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Kingsburg, California
Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

Room was nice & big. We had a single queen room. Everything in the room was clean. Breakfast was ok... Breads & muffins were a bit dry. Staff was friendly. Location to 101, Cal Poly, & downtown was great.

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 31 October 2013

I was in San Luis Obispo for Cal Poly's Parent/Family Weekend and stayed overnight at this property. The hotel is easy to find as it is conveniently located off Highway 101. My sister and I arrived at the hotel mid-afternoon and received a hearty welcome from the two front desk staffers. Room check-in was quick and we each received a...

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Reviewed 28 October 2013

This isn't the best HIE I've stayed in, but not the worst, either. It's overpriced, but so is everything in SLO, so it's probably not too bad a deal for the money. SLO is a great town; get out of the room and enjoy it! The breakfast bar was very good, there were warm cookies in the evening and the...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear L. B, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. Your satisfaction is important to us and we try hard to make sure all of our guests have a rewarding experience at our hotel. It is encouraging to know you appreciate the breakfast and the service you received from our staff. We have taken...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 October 2013

We stayed here during our trip sight-seeing along the coast. We particularly enjoyed the clean, newly renovated rooms, the delicious breakfast (with eggs and bacon!), and good service. Food was refreshed frequently at the breakfast bar and the front desk was pleasant when we checked in. Beds were comfy too.

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Ireland
Reviewed 9 October 2013

San Luis Obispo is a lovely town. We stopped there on a drive from LA to San Francisco. The hotel was basic: a normal Holiday Inn. Clean, comfortable, rooms large enough for two queens, air conditioning not noisy, service good. Nice and central. The staff were very good with suggestions for restaurants, and clear in directions. I recommend this hotel,...

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

Dear Rafaela, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel on the TripAdvisor site. I am glad that you found our hotel and we hope to welcome you back soon! In the meantime if I can be of any assistance at all please do not hesitate to give me a call directly. Sincerely, Joel Koper General Manager 805-542-9754

San Francisco
Reviewed 5 October 2013

This was a spur of the moment overnight trip to take care of some business & chose this hotel because it accepts pets (I had intended to have my dog with me but didn't take her). This is a very good 3 star hotel. The desk staff was very friendly, efficient and helpful with regard to directions and suggestions. Although...

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

Dear Trvl4salsa, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel on the TripAdvisor website, I am pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable stay at our hotel. Yes, I do realize the hotel is dated but I am happy to announce that a complete renovation of the interior of the property will be kicking off...

Corona, California
Reviewed 27 September 2013

This is a nice, clean and quiet place to stay when in San Luis Obispo (SLO). Located close to Cal Poly and downtown SLO. Breakfast and wi-fi available. Don't miss the cinnamon rolls. They are the best.

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

Dear BKawahara, Thank you for your review of our hotel, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you enjoyed the Cinnamon Rolls! We get that a lot!!! We look forward to seeing you again soon Sincerely, Joel F. Koper General Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Check-in was very efficient and the staff very helpful. We were given free water and a few snacks, this was a nice touch ! The allocated room was quite large and very clean. There were ample plug sockets for charging everything overnight and the beds were comfy. The town itself is very nice and we would most definitely stay at...

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

Dear CKBM, Thank you for the review of our hotel. I was delighted to hear that our associates were friendly and that all your needs were met! We hope to see you again the next time you are in San Luis Obispo!! Sincerely, Joel Koper General Manager

London
Reviewed 24 August 2013

I hadn't intended to stay here as I had hoped to get further on a drive between LA and San Francisco. However, we decided to stop in San Luis Obispo and this was the first hotel we enquired about availability. The check-in staff were very helpful and friendly and we were soon checked in to our room. The room was...

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

Dear, Although not intended, I am glad you had the opportunity to experience our hotel and I was thrilled to hear that the check-in staff took good care of you. I was also glad to hear that our laundry facilities came in handy for you, we added it about a year ago and it has been an added convenience for...

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Chocolate chip cookies were offered at check-in along with a warm greeting by Emily and her female colleague, a great way to start our one night stay on a 12-day Calif coastal road trip. She encouraged us to visit the Farmer’s Market held downtown every Thursday in the summer, reachable by the 50 cent trolley that stopped in front of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • 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: $159 - $321 (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
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#5 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#10 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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“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
“No noise was experienced in either of our stays on first or third floors, rooms 128 and 328.”
 of 5 bubbles Kmusik, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
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