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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

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Manhattan Beach, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... 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. 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 More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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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... More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

Boise, Idaho
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank luv2paddle
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 

Roseville, California
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95 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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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 August 23, 2016

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 August 17, 2016

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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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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140 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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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Thank phileasfoggtmc
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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59 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

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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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 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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: $146 - $275 (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
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#5 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#10 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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