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The Kinney San Luis Obispo

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1800 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2614 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews front desk cal poly upgraded to a suite yogurt other hotels beds were comfortable downtown slo stayed here for one night the breakfast area close to downtown housekeeping staff we've stayed would stay here again short stay hot breakfast short drive cookies
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Kinney San Luis Obispo has been wonderful to work with in booking group rates and room blocks for a conference that my employer is hosting in the area. I will absolutely be booking with them again for our conferences in years to come, and...More

Thank ChristianaDove
Response from Adventurer823674, General Manager at The Kinney San Luis ObispoResponded 6 days ago

Hi, Thank you for your excellent review about the Kinney and our awesome group and event space! We hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel. Kaitlyn, Noelle & Greg friendly. Our room door was open when we arrived. Microwaves not in each room as they do not have enough; you have to ask for them. Ours was delivered & placed on bottom dresser shelf. No Bible in drawer....More

Thank Judy H
Response from Adventurer823674, General Manager at The Kinney San Luis ObispoResponded 6 days ago

Hi Judy H, While I was pleased to read that you were satisfied with some areas of your stay, I was truly disappointed to read that we did not meet and exceed your expectations in all areas of your visit. There is really no excuse...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel under the Holiday Inn Express name. The hotel looks to be 99% complete from a recent remodel...let me tell you, it is fantastic! It is a super cute hotel with character and a great vibe. The free cookies and apples at...More

Thank WingFamily4
Response from Adventurer823674, General Manager at The Kinney San Luis ObispoResponded 6 days ago

Hi Wingfamily4! What a fantastic review, thank you! Thank you for taking the time to review our new restaurant and all of our fun games and activities offered in Leroy's. Thank you for sharing your experience with Crystal, we will be sure to share your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a small conference room to handle some business events for CalPoly students. The NEW Kinney Hotel is replacing the old Holiday Inn Express. A complete remodel is taking place and it looks like it will be up beat place to stay...and right at the...More

Thank frogzzz
Response from Adventurer823674, General Manager at The Kinney San Luis ObispoResponded 6 days ago

Hi frogzzz! Thank you so much for the 5 star review! We can't thank you enough for sharing your thoughts with the rest of the world about our awesome hotel The Kinney! Please let us know when we can help with conference space again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel because it was in a good location, only a small distance from the downtown area of San Luis Obispo. It seems like the hotel is going through a renovation (which we were not notified about). When we were arrived, we were...More

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The Kinney San Luis Obispo is the area's closest hotel to California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly). Enjoy the best of small town charm surrounded by the unrivaled natural beauty of the Central Coast - from More the historic Mission in downtown San Luis Obispo, to the colorful shops, restaurants, wineries, hiking, and beaches. The rustic neighboring communities of Cambria, Hearst Castle, Pismo Beach and Paso Robles are just a short drive away. Our all-new redesigned hotel offers a colorful getaway with newly renovated, spacious rooms and suites featuring refrigerators, bath robes, and amenities to make you feel at home. Plus enjoy access to on-site dining for breakfast and dinner at Leroy's alongside an excellent beer and wine selection. AAA approved, 3-Diamond rating. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Price range
US$141 - US$292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo Hotel San Luis Obispo
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Holiday Inn San Luis Obispo
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San Luis Obispo Holiday Inn
Location
United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Price range
US$141 - US$292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo Hotel San Luis Obispo
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Holiday Inn San Luis Obispo
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San Luis Obispo Holiday Inn
Location
United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
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Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Vy-Suayen
1 April 2018|
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Response from Woodpecker48 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t use the pool, but my experience with hotel pools has been that they are all heated, without exception. I would give 10 to 1 odds that this pool is heated.
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Lyle P
24 June 2015|
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Response from James D | Property representative |
Unfortunetely we are no longer pet friendly except for service animals only. Thank you.
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SWPagan
20 January 2015|
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Response from James D | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out to us. As of last year with our recent room refresh, the decision was made to no longer allow pets here at the Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo. Just a short drive away in Pismo Beach, we have... More
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"Ask for room facing courtyard"
judyhM3145WS
2 weeks ago
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"Great staff"
WingFamily4
2 weeks ago
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"Wait until the renovation is over."
Boscaverde86
4 weeks ago
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"If you want a quiet room, ask for one away from the pool"
BluRavdriver
18 Aug 2018
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