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The Kinney San Luis Obispo

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1800 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2614 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews holiday inn express front desk cal poly hi express upgraded to a suite other hotels beds were comfortable downtown slo stayed here for one night close to downtown we've stayed would stay here again short stay hot breakfast short drive hot tub cookies
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

The Kinney San Luis Obispo has been wonderful to work with in booking group rates and room blocks for a conference that my employer is hosting in the area. I will absolutely be booking with them again for our conferences in years to come, and...More

Thank ChristianaDove
Response from Adventurer823674, General Manager at The Kinney San Luis ObispoResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your excellent review about the Kinney and our awesome group and event space! We hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed October 3, 2018

Beautiful hotel. Kaitlyn, Noelle & Greg friendly. Our room door was open when we arrived. Microwaves not in each room as they do not have enough; you have to ask for them. Ours was delivered & placed on bottom dresser shelf. No Bible in drawer....More

Thank Judy H
Response from Adventurer823674, General Manager at The Kinney San Luis ObispoResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Judy H, While I was pleased to read that you were satisfied with some areas of your stay, I was truly disappointed to read that we did not meet and exceed your expectations in all areas of your visit. There is really no excuse...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

We booked this hotel under the Holiday Inn Express name. The hotel looks to be 99% complete from a recent remodel...let me tell you, it is fantastic! It is a super cute hotel with character and a great vibe. The free cookies and apples at...More

Thank WingFamily4
Response from Adventurer823674, General Manager at The Kinney San Luis ObispoResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Wingfamily4! What a fantastic review, thank you! Thank you for taking the time to review our new restaurant and all of our fun games and activities offered in Leroy's. Thank you for sharing your experience with Crystal, we will be sure to share your...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Needed a small conference room to handle some business events for CalPoly students. The NEW Kinney Hotel is replacing the old Holiday Inn Express. A complete remodel is taking place and it looks like it will be up beat place to stay...and right at the...More

Thank frogzzz
Response from Adventurer823674, General Manager at The Kinney San Luis ObispoResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi frogzzz! Thank you so much for the 5 star review! We can't thank you enough for sharing your thoughts with the rest of the world about our awesome hotel The Kinney! Please let us know when we can help with conference space again.

Reviewed September 23, 2018

We booked this hotel because it was in a good location, only a small distance from the downtown area of San Luis Obispo. It seems like the hotel is going through a renovation (which we were not notified about). When we were arrived, we were...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Banquet Room
Free Parking
Business Center with Internet Access
Wheelchair access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$148 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#9 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
$148 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#9 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Vy-Suayen
March 31, 2018|
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Response from Woodpecker48 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t use the pool, but my experience with hotel pools has been that they are all heated, without exception. I would give 10 to 1 odds that this pool is heated.
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Lyle P
June 23, 2015|
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Response from James D | Property representative |
Unfortunetely we are no longer pet friendly except for service animals only. Thank you.
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SWPagan
January 19, 2015|
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Response from James D | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out to us. As of last year with our recent room refresh, the decision was made to no longer allow pets here at the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo. Just a short drive away in Pismo Beach, we have... More
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"Ask for room facing courtyard"
judyhM3145WS
Oct 3, 2018
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"Great staff"
WingFamily4
Oct 3, 2018
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"Wait until the renovation is over."
Boscaverde86
Sep 23, 2018
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"If you want a quiet room, ask for one away from the pool"
BluRavdriver
Aug 18, 2018
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