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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London. UK
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel after being recommended it by several friends (and random strangers) when we mentioned we'd be passing through SLO. After looking it up online we knew we'd be in for a slightly different experience from normal. From the obsession with pink - pink robes, pink bar, pink menus and even pink sugar, to the fantastic detail that... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Full on kitsch from the themed rooms to the silver and pink dining room and stuffed full of fairy lights and coloured fountains. Piña Coladas by the pool, dance to the house band in the ballroom. This is the most unbelievable overload on your senses and if you are a Brit you wil love the irony of the whole place.... More

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Cork, Ireland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located a mile outside San luis Obispo along side the Highway, this hotel defiantly offers an experience. On first sight, it looked out dated, old and ''Kitchey''. We checked in at the lobby were the lady behind the counter was far from friendly which didn't give good first impressions. Hving booked the '' rock'' room we were excited to see... More

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San Diego, California
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in Jungle Rocks, my ten year olds pick of a room. We expected to smell old/mold being a rock room, but instead it smelled like lavender which we so appreciated. The waterfall shower was amazing. The two king sized beds were fabulous. It has a cave like feel and with shag carpet so the theme was perfect. Did... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just came back from a wonderful weekend with our Son, daughter in-law and granddaughter at the Madonna Inn. The room was themed San Francisco and was all in red, which pleased my daughter in-law nicely as she is from Peru and loves red. The staff did a great job of keeping the place clean and the restaurants and amenities... More

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Joe_Forgette, Manager at Madonna Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay with us and for sharing such fun photos of the property and staff! More

royal oaks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there and had the best time. I could not wait to bring my whole family back. So I called all my kids and booked three great rooms for my family, 2 weeks later. They had a wonderful time. I love this place. If you ever are thinking about going to this fantastic hotel just do it. It is... More

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Joe_Forgette, Manager at Madonna Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for another great review! We appreciate that you would bring your whole family back to have a wonderful Madonna Inn experience! More

London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Madonna Inn could easily be style over substance - but, as well as being one of the quirkiest hotels in the world, it's also great at doing all the things a hotel needs to do. The food and service in the steakhouse and cafe are amazing, it has a lovely spa set on a hilltop with great views of... More

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Walnut Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is totally kitschy, pink, and unique! So if you're into that then you'll love the place! if not, then this is not the place for you. I loved the unique theme of each room and all the crazy decor. It's like staying in a doll house with all the old and kitschy decor. The landscape was beautiful with... More

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Joe_Forgette, Manager at Madonna Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and for taking the time to write a positive review. We look forward to having you and your husband stay with us again in the future, perhaps to try another room. The rooms in buildings one and two are single story units so you don't have anyone above you. We appreciate your... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've lived in the area our whole lives and have been to the inn for drinks several times but have never had a reason to get a room at the Madonna Inn. So needless to stay we were very excited about it, so much so that I called the hotel two days ahead to find confirm our reservation and find... More

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Joe_Forgette, Manager at Madonna Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your experience and the service you received here. Thank you for bringing the issue to our attention right away so we could address it with the correct agents and use it as a learning opportunity. More

Brooklyn, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The idea of this place intrigued me and we found a cool room (all blue with a round, blue, bed) but I can't say I'd ever return. Just a little too kitschy for my taste. And the food in the restaurant was pretty bad and seriously overpriced.

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  • Pool area(16)
  • Very nice(15)
  • Other room(10)
  • ROCK room(9)
  • Gold rush(8)
  • King bed(4)
  • Coffee shop(4)
  • Copper Cafe(3)

Additional Information about Madonna Inn

Address: 100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#7 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Madonna Inn 3*
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Also Known As:
Madonna Hotel
Madonna Hotel San Luis Obispo
Madonna Inn San Luis Obispo
Madonna San Luis Obispo

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