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Camarillo, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This was by far the worst hotel we have experienced. We had a family event the same weekend as Cal Poly Welcome Week so everything was booked. Looking at the lower prices and other reviews here, we paid $195 for one night, king bedroom so watch out if you stay over a busy weekend. Today the price is $69. We... More 

Thank patse354
Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Look, here's the scoop: The Positive 1. It seems that a sweet older couple run this motel and they are incredibly nice (he even called me to confirm my reservation 2 hours before I arrived). 2. Great, easily accessible location close to Cal Poly. 3. Much cheaper than other hotels/motels in the area so it's great for those of us... More 

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Fresno, California
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This motel could be so much better. It appears to be in the middle of a remodel. Location is great for a visit to Cal Poly or downtown SLO. Room needed to be painted properly, baseboards need to be finished and caulked, headboards need to be secured to the frame and the large flat screen TV needs to level. The... More 

2 Thank sean3192
San Luis Obispo
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Poor service. Complementary breakfast not available at a convenient time for me. Front desk staff not interested in being courteous or helpful to answer my questions. For example, the staff did not even know that the reservation was for a Roadway Inn and could not tell me why or when the facility had changed ownership.

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2 Thank lesliee88
Evergreen, Colorado
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77 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

In serious need of an update, but clean and comfortable. The TV, decor and furnishing were maybe 90s vintage perhaps older. But the Beds were comfortable, and the room was clean. Its fairly close to Cal-Poly, and walk-able to a couple of decent restaurants. For a night or 2 it was fine. Rooms had a fridge, microwave, and coffee maker,... More 

Thank Uphill_from_Denver
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Reception (husband and wife) had limited friendliness; Room with the old TV was okay in size, but needs upgrade on all corners; mold, carpet comes off, smelly, curtains almost falling off as well the heater did not work. In other words we did freeze. Owner gave us his table heater (almost falling apart) after we complained, did limited job; but... More 

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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

There was nothing bad with our rooms but they had nothing great. Breakfast was poor. Rooms were clean but ugly. New bed covers and a bit of paint would improve this hotel. It was cheap and ok for a couple of nights

Thank Jorge R
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Nice enough room but bathroom had no plug so bath impossible. Good parking. Heater reliable. Enough space in the room with adequate facilities. The breakfast however was more than disappointing! breakfast from 7 until 10 and when we arrived at 8.30 there were only a couple of wedges of muffin, the end of the coffee urn, no tea on offer,... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We booked this the day before and were relatively pleased with it. For the amount of money we paid we couldn't find fault. The room was a fair size, it was clean. The bed was ok. It had free wifi but was very hit & miss. The only negative thing I could say was the "included breakfast" was shocking n... More 

Thank Tracy F
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2015

When we booked this hotel, we expected budget to mean a no frills, cheap and cheerful place. We had no high expectations of luxury, but we were shocked at the room we were given. The bed linen was make-up stained, the bathroom was dirty, with mouldy, broken tiles around the shower and an enormous plunger behind the toilet (we presumed... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Budget Inn SLO Cal Poly

Address: 1001 Olive St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-2361 (Formerly Rodeway Inn)
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $74 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Budget Inn SLO Cal Poly 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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“Don't think there is a "good" room here, but they are clean”
 of 5 bubbles Uphill_from_Denver, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don t choose any room”
 of 5 bubbles HELMUTH26, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms behind reception may be quieter?”
 of 5 bubbles seamstresschris, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Keep looking. you can do better than this place. I'd say the only good part about this inn is its about a 4 min drive to the downtown area with a the shops and restaurants. other than that, don't recommend it.”
 of 5 bubbles S1850NUchrism, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Find a room at another motel”
 of 5 bubbles Mike4mula, 27 Jun 2014 | Read review
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