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“Great place for families” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Quality Suites San Luis Obispo

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Quality Suites San Luis Obispo
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1631 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401   |  
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Ranked #2 of 31 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Irvine, California, United States
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Great place for families”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Our family of five--two adults and three kids ages 6 to 8--stayed here for four nights Thanksgiving week. It was a terrific deal for the price. The suite is not huge, but hey, its a suite, with two double beds, a sofa bed, and even another small sofa big enough for one of our kids to sleep on. The breakfasts are great (I loved the fact that I could get egg whites and veggies, or non-fat milk and cereal), and you can't beat the nightly barbecue. We fed our family of five on hotdogs, chicken sandwich, and garden burger for $13 (plus free drinks and cookies every night). Lots of nice outdoor tables and chairs with heaters and fires to relax in the evening The wireless works great (you only need to resign in every seven days), there's an onsite coin laundry, there's a fitness room, and free DVD checkout (we just watched Rapunzel with the kids). Oh, and did I say two TVs in the suite? The pool and hot tub are nice too. This is not a luxury hotel, but we found it very family friendly and enjoyable, and we'll definitely stay here again if we come to San Luis Obispo.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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gnewland, Owner at Quality Suites San Luis Obispo, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and posting it on Tripadvisor. It is nice for us to see families enjoying their time together at our hotel. Thank you for doing such a good job of describing all of our amenities. Many of the guests appreciate the value we provide with our BBQ. It was great to see that you were able to feed you family of five for $13. We are pleased to see that you found us to be “very family friendly and enjoyable”.
We hope to see you again the next time you are able to visit SLO.
Thank you,
George Newland
Owner/Managing Partner
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salvador, BA
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
34 hotel reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Convenient location. Simple and comfortable accommodations. The hotel has a pleasant and serene ambiance. No bellman to help with the luggage. Suite: large, comfortable, clean, very quiet. Bathroom: ok. Breakfast: cooked-to-order, good options (friendly guys). The hotel has a charming and peaceful central patio (Spanish style), excellent for relaxing, especially at night. Staff: polite. I recommend this hotel for families with kids.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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gnewland, Owner at Quality Suites San Luis Obispo, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Thank you for providing a review of our hotel on Tripadvisor. It was great to see that you found our Hotel “excellent for relaxing”. We feel it is very important whether traveling on business or with your family to be able to relax during your visit. Your review provides a good description of what makes for a relaxing stay at the Quality Suites.

We hope to see you and your family again soon.

Thank you,

George Newland
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israel
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

A nice hotel,at first glance,freindly welcome stuff,free beer ,wine and soft drinkes at evening in the bar,nice young atmosphere but...small small room,we were 2 adults and 3 children,too croweded in one of their family rooms,very small bath and inside same room the w.c.,beds were not comfortable at all,and very very poor breakfast,so in total-you can consider to stay elsewhere if the room apperance,beds and breakfast are important to you!!!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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gnewland, Owner at Quality Suites San Luis Obispo, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
Thank you for posting a review of our hotel on Tripadvisor. I have a large family as well and I know that traveling with everyone poses some challenges. I have found that our suites worked better for our trips than a conventional hotel room. We do our best to accommodate all our guests. I apologize that you felt crowded when you stayed with us.

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George Newland
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Santa Barbara, CA
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
150 hotel reviews
Reviews in 125 cities Reviews in 125 cities
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

We were spending the weekend in San Luis Obispo. We took the train from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo. Which I highly recommend because the train goes along the coast. The hotel has a free shuttle bus that picks you up a the train station. The staff at the hotel were very welcoming and helpful. Our king bed suite had a living room and then separate bedroom with a bathroom. Very clean and comfortable. There is a manager's happy hour in the afternoon. There were a nice choice of beers and wine with some finger food. Even though you can walk to downtown in 15 minutes, we need to get downtown sooner, so the free hotel shuttle bus took us where we needed to go. We walked back to the hotel later in the evening and felt very safe. The next morning we had the made to order breakfast and it was pretty good....eggs, bacon & toast, coffee. There is juice, fruit & pastries also. We checked out of our room and had a few hours before taking the train back to Santa Barbara. The staff were so pleasant about storing our luggage. We had a great afternoon downtown and then took the free hotel shuttle back to the train station. This hotel offers the free shuttle bus, manager's happy hour, and breakfast. Along with a happy friendly staff certainly makes a lovely stay at the Quality Suites.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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gnewland, Owner at Quality Suites San Luis Obispo, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to post a review of our hotel on Tripadvisor. It was great to see that you came by train. We appreciate the guests that travel to our hotel by train because we feel it is a great way to visit SLO. By taking the train and using our shuttle service you save on the expense and carbon foot print of driving a car. We would like to see more of our guest visit by train. We hope that your review inspires them to give the train a try.

Thank you,

George Newland
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New Zealand
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We hadn't booked and just arrived at the hotel. Very friendly service and were given a king suite - room was what you expect, nothing flash but very comfortable, clean and roomy. But what we were impressed with was the extra mile the staff went to and the free stuff - Internet, parking, happy hour, breakfast and even a couple of band aids! Would recommend.

Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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gnewland, Owner at Quality Suites San Luis Obispo, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Thank you for providing a review of our hotel on tripadvisor. It was nice to see that you came all the way from New Zealand to visit our hotel. We appreciate knowing that you were impressed with our "staff that went the extra mile" for you during your visit. We provide many complimentary amenities and it was great to see them listed in your review.

We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are able to visit SLO.

Thank you,
George Newland
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Applegate, ca
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This hotel is very well-run and while I have not stayed at any other Quality Suites before, would put this hotel in the running with a Marriott Fairfield or Hi Express. The staff is excellent, each night includes a complimentary reception, and food is served on the patio by the pool each night. Breakfast in included as well. The rooms are spacious with separate sleeping/living areas, which is a hug plus.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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gnewland, Owner at Quality Suites San Luis Obispo, responded to this review, November 7, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. It was good to hear from another one of our business travelers. We have very attentive associates and they will appreciate that you found them to be “excellent”.
We hope to see you again the next time you travel to San Luis Obispo.
George Newland
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Los Angeles
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

What a great hotel for a business trip! Nothing extravangant but everything is new, service is great and the room are very comfortable. Quality Suites thought of everything in anticipation of the traveler's needs and included them in their price:

Wine and Beer tasting
wifi access with free loaner equip
breakfast
2 flat panel TV's with cable
DVD player
DVD movies library
parking

Perfect setting to relax before the next day's meetings.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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gnewland, Owner at Quality Suites San Luis Obispo, responded to this review, November 7, 2012
Thank you for telling us about your stay at our hotel on Tripadvisor. It was great to see that you found us to be “a great hotel for a business trip”. We hope that the relaxation we provided you helped you be productive for your meeting the following day. Our associate feel they are doing a good job when they can help our guests relax and be more productive when they are here on business.
We look forward to seeing you again.
Thank you,
George Newland
Owner/Managing Partner
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Address: 1631 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#2 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#3 Romantic Hotel in San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Quality Suites San Luis Obispo 3*
Number of rooms: 138
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Featuring complimentary breakfast, complimentary beer & wine tasting reception, and a downtown San Luis Obispo location, The Quality Suites San Luis Obispo awaits you with a combination of beautifully appointed suites and an array of area activities. ... more   less 
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