Petit Soleil Bed & Breakfast

1473 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
Innkeeper(s): John & Dianne Conner
  • Introduction

    Petit Soleil Bed & Breakfast - San Luis Obispo, CaliforniaWelcome to Petit Soleil Bed and Breakfast!

    Step inside the cobblestone courtyard and find yourself transported to the rustic charm and colors of Provence. We have both lived and traveled throughout Europe and have sought to recreate a feeling of European comfort and ease, with touches of whimsy, in our newly remodeled Bed et Breakfast. Freshly brewed coffee and a full gastronome breakfast will be served to you each morning in our inviting dining room, or in the sun filled back patio. Every evening you can relax and enjoy a tasting of Local and French wines paired with delectable appetizers. Petit Soleil, Bed et Breakfast, an unforgettable delight only five blocks from downtown San Luis Obispo, California.

    San Luis Obispo's famous Thursday Farmers' Market provides the freshest produce that make the breakfasts at Petit Soleil gourmet delights! You will be treated to the season's freshest fruit, homemade granola, fresh baked coffee cakes, biscotti and scones. In addition, we have daily specials - Quiches made with zucchini and parmesan cheese, leek and chevre or ham, cheddar and spring onion. There is Amaretto French Toast, Pumpkin Spice Pancakes and Toasted Almond Waffles. The menus are ever-changing and always delicious.

    Petit Soleil Bed & Breakfast dining areaPetit Soleil Bed & Breakfast farmer's market

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to John & Diane Conner for sharing their own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Our inn is quaint and charming and unlike any other hotel in the area. We serve a lovely selection of wines each evening paired with delicious nibbles. Our breakfasts make memories!

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Our attention to detail is extraordinary as are our employees. I most love all of our happy guests!

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    SLO is a happy, friendly and green "small town America". The wineries are stellar, fabulous places to hike and bike and fabulous restaurants.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    "This is the best hotel I have ever stayed in in my entire life” from a delightful 10 year old boy from Chicago this very morning!

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Hiking around Montana de Oro State Park

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    We have amazing wineries that can fill two whole days; the beaches are lovely - hiking, biking, shopping, and eating!

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    We are a 10 minute walk to Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, the center of SLO. Cal Poly State University is a 15 minute walk.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Korberl at Blue for a special evening, Sidecar, Novo, Luna Red, Ciopinot, Cafe Roma, Eureka - we are foodies! These are fabulous restaurants.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference? and

    How many rooms does your inn have?


    Do you accept pets?

    We love well behaved pets (and their owners). We bake special dog biscuits. Please bring pet bedding and never leave pets unattended.

  • Evening Wine Tasting: 5PM – 6:30PM

    Petit Soleil Bed & Breakfast wine tastingTaste a local wine, maybe a French wine or some of our favorites from Central Coast of California paired with light appetizers. Each evening we prepare a selection of hors d'oeuvres to compliment our wines. We use locally grown produce from farmer's market, various cheeses, fresh-pressed olive oil and homemade breads.

    "Wine brings to light the hidden secrets of the soul, gives being to our hope, bids the coward fight, drives dull cares away, and teaches new means for the accomplishments of our wishes." - Horace, Epistles

  • Amenities

    Petit Soleil Bed & Breakfast bathroomEach of our fifteen rooms has been uniquely appointed with colors reminiscent of Provence and with touches of whimsy. The names are just a hint of what you will find inside each room. One thing they all do share is comfort and a wonderful night’s rest.

    All our rooms are non-smoking and include the following:

    • Private baths
    • L'Occitane products
    • TV's in cabinets
    • AM/FM/CD players
    • Free local phone calls
    • High speed internet (Wireless and cat 5)
    • And much more
  • Attractions

    Distances to Major Attractions

    • Downtown - 4 Blocks
    • Cal Poly - 1/2 mile
    • Cuesta College - 7 miles
    • Avila Beach - 10 miles
    • Montano De Oro State Park - 12 miles
    • Hearst Castle - 45 miles
    • Cal Poly Performing Arts - 1/2 miles