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Redwood City, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staying at Inn at Avila Beach was going to be special for us simply because we chose a place at the beach and close to the action. Little did we know how much more we were getting. There were so many extra bonuses! We were treated like family guests. It was awesome! From the welcome bag in the room to...

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Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location across the street from the ocean. Free espresso bar and pastries in the morning; cookies, fruit and water throughout the day; followed by pie and ice cream at night. The rooftop deck is great for reading the paper in the morning or for a takeout dinner at night. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Our stay was so...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Where else can you sit in your room or up on the deck and see dolphins, even whales enjoying the beautiful ocean right in front of you? Need exercise? Avila's beach and trails offer relaxation and a touch of nature that brings peace within. Mild weather year round adds to comfort levels For the past few years the charming rooms...

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Alexandra J, Director of Communications at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Your review makes us smile! Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so pleased that you were able to get the full experience at the Inn at Avila Beach. We hope we will see you again soon. Off to the Beach, Alexandra Director of Communications

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We walked into the office to check-in and were greeted by the smell of fresh baked cookies! The staff was great, and always helpful. The sundeck was cozy, comfortable, and they serve a wonderful breakfast up there when the weather permits (which is @ 90% of the year), other wise they are downstairs in the common area, which is where...

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Alexandra J, Director of Communications at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay. We're delighted to know that you enjoyed our rooftop coffee house, Joe Momma's Coffee! Isn't the view up there spectacular? There's nothing else like it! We hope to host you again soon. Off to the Beach, Alexandra Director of Communications

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I booked online and it all looked awesome in photos....but not so awesome in person. There was mold in the shower, the tub was old and worn looking enough that I didn't want my toddler to bathe in there. There was heavy dust in the heater (thank goodness it was warm and we didn't need the heat!) the view was...

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Alexandra J, Director of Communications at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

This saddens us to read! We only want our guests to have the BEST time while staying with us, so we do apologize if our standards fell through for some reason. I do invite you to email our Manager, Edward, to inquire about your stay. We value guests opinions and we want to make it right. Here is his email:...

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. The last time I stayed here was well over 30 years ago! First, know that this is an older hotel. It does not look like a chain hotel. I think that the outdoor areas could be cleaner and that they should either toss some of the old furniture that is there or store...

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

Thank you for very nice review ... we just finishing complete redo of sundeck so guys were just cleaning up ..we also just purchased all new furniture for sundeck ,so hopefully That been addressed . The hotel is sixty years old and not chain hotel .The renovation Has focused on keeping the historic Avila feeling , while also being very...

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

You have to be willing to take the good with the odd. Staff was wonderful; they would try to accommodate any request. The room was lovely but not really practical. It needed light and practical access to electrical plugs. The best way to describe it is a place where form and function don't ever quite meet. Great location, however parking...

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

Sam , Thank you for the kind comments ... Not sure you get it???? inn is different on purpose ...and quirky maybe right term,and eccentric , and fun ...lots of fun! But some guests don't get what we trying to do here , and that's okay too. We ran corporate Hiltons / Holiday Inns for years and since Inn was...

Reviewed 21 February 2017

The inn sits a little up above the town and overlooks the water. Great views from upper level rooms facing the beach and from the top story sun deck. We very much enjoyed the ambiance of our room on the third floor. Clearly a lot of thought and care went into selecting the decorations for each different room. Staff and...

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

Thank you ! The Inn is different on purpose ,thank you for pointing it out . If guests looking for unique California beach hotel were it ... happy life .

Three Rivers, California
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The Inn at Avila Beach was a nice place for a get away weekend. The third floor rooms were very nice and eclectic. The rooms seamed a little dark though. The owner and staff are very friendly and willing to accommodate. The Inn is remodeling their rooftop area. They improved the seating and included a breakfast nook. They serve a...

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Alexandra J, Director of Communications at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your sparkling review! We appreciate your feedback and are delighted that you enjoyed yourself at the Inn! Hope to host you again soon. Off to the Beach, Alexandra Director of Communications

Visalia, California, United States
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I had only seen each other for 56 days in 2016 due to he works overseas on a ship and he worked alot last year. This was a really cool place to "reconnect". The Owners suite was totally fun, had a sitting area, bathroom, king size bed and a huge jacuzzi next to a fireplace.Totally romantic. Not...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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 

Additional Information about Inn at Avila Beach

Address: 256 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Price Range: $282 - $631 (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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“We had a courtyard room that had the lower rate. It was perfect for our needs.”
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“Stayed in the modern room. I liked the used barn wood decor.”
hollyhere, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were on the third floor facing the water. Great room.”
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