Unique Central Coast Hotels

Pacific Ocean - MontereyDiscover the best Central Coast hotels. Spend a night or two at unique hotels located along California’s central coast. Enjoy stunning ocean scenery.

We are eager to recommend these fabulous hotels located along California’s central coast. We’ve enjoy our own wine tasting getaways that included stays at these unique accommodations.

The natural beauty of California’s Central Coast is perfect for a special getaway. Enjoy all that the coast has to offer and unique accommodations at the same time. It’s had to think of a more beautiful place to vacation. These Central Coast hotels are all unique and fabulous.

Central Coast Hotels Blue Whale Inn
The Blue Whale Inn in Cambria is an absolutely delightful wine country bed and breakfast. It’s located near the Paso Robles wineries. You will love the ocean views, seaside walking trails, and lovely wine country accommodations. The stunning views will turn your vacation into a romantic getaway.

El Capitan

We thoroughly enjoyed the “luxury camping” available at El Capitan Resort. These unique wine country accommodations let you experience being close to nature. However, you won’t need to sacrifice the conveniences of home. We highly recommend El Capitan Canyon for your next wine country vacation.

Highlands Inn CarmelPamper yourself with an overnight stay at the luxurious Highlands Inn Carmel located on Hwy. 1 just south of Carmel. Perched on the hillside overlooking the ocean, this Central Coast hotel has dramatic ocean views. It’s hard to imagine a view being more perfect than this.

The Madonna Inn San Luis Obispo

Enjoy one of the 110 uniquely themed rooms at the Madonna Inn. It is located just south of San Luis Obispo. This charming resort will make for a memorable getaway. It’s the perfect location for wine tasting at the many wineries in the area. If you don’t have time for an overnight stay, drop in for a great breakfast.

The Pickford House CambriaThe Pickford House – Cambria Vacation Rental
You’ll love this huge mansion located amongst the wine country of California’s Central Coast. Book the entire 9 bedroom home exclusively for your group. It holds up to 29 persons for an amazingly low nightly rate. It’s perfect for our wine enthusiast friends! This delightful mansion is uniquely decorated with a 1920’s film star theme.

Seascape ResortSeascape Resort
is a fabulous resort in the Santa Cruz Mountains Wine region. It’s just a short drive north of Monterey. These fantastic ocean view accommodations overlook Monterey Bay in Aptos. Just what someone would want for a romantic winery getaway. You won’t be disappointed staying at this central coast hotel. The scenic beauty of this setting is breathtaking. Wine tasting is nearby in Santa Cruz or to the south in Monterey.

Simpson HouseSimpson House Inn
Simpson House is a Santa Barbara bed and breakfast that is rated 5 Diamonds by AAA. It’s a lovely setting in which to relax. Spend some time lounging in the beautiful gardens. Each evening you are treated to appetizers and drinks. A delightful breakfast is served each morning. This is a highly recommended option for Central Coast hotels.

Sycamore Mineral SpringsSycamore Mineral Springs Resort
Sycamore Mineral Springs is located in the San Luis Obispo Wine Country. It is the perfect place to go when you want to be pampered. Every room has its own private jacuzzi with either hot mineral water or fresh water. This is a special place. Whenever I leave, I find myself already wanting to come back again.

Vision Quest, elephantVision Quest Safari Bed & Breakfast
Vision Quest is home to over 100 animals from around the world. You stay in a unique African style bungalow. You get to interact with the animals. Each bungalow is uniquely decorated. Each bungalow has a bathroom and a queen or king size bed. Beds are covered with a comfy down comforter. Animals visit you in the morning and evening. In fact a continental breakfast is delivered to your room accompanied by an elephant! Quite a unique Central Coast Hotel.

Be sure to check out hotels in California’s other wine regions:

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If you have stayed at any of these Central Coast hotels, please take a moment to tell us about your experiences in the comment area below. Thank you!