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Porter Ranch, California, United States
Reviewed 25 November 2013

After more than 4 dozen visits, this has become our 2nd home. it is Hawaii without the airfare, It is Laguna with the growth potential if its heyday during the 1940's, and it is the most incredible value of any ocean-front resort on the entire west coast. Only problem, it has become so popular that you must book more than...

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Gresham, Oregon
Reviewed 24 November 2013

As we had a timeshare here for a full week, we had a fabulous room on the 5th floor. It is off season so very relaxing and still beautiful. We loved that fact that there was not much going on, we can get excitement elsewhere. Be sure to go to Hearst Castle! A very interesting place, with Zebra mingling with...

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2Thank Brendachristiansen
California
Reviewed 17 October 2013

The hotel location is great. Beach front, great views, walk to Avila beach shops and restaurants. As for the hotel it seems a little dated to us, the concierge said the pool area had been recently remodeled but they must have taken a page from the seventies because it was pretty basic. Additionally the two elevators are pathetically too small...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 6 October 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights. There is not much to do for more than 2 days in the immediate area except for excellent hiking and a nearby San Luis Bay Lighthouse (which is very hard to get to). As for the hotel, we liked it overall but at $200 per night we got a room that was tucked away...

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1Thank GlobeTr00t
Orange, California
Reviewed 22 September 2013

This is a timeshare and we booked it through Diamond Resprts. No hassle from they sales team only asked once and we declined the presentation. The hotel sits on a hill right above Avila Beach, a small beach town that has a few resturants and a great feel. We golf so this location was Great you have Avila GC right...

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Atlanta
Reviewed 8 September 2013

This is a timeshare and we felt lucky to be able to trade in for our second trip there. The location is amazing, the updated studios are very large and functional and well done, and the staff makes the trip very enjoyable. Being a timeshare, we are there to enjoy the property and do not expect high end service but...

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3Thank gt_linz
Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

Great location. We were able to walk to the charming beach which is south facing and therefore quite warm. The condo's are well appointed (we trade a timeshare to stay). There are good restaurants nearby and a full kitchen if you are not in the mood to go out. There is nothing negative if you want a laid back vacation.

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1Thank Jane L
New York
Reviewed 29 August 2013

The views from this hotel are fabulous as is the sleepy town of Avila. I own one of the original timeshares in this building and I have to say the Diamond Resorts people made me feel like dirt. They just don't seem like they know what they are doing and after they informed me it would cost me a mere...

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3Thank Hammark1
Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 15 August 2013

WE have stayed here a few times as my mother in law has a timeshare. If you get lucky the views can be amazing. The last time we stayed however, we had to wait over an hour to get in our rooms as at least 10 families were waiting to check in. We also noticed that the room seemed not...

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3Thank Deborah896
Lafayette
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Stayed here 2 nights with a friend who is a timeshare owner. 3rd story, 2 BR+2BR unit with view of beach. Plenty of amenities - at least 6 bbqs, pool, jacuzzi, medium size workout room, coffee in the lobby in the morning in a nice sunroom. Ping pong table, movies for rent in the lobby. Short walk to beach, long...

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • 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: $200 - $355 (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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