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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent one night at The Holiday Inn Express on our drive from LA to San Francisco. We did not have a booking but were accommodated immediately & offered a choice of floor for our room. Rooms are a great size with 2 queen beds & spacious bathroom, tea/coffee facilities are provided in room & you receive complimentary breakfast which...

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

What a lovely discovery. Holiday Inn Express at San Luis Obispo is such a gem. We didn't have high expectations when we booked. Expected it to be an average place. We were pleasantly surprised! The hotel is relatively new. The staff provides good, non-intrusive service, even checking whether we preferred rooms that are on levels 1 to 3, if they...

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Tony D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Summerydawn, It is fantastic to know that your stay with us exceeded your expectations. Our team strives to provide an amazing guest experience and I'm glad we were able to provide that to you. Please come visit again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stay! I have always found Holiday Inn Express a great value, clean & friendly staff! This looks to be one of their newer locations?, very nice! AA+ for value & cleanliness!! Breakfast is simple but free! Coffee in the room is nice with the Keurig makers!!

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate enough to get upgraded to a suite, which was great. The room was a little dated but everything we wanted was there, and it all worked OK. The breakfast did not have quite the wide range of items found in other HI's but it did the job OK. Front desk staff were friendly and efficient

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San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay at this hotel frequently when visiting our daughter at Cal Poly. It is always clean and the front desk staff and management are consistently kind and helpful. A great spot to stay. Close to downtown, eating establishments and the college campus.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made a two day business trip to San Luis Obispo and had reservations at the Holiday Inn Express. I arrived late in the evening due to getting a late start on the road and due to traffic as well. When I arrived I was pretty exhausted from the 3 1/2 hour trip, and wanted nothing more than to check...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes you can just tell when staff at a hotel have been hired and trained to a higher level of expectations. I found this to be the case at this Holiday Inn Express. The way that I was greeted at the front desk, how the housekeeping staff responded to my request for an early check-in, to the maintenance staff down...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was great, since the check-in to check-out. Stephanie was very candid and forward to provide as much information we needed about the stay and the surrounding areas to visit. Thanks Stephanie!

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Management response:

I am so happy to hear you had a great time here in San Luis Obispo and Stephanie was able to help you out with some wonderful recommendations. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express. Cordially yours, Allison Doerfler General Manager Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo/Cal Poly 1800 Monterey Street San...

Redlands, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wouldn't recommend for anyone traveling on a budget, not for family with little children. No decent family restaurants in this part of town, had to drive about 2 exit along freeway to find one. Would be OK if you wanted fast food with noise.

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Thank you for your review. I am very sorry you couldn't find a decent family near by. There are a few options fairly close. It is wonderful to hear your stay was clean and comfortable. We hope you will return again soon. Thank you again for choosing the Holiday Inn Express. Cordially yours, Allison Doerfler General Manager Holiday Inn Express...

Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Our visit was okay; nothing special. We booked two adjoining rooms, which was nice for a family with teenagers. The rooms were a little dated, but okay overall. The staff were friendly, but the breakfast a bit weak (we went out instead). Not my favorite hotel, but it's fine. The staff were friendly, and that is always appreciated.

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Thank you for taking the time to review us here at the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo regarding your experience during your recent stay. It is our goal to consistently provide superior service and accommodations and your comments are very important to us. The feedback we receive from our valued guests, like you, enables us to target problem areas...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $208 - $408 (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:
Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo Hotel San Luis Obispo
Holiday Inn San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#10 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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“Rooms towards the rear are quieter”
CaravannersDandK, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Top floor is most quiet.”
terrimackster, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Best not to stay on 1st floor, noise from guests walking around on floor above was disconcerting, hard to sleep.”
vabdpk6, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we were on the third floor”
mlambi, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Not too sure but will say that there are some rooms that have a view of another building right outside your window. That wasn't too pleasant. Kept our shades closed the entire time.”
770theresal, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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