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Inn at Avila Beach

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256 Front Street, PO Box 328, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Joshua Tree, California
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118 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

5 stars for quaintness, friendly vibe, location... no it's not a Four Seasons... Pro's: Beach chairs, bikes available to take out on the beach. Even a china hutch of dishes including wine glasses for whatever your needs may be - if you want to take to your room or decide to have a barbecue on the roof deck. Every night... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel, staff very accommodating, the rooms were clean, comfortable and spacious. Snacks for all guest were delicious, pies and ice cream every night. Beach towels and equipment supplied. Roof top balcony is comfortable place to relax and listen to crashing of the ocean waves. Bicycles available to use to ride around town. NOT for smokers though, not allowed on... More 

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Newport Beach, Ca
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56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beach front location, beautiful views of sunset, sound of the waves, pristine beach, covered parking, nicely remodeled, wonderful staff, fresh hot pies and ice cream every night, library of DVD's, comfortable beds, walk to restuarants and shops, minutes to the freeway to enjoy surrounding area and one hour from Hearst Castle. What more could you want! Did I mention reasonably... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't even want to tell people how spoiled we were want to keep this place to myself. We stayed in the ocean front suite. Walking into this place was so homey (they call it your friends Beach House). Goodie bags when we arrived. Coffee, home made pies, cookies, apples you name it. This is one of the greatest places... More 

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Thank Linda P
Alexandra J, Director of Communications at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you, so much for your wonderful review! We are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. We are your best friend's beach house and so happy that we lived up to that for you. Can't wait to host you again! Off to the Beach, Alexandra Director of Communications More 

Settle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights and loved it . Free cookies coffee and pies each day . Wonderful atmosphere and great room with jacuzzi bath . Funky hotel with excellent staff who were really helpful Parking good as it has a garage underneath Lovely beach for walks etc

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Thank Karen3965
Alexandra J, Director of Communications at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us! There aren't any calories on vacation right? Complimentary cookies and freshly bakes pie for all! Hope to host you again soon! Off to the Beach, Alexandra Director of Communications More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing. The staff was friendly, they made us feel welcomed from the moment we arrived. The room was clean and the jacuzzi tub was awesome. I love the personal touches of the hotel. The library, the pie, apples and everything else they had to offer. The sun deck was great, the atmosphere is calming and relaxing. It... More 

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Alexandra J, Director of Communications at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us! We truly appreciate your praise and welcome you to the Inn at Avila family! Hope to host you again soon! Off to the Beach, Alexandra Director of Communications More 

Orange County
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose this hotel because we were looking for a room with a white-water view, had a mini-kitchen, and was within walking distance of downtown. This hotel fit the bill and we were very happy with our choice. Although this an older hotel, they are in the process of updating the rooms one-by-one and some are already complete. The staff was... More 

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Alexandra J, Director of Communications at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

White water views? We've got them! Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are currently in a third phase of renovations. A majority of our hotel rooms have been updated, most recently our Themed Suites, our Modern Spa Suites, and some of our Ocean Front Suites. Hopefully the next time you visit, even... More 

San Ramon, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

One of my favorite hotels. excellent accomdaotions and very gracious hosts. Right across the street from a beautiful beach. Complimentary pies and coffee every evening. Excellemt choice of rooms; ocean view available for those who are willing to pay more; worth the view and sound of crashing waves every evening as you fall asleep. Just up the road, on the... More 

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Thank Robert A
Alexandra J, Director of Communications at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us! We happily provide many complimentary amenities to our guests, because after all, we are your best friend's beach house. Would your best friend charge? Neither would we. Hope to host you again soon! Off to the Beach, Alexandra Director of Communications More 

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We stayed here in October with our two young children and our stay could not have been better. Our room was beautiful and clearly recently renovated--it had a gorgeous headboard made from (I think) repurposed, weathered wood, and pretty blown glass sink and tile in the bathroom. The room had a definite beach spa getaway vibe and was very relaxing,... More 

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Alexandra J, Director of Communications at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you! You like us, you really like us! You are a star guest..you got to enjoy so many amenities that we provide to our best friend's while visiting our beach house! Pie, our ocean front sun deck, and vinyls. You're right..doesn't get any better! Can't wait to host you again soon! Off to the Beach, Alexandra Director... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

I had intended to stay in San Luis Obispo but rooms were really expensive so this hotel came up in my search. I've done the coast route a number of times but never gone through this off the beaten path town. Inn at Avila is reasonably priced for a room that is unique. The room immediately gave a sense of... More 

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Alexandra J, Director of Communications at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us! We truly are right on the Pacific Ocean, so glad other you were able to enjoy the sounds of the waves from your room! We are also located just 10 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of San Luis Obispo, in case the tranquility of... More 

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