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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

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Roseville, California
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95 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Although we stayed only one night, we found the hotel very clean, comfortable, and quiet, with an excellent breakfast and a friendly staff member who helped us select a fine restaurant for dinner. We hope to return for a longer stay in this charming town.

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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 our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Kind Regards, Amy Swink General Manager More 

Mission Viejo, California
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall this hotel had reasonable accommodations and we would stay here again. We frequently drive the 101 between southern and northern California and break up the trip by spending a night in the San Luis Obispo area. Consequently we have stayed at a number of different hotels here and this is one we found to be a good value. Our... More 

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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 our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Regards, Amy Swink General Manager More 

Selma, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As an IHG employee who travels A lot i gotta say this is the most best holiday inn in the 805 area! Heather who works the front desk is absolutely one of the best Front desk people their! Everything their was great ! Defiantly recommend if you are in the area

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

Thank you for your great review of our hotel. I am glad to hear you were able to enjoy your stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, Amy Swink General Manager More 

Nottingham
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139 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 1 night brief stopover didn't do justice to this hotel. Situated in a pretty town just off Hwy 1 making it an ideal stopover, we were warmly greeted and helped find a local supermarket. looked like loads of local eateries that we never had chance to sample, well appointed rooms with twin King beds, and free wifi for frequent... More 

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

Wow, thank you so much for such kind words about our city, hotel and staff! It is amazing to hear that you enjoyed your short time here with us. I agree that one day is not enough time to truly enjoy all that the Central Coast has to offer! We hope you can plan another trip to see us again... More 

Norwalk, California
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55 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I particularly liked the location. Stayed here one night on my last trip. We were only in SLO for one night to attend the Farmers Market. I liked that the trolley had a stop literally at the curb and it took you to and from the farmers market without having to walk far. There is also a restaurant/bar across the... More 

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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 our hotel. It sounds like you were able to enjoy quite a lot of San Luis Obispo in just one quick visit and I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We look forward to welcoming... More 

Hickman, CA
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190 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best part of staying here was the great breakfast! The pancake machine was really fun and enjoyed by all. Much better variety of breakfast foods than I expected. The location was pretty close to downtown, we drove but could have hiked. The room was not so hot. It was in need of an update and smelled funny.

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Thank KniteRiter
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. I am delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable visit to SLO. It is great to hear that you were able to take advantage of our Express Start Breakfast. I am sorry to hear about any inconveniences with your room. We are looking into the situation and will do... More 

California
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in San Luis Obispo near downtown or Cal Poly you have to stay here. Staff was excellent, breakfast was great, and just a quiet relaxing atmosphere. We stayed here for an entire week and it just flew by. Pool and hot tub were awesome. Short walk to downtown and a great little pizza place right across the... 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. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We take great pride in providing exceptional services to our guests! We hope you and your family can come see us again soon. Kind Regards, Amy Swink General Manager More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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98 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here as part of the Amgen Tour of California. The best part of my stay was the delicious breakfast. Another thing that was nice was the helpful staff, especially housekeeping - which responded to two special requests right away.

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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 the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us this past spring. We take great pride in providing exceptional service to our guests! Again, Thank you and we look forward to seeing you next year during the Amgen Tour of California. Regards, Amy Swink... More 

San Diego, CA
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49 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night with my husband and two teens. It was a great hotel at a good price. The price also includes parking, cookies, and cool lemon water! We were in town to tour Cal Poly SLO, and this hotel was just 5 minutes down the road from campus. It is also a short drive down the... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am glad to hear you were able to enjoy all we have to offer as well as all SLO has to offer. Farmer's Market is a must see! We hope you come and visit us soon during your next San Luis Obispo trip! Kind Regards, Amy Swink... More 

Palm Desert, California
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28 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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 

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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
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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 93401-2614
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $160 - $292 (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
San Luis Obispo Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#10 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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