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“Amazing place to stay” 5 of 5 stars
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HI San Luis Obispo
1617 Santa Rosa St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (Formerly Hostel Obispo)   |  
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Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
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3 reviews
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“Amazing place to stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Staff is professional and helpful and are also really friendly and make you feel at home the minute you walk in! The place is great too. Its in a nice quiet neighbourhood next to the park and just minutes walk to downtown. There's a fireplace, full kitchen, dining and living rooms, even bikes and instruments to borrow. Not to mention they serve great coffee and sourdough pancakes in the morning! I think I'll stay a while!

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

I stopped at this hostel as a way to break my trip from LA to San Francisco. I was not expecting much at first but was greeted very warmly by the staff. I got info on what was happening in town and ended up going to the Farmer's market (happens every Thursday evening) with some cool people I met at the hostel. After coming back we heard there was a bike night (happens every first Thursday of the month) and the staff at the hostel gave us bikes to use. It ended up being a great time and I'm glad I stopped in SLO and especially in this very cozy and homey hostel.

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Belfast, Maine
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

I love to stay at Hostel Obispo! the staff is always welcoming, friendly and helpful in every way. Located in a quiet residential neighbor it is easy and natural to feel at home sharing food and good chat around the family table. The hostel is an easy walk to the lively downtown where it is easy to find all kinds of live music, indie films and great food and drink. Clean and comfortable beds, large outdoor living space, organic free trade coffee, pancake breakfasts and a fireplace in the living room are some of the highlights that Hostel Obispo offers. And as Catherine R mentions- sun dried sheets- can't get any better than this!

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Carmel Valley Village, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Great place to slow down and share some time with a great diverse group of folks from all around the world. Good food, fun & Atmosphere......oh and sun dried sheets & towels,comfy!

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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled solo
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Thank Catherine R
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Mammoth Lakes, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

I have stayed here a few times and it is always WONDERFUL. The helpful employees, fun guests and GREAT pancake breakfast always make me feel at home. I highly recommend this hostel.

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La Honda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

Located in an actual residential neighborhood, and yet within easy walking distance from downtown SLO, this hostel is a great place to stay. The staff is excellent: very friendly and with a wealth of knowledge about what's going on about town. The neighborhood is safe and quiet, and also within walking distance of the Amtrak station. They even have a dog, Chloe, who is a delightful and friendly pooch. There's a piano in the small parlor, and it's fun to sit around and listen to music and sing along with the staff and guests. There's a small laundry room for guests, too. It feels like home, here. Highly recommended!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Loved this hostel!

+ Very nice hostel
+ Feels like home
+ Very nice staff
+ Big kitchen
+ Nice room and comfortable beds
+ Parking
+ Travellers were really nice

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about HI San Luis Obispo

Address: 1617 Santa Rosa St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (Formerly Hostel Obispo)
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
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Kitchenette
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Ranked #2 of 5 Specialty Lodging in San Luis Obispo
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Number of rooms: 24
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