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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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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Augusta, Georgia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

La Fonda is just one of those treasures that is so easy to recommend. The hotel, the rooms, the staff/service are adorable. The extras makes the visit even sweeter. Go and find out yourself, La Fonda under promises and over delivers. Best wishes.

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Meadow Vista, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay @ the Avila La Fonda hotel. A small boutique hotel one block off the main street so it was quiet & private. Great amenites including the croissants for breakfast, nacho bar @ lunch timed, cookies, wine & appetizers, then pie in the evening. Great service and we loved the employees as they were very friendly &... More 

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Alamo, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic experience. The rooms are so comfortable and Chris who handled our one night stay was so hosptable. Their candles they sell are amazing. Wine poured in the evening and pie at night? What hotel does this? I will definitley stay again. Looking forward to purchasing their sheets and already bought a half a dozen candles. Love it!

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

Dear PKarleskind, I cannot thank you enough for the wonderful review. We take deep pride in providing the finest accommodations in Avila Beach and we're so pleased to hear that you were able to enjoy some of the wonderful complimentary amenities that make the La Fonda so special. We hope to have another opportunity to serve you again. We look... More 

Irvine, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my husband and i decided to get away for a few days and lucked out on la fonda. it's by far the homiest hotel we've ever been to! we loved the jacuzzi tub in our room as well as the fireplace. the double headed, two person shower was also great! we barely had to leave the hotel b/c everything we... More 

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

Dear Cecilia H, The staff here at the Avila La Fonda Hotel were so pleased to read your review. I am so glad that you stumbled upon us and can't thank you enough for the kind words said about our staff. I was also pleased to hear that your furry child enjoyed the accommodations as well. We are proud to... More 

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

This hotel is lovely! Great location, artistic touches, and cozy rooms w/ INCREDIBLE whirlpools/tubs! There is also complimentary food offered 4 times a day, my favorite being the warm pies served every evening promptly at 8! We visited Avila Valley Barn (less than 2 miles away) to buy more pies and fresh produce. What impressed me most, however, is the... More 

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

Dear Elisa S, It was so nice to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to the Avila La Fonda Hotel. We work very hard to add a lot of special touches to our guest experience, and it is so nice to know that it doesn't go unnoticed. I was so pleased to hear that Kate was so helpful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travel to many lands and places. I prefer the Ritz C, Four Seasons, Mandarins Oriental type, etc. Since we are pretty local to this area, and it was a gorgeous day we headed twenty miles up the coast. I am so glad we did! Manager Chris makes the place seem like your private beach residence. Small, but beautiful and... More 

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

Dear Cynthia C, Wow! What a great title, seeing as how we are only 28 rooms large the term "Tiny" suits us well. We were all thrilled to read your review and to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your visit to the La Fonda. We are pleased that Zelda enjoyed herself also. As you well know there are... More 

California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect spot for a little romantic beach getaway. You won't be disappointed. All the little personal touches (Wine and cheese before dinner, fresh baked cookies before bed, etc.) make you feel so welcome. Free parking is a bonus, and it's an easy stroll to the beach and local restaurants. We'll be back for sure!

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

Dear LikaCA, We were delighted to read your review after your recent trip to Avila Beach. We are so pleased that you were able to indulge and relax with wine and appetizers as well as our delicious fresh baked cookies. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kindest regards, Christopher King | General Manager Avila La Fonda Hotel More 

Los Angeles, CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We went for a romantic getaway, and it definitely was romantic, but it was the food that really held our attention. Warm, fresh chocolate croissants with organic OJ and coffee in the morning... all you can eat nacho bar (with Coronas) at lunch time, a super satisfying and filling happy hour, and then freshly baked pie and ice-cream at 8pm.... More 

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

Dear EatWriteSurf, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I was so pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourselves during your stay. It sounds like you truly have a lust for life and I am so pleased to hear that you were able to take advantage of some of the wonderful amenities that make La Fonda so special. We... More 

California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We have been staying at this hotel since it opened a few years back. Always had a very nice time and the entire staff is always very friendly and accommodating. We have never had a bad experience while staying here. They have added things like the nachos at lunch in addition to all the wonderful snacks and appetizers they have... More 

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

Dear unionguyCalifornia, Thank you for the lovely review! The staff and I were beyond pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I am so pleased that you have an opportunity to sample some of our indulgences as well. We hope to have you as our guests again in the very near future. Kind regards, Christopher King... More 

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