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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've stayed in several different hotels in the SLO area while visiting our Cal Poly student, and this was the best one yet even though the price was comparable or lower than others where we've stayed. The room seemed spacious and the furnishings were well thought out. The bed was very comfortable and there were no annoying noises so we... More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

from the front desk to the cleaning staff everyone was very kind and helpful,the room and the hotel was very clean, and the comp breakfast had a very good variety, a special thanks to Alex at the front desk

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James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

We are please you enjoyed your stay with us and found our staff to be 'kind and helpful" here at the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo. We will make sure Alex sees your kind comments. I know she will appreciate your words. We look forward to your next visit. James Davison General Manager More 

San Jose, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed in this hotel with other colleagues for business and location is very convenient for the purpose of our trip. The hotel is very clean, welcoming, and facade is very relaxing. Management is continuously improving the hotel to cater to its customers. All requests I've made from number of beds ( I always like same room), microwave/ fridge,... More 

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James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are always happy to see you when you are staying for business here at the Holiday In Express San Luis Obispo. We will have your table in the sunlight waiting for your next visit with us. James Davison General Manager More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had unexpected trip back to the central coast to attend an old friends Memorial Service. My friends family made me reservations at the Holiday Inn Suites. When I arrived early the hotel staff was so gracious and checked me in to my room 6 hours early. I spent little time in the hotel during my stay,but let me say... More 

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James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about the loss of your friend. Our deepest condolences. I am grateful to see that our staff was able to accommodate you quickly during this time of need while staying with us here. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again hopefully under better circumstances. James Davison General Manager More 

san francisco
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Short frequent travel for me means I need clean, efficient, reliable. I've loved the complementary breakfast because it saves so much time before early meetings or flights. Nice heated pool and fresh new rooms.

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James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are pleased you enjoyed our rooms, breakfast and heated swimming pool here at the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo. We just replaced our pool towels with large beach towels perfect for drying off or relaxing poolside. We hope to see you again soon to see some of our poolside changes. Thank you.... More 

Ventura, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to SLO as a weekend getaway. The HIE provided me with all that I needed to relax including a clean room (and hotel et al), spa / jacuzzi and quiet. Although I didn't have much interaction with the staff, those that I did were very pleasant and accommodating. It's a good location to the downtown area, about a... More 

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James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to rate us. We appreciate your feedback. We are happy you had a wonderful birthday with us here at the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo. We hope that during your next visit, you will have more time to see how wonderful our staff is. James Davison General Manager More 

Tracy, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I wanted to comment on the great experience we had at the Holiday Inn in SLO. First of all, the entire staff was so welcoming from the front desk (Amy), the breakfast lounge (Danielle), to the housekeepers and maintenance workers. Secondly, the warm weather was perfect to enjoy the beach area but we were especially pleased to... More 

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James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, James Davison General Manager More 

West Covina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Compared to the Hampton Inn I stayed in last week, this place seemed a bit older, but clean, with very friendly staff. And the plus sides: very close to downtown SLO, wifi seemed faster than other hotels, and free hot breakfast with a lot of items that you can take on the go (milk cartons, yogurt, fruit). I would stay... More 

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James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo. This hotel has been established a lot longer than some of the other hotels in the area as you mentioned but we strive to be the best in service and give our guests the best experience and value for their stay. I am happy to... More 

Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from another pleasant weekend in SLO, and stayed at this hotel for two nights. I personally find hotels in SLO overpriced, so for what's around, I think this is a good choice. It's conveniently located, close to shops and restaurants, just a short drive. We had a late checkout, and no surprises upon arrival. Alexandra, at... More 

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James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. I do apologize for the housekeeping issues with the carpet you had. We have taken care of that as soon as we read this review. We hope you... More 

Los Altos, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While visiting our son, we stayed at the Holiday Inn Express. It is very convenient to CalPoly and the price is very reasonable. It seemed as if the room was updated, but not the tub/shower. Tub took a very long time to drain and the tile was in need of a good cleaning. Too bad, if it was updated I... More 

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Amy S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide a review from your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. We here at the Holiday Inn Express pride ourselves on providing the best possible service and comfort for our guests. We apologize for the plumbing issues you had experienced in your room. We have noted the problem... More 

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