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Taipei, Taiwan
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room is quite, clean and big, have enough space for 4 of us plus luggages. The bed and pillows are comfortable, even two people shared a bed is big enough. It doesn't come with complimentary breakfast, but you can get high quality breakfast from downstair with reasonable price. This hotel is located near the highway, you can easily find... More 

Thank Debbie C
Management response:

Dear DebbieC, Thank you for your kind words regarding your most recent stay with us in San Luis Obispo. We also believe our Bistro is the Courtyard by Marriott's best kept secret and I thank you for giving it proper credit. We hope to see you soon! Happy travels, Stacey M More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Location away from downtown so consider that. Located on outer road so perfect if travelling down coast road as we were. Check in lady awesome, so helpful. She even spent considerable time later that evening researching our next hotel, ace service! Pool area nice, bar very comfortable, rooms standard cosy Marriott type. All in a perfect stay made even better... More 

Thank Simon F
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Dear Simon F, I am happy to hear my team exceeded your expectations in true Marriott fashion. We are enjoying some great new items on our Bistro Menu and many great events so eating at the hotel can be a very pleasant surprise for a hotel that is off the downtown path. We hope to see you again soon. Warmest... More 

Berkeley, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Have stayed here twice now while attending events a Cal Poly. Very comfortable. Friendly staff. The hotel is well maintained. The room are very nice. Parking is convenient. Great Happy Hour. Jennifer, the bartendar, was awesome!

Thank poco2xxx
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Dear poco2xxx, We are happy to hear you enjoyed happy hour and Jennifer will be ecstatic to know she exceeded your expectations. Hopefully you will come again during one of our Cal Poly evening events and can enjoy some Mustang Margaritas in honor of our Cal Poly guests! Thank you again for your kind words. Warmest regards, Stacey M More 

Sacramento, California
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102 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Nice experience here. The rooms are large and bathrooms have an above average shower. The location is right off the freeway and close to some newer shopping centers. A short drive from campus. I liked the on site cafe which offered several "fancy" Starbucks options and lots of healthy food choices.

Thank Shannon-in-ca
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Dear Shannon-in-ca, I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your most recent Courtyard by Marriott San Luis Obispo stay. My team will be over joyed to hear we heightened your experience with Starbucks and some healthy Bistro options. We look forward to serving you again soon. Stacey M. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This hotel is newly remodeled and great location. 6 miles from the beach and 6 miles from the town. I have stayed here many times and love it! Many restaurants and shopping nearby and the college is also very close.

Thank 613heidim
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Dear 613heidim, Thank you for the feedback regarding your most recent stay at the Courtyard San Luis Obispo as we agree it is a "Great Place to Stay". I hope you will come back to see us during one of our Wine Pour events and stay tuned we will have some fun on property events happening in 2017. Happy travels,... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this hotel several times and all the experiences have been positive. The staff is courteous and the rooms are extremely clean and comfortable. It is a very relaxing hotel. The views outside the windows are beautiful. The food at the bistro is excellent but allow a little time for preparation. The only issue I have is... More 

Thank smitten1995
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Dear smitten1995, I appreciate your wonderful words regarding your multiple stays at the Courtyard San Luis Obispo and I will notify my chief engineer to make sure our heated pool is at the right temperature year round. We look forward to serving you again soon. Warmest regards, Stacey M More 

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7 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The hotel overall is nice and clean and overall the staff was nice. Close to downtown San Luis Obispo and close enough to Paso Robles. Their Bistro options are very convenient and the food is really good.Jennifer at the bar was great! They even had a wine tasting night which was very convenient and nice "extra" amenity. Cleanliness is good... More 

Thank Geugie M
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Dear Geugie M, Thank you so much for the feedback you've provided about your most recent Courtyard by Marriott San Luis Obispo stay. As I go into my second month on property this feedback assists me in celebrating those associates like Tyler, Jennifer and Nicholas who go above and beyond for our guests. It also allows me to coach those... More 

Simi Valley, California
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120 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here a couple years ago and it seems like the updated lobby is much better. It is inviting with bar and bistro. I really appreciate the Bistro when traveling for business as I'm so tired I don't want to make any other stop. Their food is good - although the room menu does not have all their latest... More 

Thank sparkysimi
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Dear sparkysimi, Thank you for the kind words regarding your most recent Courtyard San Luis Obispo stay. We are currently working on a hidden menu with vegetarian items. I am also proud to announce our FD morning coffee bar which allows those guests wishing to purchase our house brew a quicker alternative. We look forward to serving you again when... More 

Bakersfield, California
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Headed over to the Marriott for the Claiborne & ChurcHill lobby pour, I was surprised to see they had live music, it made my night! Good food, wine, and a show- can't get any better 😜 Big thanks to the Bistro crew! Shout out to my girl Jennifer at the bar, Jordan and Jonathan for hooking it with some tacos... More 

Thank sloeddie
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Dear sloeddie, I am so happy to hear you enjoyed our Friday night ambiance at the Courtyard San Luis Obispo. We hope to see you soon as these events will be a regular occurrence at the hotel. I will share your wonderful feedback with my Bistro team and they will be happy to hear their service exceeded your expectations. Warmest... More 

Mission Viejo
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44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Big Marriott fan and am OK with staying at Courtyards. I've stayed at this location in the past (third time) and never disappointed. This time was an exception. The room as always was fine - no complaints there. The issue was the constant noise coming from the elevator - - and I was three doors away. It was ongoing throughout... More 

Thank ocguy919
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Dear ocguy919, I am so happy to hear that you are a Marriott fan and if given another opportunity to WOW you my team and I would like to make you a Courtyard fan as well. I shared your elevator concern with my team to ensure that your experience is an isolated one. Also, note that in the coming months... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Courtyard by Marriott is San Luis Obispo's newest hotel and is conveniently located near Cal Poly and is 7 mi to Pismo and Avila Beach. The Courtyard San Luis Obispo is 4 mi to San Luis Obispo County Airport with easy access to all area attractions and landmarks. Our San Luis Obispo hotel has a distinctive architectural style where you can enjoy the warmth of the California sun. The Courtyard San Luis Obispo has a customer-focused guest room design combining both comfort and functionality. Our San Luis Obispo hotel offers spacious rooms, complimentary wireless internet, as well as a fitness center and an outdoor heated pool with jacuzzi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard San Luis Obispo

Address: 1605 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7214
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: £103 - £211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard San Luis Obispo 3*
Number of rooms: 139
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Also Known As:
Courtyard By Marriott San Luis Obispo Hotel San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo Marriott
San Luis Obispo Courtyard
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#8 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#10 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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“Higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles debbiec955, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“lower room numbers are more quiet and far enough from the elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles 613heidim, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Third floor always good, away from first floor where activities take place & kids might be running in/out of the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles geugiem, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the "hill" side are quieter, but overall noise isn't a problem regardless”
 of 5 bubbles ljmattox, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms that don't face the freeway (101) so you don't get the freeway noise.”
 of 5 bubbles CosmosMomLA, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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