Downtown SLO Inn - San Luis Obispo

950 Olive St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 United States (USA)
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2.0 Star Property
35.286423-120.665436
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2.0/5

Based on 451 guest reviews

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  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 11.0%!
  • 32 rooms in hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Check-in time: 15:00
  • Check-out time: 11:00
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 5.7/10

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Local Attractions

OFF-SITE RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES Palm Theatre, 0.7 mi. San Luis Obispo Farmers Market Downtown Association, 1 mi. Sunset Drive-In Theater 2.9 mi. Laguna Lake Golf Course, 3.9 mi. Toolsa Winery, 4.9 mi. Dairy Creek Golf Course, 5.7 mi. Chamisal Vineyards, 8.9 mi. Avila Beach, 10.2 mi. Pismo Beach, 12.4 mi. Morro Bay, 12.7 mi. Morro Bay Charters, 12.9 mi. Prime Outlets Pismo Beach, 14.4 mi. Ravine Water Park, 31.4 mi. AREA ATTRACTIONS San Luis Obispo Children's Museum, 0.7 mi. San Luis Obispo County History Museum, 0.8 mi. San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, 0.9 mi. Price Historical Park, 11.7 mi. Oceano Dunes, 12.9 mi. Montana De Oro State Park, 17.3 mi. California Mid State Fair, 29.4 mi. Hearst Castle, 46.4 mi.

Verified Reviews of Downtown Slo Inn San Luis Obispo

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Second worst motel I have stayed in"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Facility appeared to be run down, needed painting, sidewalk repair, and door to our room had the metal weather striping pulled away from the bottom of the door. That was the good part. Bed had skirting around frame, this skirting was stained with two (approx. 12 inch) dark liquid stains. Room needed painting. There were stains and dirt around the sink. The shower/toilet area was very small and not at all well cleaned. Toilet seat was abraded, window recess showed mold and dark liquid stain, shower walls had either not been cleaned at all or done very poorly. Shower curtain was ripped. Light fixture in ceiling that had been a combination light and heat lamp was missing parts that exposed dirt in the light fixture. Further, the heat lamp had been replaced with a standard light bulb. Very high price for the room and it would appear that no money had been expended for any on going maintenance to any part of the facility. We will never stay in this place again. My wife and I take three to four short (one to four night) trips each year. After first walking in the room, if I thought there was any way I could have gotten my money back we would have left and found another place to stay for the night. This was a rip off. To finish off the experience as we were turning in our keys the cleaning staff was having breakfast at the very small food/coffee offering in the lobby. They made no effort to let us even get up close to look, much less get anything from the very limited selection.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Apr-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Apr 26 to Sun Apr 27 2014 at a $150.02 average nightly rate.
2.0 out of 5. Based on 451 guest reviews

Property Description

Welcome to Americas Best Value Inn of San Luis Obispo, CA. Our 100 percent smoke free hotel is conveniently located near Cal Poly University, San Luis Obispo Farmers Market, Chamisal Vineyards, and Hearst Castle. We are also close to Avila Beach, Pismo Beach, and Morro Bay. The nearest airport is only four miles away, while the nearest Amtrak station is just one mile away. Additionally, some of the best restaurants in the area, including Bon Temps Creole Cafe, Round Table Pizza, and McLintocks F Saloon and Dining House are within a mile away.HOTEL FEATURESFree WiFiFree Continental BreakfastGuest LaundryVending/Ice MachinesHBOWhether traveling through or staying for a relaxing getaway, Americas Best Value Inn San Luis Obispo offers clean comfortable accommodations, affordable rates, and a friendly staff to help make your stay enjoyable. Start your day right with our free continental breakfast. Appreciate the convenience of our on-site guest laundry facility. Stay connected with free wireless high-speed Internet access in our public areas and free high-speed Internet access in our guest rooms. Step into the privacy of your own guest room and experience absolute relaxation with amenities including a microwave, mini-fridge, coffeemaker, cable TV with HBO and ESPN, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, desk with lamp, clock radio, free local calls (restrictions apply), and wake-up service. Children age 18 and younger stay free in their parent's room. At Americas Best Value Inn San Luis Obispo, We've Got You Covered from the time you hit the road until your head hits the pillow.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 15:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2005
Floors: 2
Rooms: 32
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 0
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
FEMA Approved: Yes
Policies / Expenses
Total Taxes: 18.00%

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Internet - wireless
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled

Airport & Shuttle Information

Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (96 miles), Santa Maria Public Airport (37 miles), Meadows Field (123 miles), San Luis Obispo County Airport-McChesney Field (4 miles)

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Complimentary Continental Breakfast

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary Wi-Fi

FAQs about Downtown Slo Inn San Luis Obispo

What time is check in?

Check in time is 15:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Downtown Slo Inn San Luis Obispo have?

There are 32 rooms in the property.

What kind of breakfast is at Downtown Slo Inn San Luis Obispo?

Complimentary Continental Breakfast

How much does internet cost?

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Can I get a AAA rate at Downtown Slo Inn San Luis Obispo?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA Member Rate 1 King Bed 1 Queen Bed Suite - Free High Speed Internet, Microwave, Refrigerator Cof

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Downtown Slo Inn San Luis Obispo?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: AARP Member Rate 1 King Bed 1 Queen Bed Suite - Free High Speed Internet, Microwave, Refrigerator Co

Can I get a group rate at Downtown Slo Inn San Luis Obispo?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 11.0%.

Testimonials:

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"I was amazed and pleasantly surprised how effortless the process was. Very pleased to have found a way to reserve rooms for our team when we travel, which of usually twice a month. Thanks so much." L.S. - Amherst, NY

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