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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 #25 of 31 hotels in San Luis Obispo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Chico, California
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We all think it is a very nice place , nothing extremely fancy but clean and comfy and less than $100 for the night, very worth the cost and would stay here again if ever back in this area . If your looking for a nice place to rest than I we recommend the place for you

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our room had dirty cushions on the chairs, mold on the shower door, paint peeling off the wall in the bathroom and a badly worn heater grill. I would recommend you not stay there. It's worth about $50 a night, not $200. Please tell your friends. The bed was hard as a rock.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the worst most overpriced motel we have ever stayed in. Over $200 for a small, old, dingy room with a creaky bed, no A/C, noisy fan, falling apart shower and slow internet speed. It may be worth more like $95.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We were visiting for only one night. The motel is authentic, and located in a lovely area, close to several restaurants, cafes and city downtown. Smoking is allowed in the middle of the parking area, with nice table & bench setting (other places will send you outside the premises to smoke). The room was basic, but clean and nice and... More

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Los Angeles
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Living a bit of a gypsy lifestyle I was in need of a place to call home for a few days.Traveling solo this space is safe, clean, affordable, family owned & operated, and conveniently located to downtown San Louis Obispo and the 101. I will stay here again for sure.

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Danville, California
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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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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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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
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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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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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Address: 1575 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Los Padres Motel 2*
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