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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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burnley
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights on a USA roadtrip, it is a perfect position opposite the beach and only seconds from the resorts few shops and eateries. The place is quirky but super, rooms are wacky but have everything you need including jacuzzi baths for 2. The staff are superb with ' Chas ' being a gentle giant of man... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We friend and I had a girlfriends weekend away for the second year at the Inn. It was amazing the first time we went and were expecting the same great time. Can't believe they were able to make it ever more awesome than last time. We had a beachfront suite with two comfortable beds and a sitting room area with... More 

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

You win, you win! For best review headline! Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We have gone through some massive renovations, but have tried to keep the same homey and welcoming feel as your best friend's beach house. We are so happy to hear that you felt right at home regardless of... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I traveled from Austin, Texas to California this March. I am a CA native and have always loved this part of my home state. The Inn At Avila Beach was the perfect spot for us. The unique room themes, roomy jacuzzi tubs, upper sun deck with couches and hammocks, and yummy cookies and pie each night made... More 

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Long Beach, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn at Avila Beach is like the little beach cottage you wish you had- slightly shabby around the edges but comfortable, clean, and totally casual. No one cares if you bring sand in from the beach or put your drink on the coffee table without a coaster. There are lots of nice little touches to make the place special-... More 

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

Wow you get it, you really get it! Thank you so much for the kind words and the exact description of who we are. We are your best friend's beach cottage. Your best friend wouldn't care if you had sand on your feet, and we don't either! You are at the beach after all. It sounds like you got to... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stopped at Avila Beach on our drive down the Pacific Coast Highway and booked a last-minute reservation at the Inn at Avila Beach (Feb 2015). We were so delighted with everything that the Inn had to offer. Our room was newly renovated and just lovely, and we were given the warmest welcome from the staff. We loved every little... 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 taking time to review your experience with us! That is wonderful to hear you felt right at home: that is exactly what we strive for with each of our guests that stay. We hope you'll be back soon! Sincerely, Alexandra Director of Communicant More 

Fresno, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Just got home from another spectacular few days at the Inn at Avila Beach.. Oceanfront rooms there are always amazing. Edward and his staff are what make staying here extra special! It is evident at every turn that their goal is delivering happiness to all their guests; always reaching out to us to go the extra mile... The Pie thing... 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 taking the time to review your stay with us. We really appreciate you are a repeat guest. Our sundeck is one of a kind isn't it? Hope to host you again soon! Off to the Beach, Alexandra Director of Communications More 

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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We spent a night here in January 2015. The Inn is amazing, the staff fantastic - providing cookies, coffee, movies etc. Such a beautiful place, watching the sunset from the pier was the highlight of our coastal ride trip! We got upgraded to a beachfront room (thanks!!) which was amazing having a balcony, however we both got allergic in the... 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 sharing your experience with us. We value guest feedback, so we appreciate your comments! So glad to hear you got to take advantage of our guest-exclusive amenities: freshly baked pie and ice cream, complimentary access to our movie library, and fresh chocolate chip cookies all day. We apologize you had a slight problem with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

It's different but can't beat view employees very friendly free cookies pie and ice cream!! I always try to stay here when in Avila Beach!!!! No phones but everyone has cell now so no problem. If you really love the ocean sounds this is your place!!!!!

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, 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! You are so correct: complimentary pie and ice cream at 8pm every night, freshly baked cookies all day and every day, and our friendly staff. These elements set us apart! Yes, we do not have phones in the rooms. Who wants to be interrupted by a... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We've stayed in ocean front room 3 times now. The last time was in the Owner's Suite. All three experiences were absolutely amazing and we will come back again and again. First of all, you get greeted as you are a family. There is coffee, tea and cookies available all the time in the awesome and welcoming dining area. Second,... More 

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

Ah, you love us, you really do! Thank you, thank you for your comments! It is so lovely to hear your comments about how much you enjoyed your stay. Our Oceanfront Suites are definitely the way to go! How can you go wrong with an ocean front private patio? We hope to host you again soon! Alexandra Director of Communications More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Can definitely appreciate that this hotel was nice in its day, and it has it's charm, but the hotel rooms are tired and in need of renovation. I think the room was actually clean, but it felt dirty because it looked "tired." I'd have given it 2 stars, but the staff were wonderful, friendly and helpful, so I'd feel bad... More 

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

JGLicks, Oh no, it sounds like you were one of the few that did not experience our brand new renovated rooms. Over 75% of our rooms were recently revamped all the way from the studs, to brand new custom furniture. Be sure to ask for a renovated room next time you book. Thank you for your comments about our staff.... More 

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