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Los Padres Motel
Ranked #18 of 32 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
Hudson Valley, New York
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27 reviews
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“Not much to choose from”
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Stopped into San Luis Obispo without a reservation on our way south to Anaheim. Worst thing was it was parents weekend at Cal Poly and most hotel rooms were booked. We checked at the Holiday Inn because TripAdvisor app said there were rooms for $119 but when we got there they only had one room for $191. We moved on. Los Padres showed vacancies on TripAdvisor app and when we stopped it was $10 less so we stayed. Room was old and small, but we slept well and it was walking distance to a beautiful downtown. Only stayed one night. I'd stay again but only if we couldn't find other choices.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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los angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2013

The motel is definitely older but I knew that going in. This establishment is pretty close to the 101 so getting in and out wasn't a problem. Plus, there are many restaurants that are easily accessible by walking so I think this place was good for a short visit.

Stayed December 2012, travelled on business
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

OMG. By far the worst motel I've ever seen. Based on the earlier review we booked here. So overpriced for such a crappy place. Dirty, run down, noisy, paper thin walls, disgusting bathroom. Do not book and waste your money.

Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 October 2013 via mobile

Room was small but plenty for me by myself. Within walking distance of some nice restaurants. Car ports made me feel secure because vehicle isn't visible from road. Shower heads were only about shoulder height but I'm pretty tall.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Vancouver BC
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Reviewed 2 October 2013

"Slo" as the Californians call this gem of a town--not referring to anything negative about it, but it is easier to say! It is my very favourite corner of the world. Fantastic beach. I well remember the huge fireplace on a wet and windy day, and the great, friendly service by the staff.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Madrid
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

When we booked a room we thought it looked like a small hotel just nice enough to spend the night on our way to Los Angeles. What we found was a small room, with dirty old carpets and a not very inviting bathroom. To make it worse it's not cheap. I'd definetely not recommend staying there.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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ATL
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013 via mobile

Paid $240 for one weekend night, room was not as pictured online, small, dirty, dingy, bathroom was smaller than closet, a real rip-off. Quite a bit further walk to center of downtown, stay away from this place there are much better options on the same street

Stayed August 2013
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Property: Los Padres Motel
Address: 1575 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2927
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 32 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Los Padres Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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