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Avila Lighthouse Suites
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Avila Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Alpine, California
2 reviews
“A wonderful place to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

Myself and 2 other ladies recently stayed at this hotel and had a great experience. We shared room 225 which overlooked the ocean, and had an awesome view!. The room was exceptionally clean and the staff was friendly and pleasant. The grounds of the hotel were well maintained, in fact we were all in the jacuzzi one night and we saw a worker painting the facade on one of the buildings, I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone,great location on the beach plus it was a good value.

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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Pam W
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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review, 26 March 2013
We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind feedback. With such a beautiful oceanfront location, we strive to reflect our surrounding scenery by maintaining a beautiful property, and providing clean and comfortable suites for our guests. Thank you for your recommendation, and we hope to see you again soon!

Respectfully,

Kalie Howard
General Manager
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Murrieta, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2013

Great experience. I would highly recommend! Secluded feel but close to shopping and restaurants. The entire hotel is exceptionally clean amd well maintained, and right on the beach. Very well designed rooms with comfortable decks. Hard to find the level of customer service provided by these good folks. We will come back!

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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank James W
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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review, 22 February 2013
Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. Avila beach is a great community, with everything you need within walking distance. Since our property is ocean front, every room has either a private balcony or patio with seating to enjoy the gorgeous views. To keep up with the beautiful surroundings, our staff members work hard to keep our property clean while maintaining exceptional service so that every guest has a relaxing and memorable stay. We are so glad you enjoyed it, and look forward to seeing you next time.

Respectfully,

Kalie Howard
General Manager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

My family and I stayed only one night but after we arrived wished it was longer. We all love this place and it is very cozy. Plenty of room for everyone and having a refrigerator and microwave is a plus. They provide a great continental breakfast that we all enjoyed, the waffles are very good. Avila is a fantastic beach spot and with the beach and fantastic Custom House in walking distance we will be returning for a longer stay. I would also make for a romantic vacation too with the beach front rooms :)

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank surgteck05
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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review, 22 January 2013
Thank you for your kind words and praise on your recent stay with us. Each of our suites offers a kitchenette which features a mini-fridge, microwave, sink and coffeemaker to better accommodate our guest’s needs. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the amenities we have to offer and that everyone was well accommodated during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Respectfully,

Kalie Howard
General Manager
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Santa Clarita, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2013

This was a lovely place for me and my family. Clean, Nice, fun, good breakfast... I will be recommending this place to friends. My Kids had a great time playing on the huge checker board that was in the courtyard. The food for breakfast satisfied even my picky little eaters.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Dana F
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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review, 22 January 2013
Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. We are so pleased that you were able to enjoy so many of our amenities! We are glad that your children were able to enjoy our game deck which features ping pong, a putting green, and the life-sized checkers board. We are also very happy that you were able to take advantage of our complimentary continental breakfast and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Respectfully,

Kalie Howard
General Manager
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San Luis Obispo, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2012

The Avila Lighthouse Suites is the perfect getaway! Not only are there great ocean views, but the grounds and hotel itself is in the best of condition. The friendly staff was very knowledgeable about the surrounding areas and were eager to answer all of my questions. My room was incredibly clean and well decorated. The continental breakfast had quite an array of breakfast foods that went way above and beyond my expectations. I would recommend this hotel to anyone traveling to the area...it's in a perfect location and the place couldn't be better. Two thumbs up!

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Therese B
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AvilaLighthouse... G, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review, 26 December 2012
Thank you for all of the lovely compliments regarding your recent stay with us. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and that our breakfast exceeded your expectations! Thank you for sharing your outstanding experience with us and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

Sincerely,

Kim Silverman-Hodge
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Gilroy, California
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2012

Wow! This was such an amazing vacation destination! I stayed here for the first time with my husband and two kids over Halloween, and it was absolutely perfect. When we checked in, the girls at the front desk were very polite and accommodating. We had an issue with a credit limit on our card, but the girls resolved it quickly. In the meantime our kids were able to get a little toy from a treasure chest, as well as a cookie. The lobby was also decorated for Halloween with tons of punkins and cobwebs which was a great treat! (Needless to say we were all happy).

The property is also well kept, and very safe and clean. The pool and jacuzzi (which are both heated) were maintained very well, and my kids loved playing in the water for hours. Also, the house cleaners and maintenance workers were adorable, and always waved to us and said hi. Lastly, I loved that all the rooms have a view, and the ones on the second floor looking at the pool were perfect for my family!

Thank you Avila Lighthouse! We will be back!

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Susan J
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AvilaLighthouse... G, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review, 12 December 2012
Thank you for the lovely feedback on our hotel! We are so delighted to hear you and your family enjoyed the time you spent in Avila Beach. Thank you for all of the compliments on our hotel, staff, and grounds. We love hearing the experiences of our guests and yours was wonderful. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Sincerely,

Kim Silverman-Hodge
General Manager
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Sacramento
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65 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2012

The suites are perfect for an easy stay on the pristine Avila Beach. Hotel is the start of the few ocean front blocks that make up Avila Beach, making this a perfect location. The rooms get high marks in cleanliness and there is a living room with a wet bar (small but better than adequate), the balconies either look out at the ocean or on the ground floor they have patios. Cross the street and you are on the beach.

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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank wairRwe
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AvilaLighthouse... G, General Manager at Avila Lighthouse Suites, responded to this review, 15 November 2012
Thank you for taking the time to give us such great feedback! We are always happy to hear when guests enjoy their stay and take advantage of our fantastic location in Avila Beach. We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our property and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to have you here with us again soon.

Sincerely,

Kim Silverman-Hodge
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Property: Avila Lighthouse Suites
Address: 550 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Avila Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Avila Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Avila Lighthouse Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 58
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 
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