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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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Glendora, California, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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172 reviews 172 reviews
25 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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215 reviews 215 reviews
21 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Love the area. This time share resort is reasonable although not outstanding. we stayed in a single bedroom with reasonable kitchen and a bit of a view of the pier. Very central to go out to wine tasting in Edna valley and to Pismo Beach, Cambria or San Luis Obispo. We enjoyed great weather and a drive up the coast... More 

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

Keith D., We are disappointed to hear our resort did not meet your expectations for a five star rating. It is our goal to provide outstanding services and amenities and we apologize that we fell short of that goal. We value your feedback, and welcome you to contact us directly for suggestions on how we can improve. More 

Paso Robles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Large, very well-appointed "Studio" room, full kitchen, king, pull-out queen, large bathroom with great stone. Eileen was great at the front desk. Unusual resort-type property given that they have 140 timeshare units but only 6 rooms you can be booked into, all are studios. A great deal if you can score an off-season mid-week rate like we did.

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

Thank you, Robert S. for the kind words about the resort and Eileen. We will share your comments with our staff. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and were able to enjoy a partial ocean view. Again, thank you for reaching out and we look forward to your next visit. More 

Fresno, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We are blessed to be able to visit this wonder place on the central coast. The resort is well maintained and the whole staff go out of their way to make your stay the best possible experience. The location is perfect, close to good food, wineries, golf and other great outdoor activities. The rooms are really nice and will stocked... More 

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Ben B, General Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Hi Tim & Ellie: I wanted to Thank you for all of those kind words that you said; about the staff and the resort. I know that the staff enjoys seeing both of you everytime you come to visit the resort. You're just like family now!! Take care Ben More 

Santa Clara, Utah
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221 reviews 221 reviews
34 hotel reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We are Diamond owners, but not at this resort. We had been here before but for only 2 or 4 nights. This time we stayed a week. Our weather was great so we enjoyed the immense balcony outside the bedroom. There was a smaller one off the living/dining area but it was a bit cool because of the shade. Units... More 

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Ben B, General Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

First off, I wanted to Thank you for those kind remarks about the resort. We are so happy that you had such a great time here at the resort. We look forward to you coming back to the resort in the future. take care Desert Girl 28 Sincerely yours Ben Banks Resort Manager More 

Fairfield, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The San Luis Bay Inn in Avila Beach is lovely. The bay setting is very picturesque! You see the bay, the ocean and the beach from the room windows and balconies. The landscaping, setting, and accommodations all contribute to a great get away. We loved the area in January-it was in the 60's during the day and even 70 two... More 

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Ben B, General Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

First off, I wanted to thank you for all the kind words that you had to say about the resort. I'm so happy that you had a great time. Take care Sincerely yours Ben Banks More 

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