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“Very Comfortable!”
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Rose Garden Inn
Ranked #19 of 32 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
Sanger, California
1 review
“Very Comfortable!”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

We stayed at the Rose Garden Inn on Memorial weekend and was very Pleased with the stay the manager Daniel was very friendly and the room was clean, bed was so comfortable, very nice pool and grounds, and the Diner next door was Excellent they serve a lot of food that 2 people can eat out of one plate.

Room Tip: Excellent Hotel close to Pismo Beach, Avila Beach, and San Luis Obispo.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Hawthorne, California
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

After a while searching for good price & good place to stay for My family 2 nights spring break 04/11/13 & 04/12/13, also we try to find out the location neighbor of San Luis Obispo school- ready for my daughter admit to Cal Poly School. This hotel is around 2 miles from Cal Poly School & down town. Near the Beach and Pismo Outlet. We paid $157/ 2 nights including Tax for family of 4 –we book through online.
We arrive early at 12noon, instead ontime check in 3pm / Hotel policy. The manager is really helpful . He let us check in early without additional charges. The front desk friendly
Hotel have 2 level; look old ; have nice little garden and pool. we stay upper level ( hotel no elevator ) if you carry big luggage – make sure request first floor.
Free coffee. Free WiFi . Inside the room have refrigerator and Microwave,
The room is clean, the bathroom OK; including Hair dryer . The bathroom have trouble due valve on the sink really hard to turn on & off. The toilet has to press and hold each time use for flushing ….
With the price we paid compare with other hotel, at the time that I booked with me it was a good deal. if you need place to stay & rest- this hotel is ok. Don't expect like 5 star hotel - I could value 3 star hotel. but service 4 stars.
Hope this review, could help you make a right decision to choose the hotel that you expect. Have a great vacation at Luis Obispo

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Chris K, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review, May 28, 2013
Thank you very much for your helpful review of the Rose Garden Inn. The time you took to write about us, and the kind words you wrote means so much to our staff. It always helps when people write so that others can have a great experience, and for that, you are truly appreciated. Please come see us again soon!
Sincerely,
Daniel Ibarra
General Manager
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Redwood City, California
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Reviewed May 25, 2013

We stayed going from Santa Barbara to SF Bay. Sandwiched between a Courtyard and a Hampton Inn, the Rose Garden has to try harder, and it shows. Very nice grounds (if you like roses), Clean, spacious rooms, and pet (and human) friendly. Wife was disappointed because the windy day precluded swimming. We shared an order from Margie's next door and slept like babies. Best of all, Miss Sophie was happy. We'll stop again on our next road trip South.

Room Tip: Double queen rooms are larger than single king, not that it's an issue. We appreciated first flo...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 15, 2013 via mobile

We stayed there twice on our road trip from LA to SF and were really happy with everything.
The rooms are spacious and clean. The staff is really nice. The Jaccuzi and pool are perfect to relax after a long drive. Even if close to the freeway rooms are not noisy.
If you are hungry there is also a great dinner just walking distance. Margie's dinner serves quality but HUGE portions so just be aware!

  • Stayed June 2012
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San Rafael, California
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Drove in for a Saturday night stay for some wine tasting, found a Google+ coupon (it's now expired) so booked a room here based on the nice looking pool area. Check-in was easy, and though the front desk had never seen the coupon before, it was honored. The room was large, quiet and clean, but the bed sagged so I got so-so sleep. Easy access location off the 101, and if you're into good diner food, walk around the corner to Margie's Diner.

Oh, we weren't able to use the pool; got in too late in the afternoon, and the next morning the grey crud returned (fog).

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Chris K, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review, May 14, 2013
Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Rose Garden Inn. We really appreciate your help in making our guests more comfortable. We are in the middle of a remodel. Beds that have not been changed out yet, will be removed during the remodel and replaced with the new beds. Some rooms are already complete and the others will be shortly. We hope this will be complete before July of this year or shortly after. Thank you once again for staying with the Rose Garden Inn.
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Daniel Ibarra
General Manager
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Tracy, CA
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

We stayed one night and traveled back and forth between Cal Poly and the beach. Great location! There was a minor glich in room keys being coded wrong, but that was quickly fixed. I loved the hangers being removable (like to hang things in the shower). The young lady who checked us out was wonderful. She found plastic utensils for us, so that my kids could eat their lunch! The volcano was a huge hit, and we will definitely be back.

Room Tip: Ask for a room facing the pool.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Chris K, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review, May 14, 2013
We would like to thank you for your review of the Rose Garden Inn. We truly believe that this review will be helpful to others when traveling with children and visiting the beach and Cal Poly area. Please come back and visit us soon.
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Daniel Ibarra
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San Jose, California, USA
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

Rooms are clean, bed is comfortable, staff is very friendly and accommodating and the price was inexpensive. What more could you ask for in a roadside motel? A beautiful spa area! The hot tub is large with a pretty rock waterfall. Made for a nice surprise to this place.

  • Stayed April 2013
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Chris K, General Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this review, May 2, 2013
Wow, what a nice review! This is exactly what we are striving for. We truly appreciate you taking the time, out of your busy day, to mention us. Please come back and see us again. We love to make our customers happy!
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Daniel Ibarra
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Property: Rose Garden Inn
Address: 1585 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7205
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 32 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rose Garden Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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 
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