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San Francisco, California
Reviewed November 18, 2013

Not at all what I'd expected to find along the road when traveling with friends. It was during the first day of an classic muscle car show. The hotel was full of elderly travelers and their families; however, if you ever want to do something out of the ordinary and aren't scared of the color pink and traditional venues that...

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Avila Beach, California
Reviewed November 16, 2013

Pink, creepy, strange, pink, old, overdone, pink, dirty, weird. Those are the adjectives that describe this place. The outside is starkly different from the inside. With beautiful grass fields, horses, rocky waterfalls and flowers...you might think you're entering a serene place but once inside, you'll probably have nightmares about pink and the movie The Shinning. My mom and I did...

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Bartow, Florida
Reviewed November 11, 2013

this is the most beautiful hotel i have seeing... their restaurant is amazing, and this is the only place in the world i have seeing the men taking their women into their restroom... you will see why! Food is excellent, and the rooms are so unique and incredible...

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Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

We just checked in to our Jr Suite. We booked online and requested one of two different rooms. We got here and were given a different room, one my wife didn't like at all. Not even a hair dryer! I guess I would have expected that they would have notified me that the room we requested was not available.

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Joe_Forgette, Manager at Madonna Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. When booking online unfortunately we cannot guarantee a particular room. If you are interested in staying in a particular one, please contact us directly and we can always check specific availability. When you reserve a room directly over the phone with us you are guaranteed into an accommodation. We do...

Carlsbad
Reviewed October 23, 2013

Very kitchsey patched together room that hurts the eyes initially but works well! We had a very pleasant stay for one night on a road trip. Drinks by the pool, dinner in the restaurant and a hearty breakfast in the coffee shop were all very good with excellent service. The staff at the Madonna Inn are all very warm and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 19, 2013

Stayed here for 1 night while travelling up through California last year. We knew what to expect as I had read about this hotel on multiple site. And it was everything I expected. Rooms where so much fun, water fall shower and etc! The staff were very very friendly and helpful with all aspects. I asked for a fridge and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 17, 2013

I wasn't sure about staying here but it is definitely worth a visit. I was mainly worried about cleanliness but I was wrong. The place is extremely clean. From reception (special mention to Cynthia) to the bar, going through the dance hall with live music, the swimming pool and the pink basketball court, everything feels cinematic and weird - good...

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Joe_Forgette, Manager at Madonna Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review and providing special mention to one of our employees, we made sure to recognize her for the effort. We appreciate both your comments and your business, hopefully we can see you again!

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Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

This was quite possibly the highlight of our 25 day trip in the US. The Madonna Inn is a cross between the Moulin Rogue, The Great Gatsby and Disneyland. I love the attention to detailed and the service. This place is totally nuts kitsch cool and we would go back in a heartbeat. Oh and the pool is superb for...

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London
Reviewed October 17, 2013

The Madonna Inn is an institution - yes it's outlandish and a little tacky, but you've got to see it as it really is a feast for the eyes! My partner and I spent one night in the Caveman room. The decor was really fun and we loved the waterfall shower. The bed was comfy although in truth all the...

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Tucson
Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

We did not actually stay here but we did stop by to check it out, the hotel is bizarre and the restrooms are definitely something to see, the area is very pretty and it's right off the freeway, glad we saw it

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Madonna Inn Copper Cafe
Madonna Inn Copper Cafe
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Alex Madonna's Gold Rush Steak House
Alex Madonna's Gold Rush Steak House
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Madonna Inn

Address: 100 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5489
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $177 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Madonna Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Madonna Hotel San Luis Obispo
Madonna Inn San Luis Obispo
Madonna San Luis Obispo
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#7 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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