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Garden Street Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo

Located in downtown San Luis Obispo's historic core and the heart of California’s Central Coast, Garden Street Inn offers old-world hospitality with new-century passion. Locals call it SLO; offering excellent shopping, first-class restaurants, wine-tasting, art galleries and museums. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the rolling hills and coastal valleys, SLO lies just a short drive from Avila Beach, Morro Bay, and Pismo Beach. Golf, tennis, biking, and hiking opportunities abound. SLO hosts a myriad of local tourist attractions, including world renowned vineyards and wineries, California missions, iconic museums, and breathtaking beaches. Classic decor reflects Victorian charm in our uniquely boutique hotel - many with fireplaces and private decks. Grab a book from the well-stocked Goldtree Library, or sip your morning coffee on our spacious outdoor communal deck. Meet the chef in preparation of a delicious breakfast each morning which is served in the McCaffrey Morning Room.
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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Historic Hotel
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
182Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
37Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews perfect location to enjoy long staircase municipal lot delightful place to stay b and b room downstairs cookies market night jacuzzi tub the ground floor farmers market first floor no elevator breakfast was delicious first morning boutique hotel queen bed
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice old house turned into bed and breakfast. Unique breakfast when we were there including French toast with parmesan and marinara sauce. Plenty of spaces to lounge and great location to all shops and restaurants downtown. Cookies in the evening.More

Date of stay: December 2018
Response from Garden Street I... R, General Manager at Garden Street Inn Downtown San Luis ObispoResponded 5 days ago

Downtown San Luis Obispo has so much to offer and we enjoy being in short walking distance to all the attractions. Our chef loves preparing breakfast for our guests and coming up with new ideas. We thank you for your feedback and hopefully we will...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just spent several days here. Would agree with others that it could use a facelift. But the location was great. The breakfasts were excellent, and the staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms are spacious and clean. Cookies on the table when you come in at...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Garden Street I... R, General Manager at Garden Street Inn Downtown San Luis ObispoResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Garden Street Inn. We are working on plans to give the Garden Street Inn a facelift. Our goal is to make our guests stay enjoyable and memorable. We love what we do. And we are looking...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions are that this is an older worlde kind of place, but it needs updating. No blinds on the window of our room (so you have to get dressed in the bathroom. Breakfasts we're very cheap with no choice ie one egg scrambled with...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Garden Street I... R, General Manager at Garden Street Inn Downtown San Luis ObispoResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Built in 1887, the Garden Street Inn is one of the first historic houses in San Luis Obispo. old world charm and modern conveniences are combined. All our rooms have blinds. Part of staying at a bed and breakfast is,...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018

The Garden Street Inn is a B&B a block away from San Luis Obispo downtown. We stayed two nights. This was not our first trip to SLO; previously, we stayed in larger hotels during business conventions. We stayed in the Walden room, which was on...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Garden Street I... R, General Manager at Garden Street Inn Downtown San Luis ObispoResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in the Walden room. Each room features its own character and charm here at The Garden Street Inn. Come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend are on our travels in America we came across this little gem on booking.com. It’s so close to town, if your they on a Thursday night there’s a lovely farmers market on. The room was clean and comfortable, the breakfast was...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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"The Walden is on the ground floor. The Diane McKeen (?) room has sufficient space for a sofa and chairs."
1 Nov 2018
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"Back room quieter than street side."
6 Sep 2018
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"Request main floor if stairs are a problem and a room away from street"
15 Feb 2018
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"room downstairs is the only room with a king bed."
25 Jan 2018
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US$132 - US$376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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