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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This was a spur of the moment overnight trip to take care of some business & chose this hotel because it accepts pets (I had intended to have my dog with me but didn't take her). This is a very good 3 star hotel. The desk staff was very friendly, efficient and helpful with regard to directions and suggestions. Although... More 

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

Dear Trvl4salsa, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel on the TripAdvisor website, I am pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel. Yes, I do realize the hotel is dated but I am happy to announce that a complete renovation of the interior of the property will be kicking off... More 

Corona, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

This is a nice, clean and quiet place to stay when in San Luis Obispo (SLO). Located close to Cal Poly and downtown SLO. Breakfast and wi-fi available. Don't miss the cinnamon rolls. They are the best.

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

Dear BKawahara, Thank you for your review of our hotel, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you enjoyed the Cinnamon Rolls! We get that a lot!!! We look forward to seeing you again soon Sincerely, Joel F. Koper General Manager More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

Check-in was very efficient and the staff very helpful. We were given free water and a few snacks, this was a nice touch ! The allocated room was quite large and very clean. There were ample plug sockets for charging everything overnight and the beds were comfy. The town itself is very nice and we would most definitely stay at... More 

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

Dear CKBM, Thank you for the review of our hotel. I was delighted to hear that our associates were friendly and that all your needs were met! We hope to see you again the next time you are in San Luis Obispo!! Sincerely, Joel Koper General Manager More 

London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I hadn't intended to stay here as I had hoped to get further on a drive between LA and San Francisco. However, we decided to stop in San Luis Obispo and this was the first hotel we enquired about availability. The check-in staff were very helpful and friendly and we were soon checked in to our room. The room was... More 

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

Dear, Although not intended, I am glad you had the opportunity to experience our hotel and I was thrilled to hear that the check-in staff took good care of you. I was also glad to hear that our laundry facilities came in handy for you, we added it about a year ago and it has been an added convenience for... More 

Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Chocolate chip cookies were offered at check-in along with a warm greeting by Emily and her female colleague, a great way to start our one night stay on a 12-day Calif coastal road trip. She encouraged us to visit the Farmer’s Market held downtown every Thursday in the summer, reachable by the 50 cent trolley that stopped in front of... More 

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

I stayed here for three nights while on vacation with my family it was very convenient to our destinations with easy freeway access. The staff was very friendly and helpful with awesome recommendations to near by beaches. The room was perfect and the jacuzzi was wonderful. The only issue I had to wait an hour to check in this is... More 

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Suffolk
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

The reception staff are all enthusiastic and very helpful. TV service is excellent. Shame there isn't a safe in the room though. Average, brew facilities. Rooms were clean, but at bit mean with the complementary bathroom toiletries. Rooms are spacious and a short-walk into town and a short distance from route 101. Breakfast isn't great and a few of my... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I thought the hotel was in a great location, right off the freeway. Clean rooms, but somewhat dark. There needs to be more lighting. My main gripe was that they did not replace the breakfast food. Most hotels make sure that the breakfast foods are replenished until the cutoff time. This one was out off the pancake mix, the bacon,... More 

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

Dear CKelWhit, Thank you for staying with us again and providing us with your valuable feedback. Your satisfaction is important to us and we try hard to make sure all of our guests have a rewarding experience at our hotel. Please accept our apologies for falling short of your expectations with our Breakfast. Rest assured that your comments about the... More 

Oakland, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

A very good hotel. The staff is excellent and accommodating. They will try very hard to make your demands happen. My family has stayed at this hotel many times over the last 4 years...visiting our daughter at Cal Poly, SLO. It has always been enjoyable, relaxing and comfortable. The hotel is within walking distance of the campus (at least for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

My wife and I have just stayed here for 7 nights and it was truly wonderful. Everything was perfect, the staff were truly amazing so helpful in so many ways. Lauren at the Front Desk was outstanding as was the manager.The comp breakfasts were fine (something for everybody). We used Enterprise Rental on Broad Street, they picked us up and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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 - $274 (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:
Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo Hotel San Luis Obispo
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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