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San Luis Bay Inn

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bakersfield, California
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday July 19,2015 The fire alarms have been going off since 9:30 am. It is now Monday July 20th at 12:46 am. Not good, not good at all. We do not have a time share here just got the room from Expedia. So much for having a good night sleep before we head home in the morning. We will NOT... More 

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Farmersville, California, United States
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23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for summer fun. What a beautiful spot to sit and gaze at the Pacific Ocean. The hotel is great with wonderful staff to help make our stay problem free. The rooms are very nicely and comfortably decorated. The beds sleep well. The bathrooms are large and accommodating. The kitchen is just right. What more can you ask for.

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Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Daniel R. Thank you for taking the time to share your vacation experience with us. We are excited that you enjoyed your visit with us and your great comments will be shared with our fabulous team. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit with us. More 

Thousand Oaks, California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The views from the terrace of the humpback mothers and babies spy-hopping in the bay made up for the climb up and down the hill to get to the town and good walking beach. Loved the pier, too! Room was fully equipped but wish the balcony had balcony height chairs so we could enjoy the view of the beach and... More 

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Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Granny0ntheg0, Thank you for your observations regarding your recent vacation at our resort. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and are happy that you had the opportunity to enjoy the whales. We are also thrilled that you received great service from the staff; we will be sure to share your comments with them. We appreciate you... More 

Elk Grove, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The property is nice enough, but pretty average and really oversold on the web site, in my opinion. The facility is old and the rooms are really basic, nothing fancy at all. However, if you are not a part of the time share group, you will book online through Extra Holidays by Wyndham, and this group is horrible. My entire... More 

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Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dyan P Thank you for taking the time to express your opinion regarding your experience with the San Luis Bay Inn. On behalf of Extra Holidays, please accept our apology for the inconvenience regarding your accomodations. It is my understanding a full refund was recently issued to compensate for the issues you described. We also apologize that we did... More 

Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This resort is high on the hill overlooking the golf course and the beach and ocean. Certain rooms have fantastic views of the beach and ocean while others face a wall or even a roof structure used for curb appeal :( You can walk down the hill to the end of Front street to get a coffee at Loe Mommas... More 

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Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Pastnajam, Thank you for this great feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us and had an opportunity to see the whales during your stay. In regards to the out of order sign, it looks as if someone removed it from one of the games and placed it on the fire extinguisher. Please be assured that... More 

Glendora, California, United States
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57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a very nice place with excellent units, friendly and helpful staff and in a very scenic part of the central coast. The rooms are very nice, clean and comfortable and while it seems isolated and private, it's very close to many excellent sites, shopping and restaurants.

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Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kewlbreezes51, Thank you for taking the time to share your observations regarding your vacation experiences. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again when your travel plans bring you back to the area. More 

Council Bluffs, Iowa
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We've stayed here several times with my sister in law. We finally found a traditional resale timeshare here. I love this place. The views are serene, the landscaping is lush and tropical. The resort conveniently listened to Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, wineries, the sand dunes. You can find good everywhere. It you want to be away from the noise,... More 

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Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Darla B: Thank you for this great feedback. On behalf of the entire team, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us, overall. Your comments regarding the sales process will be shared with the staff in order to take the necessary corrective action. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and we look forward... More 

San Jose, California
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The San Luis Bay inn is a timeshare resort, but you can sometimes find rooms for weeks and weekends available. Have stayed there on several occasions and enjoyed each time they do have a restaurant on-site, but does not appear to always be open, and there are plenty of other places in Avila Beach, or Avila Pier. Great views overlooking... More 

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Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rod B. Thank you for your kind words about the Resort. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and will make sure the team knows of your comments. Again, thank you for sharing your observations and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

Carson City
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58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Delightful time at this facility. We were on the 5th floor with a great balcony that overlooked Avila Bay. All the staff was helpful, though you expect that at a timeshare. The room was clean and well appointed. Lots of marble in the kitchen and bathroom. We will definitely be coming back to the area and staying at the San... More 

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Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Pdubtrips, We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit! Your feedback is appreciated and it will allow us to continue to enhance the vacation experience at our resort. We look forward to seeing you again when your travel plans bring you back to the area. More 

Bakersfield, California
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231 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

When I review a hotel, I look at it from a somewhat critical point of view. When I read a review, I want to know what to really expect in order to make an informed decision on whether or not to stay there. If you peruse my other reviews, you will see how true this is. That being said, I... More 

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Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Ron P., for the kind words regarding the upgrades since your last visit and the friendliness of the staff. We will share your comments with the team abd are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate reaching out and we look forward to your next visit. More 

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