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Budget Inn SLO Cal Poly

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1001 Olive Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 (Formerly Rodeway Inn)
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Ranked #30 of 31 hotels in San Luis Obispo
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Carlsbad, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place was a dump. We stayed here because someone else made our reservation without looking at it, quite a few months ago in advance of a graduation, and we were stuck with this not having any choice since everything else was booked up. And to add insult to injury, we paid over $200 a night with a two night... More

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San jose
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

For $300/night, we walked into a room that smelled like something died, there was what could only be compared to a dried tampon in the toilet, along with massive clumps of hair in the shower. Do you think the room was cleaned?!? Avoid this place if possible. It would be better to go to Walmart and get a tent to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Well it was a last minute stay. We were driving around and noticed it. Got the room $200 for one night! 2 queen beds. Kitchen. AC did not work they had to bring in a fan. No trash can. Thankfully California weather is cool. I wouldn't recommend it in the future unless there is no other place to stay at... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I didn't expect much being it was a budget inn but it is a bit below par. Very noisy in the am. The toiletries that come in the room are the cheapest you can find. One day we didn't even get room service. One positive thing is a great location for walking to food places and close to and easy... More

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Me and my wife decided to stay here for a night and spend the extra money on beer and food! It certainly wasn't luxury, but it was clean, comfortable and had everything you need and expect for $30! It's $30!

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Rowland Heights, California
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

OMG, I don't even know where to start. I also wish I would have read the reviews first before I made an on line reservation. We were afraid that since it was the time of year for holiday travel, we wouldn't be able to find a room when we arrived in San Luis Obispo. Sad to say, there are LOTS... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

We only reason we picked this place was because it was our half way point to San Fransisco and needed a place to sleep. After we got into the room and lay down about 3 in the morning we heard so much noise outside. We did not know what was all the noise was about but it kept us up... More

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arizona
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

I wish I had read these reviews first. This an obviously old property, they tried sprucing it up. Everything in our room was very nice, but that was the only thing going for this place. We were on the second floor, the floor squeaked when you walked on it. The next room's door squeaked very loudly, every time that knucklehead... More

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

I'll never go back to this ashamed hotel again and will not recommend it to anyone either. The room is filthy, the so called "breakfast" is nothing more than some packaged pastries. Oh by the way, if the orange juice or coffee is empty, the owner will ask you to help him to get or make a new one. I... More

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Los Angeles
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

I don't understand what everyone is complaining about. My brother and I stayed here last week and it was great. There were problems, as mentioned, but some people really need to lighten up. I had a good laugh reading someone's description of the Rodeway as a "third world experience". Pretty awesome. It was worth the price I paid and I... More

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Address: 1001 Olive Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 (Formerly Rodeway Inn)
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Budget Inn SLO Cal Poly 2*
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San Luis Obispo Rodeway Inn

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