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2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1670 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Ranked #24 of 31 hotels in San Luis Obispo
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed a night here when visiting San Luis Obispo. No complaints, a very good experience! The hotel is very well located for a visit to the town and we walked from there to the Thursday night market and back and it was a great way to visit the town. The owner was very friendly, welcoming, and attentive and was a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Got a $50 room on price line. A bit dated but very clean and the trolley stop is very close. Checkin was a breeze and the owner very nice. A good micro brewery is a block up. Perfect for my wife and I to enjoy downtown so for a night.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We arrived around 1am and I felt so bad, we had to wake up the assistant at the front desk. He was very kind a d courteous, and sleepy. The room itself wasn't the most esthetic, but very clean and functional. I'm not that picky, so maybe that's why it did t read bother me. There just some cracks on... More

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Palm Springs, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The room was quite dated, and noisy. The wall shook every time someone's door closed within a hundred feet of your room. The $50 price tag is in line with what you get....and nothing more. The biggest upside to this place is there are several decent restaurants within a two minute walk. There are other, nicer options in that immediate... More

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Garden Grove, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We were greeted late evening by a very pleasant woman who showed us a cozy room and offered a good price. Nice to be taken care of! Enjoyed the small feel of the place and the quiet neighbors. Matched the town of San Luis Obispo. Could be a bit touched up inside the rooms for perfectionists, but totally adequate and... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Really good place for stayovers! Nice experience. Would recommend to others. Rooms are clean and hygienic. Service was good. The kid working on the desk showed me the way to downtown and recommended some good restaurants. Talked to him for a while and he was really friendly. Nice experience! Will be back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

They have a teenager kid as manager and this rude guy never know how to behave and talk with customers. I stayed there twice because everywhere else it was full. What they mentioned on website about their office hours is a lie. I checked in at 10.30 pm when office was closed and after a few minutes of bell hitting... More

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Grass Valley
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

Small motel undergoing exterior renovation in December 2011. Rooms are large with open beam high ceilings. Our room had a new shower with lots of hot water. 19 inch basic TV. Wall heater worked well. Much better than one of the largest chain motels we stayed in the night before in Carpenteria. Room was clean. Manager friendly. Good location close... More

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Paris, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011

Nice room, clean and big. Very old Indian men at the front desk, I was surprised someone so old still works, he barely speaks any English..breakfast non existant, just a biscuit that was aleready rotten and you have to go to the reception and ask for it! Location not so great but OK. Free parking on the site, that's good... More

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

Room 20 was filthy! The furniture had black fingerprints and goop all over it. Half the lights were broken or missing bulbs. It was awful! However, the couple we were staying with stayed in room 12 and it was definitely more acceptable and cleaner. I won't stay in this hotel again.

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Address: 1670 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Villa Motel 2*
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14 units 2 stories exterior corridors. Bath: combo or shower only. Free high speed wireless internet. Free parking on site. All rooms with refrigerator, coffee maker & hairdryer. Some rooms with microwaves. Outside pool. Complimentary breakfast. Close to downtown & Calpoly. Walking distance to restaurants. ... more   less 
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