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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have recently spent a week in Avila Beach at San Luis Bay Inn. The weather was not the best but that was easy to put aside because of the location with wonderful ocean view; silent surroundings; a well-equipped studio; a welcoming atnosphere; heated pool + jacuzzi and not to forget all employees who were so positive and service-minded. Avila...

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Port Townsend, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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 7 January 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 5 January 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 31 December 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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Provo, Utah
Reviewed 28 December 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 3 December 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 30 September 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 23 September 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 15 September 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...

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about San Luis Bay Inn

Address: 3254 Avila Beach Dr., Avila Beach, CA 93424
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Price Range: $198 - $358 (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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“Ask for Ocean View room.”
 of 5 bubbles cherylhubartt, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Despite asking for an upgrade (I would pay) - they said all rooms are the same”
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“Get an ocean view if you can”
 of 5 bubbles Hiptovacation, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the pool have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles amandacroe, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a pool view. It'll also be an ocean view.”
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