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America's Best Value Inn & Suites

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   950 Olive Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
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Ranked #28 of 31 hotels in San Luis Obispo
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Concord, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Other hotels charge extra for children above 12 years and this does not. I walked through adjacent hotels and looked at their rooms and Americas Best Value Inn is my best choice! Neat, spacious and no obnoxious cigarette smell. Located walking distance from Creole & Japanese restaurants, Taco Bell & Jack in the Box. Our 2 teenage boys were happy!... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

...excluding rude Mexican female receptionist and wifi which needs serious reconfig or nerd attention. Like so many other places in this price category, breakfast is a joke especially since it is called "continental breakfast". Good thou that one can make own coffee at own room with provided coffee machine.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I booked a room online on Saturday for a stay on Sunday the charge was $81.07 pre-paid thinking it was a discounted rate. When I arrived to check in, they were going to charge me $59. I let them know I had booked online and asked why the price was different for the same room. He said there's fees associated... More

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19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Called Thursday @5pm for that night; got a single room, queen bed, 55 dollars. Right off US101 but surprisingly quiet and nice neighborhood. Shows its age a bit but an OK place. Nice bathroom and shower, good towels, lots of horizontal space (desk, dresser, table, two night stands) microwave and small fridge (I used neither). One chair seat was quite... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My friend and I took a road trip down the coast and stopped here along the way. The more recent reviews are correct-- the inn looks a little rough from the outside but everything has been remodeled on the inside. Our room had a fresh scent when we walked in and was clean and modern. The front desk clerk was... More

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Ventura, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

On Wednesday night, I booked a room online for Friday night, then I canceled it online 6 minutes later. I called the hotel to make sure it was canceled and they told me they would still charge my credit card $139.99 because I canceled within 48 hours of the reservation. They said it was their policy and I should have... More

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Mogi Das Cruzes, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The rate was excellent the room has 2 queen beds, Bathroom is clean and big enough, and it also has microwave, frigobar, clean towels. The breakfast was not so food, only cofre and some bread, but it was ok.

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San Luis Obispo, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Comfy beds, and we liked that the room has a mini fridge & microwave (both of which worked well). The room was simple but very clean. The shower had hot water, even after 45 minutes. The bed was very comfortable too! The continental breakfast had some very yummy waffles. The location was very convenient and even though it was next... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We stayed here because all of the hotels in the area were booked or over $350 for the night. I paid almost $200 for the Sat after 4th of July to attend a SLO camp. Service was fine at check in. The room smelled really bad when we walked in. Air conditioning system was very loud. The carpet was disgusting.... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

This hotel had the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in, in a hotel! The manager (Owner?) could not have been more helpful or courteous. Yes, it is not for those who are looking for a five-star hotel, but if you are looking for modest accommodation at a very reasonable price, this is it, The motel appears to be... More

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Address: 950 Olive Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — America's Best Value Inn & Suites 1.5*
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America`s Best Value Hotel San Luis Obispo
America`s Best Value Inn And Suites
Econo Lodge San Luis Obispo

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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