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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the room, the meals and the hot tub in the room. I could never figure out the hot tub controls, though and it should have a manual. The pool definitely needs an upgrade. Its surface is crumbling and it's cold!

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Of course, we are glad that you thought Sycamore a great place. Our staff will always respond immediately to assist with your hot tub--or with anything else. In regards to the pool, I agree. Ownership has reviewing plans currently for a complete renovation of the pool and the surrounding area. Please contact me directly upon your return. I will keep... More 

Oxnard
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reserved this place for a small vacay getaway to just relax with my boyfriend. We both had a crazy last two weeks of work and weren't able to have time for each other so when we both had the same days off I decided to reserve this for those days to just relax and enjoy the springs and a... More 

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

It sounded like Sycamore was just the kind of relaxing getaway that you needed after such crazy work schedules. We are extremely pleased that we could provide this experience for you. Please do return very soon! And thank you! More 

Santa Barbara
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place have been there many times. However on a recent trip I alerted the staff to a price that was advertised on a flyer that was sitting near the front desk. The manager would not honor this price and said it was a flyer from the previous year. While I was at the front desk there was... More 

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

I wish I had more details so that I could look into this further with you. If you could clarify, I'm happy to discuss this situation. I appreciate you taking the time to point out this issue to us. More 

San Francisco
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sycamore Spa is a wonderful retreat from everyday life. The hotel, the mineral spas, the bar staff, the grounds, the incredible instructors in the yoga dome, the environment and the towels all add to the experience of indulging oneself into a moment of luxury. This is the first time we experienced the delightful remodeled cabins across the bridge. Know... More 

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We love to put that on our website: "Such a totally wonderful experience." Tremendous that you could stay in a completely renovated one-bedroom king spa suite in the West Meadows Nature Preserve. Thank you for your patronage and for your review. Please come back soon. More 

Los Angeles
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming to this property for the last 5 years at least twice a year. They have hiked up their prices and for the price they charge the resort is not worth it. Let me start with the front desk. The people sitting up front are not the friendliest bunch. When you go in it feels like you... More 

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Of course, we appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences. I'm sorry it didn't meet your expectations. There is utterly no excuse for our staff not being friendly and non-welcoming. In regards the recently renovated one-bedroom spa suites, there is a variety of colors. Naturally, many people love the new colors, and some do not. The water is... More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa was a great place. My wife and I went for our anniversary and had a wonderful time. The staff and managers were great and helped us through some problems and misunderstandings. Take the Sycamore trail hike beautiful vistas well worth the hike! The food was top notch for the most part. The rooms with... More 

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for letting us know you had a lovely anniversary at Sycamore. And I especially like hearing that you thought the staff was great. Please do come back soon!! More 

Chatsworth
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is beautiful and the property is too. There is nothing you could do to make our stay better. We love coming to this location. The service is excellent. We highly recommend this resort to friends

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We love it that you love Sycamore! We so appreciate your comments and that you recommend Sycamore to your friends. If I can ever be of assistance, please contact me directly. See you soon we hope! More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Guest House fireplace did not work. I called for respire. Alex told me he'd return while we were at sspa appointments and try to fix but either way leave me a note regarding status. No note, no repair, vvery disappointing. No instructions at check in regarding our need to fill 2 hot tubs at Giest House ourselves our selves,... More 

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Of course, I apologize for your fireplace not working and for the miscommunication on behalf of our spa staff. Please contact me directly to discuss further. Thank you. More 

Portage
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some updates needed but would definitely recommend this to anyone. Lots of options for things to do and see either on the property or nearby. Very close to San Luis Obispo airport. We had a great time!

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We appreciate the review and glad to know you had a great time. I'm not sure what room you stayed in, but we have completely renovated the one-bedroom spa suites, and last week we started on the complete renovation of the standard rooms. We hope you'll return again soon! More 

Bakersfield
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only one thing that was horrible them doing construction 2 rooms down would of liked to sleep in the morning. Was not very private with workers walking by the balcony. Wish was told by staff before we booked the room.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort rests atop hot mineral springs and spans more than 100 acres of forest, hills and meadows on the picturesque Central Coast of California. An authentic California resort, the property features hillside mineral springs hot tubs, a beautiful spa, the Gardens of Avila Restaurant, a labyrinth, private balcony hot tubs, meditation gardens, and wide selection of mind-body classes in our Yoga Dome. Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort -located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is just a short walk to the ocean and close to award-winning wineries, golf courses, Hearst Castle, Pismo Beach, and San Luis Obispo. Escape to our historic resort voted best Spa and Weekend Getaway on the Central Coast. Experience rustic elegance in a serene and relaxing environment surrounded with the best California has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa

Address: 1215 Avila Beach Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-8048
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $251 - $597 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Sycamore Mineral Springs Hotel San Luis Obispo
Sycamore Springs
Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
Mineral Resort Springs Sycamore
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#11 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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“Ask advice at front desk. Each room has a name”
 of 5 bubbles expectquality1942, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the King Suites at the back of the property, but be prepared to walk or wait for a valet for a ride.”
  • King Suite - Outside
 of 5 bubbles kimberlyc889, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay in the "historic building" if you want to get a shut eye”
 of 5 bubbles Courage11, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you don't like walking up and down hills get a room on the ground level.”
 of 5 bubbles Staythurstymyfriends, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles thishf13, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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