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Avila Lighthouse Suites

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   550 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Clarita, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I never have a bad time staying here so long as it is mid-week and not a lot of crowds which we experieced once when they had a big concert at the adjacent gold course. Other than that, this little beach town make you feel a smaller California and why the Central Coast is the best place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the hotel and its services very much. Perfect for families. The rooms are spacious and freshly decorated. Avila beach is perfect for learning to surf. The beach town is quiet and clean and and the shops and restaurants will fit every budget.

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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review

Hello Anne H, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your recent stay at the Avila Lighthouse Suites. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our spacious suites and family friendly atmosphere. We hope to see you again very soon! Thank you, Kalie Howard / General Manager More

Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Our park view actually had an amazing beach view, what a bonus. This is he best continental breakfast around! We lived also having the pool and jacuzzi to go back and forth too. We stayed there because we brought a 9 year old,2 yr old and 4 month old. We could easily run from beach to pool to playground to... More

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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review

Kathleen F, thank you for such wonderful feedback of your recent stay at the Avila Lighthouse Suites. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the views from your suite and all of amenities our hotel offers. It sounds like being just a few steps from the beach and near the beautiful park in Avila Beach was the perfect location... More

San Diego, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you are looking for a place to stay on the beach in the central coast, think about staying at Avila Lighthouse Suites. It is very well maintained property, with lots of positives = beautiful balconies to relax and enjoy the ocean and pier views, a microwave and small refrigerator in the "living room" area, comfy beds, very clean and... More

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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share so many details of your recent stay at the Avila Lighthouse Suites. It sounds like you and your daughter really enjoyed everything Avila Beach has to offer, from our beautiful sandy beaches to our delicious restaurants and stylish shops. We are so pleased to hear you felt secure and comfortable during your... More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We found Avila Lighthouse Suites while looking for a halfway stop between LA and Monterey, spending two days driving up the coast to sight see. The road into Avila is stunning (one road in and one road out!) with a wonderful golf course and gorgeous topography. The town itself is tiny - it was the site of toxic oil seepage... More

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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Avila Lighthouse Suites. We are thrilled to hear that you found us as a midway stopping point for your road trip from LA to Monterey. It sounds like you learned some fun facts about Avila Beach during your visit and were able to explore a bit of the town. We are very... More

Conroe, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My wife and I and two kids spent two nights here and it was very nice. We paid a little more for the ocean view and were rewarded with the sound of the waves putting us to sleep each night. We did awaken one morning to a garbage truck, but that's life right? Waves put us back to sleep again.... More

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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review

Steve M. – Thank you for the glowing review about your recent stay at the Avila Lighthouse Suites. We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and found our staff to be so friendly and attentive. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to enjoy the sound of the waves again soon.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Trip advisor. Lighthouse Inn Avila Lovely property, grounds immaculate. Our room 108 faced both the pool and beach, had a semi private patio w nice shade and sun for both our tastes. The jacuzzi was comfortably hot not quite 102 but the ocean views added to the calm. The breakfast was fine, a bit too many sugary offerings. My husband... More

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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review

Barbara B– Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us at the Avila Lighthouse Suites. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the spaciousness of our suites and sound of the ocean from your room. Thank you for your feedback regarding what you enjoyed and how you feel we may improve, this feedback is very valuable to us.... More

Newton, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights. Overlooking the beach and ocean was lovely, the hotel was quiet and the service friendly. However, the beds were not at all comfortable and the room was rather drab. Given the price, more quality was needed. The absence of good nearby restaurants is another drawback.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Pros: proximity to beach, patio, pool/hot tub, free guest parking, free light breakfast, outer room with sofa bed and fridge, microwave, 2nd tv, well maintained with nautical theme, family friendly Cons: could use a couple more breakfast selections. Overall a great stay right on beautiful Avila Beach!

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AvilaLighthouse... G, Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the helpful freedback! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed our accommodations! Please come back soon. We'd love to see you again! Best, Kyli Frauenheim Front Desk Manager More

Coto de Caza, California
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Booked several rooms here to celebrate a 75th birthday party. Had the party in the conference room. At 10:07 pm security showed up to shut us down. We gathered quietly in one of our rooms to quietly continue the celebration. Shut down again by the rent a cop. Better options in Morro Bay, San Luis, or Santa Barbara. Don't go... More

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Address: 550 Front Street, 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:3.5 star — Avila Lighthouse Suites 3.5*
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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Family Hotel in Avila Beach #3 Romantic Hotel in Avila Beach
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Just steps from the sand, the Avila Lighthouse Suites is perfectly nestled in the quaint beach town of Avila Beach between the mountains and the sea. Our all-suite beachfront hotel offers comfortable and spacious two-room suites, each with a private balcony or patio to admire the beautiful views. Guests enjoy a complimentary expanded continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, parking, spa services at our on-site spa facility, beachfront heated pool and Jacuzzi and family play areas. ... more   less 
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