Budget Inn

1001 Olive Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, United States
+1 805 544 0400

Cheapest
rate per night

5.9

Okay
based on 659 reviews
Budget Inn - San Luis Obispo, CA, United States
Tue 22/6
-
Wed 23/6
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Value for money

6.2

Distance to city centre

0.4 mi

Location rating

7.3

Nearest airport

Santa Barbara

Distance to airport

75.6 mi

Rooms available at Budget Inn

Tue 22/6
Wed 23/6

Queen rooms

£59+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Queen bed
£59
Queen bed
£62
Queen bed
£65
Queen bed
£75
Queen bed
£115

King rooms

£44+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
King bed
£44
Unknown
£47
Unknown
£48
Unknown
£64
Unknown
£70
King bed
£79

Standard rooms

£28+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Queen bed
£28
Unknown
£43
King bed
£46
King bed
£52
Unknown
£52
Queen bed
£58
King bed
£72
Queen bed
£89
Queen bed
£116

Double rooms

£122+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Double bed
£122

Reviews of Budget Inn

Pros

Cons

Traveller rating

3
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5
1
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+
dirty floors in 182 reviews
good location in 133 reviews
close to the freeway in 68 reviews
staff was friendly in 63 reviews
good and the price in 52 reviews
downtown slo in 48 reviews
enough towels in 41 reviews
orange juice in 35 reviews
costco muffins in 30 reviews
easy access in 27 reviews
bed was comfortable in 23 reviews
money back in 17 reviews
patches on the wall in 16 reviews
cigarette burns in 13 reviews
room was clean in 13 reviews
coffee maker in 10 reviews
poor quality in 10 reviews
could hear in 8 reviews
santa barbara in 5 reviews
beds were uncomfortable in 4 reviews
furniture old in 4 reviews
  • Good
    Sep 2019
    7.1

    I liked that there was room enough in the beds for four people, And that the bathroom looked fairly newly remodeled, and I liked having the refrigerator and microwave. Free parking was great, and the flowers around the building were very pretty.

    The room is for four people, and there was only one chair for the table. I’m glad the room was no smoking, but other guests were smoking feet away from their room doors, so I wasn’t comfortable opening the window for fresh air. It would be nice if there was a designated smoking area, far from the motel room windows.

  • Okay
    Oct 2016
    4.2

    It was cheap and located close to the college and downtown San Luis Obispo.

    It needs some TLC, missing light bulbs, slightly torn curtain, bathtub tiling done very poorly.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2016
    8.5

    Great value for the price! Amazing Location

    It was within walking distant of downtown in a safe area with a gorgeous view of the mountains. For the price we paid I wasn't expecting much, but was very pleased to get a clean room, free wifi and breakfast in the morning! That's more than some nicer hotels I've stayed in. Highly recommend staying here if you're not looking for a luxury experience, just quiet, clean rooms.

  • Okay
    Dec 2015
    6.0

    For the Budget Traveler

    This is literally the cheapest hotel in the area, literally. There were at least 3 other hotels within spitting distance, but this one is the least expensive. It was fine for a quick stopover in SLO but I wouldn't recommend spending your vacation here. It's definitely a budget hotel but it was clean, warm and safe. As long as you have a decent buzz and a good sense of humor this place will do just fine. The bed was firm, the pillows were soft and the water was hot. Contrary to other reviews, the heater worked. The remote however, did not.

    We were placed in a handicapped equipped room, though neither of us have a disability. Overall it was ok but the shower was laughable at about 4 ft high and poor drainage. The bathroom was practically flooded by the time I finished splashing water on myself. But the water was hot.

  • Okay
    Mar 2015
    4.5

    last minute motel

    location is convenient, breakfast was acceptable even it was small portions a 1/4 of a muffin, cereal, milk, oj, and coffee.

    room has a smell, poor maintenance, handicapped room when we are not in that need.

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About Budget Inn

Overview

Budget Inn is a 2-star hotel that is located just over 2km from Bishop Peak. It is situated in the central part of San Luis Obispo, California. And is easily accessible from major roadways and public transit.

Budget Inn boasts 27 guest rooms, all of which feature either a king or queen bed. Guests can also expect their room to have luxurious bedding, a wardrobe, workspace, microwave, private bathroom, a balcony and a large window. Adjoining and pet-friendly rooms are also available upon request. There are also several rooms available that are accessible to those with disabilities.

Guests are invited to have and enjoy a free continental breakfast, available daily. They can also expect a beautifully landscaped garden area, a TV room, a gift shop, multilingual staff, on-site car park, business services.

Thanks to its central location, the Budget Inn is situated within walking distance to many popular attractions. Some of the most popular include Bubblegum Alley, Soda Lake, the local farmers market, Dallidet Adobe and Gardens, the San Luis Obispo Children's Museum and Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery.

Check-in goes from 1:00 pm to 11:59 pm, and check out must be completed by 11 am. Children 12 years of age and under are allowed to use the existing beds for free. An additional bed can be brought into any room for the use of older children and adults. This is done at an additional cost of $10 per person per night. Unfortunately, cribs are not available at this time.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

5.9 Okay

based on 659 reviews

6.3

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

5.8

Facilities

7.3

Location

Check in

14:00

Check out

11:30

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities at Budget Inn

Free Wi-Fi
Balcony
Bathtub
Non-smoking rooms available
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Internet
Disabled access
Fax/photocopying
Cable or satellite TV
Telephone
Air-conditioned
Hiking
Multi-lingual staff
Toilet
Room service
Heating
Shower
Bowling
Free parking
Golf
Desk
Vending machine (drinks)
Interconnected room(s) available
Cycling
Garden
Wardrobe or closet
24-hour front desk
Alarm clock

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • San Luis Obispo Little Theatre0.3 mi
  • Ah Louis Store0.3 mi
  • Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa0.4 mi
  • Fremont Theater0.4 mi
  • San Luis Obispo Museum of Art0.5 mi
  • Monterey Street Wines0.5 mi

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