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San Luis Obispo, CA
Reviewed 12 December 2016

What a nice surprise to discover this little motel to be a cut above the surrounding chain motels. It's family owned and operated. The pride of ownership is evident from the sincere friendly greeting at check-in, to the high standards of cleanliness in the rooms, and the well-organized breakfast room. Some of the vestiges of the former, old motel remain,...

Thank SLOBetty
Thousand Oaks, CA
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Decent room, small but good complimentary breakfast, good value for the money. Basic two story motel on the main hotel/motel row in San Luis Obispo. Property has wife and good tv selection. Staff attentive to your needs.

Thank Arnold G
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My husband and I attended Cal Poly many years ago-- so we have stayed in plenty of places in SLO over the years when we visit, attend functions, or are just passing through. Since all our favorite places were full the day we needed to stay in SLO, we hesitantly reserved a room at the Inn. We were most pleased...

Thank SueBirk
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Inn during my son's college parent weekend. It was very convenient, clean, and accommodating. They let me have a late checkout, so that I could spend more time with my son. It is close to the college and walking distance from downtown. Good experience.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed at the Inn at San Luis Obispo while visiting our son at Cal Poly. We were pleasantly surprised at how nice the room was. It was updated and clean. The free continental breakfast was good and the service was friendly. We will definitely stay here again.

1Thank Michelle M
Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Visited this hotel last year and am reviewing again due to poor remodeling vs. high prices. This is an older hotel that was remodeled to keep up with the newer/nicer hotels in the area. They added crown moulding to the rooms, repainted them, brought in new beds and sheets. Unfortunately, the bathrooms are still small and old. The shower floor...

1Thank gradeschoolmom
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Nice room with flat screen tv, microwave, mini fridge, very nice toiletries, convenient to Cal Poly and just before entrance to freeway. Quiet when I was there except I could hear when someone upstairs dropped anything. Pleasant staff and a more than expected "continental" breakfast. They had the usual plus waffles and french toast, and boiled eggs were already peeled;...

1Thank iambirdlady
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Modern, clean room with a comfy bed. Great outdoor pool and easy parking. Short walk into the main town where there are plenty of lovely places to eat and cool bars. We would recommend dinner at Novo and drinks at the SLO Brewing Company!

1Thank CKJ_TWR
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Affordable price, large clean room with updated bathroom, and one of the best continental breakfasts we've seen in a very long time (even had fresh hard boiled eggs and French toast!). The staff was very accommodating considering it was a last minute booking and we arrived at around 9pm. We will definitely stay there again!

1Thank Abby G
mill valley, CA
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We expected something a bit special, considering the $250 price--but the Inn was lacking in some important respects. No charm. The mattress felt old, the pillows were too fat for comfortable sleeping. The TV remote worked erratically, and the thermostat display didn't work properly. The night light flashed erratically. On the positive side, the pool looked really nice.

Thank wranglerette

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located between San Francisco and Los Angeles along the breathtaking Central Coast, the Inn at San Luis Obispo is the ideal lodging option for families, business travelers, and couples. Our 3-Diamond, AAA-approved hotel invites you to experience well-appointed accommodations with ample amenities, such as refrigerators, microwaves, and free Wi-Fi. While you're here, you'll also enjoy a daily complimentary continental breakfast, outdoor heated pool, and hot tub. And our location couldn't be more convenient. We're just a few blocks from the shops and restaurants of downtown San Luis Obispo and just a short drive from beaches, wineries, and other attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn at San Luis Obispo

Address: 1895 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2613 (Formerly Somerset Inn)
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: €77 - €250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn at San Luis Obispo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Best Western Somerset Hotel San Luis Obispo
Best Western San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo Best Western
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“Upper floors will be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles SueBirk, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room in the back.”
 of 5 bubbles gradeschoolmom, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you can climb stairs, up would be better, but I was in handicap room near lobby and still as oquiet as most motels.”
 of 5 bubbles iambirdlady, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor rooms might be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles helenakitt, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Second floor only”
 of 5 bubbles Crowso, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
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