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Santa Maria, California, United States
Reviewed 28 September 2014

The review entitled "Bucket List" says it all. Yes the hotel is unique, pricey and the rooms are unique some good and some not so good. The gold rush restaurant is pricey and the food is average. Your best bet is the cafe and bakery. Make reservations. Even if there is a line out the door your reservations are as...

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Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

Great hotel, crazy and really fun. The decor is awesome and flows through the entire hotel and accompanying restaurants. Staff were excellent. We raised an issue with our fire place and within minutes an engineer came out to fix the problem. We stayed in the new world suite, kind of modern Flintstones kind of theme, a waterfall for a shower...

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California
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

The Madonna Inn was on my bucket list since college days. Finally made it and it was great. Restaurant was great, room was over the top, staff were helpful and friendly. And - sorry Ladies - the men's room below the lobby is not to be missed.

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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Such a great experience! We stayed in the Caveman room which was excellent and such an experience. Highly recommend this room. It had waterfall sink and shower and animal print everywhere! We also had dinner at the Gold Rush steak place which was gorgeous and again highly recommend! The food was so good. We went in the cafe for breakfast...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2014

This hotel is a gem . We found it totally by accident .... It's welcoming and totally different ! Pink and quirky, camp and magnificent. The food was excellent but the atmosphere is the best thing. Stay here if you want some authentic Americana

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 September 2014

If you looking for modern place-this hotel not for you .But if you like different, quirky and almost fairytale you will fall under its spell. Try to made reservation directly through hotel website I booked through hotel. com and when w're check in they give us different room(tell me the excuse we use third party) Grate place for nice breakfast...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

My husband was not for staying here.. He thought it would be tacky and old.... I booked it anyway... He loved it and so did I ...our cookies we received when we checked in were delicious ...so much I bought more.we enjoyed out steak dinner while listening to a band.. The room was fun and the whole setting was fun....

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München
Reviewed 14 September 2014

If you are in for a true slice of Americana, this is the place to chose on Higheay One. An absolutely unique hotel. After traveling through the beauties of Big Sur the contrast to the artificial, kitschy world in the hotel could not have been starker. Rooms are huge and comfortable, pool smaller than it looks on the photos. The...

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Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Stayed in the Tack Room (Red leather everything). Each room had a cool theme and the hotel was well kept and had been recently updated. Would have really liked it if they had a guest laundry. There is a running/biking trail near the freeway and the on-site bakery has some good cookies. If you're actually going to use the waterfall...

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Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 9 September 2014

I booked at the Madonna room for our 14 wedding anniversary. I would have preferred one of the Rock Rooms as our room was a little plain (we were in the Whispering Hills Rm 187) but the customer service at this place has made me a HUGE fan and I will be back. Everywhere from the front desk to the...

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Joe_Forgette, Manager at Madonna Inn, responded to this review

What great comments! We are happy to hear that received excellent customer service in all outlets on the Madonna Inn property. We will look forward to welcoming you back for another stay in the future! Thank you!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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: $179 - $382 (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
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#5 Romantic Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#7 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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“all rooms are great that I have been in”
 of 5 bubbles davesf2017, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The photos of all rooms are available online.”
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  • Red Brocade Drapes, Green Walls, Red Carpet
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“no elevator in the main building, they have two single story buildings for those needing wheelchair accessible and/or any other assistance.”
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