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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

2.5 of 5 1800 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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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 1 week 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 

Redwood City, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decent stay at the hotel. Staff members were nice. The room was clean and even in better shape than a more upscale brand hotel I stayed at last month in Florida. Options for chain hotels are limited in San Luis, but I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. My only complaint is that the walls were a little thin.

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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 sorry to hear about the noise you had experienced. Next time you are here with... More 

Los Angeles
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival in the late afternoon we discovered that there was no hot water for a shower. We called down to the front desk and spoke to "Taz" who was on duty. He came up immediately, checked out the water and said he would do what he could to be it taken care of. On our return from dinner, he... 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 the bathtub in your room. Our maintenance steff was able to... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If it wasn't for my two unfortunate incident, I would have have rated this hotel a bit higher. Let me list the good things about this hotel. Clean, decent customer service, close to everything ( about a mile to downtown), next door to Cal Poly and ok breakfast. It's a good hotel overall with everything you might need. Now, the... 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 issuesyou had experienced in your rooms; and the fact that you had to... More 

Newport Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always get great customer service when I stay at this Holiday Inn Express. The front desk staff always greats you when you come in and they have fresh backed cookies.. Any time I have had a question or a need they get right on it. The rooms are always clean and smell fresh. It only a short walk to... More 

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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 so glad to hear we are able to take care of you whenever you stay. We look forward to welcoming you again soon (we'll have the cookies waiting)! More 

Fresno, California, USA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night in January on business. Every Holiday Inn Express I have stayed in has been pleasurable. The rooms are what you would expect: clean, comfortable, with a mini fridge and free wi-fi. The breakfast was pretty good considering it is free! Good selection of both warm and cold stuff. The service was terrific and the... More 

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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 glad to hear you enjoyed our Express Start breakfast and all we have to offer. We have noted the issue with the treadmill and resolved the squeaking. We have recently rearranged our fitness center as well. Although the room is still small,... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Spent one night here before our tour of Cal Poly. The front desk staff were super nice and very helpful. Room was what I would expect from Holiday Inn Express - clean, comfortable, relatively quiet. I especially like the fact that they label the pillows - soft, firm. Breakfast was basic but had a fair amount of choice (I always... More 

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

Thank you for making us your place to stay while checking out the campus at Cal Poly. We hope you get a chance to try some of the healthier options we have for breakfast like turkey sausage and low fat yogurt. We are also looking at adding some gluten free items to our bakery case. Thank you for your review... More 

Poole UK
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32 reviews 32 reviews
32 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A standard Holiday Inn Express, just like any other, comfortable beds, nice staff and basic but adequate breakfast. What more could I want? Just across the road from Apple Farm for bakery items and dinner, or a big breakfast

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

Thank you for reviewing us. We are glad we met your expectations but hope to exceed them when you return. James Davison General Manager More 

Rancho Cucamonga, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights to explore the central coast. The hotel is convenient to get to from the 101 highway. Check in was fast and easy. The location is great for getting out of town quickly on the way to the ocean, and is convenient to the main drag in San Luis Obispo. The room was clean and... More 

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

Thank you for making us your place to stay with your family. San Luis Obispo has so much to offer for families from beaches 10 minutes away to our wonderful weekly Farmers' Market. I will be happy to tell our breakfast staff they helped make your stay enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you and your family again soon. James... More 

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Address: 1800 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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