The Holiday Inn Express Hotel at San Luis Obispo is the area's closest hotel to California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly). Enjoy the best of small town charm surrounded by the unrivaled natural beauty of the Central Coast - from the historic Mission in downtown San Luis Obispo, to the colorful shops, restaurants, wineries, hiking, and beaches. Come hop the free trolley to downtown on Thursday night for our regionally-famed, Farmer's Market. You will find an extensive selection of fresh produce, BBQ & live music! The rustic neighboring communities of Cambria, Hearst Castle, Pismo Beach and Paso Robles are just a short drive away. Our hotel offers a relaxing getaway with newly renovated, spacious rooms and suites featuring refrigerators, bath robes, and amenities to make you feel at home! Enjoy the adjacent Quarterdeck Restaurant, and our Complimentary deluxe breakfast. AAA approved, 3-Diamond rating. Pets allowed with small fee. Ring in the New Year in beautiful San Luis Obispo with our New Year's Eve Dinner Package!