Salty Sister: Where to Stay in Morro Bay, CA

Are you looking for the best hotel in Morro Bay, CA with ocean front views? I stayed at Salty Sister at Morro Rock. This new Morro Bay boutique hotel is ideal for family vacations or romantic beach holidays. This Salty Sister Morro Bay hotel review should answer all your questions for what to expect while vacationing by Morro Rock on California’s central coast.

Morro Rock sunset from Salty Sister Hotel in Morro Bay, California.
Sunset at Morro Rock in Morro Bay, California. Photo © Nancy D. Brown

Salty Sister: Morro Bay, CA Hotel Review

If you haven’t visited this California Central Coast beach town in awhile, there are plenty of things to do in Morro Bay. My husband and I prefer staying at boutique hotels when we travel. Why do we like boutique hotels? They tend to be more intimate experiences, have beautiful interior design features and great floor plans. The Salty Sister Morro Bay hotel exceeded our expectations for an upscale California beach vacation.

The Salty Sister is a Morro Bay boutique hotel that is ideal for small groups or couples. The 5,000 square foot beach house is divided into 6 individual suites. Guests may rent the entire hotel and enjoy the open floor plan, with connecting suites, or reserve single suites. Whatever you choose, the Salty Sister hotel couldn’t be situated in a better location.

Neutral colored sofa and 2 chairs in the living room, lead into open kitchen at Salty Sisters hotel in Morro Bay.
Salty Sister Morro Bay hotel living room. Photo © Nancy D. Brown

Morro Rock Oceanfront 

If you want water views and easy access to the beach, this Morro Bay boutique hotel is what you are looking for. Salty Sister hotel is literally across the street from Morro Rock and the Pacific Ocean and next door to the Maritime Museum.

Guests will be able to walk to the Embarcadero, beaches, farmers market and local restaurants, including Giovanni’s Fish Market. My recommendation is to pick up fresh fish and grill on the barbecue right from your private deck.

Rustic wood dining room table, bench seats, nautical chandelier over table, opens to living room at Salty Sister Hotel.
Beach house entertaining on California’s central coast. Photo © Nancy D. Brown

Salty Sister Boutique Hotel

As I mentioned previously, Salty Sister hotel offers flexibility when it comes to hotel rooms. We stayed in The Flagship, a beautiful one bedroom suite with oceanfront views of Morro Rock from the living room, dining room and kitchen.

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Our suite included a king bed with high-end linen of neutral tones, a large dresser, matching end tables with nautical-themed lamps, a closet and 65″ Smart TV. The separate bathroom was plenty large and included a walk-in shower with natural stone on the floor. Costco size shampoo and conditioner were in each shower. There are no bathtubs in the beach house.

Rose petals, shaped in a heart, are arranged on the bedspread in Spinnaker suite at Salty Sister Hotel.
There are 6 suites in this boutique hotel. Photo © Nancy D. Brown

The living room is an open floor plan with high wood beamed ceilings and hardwood floors throughout the 5,000 beach house. The dining rooms flows into the kitchen with plenty of natural light. We liked the well-stocked kitchen with new LG appliances, including a full-sized refrigerator, dish washer, stove top and microwave oven.

View of Morro Rock and sea shells from Salty Sister hotel living room in California.
View of Morro Rock from Salty Sister Spinnaker suite living room. Photo © Nancy D. Brown

Salty Sister hotel insider tips:

Rates start at $400 per night with a 2 night minimum. The Morro Rock boutique hotel was designed with large group gatherings in mind. The hotel suites open up to one another, or may be locked off, as needed. When open, Salty Sister hotel makes a 5,000 square foot beach house with 6 master suites, 2 kitchens with dishes, silverware and cooking utensils. Additionally 2 kitchenettes, game rooms, 2 laundry centers and private deck complete the house.

It should be noted that access to the roof top deck is via suites 2 & 3. You’ll want to rent Spinnaker Suite if you want access to the roof top deck for those Morro Rock views at sunset.

Cinnamon roll and coffee on the hotel rooftop with a view of Morro Rock, across the street.
Cinnamon roll and coffee on the rooftop deck across from Morro Rock. Photo © Nancy D. Brown

If you are looking for Morro Bay things to you’ll find everything from kayaking and bike riding to where to dine in my Morro Bay blog post. If you don’t want to make breakfast while staying at Salty Sister, walk right next door to Frankie and Lolas Front Street Cafe. They have the best cinnamon rolls!

If You Go:

Salty Sister Hotel (805) 900-6000

1170 Front Street

Morro Bay, California 93442

Salty Sister Morro Bay hotel review, all photography and YouTube video by travel writer Nancy D. Brown. I was a guest of Seven Sisters Vacation Rentals, however all opinions are my own.

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