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Inn at Avila Beach

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   256 Front Street, PO Box 328, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Avila Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Laguna Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Awesome place for getting away from it all. Although our room was dated, the hotel's location is great for peace and quiet. The roof deck overlooking the ocean has amazing views. The staff was very friendly. The highlight was every night at 8:00PM fresh pies are served in the common area. Dee-li-cious!

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Westminster, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids and I stayed in one of the renovated rooms (212) with a jacuzzi tub and a cool shower. Very nice, spacious room. I've stayed at this place several times. The original rooms show a great deal of wear and tear, including broken knobs on cabinets/drawers, etc. Try to go off season to get better prices, but we love... More

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

Julie, thank you so much for your kind words. So glad you got to experience one of our brand new suites! Aren't they amazing? It looks like you took advantage of all of our wonderful amenities as well. Fresh chocolate chip cookies are available for all our guests during the day, and our managers bake up homemade pie each night!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been here several times and love staying here. The amenities are fantastic and we take advantage of it!! Mostly this time though I just wanted to say how great the staff is here. Everyone is extremely nice and pleasant! Edward will go out of his way for anything you need. Thanks for a great time...can't... More

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

Our staff is great, aren't they? Most of them have been with us for more than 10 years! Edward, our amazing hotel manager has been with us for almost 20 years! Thank you so muuh for noticing their dedication to our guests. Hope to host you again soon! Alexandra Director of Communications More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there for one night in of the modern rooms in Aug. No AC but there is fan and I don't think it's getting that hot in that area anyway. Very nice and friendly staff. They have a DVD collection that you can borrow from. Fresh backed pie at evening :) very nice restaurants close by.

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

Thank you very much for visiting and your wonderful comments! We're glad you enjoyed one of our brand new Modern Spa rooms! Our pies are fresh baked every evening exclusively for our guests. Glad to see you enjoyed some of our guest exclusive amenities. Hope to see you again soon! Alexandra Director of Communications More

Santa Barbara, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed at this hotel primarily because we saw so many exceptional reviews for it. What reviewers said is mostly true but much is left out. The staff was excellent. The pie and cookies are a nice touch. The location is directly across from the ocean. The place has been under construction for some time. There... More

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

We agree! Thank you for thoughtful review... The Inn is clearly not for everyone ,we are sorry ,it wasn't what you were looking for in lodging .if you are looking for Holiday Inn ,your right ,the Inn is not your cup of tea.The Inn is 50 years old and they didn't build elevators than ( but we added modern solutions... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

The hotel itself is clean. Loved the upper deck with the hammocks and couches to relax with a glass of wine. Homemade pie at night was a nice touch .Just had a problem with the fireplace that wouldn't completely shut off. Room was very hot and ceiling fan was loud as well as the refridgerator. All in all, the room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed in the newly renovated Modern Spa Room, and it was beautiful. The spa in the room was great, and the details in the rooms décor were very nice. From the barn wood mantle and furniture, the wood look plank tile floors, beautiful custom bathroom sink and amazing Rain Shower with pebble tile floors, it was all very special.... More

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

Jeff, thank you so much for your kind words! We are absolutely in love with our brand new Modern Spa rooms. Our hotel owner did an amazing job in designing them himself. Thank you very much for the picture as well. You perfectly captured what the room is all about: romance and relaxation! We hope to see you again soon!... More

Presteigne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

First impressions of hotel were not brilliant as it was obvious that there was considerable building work going on, this proved not to be a problem as the work did not start too early and the builders we encountered were friendly. The manager asked us to pay for an upgrade which we declined as we were only staying one night... More

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

Thank you so much for your review! Our Oceanfronts are one of a kind aren't they? That is too bad you couldn't spend an extra night with us. Thank you for pointing out that we are not a usual chain hotel. That is something that we strive for! We hope you join us again soon! Alexandra Jacopetti Director of Communications More

Calabasas, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My girl and I stopped in at Avila Beach after stops at Paso Robles and Cayoocus. It was our first time in this small beach town and shortly after coming into town we knew we were at least going to spend one night. We drove down the main road along the beach and came across the "Inn at Avila Beach"... More

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Awwwww thank you so much for taking the write such a kind review ,We really do try to do little" extras to make our guests feel welcome.Yes ,alot guests book the first time because we are literally on ocean .But they come back because of our great staff ! So kind of you to notice , Safe travels ,and please... More

Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Sat on the balcony overlooking the ocean till sundown. Slept with the door open and enjoyed the ocean breezes and sound of the waves! Great room! Clean with a cool shower! I would recommend this hotel when in the area.

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

We love Charleston too! Yes the ocean view is amazing at the Inn ,,,and we agree open the sliding door to your oceanfront balcony and listen to every wave mis just about best way to spend a weekend! Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review ... We hope to see you again when you viist the... More

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Address: 256 Front Street, PO Box 328, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Inn at Avila Beach 3*
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If you are looking for a one of a kind, California beachfront hotel, you have found it. The Inn at Avila Beach is a unique Inn that mixes the best elements of Mexico and the California Coast. The Inn at Avila Beach is all about the best things in life: celebrations, experiences, relaxation, indulging, and the ocean. ... more   less 
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