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San Luis Creek Lodge

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Nipomo, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a night in the Craftsman-style building, which is often shown in the Lodge's ads, as it is very attractive. Our room was nicely decorated, although the scale of the lounge chair was a bit odd: too big and awkwardly placed for the space near the windows. Also, as one reviewer mentioned: bring your own pillow!...

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June S, General Manager at San Luis Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments here on Tripadvisor. We appreciate it and we love constructive criticism as we are always looking for ways to improve our service. I am sorry our new down pillows were not what you might have chosen. Pillows are a very personal thing. I am happy your stay went well and we look forward...

Sonoma, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am definitely staying here whenever I visit my daughter in SLO. I was honestly so impressed by how well thought out every detail was in my room from a design aspect as well as placement of helpful things (like hairdryers). The King Bed was large and super comfortable. June, the Inn Keeper, was helpful, kind and friendly. I cannot...

Thank ReneeReBell
June S, General Manager at San Luis Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. I am so happy that you noticed all the details in your room. We replaced all our bedding recently and our guests are loving it. We look forward to seeing you and our daughter next time you visit! Thanks again for taking the time to write this review. June

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Motor at half way point from San Francisco and Los Angeles. Clean comfortable rooms and facilities, breakfast area on the compact side, but as this is free how can we complain. Would definitely recommend motel and town as half way stop.

Thank pdcs4
June S, General Manager at San Luis Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are in an excellent location to stop when traveling along the coast. San Luis Obispo has a lot to offer. We hope you had a wonderful trip and would love to see you again in the future. June

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lodge is an affordable alternative to large chain hotels situated nearby, with double the privacy and convenience. Very polite hotel staff at check-in. Even during a remodel phase, I found the room to be spotless, roomy, and free parking nearby helped. This is a little ways from downtown SLO, but they have free bicycles if you want to leave...

Thank MEKonrad
June S, General Manager at San Luis Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your comments here on Tripadvisor. We hope to see you again in the near future so that you can enjoy our beautiful new Breakfast Room and Lobby. We are now offering our full breakfast and we are excited to have our guests experience the new space. Thanks again, June

Oakland, California
Reviewed 13 February 2017

SLCL was a great place for our 5 day stay in SLO! The room was big and just felt much more cozy and homey compared to the typical hotel room. The bed was incredibly comfortable and firm. Pets are allowed so if you want that option, it is available. Town was a nice walk from the hotel where restaurants abound!...

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June S, General Manager at San Luis Creek Lodge, responded to this review

I was delighted to read your review here on Tripadvisor. Thank you for taking the time to do that. We like to keep our movie collection fairly current. I am glad you enjoyed them. We hope to see you again in the future so that you can enjoy our beautiful newly renovated lobby and breakfast room in our Gatehouse building....

Cambria, California
Reviewed 10 February 2017

What a beautiful hotel! A weekend out celebrating my boyfriend 21 birthday decided to stay at this outstanding spot. We stayed at the Craftsman building couldn't have been any happier. Just what we needed close to Downtown Slo. Great service throughout the way, especially during check in the front desk agent made us feel welcome and let us know that...

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June S, General Manager at San Luis Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review. We love that we were part of such a special occasion for you. We hope to see you again so that you can enjoy our newly renovated breakfast room. We still have our to go boxes but I think you will love to sit and enjoy the new surroundings. Congratulations again and thank...

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

If we're going by real hotel standards, this place is a solid 3.5 stars but since Holiday Inns seem to get 4 stars on TA, this is a TA 5 star. ;) Very nice, cozy property sandwiched between two lower quality motels. Don't let that deter you. Very comfortable rooms, great staff and a super cozy kind of ski lodge...

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vancouver island
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Nice Surprise We decided to make an unplanned stop in San Luis Obispo on our way to Carmel and saw that this Inn was the number one place to stay. Now we see why. Not only are the people lovely, but the Inn is quiet, off the highway, with comfortable rooms and bathrooms with two sinks —always a plus. The...

2Thank buford33
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed in the Craftsman building, couldn't have been happier with my beautifully decorated home away from home. Huge, super comfortable bed, even a fireplace in the corner! Took advantage of the wi-fi (very easy to access) and the satellite hdtv, and of course the coffee maker in the morning :) Breakfast next to the office was great, as was...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We stayed two enjoyable nights, exploring San Luis Obispo, Pismo Beach, and the surrounding area. The hotel is very conveniently located about 15 minutes walking distance to downtown, with several restaurants within 5 minutes walking of the hotel. We had an upstairs room which was clean, spacious, and quiet. Our room included breakfast, which looked pretty good, but we ended...

2Thank allenfromsf

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of San Luis Obispo's newest hotels, ideally located close to charming downtown San Luis Obispo, 5 minutes from Cal Poly, and just 1 hour to Hearst Castle. Luxury spacious rooms feature premium furnishings, luxury upholstery, top-of-the-line bedding and dual pedestal sink bathrooms with imported tile. Extended Continental breakfast with delicious pastries, different breads, bagels and English muffins to toast, hot fresh oatmeal, scrambled eggs upon request and more, large flat-screen Sony televisions and DVD players. There are complimentary DVD rentals located in the Front Office. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Luis Creek Lodge

Address: 1941 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2615
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $216 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — San Luis Creek Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
San Luis Creek Hotel San Luis Obispo
San Luis Creek Obispo
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#1 Romantic Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#4 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#6 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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“Ask for a room at the back, by the creek (quiet)”
 of 5 bubbles MEKonrad, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were in #208 and just really enjoyed the space and comfort. Also, the bathroom has TWO sinks which is not that common in a hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles Frankx4, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Middle Building top floor:) best view”
 of 5 bubbles _mkim514, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms seem quiet”
 of 5 bubbles allenfromsf, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a room in one of the newer buildings....they may be nicer.”
 of 5 bubbles hcwhite, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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