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San Luis Bay Inn

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

By the luck of the online booking "roulette wheel", we ended up staying in this Diamond Resort for a week without knowing we have booked with them, or that we had rented a studio. That was nice. The property is well run and the staff is helpful and friendly, and of all the lodgings we saw when we booked they...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was probably our tenth stay at this property. We are timeshare owners and have exchanged to here but also booked nights online. We stay here because we love Avila beach. We have had great ocean front rooms and OK semi-view rooms. This time we got a ADA (handicapped) room, which means horrible shower and tiny sink. I called the...

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Elisabeth_EAE, Owner Care at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear you were not pleased with the layout of your unit and that you were left with the impression you were not valued. We appreciate your feedback and you have definitely pointed to opportunities for improvement. Your concerns will be shared with the San Luis Bay Inn staff and management.

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 21 February 2017

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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Elisabeth_EAE, Owner Care at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing this feedback. We appreciate that you took the time to share your experience with us. We are glad to hear the staff offered Count on Me service during your stay.. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you for choosing San Luis Bay Inn!

Port Townsend, Washington
Reviewed 17 February 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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Management response:

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...

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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
  • Microwave
  • 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: $189 - $361 (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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“Ocean front.”
 of 5 bubbles need4sand, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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”
 of 5 bubbles 92brentm, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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