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Reviewed 13 October 2015

This is the first time I have ever "dinged" a hotel, but we were very disappointed in how much the hotel had declined from the charming, if a bit snug delight it once was. We had stayed there as a matter of course through the mid 2000s when the kids were attending college at Cal Poly. This was our first...

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Reviewed 21 August 2015

We arrived at 6:00 pm on Saturday, and the hotel room was not ready! The room was dark and small, and even worse, the rug was heavily soiled. No amenities of any kind. And get this - $200 a night and it is a "manager's special rate"!

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vibhutivp, General Manager at Los Padres Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry for the inconvenience at our hotel, we are constantly trying to improve the accommodation and try to keep the best competitive rates as possible. As according to the structure of our hotel few rooms are small and we try to maintain the cleanliness as much as possible and every couple months we wash our carpets to keep...

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Reviewed 18 August 2015

The room was not ready at check-in time so I had to wander around for a while, but when I finally got checked in everything was as expected. While the carpets were stained and the sink was cracked, the room was clean and the linens were fresh. The location is close to the freeway and downtown area.. The motel could...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We took the train from San Diego to San Luis Obispo for a weekend to celebrate three birthdays. Most places were charging nearly $300 per night, but this place was quite affordable at about $120. It is definitely a budget place with a small room, but had all the amenities we needed: comfortable beds, ceiling fan, air conditioning, a really...

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Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

It's a quaint little motel near the splash cafe. Everything is pretty good walking distance. The place itself is pretty clean. The rooms are basic you got the bed we had a queen-size bed with 3 pillows (needed one more cause we're pillow hogs) there's a TV pretty old school but have a tons of options to watch. The bathroom...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 17 June 2015

This fits into your budget, ideal for someone on a road trip down the Highway 1. All landmarks and food joints are close-by. There is free ice and a dispensing machine. The TV works which is great and has a good bouquet of channels which at the end of a long drive is nice to have. Viresh the manager is...

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Reviewed 6 April 2015

The pictures on the website looked charming, something different from the average motel. Arriving there, my feeling was "good enough". It basically was a stay-over from visiting my daughter at Cal Poly. My room interior was somewhat dated. a leftover stain here and there but clean and quiet. There was a 3 foot tall fridge & basic TV and wifi....

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 10 February 2015

It is a very nice place. I wish we could have stayed longer. My lady took a few walks downtown while I was sleeping. Next day, we drove around San Luis Obispo and found some good food at a falafel place. I had to get on the Amtrak for my trip south to San Diego, and she had to drive...

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Chatsworth, California, United States
Reviewed 2 January 2015

This motel is relatively close to downtown in an area with multiple hotels and motels. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Mattress was a bit hard for my taste but my daughter thought it was very comfortable. The hotel is in walking distance from a brewery and a pretty good Irish Pub. We had breakfast at the little bakery down...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2014

We got recommended this motel from the HI hostel which was full. The rooms were adequate and what you would expect from a motel. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They recommended and helped us book our next motel for a stay in Monterey. We visited San Luis Obispo as a half way point between a road trip from...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Los Padres Motel

Address: 1575 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2927
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $79 - $570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Los Padres Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Los Padres Hotel San Luis Obispo
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#3 Best Value Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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“Rooms 5 and 6 are tucked into a quiet corner.”
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