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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I paid $66.67 by booking directly through their website and the room was fine. You get what you pay for, the room was functional and clean. I was only staying the night and going out late with friends so I didn't really care, so the Sunbeam exceeded expectations.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Ok, the Sunbeam Motel is no five star experience: the motel has outdated furniture and a very noisy fridge and AC. But still, we really liked our stay: our room was clean, it's inexpensive, the WiFi works fine, the bed is comfortable and the owners are very nice and helpful.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Although the outside of the building looks updated, the interior badly needs a refresh. None of the furniture inside matches and looks very dated. There's only 3 hangers available to hang stuff in the closet. A/C hangs above one of the beds and is extremely loud/noisy, making it hard to sleep when it's running. Stairs are butted up right against...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this motel one night during our road trip and it was more than OK. Friendly receptionist, clean room, very good price and even fresh brewed coffee and some sweets at check-out. Recommended!

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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This Motel was one of the first and the best motels in our roud trip thru california. Me and my boyfriend stayed one night here and everything was perfect. Really clean room and location was good. I would recommend this place to all my friends.

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Unfortunately time has not been good for the old Sunbeam. Since we only paid about $69 I guess I shouldn't complain. But if you pay more than this be prepared. There is a nice fellow running the motel.

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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Tiny noisy rooms!! Sleepless night! There is a huge vibration in the wall and the bed head is vibrating too... A lot a traffic on the street. The bathroom is really small. I don't understand the notes this motel received from visitors.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 28 January 2016

If we had had to stay more than one night, I would have found another motel for the subsequent nights. When we arrived, the owner wasn't there and we were helped by a very friendly woman who wasn't sure how things worked. But that was fine. She was very sweet. However, the room wasn't as clean as I would have...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 22 January 2016

We stayed at this motel for one night in January 2016. The room was clean, the furniture looked a bit old but everything was in great condition. It rained heavily that night and in the morning, I found my laptop in a pool of water that leaked through the roof and ceiling directly above the desk. Luckily, the computer was...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We stayed in the motel for one night on our roadtrip, on off-peak season before christmas holidays. We found it from booking.com. The motel is located on a road with plenty of other motels near by. It is easy to find and it had some cafe’s, restaurants and bars nearby. Motel has its own free parking area. The city center...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunbeam Motel is a wonderful motel for the budget-minded traveler. It is conveniently located near downtown San Luis Obispo and Cal Poly. Our rooms are equipped with standard amenities, including cable TV with HBO, free wifi, refrigerators, hairdryers, microwaves and daily housekeeping services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunbeam Motel

Address: 1656 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2930
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $74 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sunbeam Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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