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Join the Academy Palomar Apartment Community | Sept 2019

Welcome to The Academy Palomar, a beautiful way to enjoy stylish Cal Poly off-campus housing! This exciting new apartment community features all the comforts and luxury you need to make the most of your educational experience. Each of our lovingly designed studio, 4, or 5-bedroom modern garden-style apartments come fully-furnished and fully loaded with unbelievable amenities and perks, from in-unit washers and dryers to your very own 50” HDTV in each living room. At The Academy Palomar, you can enjoy our Sanford Club House where you’ll find an outdoor patio with a fire pit, games and multiple serenity courtyards, complimentary coffee bar before you make the morning trip to campus, which is just a few blocks away from your doorstep, your very own 24-hour fitness center, study space, conference room and more.

Enjoy all that beautiful San Luis Obispo has to offer with an ideal location that puts you close to The Academy Chorro and Cal Poly campus. Why settle for regular SLO apartments when you can thrive at the Academy Palomar? Experience the difference and check out our San Luis Obispo housing floor plans today!

Fully-Furnished Off-Campus Student Apartments

We’ve redefined the standard of student living with luxurious amenities, inspired designs, and inviting communal spaces to guide you through your day. We offer an array of furnished floor plans, each crafted for a unique individual with an eye for luxury. Our apartment homes are fully furnished and come with the latest wireless high-speed internet up to 1 Gbps. If you are biking, walking or taking the bus to class, we have you covered. We have ample bike storage and a bike repair station on site, a bus stop right out front and only located minutes from campus. Enjoy the conveniences of living at The Academy Palomar.

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Thrive Where You Live

We’ve designed an atmosphere equipped with upscale student amenities and stylish design. Whether you’re cracking open a textbook in our lounge or playing billiards in our game room, you’ll discover comfort and convenience at The Academy Palomar.

Versatile SLO Apartments

Find the Right Floor Plan for You

At The Academy Palomar Apartments near Cal Poly SLO, we understand that one size does not necessarily fit all. Palomar lets you customize your off-campus housing experience with a unique variety of floor plans, from a functional and efficient studio space, or to a busier lifestyle in our 4, or 5-bedroom cottage-style options. No matter what floor plan you choose, you’ll be sure to find plenty of space and privacy to get your work done, unwind, and enjoy your surroundings! If you don’t have a roommate, no need to worry, we provide roommate matching services and individual leases.

Each of our gorgeous apartments near Cal Poly SLO features hardwood-style flooring, luxury interior finishes, gourmet kitchens, and full furnishings, so you have much to look forward to. Rest easy! You can officially put an end to your search for Cal Poly SLO housing. Off-campus living at The Academy Palomar is the way to go! We can’t wait to welcome you to our community. Give us a call to set up a tour today!

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Price listed below is per person.

Cal Poly Apartments with Impressive Amenities

Kick Back and Relax

Who doesn’t love a little something extra for their off-campus living student housing? San Luis Obispo’s The Academy Palomar, we wanted to make daily life extraordinary with our sought-after perks and amenities package. Our Cal Poly apartments feature multiple options for maximum relaxation from serenity courtyards to our outdoor lounge with fire pit and seating. Imagine access to our resident clubhouse, which features a fully equipped fitness center with a cardio and weight room, a study hall with private rooms, and a complimentary coffee bar. We also have a foosball table and an entertainment zone!

Come home from school and enjoy our hassle-free, on-site parking, and enjoy all the amazing benefits of our Academy Palomar community. We’d like to think we struck the right balance between luxury, fun, and relaxation, all so you can focus on what matters most. What are you waiting for? Give us a call to discuss options and reserve your Palomar apartment for 2019!

Apartment Amenities

  • Studio, 4 or 5 Bed Fully Furnished Garden-Style Apartments
  • Wired and Wireless Internet with Download and Upload Speeds up to 1 Gbps
  • 50” HDTV included in Each Living Room
  • In-unit Washer and Dryer
  • Luxury Interior Finishes and Gourmet Kitchens
  • Quartz Countertops with Under-Mount Sink
  • Stainless Steel, Energy-Efficient Appliances
  • Hardwood-style Flooring
  • Individually Leased | Leased by the Bed
  • Fully Furnished with Stylish Couch, Love Seat, Entertainment Center, Coffee & End Tables, Bar Stools, Full-size Bed, Dresser, Armoire, Desk & Ergonomic Chair
  • Modern Tiled Bathroom Showers with Glass Enclosure
  • Roommate Matching Available

Community Amenities

  • Separate Clubhouse Lounge with: Foosball, Entertainment Space with High Top Party Tables, Free Coffee Bar with Starbucks Coffee, Fitness Center with Cardio Center and Weight Room, Multiple Group Study Rooms, Study Hall Center, and Separate Conference Rooms
  • Complimentary 24/7 cloud printing from your phone, app, computer, portal or email. All you need to do is: Select, send, authenticate, print and go.
  • On-site Parking
  • Open Courtyard with Seating
  • Outdoor Lounge with Fire Pit and Games
  • Garden-Style Apartments

Convenient and Central San Luis Obispo Housing

Stay Close to the Action at Palomar

Nestled right in between the Cal Poly campus, the Mill Street Historic District, and downtown SLO, Palomar offers idyllic apartments near Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a convenient location next to popular attractions. Nature lovers can enjoy a plethora of nearby hiking trails, as well as the beautiful Santa Rosa Park. Many local haunts for late night grub are on hand, such as Blaze Pizza, Five Guys, and SLO Donut Co. Enjoy a movie at the Downtown Centre Cinemas, shopping at the Farmers Market, or cultural offerings at the Fremont Theater or the Museum of Art. Schedule your visit with us today!

Get Directions
71 Palomar Avenue, San Luis Obispo CA 93405
  • Campus
    Alex G Spanos Stadium
    1 Grand Ave
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Cal Poly Lower Sports Complex Field
    E Creek Rd
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Cal Poly Rec Center
    101-113 Longview Lane
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Cal Poly Tech Health Services
    1 Grand Ave
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Cal Poly University Store
    1 Grand Ave
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Medical Center

    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Mott Gym
    1 Grande Ave
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Muir Hall
    1 Grand Avenue
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Mustang News
    1 Grand Ave #226
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Dining & Drinks
    Blackhorse Bakery
    796 Foothill Blvd
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Blaze Pizza
    892 Foothill Blvd
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Five Guys
    763 E Foothill Blvd
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Jamba Juice
    17 Chorro Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Milestone Tavern
    972 Foothill Blvd
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Panda Express
    789 Foothill Blvd
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Scout Coffee
    880 Foothill Blvd
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    SLO Donut Co.
    793F Foothill Blvd
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Starbucks
    17 Chorro Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • Shopping
    Ambiance Clothing Boutique
    737 Higuera Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Barnes and Nobles
    894 Marsh Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    California Fresh Market SLO
    771 Foothill Blvd
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    Central Coast Surfboards
    855 Marsh Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Express
    887 Higuera Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Patrick James Men's Sho
    641 Higuera Street, Suite #100
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Ruby Rose
    1235 Monterey Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Turn to Natures
    786 Higuera Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Resident Services Designed for You

At Palomar, we cater to all our residents. You can conveniently log in to your resident portal to make rent payments online or schedule maintenance. Contact our office today to learn more about our resident services. Follow us on social media as well to learn more on our construction updates and leasing specials!

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Questions? We Have Answers

Curious about life at The Academy Palomar? Check here to learn more about exceptional student living in our luxurious community.

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22 Chorro Street, San Luis Obispo, CA

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