Embassy Suites San Luis Obispo

Address: 333 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, California, 93405, United States | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located on 333 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, is near Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, Farmers Market, Mission Plaza, and San Luis Obispo Children's Museum.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Embassy Suites San Luis Obispo

      Good Stay

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      Our family stayed at this hotel for one night. Room was large, clean and comfortable. Weird location - in a strip mall, but nice none the less. Front desk staff was extermely knowledgable, friendly and helpful. Parking is free. Conveinent to US1, 101 and a short drive from downtown. Breakfast was very good - typical embassy breakfast. Good price - no issuees.

      Accomodations are average

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      We stayed at the Embassy Suites on a CA road trip. I had never stayed at an Embassy Suites before so I have no idea how they rate in comparison to other ES hotels. I thought the room was dingy. It seemed clean but it was very dark inside. The furniture in the living room part of the suite was old. Also, the hotel is located right next to the freeway, so you will hear some car noise. Actually you won't hear the car noise until the piano noise from the lobby is over for the night (9pm?).

      They did have a breakfast in the morning. If you decide to eat eggs, have them make you a special order rather than just scramble eggs which were already cooked. I noticed that people who had the plain scrambled eggs took one bite and did not finish them. My husband had a Denver omlette, and said it was fine. They also have a Belgian waffle stand where you can make your own waffles. The coffee was average, but there is a Starbucks in the shopping center next door.

      Overall, if the rooms were updated, this would be a pretty good deal. If I were to go back to SLO, I would probably check out another place to stay.

      Opinion from a local

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      I live here in San Luis but have stayed at this hotel a couple times over the past year or two. First of all, avoid the drinks at the bar! They are way overpriced and very WEAk! (If you want a fun bar and a cool atmosphere, head downtown to McCarthy's Irish Pub.) They don't even appear to have an official bartender. Just some person who happens to notice patrons approaching the bar, and then someone comes grudingly out of the woodwork to come serve you. This hotel does have a complimentary happy hour every evening, so that's always hard to beat:) The cooked to order breakfast is also surprisingly good. I've had lunch and dinner at the restaurant quite a few times which is usually hit or miss. I feel like the dinner entrees are overpriced for what you get--but that's just my opinion. I like the feel of the actual restaurant itself--it's very open and light with kind of a "big city" feel.

      Example of why not to stay at hotels in malls!

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      We stayed two nights, which was one too many. A very loud familiy was next to us, we advised the front desk who would do nothing and at 2am we were told that if we wanted to change rooms we would have to pay the full standard (not discounted) rate.

      The rooms are in dire need of renovation, quite run down and dingy. Service is poor in all areas except the restaurant - the staff there was the only redeeming feature of this otherwise horrible hotel.

      We requested a tranfer to the airport and waited 25 minutes before being told that there had been a shift change and that we would have to get a taxi.

      For the cost there are many other nicer hotels with better staff.

      Great for a family!

      from

      Weird location for a hotel (in a mall). But rooms are large, comfortable and quiet. Breakfast was great for a hotel. Great value for a family. We had 5 people and everyone had enough room. Would definitely stay here again.

      Best Place in San Luis

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      I have been coming to San Luis on a regular basis, stayed at Embassy for the 1st time recently, and will continue to stay here from now on.... The other hotels in the area do not come close to comparison..

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      Brillient accommodation at Embssy Suites

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      We were not expecting too much of this Hotel at $159 for 4 of us. However, we were pleasantly surprised. This is a new Hotel and everything was very clean and comfortable. We had 2 large rooms with two t.v.'s, a swimming pool, gym, whirl pool, laundry, full breakfast included (one of the best breakfasts of our trip) and free drinks between 5.30 and 7.30 on the night of arrival. I will be looking for other Embassy Suites from now on. The staff were very friendly and helpful. A great place to stay.

      Limites Availability Shows in Staff's Attitude!

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      There are too few hotel choices in the city San Luis Obispo and the staff reflects this situation with a take it or leave attitude. The property is typical of Embassy Suites, but the staff needs improvement.

      Great hotel

      from

      We spent 1 night here while driving down Rte 1. It was a very relaxing place to stay after a long day of driving and sightseeing. Our room was quiet, spacious and clean. The free cooked-to-order breakfast and free happy hour drinks were added bonuses.

      Great Place to Stay

      from

      We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The rooms are very clean and spacious and the staff was friendly and helpful. It is conveniently located near shopping and dining and was a good central location for all of our sightseeing. I would definitely recommended this hotel to anyone staying in San Luis Obispo.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Embassy Suites San Luis Obispo

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      Travel Blogs from San Luis Obispo

      California Coasting

      A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast on Jun 29, 2014

      11 photos

      ... from a very grumpy lady sitting in front of me, was very comfortable, even equipped with wifi, and which made a pitstop about halfway through the 4.5 hour long ride at a McDonalds. It was all very organized and American.

      Right on time we arrived in San Luis Obispo where a gleaming train was already waiting. Another seven hours on the train would take me all the way down south along the coast, on the so-called Pacific Sunliner. The view from the train was incredible, ...

      Vineyards, mountains, beaches galore!!!!

      A travel blog entry by mamacass on May 15, 2014

      25 photos

      ... State Park in California where vehicles can be driven on the sands. It was fascinating to watch all the cars, trucks, trailers either park on the beach for a picnic or just cruise along the shore line. This is obviously something one just has to do. Looked like great fun, but did not think it would be a good idea to take the Mustang on to the sands!!! There were also some horses galloping along the waters edge, just amazing.

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      Pinnacles, Hearst, Bohemians and Pinheads

      A travel blog entry by hawkinsw on Nov 20, 2013

      2 comments, 8 photos

      ... br>
      Is Rupert Murdock the William Randolph Hearst of today? He certainly is amassing a journalism empire and wields great political power, here, in the UK and Australia. The yellow journalism is certainly evident, even if the bohemian writers are not. I would not compare Bill O'Rielly with Mark Twain no matter how many stupid "The killing of..." books he writes. Pinhead. Does Murdock have a ...

      The long way home

      A travel blog entry by karangi on Nov 10, 2013

      33 photos

      ... latest purchase ... Morro Bay
      Visit with Laura, Mark & Maddox
      Drive to Santa Barbara to take a look at Natalie & Kevin's project plus enjoy lunch down at the Harbor,
      and enjoy another football match at Caly Poly.

      Then it was time to say goodbye and head East via Barstow, Flagstaff, Santa Rosa, Wichita Falls, West Monroe, Pensacola and Ocala, arriving home on November 18th.









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      San Luis Obispo

      A travel blog entry by pennstreetfamil on Jul 11, 2013

      3 photos

      Our first night of the trip we stayed at El Chorro Regional Park. We had a great time, though we had yet to buy or marsh mellows and graham crackers. We went into SLO the next morning and ate some BBQ--the famous SLO tri-tip steak sandwich, wow! We enjoyed our day, going to the book store and the movies. As there was a music festival at our camp ground, we lost our camping spot and had to stay in a hotel in town. What to do? Well, we went and ate some more ...