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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a warm welcome by Nick! He had accommodated my wife and I with early an early check-in on a very rainy day. He gave us a chance to grab breakfast right after we were checked in. Our stay was terrific and we would love to stay here if we are ever in the area again. Thank you for your...

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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. Sincerely, Amy Swink General Manager

Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Great location. Tony at front desk very helpful and Jonathon working the free breakfast was very helpful with our dietary restriction. Clean and nice amenities. Will definitely return for another stay.

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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 great to hear that Tony, Jonathan and the rest of the team were able to take such great care of you! It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will...

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed October 20, 2016

We called the night before and secured our reservation for two nights. When we arrived the next day, we checked in quickly and the front desk provided us a map of the city and information on the street fair the following night. They also provided a map to the college campus with driving instructions. The hotel is within walking distance...

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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 delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's great to hear you were able to enjoy the Farmer's Market! Our staff takes great pride in providing excellent service, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Kind Regards, Amy Swink General Manager

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We stay at a variety of hotels in SLO during football season. The HIE is one of them and is a nice facility. Their breakfast is better than some of the others in SLO and the Jacuzzi is always a decent temperature for the after game relaxation. Desk crew and all staff are nice and polite and will go out...

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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. We are glad you enjoy your time here with us during the Cal Poly Football season. Our staff takes great pride in providing exceptional services to our guests. We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back for another football weekend soon. Go Mustangs!

Ahwatukee, Arizona, United States
Reviewed October 7, 2016

We stayed here on our way back to Arizona. We arrived late in the evening and check in was a breeze. The front desk was helpful and friendly. The hotel is in a great location and we felt 100% safe. The hotel was clean, the room was comfortable and clean, the breakfast was excellent. They have pancakes you make yourself...

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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. Sincerely, Amy Swink General Manager

Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Only stayed one night but the front desk tried to get us in as early as possible so we could relax before our sons first home football game. They did get us in by one vs. 3.. and were very accommodating thruout. Clean... nice... bkfst was eh.. but you're right by Apple farm yum.. tho long wait Sunday a.m. JJ...

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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. I will be sure to commend J.J. on a job well done! We hope you will visit us again. Warm Regards, Amy Swink General Manager

Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We came down for a rugby tournament and had a great first night sleep. We had a great second night sleep as well, however, we lost our car keys. JJ helped us search for our team car keys and provided one of the highest levels of customer service that we have ever experienced at any hotel. He was very attentive...

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

Dear Tristan, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am delighted to hear that J.J. was able to take such good care of your group during a stressful situation! Our staff here takes great pride in providing exceptional guest services. We hope you found your keys! Look...

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice modern hotel with a nice pool and helpful staff. It is a bit far out from downtown although very convenient for Highway 1. Fine for a stop over for one night. The rooms are spacious clean and modern. Great blackout curtains and quiet.

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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. I am glad to hear you had comfortable accommodations while here with us. I am sorry if we were a bit too far away from Downtown to your liking. On you next visit, be sure to ask out staff to assist you in arranging taxi services or Uber! If you...

Boise, Idaho
Reviewed September 9, 2016

We stayed two nights here over Labor Day weekend. The room was clean and the beds were comfortable. The breakfast better than many hotel free breakfasts. There is a local pizza place across the street that was pretty good. I would stay here again.

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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

Roseville, California
Reviewed August 23, 2016

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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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

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: $119 - $240 (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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“We stayed on first floor at the East end and it was great. Easy access to the door for luggage and exit. It was quiet for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Froggy0103, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“No real good views of anything but I would stay several rooms away from any elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles 071847, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“We had a regular room with two queen beds. Two adults, one teen, and tween. Next time I would opt to get a suite.”
 of 5 bubbles lizasalazar, Jul 31, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the top floor and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 628beckyh, Jul 21, 2016 | Read review
“No noise was experienced in either of our stays on first or third floors, rooms 128 and 328.”
 of 5 bubbles Kmusik, Jun 21, 2016 | Read review
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