatment rooms 6
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

The fine print for Madonna Inn

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

This hotel enforces a strict year-round, no-parties policy.

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Special policies:

This hotel enforces a strict year-round, no-parties policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

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Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • Resort fee: USD 15.00 per accommodation, per night
Hotel resort fee inclusions (may be listed elsewhere in this description as complimentary or available for a surcharge):
  • Pool access
  • Spa tub access
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shuttle service
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Self parking
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. This property offers transfers from the airport and train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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