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Frequently Asked Questions

Everything You Need to Know About Avila Lighthouse Suites

Welcome to Avila Lighthouse Suites! Below, find the information you need to answer any questions you may have about your upcoming stay at our Avila Beach hotel. If you can't find the information you're looking for, please feel free to contact us and we would be more than happy to help. We look forward to welcoming you to Avila Lighthouse Suites and all that beautiful Avila Beach, CA has to offer.

What time is check-in?

Check-in begins at 4 PM daily. 

When is check-out?

Visit us at the Front Desk or leave your keys in room by 12 PM. 

Do you have on-site parking?

Yes, we offer free self-parking to our guests. We even offer a Tesla electric car charging station for your eco-friendly needs.

Does Avila Lighthouse Suites provide free Wi-Fi?

For all your business or social media needs, our Wi-Fi is complimentary. 

Does the hotel provide complimentary breakfast?

For breakfast, visit The Galley, located between suites 118 & 119, from 7 - 10 AM for complimentary fruit, hot & cold cereal, make-it-yourself waffles, and more! 

How do I access the pool & jacuzzi?

Our heated pool & Jacuzzi are open from 8 AM to 10 PM. For your convenience, pool towels are available on the Sun Deck. Simply use your room key to get into the Sun Deck. 

Where do I get equipment for the Play Deck?

Play deck equipment is available at the Front Desk for complimentary use. Enjoy a game of life-size checkers or try out the putting green on our family-friendly play deck.  

What is the hotel's pet policy?

Avila Lighthouse Suites does not allow pets on property. 

Do you offer any spa services?

Our Avila Beach resort offers a full spa menu complete with facials, massages, and body treatments. Call or text our spa in Avila Beach directly at (805) 400-8693 to book your appointment. Spa Services are available by appointment daily from 10 AM - 6 PM. Advanced reservations required.

What kind of public transportation is available?

A free trolley service connects you from the Pismo Beach Premium Outlets all the way to Port San Luis via Avila Beach, Avila Valley, and various resort hotels in Shell Beach and Pismo Beach. Click here for the full schedule and see how easy #CentralCoasting without a car can be! 

How do I participate in the #CentralCoasting competition?

Share your #CentralCoasting experience with us! Tag your public Instagram photos and videos to be entered for a chance to win a one night's stay. Don't forget to check the map on your key card folder for our favorite photo spots. Winners will be chosen monthly. Check out other entries here. 

Is your hotel affiliated with any airlines for mileage points?

As a Martin Resorts property, you can earn 500 Alaska Airline miles per qualifying stay at Avila Lighthouse Suites by booking direct. Must mention you are an Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan member at check-in. Miles will be awarded upon check-out. Plus, travel with Alaska, purchase wines from San Luis Obispo Wine Country, and fly your wine home free!

I forgot my sunblock...

Forget something? No problem! Our lobby is fully stocked with beach essentials like towels, toys, sunblock, apparel, and more available for purchase.

How does Avila Lighthouse Suites conserve water?

We are limiting water our use by placing biodegradable cups in room, replacing towels left on the floor, & changing sheets every 3rd day of your stay (unless requested). Please feel free to contact the front desk to request glassware.

What is there to see and do in Avila Beach?

Learn more about the rich and interesting history of Avila Beach dating back to the 1500s with the Avila Beach Historical Tour App. This free download is for visitors of all ages! Find it on the Apple App Store. Or, check out our guide, "Discover 101 Reasons to Exit Highway 101," which highlights must-see spots from Paso Robles to Pismo Beach!