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Chamonix, France
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Paid $75 as just wanted a bed. It's decent for the money; fab retro swirly patterns on the shower which reminded me of Santa Cruz fun fair benches so I found it quite appealing in a retro kind of way! Had room 11 which came with a basic but functioning kitchen part with fridge coffee machine basin microwave. Bath is... More 

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Miami, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 13 February 2016

2015 flew cross-countryMia-SLO..1st arrived at ElToro NO ONE ON SITE..Kari workin out at gym..OK..laid back Cali..had to wait over HOUR to check in! Then got HUSTLED for add'l 250.00 for disabled-NO SMOKIN room, even tho I had prior resvn's!They told me it's because i used EXPEDIA.The room was filled with run-down seeded furniture(bring your lysol)...BUT the trippiest thing of all... More 

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London
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night during our coastal trip. We had some problems finding the place as the street address we had was incorrect. If using satnav it is on Toro Street, not El Toro Street as some websites advertise it as. Anyway, a kind local pointed the mistake out and sent us in the right direction. The hotel... More 

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Las Vegas
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We stayed at this Motel for one night. The price was right and Noel is very nice guy and very accommodating. The location is very good, close to downtown action (you could walk there) and very very close to the 101 highway, I mean right there. For the most part, the place is safe and located in a clean and... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2014

I was traveling to the coast to take an exam at Cuesta and didn't want to pay a lot, but wanted to be safe. I was at the college in less than 10 minutes the next morning. I found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. I got in late and they went out of their way to make... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Even though it is totally run-down and quite sketchy looking, this is a huge bargain in san luis obispo. The room wasnt dirty or the showers werent moldy like others mentioned, but decent sized and clean enough. True the heater/aircon banged, but as of most coastal california, the tempature isnt so cold or warm to keep you up at night.... More 

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2 Thank oddholio
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Reviewed 22 July 2013 via mobile

The rooms had mold mildew,dry rot around shower.u smelled mold and mildew. All nite.floors has dry rot.weak.showers leak on rooms below. But got to stay free.no ice machine.2by 3ft soda machine..nit friendly people.police says to call code inforcement.and health on hotel

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Essex
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Out of the 20 hotels/motels we have stayed in over the past 2 months this was by far the worst- it looked as if it needed a woman's touch. The grounds were a mess of old furniture. the bed sheets were very rough/unironed dry. The floor had big dents in it which made you feel you would fall through. The... More 

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1 Thank Gladys45
San Luis Obispo, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2011

My daughter graduated from Cal Poly this weekend and we stayed here. There were people hanging out in front of the motel who looked like they were up to no good. I asked the manager to show me the room we would stay in and he showed us a room that was decent with a flat screen tv and also... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 May 2011

We stayed here several nights. The motel is old, but the rooms are very clean and totally adequate. We had a couple of minor problems which were addressed and taken care of immediately. Having a micro and fridge certainly helped with our budget. Noel, in the office couldn't have been more friendly. We would definitely stay here again.

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El Toro Motel has been here since 1970's serving its patrons with great quality service and affordable rooms. Stop by to see how we are doing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Toro Motel

Address: 625 Toro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2828
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: RM188 - RM844 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Don't stop here..Keep looking.No peace here”
 of 5 bubbles msrob2016, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I hope the owner does more updating to the place as it is a gold mine.....”
 of 5 bubbles sfelm, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
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