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Budget Inn

1001 Olive Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

+1 805 544 0400

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based on 628 reviews

About Budget Inn, San Luis Obispo

Value for money

With a stay at Budget Inn, you'll be centrally located in San Luis Obispo, a 2-minute drive from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and 8 minutes from Avila Hot Springs. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.

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Standard Rooms - Harbor view


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Double Rooms - Harbor view


$257 totalAgoda.com
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King Rooms - Courtyard view


$79 totalAgoda.com
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Queen Rooms - Lake view


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Other Rooms - Skyline view


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Motel Amenities & Facilities

  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Golf
  • 24hr front desk
  • Increased accessibility
  • Microwave

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Multi-lingual staff

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Bowling
  • Golf
  • Cycling


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Air-conditioned
  • Heating


  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Shower


  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Microwave


  • Balcony
  • Garden


  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Telephone
  • Interconnected room(s) available

Services and conveniences

  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV

Places of interest near Budget Inn

Attractions in San Luis Obispo, California curated by momondo

Budget Inn location: 1001 Olive Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Restaurants and Cafés

Cowgirl Cafe0.0 mi
Toshis Restaurant0.1 mi
The Breakfast Buzz0.1 mi
Mee Heng Low Chop Suey Shop0.4 mi

Budget Inn Reviews

PassableBased on 628 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Well located and good room. (in 49 reviews)
  • Loved the price and location (in 44 reviews)
  • Staff was friendly and helpful. (in 20 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room was falling apart and dirty. (in 60 reviews)
  • The towels were rough. (in 22 reviews)
  • Staff rude and very insulting (in 20 reviews)

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Budget Inn room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:30 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $42/night difference in the average price of 2 star hotels in San Luis Obispo ($110/night) and the average nightly rate at Budget Inn ($68/night).

  • The drive from Santa Barbara to Budget Inn will take you about 3h 46min depending on traffic, with a distance of 75.6 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • Budget Inn has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Santa Barbara to the hotel, but also around San Luis Obispo during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in San Luis Obispo are on average $30/day. A very popular option for travelers staying at Budget Inn would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Santa Barbara directly to the hotel.

  • Feel free to bring your dog with you while staying at Budget Inn.

  • If you are staying at Budget Inn, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Budget Inn. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +1 805 544 0400.

  • 0.4 mi separate the front steps of Budget Inn and the city center of San Luis Obispo where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course Fremont Theater, a very popular landmark in San Luis Obispo.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Budget Inn, call +1 805 544 0400.

  • Yes, Budget Inn has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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