We came to visit CalPoly on "Parents Weekend," and everyplace else was booked. From the outside, Peach Tree looks like an old highway motel, and we discovered that's exactly what it is! What we did not expect, though, is that it was clean, comfortable, and very charming. We learned that it is family owned (17-years, I think she said), and had all the amenities we needed: wireless internet, great location (pretty) close to campus, and a delicious breakfast.
I would actually describe it more as a "bed and breakfast" than a motel. The owners were onsite: the wife handled our check-out and the husband laid out the hot oatmeal, local berries, and fresh sourdough bread for breakfast. There is a small library of books and board games to play in the "lobby" area (that feels more like a living room), and they played relaxing CD's and had several different newspapers available there. They were kind and gracious and made us feel at home.
Depending on who else might be in the motel, I can imagine it getting a bit noisy, but it wasn't while we were there.
Availability got us in, but price, location, hospitality, and cleanliness will send us back.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Peach Tree Inn is a home-style inn centrally located in friendly San Luis Obispo. Our caring front desk staff know San Luis Obispo well and are eager to assist you in making your stay most enjoyable.Located on the edge of town, our Inn allows visitors the ability to carry on business-as-usual, or to escape from the hurried world to relax on the porch, gaze at the hillside and chat with interesting travelers. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Peach Tree Hotel San Luis Obispo
- Peach Tree Motel