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Apple Farm Inn
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2015 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401   |  
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Ranked #4 of 31 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful Hotel!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Stayed one night at the Apple Farm with my husband and 3 children. The check in was very efficient and staff were very helpful. All of us were pleasantly surprised by the lovely cookies we were given in arrival. We had two rooms which were unfortunately in completely different buildings. The room in the main building was lovely and had loads of space. Both rooms were very clean and comfortable. Also, we ate in the Apple Farm restaurant. The food was beautiful and everyone was more than happy with their choice. This hotel offers a very different experience to the usual corporate hotel options and is most definitely worth a visit.

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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, August 20, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It is so nice to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad that you found our rooms comfortable and that your visits to our restaurant were great as well. We will be sure to pass on your feedback to our hotel and restaurant staff. We look forward to your next visit!
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed in a Mill House room previously; those are over a real working mill with water pouring next to our jacuzzi tub balcony overlooking the lavishly-flowered, lush grounds replete with gardens of flowers and plants. Apple Farm is like the coolest hotel possible (light switch-controlled fireplaces and canopy beds, deluxe decor and all) set within country botanical gardens, for lack of a better description. This time we stayed in another specialty room with a big round high ceiling... Wow! Then there's the grist mill making real apple cider live, the amazing food and desserts of the on premises restaurant & bakery (we're talking homemade cobblers and grandma's apple pies, y'all) and the nicest staff possible :) We're all smiles here, folks!!! PS - Can be extremely romantic or family-like, depending on who you're with. Also, we took Amtrak from Los Angeles to get there.... easy to do and they are close to Amtrak and the incredible beach.

Room Tip: Although all their rooms are great, if you want to pay a bit more, get one of the Mill House rooms o...
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, August 18, 2014
We appreciate your feedback on your stay at our hotel. We are so glad that you enjoyed room 300 so much as well as our grounds and restaurant. Our Millhouse rooms and other signature rooms are very unique and we love the way you described them. We certainly will be sure to pass your comments on to our entire staff. We look forward to your next stay!
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7 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

WOW is all I can say! My daughter and I stayed one night in room 115 - a huge beautifully decorated room decorated in all light greens. This room has a huge four poster king size canopy bed (VERY comfortable), a seating area with a love seat, chair and coffee table under a bay window, a writing desk, a large flat screen TV, a gas fireplace, and a fridge. The bathroom is also very big with a full length mirror on one wall and a very large mirror over the sink. On the mirror over the sink was even a suction cup vase with two fresh mini carnations inside which was a very nice touch. Included in the room was the souviner apple decoration to take home (which now sits proudly on my living room end table!) two bottles of apple juice, and some Hershey kisses. I wish my bedroom and bathroom at home were even just half as big and beautiful. The hallways are all decorated in a floral country theme too - just beautiful! The grounds are immaculate and so pretty, especially at night with the lights in all the trees. At check in we were given two delicious chocolate chip cookies and a $5 gift credit to use in the gift shop, restaurant, or bakery - we choose the bakery after eating the yummy cookies and took a few cookies for the road. I wish all my rooms on our trip could have been as nice as the Apple Farm Inn and wish we could have stayed much longer. Also I got a fabulous deal through Groupon, so this made the stay even that much better! If we are ever in the area again we will definietly be staying here!

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, August 18, 2014
Thank you for your kind words about your recent stay with us. It is so nice to hear that you and your daughter had such a lovely time. We will be sure to pass your comments on to our entire team. We look forward to your next visit!
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Fell in love with Apple Farm from the moment we pulled up and was greeted with a warm welcome and freshly baked cookies. The terrace rooms were a good size and very comfortable. The grounds are well kept and the twinkly lights at night made this hotel really special. Hope to return soon!!!!!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, August 14, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our Trellis Court. It is nice to hear that our property was warm and inviting. We really appreciate your feedback. We look forward to your next visit!
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omaha, ne
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The Apple Farm is a quaint, homey inn that was quiet and comfortable. Service was good with a welcome glass of wine and homemade cookies. The rooms are spacious and the bed was comfortable. Very easy to find, right off the highway. Skip the restaurant on property, there are too many great places just minutes away.

Room Tip: Our room on the first floor was quiet and overlooked a garden.
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, August 11, 2014
We appreciate your feedback on your visit to our property. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we will be sure to pass your comments on to our Front Desk staff. Thank you for your comments. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!
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Tipperary, Ireland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were greeted upon arrival with fresh baked choc chip cookies, yum. The rooms were very old world but fantastic. You were given a $5 voucher to be used in the bakery or restaurant. We used it for breakfast the next morning and although it wasn't cheap it was very good !!
We didn't have to pay for parking or Wi-Fi either so thumbs up from us !!

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, August 11, 2014
Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your room and our restaurant. Our chocolate chip cookies are such a nice treat and we love being able to welcome our guests with these. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you soon!
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stockton on tees
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 hotel reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Just a one night stay on our journey north from LA to Carmel but we wished it had been longer. Apple Farm is delightful and we had a very comfortable stay. A little confused on arriving because we believed the building shown on the website was the hotel but this turned out to be the restaurant. This did not matter because the hotel was very nice indeed. The staff were friendly and helpful and our creekside view room was more than we expected, being large excellently furnished well decorated and spotless clean. The free wifi extended to the room which we found was not true of other 'free wifi' hotels. This was an excellent place to stay in the charming town of San Luis Obisbo which we wanted to explore more than we did. We had a very enjoyable evening meal and breakfast at the Apple Farm restaurant.

Room Tip: We had a creekside view room which was very quiet and very comfortable
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, August 11, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We so appreciate your feedback and we are so thrilled that you had such a wonderful stay. We will be sure to pass your comments on to our entire team. We look forward to your next visit!
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Address: 2015 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#2 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#3 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Apple Farm Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 104
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Apple Farm Inn is located near downtown San Luis Obispo and very close to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. All the rooms have fireplaces and complimentary wireless internet access. The property has a heated swimming pool, an on-site spa, a restaurant featuring comfort cuisine and an elaborate gift shop. It is centrally located for exploring the Central Coast with wineries and beaches no more than 10-15 miles away. ... more   less 
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