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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

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1800 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel is an older property nicely located near restaurants and about 3/4 mile from downtown SLO. The facility and rooms are in need of updating. The bathrooms were quite old, but they were clean. The carpeting and halls looked worn...but again, clean. The front desk staff is courteous and professional. The complimentary breakfast was decent and th hotel makes available... More 

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

Thank you for your review of our hotel. I am glad to hear that our staff was able to take care of you. You will be pleased to know that we are constantly updating our property. In fact, we just finished renovating our pool area with a new fence and more secure gates. Again, thank you for staying with us,... More 

San Mateo, California
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33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just got back from a trip to San Luis Obispo with 2 friends. One of the ladies made the reservation and thought she had made it at the Quality Inn. She was so disappointed when she recognized her mistake.. We assured her it was OK, and when we realized her error had drawn us to this excellent location, even... More 

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Amy S, 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 can't wait to welcome you again soon! Kind Regards, Amy Swink General Manager More 

Poole UK
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47 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed with points and was pleasantly surprised to be upgraded to a suite. Suite was clean, nicely furnished, spacious and comfortable, it was really nice to have the extra space. Breakfast was standard holiday Inn Express fare, but was kept stocked and the breakfast area was kept very clean.

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

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. We appreciate your loyalty as an IHG® Rewards Club member. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Amy Swink General Manager More 

Oregon, United States
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amy, the manager was extremely helpful in correcting a third party on line booking issue that the third party was unwilling to resolve. She was creative in her solution and "made it work"! The rooms, although a little dated, are clean, quiet and well maintained. The complimentary breakfast is excellent! They bring in homemade pastries from a local bakery! Jonathan... More 

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

Dear Ruth, Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your recent stay. It is so great that every level, we were able to accommodate your needs as this is what we strive to do every day! We look forward to welcoming you again soon and for years to come as your grandson attends the University. Again, thank you!... More 

Dallas, Texas
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45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For our fortieth wedding anniversary, my wife and I took a week to drive up California’s Highway 1. Along the way, we stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo for two nights, including our anniversary date. The hotel was not especially ritzy and certainly not pretentious, but on the plus side, it wasn’t very expensive and it... More 

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Amy S, 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 is great to hear that we could make you anniversary special! 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 General Manager More 

Irvine, California
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42 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

we stayed here overnight on a road trip with my family up the coast. we arrived late, found parking which was full near the checkin area but empty near the back, and quickly checked in. no problems with staff. the room was somewhat in the back and the elevators extremely slow, so i chose to use the stairs instead. hotel... More 

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

Concord, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

The hotel was clean but is showing its age. Sink drains slowly, bathroom door doesn't fit so won't close. My main problem is that the wifi was down, that is a major problem for me. And, the staff acted as that was normal. Otherwise the staff was friendly.

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

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel and please accept our sincerest apologies for the disturbance you have experienced during your stay due to the internet outage. It sounds like you were here the evening that our system was getting a major upgrade and the internet was indeed down for about 1 hour. Rest assured... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We booked this place as a stop over from the drive down the coast to LA. When we arrived and checked Inn the booking was for a king bed with a pull out bed. We manged to change this with the help of the helpful staff, they where great. The place was clean and tidy , Situated perfect for 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 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. Kind Regards, Amy Swink General Manager More 

Redondo Beach, California
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Comfortable bed, Coffee in room, clean and a full option breakfast. Had a nice pool which I didn't have time to use. Close to downtown but far enough to avoid the noise. Close to Cal Poly and easy access to the freeway. Loved the craftsman style lobby. Friendly staff. Happy with all of it!

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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 SLO. 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 can visit SLO again soon. Kind Regards, Amy Swink More 

Rhosneigr, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

After a 7 hour drive, the hotel is easy to find. Very large clean, comfortable modern hotel room. Large selection of tv channels, good wi-fi, coffee maker and all the usual items. In walking distance of a number of eateries (hamburger place, seafood, Mexican, pizza coming soon as of October 2015). Excellent. San Luis Obispo is also a lovely town... 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 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 soon. Kind Regards, Amy Swink More 

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