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    Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

    1800 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2614
    +1 877-859-5095
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    • Excellent44%
    • Very good33%
    • Average16%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible1%
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    “front desk” (64 reviews)
    “cal poly” (36 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 422 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    We usually travel south, but the 101 was closed so we had no choice but to travel north. I'm SO glad we did! Tyler was SERIOUSLY amazing! He was extremely accommodating, professional, and helped me get a room type for my family that would make...More

    Thank Fam4Love
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    Reviewed 11 December 2017

    Pleasantly surprised by my first experience staying at a Holiday Inn Express! Clean and modern facility with friendly staff, ample amenities, and refreshing guest rooms. It is absolutely perfect for business travel! Looking forward to experiencing more Holiday Inn Express stays in the future.More

    Thank lisagS8742EK
    Response from HolidayInnExpSLOGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Lisa Thank you for sharing your wonderful review with us. It is our promise to consistently provide our guests with a superior quality product and make a conscious daily effort to be better than our competition. We are always pleased to receive praise and...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Apparently an older hotel that has been rebranded as a Holiday Inn Express. Although was told hotel was smoke free, room had hint of smoke and/or mildew smell. Also, room had distinct old feel even though furniture was new. room decor appeared to be new,...More

    Thank Jim W
    Response from Diana C, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded 3 days ago

    So sorry we were not able to give you the best experience. We are currently going through renovations and upgrades. Hopefully you will return to see the changes. We are a non smoking facility and unfortunately some of our guests fail to follow our policy....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great place to stay in San Luis Obispo, with the quality I'm used to from Holiday Inn Express. The staff was great. They were able to get us two rooms with an internal connecting door. (This hotel has the highest number of paired rooms with...More

    Thank MenloMichael
    Response from Diana C, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for the great review. We are so happy our staff was attentive to your needs and we were able to address the key issue in a timely matter and to your satisfaction.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Good location, friendly staff and clean room, gym left much to desire— good location from downtown about 800 m walk. Breakfast is typical american processed foods - not enough fresh fruits. Nice patio for chillin

    Thank johntaro
    Response from Diana C, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for your review. We would love to host you again once our renovations and changes are complete.

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    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Heated pool
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    • US$120 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
    • #9 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    Lyle P
    23 June 2015|
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    Response from James D | Property representative |
    Unfortunetely we are no longer pet friendly except for service animals only. Thank you.
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    19 January 2015|
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    Response from James D | Property representative |
    Thank you for reaching out to us. As of last year with our recent room refresh, the decision was made to no longer allow pets here at the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo. Just a short drive away in Pismo Beach, we have... More
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