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Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed at the Avila Lighthouse Suites for the first time & I can tell you it won't be the last. Everything was so nice & clean, and the staff was very friendly. The rooms are very spacious. The hotel even offered a generous continental breakfast. We were just up for the day & stayed one night. Hopefully we will be...

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San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This hotel is right on the beach and the rhythm of the surf is so soothing it rocks you to sleep. The pool and jacuzzi are protected by glass panels that block the wind while allowing spectacular ocean views. This hotel is in a beautiful little beach town with lots of wine tasting and dining options and a pristine beach...

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Discovery Bay
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Lovely, well maintained resort. We have stayed four times and have thoroughly enjoyed every visit. Wonderful coffee/breakfast room makes it easy to grab a bite/coffee before walking/running on the beach or just bopping around town. Stayed 10/3-8 - there were so many hummingbirds and Monarch butterflies that is was surreal to sit out on our deck, drink wine and enjoy...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first trip to the small beach town of Avila Beach, and this place is great. Several rooms overlook the beach right across the parking lot. Gardens around the pool were beautiful with monarch butterflies and hummingbirds to brighten the morning. Continental breakfast had waffle irons for amazing Belgium waffles included with the stay. Nice outdoor couch area...

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Lodi
Reviewed 8 October 2016

It was our first time staying in Avila, as we usually stay in Pismo.... We absolutely loved it! We can not wait to return! I only wish the aquarium was open during the week... We really wanted to take our 14 month old there... Next time! Every one we encountered in town and at restaurants were so friendly and helpful....

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Sunnyvale
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The kitchen sink was clogged and full of black greasy stuff at $500 a night for this suite it was not worth it they should have refunded me some money or at least given me a discount for the trouble maintenance was there fairly quickly

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Madera
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Everything was great - the room set-up and decor, the amenities, the pool view, the outside patio, the ocean view, the weather, and the location of the hotel to the town of Avila. The only complaint were that the beds were not that comfortable for us!

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Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Were regulars and last weekend's visit did not disappoint. For some reason we were gifted with a welcome basket that included line and bath bombs and snacks and water. A really nice touch. Small updates to the rooms have made a big difference. So relaxing. Great getaway!

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MartinResorts, Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review

Dear OceanYogiGirl, Thank you for the kind review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed stay with us and our welcome baskets and noticed some of our recent upgrades! We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.,

Cupertino
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had a beautiful view of the ocean. Left sliding glass open all night to hear the waves..the staff was super friendly and helpful.. The bed was the most comfortable ever..we will most definitely be back..

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Libertyville, Illinois
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Location great, rooms super but front desk just ok. Made res months in advance for king bed but when we checked in at 3pm was told -"no king, we are overbooked. At that time of the day the parking lot and the pool area were empty so it wasn't like we were last to check in. Lay out of property...

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MartinResorts, Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review

Dear John P, I am so sorry that you had this experience with our Front desk Staff. Please be assured that we have coached and counseled them so that they are better versed to serve our guests. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We would love an opportunity to better serve you in the future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just steps from the sand, the Avila Lighthouse Suites is perfectly nestled in the quaint beach town of Avila Beach between the mountains and the sea. Our all-suite beachfront hotel offers comfortable and spacious two-room suites, each with a private balcony or patio to admire the beautiful views. Guests enjoy a complimentary expanded continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, parking, spa services at our on-site spa facility, beachfront heated pool and Jacuzzi and family play areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avila Lighthouse Suites

Address: 550 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Price Range: $229 - $616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Avila Lighthouse Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Avila Lighthouse Hotel Avila Beach
Avila Lighthouse Beach
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#1 Family Hotel in Avila Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Avila Beach
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“Best tip: Avail yourself of the well stocked, complimentary breakfast spread they put out in the galley every morning. Take your selections and enjoy at your leisure in your beautiful suite. It easily sustained us through all the fun until afternoon when we would enjoy a lavish late lunch (the Custom House right around the corner facing the ocean is awesome for this) and skip the bloated feel and expense of a big vacation meal just before bed. The fridge and microwave in the kitchen area paired with the comfortable sitting room make midnight snacking an enjoyable relaxation rather than an awkward in-room wolfing.”
 of 5 bubbles vicmarsojourn, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms are pretty but the ocean view is grand.”
 of 5 bubbles Q6425XUlindab, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“2nd level overlooks the pool and the beach. Landscaping is very nice”
 of 5 bubbles Henry252014, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Oceanfront,but you'll hear the squeak-squeak of the swings 100% all am and pm.”
 of 5 bubbles bugnurse56, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get an ocean front room if one is available. Awesome hotel regardless of room.”
 of 5 bubbles phill455, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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