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Los Padres Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1575 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
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Ranked #20 of 31 hotels in San Luis Obispo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Danville, California
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a convenient and affordable hotel in SLO , this is a good choice. Rooms are clean, bed is comfortable and the hotel is easy to find. There is even a coffee shop adjacent to Los Padres to help you jumpstart your day's adventures. I've stayed here twice and will stay again!

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I think a lot of the negative reviews stem from people who paid high prices on some "special" Cal Poly weekend and/or who are used to more Four-Seasons-y accomodation. I use tripadvisor a lot to find basic, non-chain motels and hotels when I am road-tripping. For that purpose, this place was great. I stayed here for one night when there... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Drove in late and were given a nice room at a great rate. We were delighted to wake up and find a lovely town with good shops and cafés within easy reach and so had a tasty bagel and good cup of leaf tea under the orange tree in the courtyard/car park of the motel. Friendly, accommodating staff.

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Hudson Valley, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Stopped into San Luis Obispo without a reservation on our way south to Anaheim. Worst thing was it was parents weekend at Cal Poly and most hotel rooms were booked. We checked at the Holiday Inn because TripAdvisor app said there were rooms for $119 but when we got there they only had one room for $191. We moved on.... More

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los angeles
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

The motel is definitely older but I knew that going in. This establishment is pretty close to the 101 so getting in and out wasn't a problem. Plus, there are many restaurants that are easily accessible by walking so I think this place was good for a short visit.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

OMG. By far the worst motel I've ever seen. Based on the earlier review we booked here. So overpriced for such a crappy place. Dirty, run down, noisy, paper thin walls, disgusting bathroom. Do not book and waste your money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

Room was small but plenty for me by myself. Within walking distance of some nice restaurants. Car ports made me feel secure because vehicle isn't visible from road. Shower heads were only about shoulder height but I'm pretty tall.

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Vancouver BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

"Slo" as the Californians call this gem of a town--not referring to anything negative about it, but it is easier to say! It is my very favourite corner of the world. Fantastic beach. I well remember the huge fireplace on a wet and windy day, and the great, friendly service by the staff.

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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

When we booked a room we thought it looked like a small hotel just nice enough to spend the night on our way to Los Angeles. What we found was a small room, with dirty old carpets and a not very inviting bathroom. To make it worse it's not cheap. I'd definetely not recommend staying there.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Paid $240 for one weekend night, room was not as pictured online, small, dirty, dingy, bathroom was smaller than closet, a real rip-off. Quite a bit further walk to center of downtown, stay away from this place there are much better options on the same street

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Also Known As:
Los Padres Hotel San Luis Obispo
Los Padres Hotel
Address: 1575 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
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Ranked #20 of 31 hotels in San Luis Obispo
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Hotel Class:2 star — Los Padres Motel 2*
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