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Piece of history closed off

Worth about 2 minutes of your time before getting on freeway. If you were to research the history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CentralCoastDiverSLO
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San Luis Obispo, California
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Your late !

About 70 years late....Back when it was the very first of it's kind in the world...I guess .A... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
harveymushman99
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San Luis Obispo, California
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Noted for being the world's first motel, not open to the public but can be viewed when visiting the Apple Farm Inn.
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good0%
  • Average34%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible33%
1 week ago
“Piece of history closed off”
14 May 2018
“Your late !”
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Highway 101, San Luis Obispo, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth about 2 minutes of your time before getting on freeway. If you were to research the history of this area first that would make a difference in what you are seeing. Looks like someone lives in the main structure even though it is closed.

Thank CentralCoastDiverSLO
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

About 70 years late....Back when it was the very first of it's kind in the world...I guess .A roadside stop for you and your car and maybe family back in the Golden days of Calif..Now it's just a tower and no rooms maybe they will...More

Thank harveymushman99
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The time of the Motel Inn is gone. I actually ate at the restaurant for a prom in the 70's. But now it is mainly torn down and only the main building is left. It is fenced off. There is no reason to see this...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2016

There is not much here to see and what is left, one cannot get to...it is all fenced off. All the cabins have been razed and only the spanish style office remains. There is a historical plaque on the office and I assume the city...More

Thank Rogerdob
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

We were recommended to call at this landmark Inn which is truly bizarre . Visitors are welcome to look and they have a gift shop . If have an inclination is for anything Pink you will love this.

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Reviewed 29 September 2013

Almost completely bulldozed by the new owners, from the motel next door. Nothing to see here, folks, move along....

2  Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 17 March 2012

This WAS a fabulous place in its day...its all but been razed and all us local/natives would LOVE to see it restored back to its original splendor. Had the very BEST BBQ steaks in the world with an inside oak BBQ. If someone had a...More

3  Thank Critter123
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Reviewed 24 January 2012

can't wait for the upgrades, it was one of the best places to go for food & enteranment

Thank sloBea
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Reviewed 2 June 2011

I think what you are referring to is actually the Motel Inn. Yes, it was the first Motel, unfortunatly went out of business many years ago. What little remains is only there because it was designated a historical site. If you go to John Ramos...More

5  Thank Kim R
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