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San Luis Bay Inn

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3254 Avila Beach Dr., Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Bakersfield, California
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115 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

My wife and I much prefer Avila Beach to the more densely-populated areas along the coast, and the San Luis Bay Inn is a nice place from which to base a visit. Our one-room suite had a full-size range, mid-size refrigerator, full-size dishwasher, and full-size microwave with limited counter space but table seating for four. The king-size bed was comfortable.... More 

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1 Thank Bruce H
Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Bruce H. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such valuable feedback from your recent stay at our resort. We are glad that you enjoyed the size and comfort of the rooms as well as our friendly staff. However, we apologize that the information on the reservation was inaccurate and that you were not satisfied with... More 

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122 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Not one of the best resort properties we have stayed in, but it was nice enough for the area. This place does not have much for curb appeal and it is not on the beach (it is across the street). Since it is on a hill, there are nice views of the beach and the (very small) town from most... More 

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

Dea RazrBlzr, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay at the San Luis Bay Inn. We apologize for falling short of your expectations and will make every effort to make changes where possible. We appreciate your feedback and hope you will decide to stay with us again should your future travel plans bring you back to the area. More 

Vista, California
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Our 2 night stay started with being able to get our studio room early at 11 AM, which was a plus as we wanted to see a few sights before it got dark. The check-in process was one of the easiest of all our travels. Excellent service with lots of advice of things to do in the area. The refrigerator... More 

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1 Thank nanaof4321
Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Nanaof4321 for the kind words. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. I will share your comments with the team to let them know how much you appreciated the early check in and the suggestions on what to do in the area. Again, we appreciate you taking the time to share your experienace and we look... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This condo has a lot of space with new comfortable furniture. A king size bed and spa tub that is large. The kitchen is well furnished and has a full size fridge. It only has a single sink in the vanity but has lots of storage under the sink. There's 2 flat screen tv's This property sits on a hill... More 

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Thank waikoloa01
Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear waikoloa01, Thank you for taking the time to share comments about your recent vacation experience. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the size and comfort of the condo as well as the surrounding area. I have shared your post with our team and look forward to seeing you again should your future travel plans bring you back to Avila... More 

Grass Valley, California
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51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We stayed here on a Diamond Resorts point stay. The Good: -Great location for Central Coast exploring -Rooms are nicely sized and have nice features -Most rooms have no on the floor above you -Staff are nice The Bad -No restaurant or bar on site -Bathrooms need some attention, moldy grout in shower area -ALL appliances are very noisy: AC,... More 

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

Dear PinotNoir, We appreciate that you took the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay at the San Luis Bay Inn. We are glad that you enjoyed the room size, location and staff members. However, it is unfortunate that the appliances and the condition of the bathrooms were less than satisfactory. I have shared your post with our... More 

Durango, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I would like to say that the property is beautiful and very well maintained. From a customer service aspect I would have rated it as poor. I tried to book using my RCI points only to be told that I could not use them. I then booked thru Trip advisor, my card was charged twice and neither the hotel nor... More 

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Thank kawatts2015
Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kawatts 2015, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience regarding your recent stay at the resort. We are glad that you felt the well maintained and beautiful. However, we apologize that you were unable to receive assistance in the erroneous charges after making your reservation. It is also unfortunate that the room you were originally assigned... More 

South Lake Tahoe
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We had tried for several years to book this resort. When we arrived, our room was ready though we were there before the actual check in time of 4:30. I asked for a nice room with a good view. Was told that because our reservation was booked in August and resort owners were able to book 13 months in advance,... More 

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

Dear eeparadise, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent stay at our resort. Please accept our apology for the undesireable location of your room, the poor condition of the furnishings and the leaking air conditioner. I am glad to see that you are considering visting our resort on your future visits. Please contact us a few days prior... More 

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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We've been coming to San Luis Bay Inn for many years. We always enjoy it. It is located about 5 minutes walk from the beach and the small shopping area that forms Avila Beach. We had a large end unit Studio (424) which has an obscured view of the ocean and a little garden area. The furniture, kitchen appliance, and... More 

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

Dear Scott E, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. We are fortunate to have a great team to do whatever it takes to provide fantastic memories at our Resort. Your comments will be shared with the staff and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Avila Beach. More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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101 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Great experience during our four night stay! I first have to speak about the customer service, top notch all the way! Everyone from maintenance, housekeeping and the groundskeepers to the concier and front desk, all were very friendly and helpful. But one lady in particular stood out, Eileen who worked the front desk. So much so that my wife and... More 

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Thank thunderfan7777
Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Thunderfan777 for the kind words regarding the resort and our customer service.. We will share these with our team, especially Eileen. We are very fortunate to have such wonderful associates! We are glad to hear you enjoyed the Resort and the area. Again, thank you for reaching out and we look forward to your next visit. More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We live only 15 mins from this resort, and did a last hoorah summer vacation. The best thing bout the resort is the location. If you are lucky enough to get a room with a full view of the beach, you will really enjoy your stay. The rom we had (223) was on the 2nd floor, by the exit door,... More 

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1 Thank 4luvs2go
Sherry W, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear 4luvs2go, We are sorry to hear you experienced some difficulties with quality and condition of your room during your stay. This is certainly not our Wyndham standards. We will have our maintenance team look into these issues to eliminate any future occurrences. We strive to provide top of the line accommodations for all our guests and your feedback will... More 

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