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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had an amazing stay at the Madonna Inn. I truly loved the rock shower, it was my whole reason for staying there and it didn't disappoint. It was kind of cold when I stayed there so I did not use the pool or go horseback riding. I will definitely be back. There are two restaurants on site, one steak...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like others have said, this is an "experience." Pink overkill. Gaudy opulence on steroids. Theme rooms that are, indeed, amazing. We last stayed here some 30+ years ago and returned for a fun re-visit. Not much has changed, though the facilities have been nicely updated. The rooms are probably the most fun (read that, unusual) experience. Caveman, etc. The main...

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Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Some rooms are definitely better than others. We got the Sir Walter Raleigh room, which was a bit of a letdown. It was just a slightly outdated hotel room with a few odd items (i.e. a shadowbox filled with pipes) I would have been better if we could pick our room in advance so we'd know if it was worth...

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Thank Alison M
Midland, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yes, it's a strange hotel, that's precisely why you go there. Pick a strange room, laugh at the oddities, take some pictures...just enjoy the experience. Look into what's happening in San Luis Obispo, on a certain night of the week (maybe Thursdays?), they shut several streets down and have the most amazing farmer's market. Walk around, dine on glorious, inexpensive...

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San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

the food is the best sometimes great salmon fish or leg of lamb we buy sometime pie &sweet different type unfortunately they add a lot of cream on the the top senior citizen meet from time to time .business have meeting at madonna week end morning have coffee &piece of desert or lunch or dinner time good food generally

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Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This property was built in 1958 and you could never tell from the maintenance and cleanliness. Everything is impeccable. The rooms with rock walls, rock showers and rock bathrooms are so fun! Perfect for a romantic tryst but also decadent and special if you want to treat yourself on a solo travel adventure. And be sure to dine in the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Madonna Inn was just what we needed to get our romantic weekend off to a good kick; a venue with an exciting theme! Every room has a different name/theme, and all are fun! I will definitely stay here again!

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Morro Bay, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live in the area and have never stayed before so gave it a try. Wow what a surprise. The Madonna inn has been around from a long time and the decor is still the same and that is what makes it so special. Old style but very clean and kept up very well. We stayed in the Dasie Mae...

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Spring Arbor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Madonna steak is supposed to be something to experience and that, we did. The hot pink ornate dining room was more than I can describe with elaborate decor, a dance floor, beautiful carved wood, a great live band, large roses, gold, gold and gold. We stayed in the Pick & Shovel room that houses 9, and the custom red...

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Yosemite, CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

48 years ago, spent a honeymoon night in the Kona Rock Room, and had dinner in the restaurant. Fast forward to 2016. While traveling on a coastal vacation, stopped into the restaurant. They still have the "little girl swinging from the ceiling and still romantic for "old pharts" LOL. Grounds still had beautiful flowers. Are in the coffee shp. Good...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Madonna Inn Copper Cafe
Madonna Inn Copper Cafe
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Alex Madonna's Gold Rush Steak House
Alex Madonna's Gold Rush Steak House
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Madonna Inn

Address: 100 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5489
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $261 - $449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Madonna Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Madonna Hotel San Luis Obispo
Madonna Inn San Luis Obispo
Madonna San Luis Obispo
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#7 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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“Make sure you request one of the rooms with the rock showers”
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“Indulge your fantasy! Their website is very descriptive.”
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“check the website, there are pictures of every room”
 of 5 bubbles julithm, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the main building are the original novelty rooms.”
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