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HI - San Luis Obispo Hostel Reviews

1617 Santa Rosa St., San Luis Obispo, CA, San Luis Obispo, USA

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140 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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I had a great time staying at San Luis Obispo Hostel! The staff were all super friendly. I would definitely stay at this hostel again.

  • 22nd Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Terrific hostel, mostly used as a stop off point for people going north or south


I had a really good time. It isn't really big or fancy, but really comfy and cosy. I like that. There is only thing I have to complain about. We had in our 6 bed dorm room only 4 lockers?! How does this make sense?


Very good value. Very cheap compared to e.g. hotels in San Francisco. Only thing is that when I came hone at 0.30 AM after visiting a bar, the door wasn't locked.


Home environment and very clean


Had such a good time in SLO that I ended up staying an extra night. Everyone was really hospitable and it was a really nice atmosphere! Breakfast was great and the staff went out of their way to make me feel welcome!


I had a wonderful time staying at Hotel Obispo! The entire staff was cheery and helpful! You could really tell that the staff cared about the patrons. I had the chance to meet some great people (staff and hostellers), have great conversations in the ultra comfortable common space and learn a lot about San Luis Obispo that I would otherwise have never heard. Overall excellent experience! I highly recommend checking this place out!

  • 3rd Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Favourite hostel I stayed in America. Hostel staff were lovely and the hostel was just the right size to be able to meet people. Slightly annoying that it closed for a few hours in the afternoon, but this was nothing too major.


The staff were real friendly and it was kind of how I happily imagined it would be - a big American house style, very homely, comfortable and welcoming. Thank you! It was cool :-)


Friendly athmosphere and nice staff; good breakfast with brown pancakes, tea and milk.

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