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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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mountain View, California
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33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All I ask for a hotel is clean and quite rooms and this hotel provided both. All the staff was nice and friendly. The front desk guy was great, he provided us with a lot of useful information about the area. A great location and a good place to stay when your in the area. Will defiantly return

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

Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We look forward to visiting you again soon. Kind Regards, Amy Swink Assistant General Manager More 

San Francisco, California
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here last year and liked the rooms. They are well decorated, spacious and have many amenities including a refrigerator, desk, lamps, charging station. The hotel is a nice 10 minute walk to downtown. The pool is OK. They have breakfast but we don't eat it, not to our liking and we prefer to go to a local cafe.

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Amy S, 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 and were able to explore our great town! It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Kind Regards, Amy Swink Assistant General Manager More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spend one night at this hotel on our way to LA. Nice rooms, comfortable beds & linens. The staff was great and breakfast was excellent. A short, pleasant walk to the center of town ( nice stores & restaurants). Felt very safe to walk at night. Would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Amy S, 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. Regards, Amy Swink Assistant General Manager More 

Tucson, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would give this 5 stars but I could not check in or print boarding passes on the hotel's business center computer. they have everything you need to do it, you just aren't allowed to. . it seems that the parental controls are not set to allow airline websites. this is what most travelers need, expecially business travelers.

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Amy S, 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 am sorry to hear about the access on the business center. We recently refreshed our business center with new computers and printers. I will make... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The best part of this property is the staff. Very friendly and helpful. The location is close to many restaurants and attractions. I asked the front desk staff for suggestions on beaches and eateries and their suggestion were wonderful. The public area and computer access (printer, etc.) were nice and very accessible. I didn't use the pool but seemed to... More 

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

Dear Laura, 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 am sorry to hear about the issues you had experienced with your room. We have taken note of these issues and are doing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I usually stay at the Pelican Inn in Cambria, Ca., but this time i had a family wedding in San Luis Obispo an thought it would be easier to stay close to where the wedding was. Since i was unfamiliar of that area i called Pelican Inn an asked if they could recommend a hotel for me. An as usual... More 

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

Dear Betty, 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 am so glad to hear that our friends at the Pelican Inn sent you our way. It's great to know that Jessica provided... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our stay in San Luis Obispo was relaxing. We liked the hotel overall and our room was very nice. The staff was friendly and helpful. We used the laundry facility as well. Good to have that at the hotel, as opposed to having to go out. Breakfast was good. Overall, nice hotel - good experience. I would stay there again... 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. I am glad to hear you were able to enjoy your time here with us and all... More 

Jamestown, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The first thing was we could not open the door to the room. After sliding the card in the lock, it turned green and we were unable, after several attempts to open the door. Finally, my husband shoved very hard and it opened. The same thing happened after leaving the room and coming back. The room was clean, but very... 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 issue with your room door. We have noted the problem and are making... More 

Capistrano Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I loved everything about my stay at this hotel. The service was great...the breakfast was delicious...and my only regret is that I couldn't have stayed longer. I was unable to use the pool since I was in town for business, but it looked very refreshing. The rooms were clean and modern and I loved the use of FIRM and SOFT... More 

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

Thank you so much for providing feedback of your stay at the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am so glad to hear your were able to enjoy the many comforts of our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you again soon (and hopefully you get to enjoy our pool!). Again, many thanks for your review, we appreciate... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The hotel is old but it says they are remodelating it, and it is true but anyway is old by the moment. They were all extremely nice. Breakfast was ok, I like to have more fruit options but It was ok anyway. Beds were perfect as usual in the holidays inn

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

Thank you for your recent review of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am glad to hear that our staff was able to take good care of you and that you had a comfortable night's sleep in our beds. Again, Many thanks for choosing to stay with us, we hope to welcome you again soon. Regards, Amy... More 

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