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Willcox, Arizona
Reviewed 18 May 2014

We just finished our second stay here, we stayed for a week. I cannot say enough nice things about this resort and the people. The entire Inn, including the lovely grounds were immaculately clean and well groomed. The staff, from desk clerks, concierge, to housekeeping were all so friendly and helpful! The pool is heated to 83 degrees and it...

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Ben B, General Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

I wanted to THANK YOU for the nice comments that you gave us on the resort. Sincerely yours Ben Banks

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 May 2014

This was our second visit to this resort, our experience was a little different from our first. We will return with hopes that some of our experiences will not be repeated. The good: The staff are friendly and helpful, the location is great, we had a wonderful view of the ocean. The bad: This resort is not good if you...

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Ben B, General Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

I wanted to write a response to you and apolgize that you were so far from the elevators. The problem is all of our handicap units are not closed to the elevators. A very poor design. thank you for your time sincerely yours Ben Banks

Reviewed 27 April 2014

All rooms are suites with kitchen, so be prepared to cook your own food or eat out (no restaurant on site). The pool is not heated, so most guests were in the jacuzzi. Best part was the close walking proximity to Avila beach below. I rate this three star hotel, but if you look around the area it's the best...

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Ben B, General Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

I'm very happy that you enjoy your stay, and we hope you will come back to visit us again some day. take care Ben Banks

SAN FRANCISCO
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Out of hundreds of rooms with views in this hotel, we were given the room with absolutely NONE - we had a nice view of an interior wall. It's really a bummer when we drove 3 hours out to have no ocean view, TOTAL buzz kill for our vacation ......we were told 'timeshare owners have first choice'...... Pros: + Clean...

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Ben B, General Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

I wanted to apologize for you not have a view from your room. All six of our rooms that we have do not a view. Ben

Frazier Park, California
Reviewed 12 April 2014

We had a one night mini-trip to visit the San Luis Obispo mission for my son's 4th grade mission project (a California social studies requirement). We chose this hotel mainly for the price, as Avila hotels are expensive. We were pleasantly surprised by how nice the 'studio' was! It was roomy, had a little kitchenette that we didn't use for...

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Ben B, General Manager at San Luis Bay Inn, responded to this review

We are happy that you had a great time, here at the resort. I wanted to thank you for your nice comments and we hope you come to visit us again some day. sincerely yours Ben Banks

Bluffton, South Carolina
Reviewed 15 February 2014

I cannot say enough nice things about this place. It was spotless, beautiful views, friendly staff, and very close to town. We had the one bedroom suite and it was very spacious and comfortable. The staff gave us great recommendations for restaurants and attractions. They also gave us wine tasting coupons for the local wineries. We were able to walk...

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Spearfish, South Dakota, United States
Reviewed 26 January 2014

We had been wanting to stay in the San Luis Obispo area for some time, but going in October was not the ideal time we had in mind. However, we had some vacation ownership points to use and there was availability, so we booked for late October and hoped for the best. What a surprise we were in for! First...

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Southern California
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We stayed there for the Thanksgiving weekend and had a great time. We were given a room with a partial ocean view (with a roof right in front,) not as great as the ones that have the open views; however, it is still good and I am not complaining. We entered the room and got a phone call from the...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Through Diamond Resorts, I booked a 2 BR unit (1 bedroom and a studio lockoff suite) for my mother and I for 4 wonderful nights Nov 30-Dec 4. I was given the corner unit on the end of the building with full ocean frontage views from every window and door. Amazing sunsets, quiet evenings, soooo peaceful. To say we loved...

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Reviewed 15 December 2013

Just completed a week's stay here and can not think of enough great things to say! The hotel and grounds were beautiful, relaxing and just plain awesome! We only had a studio so I was apprehensive..to no avail! The room was big, complete and had a full kitchen with an oven! very nicely done and just what the "doctor" ordered!...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
GreenLeadersSilver level
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
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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: $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
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