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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Kathleen F Brentwood, California
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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 2 weeks ago

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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Conroe, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Newton, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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San Jose, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Moreno Valley, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this hotel! Great staff, beautiful hotel with view of ocean, walking distance to restaurants and shopping, nice pool and enjoyable breakfast. They even have a nice pool area. Beautiful drive up coast to nice secluded, small beach town which is a hidden gem. Friday night street fair is very fun! Short drive to other small towns like Cambria, Morro... More

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

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time in Avila Beach, and that gorgeous ocean view that our suites and pool area has to offer. While Avila Beach has so many fun things to fill your time (how great was our Fish & Farmer's Market on Friday?!), we love our close location to all the neat towns that... More

Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We came up to celebrate our anniversary for one night after staying at Disney's Grand Californian earlier in the week. The pictures on the website looked great but, we were still blown away high nice the room and the view was from our Oceanfront suite. The room was so nicely decorated with the cool beach touches, pleasant light yellow paint... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay with us! We are thrilled to hear that you not only enjoyed your oceanfront suite, but also the darling town of Avila Beach. Our location in this adorable beach town is unbeatable, and it excites us to share it with others. Thank you again for the sweet... 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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