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Reviewed 19 August 2016

We booked this hotel as it was a little different to the standard run of the mill hotels, looked lovely on the website. Room was nice with a Jacuzzi bath and comfy bed....only problem with the bathroom was the state of the shower curtain - mould! The window in the bathroom was dirty too. When you pay £175 per night,...

1Thank Hannah--X0
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I caught the Amtrak from LA to San Francisco and decided to break my journey for a night at this hotel/b and b. It is a lovely old period home that has been remodelled into its current format and is a ten or so minute walk down hill from the Amtrak station. I also saw a shuttle bus parked at...

Thank MelbourneLeapy
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This was a great property for what you should expect it to be. We were with dogs in the "Lovers Room" and it was very nice. Breakfast was great and the quaint atmosphere was perfect for what we were going after. Do not expect frills or anything like that, but it was a very nice getaway. Definitely a historic house....

1Thank Andrew Z
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A cute little hotel in the center of SLO, great position if you spend here the night for the thursday street market just a few steps away. The room was a bit disappointing, very dark and small, and unfortunately our fireplace was broken and I was a bit surprised that our room was not changed, also because we were on...

Thank Rekkan
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We came to Pismo Beach for a wedding and decided to stay 15 minutes away in this charming boutique hotel. The old renovated building is nice looking and very charming inside. The common area with large library, table for breakfast and arm hears to relax. Although the price is not cheap, it is reasonable to what you get. Breakfast was...

Thank Ocharovashka70
Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This is an impressive building from the outside but when you walk through the front door it is even more impressive. High ceilings, excellent decor and furnishings. We stayed in a room upstairs overlooking Garden Street and the room was exceptional.Bedroom with separate sitting room and en suite shower room. This B & B is really centrally located and you...

Thank Steve N
Statesboro, United States
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is a great place to stay—within walking distance of everything downtown. Friendly and helpful staff. I have gluten issues, and the chef always prepares something that I can have, and it's always delicious. We stay there every year.

1Thank Patricia H
Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We spent 4 nights here and had a lovely time. We walked everywhere in town and only used the car to check out nearby coastal sites. San Luis is a gem. Great shops, nice people, dog friendly and good food. Relaxing, but definitely things to do, like hiking, going to the beach, biking, and eating. Don't miss Doc Burnsteins ice...

2Thank Nancy M
New Berlin, IL
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Our nephew's wedding was held at the nearby Biddle Ranch School House ~ outside of SLO. Since we were coming from different parts of the country, we wanted to stay somewhere that would provide us with the opportunity to be together as much as possible. The Garden Street Inn was the perfect choice! As a party of 12, we found...

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GardenStreetInn, Manager at Garden Street Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that your stay here was wonderful and that the Garden Street Inn was part of your special occasion. It is our hope that you might return in the future!

Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Overall, we had an excellent stay at the Garden Street Inn. The Inn had absolutely everything we were looking for -- perfect location, comfortable room, friendly staff, reasonable price and a delicious breakfast. We stayed in the "Our Town" room, which is decorated with pictures of SLO. It is located on the front side of the Inn. The room was...

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GardenStreetInn, Manager at Garden Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful review. We do appreciate your comments. So glad that you liked the room and the breakfast. Our goal is to provide you with a memorable experience hoping that you will return to visit us.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo on the Central California Coast, The Garden Street Inn is just steps from all the sights, sounds, shopping and history of vintage San Luis Obispo. This nostalgic college town surrounded by the natural beauty of the rolling hills and coastal valleys is a short drive from Avila and Morro Bay, Hearst Castle, Pismo Beach and artistic Cambria. Golf, tennis, biking and hiking opportunities abound. The myriad local tourist attractions including world renowned vineyards and wineries, California Missions, Museums and Beaches, make SLO a wonderful choice for a vacation getaway.Classic decor reflects Victorian charm in the 9 guest rooms and 4 suites of this San Luis Obispo Boutique Hotel - all with private baths, appointed with antiques, some with jacuzzi tubs and historical, cultural and personal memorabilia. The staff at the inn prepares a delicious breakfast each morning which is served in the McCaffrey Morning Room surrounded by original stained-glass windows.With spacious outside decks, a well-stocked Goldtree Library and well appointed accommodations, our San Luis Obispo staff in residence is proud to host your romantic interlude or a relaxing getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Street Inn

Address: 1212 Garden St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3914
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $221 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Garden Street Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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