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Courtyard San Luis Obispo
Ranked #12 of 32 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

We stayed here on a vacation touring the coast. The waitress in the restaurant was really helpful and friendly. The food was great. We were too tired to go out and I am glad we stayed in. The room was comfortable and clean. We had no issues with the hotel and would stay here again.

Room Tip: I always prefer a top floor in a corner for less noise.
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 13, 2012

Very good first impressions of the actual hotel upon arrival. There were free cookies and Hot Drinks and Internet Access available in a sort of foyer area that lead onto the dining area.

Rooms were good, clean and spacious with the bathroom also equally clean. The laundry services were excellent, especially as the dryer was broken so you could use it for free :P

The pool area was good, nice sized pool, a cute jacuzzi and plenty of sun beds

We went out each night for dinner but the breakfast food was good enough. Plenty of choice including all the usual Bacon, Egg, Toast and Cereals etc

Make sure to get a room high up though

  • Stayed: November 2011
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

This time, I had my younger brother drive his car up the coast on Sat. October 6th, 2012 to visit San Luis Obispo and Nipomo (Can You Say 'Jocko's Steakhouse'?) at the same time visiting my dear friend 'The Polar Bear' who was also visiting SLO with his Church group while he stayed at another property with the number '6' next door. Polar's room was like being in Port Au'Prince, Haiti while the room my brother and I had at the Courtyard by Marriott was Paris, France (Room 227, with two double beds). Arrived early Saturday afternoon, loved it. Checked out late on Sunday afternoon, loved it. Did not use the pool or spa. Will most likely return. Five Claws Up!!! JG 'Bear'

Room Tip: Request High Floor
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with friends
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FOM-ARC, Front Office Manager at Courtyard San Luis Obispo, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2012

Goriajk, thank you very much for taking the time to comment about your last stay at our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and we have passed these comments on to our staff. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and we look forward to your next visit!

Regards,

Amanda Cretcher - FOM
Courtyard by Marriott - San Luis Obispo

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Reviewed October 4, 2012

Had it not been for extremely rough towels, I would have rated this excellent. Location to 101 and downtown is great, food was great, check-in easy, nice staff...but scratched my kin on the towels, rough as sandpaper

Room Tip: Due to towels, rated room average
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

I have stayed at this property several times over the past few years. It is set off the road and the surroundings are peaceful and you do not hear any road noise. The staff at this location is excellent. Amanda the front desk manager is just great. She is very helpful and makes you feel that you are a valued guest. Location provides easy access to Highway 101 and dowtown San Luis Obispo is only five minute drive. It is an easy drive to the airport as well (~10 minutes).

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed September 22, 2012

Found this Courtyard by Marriott online while traveling from Santa Cruz to L.A. and needed a place to stop on the way . Staff was courteous and helpful. Room was large but no large bath towels. Pool looked ok but hot tub was not the cleanest. Although they say they have coffee24/7, they didn't. I woke up a little late and didnt get down in time to get coffee and couldn't even buy a cup in the hotel. Couldn't buy breakfast either and had to get in my car and drive to Starbucks to get coffee! Coffee in the room but no milk, creamer or anything. Decent price and it fit our needs but thank goodness we only stayed 1 night.

  • Stayed: September 2012
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

Good place to crash after all day sightseeing. Nice location. Parking was a bit difficult to find, probably because of labor day weekend. Free internet was good, a bit spotty though. Would be good if the breakfast was included. :)

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Courtyard San Luis Obispo

Address: 1605 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7214
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#7 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#10 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $121 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard San Luis Obispo 3*
Number of rooms: 139
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Courtyard by Marriott is San Luis Obispo's newest hotel and is conveniently located near Cal Poly and is 7 mi to Pismo and Avila Beach. The Courtyard San Luis Obispo is 4 mi to San Luis Obispo County Airport with easy access to all area attractions and landmarks. Our San Luis Obispo hotel has a distinctive architectural style where you can enjoy the warmth of the California sun. The Courtyard San Luis Obispo has a customer-focused guest room design combining both comfort and functionality. Our San Luis Obispo hotel offers spacious rooms, complimentary wireless internet, as well as a fitness center and an outdoor heated pool with jacuzzi. ... more   less 
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