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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hotel is beautiful. The area is great. There is plenty of parking and back doors close to access vehicles parked out back. The Matresses are horrible. We had a group of fifteen and everyone's back hurt. We dreaded the second night. The breakfast was empty and the lady in charge of it didn't seem to care.

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review. We apologize that your recent stay did not meet expectations. We appreciate your comments and will share these with our team so that we can continue to improve our services. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future, so that we can provide a better experience. Sincerely, Amy...

Salinas, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we got there earlier than the normal check in time they accommodated us and were able to get a lovely room at 10;30 am. their team were very helpful and always pleasant. would stay there again when we are in the area.

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us. We take great pride in providing exceptional service and we value your feedback. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, Amy Swink General Manager

So Cal
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is long overdue. We are proud Cal Poly parents of two Mustangs and visit San Luis Obispo often. For the past four years, Holiday Inn Express has been our "go to" for lodging. Believe me, we have stayed in most every hotel and motel in SLO and Pismo. Yet, we find ourselves calling Holiday Inn first now. Besides...

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Gwen, Thank you for your feedback of the Holiday Inn Express. I am so glad to hear that we are your first choice while visiting your Cal Poly Students. Our staff takes great pride in providing exceptional service and we truly value your feedback. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to San Luis Obispo. Go...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Down to SLO for a conference at CalPoly so we stayed at Holiday Inn Express and decided to make it weekend and say a couple more nights. The hotel was extremely accommodating to calls asking about room availability and types, even going the extra mile to get us a good price on the days that were not “conference rate” Overall...

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us. Our staff takes great pride in providing excellent service and we value your feedback. We hope you will come back soon. Warm Regards, Amy Swink General Manager

San antonio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel has recently been upgraded, or is in real clean condition. Hospitality was great. After hours mixer was outstanding each evening. The rooms were cleaned to perfection each day, and if I try hard and think about something I would improve, I draw a blank. It was one of the best all round stays I have had.

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Amy Swink General Manager

Granite Bay, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Holiday Inn Express is always our first choice when visiting our daughter in SLO. The staff is very friendly,, accommodating, and professional. The entire hotel is extremely clean and the beds are the most comfortable. I would always recommend this hotel.

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Sheila, Thank you for your review of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am glad to hear that you consider us your home away from home! Our staff takes great pride in providing excellent service to our guests and we appreciate hearing your positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Warm Regards, Amy...

Oakland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was clean and well run. The staff was friendly and helpful. The pillows were firm and not comfortable and the breakfast was not too good. That said, I'd stay there again and the location is great.

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am glad to hear that you were able to enjoy your stay with us. I am sorry to hear that the pillows and breakfast were not to your liking. We appreciate feedback from guests like yourself and will be sure to share this with our...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really comfortable room and the receptionist was extremely helpful recommending restaurants, he also went out of his way to ensure we had extra bedding. Clean and modern facilities and easy parking. Definitely recommend to anyone stopping on route!

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Caitlin, Thank you for your feedback of the Holiday Inn Express in San Luis Obispo. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff takes great pride in providing exceptional service and we value your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next coastal trip! Warm Regards, Amy Swink General Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been awhile since we were there and I apologize for the late review, but just catching up on my TA. We were going to stay at the Madonna but alas it was full, then we stumbled upon the HIX-SLO, (that could be a very catchy acronym, kinda like J-Lo or A-Rod). Anyways, I digress, Chris at the front desk...

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Amy S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the HIX-SLO! I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It sounds like you were able to experience some of the great things SLO is known for, including its friendly people! It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit...

Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Husband and I stayed here for one night one NYE , needed a place close to downtown that was affordable. Room was nice and comfy . Front desk was friendly and breakfast was great. I love holiday inns because they always seem to have great breakfast items :) great hotel close to downtown slo .

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Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again Warm REgards, Amy Swink General Manager

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Amenities

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  • 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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  • 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
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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: €119 - €268 (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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“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
“We had a regular room with two queen beds. Two adults, one teen, and tween. Next time I would opt to get a suite.”
 of 5 bubbles lizasalazar, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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