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Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa
Ranked #8 of 32 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
Certificate of Excellence
Marina
1 review
“Great place to relax”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

With the views of the trees, and the tubs in the rooms, it's the best place to relax the cares away, and the new restaurant, you do not have to travel far to get good food, I recommend Sycamore has the best place to stay, and you will want to spend many nights there just to feel the cares drift away.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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SycamoreGuestService, Front Office Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 4 May 2014
Dear Guest,

It was a pleasure to host your recent stay to Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort. Thank you for allowing us to provide you with a great place to relax on the Central Coast.

I am pleased you were able to enjoy the outdoor scenery, the hot tubs, and restaurant.

We look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Sincerely,

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
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Paso Robles
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

The grounds of the property are gorgeous. You feel like you are at a woodsy retreat but still close to the beach! Spa services were great and all employees were professional and service oriented. Average rating is due to the age of the property and could use a face lift I several areas. Only complaint is that the kitchen needs to learn how to cook a hamburger, medium well does not mean rare or well done/burnt.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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SycamoreGuestService, Front Office Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 4 May 2014
Dear Guest,

It was a pleasure to host your recent visit to the Central Coast. Sycamore is surrounded by beautiful grounds that allow for different attributes such as the near by beach and hill side views.

We are currently in the process of remodeling each of our rooms across the resort. Thank you for your kind feedback as we value each of our guest comments to continue to grow the resort each day.

We look forward to your return visit in the near future.

Sincerely,

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

The water is great. The service staff are fabulous but the rooms are small without any comfy chairs in the room or on the deck. Our first stay was a web special and that cost was reasonable. But this stay made us decide not to come back and pay full price.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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SycamoreGuestService, Front Office Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 4 May 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for allowing us to host your recent stay during your recent travels to the Central Coast.

I am pleased to hear you received great service throughout your time at the resort. We are currently in the process of remodeling our rooms across the resort to allow for further comfort and luxury.

We look forward to your return visit in the near future.

Sincerely,

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
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Camarillo
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

amy as you know our stay in ur wishful cottage was not relaxing. the generator water shed behind our bldg. rattle the pipes in our bldg. and makes a clunking sound all the time. hope u can fix that for the next visitor. also dinner was under par. chef made us oyster rockerfellers just terrible, we returned em. duck breast entrée also terrible, returned, tasted like liver and dry. hope our next experience is better,

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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SycamoreGuestService, Front Office Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to speak with me at check-out regarding your stay in Wishful. I appreciate you bringing the noise concerns to my attention so that I was able to address the matter directly with our maintenance department upon your departure. I apologize for your dining experience in the restaurant and appreciate your feedback as we continue to improve all attributes of our resort on a daily bases.

I seek to provide a tranquil and peaceful environment for each of our guest to all a perfect getaway at Sycamore. I once again thank you for sharing your feedback directly with me and look forward to creating a new experience for you in the near future.

Sincerely,

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

Lovely relaxing location. Decor was a bit dated but comfortable. Our room had a fireplace and a hot tub out on the private deck. Restaurant service and food were amazing. We where a bit disappointed as we here seated by the outside patio and each time the door was opened the cold air went directly into our booth which detracted from our dining experience.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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SycamoreGuestService, Front Office Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for allowing Sycamore to provide you a romantic getaway weekend. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your weekend of relaxation.

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort is in the process of renovating the entire property to update the decor and setting of the resort. We hope you will return in the near future to enjoy the renovations and experience the relaxing comfort of our resort.

Sincerely,

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
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Desert Hot Springs
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

It was very peaceful, but for the price of the room I expected a lot more. Maybe I'm being a little picky. I just thought that cosmetically the building and deck would be in tip top condition. The stairs could use some paint and the hot tubs upgraded. Overall this is a great location and if you need a place to get away this place isn't bad.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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SycamoreGuestService, Front Office Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Dear Guest,

It was an honor to host your peaceful getaway to Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the location and our overall resort during your getaway.

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort is in the process of renovating the entire property including the decks, all new hot tubs and paint. We hope to have you return in the near future to enjoy the renovations and new outlook of our resort.

Sincerely,

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

I came here on a trip with my mother. We had the remodeled room. The roon was clean and had a fresh feeling. It was too bad we had to pay for the upgrade because I expected all rooms to look like a remodeled room considering the price we were paying. We tried the privaTe rented bath and it was nice. I enjoyed the smell of sulfur. I wish we had the same sulfur water in our jacuzzi outside our room. The rental bath was run down and needs update if they are charging clients for it. I was disappointed to see the old unused or used tools outside our building. It does not look too pretty. Otherwise, I loved the serenity and the quaInt feel to this place.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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SycamoreGuestService, Front Office Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for allowing Sycamore to provide a relaxing getaway weekend for you and your mother. Sycamore is a stunning resort that allows for true serenity and peace across the resort.

It is a delight to hear you enjoyed our newly remodeled West Meadow – King Suites. We are in the process of updating each room on property and shortly will be adding new private hot tubs to each room. The in-room hot tubs offer two different mineral base attributes depending upon the location of the resort. Our standard rooms offer mineral water with high sulfur content and our suites offer mineral water with muted sulfur content. All rooms provide full mineral benefits to allow for a therapeutic experience.

We look forward to your return stay in the near future as we continue to improve our resort daily.

Sincerely,

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
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Property: Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa
Address: 1215 Avila Beach Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-8048
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#11 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3 star — Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 71
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort rests atop hot mineral springs and spans more than 100 acres of forest, hills and meadows on the picturesque Central Coast of California. An authentic California resort, the property features hillside mineral springs hot tubs, a beautiful spa, the Gardens of Avila Restaurant, a labyrinth, private balcony hot tubs, meditation gardens, and wide selection of mind-body classes in our Yoga Dome. Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort -located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is just a short walk to the ocean and close to award-winning wineries, golf courses, Hearst Castle, Pismo Beach, and San Luis Obispo. Escape to our historic resort voted best Spa and Weekend Getaway on the Central Coast. Experience rustic elegance in a serene and relaxing environment surrounded with the best California has to offer. ... more   less 
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