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San Luis Bay Inn

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Port Townsend, Washington
Reviewed February 17, 2017

It probably didn't help that we were coming from a delightful hotel in Monterey, but this place gave us the creeps! It felt like a cross between a nursing home and a run-down country club. Our 'suite' faced directly onto close up wall! We just turned tail and fled, hoping the we might be able to get our money back....

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Thank Stephen C
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Hello, Thank you for your taking the time to provide us with your feedback after your recent experience at the San Luis Bay Inn. I am sorry to hear that you were not able to stay and enjoy your vacation at this location. Please let us know if we can provide further assistance at WVOSocialResponse@wyn.com. Kind regards, Katrina R.

Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stood the weekend here for his birthday and it was so much fun! Avila beach itself is beautiful and this hotel is looking over the beach. Every morning I would get up early and go sit outside and watch the sunrise and it is so serene. Did I mention there are plenty of spots you can...

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Shingle Springs, California
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Avila Beach is a beautiful well kept secret. The venue is fantastic. We loved our room; great ocean view, clean, all amenities one could ask for. Wonderful accommodating staff. Hope to return next year...and the years after.

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Hello, Thank you for your kind review after your stay at the San Luis Bay Inn. We are so glad to hear that you loved your room and ocean view! We look forward to hosting you during your next visit. Kind regards, Katrina R.

Orange, California
Reviewed December 30, 2016

We stayed 3 nights here, between xmas and new years. I booked a studio room, because we have two small children - they need to be close, but not too close :) We arrived Monday night, after dinner time. I waited 10 minutes in line just to check in. Apparently none of the concierge folks are cross-trained, as no one...

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Thank you for reaching out to us. We apologize if your unit was not to your liking and we appreciate the feedback to provide future enhancements to our guest experience.

Provo, Utah
Reviewed December 27, 2016

We booked a studio at this resort for our Christmas vacation. The views on the hill were absolutely incredible overlooking the ocean! The bed was comfortable and the studio unit had a full kitchen. The concierge told us about many activities to do during our stay and we had a fabulous time traveling up and down the coast. We saw...

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Hello, Thank you for your kind review of the San Luis Bay Inn. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the views during your Christmas visit and found your unit comfortable. We hope to host you again soon! Kind regards, Katrina R.

Tehachapi, California
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

San Luis Bay Inn is the best hotel I've ever stayed at. I can't imagine a place to stay being nicer. We have a fridge, microwave, tv, and many other amenities. Plus, it's just a walk to the beach. I recommend coming here after the holidays. It's not packed and it's just a beautiful time of year to be in...

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Sarah S, Case Specialist, Owner Care at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We will share these with our staff. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Again, thank you for taking the time to fill out this review and we look forward to your next visit.

Devore Heights, California
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

The resort is a hidden gem, it has views of Avila beach,golf, and near Harbor. (You can rent boats, paddle boards, and canoes.The resort has a pool(pooltowels),Jacuzzi,BBQ's,Detroit, Gameroom,and a patio with views around the back of resort with chairs,relax with wine & enjoy the beautiful sunsets. The one bedroom has one bedroom w/queen bed and sofa-bed in living area with...

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Steve A, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Great to read that you were able to enjoy your weekend getaway with us! I appreciate your kind words regarding Jean and we will definitely provide her with the kudos she deserves. We are so lucky to be sitting on the bluff here in Avila which provides so many amazing vistas of the beautiful Central Coast and the Pacific. We...

Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Amazing resort on a hill overlooking Avila Beach. I didn't know when I booked the reservation that this place was basically a timeshare place. They only have a handful of rooms that they rent out. Most of these are in the back of the resort and the patios face a wall (no view). I insisted on having some view/air as...

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Steve A, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I am happy to read that you found the accommodations to be spacious and well appointed. Avila beach truly is a special place to relax and rejuvenate with the calm ocean breezes and various culinary treats... I'm sorry to learn that it took that long to connect to our WiFi and hope...

Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

The studio was small but really well equipped. The studio was clean and well maintenanced.The staff was as helpful as they could be though the Inn is apparently a time-share making extending the stay by one day impossible. The Inn's location is perfect for traveling all up and down highway 101. I would book this property again jn a heart...

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Steve A, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kori, Thank you for your comments and I apologize we were not able to keep the fun going an extra night by extending your stay. September actually does continue to be a busy month for us here at the Resort and I am happy to read that you enjoyed your vacation with us. Hopefully next time you can stay...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Dated Inn but clean and maintained. Pool, spa, and gym in good condition but NO view from. Concierge was extremely helpful in planning our day and recommendations for meals. We had a view of parking lot and requested a better view but was told we only requested a room 8 months ago in lieu of others that had requested one...

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Steve A, Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

I appreciate your comments and apologize we were not able to provide you with a better view. This time of year most of our Owners do reserve 13 months in advance which is the basis of how our daily room assignments are completed. I am happy to read that you found the Resort clean and well maintained and I will...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about San Luis Bay Inn

Address: 3254 Avila Beach Dr., Avila Beach, CA 93424
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Price Range: $175 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — San Luis Bay Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
San Luis Bay Hotel Avila Beach
Hotel San Luis Bay
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#1 Green Hotel in Avila Beach
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“Ask for an ocean view room with a balcony.”
MontanaRangerRick, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Dont come here unless you are an owner”
geiszler, Mar 31, 2017 | Read review
“Ocean front.”
need4sand, Mar 21, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Ocean View room.”
cherylhubartt, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
“Despite asking for an upgrade (I would pay) - they said all rooms are the same”
92brentm, Dec 30, 2016 | Read review
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