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Los Padres Motel

2.0 of 5
1575 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
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Ranked #22 of 31 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
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  • Location
    4.5 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pictures on the website looked charming, something different from the average motel. Arriving there, my feeling was "good enough". It basically was a stay-over from visiting my daughter at Cal Poly. My room interior was somewhat dated. a leftover stain here and there but clean and quiet. There was a 3 foot tall fridge & basic TV and wifi.... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It is a very nice place. I wish we could have stayed longer. My lady took a few walks downtown while I was sleeping. Next day, we drove around San Luis Obispo and found some good food at a falafel place. I had to get on the Amtrak for my trip south to San Diego, and she had to drive... More 

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Chatsworth, California, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This motel is relatively close to downtown in an area with multiple hotels and motels. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Mattress was a bit hard for my taste but my daughter thought it was very comfortable. The hotel is in walking distance from a brewery and a pretty good Irish Pub. We had breakfast at the little bakery down... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We got recommended this motel from the HI hostel which was full. The rooms were adequate and what you would expect from a motel. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They recommended and helped us book our next motel for a stay in Monterey. We visited San Luis Obispo as a half way point between a road trip from... More 

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Petaluma
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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

With all the basics and beyond (from microwave, refrigerator, wifi, and parking) for under $100, it is hard to criticize this little oasis. I have been staying here ever since I discovered it more than five years ago. The same Indian family has been in charge, and always ingratiating. it is a short walk to the downtown hub, where you... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I'm a down to earth gal & loved staying here! These old adobe style, courtyard, carport motels are disappearing, like an iconic part of the American culture and being replaced by big chain hotels. Staying here felt like traveling back in time. First off, I can't help but to notice an interesting assortment of mixed reviews here. Fact 1: Hotels... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

It takes a lot for me to write a review, but I felt compelled to do it this time. I made my reservation through the hotel's own website, and received a confirmation e-mail. Upon arrival, we were told that they didn't have our reservation. After some stressful debate, the manager booked us into a 1 star motel across the street,... More 

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Chico, California
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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 July 20, 2014

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 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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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