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Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center
3.5 out of 5
300 S Court St, Visalia, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £97 per night from 31 Oct to 1 Nov
12.96 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (921 reviews)

"The property was clean and neat. There was no coffee in the room to go with the coffee maker."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2020

Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center
Best Western Plus Yosemite Gateway Inn
2.5 out of 5
40530 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £103 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
73.26 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,407 reviews)

"Excellent value. The room was clean, the beds were comfortable, and the grounds are very pretty. We used this to stay the night before going to Yosemite. We did this just before the pandemic restrictions, so we were able to use the nice indoor hot tub and pool. It's located close to shops in town. ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2020

Best Western Plus Yosemite Gateway Inn
Yosemite Westgate Lodge
3 out of 5
7633 State Highway 120, Groveland, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £96 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
113.22 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (958 reviews)

"Close to Yosemite NP. No staff entered our room for 3 days. Fresh towels & bathroom needs can be taken from office. RV trailer parking available."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Yosemite Westgate Lodge

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Yosemite Southgate Hotel & Suites
2.5 out of 5
40644 Hwy 41, Oakhurst, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £97 per night from 10 Nov to 11 Nov
73.34 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,256 reviews)

"Clean, friendly, wonderful stay! Convenient Denny’s across the street and very quiet. Comfortable beds and convenient 12pm checkout"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

Yosemite Southgate Hotel & Suites
Allegretto Vineyard Resort Paso Robles
4.5 out of 5
2700 Buena Vista Dr, Paso Robles, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £209 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
102.88 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (959 reviews)

"The property was beautiful. The customer service was excellent. I have to thank Richard for making our stay even more exceptional. I will definitely come back."…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2020

Allegretto Vineyard Resort Paso Robles
Monterey Tides
3.5 out of 5
2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £173 per night from 10 Nov to 11 Nov
155.67 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (1,664 reviews)

"This is my favorite spot near Monterey. The view from rooms overlooking the water is exceptional. I only had a few issues during my stay. One was the lack of water glasses -- I had to request a glass so that I could make tea. The other problem I faced was the impolite, seemingly bothered, woman at ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2020

Monterey Tides
Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
3.5 out of 5
6001 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £111 per night from 3 Nov to 4 Nov
169.7 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (953 reviews)

"Staff is great at this location, very helpful and polite."…"

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2020

Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
4 out of 5
1122 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA
The price is £130 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
81.68 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,420 reviews)

"Beautiful facilities, very nice. I would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2020

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
Aloft Santa Clara
3 out of 5
510 America Center Ct, San Jose, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £90 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
175.84 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)

"Our second time staying here. Enjoyed it! Will be back!"…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Aloft Santa Clara
University Plaza Waterfront Hotel
3 out of 5
110 W Fremont St, Stockton, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £111 per night from 11 Nov to 12 Nov
163.86 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (1,737 reviews)

"The rooms are clean and nice. The courtyard is awesome :)"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2020

University Plaza Waterfront Hotel
Spyglass Inn
3 out of 5
2705 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £105 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
123.69 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (924 reviews)

"Didn’t like mask mandate, but everything else was great"…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2020

Spyglass Inn
Pacific Inn
2 out of 5
2332 North Fremont Street, Monterey, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £55 per night from 10 Nov to 11 Nov
155.41 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (940 reviews)

"It was nice & clean. It looked recently remodeled. The staff was very nice. Parking is limited & the lot is small...a little hard to maneuver for larger cars. Also it was a tad noisy at night, so if you're a light sleeper earplugs are a must."…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2020

Pacific Inn
Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages
3 out of 5
1150 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
159.8 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (1,017 reviews)

"Sliding window opens to park"…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2020

Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages
InterContinental the Clement Monterey
4.5 out of 5
750 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA
Free cancellation
The price is £149 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
158.05 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (958 reviews)

"Very unhappy that the property did not inform me of ALL HOTEL SERVICES being CLOSED due to Covid. There was not even any housekeeping or cleaning of rooms... And they charged the price as fully operational!"…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

InterContinental the Clement Monterey
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa
4.5 out of 5
1 Old Golf Course Rd, Monterey, CA
Free cancellation
The price is £157 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
156.61 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,959 reviews)

"Comfortable stay, very clean room nice facility recommend if your looking for a hotel to golf in"…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2020

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa
Cottage Inn By The Sea
3 out of 5
2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £113 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
122.82 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,181 reviews)

"My family and I really loved the hotel. It had a beautiful view and access to the beach. Location was perfect!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2020

Cottage Inn By The Sea
Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
3 out of 5
407 Broadway, Santa Cruz, CA
Free cancellation
The price is £130 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
168.46 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (938 reviews)

"Room was super clean and spacious. Easy check in and out."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Luis Obispo
3.5 out of 5
333 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £111 per night from 3 Nov to 4 Nov
118.64 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (913 reviews)

"Spacious and great location for a family with a toddler. Indoor pool was closed- it makes sense. Grab and go morning breakfast was descent"…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Luis Obispo
Madonna Inn
3.5 out of 5
100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £204 per night from 10 Nov to 11 Nov
118.48 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,347 reviews)

"I loved everything there, the food, the people, the pool,"…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Madonna Inn
Red Lion Hotel Monterey
3 out of 5
1425 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £74 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
157.92 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (949 reviews)

"My stay was great! The room was clean snd very spacious."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2020

Red Lion Hotel Monterey
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Where to stay in Central California

Find the best Central California areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about Central California

Visiting Central California

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Central California, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, must-see aquarium and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its sporting events, cafes and mountain views. Top sights in the city include General Sherman Tree, Save Mart Center and Fresno Art Museum.

  • There are 5750 hotels and other accommodation options in Central California
  • The closest major airport is in Visalia, CA (VIS-Visalia Municipal), 18.7 mi (30.1 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Fresno, CA (FAT-Fresno Yosemite Intl.), 45.1 mi (72.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Central California

Cultural venues in the city include Save Mart Center, Fresno Art Museum and Kern County Museum. Attractions like Dennis the Menace Park, Monterey Bay Aquarium and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like General Sherman Tree, Mission San Miguel and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa.

In San Jose, there are 5750 accommodation choices and hotels so you can easily plan your holiday getaway at an affordable rate. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Inn at Croad Vineyards - With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to a winery and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its location and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • J Patrick House Bed and Breakfast Inn - Our customers like the breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms at this B&B. This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.
  • The Casitas of Arroyo Grande - This 4-star bed & breakfast features an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and pool.

Other favourite sights in Central California include Forestiere Underground Gardens, Mariposa Grove and Mammoth Mountain.

Getting around Central California

With so many ways to get around, exploring Central California is easy. You can take advantage of metro transport at San Martin Caltrain Station, Morgan Hill Station and Santa Teresa Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Hanford Station, Corcoran Station or Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park Station.

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