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Rose Garden Inn

1585 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kihei
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had the oppportunity to stay at the Rose Garden Inn several times over the last few months, as our son prepared to graduate from Cal Poly. We even booked rooms here for all of our friends and family who came for his graduation. Lulu at the fron toffice is one of the most caring hotel employees we have... More 

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Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

I just wanted to say, thank you for taking such time in writing a review about us and for giving us a great one. We are very happy that you enjoy the hotel so much that you come back again and again. Cal Poly Graduation is a crazy time for little San Luis Obispo and we are so very proud... More 

Highland, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My experience at the Rose Garden Inn was great. The room was clean and comfortable beds, not to mention the nice swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Mary Camat, the manager at Rose Garden was amazingly nice, she went out of her way to help me print some documents for free when she didn't have to. I would recommend this hotel to... More 

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Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review. We are so happy you found the hotel comfortable and you were happy with the pool and the service. Please come and visit us again soon! Sincerely, Mary C. Ibarra General Manager More 

Pasadena, California
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The website for this hotel says that their rooms are recently refurbished. When you reserve online, you actually select "refurbished room" as the only option, also implying that all rooms are refurbished. I have stayed here in the past and had such a room. Based on the refurbished room, I would say it was a decent 3-star facility and reasonably... More 

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Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Your review of the Rose Garden Inn was sincerely appreciated. We very rarely have the opportunity to talk to our guests after they stay and you truly helped us make the proper improvement to our check in process. Our rooms are pre assigned however, our clerk may have thought you were not coming. It happens late into the evening. We... More 

sedona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Desk clerk was friendly. Hallways smelled very bad and the room was not clean. I checked out the next morning and into a much cleaner nearby motel. Not worth the money you save!! I checked around and found a gorgeous room away from the freeway. 40,00 more a night but worth every penny. Gas fireplace and full complimentary breakfast.

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Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of our hotel. We always are appreciative when guests make comments which help us improve upon our product and service. We have taken a great deal of your time already but if you could email us and let us know what your room number was or the date you checked in we would... More 

Virginia, USA
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37 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We wanted to have breakfast at the venerable Madonna Inn but did not want to spring for the big money to stay there, so we stayed at this place about 3 or 4 blocks away. Clean, cable worked. Not near anything but a diner in terms of walking distance, not far from Highway 101 - thee were several big rig... More 

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Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Rose Garden Inn. We are happy you found us reasonably priced and the staff was kind to you. The hotel is a great stop when traveling up or down the coast of California and we strive to be a comfortable visit every time you stay. We hope you come visit us again soon.... More 

Birmingham, UK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We stayed at this hotel/motel for a brief one night stopover on our way from LA to San Francisco driving the Pacific Coast. It was ridiculously cheap so wasn't sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised. Check in was smooth and the girl on the front desk was really friendly and efficient. The rooms were pretty standard, better than... More 

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Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so happy you found us to be a great value for your dollar and your stay was clean and comfortable. Yes it does get quiet around our area on the weeknights but there is different types of public transportation to the downtown area if looking for... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Big Bad, comfortable, have a spa. The big tip is: go to Maggie's Dinner to eat. There´s a gorgeous portion of everything you order. We ate a burger that I´m dreaming with it until now (try the chili burguer). In the morning, they serve a american breakfast that is amazing. It´s very close to the road and easy if you... More 

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Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are happy you enjoyed our newly remodeled rooms and big comfortable beds. Margie's Diner is a nice treat for anyone looking for good comfort food when traveling. We hope you come back soon and enjoy our new spa and pool area when visiting the central coast. Sincerely, Mary Camat General Manager More 

Ventura
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171 reviews 171 reviews
15 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

We made Thanksgiving day reservations obviously too late and this is where we ended up. The staff was friendly. Other than that the TV was in the middle of a bunch of Spanish channels the toilet stopped up and the shower leaked all over the counter (outside of the shower, couldn't figure that out). The nice things are that they... More 

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Paradise, California, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I have stayed here twice now and will stay here again. The place is older but they have done their best to update to today's standards. Yes, smells musty in the hallway. Not central air, it's a wall unit. Took a night to figure out how to make it work for us. Enjoyed the pool and the hot tub during... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We've stayed here before (2 years ago) and it was nice then, but unfortunately it seems that nothing has changed and it has actually gone downhill since. The room was not particularly clean (dirty tissue on the floor behind chair), the sink clogged up, and the in room coffee was woeful. Sad, but I don't think we'll stay here again... More 

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