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Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo

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2.0 of 5
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345 Marsh Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (Formerly Travelodge San Luis Obispo Downtown)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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112 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The wife and I stayed here for one night. I made a reservation beforehand via their web site - our room was nicely decorated and had comfortable queen sized bed, mini-fridge, microwave and a good sized LCD TV. Free wi-fi is also available and we received a strong signal in the room. It was really quiet at night. There is... More 

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Orange County, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a no-frills, budget motel. If you keep your expectations low, you should be pleased. The room was clean and quiet, the people at the front desk were pleasant and helpful, and it was only about three blocks to downtown area.

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San Bernardino, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

clean. About 6/7 blocks from slo Mission and museums. We were upstairs, so it was quiet. Windows could be opened for fresh air but cooling system worked well and was not noisy. Not all rooms have tubs, so be to ask ahead if you need one. Breakfast was fine for budget motel. Probably would not stay again if a nearby... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the peaceful convenient location. It was located right off of the highway close to both downtown and a great hiking trail. The staff was friendly and met our request for a quite room. Many international guests (French, Dutch, and Spanish) added to the fun of our trip; all were friendly and family oriented.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a very nice stay at this hotel. The outside looks a bit outdated but it is obvious the rooms have been updated, they were comfortable and clean. The front desk person was also very nice and helpful. It is a short walk to downtown SLO, you really can't beat the location. They had a very nice breakfast spread... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to San Diego we stayed at The Avenue on two separate occasions. The location is excellent, a short distance from the freeway off-ramp but no noise. From the outside the hotel is a retro 1950s style motor lodge. You can park right in front of your room. Inside the rooms have been beautifully remodeled and the bathrooms... More 

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Woodbridge, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were down helping our son move and weren't sure we were going to spend the night. Luckily there was room at Avenue Inn. It's in a nice location- walking distance to downtown and right off the freeway. It was a little pricey for what you get- but that seems to be the case everywhere in SLO

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Kaneohe
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is in a perfect location for all downtown activities. It is clean with very comfortable bedding and excellent bathroom facilities. Staff was very cordial and helpful. Food was fresh and abundant. Was very pleased with the motel.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little inn is a real gem. The staff are super-friendly and the rooms are extremely clean, comfortable and have up-to-date furnishings. The free continental breakfast is good too. But what makes this a gem is its location. First is the easy access to highway 101, but most important is the easy walk to downtown. This is a prime location... More 

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here before touring Cal Poly. It was clean and comfortable. We enjoyed being able to walk from the Inn to the restaurants downtown. The person who checked us in was helpful in recommending restaurants and giving us directions.

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