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Avila Village Inn
3.5 out of 5
6655 Bay Laurel Place, Avila Beach, CA
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1.07 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,485 reviews)

"I really like the place, it’s very cozy. The staff is very kind. Although I must say, I had a hard time using the tv and watching Netflix. The tv must have had at least 3 remotes and it was confusing. Unfortunately the tv in my room was not a Smart tv so u was not able to enjoy Netflix with my wife. ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

Avila Village Inn
San Luis Bay Inn by Diamond Resorts
3.5 out of 5
3254 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach, CA
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The price is $129 per night
0.35 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (265 reviews)

"Great location, free parking, full kitchen, nice bathroom, comfy bed, I will probably stay there every time I go to SLO"…"

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

San Luis Bay Inn by Diamond Resorts
Avila La Fonda Hotel
4 out of 5
101 San Miguel St, Avila Beach, CA
The price is $279 per night
0.06 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (927 reviews)

"Overall, this is a great property. We stayed here about 8 years ago and again this past weekend. The hotel seems to be showing some signs of age. The bed was hard and sagged. The linens were not what I would expect (both sheets and towels), the bathroom had some rust and mold around the door. All ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Avila La Fonda Hotel
Avila Lighthouse Suites
3.5 out of 5
550 Front St, Avila Beach, CA
The price is $295 per night
0.1 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (897 reviews)

"Very clean, friendly staff, good measures to keep people safe and during quarantine."…"

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Avila Lighthouse Suites
Around About Studio Condo, Ocean Views 50 Yards to Beach
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0.04 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (41 reviews)
Highly Recommended

"Love this place! Perfect for one or two people just a few steps from the beach. Lots of fun things to do in the area. We rented bikes around the corner and explored Avila Beach. The only thing I would suggest is a negative (and this is more about VRBO than 7 Sisters) is that two weeks to get your ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Around About Studio Condo, Ocean Views 50 Yards to Beach
Enjoy the big Ocean Views, Hear the Waves Crashing, Enjoy the Coastal Vibe
4.9/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)
Lovely!!

"We loved staying at this property. We have never stayed in a VRBO property and this was a very positive experience! Beautiful furnishings, clean and everything we needed!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Enjoy the big Ocean Views, Hear the Waves Crashing, Enjoy the Coastal Vibe
Upscale Living in Downtown Avila Beach
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0.01 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Excellent homey accommodation.

"Quiet, clean, great view and close to the beach and commercial establishments. Very convenient."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2018

Upscale Living in Downtown Avila Beach
Avila Beach Escape Near Ocean, Sleeps 7
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0.16 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Cute, convenient, clean space

"Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: The location is nearly perfect right next to the ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2019

Avila Beach Escape Near Ocean, Sleeps 7
Luxury Avila Beach Condo, Roof top Patio = Couch, Heater, Fire pit & hot tub
5/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Get away with kids

"We had a simply amazing time in Avila Beach and at the house. The kitchen is perfect for a family that likes to cook. The garage is stocked with everything you could want for the beach. The owners have literally thought of everything. It’s these little things that really matter when choosing a vacation ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

Luxury Avila Beach Condo, Roof top Patio = Couch, Heater, Fire pit & hot tub
Avila Beach New Construction - Air Conditioning Throughout
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Visiting Avila Beach

Travelers to Avila Beach give high marks for the beaches and top-notch restaurants. Relaxing and scenic, this city attracts tourists with its cafés and golf courses. Around the area, top sights include Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, Morro Bay State Park, and Morro Rock.

  • You'll find 738 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of San Luis Obispo
  • The closest major airport is in San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), 25.1 mi (40.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Avila Beach

Hiking, biking, and golfing are top activities, while sights to visit include Avila Beach Golf Resort. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Avila Beach Community Center and Central Coast Aquarium.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 23 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Avila Beach. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Avila La Fonda Hotel - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a sauna, along with an in-room kitchen. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its proximity to shopping and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Avila Village Inn - Our customers like the quiet location and clean rooms at this hotel. This 3.5-star hotel features a full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool.
  • Avila Lighthouse Suites - This 3.5-star hotel features a full-service spa, free breakfast, and an outdoor pool. Expedia customers like its beach locale and clean rooms.

Popular places to visit outside the city include Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, located 8 mi (12.9 km) from the city center, and Morro Bay State Park, which is 12.7 mi (20.4 km) away.

Dressing for Avila Beach

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 65°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 41°F
  • From April to June, the average is 77°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 77°F during the day and 53°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 75°F as the daytime average and 40°F as the nighttime average
  • About 0.75 inches of rain falls on Avila Beach each year
  • July and June are usually the hottest months averaging 77°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 42°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Avila Beach?
Avila Lighthouse Suites is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. Traveler reviews also recommend Avila Village Inn and Avila La Fonda Hotel as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Avila Beach, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view top deals in Avila Beach.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Avila Beach?
To find more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Avila Beach, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Avila Beach?
Based on reviews, Avila Village Inn is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other options to stay on the cheap include Avila La Fonda Hotel and Avila Lighthouse Suites.
What's the best hotel for families in Avila Beach?
San Luis Bay Inn by Diamond Resorts is a top 3.5-star condo on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and in-room kitchens. Other good options for your kid-friendly vacation include Avila La Fonda Hotel and Avila Lighthouse Suites. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Central Coast Aquarium.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Avila Beach?
Avila Lighthouse Suites is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and a full-service spa. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Avila La Fonda Hotel and Avila Village Inn.
What's the best hotel to stay near Avila Beach Golf Resort?
Adjacent to Avila Beach Golf Resort, Avila Lighthouse Suites is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. Other good choices close by include Avila La Fonda Hotel and San Luis Bay Inn by Wyndham Vacations.
What about the best place to stay close to Avila Beach Paddlesports?
One of the top choices for your stay is Avila Lighthouse Suites, located next to Avila Beach Paddlesports, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. Avila La Fonda Hotel and San Luis Bay Inn by Wyndham Vacations are other good choices nearby.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Avila Beach?
Avila Lighthouse Suites is a top 4-star beach hotel with free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options for your beach trip include Avila Lighthouse Suites and Avila Village Inn. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Old Port Beach or Fisherman’s Beach.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Avila Beach?
Avila La Fonda Hotel is a 4-star hotel with in-room fireplaces, and a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a luxurious stay.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Avila Beach?
Avila Village Inn is a favorite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 2 restaurants and a full-service spa. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, also consider Avila La Fonda Hotel.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Avila Beach?
Avila Village Inn is a top 3.5-star hotel that has a golf driving range and features a full-service spa. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Avila Lighthouse Suites and Avila La Fonda Hotel. You can tee off at Avila Beach Golf Resort during your trip.

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