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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was an excellent hotel with very comfortable beds. Nick, the front desk representative was very helpful and made our stay very comfortable at the Holiday Inn Express. Came to see Calpoly, and the hotel is very close to the school so it was perfect. Will Stay here again and hope to see a front desk representative like Nick again.

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Tony D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Brandon D, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback with us. We are thrilled to know that you had a comfortable stay and that Nick made a lasting impression. We will certainly acknowledge Nick for doing so. Please come see us again soon!

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for the fantastic service at the front desk, the room was quite and clean, the bed comfortable. The hotel was situated close to Cal Poly as well as shopping downtown and easy to get in and out from.

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Tony D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear storyworm1, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are happy to know that service provided was fantastic and that you had comfortable stay with us. Please visit again soon! Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Stephanie for making this trip so comfortable. We will always consider the Holiday Inn Express because of your service. Our rooms were very comfortable and quiet. I look forward to our next business trip

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Tony D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Simone D, Thank you for taking the time to complete your review of our property. We are very happy to know that Stephanie treated you so well. She will certainly be recognized for her efforts. Please come see us again soon!

Tehachapi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to SLO for an AAU basketball event at the college and decided to stay here last minute. Great decision! From the easy booking (with extra discount), to the seamless check-in/out, we are very pleased. The room was clean and modern with easy accessibility to vehicle and hotel amenities. We were offered a 3rd floor room to mitigate ceiling...

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Tony D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Kris T, Thank you for taking the time to complete your review about our property. We are happy to know that you had a good experience while visiting with us. We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you again soon! Thank you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location and facilities! Close to both Cal Poly campus and downtown. The rooms were clean and nice. Employees were helpful, especially Nick on the front desk. Overall nothing special but nice. Hope this helps.

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Tony D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Kevin H, Thank you for taking the time to complete your review about our property. We are thrilled to know that you had a good visit with us and that Nick was helpful and welcoming. We will certainly acknowledge him for his efforts. Please visit with us again soon! Thank you!

California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reserved a ‘suite’ for some extra space, being in town for a memorial service, in case I had people over afterwards. I also wanted a microwave having read that all rooms have mini refrigerators but not microwaves. Upon check-in the associate thanked me for my Platinum status in the IHG guest rewards program and remarked that they love to...

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Tony D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Rush2112Equality, Thank you for taking the time to complete your review about our property. I apologize deeply for the confusion and misleading about the upgraded suite. We have a handful here at the property, in which only one has a door that separates the bedroom from the living area. I also apologize about the confusion with the water bottles....

Gulf Shores, Alabama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night while passing thru. Walked in with no reservation. Great service, upgraded me to a suite since it was empty and so late. Was two story suite, huge. Room seemed a little dreary due to dark brown carpet. Was clean and nice. Bed comfortable good nights sleep. Have free breakfast, nothing special but nice. Would stay again if...

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Tony D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear CarribeanBound1, We are happy to know that you had a comfortable nights rest during your visit with us. The two story suite is pretty sweet and we are glad that you were able to enjoy the upgrade. Please come see us again when you are in town!

Tehachapi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the price of one night, $200.00, the beds were horrible. I had to go to the chiropractor as soon as I got home. The rooms were clean and nice. Friendly staff and good breakfast definitely. Unfortunately the beds made my trip less enjoyable due to lack of sleep and being in pain.

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Tony D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

We apologize deeply that you did not have a comfortable night sleep during your stay. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we will certainly address the issues immediately. We are happy to hear that the staff was welcoming and that you enjoyed breakfast. We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you again in the future. Thank you!

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely discovery. Holiday Inn Express at San Luis Obispo is such a gem. We didn't have high expectations when we booked. Expected it to be an average place. We were pleasantly surprised! The hotel is relatively new. The staff provides good, non-intrusive service, even checking whether we preferred rooms that are on levels 1 to 3, if they...

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Tony D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Summerydawn, It is fantastic to know that your stay with us exceeded your expectations. Our team strives to provide an amazing guest experience and I'm glad we were able to provide that to you. Please come visit again soon!

Ontario, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was awesome and very comfortable. Great staff, from the front desk to the housekeeping personnel. When we needed a last minute reservation, the hotel manager was able to work with my family and I to get the best room for the best rate possible. We will be returning every chance we get.

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Dear Freddy, We are thrilled to know that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • 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: $177 - $373 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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