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Avila Lighthouse Suites

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   550 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Avila Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked a room last minute on our way down to LA - huge self contained suite with small kitchen - very clean and practical - good parking and nice pool with views over the beech - nice little area with food and drink just 2 minutes away walking - work a stop over

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent hotel on the beach in Avila which is very close to San Luis Obispo. The pool and hot tub is very nice. There is also a large outdoor chess game which is unique. Easy access to an excellent beach. You can also rent bikes. Includes a very good breakfast with the usual waffle iron and make... More

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Newport Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the Avila Lighthouse Suites. While the service was friendly and the location very central, the hotel itself was underwhelming. For over $300 per night, I expect a little more. The beds were uncomfortable (very firm mattress and lumpy/hard pillow). The room was clean and decorated with a nautical theme. We had a pool view room with... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the hotel dropped our stuff and left for the beach. After several hours we returned for a shower before going to lunch. When my daughter needed to use the restroom I went to help her and noticed a large brown mark on the wall that appeared to be smeared fecal matter. Upon further investigation this wall had... More

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Santa Clarita, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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 July 29, 2014

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
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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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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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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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