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The Best Central Coast Hotels

FogCatcher Inn in Cambria, one of the Top 10 Boutique Hotels on California's Central Coast

Find the Top Hotels in the Central Coast

Our top ten hotel lists for Central Coast, California, will help you find the perfect overnight destination for your traveling needs. Reserve a room at a great price at one of the best hotels in the city overall or by a particular category, such as top value hotels on the Central Coast.

An exterior view of the intimate On the Beach Bed and Breakfast, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Central Coast Romantic Hotels

Search for Hotels in Central Coast
View GAYOT's hotel search tool and picks for the Top 10 Hotels in Central Coast, as well as ratings, photos and booking information for each.

Central Coast Hotel Ratings
Check out GAYOT's hotel ratings for Central Coast, and find the properties that offer the basics and those that provide pure luxury.

Bed & Breakfasts
Why stay at a large resort when you can get the comforts of home from an intimate B&B? Check out GAYOT's top 10 in Central Coast.

Boutique Hotels
For those interested in more personalized service and style, GAYOT has compiled a list of hotels that fits your style.

Business Hotels
Business-minded travelers will be interested in this list of the most convenient properties that cater to those on the go.

Romantic Hotels
Looking for that romantic getaway with a loved one? Here are GAYOT's choices for the best options to spend some quality time with the person of your choice.

Value Hotels
Looking for an affordable getaway? GAYOT has spent the time and crunched the numbers to come up with the places that offer you the most bang for your buck.


Stately room at Inn Paradiso in Paso Robles, California Inn Paradiso

Relish a countryside escape at a small hilltop cottage.

975 Mojave Ln.
Paso Robles, CA 93446


Bedroom at Beach Bungalow Inn & Suites in Morro Bay, California Beach Bungalow Inn & Suites

A renovated inn with a retro exterior and modern interior in scenic Morro Bay.

1050 Morro Ave.
Morro Bay, CA 93442

Avila Beach in California's Central Coast

California's Central Coast comprises a relaxed stretch starting north of Los Angeles and reaching just below San Francisco. With no major cities to disturb the peace, this quiet region offers an unhurried pace of life with escapes to the countryside and many gorgeous beaches. Stunning coastal views, majestic trees at Big Sur, historic missions, Hearst Castle, hundreds of wineries and the scenic Highway 1 are only a few of the region's attractions.

Ready to visit the Central Coast? Check out our travel guide


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