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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

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1800 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Palm Desert, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent two nights here while attending our son's freshman orientation at CalPoly. The location couldn't have been better, even though road construction meant we had to drive further to enter the campus. Once the road is open, we could probably walk to the school. We also were able to walk about 15-20 minutes into town and find several restaurants,... More 

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Becky, Thank you for your review of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. It's great to hear that your sun will be attending Cal Poly! I am so happy to hear that we were able to comfortable accommodate your family. We look forward to seeing you again soon on your next visit to SLO. Call us directly... More 

New Delhi
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58 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the PCH route 1 from SFO to LA. Stayed here one night. When we arrived had to wait 30 minutes for front desk to come back from break. Rooms are quite good. But our room AC was broken and front desk was nice to send a pedestal fan. Breakfast is limited but okay. The fitness centre is a... More 

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback of our hotel. I am sorry for any inconveniences you may have experienced during your stay. We try to have two employees on staff up front for most of the evening; I am sorry someone was not there for you. We did just recently upgrade our fitness center with a new bike, treadmill and elliptical,... More 

Hobe Sound, Florida
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35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always try to stay at a Holiday Inn Express when traveling for a night or two. As we headed south to Los Angeles from San Francisco we tried to pick a midpoint location to stay a night. The Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo was the perfect choice. Well maintained hotel with pleasant staff. Clean, comfortable room and... More 

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Tony, Thank you for your feedback of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit during your trip down the coast. We take great pride in providing exceptional service to all of our guests. We hope you join us again soon here in SLO. Kind Regards, Amy Swink General... More 

Los Angeles, California
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50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night on my highway 1 trip from SF to LA. The location is perfect after a whole day exploring HWY1. Hotel seems to be new, so everything was clean and appear in good condition. Breakfast was fantastic as all other HIE does. Room was quiet with views of the mountains. Just perfect!

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us during your Highway 1 Trip! It sounds like we had everything you needed. I love our mountain views too! We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind Regards, Amy Swink General Manager More 

Illinois
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48 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very informed about places to eat and was very friendly. We were upgraded to a suite. There was one problem with a water leak at 4 am. When we told the front desk the maintenance crew was on it ASAP. They were also nice guys. This is a great place to start a CA adventure.

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am sorry about the water leak you had experienced but happy to hear the maintenance staff took care of it for you. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your... More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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112 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were traveling South from Palo Alto to Los Angeles and we decided to stop at San Luis Obispo. I was born here but hadn't been back for over 20 years, So we decided it would be a good place to stop for the rest of the family to see my hometown. We arrived at the hotel and they were... More 

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our hotel. I am glad we were able to help you enjoy your quick visit to your hometown! I am so sorry to hear about the noise you experienced. Next time you are hear we will ensure to get you on the top floor in a quiet location. Again, many thanks on the kind... More 

Springfield, Missouri
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used our IHG points and the staff upgraded us to a junior suite. Very nice stay....only issue is that the tv was pixilating and breaking up all evening so were basically unable to watch tv. The breakfast bar was nice and enjoyed the fact that it is free with our stay. We were offered cookies upon arrival....one night was... More 

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Kmusik, Thank you for being a loyal member to our IHG brands. We are happy that we were able to upgrade you and that you enjoyed the room. I do apologize for the television issues and we will be sure to have that issue resolved. Please come back and see us again soon! More 

Singapore
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed the night in San Luis Obispo during a family drive from San Francisco to Anaheim. Coming off Pacific Coast Highway 1 and also easily accessible to Route 101, the hotel was easy to find. Adequate outdoor parking, a warm welcome and easy check-in, a comfortable room with twin beds (we were travelling with young children) served our purpose... More 

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear iwanwyj, Thank you for being a loyal member of the IHG rewards program. We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your time here. SLO has a lot to offer and it's fantastic that you had an opportunity to experience the area during the short time you were here. Please come back and see us again soon! More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed here several time while visiting SLO. Convenient hotel that is clean and new. There is a small pool and hot tub that closes early as it sits near guest rooms. The breakfast had many choices and was tasty.

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Tony C, Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback about our property. We are glad that you allowed us the opportunity to welcome you and that you enjoyed your stay. Please come see us again soon! More 

Seattle, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night in a suite for Cal Poly graduation. Surprisingly quiet and comfortable and management is friendly and responsive. The location is very good for visiting campus, which is a short walk away, and there are several restaurants very close by. Would definitely stay here again.

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear dukiemac, Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback about our property. We are glad that you had a quiet and comfortable stay with us. Congratulations to the graduate! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel at San Luis Obispo is the area's closest hotel to California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly). Enjoy the best of small town charm surrounded by the unrivaled natural beauty of the Central Coast - from the historic Mission in downtown San Luis Obispo, to the colorful shops, restaurants, wineries, hiking, and beaches. The rustic neighboring communities of Cambria, Hearst Castle, Pismo Beach and Paso Robles are just a short drive away. Our hotel offers a relaxing getaway with newly renovated, spacious rooms and suites featuring refrigerators, bath robes, and amenities to make you feel at home! Enjoy our complimentary deluxe full American breakfast. AAA approved, 3-Diamond rating. Come hop the trolley this Thursday to our weekly, regionally-famed, Farmer's Market. You will find an extensive selection of fresh produce, BBQ & live music! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

Address: 1800 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $174 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
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Holiday Inn San Luis Obispo
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#5 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#10 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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