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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 27 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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2Thank Mark K
Southern California
Reviewed 4 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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3Thank floatingsoul
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 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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4Thank OldDutch57
10-4 to 10-10-13
Reviewed 16 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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3Thank Lani G
Porter Ranch, California, United States
Reviewed 24 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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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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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • 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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

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: RM662 - RM1,618 (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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“Rooms facing the pool have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles amandacroe, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a pool view. It'll also be an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles Elguapo1, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The center rooms closer to the elevator would be less of a walk.”
 of 5 bubbles jeanne_rau, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you want a view of the ocean - be sure to ask for it”
 of 5 bubbles KarenRCB, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask ahead for the ocean front side”
 of 5 bubbles JimmyC1411, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
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