Nestled on over 1,000 pristine acres of rolling hills, Madonna Inn is world renowned for its timeless elegance and whimsical appeal. Established in 1958 as a unique retreat between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Madonna Inn is ideally located in the heart of Central Coast Wine Country and minutes from historic, downtown San Luis Obispo. Our distinct guestrooms, resort-style amenities, and multitude of activities and experiences make this a traveler’s oasis. Enjoy the celebrated beauty of the Central Coast with onsite horseback riding, tennis, hiking and swimming. Indulge in an exquisite dinner at Alex Madonna’s Gold Rush Steak House, with evening live music or spend a relaxing afternoon at our celestial day spa, with an adjacent, gorgeous beach-entry pool. The Shops at Madonna Inn offer the finest in custom jewelry, men’s and women’s styles and trends, and a collection of signature Madonna Inn apparel, gifts and souvenirs. Stop by our world famous bakery, making daily cookies, European pastries, renowned cakes and pies.