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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

positives: 1. dog friendly 2. least inexpensive room in SLO for timeframe 3. location is off freeway and close to coffee shop 4. clean room 5. pretty ground with roses 6. tv worked fine 7. able to park close to the room 8. close to restaurant 9. good size room in the king bed room negatives: 1. expensive for what... More 

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Thank Diana A
Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Dear Diana A, Thank you so much for taking the time to share this review. We always value guests feedback as it helps us to improve overall experience in the future. San Luis Obispo is only getting more and more popular, but we still pride ourselves on offering some of the most affordable rates in the area. I am glad... More 

Arcadia, California
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30 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't reserve any hotel when we went San Luis obispo. All the hotel are so expensive and we needed to stay for one night. We came the hotel and staff was nice. Room key cards didn't work so we couldn't go inside hotel from outside. We called front desk and we had to come back front desk, then she... More 

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Thank ashamta
Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Dear ashamta, I am sorry to hear about your disappointing experience. We always try to help out guests when they encounter issues, but we should have done more to assist you with the room keys, and for that I apologize. I have brought up your other concerns with the maintenance and housekeeping staffs, and we will work to ensure this... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I booked this hotel due to the fact that every other hotel in the area was really expensive and our group would only be there overnight. That scenario really would be the only reason you should decide to stay here. The hotel itself is dated, with the exception of a handful of rooms that are upgraded. Our room was not... More 

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Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Dear denjimenez, I am so sorry to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations. As you noted, the San Luis Obispo are is only getting more and more popular, and we are proud to offer some of the most reasonable rates in the area. We are in the process or updating the hotel, and have plans to further... More 

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Reviewed October 8, 2016

Clean property and very comfortable beds. Heidi was extremely helpful when ever I needed something like getting me a room with good internet. There was plenty of parking for my truck and trailer. Not sure I wanted to stay there from outside but presently surprised on the inside.

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Thank Norman D
Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Dear Norman D, Thank you so much for this nice review! It always makes my day to hear from guests who enjoyed their time with us and felt comfortable throughout their stay. I passed along your compliments to Heidi, and she was just thrilled to hear your kind remarks. We pride ourselves on offering comfortable and pleasant accommodations at some... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

This hotel should be avoided at all cost! It smells horrific. The toilet didn't work right and the faucet was green. There were brown stains smeared on the side of the bed. The staff just made excuses when we complained. We even paid extra for a room they said was remodeled. Not fit for any living creature!

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Thank smitten1995
Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Dear smitten1995, I am so sorry to hear about your experiences during your stay here. Our top priority is that guests are comfortable and content, so hearing that your stay was unpleasant is completely unacceptable. I have brought up your complaints with the staff, and we are working to ensure that this does not happen again. If you would like... More 

Lake Stevens, Washington
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016

We won't be returning here. Our room had a really strong odor - it was bad! I went to the front desk and asked if we could change rooms, but they didn't have any other available rooms. They were thoughtful enough to offer me an Ibuprofen for the headache the smell had given me or to come and spray Febreeze... More 

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Thank Terry D
Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Dear Terry D, I am very sorry to hear that the room was not up to par. It is our top priority that guests are comfortable throughout their stay here, so this situation is unacceptable. If you would be so kind as to give me a call at the hotel, I would be happy to discuss this further with you.... More 

Thousand Oaks, California
1 review
Reviewed September 16, 2016

decent place to stay at a great price. it's old and dated, but clean. because of cal poly freshman move-in, the location was sold out, and if you needed to change rooms you would be out of luck. still, it was reassuring to know the staff and general manager, Mary, would do whatever was in their power to do to... More 

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Thank drj-family
Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Dear drj-family, Thank you so much for this review. We are proud to offer some of the most competitive rates in the area, and I am glad you found the hotel to your liking. The San Luis Obispo area is only getting more popular, but we will always do our best to accommodate guest requests. I passed along your compliments... More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We had driven all day from Las Vegas on a road trip and rocked up to this place on the highway and it was a lovely surprise. lovely pool and hot spa and Margis diner Next door for an amazing breakfast! clean and comfortable hotel perfect for a few nights stay on route to the rest of California!!!!

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Thank 707emmz
Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Dear 707emmz, Thank you for sharing this review! I agree that this hotel is the perfect stuff when traveling through California, and I am glad we were able to offer you a pleasant and comfortable place to stay. The pool and spa seem to be quite popular among guests! The pool area is a great way to unwind after a... More 

Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is one of my favorite places to stay and this past visit was wonderful as always. This hotel is a quaint older hotel with beautiful grounds. The staff is always personable and helpful. We haven't been in a while and this visit we found that it had a new owner who has begun doing renovations. We were thrilled to... More 

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Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Dear Stacey C, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Your compliments have made my day, and I passed along your kind remarks to the rest of the staff. I am so glad that you enjoyed your time here and found the facilities easily accessible. I agree that our pool and spa area is one of... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed as a family for 2 nights en route to San Francisco. Whilst the inn is well located for San Luis Obispo, there is a traditional diner nearby and the wifi connection was good everything else was very poor. We were particularly concerned with security as there appeared to be other guests who were wedging the doors open as... More 

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Thank Oons14
Mary C, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review

Dear Oons14, I am so sorry to hear that your were not satisfied with your stay. It is always disappointing when a guest has a less than perfect time at the hotel, but I appreciate your feedback and will work on improving the points you raise. I am sorry that you were woken up by loud engines. It is a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rose Garden Inn is a San Luis Obispo hotel, located off beautiful Highway 101. It is a favorite among Cal Poly University families, with easy access to Pismo Beach, Avila Beach, Oceano Dunes and Hearst Castle. Guests are welcome to enjoy the beautiful gardens, heated pool and the areas largest spa with multiple waterfalls. The rooms are tastefully decorated, spacious, and equipped with the business and family traveler in mind. Free coffee, wireless Internet and a very friendly staff is here to make your stay more comfortable. Rose Garden Inn is just a short drive to scenic Hwy 1, Paso Robles Wine country, and Big Sur. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rose Garden Inn

Address: 1585 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7205
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $68 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rose Garden Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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“select an upstairs room”
 of 5 bubbles P4538FDdianaa, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Request the upgraded rooms”
 of 5 bubbles denjimenez, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“rooms in the back are away from the freeway”
 of 5 bubbles drj-family, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“We had room near swimming pool!”
 of 5 bubbles 707emmz, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own TV, A/C outlets, and ADA room features, and you will be (mostly) OK here.”
 of 5 bubbles Yobabs, Aug 12, 2016 | Read review
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