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Avila Lighthouse Suites

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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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a great room with a view of the ocean. Only stayed a single night and spend most of it at the wedding over the road! So didn't have much experience but what I saw I liked However the breakfast was meatless and nothing hot, didn't really bother me but worth being aware.

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Arroyo Grande, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a room closest to the ocean. It was very nice having the waves lull you to sleep. Very clean, and updated hotel. You just have to cross a narrow street to reach the beach. No hotels in Avila sit directly on the beach, but this one is the closest you can get!

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Bakersfield, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved loved this hotel! Decorated very cute and beachy. Located perfectly across the beach and perfect bike trail along the golf course for a run!! Highly recommend this place. In fact we already booked our rooms for next summer. Continental breakfast was good enough and rooms we very spacious and cozy.

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Southern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Lizbeth and staff for being honest and getting me to decide on booking a room as there were only two more rooms left that night. I am SO SO glad we decided to stay after having the worst night ever at the Inn at Avila beach a block down. I also want to thank you for getting us... More 

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Los Gatos
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last minute trip down to SLO area and on to the quaint beach town of Avila. Checked to see if there were any rooms left at 7:45 p.m. and I was told there were two left at a small discount. The room was on the bottom floor overlooking the northwest parking lot and play area. I was told if I... More 

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

Dear Tamara M , We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your stay. I am very sorry to hear that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. We do have multiple types of suite configurations throughout the property and can gladly take any special requests that you may have prior... More 

southern california
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted to get away w.out the kids and we've always wanted to stay in Avila Beach. We booked this hotel because it was right on the beach. Most rooms have a view. Walking distance to everything you need. We tried to check in at noon but the room wasnt ready yet, they called us at 3pm... More 

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

Dear southerncaligirl72, Wow! What a wonderful review, we truly appreciate you taking the time to share. I am very happy to hear that you and your husband found our hotel and service to meet your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back with the kids in the near future. Kind Regards, Kalie Howard General Manager More 

Tehachapi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was a decent size with a sitting area and bedroom area, each with its own TV. It was very clean, up to date and reasonably quiet. When I booked, I asked for a pool view room in case our 14-year-old daughter wanted to go swimming while we were in the room. But all the pool view rooms are... More 

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

Dear starrjean, Thank you for your positive comments regarding our hotel. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and found our staff to be polite and accommodating. We do hope that your next stay is just around the corner. Please feel free to call us directly so that we may note any wishes... More 

Lemoore, California
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

this all-suite hotel is in a prime location, very clean, across the street from the beach. Nice pool with plentiful deck lounges, and an very adequate breakfast room with waffles, cereal, fruit, yogurt, juices, etc. in a serve-yourself setting. Friendly, helpful staff. Not a thing negative to report except the cost ... with taxes it comes to $500 a night... More 

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

Dear redbusgirl, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and I am glad to hear that you enjoyed so many aspects of our hotel! Our prices do go down a bit in the Fall and Winter seasons, which are also lovely times to visit the Central Coast. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards, Kalie... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Nice and confort rooms with great bathroom amenities. Great view to the beach. Peaceful little hotel close enough to San Luis Obispo restaurants and shops. Great choice to a weekend gateway. The town is cute also.

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

Dear tiago5, Thank you for the wonderful review of your recent stay! I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Take care, we hope to see you again when your travels return you to the Central Coast of California. Kind Regards, Kalie Howard General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a Nice hotel in a small lovely seaside town/setting! Quaint, cozy private get away… Wonderful location, comfortable, safe, accessible & convenient with everything you need away from home at the Beach! Front ocean beach view with nice patios/ balconies to enjoy the scenery, the ocean and the beach-goers! It was so soothing listening to the ocean waves, it... More 

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

We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us on Trip Advisor. Customer service is a top priority of ours and we are so happy to hear that everyone in your group enjoyed their stay. It sounds like you had an opportunity to explore and enjoy all that Avila Beach has to offer. We can’t wait... More 

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