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Reviewed 9 January 2014

I ask a member for help with my toilet I believe his name was Dave or David and he came in quick fixed the problem, very kind and left the bathroom looking clean then when I got there, wonderful man. The room was great but the sheets had hair on them.

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

Dear Kelly0123, Thank you for your review of our hotel on tripadvisor.com and I appreciate you taking the time to comment on your stay. Yes, Dave is a wonderful associate and we are so happy to have him here with us. Be assured that I will pass on your comments to him on a job well done! Please feel free...

Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Stayed one night at Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo over winter break 2013. Pre-booked and pre-paid for two double rooms. Have stayed at HIE in other cities before. This was our first SLO experience. Pros: Great front desk staff. Mitchell was super accommodating as well as a great concierge -- gave us great tips on dining downtown. He...

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

Thank you for your comments on tripadvisor.com, I appreciate you taking the time to comment on your stay. We are in the process on putting some finishing touches on our renovations plans at our hotel and hope real soon to announce that we are underway. Please visit our website for more details and would love to see you once our...

California
Reviewed 19 December 2013

The General Mananger Joel and his front desk staff were very efficient and friendly. The room was large, clean, quiet, and comfortable. The location of this property is great. The complimentary breakfast had a little something for everyone. I would stay at this property again.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 December 2013

My family and I was treated like a royal family during my resent stay at the holiday inn express. The general manager who you never meet was so helpful in making reservations at events in town for us. The staff is what makes this hotel outstanding and I highly recommend staying there if your in san luis obispo,ca.

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 8 December 2013

Yes, bed bugs. We never knew what a bed bug was until we stayed here, so we were quite naive and shocked, but now we're educated. We started itching during our 3-day stay in October 2013 and then we assume they hitched a ride home in our luggage. We started seeing bite marks accumulate, did some research, and called in...

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

Hi Mark S, We are most disappointed and concerned to read your comments. We would greatly appreciate further information regarding your stay in order that we can investigate further. We have sent you a private message to obtain additional details about your experience. Regards, Brenda J. Case Manager IHGCare

Lake Isabella, California
Reviewed 28 November 2013

We were meeting friends who were staying just down the street in a non-pet friendly hotel. We found Holiday Inn Express through Bring Fido.com. Nice enough hotel, no frills but clean and quiet. It's nice to find lodging that welcomes our furry companions!

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

Dear Lakemoosecap, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am delighted to hear that you found our hotel nice, clean and quiet. Your comments are highly valuable to us and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for. I am pleased to know that...

Richmond, Texas
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Older facility that has been somewhat updated. Our room was large, clean, and comfortable. But—we did not have hot water. The maintenance man tried to adjust the shower, but it was terribly inadequate. The other major problem was the elevator. We were next to it and the noise came through any time someone used it. The rooms were furnished in...

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

Dear Dixie M, Thank you for writing a review about your recent stay with us. It's great to hear that you liked the quality of our room accommodation, friendly and helpful staff and reliable internet connection. We work diligently to ensure our facilities are well maintained and we try our hardest to provide not just good value, but comfortable, clean...

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...

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Amenities

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  • 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: $161 - $361 (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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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles 770theresal, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors offer less noise.”
 of 5 bubbles MCAce007, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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