We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Los Padres Motel

Booking.comUS$ 62*
View Deal
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Los Padres Motel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

122 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 116: English reviews
Start your review of Los Padres Motel
 Click to rate
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was clean enough but sure needs to be updated. People/staff were very nice. It's close to shops and restaurants within walking distance. We stayed there for a week before could move in to out new home, and we have two young kids. It was ok but I don't think I'd stay there again if I had a choice.

Thank Paula J
Sacramento, California, USA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights in room 3. This room is in poor shape, and from what I saw looking around the motel outdoor public area it is no better than room 3. This is an old motor inn motel with carports. From the street it may seem inviting but if one looks past the appearance of an old perhaps quaint...

Thank Elliot S
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Arriving by train for one night only, we found this motel more than satisfactory for price and location.. Our destinations were the train station and the mission,, both a longish walk away. The rooms were very clean, quiet enough, on a courtyard apart from the street. Downstairs rooms appeared to be doubles, upstairs singles. Owners were courteous and obliging. Décor,...

Thank donaelena2014
La Crescenta, California
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I have to say the owners of the motel are very nice and accommodating. They clearly care about the place. Price is reasonable as other folks note. It is close to some coffee places. Splash Cafe is right down the street. Room was clean and the maid service was done right. My room heater wall unit was not working. A...

Thank KidnDoc
Sonoma County, California
Reviewed 4 October 2016

A small inn close to downtown. No frills. Excellent coffee and breakfast options are just a short walk away. Well maintained property provides the basics for a comfortable stay. Free parking on site but it can be a little difficult to maneuver around longer vehicles.

1Thank Brenda B
Alamo, CA
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is a VERY inexpensive hotel for where it is located, less than half the price of my usual favorite that was fully booked. It is a little bit funky, but overall a good value for what is provided. My room was roomy, clean, and had everything I needed for a quick stay while moving my daughter in at Cal...

Thank Christine L
Northern Virginia
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great small family run inn. Just a few blocks walk to downtown. Right next door to a great coffee shop. Room was small but completely clean and cozy. I would always stay here. No pool or anything like that, not a resort just a nice small home like place. Very nice people run it. Excellent free wifi. Parking right infant...

Thank Orca1111
San Francisco
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were a group of 15 family members traveling around California. SLO was just an overnight stay. The hotel is going to be going through some remodeling. It's a quaint place, well-loved but it's the owners that made me write such a positive review. We had a problem with one of the rooms and they couldn't have been nicer in...

Thank Yodee
Vicenza, Italy
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff. Less than 10 minute walk to main part of downtown, closer than other hotels. Parking in front of your room. Free Wifi and good cable, air conditioning and heating. While there is no breakfast, there are 3 cafes right across the street. Trolley stop is a minute walk away. Rooms are small and old, but...

Thank Markyg1
new york, United States
Reviewed 5 August 2016

At check in we met Virash who was very nice and kind. He even switched our room from top floor to bottom so we don’t have to climb steps. PRO: Clean, Good and easy parking, close to midtown (5min walk), close to Morro Rock (30 min drive) CON: Thin walls, sound of the train in the morning, old TV (not...

Thank Ido A

22 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (12)
Bathroom (2)
Room/Suite (4)
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (10)
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Room/Suite (7)
Other (1)
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these San Luis Obispo hotels
0.1 km away
Quality Suites San Luis Obispo
Quality Suites San Luis Obispo
#1 of 32 in San Luis Obispo
692 reviews
0.5 km away
San Luis Creek Lodge
San Luis Creek Lodge
#2 of 32 in San Luis Obispo
597 reviews
0.7 km away
La Cuesta Inn
La Cuesta Inn
#11 of 32 in San Luis Obispo
376 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 km away
Sands Inn & Suites
Sands Inn & Suites
#15 of 32 in San Luis Obispo
264 reviews
0.5 km away
Inn at San Luis Obispo
Inn at San Luis Obispo
#16 of 32 in San Luis Obispo
341 reviews
1.8 km away
Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo
Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obi...
#4 of 32 in San Luis Obispo
506 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Los Padres Motel

Address: 1575 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2927
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: ₹ 3,788 - ₹ 25,748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Los Padres Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Hotwire, Orbitz, Travelocity, Priceline and TripOnline SA so you can book your Los Padres Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Los Padres Hotel San Luis Obispo
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in San Luis Obispo
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Los Padres Motel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“check that single rooms are not on second floor only.”
donaelena2014, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 5 and 6 are tucked into a quiet corner.”
G6532DPbrendab, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Maybe ask for upstairs.”
937ChristineL937, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“low shower heads - 5feet/1.6m”
idoa132, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the street.”
H239NIkarend, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
US$ 62* /night
View Deal
TripAdvisorUS$ 62
Hotels.comUS$ 62
Orbitz.comUS$ 62
View all 8 deals
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates