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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

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Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and I stayed here for one night one NYE , needed a place close to downtown that was affordable. Room was nice and comfy . Front desk was friendly and breakfast was great. I love holiday inns because they always seem to have great breakfast items :) great hotel close to downtown slo .

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again Warm REgards, Amy Swink General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Next night of our round trip. Stayed 1 night here lovely friendly staff. Clean, quiet comfy bed. Booked a queen room and was given a twin queen room, loads of room for 2. Great breakfast in the morning everything you could need. Would stay again.

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us while travelling through the Central Coast. Our friendly staff takes great pride in providing exceptional service to our guests. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon. Happy New Year! Amy Swink General...

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is quite modern and the rooms seem to be new or refurbished. The only gripe that I have is the if you stay on the first or second floor you might hear the people in the room above yours. In my case it sometimes was as if there was a herd of elefants in the room above mine....

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am glad to hear that overall you had a good stay. I am sorry however to hear you had a herd of elephants above you. Next time you visit, we can be sure to reserve you a room on the top floor for a more...

Southern California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our last night of a 7 day road trip and we stayed here for 1 night. Check in was so easy, the room was comfortable, clean and quiet - we were in the 3rd floor- nicer than the Hyatt Centric SF. Breakfast was actually decent with pancakes, cinnamon rolls, sausage, etc and we enjoyed it better than the...

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Happy New Year! Warm Regards, Amy Swink

Reviewed 7 December 2016

What a warm welcome by Nick! He had accommodated my wife and I with early an early check-in on a very rainy day. He gave us a chance to grab breakfast right after we were checked in. Our stay was terrific and we would love to stay here if we are ever in the area again. Thank you for your...

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Amy Swink General Manager

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Great location. Tony at front desk very helpful and Jonathon working the free breakfast was very helpful with our dietary restriction. Clean and nice amenities. Will definitely return for another stay.

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's great to hear that Tony, Jonathan and the rest of the team were able to take such great care of you! It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will...

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We called the night before and secured our reservation for two nights. When we arrived the next day, we checked in quickly and the front desk provided us a map of the city and information on the street fair the following night. They also provided a map to the college campus with driving instructions. The hotel is within walking distance...

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's great to hear you were able to enjoy the Farmer's Market! Our staff takes great pride in providing excellent service, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Kind Regards, Amy Swink General Manager

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stay at a variety of hotels in SLO during football season. The HIE is one of them and is a nice facility. Their breakfast is better than some of the others in SLO and the Jacuzzi is always a decent temperature for the after game relaxation. Desk crew and all staff are nice and polite and will go out...

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Holiday Inn Express. We are glad you enjoy your time here with us during the Cal Poly Football season. Our staff takes great pride in providing exceptional services to our guests. We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back for another football weekend soon. Go Mustangs!

Ahwatukee, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We stayed here on our way back to Arizona. We arrived late in the evening and check in was a breeze. The front desk was helpful and friendly. The hotel is in a great location and we felt 100% safe. The hotel was clean, the room was comfortable and clean, the breakfast was excellent. They have pancakes you make yourself...

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Amy Swink General Manager

Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Only stayed one night but the front desk tried to get us in as early as possible so we could relax before our sons first home football game. They did get us in by one vs. 3.. and were very accommodating thruout. Clean... nice... bkfst was eh.. but you're right by Apple farm yum.. tho long wait Sunday a.m. JJ...

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. I will be sure to commend J.J. on a job well done! We hope you will visit us again. Warm Regards, Amy Swink General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel at San Luis Obispo is the area's closest hotel to California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly). Enjoy the best of small town charm surrounded by the unrivaled natural beauty of the Central Coast - from the historic Mission in downtown San Luis Obispo, to the colorful shops, restaurants, wineries, hiking, and beaches. The rustic neighboring communities of Cambria, Hearst Castle, Pismo Beach and Paso Robles are just a short drive away. Our hotel offers a relaxing getaway with newly renovated, spacious rooms and suites featuring refrigerators, bath robes, and amenities to make you feel at home! Enjoy our complimentary deluxe full American breakfast. AAA approved, 3-Diamond rating. Come hop the trolley this Thursday to our weekly, regionally-famed, Farmer's Market. You will find an extensive selection of fresh produce, BBQ & live music! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

Address: 1800 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2614
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $167 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
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Holiday Inn San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo Holiday Inn
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#5 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#10 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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“top floor will be the best bet”
 of 5 bubbles norbertt844, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on first floor at the East end and it was great. Easy access to the door for luggage and exit. It was quiet for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Froggy0103, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No real good views of anything but I would stay several rooms away from any elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles 071847, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a regular room with two queen beds. Two adults, one teen, and tween. Next time I would opt to get a suite.”
 of 5 bubbles lizasalazar, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the top floor and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 628beckyh, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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