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Los Padres Motel

1575 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2927
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#23 of 32 hotels in San Luis Obispo

See why so many travelers make Los Padres Motel their motel of choice when visiting San Luis Obispo. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a budget friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Dallidet Adobe and Gardens (0.4 mi) and Ah Louis Store (0.7 mi), guests of Los Padres Hotel can easily experience some of San Luis Obispo's most well known attractions.

As your “home away from home,” the motel rooms offer a desk, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to newspaper while staying at Los Padres Hotel. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

If you’re looking for a cafe, consider a visit to Madonna Inn Copper Cafe, Del Monte Cafe, or Big Sky Cafe, which are all conveniently located a short distance from Los Padres Hotel.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular canyons such as Cuesta Canyon County Park.

At Los Padres Motel, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to San Luis Obispo.

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FormerDishwasher wrote a review Nov 2020
West Palm Beach, Florida37 contributions8 helpful votes
I visited their properties twice this month; Stayed across the street at their sister property, the Villa Motel in a "Suite" (reasonable size for 2), and the Los Padres Motel a week later-Room 3. Both properties need to redux their bathroom's in these rooms... Great prices, but...otherwise, conveniently located to walk downtown!
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Date of stay: November 2020
Trip type: Traveled on business
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gjtoles wrote a review Nov 2020
Tucson, Arizona5 contributions1 helpful vote
Have stayed at Los Padres quite a few times over the last few years. Vir keeps a wonderful place to stay at and enjoy beautiful SLO. Rooms are impeccable. The entire experience is completely top notch. Next time you might be traveling to SLO give Los Padres a try and I’m pretty sure you won’t be disappointed
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Lgg wrote a review Oct 2020
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This place is barely a motel, it’s just a run down apartment complex with the kitchens gutted out to make space for extra beds. It’s overpriced, any savings you think you are making staying here because it’s barely cheaper than other options is not worth it. It’s dirty, loud, and the wifi is the worst. I heard every word the people in next room said all night long. There are massive cracks in the walls. Their super econo lightbulbs font even turn off all the way and have a sickly orange glow all night. There were mosquitos flying around. The front desk is fused to the side of over stuffed garages with blaring TV’s in them. I felt like I had to crash at a pal’s trash studio apartment. They do less than the bare minimum here. Do yourself a favor and skip this place.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Graham M wrote a review Aug 2018
Ferndown, United Kingdom4 contributions3 helpful votes
Came into town later than anticipated and all hotels were wanting $300 + for the night and I was told nobody had rooms left. I know we became a bit desperate but we were charged $290 for the night.This wouldn't have been so bad if the room had been ok. However the door had a manky bit of stained glass in it and was ill fitting and in need of replacement. Inside was straight out of the 80s it can't have been touched since then dirty chipped paint a massive old tv with rubbish picture, the curtain wanted throwing away and there was an old iron with no ironing board ??? The table and chairs must have come from the local dump nobody else would want them especially a hotel. I can't begin to describe the curtain in the bathroom it was disgusting. The thing was a piece of material about a foot square how much would it cost to replace it just shows the owners don't care. Everything about this place is outdated, unloved and they charged $290 for it don't waste your money.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
VanessaN17 wrote a review Jul 2018
Auckland, New Zealand198 contributions39 helpful votes
Very affordable place to stay within walking distance of the centre of San Luis Obispo. The building is pretty old but reasonably clean (except for the hair in the bath tub drain!) It seems they’re closing for renovations which are clearly much needed but we found the place to be everything we needed for our one night stay passing through.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Frequently Asked Questions about Los Padres Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Los Padres Motel?
Nearby attractions include Puzzle Effect (0.09 miles), Steynberg Gallery (0.02 miles), and Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Los Padres Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and newspaper.
Is parking available at Los Padres Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Los Padres Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Splash Cafe, Franks Famous Hot Dogs, and Pepe Delgado's Mexican Restaurant.
Is Los Padres Motel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of San Luis Obispo.
Are there any historical sites close to Los Padres Motel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Dallidet Adobe and Gardens (0.4 miles) and Ah Louis Store (0.7 miles).
Is Los Padres Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.