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Inn at Avila Beach

3.0 of 5 256 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My Wife and I stayed in the Jungle stormed Retreat room for our second anniversary and ended up calling the it "home" after a few hours of being there. Yup, just like that, forgot where we were half of the time but the ocean waves kindly reminded us. There's fresh baked cookies and pies in the main hotel kitchen for... More 

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

Brian, So kind of you to say that you felt right at home! We have modeled our rooms, amenities and whole hotel for our guests to enjoy as their own best friend's beach house. We hope you come back again soon! Alexandra Director of Communications More 

Shawnee, Kansas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn at Avila Beach is our second home. We have stayed there approximately 10 times in the last 7 years, and we have nothing but amazing things to say about it. We are planning to stay there in August and can't wait for the opportunity! I have hesitated to say anything about this hotel for many years, as I... More 

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

You are our star guest! Thank you so much for leaving a review about your numerous stays with us. We agree that Avila is really the best kept secret around! We hope to host you a few more times in the near future! Alexandra Director of Communications More 

Tucson
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Avila Beach is a small beach town that was very quiet when we arrived in November. The hotel is wonderful - close enough to the ocean that the crashing surf can keep you awake at night. Delicious fresh-made cookies available all day and fabulous pies at nigh with coffee and tea. We stayed three nights and I wish it had... 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! So glad you enjoyed your visit on the Coast. The pie is to die for isn't it? Hope to host you again soon! Alexandra Director of Communications More 

Stevenson Ranch, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't decide what I liked best. The staff treated us like friends. The room was comfortable and our no smoking room didn't smell like cigarettes. I didn't want to leave the sun deck overlooking the beach in the evening, but who can resist fresh pie and cookies! On-site parking a bonus.

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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 Julia! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope to host you again soon! Alexandra Director of Communications More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your looking for a room that sits on the ocean,this is the place. We booked the Malibu Pacifica Suite, it's well worth the price. We opened the door to a view of nothing but ocean, waves, and a ocean breeze. I have to mention the 80" TV screen, of course that's what my husband noticed. The room is heavenly... 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 write about your experience with us! Our Malibu Pacifica Suite is one of a kind, isn't it? The private furnished balcony of that room is the largest we have! We hope to see you again soon! Alexandra Director of Communications More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed in Avila many times at some of the more "corporate"-type places, and decided this time to give something else a try. We are very glad that we did, as the Inn is a great place. Eclectic and a little Bohemian, which is by no means a drawback--indeed, it is a big plus. With the Inn we got... More 

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

Douglas, We nominate you for best view ever on Trip Advisor! Thank you so very much for understanding our message, understanding why we are different on purpose, and you just being you! You get us, you really do! We are no cookie cutter hotel, and we are that way on purpose. Thank you so very much for taking the time... More 

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15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Although it was our first time staying at the Inn at Avila Beach, we were treated like we had known one another for years: called by name by all of the staff, treated to home baked cookies and pie later on in the evening, shown where the dishes and other items are and to help ourselves...lovely. The view can't be... 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! So happy to know that you appreciated our special touches and commitment to hospitality. The Inn was built to be your best friend's beach house; glad to hear that is exactly how you see it! Thank you for staying with us! Hope to see you again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Listening to the waves at night . . . priceless. Get one of the rooms along the ocean front and you will not regret the experience. The colors in the sky during sunset are breathtaking. Then wake to the gentle sound of the surf. This is truly a California experience. There is no place better. The owner and staff are... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience Steve! You are so correct about our sunsets; aren't they breathtaking? Especially from our rooftop sundeck! Fall is the best time to come! Less crowds, fall weather, and beautiful sunsets! We hope you return to the Inn soon! Alexandra Director of Communications More 

Carmichael, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The best thing about Inn at Avila Beach is their hospitality. My husband and I stayed there for 3 nights last week and right away we felt at home. We arrived in the early evening according to our reservation, walked in and Ian handed us the number of keys we wanted and said he'd like to show us around. Everything... 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 of your experience! It sounds like you were able to experience all of our exclusive guest amenities! The pie, our Gathering room, fresh baked chocolate chip cookies, and the sundeck! Thank you for the praise about our staff. We pride ourselves on the fact that we are a family owned, family run "best... More 

San Diego, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

First time in Avila beach. The town is adorable. I had booked a couple of months before at the regular rate. Shortly before arriving and on travel status, I got an email with a special for the same exact days I was booked. Nearly half of the price I was quoted. Edward was gracious enough to charge me the special... 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 at the Inn. We do have some construction going on, but only between 10am and 4pm. We ensure this to preserve the quality of our guests' stay! So wonderful to hear you enjoyed the pie in our Gathering room! That is one of our newest amenities... 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*
Number of rooms: 32
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