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Inn at Avila Beach

256 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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  • Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail
    0.4 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 1 April 2014
Great little mini get-away
The hotel is Ocean front. It is funky and in the midst of... more
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 April 2014

The hotel is Ocean front. It is funky and in the midst of renovation. Very nice place for a weekend get-away. The staff is great and very hospitable. Internet in all rooms free of charge. Sylvia bakes divine pie's every night and is available to all guests.

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

Serbiene, Thank you for your kind review! We too love the hotel's eclectic combination of Mexican and Mediterranean design, and, of course, our lovely staff. The next time you come by, let us know what kind of pie is your favorite and Sylvia will bake it! Cheers, Alexis Kidd Front Office & Branding Manager

Mount Nathan, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Loved this place - only sad thing was we were only there for one night. We had an ocean front room which was totally modern with every convenience you could need. Very spacious - huge Tv and stunning ocean views. Service was wonderful and little touches like serving fruit pie at 8pm gave this place the special touch. Waking up...

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

Jennifer, Thanks so much for your review! We're so glad we could give you a taste of Avila Beach, it really is a fantastic town! We can't wait to have you back the next time your travels bring you to this side of the pond. That ocean view really is extraordinary. We'll save a slice of olallieberry pie for you!...

Southern California, United States
Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

THE GOOD: 1. The mini suite with the private balcony was fantastic. Beautifully remodeled and perfectly located on the beach front. 2. The perks in the lounge, coffee, fresh baked cookies and evening pie were a nice touch. Waters available and popcorn are also included. THE BAD: 1. Day one at check - in the new desk clerk offered us...

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

CaliforniaRiverGirl, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate your feedback as we transition into becoming the refreshed and romantic getaway that the Inn at Avila's amazing location deserves. We're so glad you loved the Oceanfront Suite you were upgraded to; that view is spectacular! By contrast, our two remaining Courtyard rooms are still...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 22 February 2014

We stayed 3 nights in the Ocean Front Suite - Beautiful location right across from the beach, walking distance to restaurant and shops, staff is very hospitable but hotel is in very poor condition! There is no elevator, no breakfast, no pool, no spa, no desk in rooms, no phone and no "comfiest bathrobes we could find" (as stated on...

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Dear Diramsdell, First thank you, for taking the time to write your review ,we do appreciate feedback..We are sorry if we did not meet your expectations and last thing we ever wish to be is misleading.It appears you made your booking on third party sites ,which tend to be very limited and vague in their descriptions. Our staff goes through...

Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 15 February 2014

When driving the Pacific coast road, forget the crowds in Santa Barbara or Carmel, and treat yourself to the cosy small-town embrace of Avila. In particular, this Inn was amazing, and perfect after a long seven hour drive. We were affectionately welcomed by Edward. Room far more modern and spacious than the website photos depict. Gorgeous, unobstructed view of the...

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Five Cites
Reviewed 8 February 2014

My girlfriend and I needed a "staycation" and this was the prefect place. Romantic, friendly, exceptional view from the tub. Very romantic and prefect for our one night stay. Thank you for the wonderful hospitality too!

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Great weather, great location, hotel in need of much renovation. Paint, ceilings and walls repairs, bathroom was old and crusty from years of not being cleaned thoroughly enough and not being renovated for quite some time. Staff and other amenities were great.

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your review , We appreciate you liking location,view,and staff ..on condition of hotel as you know we are undergoing a 500k renovation this winter ,we are addressing all your issues and your room is now under renovation ,you failed to mention you were given choice of rooms and took lowest price room . So far most guests...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 10 January 2014

I believe there's around 30 rooms or so at the Inn at Avila Beach but most (way over half) were empty when I was there first week 01/14. Start of slow season it seems. My room was clean, comfortable, staff welcoming, friendly throughout brief stay. While the Inn is certainly older, it's not falling apart with huge rehab planned, costing...

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for nice comments you liked a lot ! We are trying to make Inn unique special place to stay . On negatives ,your right, it is 60 yrs old and is a bit unusual .But rest assured while hallways may not be level they are safe . and more fun than if they didn't zig and...

Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 30 December 2013 via mobile

Wonderful location. Best views of the ocean, beach, and sunsets. Romantic and great for entertaining friends. Large open terrace with grilling facilities is perfect for picnic. Hotel has free toys and boggy boards for use on the beach. Also complimentary hot drinks, popcorn, and fresh backed cookies and pies. Highly recommend this establishment. This was our second time here and...

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Crockett, California
Reviewed 18 December 2013

We needed a break from life. We had a couple tramatic things happen to us in 2013 & just needed a little down time. We had tried a few years ago to get a room here but they didn't allow dogs so we found another place. This time when we no longer had that concern we went here on a...

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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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • 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 

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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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“Lower rooms if you don't like climbing stairs”
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“Ocean front”
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“Get a view room if possible”
 of 5 bubbles skyjord, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It's worth the extra money to be Ocean side”
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“We save money by not getting a balcony room & instead sit on their sundeck.”
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