Convention Center1,858 sq. m
Guest Rooms9,000
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel196 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues126
Average Room Rate$150.00
Daily Food Cost$60.00
Occupancy Rate
Tax Rate13%



Meet in SLO CAL

With something for everyone―from foodies, wine-lovers and history buffs to outdoor enthusiasts and athletes―San Luis Obispo County (SLO CAL) makes an ideal setting for your next meeting. Conveniently located between San Francisco and Los Angeles, SLO CAL is easily reached by car, plane, train and bus. Meeting venues range from indoor to outdoor, large-scale to intimate, corporate to casual, and offer state-of-the-art technology, seasonally-based catering and other appealing amenities to make your meeting memorable and productive. Enjoy comfortable accommodations at full-service resorts, budget-friendly hotels, quaint bed & breakfasts nestled in the heart of wine country, modern vacation rentals and RV parks fully loaded with amenities. When you're not in meeting-mode, explore boundless access to beaches and unspoiled coastline. Opportunities to see wildlife and explore hiking and biking trails are plentiful. Sip and savor at over 250 wineries. Or, immerse yourselves in the craft brewery, distillery and cidery scene. Casual-to-fine dining, pro-level golf courses, the art and history of Hearst Castle―even eco-tourism activities― are all within minutes of any point in SLO CAL.

Need Dates

  • 09/02/201809/06/2018
  • 09/09/201809/13/2018
  • 09/16/201809/20/2018

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Distance from Airport

  • San Luis Obispo Regional Airport

    3.22 km from City Center

  • Santa Barbara Municipal Airport

    160.93 km from City Center

  • Monterey Regional Airport

    223.7 km from City Center


Local Attractions

Explore SLO CAL

Slow down in SLO CAL, where the good life unfolds moment by moment. Conveniently located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, this fertile playground boasts 315 days of sunshine per year and 80 miles/128 km of coastal playground to explore. Wineries, breweries, farm tours, California Mission history and rugged adventure await when you plan your SLO CAL trip today. Road trip, day trip, or settle in for a spell. With accommodations ranging from boutique hotels and bed and breakfasts to RV parks and cozy vineyard stays, you’ll savor the SLO life in style and comfort. If you’re ready to pull out of the fast lane, we’re ready for you. We’ll see you in SLO CAL, where every moment is too rich to rush.


Immerse yourself in a true SLO CAL experience, guided by the knowledge and know-how of talented tour companies. Follow skilled, local experts as they lead you on a variety of outdoor activities—kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, surfing, biking, fishing, hiking and more. For a delightful afternoon in SLO CAL, wine lovers, from beginner to enthusiast, can hop aboard a bus for a premier wine tour. For beer lovers, book a brewery tour to go behind-the-scenes at SLO CAL’s craft breweries. Tours can often be customized to fit your group’s interests, creating an unforgettable way to uniquely explore this exciting region.


Perfectly positioned between two of the nation’s most vibrant gastronomic hubs, San Francisco and Los Angeles, SLO CAL attracts many talented chefs and sommeliers. Its relaxed pace and access to authentic ingredients from the farm, ranch and ocean additionally make it a desirable location to dine. Comfy weather, good beer and jaw-dropping vistas enhance the ambiance even more. When you’re in SLO CAL, the only time you’ll hear your stomach growl is when you can’t decide what to choose.

Arts + Culture

SLO CAL's culture is as diverse as its landscapes, with cultural escapes ranging from art galleries, museums and studios to live concerts, Hearst Castle and two California Missions.

Outdoor Activies

Otherworldy sand dunes, rolling hills, rugged cliffs, canyons and beautiful preserved lands provide an outdoor lover's paradise. Land lover's will be hard-pressed to choose between hiking, biking, golfing, horseback riding, ziplining, ATV excursions and even sandboarding. Water dwellers will have their pick of kayaking, surfing, paddle boarding, sailing, fishing or boating. Find a world that's just your speed, in SLO CAL.


SLO CAL's 315 days of sunshine a year go beautifully with our 80 miles/128 km of pristine coastline ranging from dramatic cliffs to soft, sandy beaches.

Wine Tasting

Set in one of California's most bucolic and visually stunning regions, SLO CAL is home to three award-winning areas: Paso Robles AVA in the north, and Arroyo Grande and Edna Valley AVAs in the south. In all, there are over 250 wineries and 32,000 vineyard acres/12,950 hectares to enjoy.


Take home a bit of SLO CAL with the perfect memento. SLO CAL has shopping options to fit every taste—from on-trend shopping at the Pismo Beach Premium Outlets to funky, eclectic shops and boutiques. Discover even more local goodness by bringing home a sense of the SLO CAL pace of life with handmade soaps, lotions and other goods, or showcase the work of a local artist with a purchase from a gallery or art museum.


Additional Information

- 80 Mi/129 Km of Coastline - 220+ Hotels, Resorts and Inns - 80+ Unique B&Bs - 2,000 Vacation Rentals - Over 250 Wineries - 10 Golf Courses - 315 Days of Sunshine - 72 Degrees Fahrenheit/22 Degrees Celcius Year-Round


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