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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 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
gabby m El Paso, Texas
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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El Paso, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

During a road trip from West Texas to California, Avila Beach/San Luis Obispo was our final destination. The rooms were clean and the bathrooms had nice towels. There are delicious pies and cookies in the lounge area that includes a tv and sofa. There are movies galore downstairs that one can borrow on the honor code. The bathrooms were beautifully... More

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Gabby, Thank you so very much for your kind review! I love that we were your last stop on what sounds like an awesome road trip. Avila really is the local's beach, and as much as we want to keep it a secret, it delights us to hear how much joy it brings to our guests. I'm so glad you... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights. We stayed in an ocean view room. The views were great, and everything is within walking distance including the beach and pier. The staff was great and very friendly, and made us feel right at home. I will definitely return here in the future to stay again, and I can't wait to see what... More

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Slo1234, We truly appreciate your feedback and are so delighted that you enjoyed your long stay with us! Concurrently, we apologize for any inconvenience the remodel caused. Hopefully you got a chance to peek into some of the new rooms; they're going to look incredible! Definitely stay updated with our Facebook page to see photos of our progress. We're so... More

Visalia, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first stay and we loved it! Walked into the lobby and for a moment hesitated, wondering if I had made a bad choice. Two minutes later I knew we were in for a treat. Slyvia greeted us with such gracious hospitality. Our ocean front room was clean, spacious and very cozy, and the view was fantastic. The lack of... More

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Debbie, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Inn! We pride ourselves on being a uniquely friendly place, having been family-owned and operated for the past 20 years. We're so glad you enjoyed Sylvia's service; call us ahead of time on your next visit and she'll bake your favorite kind of pie! You're going to love... More

Reedley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife's favorite place on earth. This was my first stay. We booked an Ocean Front Room and we were very pleased. You need to start with the correct expectations. This is not a Hilton that was built in the last year. The building has been there a long time and has some wear and tear although they are currently... More

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Dwhawe, We appreciate your review! Edward really is a gift; did you know he's been with us for almost 20 years? As has our Head Housekeeper, Claudia, our Head of Maintenance, Jaime, and our Assistant Manager, Lorie. It really is a family business! Nothing quite beats that Oceanfront view. You'll have to reserve our Vista Pacifica Suite when it's finished;... More

Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is Ocean front. It is funky and in the midst of renovation. Very nice place for a weekend get-away. The staff is great and very hospitable. Internet in all rooms free of charge. Sylvia bakes divine pie's every night and is available to all guests.

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Serbiene, Thank you for your kind review! We too love the hotel's eclectic combination of Mexican and Mediterranean design, and, of course, our lovely staff. The next time you come by, let us know what kind of pie is your favorite and Sylvia will bake it! Cheers, Alexis Kidd Front Office & Branding Manager More

Broadbeach, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place - only sad thing was we were only there for one night. We had an ocean front room which was totally modern with every convenience you could need. Very spacious - huge Tv and stunning ocean views. Service was wonderful and little touches like serving fruit pie at 8pm gave this place the special touch. Waking up... More

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Jennifer, Thanks so much for your review! We're so glad we could give you a taste of Avila Beach, it really is a fantastic town! We can't wait to have you back the next time your travels bring you to this side of the pond. That ocean view really is extraordinary. We'll save a slice of olallieberry pie for you!... More

Southern California, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

THE GOOD: 1. The mini suite with the private balcony was fantastic. Beautifully remodeled and perfectly located on the beach front. 2. The perks in the lounge, coffee, fresh baked cookies and evening pie were a nice touch. Waters available and popcorn are also included. THE BAD: 1. Day one at check - in the new desk clerk offered us... More

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

CaliforniaRiverGirl, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate your feedback as we transition into becoming the refreshed and romantic getaway that the Inn at Avila's amazing location deserves. We're so glad you loved the Oceanfront Suite you were upgraded to; that view is spectacular! By contrast, our two remaining Courtyard rooms are still... More

Sacramento, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in the Ocean Front Suite - Beautiful location right across from the beach, walking distance to restaurant and shops, staff is very hospitable but hotel is in very poor condition! There is no elevator, no breakfast, no pool, no spa, no desk in rooms, no phone and no "comfiest bathrobes we could find" (as stated on... More

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

Dear Diramsdell, First thank you, for taking the time to write your review ,we do appreciate feedback..We are sorry if we did not meet your expectations and last thing we ever wish to be is misleading.It appears you made your booking on third party sites ,which tend to be very limited and vague in their descriptions. Our staff goes through... More

Hanoi, Vietnam
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

When driving the Pacific coast road, forget the crowds in Santa Barbara or Carmel, and treat yourself to the cosy small-town embrace of Avila. In particular, this Inn was amazing, and perfect after a long seven hour drive. We were affectionately welcomed by Edward. Room far more modern and spacious than the website photos depict. Gorgeous, unobstructed view of the... More

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Five Cites
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I needed a "staycation" and this was the prefect place. Romantic, friendly, exceptional view from the tub. Very romantic and prefect for our one night stay. Thank you for the wonderful hospitality too!

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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
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Avila Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Avila Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Inn at Avila Beach 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you are looking for the definitive California beach front hotel, this is it. The Inn at Avila Beach is a unique Beach House-style Inn which mixes the best elements of Mexico and the Mediterranean, all within steps of sand, surf, sun, fun, fine dining, and golf, in a true California beach town. Our roof-top deck offers 180 degree views of the ocean and the beautiful California Central Coast. There is nothing like it in this area. ... more   less 
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