Santa Barbara and the Central Coast Hotels



Madonna Inn


At a Glance


  • fun, one-of-a-kind experience


  • rooms vary widely
  • must appreciate kitsch

Madonna Inn Review

From its rococo bathrooms to its pink-on-pink froufrou steak house, the Madonna Inn is fabulous or tacky, depending on your taste. In several faux-Swiss buildings arrayed on a hillside, rooms are each unique, to say the least: Rock Bottom is all stone; the Safari Room is decked out in animal skins. A property-wide renovation in 2008 updated baths (about half the rooms have auto-bidets) and interiors and added an infinity pool, exercise room, and day spa. A walking/bike path leads from the hotel to downtown San Luis Obispo, about a mile away.

    Hotel Details

  • 106 rooms, 4 suites.
  • Rate includes no meals.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 03-14-2013

Fodorite Reviews

Be the first to review this property


View more trip reports

View more travel discussions

· News & Features

View more blog stories