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    Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

    1800 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2614
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    • Excellent44%
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    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    I am an IHG Spire Member and have stayed all over the country. In saying that, I rate this hotel as one of the best. Hotel personnel are always friendly and the hospitality is exceptional. The rooms are clean and I am always upgraded without...More

    Thank lindahunt808
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    Hi Linda, Great Hospitality is what we provide at the Holiday Inn Express and we are glad you noticed. We are happy to hear you rate us as one of the best. We take pride in what we do and it shows in our service....More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    Peter and Daniel were Awesome! The hospitality here is great and the room was very clean. Even at the busiest times, the rooms seem to be very quiet. Peter and Daniel really made my first business trip to California enjoyable. Will definitely be back!

    Thank mbgibson1128
    Response from Diana C, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for the great review. I am so glad that you felt welcomed and you were very happy with you room. We will be looking forward to your return.

    Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

    Peter at the front desk was helpful and informative for recommending the Farmer Market on that Thursday. It's a must when visiting SLO. The next morning the breakfast at Holiday Inn Express hit the spot. And Daniel at the front desk was helpfully and friendly...More

    Thank StevieV71
    Management response:Responded 16 August 2017

    Greetings! We are happy to hear you had a great stay. At the Holiday Inn Express, we take pride in providing solid guest service to all of our guests. Please know we welcome you with open arms and this is your home away from home....More

    Reviewed 10 August 2017

    We are Gold Elite with IHG and have stayed in HIE's throughout the U.S., especially the American West and Southwest. This particular property is located near US-1, a short drive to several of California's Central Coast including, Hearst Castle, the Elephant Seals of San Simeon,...More

    Thank Paul B
    Response from Diana C, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded 11 August 2017

    Thank you for the great review. It was our pleasure to serve you. We look forward to your return.

    Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

    This is our third stay at this hotel in the past year. We have been pleased with this particular hotel because it has many amenities that make our stay comfortable. We have always experienced friendly and professional service as well. My wife booked a suite...More

    Thank mnerimd
    Response from Diana C, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Luis ObispoResponded 3 August 2017

    So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking time to review us. We are sorry about the confusion with room type and layout, but it sounds like we were able to remedy the situation to your satisfaction. Hopefully...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
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    • US$134 - US$273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
    • #10 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    Lyle P
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    Unfortunetely we are no longer pet friendly except for service animals only. Thank you.
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    SWPagan
    20 January 2015|
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    Thank you for reaching out to us. As of last year with our recent room refresh, the decision was made to no longer allow pets here at the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo. Just a short drive away in Pismo Beach, we have... More
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