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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shaver Lake, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this place when dropping off our son at Cal Poly. All the SLO hotels were booked and this was close enough. The price was high but we didn't have a lot of options with college "move-in day". The location was great with the beach right there. I was most impressed by how well maintained this property was. There... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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 September 7, 2014 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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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

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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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Avila Lighthouse Hotel Avila Beach
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