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Rose Garden Inn
Ranked #18 of 32 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
Reviewed 14 February 2012

I never have stayed at such a horrible place before. Looks incredible on line, but don't be fooled. The only thing on their web site that is true, is Free Parking. Check-in was unpleasant. We payed for the "upgraded" rooms. Furniture was done by Goodwill. The room was dusty, found an empty water bottle on the floor in the corner and the room was sprayed with somesort of bug spray. When we turned on the wall a/c unit, you can see nothing but dust blowing out. I didn't go complain because I didn't want to have to deal with the front desk again. There is a Motel 6 and Marriott next door. We should have stayed there. I rely on other members comments when looking for hotels etc. and they are usually right but the last couple of comments for this hotel are way off.

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  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 18 November 2011

I enjoy driving often to San Luis Obispo as a weekend getaway, so I searched the area for a hotel with the above-mentioned requirements. I looked at a few places before I found the Rose Garden Inn. By now I've stayed three times and each visit has been great. In October I made the trip with my two grandsons, aged 12 and15, to celebrate their birthdays. The rates are affordable, so they enjoyed sharing their own room across the hall from mine. The swimming pool was a hit. We all liked being close to the new shopping malls a couple of blocks away. Rose Garden Inn is the ideal getaway for me!

Room Tip: There are two wings, one of which has been upgraded and costs slightly more per night. I took rooms...
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 September 2011

My family and I loved this place. It was reasonably priced, close to the freeway (but quiet), close to a restaurant (Margie's Diner), and the grounds were very well manicured. It really felt as though we were in a "rose garden." We would stay there again!

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled with family
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BeachfrontinAvila, Public Relations Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2011

Thank you for your positive comment about the Rose Garden Inn. We do take pride in our beautiful rose gardens!

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Reviewed 13 September 2011

We enjoy the Rose Garden because it is not too expensive (altho price seems to vary a lot from trip to trip). The cleaned up rooms are nice, altho the arm chair in our room was very stinky and dusty. The sliding windows are especially nice, since my husband needs a very cool room. And altho noisy, the air conditioner works well. The front desk people are wonderful. Very helpful, carry things for you, give information. It was a good experience.

Room Tip: The 100 rooms are the best. Close to parking and we like the larger double queen rooms. The whole...
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  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 September 2011

We were able to make a group reservation at a reasonable price for the location and season that we held our wedding. Our wedding was the Mission San Luis Obispo and needed to host guests from Southern and Northern California. Cal Poly was having their graduation the same weekend so rates were ridiculous and the hotels were completely booked. The Rose Garden accommodated all of our guests. I, the bride, also stayed there. The rooms were clean and spacious.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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BeachfrontinAvila, Public Relations Manager at Rose Garden Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2011

We are so happy that you stayed at the Rose Garden Inn. We are happy to accommodate larger parties, and especially wedding parties. We hope you return to the Rose Garden on your next trip to the Central Coast. Congratulations on your wedding!

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Additional Information about Rose Garden Inn

Address: 1585 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7205
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 32 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
Price Range: ₹ 4,037 - ₹ 9,036 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rose Garden Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 63
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rose Garden Inn is a San Luis Obispo hotel, located off beautiful Highway 101. It is a favorite among Cal Poly University families, with easy access to Pismo Beach, Avila Beach, Oceano Dunes and Hearst Castle. Guests are welcome to enjoy the beautiful gardens, heated pool and the areas largest spa with multiple waterfalls. The rooms are tastefully decorated, spacious, and equipped with the business and family traveler in mind. Free coffee, wireless Internet and a very friendly staff is here to make your stay more comfortable. Rose Garden Inn is just a short drive to scenic Hwy 1, Paso Robles Wine country, and Big Sur. ... more   less 
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