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Avila Lighthouse Suites

3.5 of 5 550 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a great property this is. I had a 2 room suite overlooking the beach that was clean, spacious, cheery and comfortable. It even had a little balcony. The grounds are lovely when you can tear your eyes away from the beach. They serve a complimentary continental breakfast each day. Parking is free in their covered garage and access is... More

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Fallbrook, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last month we stayed at the Lighthouse Suites. We had booked an ocean view room but were not happy with the room we received as the view was partially blocked by the building. Upon request, we received a room on the second floor right in the middle of the building directly opposite the beach. It was FABULOUS. Because it was... More

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Santa Cruz
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time in three stays there that the pool/spa has been broken. Both times we've been told this is a rare thing, but you sure wouldn't know it by our experience. One of my favorite parts of staying here is sitting in a hot, steaming jacuzzi feeling the wind blow in off the ocean and listening to... More

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Santa Rosa, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family stayed at this beautiful hotel for 3 nights. We booked a total of 4 Rooms for my parents 45th anniversary celebration. Two of the rooms had pool views and the other two were ocean front. We all were very happy with our rooms. They were very clean and spacious. Our pool view room was amazing and we could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of 4 stayed here for a night in October. The resort is very well kept and clean. It's in a great location right on the beach. It was nice and quiet and we all got a good night's sleep after a long day travelling. The kids enjoyed the pool area. Would definitely recommend to others.

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Monterey, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't believe that this hotel is only rated 3rd best in Avila Beach. We stayed for 2 nights and loved it. The hotel was clean, had fresh paint, and fun decorations, with thoughtful amenities. It was a delightful experience. We were so close to the beach that we could hear the waves crashing at night. We will definitely return.

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Fresno, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
58 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for two nights to celebrate our anniversary. We had a long trip from a family members home in the bay area. We got to the hotel about noon and our room was not ready. As soon as the room was ready I received a call on my cell from the front desk. Room is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole staff was wonderful The place was lovely Rooms were spacious and had an incredible view on Avila beach Thank you Avila Lighthouse Suites Free parking in the garage is a nice plus Couldn't be a better location in the center of Avila beach front area

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Shaver Lake, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great place to stay. Suites include sitting areas, wet bar, decks with views, etc. Professional and courteous staff. We ended up extending our stay by two days. The little beach town of Avila is so quaint. There are a couple of great restaurants, wine tasting, little local shops and a fishing pier.

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Visalia, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I spent Super Bowl weekend here this year as a member of a scrapbooking retreat. Our suite was roomy and squeaky-clean, with a slice of ocean view from the bedroom window. The conference room was airy and light-filled, perfect for working on projects. The staff was pleasant and helpful, and parking was convenient. Even though I have family living close... 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*
Number of rooms: 58
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