Madonna Inn

100 Madonna RoadSan Luis Obispo93405USA
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About Madonna Inn

Madonna Inn, located in San Luis Obispo, is known internationally for its 110 uniquely decorated guestrooms and generally whimsical atmosphere.

A wide variety of room sizes and options are offered, from two double-beds in a single room to a three-­room suite with six beds in total. Each room is individually decorated and contains a variety of features depending on the room's theme, but all include bathrooms, flat-screen T.V.s, and ironing boards.

Hotel amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, free hotel and restaurant parking, and a free copy of the local newspaper.

Madonna Inn includes two on­site restaurants, the Gold Rush Steak House and the Copper Cafe, along with the Silver Bar Cocktail Lounge, the Madonna Bakery and the Terrace Pool Bar.

Located only a few miles from downtown San Luis Obispo, Madonna Inn provides easy access to city attractions, and occasionally hosts events itself, such as an annual Oktoberfest.


100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405, USA
Telephone: +1(800)5439666 | Fax: +1(805)5431800 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business center
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Massage
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Whimsical Wonder.

Madonna Inn is well­-known for its fantasy design and architecture, with unique layouts and themes for each guestroom, as well as each common area in the hotel. Guests hold high praise for the detail of the rock and wood carvings adorning the rooms, in addition to the overall impact of the design, which guests find to be very charming.

Plentiful Dining.

Patrons have expressed an appreciation for the variety and quality of food available at Madonna Inn. Gold Rush Steak House in particular has been praised both for the high quality of their meals as well as the gratuitous quantities afforded by each dish option.

Fantastic Staff.

Guests traditionally have a good opinion of hotel staff, who have been reported as helpful, extremely courteous, and typically exemplifying the same zany sense of fun as the furnishings of the hotel itself.

Negative Reviews

Decrepit Furnishings.

Some guests have criticized the age of the amenities in Madonna Inn, specifically focusing on the condition of the beds, which often have protruding springs. The general appearance and function of the whimsical decorations, which sometimes look tired and dated, have also incurred complaints.

Inadequate Accessibility.

It has been noted by some patrons that the handicap-­accessible facilities of Madonna Inn are in need of a renovation, such as leaks in the bathrooms, poor construction and maintenance in the shower area, and issues with the furnishings impeding movement.

Unclean Accommodatons.

Some guests have complained about the cleanliness of the rooms, including suspicious stains on couches and bedspreads, general untidiness in regards to linens and curtains, and a variety of foul odors permeating a number of suites.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 2420 reviews across the web
8.8 /10
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    10 /10
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    8.3 /10
8.8 out of 10 based on 2420 reviews