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    Sands Inn & Suites

    1930 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2616
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    US$139
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good40%
    • Average21%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible7%
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    “waffles” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 234 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My son and his girlfriend took the train to San Luis Obispo from San Diego yesterday and arrived in SLO late in the evening without a booked hotel room. Since I knew the area very well and was familiar with the Sands Inn & Suites...More

    Thank Mike E
    Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

    Decided to give it a try since we were visiting at Cal Poly (which is literally a mile away). Great close location to downtown as well but we were so surprised by the large room. We had two queens with table and desk, refrig and...More

    2  Thank Denapriser
    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    very nice clean hotel. drive up parking. heated pool. wonderful breakfast. internet slower if your room is away from lobby. walk only 20 min from downtown. brewery and food just steps away. recommended if the price is right. high weekend room rates. meutermedia

    1  Thank MeuterMedia
    Reviewed 3 March 2017

    We had booked a 3 night stay at this hotel, and, personally, I was a bit worried about this prior to our stay. What if it was dreadful, WiFi not working, breakfast rubbish etc etc. We didn't need to worry though. It was clean and...More

    3  Thank Peter T
    Reviewed 16 February 2017

    We enjoyed our stay. The room was large and clean. We had 2 beds. Breakfast was included. The pool is heated.We had to carry our luggage to the second floor. The hotel clerk did offer to carry our bags for us.;

    1  Thank orange552015
    Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$119 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    Room & Suite (19)
    Dining (5)
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    Hotel & Grounds (28)
    Bathroom (3)
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    Pamela K
    23 August 2016|
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    Response from Bumppa1146 | Reviewed this property |
    I agree with WowPeter. However, I've called or e-mailed the hotel and asked for early arrival and they always arrange for it..........so, do that.
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    Kassie L
    25 July 2016|
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    Response from MAWWCW | Reviewed this property |
    Yes.
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    Lydia V
    12 January 2015|
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    Response from Matthew W | Property representative |
    Make your own waffles, scrambled eggs, sausage, cereal, oatmeal, yogurt, fresh baked muffins, scones, danish, fresh fruit, bagels, assorted breads, orange juice, coffee, decaf and tea.
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    "top floor so no foot traffic above you...."
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    "The motel offers rooms more removed from the street that; notwithstanding loud drunken neighbors - would be a..."
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    "The king size room has a large vanity area detatched from the large bathroom."
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    "I used handicap accessible room on first floor convenient to pool ad office."
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