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Avila La Fonda Hotel

101 San Miguel Street, PO Box 217, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Gilroy, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I spent 2 nights here for a quick get away and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The overall ambiance is lovely and the service wonderful. It felt very homey, more like a bed and breakfast inn, with all of the little "extras" they provide. Complimentary snack basket in your room, fresh baked croissants in the morning, afternoon nacho... More 

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Palm Springs
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139 reviews 139 reviews
22 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is a very imposing and beautiful structure, the old Mission-style building with thick masonry walls, stained glass and iron railings. We opted for the "Spa Room" because we do enjoy a hot tub, especially one conveniently located and private...this fit the need very well and the shower had 6 heads for a brisk fun shower experience. But had... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So so Hotel for the money. Really pricey for 1 night with a view of the parking lot and no AC. Trying to pass as a Lux Hotel but really just overpriced revamped hotel. I would not stay here again for the half a grand I spent for 1 night. I can get better Rooms at the Encore/Wynn or Caesars... More 

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Avila_La_Fonda_Hotel, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WyattH, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay at the Avila La Fonda Hotel. I was disheartened to read your review, as we take great pride in providing an outstanding experience for each and every guest we encounter. We were voted one of California's most luxurious hotels by US News Travel just... More 

Orange County, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here one night for our anniversary. The place had a spanish inspired charm to it and felt really cozy. The guests seemed to be mostly couples which was nice because it was very quiet. Each morning they offer coffee and fresh baked chocolate croissants, in the afternoon they offer a nacho bar and beers, early... More 

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Salinas, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room 209 had very uncomfortable beds. Firm bed was extremely firm and soft bed too 'soggy'. We Were unable to sleep! A beautiful place, location but overprice for what you get. It would make more sense to take away the apple pie in the evening and charge less. No counter space in bathroom, no bedside table next to second bed.... More 

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Folsom, California (USA)
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I loved being treated like special guests here. Staff were helpful and friendly. Amenities were exceptional. Room was very large with jet tub and balcony...among so many other amenities. Great location. Treat yourself here!

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Avila_La_Fonda_Hotel, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PBandJ01, Thank you for taking the time to inform us about your recent visit to the Avila La Fonda hotel. We were so pleased to read your review and were especially happy to hear that the staff was friendly and helpful. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind regards, Christopher King | General Manager... More 

Modesto, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first discovered this hotel in 2010. We've returned several times and each time we have had an unforgettable experience. We've shared this beautiful hotel with friends and family and now they also frequently stay here, with each time being as good as the time before. The decor is beautiful, the service is outstanding, the evening reception is lovely, and... More 

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Avila_La_Fonda_Hotel, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WeetaC, Our sincerest gratitude to you for taking the time to let us know about your stay with us. We were all so pleased to read your wonderful review. We were especially thrilled to hear that you have been staying here for so long and that you are able to share us with friends and family. We always appreciate... More 

Santa Barbara
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We adored the spanish style decor, fantastic location, cozy rooms with awesome welcome basket and free pies at dusk; based on these elements the hotel would be a 5* However the staff were shirty from the get-go. Check-in was not seamless, we asked to change to the higher room we had requested, the guy was OK but the lady, presumably... More 

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Avila_La_Fonda_Hotel, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear eurostylist, First of all I would like to thank you for taking the time to let us, and others know about your recent visit to Avila Beach. While I was pleased to hear that the hotel and amenities were to your liking I was sorry to hear that your check-in process was not as smooth or professional as it... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our best vacations ever! This pristine hotel -a beautiful work of art - included pampering by an attentive, knowledgeable, friendly staff and plentiful amenities. Creative, relaxing guest activities were available all day long. Visit their website...what they have to offer is ALL TRUE! We will definitely be back!

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Avila_La_Fonda_Hotel, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear K12Beth, I cannot thank you enough for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to Avila Beach. I am so pleased that you chose to stay with us. I was delighted to hear that our world-class staff was both attentive and friendly. We take pride in providing an outstanding experience for each and every guest... More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I stayed at Avila La Fonda while on business and loved it. It's a truly different experience from the rest of the hotels and resorts in the San Luis Obispo area. Nearly everything was complimentary, from the wine hour to appetizers. The rooms were impeccable and the location is unbeatable. Looking forward to my next stay.

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Avila_La_Fonda_Hotel, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hao Tran, Allow me to extend my sincerest gratitude to you for taking the time to let us, and others know about your recent experience at the Avila La Fonda Hotel. We hope to have you with us again in the near future. If there is ever anything that we can do to help make your next visit more... More 

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