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Inn at Avila Beach

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 28 May 2014

My husband and I went to Avila Beach without a hotel pre-booked, and we were so pleased when we found this hotel! On a recommendation from a friend, we booked an ocean view room that did not disappoint. The hotel is undergoing renovations right but don't let that scare you off, they are very quiet and conscious to keep any...

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

55CJ05, Thank you so much for your kind review! We always welcome and encourage walk-ins, they are a pleasant surprise and addition to our family! I am so glad that the renovation did not cause you any problems during your stay with us. The owner of the Inn is very involved and loves to speak with our guests and make...

walnut creek, ca
Reviewed 24 May 2014

My wife and I just returned from a stay in the area and booked Tuesday night in an oceanfront mini suite. We won't return. Driving up, our first impression of the setting was that it was ideal. It was right across the street from the beach and Avila has done a wonderful job rebuilding the beachfront. You have a unobstructed...

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Desk at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

amp94596, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Inn. We take our reviews very seriously and try to accommodate for all of our current, returning and future guests. The Inn at Avila Beach is a very old building with a lot of charm and history. We are currently towards the end of a very exciting renovation....

SAN JOSE
Reviewed 13 May 2014

The five stars is for the overall experience. This is not what most people would consider a five star hotel. The place began as an apartment building, I would guess sometime in the 70s. However, it is currently undergoing a major renovations, and it will definitely become a destination place. Many guest amenities. First of all, no d**m telephones in...

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Louis D, Thank you, thank you for your considerate and thorough review. The Inn is such a special and funky place, I'm delighted you really explored its diversions and amenities. We took the phones out so you can focus on what you're there for: to relax! I'm glad you were able to do just that. The kitchens are a great...

Agoura, California
Reviewed 10 May 2014

we spent the night here for our 1st anniversary. our room had a jacuzzi tub and fireplace. very cozy !! the folks here are great, welcoming, and glad to see you. they have an area near lobby that has cookies( all day) coffee,tea,popcorn,water,etc. and a room full of dvd's and tapes to bring to your room. they were in the...

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Hugh b, We so appreciated being host to your first anniversary celebration! The room you stayed in is one of my favorites; quiet, private, and so cozy with all the warm pops of color. The jacuzzi with a partial ocean view doesn't hurt either! Thank you so much for the TripAdvisor badge. It was such a lovely surprise and a...

Big Sur CA
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Our Stay was Amazing!!  It was everything we hoped for.  I was so happy that our last minute accommodations were made and we were able to spend three days in the ocean view suite on the third floor.  The room was great; comfortable bed and soft sheets, the mini fridge was used extensively, the sliding glass door was open 24...

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Lindizz13, Thank you for your very kind review! I'm so glad you enjoyed the magical place we've put together here in Avila Beach. It sounds like through use of our spaces, treats, and diversions, your getaway was not only relaxing but lots of fun as well! Big Sur isn't too far away at all, so give us a call the...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 May 2014

We stayed for just one night, had a room with an ocean view which I would highly recommend. Upon our arrival we were welcomed with a freshly baked apple and strawberry pies, cookies and a variety of teas and coffee. The interior is very pleasant and trendy, it felt like home and not like a regular hotel. The location is...

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Elli, We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for sharing such lovely photos! It would seem you had a wonderfully relaxing getaway. The Inn is very much meant to feel like your best friend gave you the keys to their (somewhat large!) beach house, and we're so glad it felt like home to you. We're...

El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 15 April 2014

During a road trip from West Texas to California, Avila Beach/San Luis Obispo was our final destination. The rooms were clean and the bathrooms had nice towels. There are delicious pies and cookies in the lounge area that includes a tv and sofa. There are movies galore downstairs that one can borrow on the honor code. The bathrooms were beautifully...

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Gabby, Thank you so very much for your kind review! I love that we were your last stop on what sounds like an awesome road trip. Avila really is the local's beach, and as much as we want to keep it a secret, it delights us to hear how much joy it brings to our guests. I'm so glad you...

Reviewed 11 April 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights. We stayed in an ocean view room. The views were great, and everything is within walking distance including the beach and pier. The staff was great and very friendly, and made us feel right at home. I will definitely return here in the future to stay again, and I can't wait to see what...

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Slo1234, We truly appreciate your feedback and are so delighted that you enjoyed your long stay with us! Concurrently, we apologize for any inconvenience the remodel caused. Hopefully you got a chance to peek into some of the new rooms; they're going to look incredible! Definitely stay updated with our Facebook page to see photos of our progress. We're so...

Visalia, California
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Our first stay and we loved it! Walked into the lobby and for a moment hesitated, wondering if I had made a bad choice. Two minutes later I knew we were in for a treat. Slyvia greeted us with such gracious hospitality. Our ocean front room was clean, spacious and very cozy, and the view was fantastic. The lack of...

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Debbie, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Inn! We pride ourselves on being a uniquely friendly place, having been family-owned and operated for the past 20 years. We're so glad you enjoyed Sylvia's service; call us ahead of time on your next visit and she'll bake your favorite kind of pie! You're going to love...

Reedley, California
Reviewed 2 April 2014

My wife's favorite place on earth. This was my first stay. We booked an Ocean Front Room and we were very pleased. You need to start with the correct expectations. This is not a Hilton that was built in the last year. The building has been there a long time and has some wear and tear although they are currently...

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Inn_at_AvilaBeach, Front Office & Branding Manager at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Dwhawe, We appreciate your review! Edward really is a gift; did you know he's been with us for almost 20 years? As has our Head Housekeeper, Claudia, our Head of Maintenance, Jaime, and our Assistant Manager, Lorie. It really is a family business! Nothing quite beats that Oceanfront view. You'll have to reserve our Vista Pacifica Suite when it's finished;...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your Ocean Front Avila Beach Hotel. Imagine Your Best Friend's Beach House. That's Us. Tucked away in the sleepy town of Avila Beach - located smack dab the middle of San Francisco and Los Angeles on the Central Coast of California - rests the Inn at Avila Beach. Although we invite our guests to enjoy as much relaxation as they wish, we are everything but boring. We are different - on purpose - and that's the way we like it. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn at Avila Beach

Address: 256 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Price Range: €132 - €350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Inn at Avila Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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