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“Forget The Rest You've Found The Best”
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Apple Farm Inn
Ranked #3 of 32 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
Certificate of Excellence
Baker, California
2 reviews
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“Forget The Rest You've Found The Best”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

We have tried them all and the Apple Farm is the best. Beautiful grounds, comfortable room, delicious dinning menu and bakery, fun shop,
Relaxing atmosphere, great location. All without leaving the hotel.

  • Stayed May 2014
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, 19 May 2014
Thank you for your review and your many stays with us over the years. We are so honored that we are your favorite spot here on the Central Coast. We really appreciate your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you for many more stays in the future.
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Golden, Colorado
2 reviews
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Apple Farm charged my credit card over twice the rate that I signed off on and refused to do anything about it… My actual stay was nice, but when I'm being charged $575 when the rate I authorized on my card was $217, and no one will fix it, there's a problem.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled solo
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, 13 May 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay with us. I am so sorry to hear of the confusion with your credit card charges. It sounds like there may be an authorization on your card that just needs a few days to drop off. Generally, these can take up to 7 days to drop depending on your financial institutions policies. We do authorize credit cards for slightly over the total stay amount at check-in to allow for room charges and other incidentals to post without delay. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you and we would be more than happy to contact your financial institution to help the authorizations drop off in a quicker manner. We certainly hope to hear from you directly on this matter so that we may solve it for you right away. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
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Zurich/Switzerland
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82 reviews
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Reviewed 11 May 2014

This was our 2nd stay at the Apple Farm Inn within 8 months. We returned because it does not just offer a place to stay, but a whole experience (beautiful grounds, nice gift shop & restaurant on site). Like last time we booked a room at the Trellis Court because it is the affordable option for us. It should be mentioned though that the rooms (ours was queen size) are small, and even though renovated and nicely decorated, it looks like the carpet needs some cleaning. The wifi did not work in the evening, and the biggest disappointment was the noise from the construction work in the adjacent room. They did try to keep it to a minimum though and when mentioning this at the check-out, we were given a voucher for the bakery, which we appreciated (we then had a nice lunch at the restaurant before continuing our trip). All in all we had a good stay (staff is very friendly and helpful) and we will return.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, 12 May 2014
Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. We apologize for the renovation noise during your visit. We are glad to hear that our Front Desk staff was helpful and accommodating. We will be sure to get the carpets cleaned in your room immediately. We look forward to welcoming you for another visit soon.
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Houghton, Michigan
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

We have stayed at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI and the Windermere there. The Apple Valley Inn was a blend of the two, very nice. Dinner at heir restaurant was great and priced right for us Mid Westerners (Yoopers in fact). The hospitality was first class so was the wine.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank John S
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, 8 May 2014
We appreciate your review of your recent stay with us. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our wine amenities. Our hotel was, in fact, modeled after the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island so your comments are really a great compliment! Thank you for your feedback on our restaurant as well. We look forward to welcoming you for another stay when find yourself in California again!
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Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile


Very restful sleep, comfortable bed, courteous and happy staff - attributed to how well management treats the staff - a plus for me. Great restaurant - ate there for breakfast - had oatmeal and fruit - loved the homemade jam, I would stay here again when in the area, travelled alone and felt very safe, thanks!

Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. It so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay and your meal at our restaurant. We love hearing feedback on our staff and we will be sure to pass your comments on to our entire team. We look forward to welcoming you for another stay soon!
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Fresno, California
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

We took our friend for her birthday. Got a great rate on internet and room enough to accommodate 3 women. Property is over the top decorated with wallpaper, frilly bedding and collections of home decorations. A lot like visiting Grandma's house perfect for my friend. Upon arrival we were given cookie, offered wine and a birthday crown. We stayed in room 219 queen speciality, it wasn't same room decor as on website. All rooms may be different.
Only issue we had wasn't with hotel but adjoining restaurant. Slow service a little expensive and food wasn't great. Otherwise a very enjoyable hotel for a girls road trip.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, 30 April 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your girls' weekend getaway at our hotel. We appreciate your feedback on our rooms. All of our rooms are decorated uniquely and we are happy to honor any requests for specific rooms or room decor. We will be sure to pass your comments about our restaurant service on to our restaurant manager so that they can be addressed with our serving staff right away. We look forward to welcoming you for another girls' weekend soon!
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Tracy, CA
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

My husband and I spent 2 nights here during our Spring Break. From the moment we walked in, we felt at home. The customer service was polite, welcoming, and expedient. We were quickly checked in, offered a glass of complimentary wine, and given homemade chocolate chip cookies! Sublime. Then, we were told there was a wine reception on the patio area featuring a local winery as well as their own house brand. This included home baked goods, sparking cider for the non-drinkers, and a great little patio area. It was very pretty and quiet. The wines were lovely.

We had a "Specialty King Room" which was quite spacious and well decorated. This place definitely has a french country feel to it, but it was not overdone. Our room was so clean and comfortable, we fell in love. The bathrooms are modern, the bed was comfortable, and everything was so clean!

The reason we booked was the reviews on Trip Advisor and the wine tasting package deal. 2 nights stay, a wine tour package, plus a dining credit at their restaurant made everything worthwhile. If you have the time, this is a great place to relax and unwind.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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applefarm, Public Relations Manager at Apple Farm Inn, responded to this review, 29 April 2014
Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your visit and our wine tour package so much! We especially appreciate your feedback on our staff. We will be sure to pass this on to our entire team. We look forward to welcoming you for another relaxing getaway soon!
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Property: Apple Farm Inn
Address: 2015 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2695
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Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#2 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#9 Business Hotel in San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Apple Farm Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 106
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Apple Farm Inn is located near downtown San Luis Obispo and very close to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. All the rooms have fireplaces and complimentary wireless internet access. The property has a heated swimming pool, an on-site spa, a restaurant featuring comfort cuisine and an elaborate gift shop. It is centrally located for exploring the Central Coast with wineries and beaches no more than 10-15 miles away. ... more   less 
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