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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
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All reviewspancake machinefront deskcal polycinnamon rollsupgraded to a suiteyogurtother hotelsbeds were comfortabledowntown slothe breakfast areastayed here for one nightclose to downtownhousekeeping staffwe've stayedshort stayhot breakfastwould stay here again
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Reviewed May 22, 2015

We have been there for just one night. The room was very clean and nice. The breakfast was enjoyable. The location just a few minutes from downtown by foot. What stood out the most for me was the very helpful and friendly staff. Great experience!

Thank SteveCH84
Response from James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded May 29, 2015

It is wonderful to read how friendly and helpful our staff was for you here at the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo. Thank you for your review. James Davison General Manager

Reviewed May 18, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel from Feb-May 2015 for about 6 weeks during my travel for work. The staff is great and hotel is nice. My only suggestion is that the breakfast selections should be changed to have more variety.More

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Response from James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded May 20, 2015

Thank you for your review and breakfast suggestions. We do our best to vary the selection each day from scrambled eggs one day to omelets another as well as bacon and sausage alternating as well. Also our new healthy alternatives have been a big hit...More

Reviewed May 16, 2015

Staff was pleasant and efficient. Room was pretty standard fare for the Express. Breakfast was definitely standard offerings. If you are looking for predictable lodging that won't excite you either plus or minus, this might be your choice.More

Thank pestpilot
Response from James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded May 20, 2015

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I hope that we can show you we can be more than just your standard Holiday Inn Express next time you are with us. We pride ourselves on our service and we value your feedback. We...More

Reviewed May 9, 2015

Located within walking distance of SLO's lively downtown area, this hotel was a comfortable place to stay and have our 2 day conference. There is much to compliment - ample breakfast choices, coffee and fresh fruit all day, and cookies in the afternoon, plus USA...More

Thank Mary V
Response from James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded May 15, 2015

I am happy to hear we were able to provide you excellent service while you stayed with us here at the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo. I am also pleased to read you enjoyed a couple of the great restaurants that San Luis Obispo...More

Reviewed May 7, 2015

This hotel was certainly not bad, but not great either. I agree with other reviewers who state that the pictures are slightly deceiving. Nothing was full on dirty or run down except for the pool/spa area. The rooms were clean and comfortable and we all...More

Thank lbmastiff
Response from James D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded May 15, 2015

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel and please accept our sincerest apologies for the disturbance you have experienced during your stay due to the hotel conditions. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. You caught us as...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$146 - US$289 (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
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$146 - US$289 (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
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Vy-Suayen
March 31, 2018|
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Response from Woodpecker48 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t use the pool, but my experience with hotel pools has been that they are all heated, without exception. I would give 10 to 1 odds that this pool is heated.
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Lyle P
June 23, 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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SWPagan
January 19, 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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