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HI San Luis Obispo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Staff are mostly friendly, helpful and nice. Location is great! Close to Higuera St where the main action is. 5 min walk Facilities were good. Clean, comfy beds. Nice bathrooms Pancakes were nice. Small hostel so not many ppl but nice feel to it

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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I like the basic look of the place (the shower upstairs had a great colorful look), but my room, a women's dorm was quite cramped. It had two bunk beds, which would have been enough, but then also had a fifth bed. Luckily it never had five occupants, as it reaaaaaallllllly would have been too close for comfort. The bathrooms... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

A nice hostel with an interesting bunch of people and very attentive and welcoming staff. The staff both make sure the stay is comfortable as well as offering help to try and make it enjoyable. Breakfast is served on a donation basis and is tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

I was really lucky to find this hostel, in a really good location between LA and San Francisco. Really felt like a proper hostel, as always with HI with a large emphasis on sustainability and consideration for others staying there. Really impressed.

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Thank Steve P
Braintree, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Stayed here with my boyfriend in a private room. The hostel is nice enough and offers very good value for money but our room needed redecorating and was very small. It was located next door to the reception desk so you could hear everything that was going on from 7am in the morning. Breakfast was limited to pancakes (which neither... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The Hosteling International hostel in San Luis Obispo is a pretty good deal, as long as you're OK with a no-frills room & facilities. It's conveniently located very close to the Amtrak train station and walking distance to the downtown area for restaurants, bars, clubs & other assorted nightlife options. We stayed in a private room with a semi-private bathroom... More 

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Thank Evan B
San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

In preparation for a four month backpacking trek across Europe, my brother and I stayed overnight in Hostel Obispo, which is only about a twenty minute drive from our home. If all the hostels we stay in in Europe are as comfortable as Hostel Obispo, we will have nothing to worry about. The beds were clean (guests were asked to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Hostel Obispo is a short block from the Amtrak train station and a ten minute walk into downtown. There is also local bus transit across the street. It sits on a cozy, tree lined, street which is remarkably quiet. They have bikes to rent too. Private rooms are available as well as dorms prices ranging from $28 to $69/ night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We got to the hostel about 8-9pm and were welcomed really nicely. We were in a group of 6 so we took one of the group rooms. The room looked fine for a hostel room with storage space, although it was a bit odd not to have a lock on the outside of the door for me. The only problem... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I stayed in the private room toward the front of the hostel. It was excellent. The facilities are all that a traveler needs...good kitchen, comfortable sofas, and a decent breakfast. The location is in a quiet part of downtown, but yet it is close enough to town to walk to everything. I highly recommend this hostel

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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
Amenities:
Kitchenette
Price Range: $56 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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