Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

1800 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, 93401  show map
 3 stars
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Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Breakfast room

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Overview

Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo is a 3-star property providing a cozy accommodation with laundry, dry cleaning and porter service. Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo welcomes guests to its non-smoking rooms since 1994.

Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo enjoys an excellent setting in the center of San Luis Obispo and offers direct access to Bishop Peak and California Polytechnic University. The city center is 2 km away from the hotel.

San Luis County Regional airport is situated within a 15-minute drive from Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo.

Rooms

The hotel offers 100 rooms. They are fitted with climate control, Wi-Fi, a private safe, coffee/tea makers and an iron with ironing board. They also comprise en suite bathrooms appointed with a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

There is a breakfast area for guests to enjoy their meal. At the restaurant seafood dishes are served. Guests are welcome to the Express Start Breakfast bar to relax with a drink. Pappy McGregor's Pub and Vallarta's Mexican Food serve a selection of meals within 100 meters from the venue.

Services

The on-site car rentals help to explore the area.

Relax

Guests with children can use video games and a pool available on site. The property offers a gym and a fitness center to keep shape.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   100.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Golf course

Services

  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast room
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Free breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun loungers
  • Umbrellas
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Laundry basket/ Clothes hamper

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Down/Feather pillows

Media

  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • Multi-line phone
  • International calls
  • Data ports
  • CD player
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1800 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, 93401

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City Centre
  • San Luis Obispo
    3700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • San Luis Obispo Amtrak
    5000 ft
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Crooked Kilt (cuisine: Irish)
    200 ft
  • Vallarta's Mexican Food (cuisine: Mexican)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    100

Rooms and availability

Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo photos Room
Queen Room
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Stereo
  • Video games
Queen Room Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Stereo
Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo photos Room
King Room
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Stereo
  • Video games
Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo photos Room
King Suite
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Stereo
Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo photos Room
Town House
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Stereo
Comfort Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Stereo
Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo photos Room
Executive King Suite
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Stereo

Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Mission San Luis Obispo4600 ft
  • Amtrak Station5000 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center3300 ft

Places of interest

Train stations

  • San Luis Obispo Amtrak4600 ft

Sport related

Stadiums

  • Obispo Mustang Stadium2700 ft

Museums

  • Foundation For-Performing Arts3000 ft
  • Mozart Festival3000 ft
  • Pacific Repertoire Opera3000 ft
  • San Luis Obispo County Arts3000 ft
  • San Luis Obispo Symphony3000 ft
  • San Luis Obispo Chldrns Museum1.1 mi
  • San Luis Obispo Childrens1.1 mi

Parks

  • Santa Rosa Park Score Shed4000 ft
  • Jack House Park1.1 mi
  • San Luis Obispo Parks and Recr1.1 mi

Halls

Universities, Institutes

  • Cal Poly University2300 ft
  • Startran Court Reporting Clnc4000 ft
  • CA Polytechnc State Univ Fndtn5000 ft

Medical care and Hospitals

  • California Mens Colony Hosp2700 ft
  • French Hospital Medical Ctr4000 ft
  • Family Birthing Ctr4000 ft
  • Sierra Vista Reg Med Ctr4300 ft
  • San Luis Obispo Gen Hospital1.0 mi

Local attractions

  • California Polytechnic University5000 ft
    1 Grand Ave
  • History Center and Museum of San Luis Obispo County 5200 ft
    696 Monterey St
  • San Luis Obispo Children\'s Museum 1.1 mi
    1010 Nipomo St
  • Bubblegum Alley 5200 ft
    700 block of Higuera Street
  • Farmers Market1.0 mi
    Higuera Street

Near the hotel

  • Steynberg Gallery 1300 ft
    1531 Monterey St
  • Dallidet Adobe and Gardens3300 ft
    1185 Pacific St
  • San Luis Obispo Little Theatre4300 ft
    888 Morro Street, San Luis Obispo
  • Ah Louis Store4600 ft
    800 Palm St
  • Performing Arts Center2700 ft
    One Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo
  • Soda Lake3500 ft
    San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa4800 ft
    751 Palm St

Restaurants nearby

  • Crooked Kilt200 ft

    Address: 1865 Monterey St
    Phone: 805-543-5458

    73% likes this, based on 22 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish

  • Pappy McGregor's Pub400 ft

    Address: 1865Monterey Street

    73% likes this, based on 66 reviews
    Cuisine: Eclectic

  • Pepe Delgado's Mexican Restaurant1000 ft

    Address: 1601 Monterey St
    Phone: 805-544-6660

    63% likes this, based on 100 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican

  • Vallarta's Mexican Food300 ft

    Address: 1761 Monterey St
    Phone: 805-543-0777

    Cuisine: Mexican

  • Apple Farm900 ft

    Address: 2015 Monterey St.
    Phone: 805-544-6100

    50% likes this, based on 231 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 30

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    100

Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 34 reviews

Rating by category:

Value
7.0
Location
8.0
Rooms
6.0
Service
6.0
Dining
6.0

Guest reviews

  • 7.4

    Pleasant quiet hotel, kind and helpful staff, clean rooms with bath, silent airco. Movable desk: very practical! Wonderful quiet city in beautiful environment: easy to reach nice hiking spots.

    Main deficiency: no bar and empty minibar. No restaurant, breakfast not of international standard: disposable plates, cups and cutlery, no fried eggs, no cheeses, no fruit salad..

  • 9.6

    Location is nice

  • 7.0

    Great breakfast and dining area , nice pool. Great location. Close, but not too close, to down town. Trolley stops at front of hotel to take you down town. Great restaurants within walking distance of hotel.

    I felt it was a little expensive, even with the book it discount.

  • 6.2

    Close to cal poly

    Room smelled bad. We were by the back Door which slammed all night long!

  • 8.8

    The location was close to Cal poly. The beds were very comfortable.

    The breakfast wasn't very good. You didn't have glass wine glasses! Very disappointing. Plastic is not conducive to good wine.

  • 10.0

    Extremely helpful staff. Very clean room and the pillows were awesome.

  • 9.6

    Overall very comfortable, easy check in/out, excellent staff specially Taz.

    I thought price bid higher otherwise all good

  • 5.8

    Staff was great

    The rooms are ran down .. Mold in the shower and ceiling

  • 10.0

    Up to par with what I expect from Holiday Inn Express. Clean, polite, quiet, well appointed, and nice pillows.

    WiFi was a bit slow

  • 10.0

    Everyting

    NA

  • 5.4

    location

    value

  • 4.6

    Location is minutes from the Freeway in the quiet northern section of St. Luis Obispo

    Front desk clerks not knowledgeable about directions, breakfast was substandard, dry and tasteless eggs, door of urine in stairwell between second and third floor, not competitive with Quality Inn down the road

  • 10.0

    location is close to HWY 101 and also walkable to downtown SLO. Very nice and responsive staff. Breakfast was a great value.

    none

  • 9.2

    The Hearty Breakfast is first rate!

  • 7.0

    Business-type, functional hotel with good access to Route 101. Spacious and comfortable room with large TV. Chilled drinks vending machine near to room.

    Outdoor pool was practical but not in an attractive setting. Limited breakfast. Hairs on shower wall from previous occupants.

How to reach hotel

hotel Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1800 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, 93401

Get directions
City Centre
  • San Luis Obispo
    3700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • San Luis Obispo Amtrak
    5000 ft
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Crooked Kilt (cuisine: Irish)
    200 ft
  • Vallarta's Mexican Food (cuisine: Mexican)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    100