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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
  • 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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Fresno, California, USA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Aliso Viejo
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night here on our way up the coast. The hotel is walking distance to downtown. The staff was super friendly. We used the pool and checked out the free breakfast but passed to go to a coffee shop. The rooms seem like they were updated since the last time I visited years ago. The tub/shower area could... More 

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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 apologize for the housekeeping issues you experienced. I am happy you and I got a chance to email about it. We are happy you brought it to our attention. We hope to have you as our guest again very soon. James Davison General Manager More 

Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room are clean, up to date and the staff is very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good and free. The business center is very useful. It only a 1/2 mile walk down to all of the shopping and there are plenty of restaurants along the way.

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

We are happy to be your "Great place to stay!" while visiting San Luis Obispo. We look forward to having you as our guest again soon. Thank you for your review. James Davison General Manager More 

Boise
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a very nice place with attentive, friendly staff and management. The room we stayed in was a large suite that was very comfortable and immaculately clean. We liked the complimentary hot breakfast that was well stocked with a large selection of items. There are many restaurants within walking distance which was very convenient. We will look forward... More 

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

Our staff loves providing our guests with a "Wonderful Stay". We are pleased to hear we were able to provide a wonderful experience to you. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you. James Davison General Manager More 

San Francisco, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Hotel is very close to the dorms at Cal Poly. Just down the street. Very convenient while visiting our son who is a student there. The room was very clean and comfortable. Sleep quality was very good, and the staff was exceptional.....very friendly and efficient. Will stay here again.

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

Dear Bjk200, Thank you for your recent review of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It's great know that our staff was able to take such good care of you. We look forward to welcoming you again while your son continues his education at Cal Poly.... More 

Grass Valley, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a nice clean hotel with friendly capable staff but there are certain disability issues. The ADA room is a double bed and a sofa bed. I (I have mobility disabilities and use a walker) travel with friends and I will not ask them to sleep on a sofa bed and I certainly won't. Too bad they don't have... 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 you wonderful suggestions regarding our ADA rooms. We will definitely take them into consideration and are planning on making continuing improvements to those rooms with additional lighting and door openers. We are also planning on renovating our pool area in 2015 and look forward to the changes to the fence, gates, entrances and pool furniture.... More 

San Diego, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Very good hotel for a business trip. Clean and recently remodeled rooms. Stayed there for one night on business. Meetings were held in one of the hotel conference rooms. Breakfast was complete, warm and delicious. I noticed that the hotel is much cleaner than a year ago when I last stayed. Very convenient to the university so a great location... More 

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

Thank you for choosing us for your corporate travel. We hope to be your preferred place to stay while working or playing. Thank you for your review. James Davison General Manager 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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