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Avila La Fonda Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   101 San Miguel Street, PO Box 217, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to be able to stay 1 night at the La Fonda during a family vacation from San Fran to LA. This was my families favorite hotel on our journey. We had a charming "suite"consisting of adjoining rooms. One with a king bed and the other with a full kitchen and murphy queen for the kids. Super friendly... More

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Culver City
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I visited Avila La Fonda this past weekend for her birthday celebration. Everyone was nice and welcoming. As stated in all the reviews, there was constantly food in the kitchen for everyone to share. We arrived just in time for the wine reception and had a glass of wine and some food. The food served here is all... More

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Fontana, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had visited Pismo on a previous occasion and, while venturing about, found the Avila la Fonda and decided to stay there during our next trip. Booking the trip using their website was very easy, and they offer a 20% discount to Costco members. When we arrived, we were given the typical orientation of the property. But... More

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Agoura Hills, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Avila La Fonda is a little boutique hotel tucked in the beach community of Avila Beach, California. I happened to stay here overnight during graduation weekend at the nearby Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, when hotels in this town and in the surrounding areas jack up their prices in response to the demand. I paid double the normal rate, which... More

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San Diego
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The superlatives have already been said so many times before about Avila La Fonda Hotel, should they be said again? Of course!!! This little hotel - the property, the people, the service, the special way they take care of you and trust you - is fantastic Everything is decorated in a clever Spanish motiff, with each room similar but uniquely... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Our spa room with rose pedals and cider was everything I asked for and more! It was nice relax and romantic stay middle of our drive from Frisco to L.A. Matt and Mike were truly nice and the amenities (peach pie, wine etc) was the cherry on top. I strongly recommend this hotel if you ever visit Avila Beach or... More

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Sacramento, California
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

This is our seventh time staying here and it just gets better each time. The staff are friendly and helpful. The manager helped us find the perfect room for us. We loved the location just a block from the ocean. They offer snacks through out the day with wine tasting at night. The pie in the evening is served warm... More

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Westlake Village, CA
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

April 25, 2014 was our first, and definitely not our last, stay at Avila La Fonda. Avila La Fonda is a small hotel, which has the feel of a bed and breakfast. It is located only one block from Front Street, which is the center of town. This is where you will find many restaurants, shopping, as well as beach... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We were here for a several nights in late 2013. Our hosts, Fred, Angela, Morgan, and Matt, are pleasant and engaging. We met Mike, one of the owners. He was gracious as well. This Hotel is in town. It was built about 7 years ago. It is personable like a bed and breakfast ( which is good) and they feed... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Wonderful experience! The staff was so friendly, warm and helpful. The manager must be a great guy to have assembled such a fine team. Parking under the hotel is a real plus in Avila Beach. The location is perfect. So many small touches -- welcome gift/departure gift -- wine-- appetizers-- too many to mention--make La Fonda a hotel we will... More

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

Dear LovesREstaurants, I cannot thank you enough for your review. We work extremely hard to ensure that each and every guest experience is a special one and I am so pleased to hear that you were no exception. I hope that you won't be a stranger and might come back to visit us again in the near future. Best regards,... More

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Address: 101 San Miguel Street, PO Box 217, Avila Beach, CA 93424
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Avila La Fonda Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
Avila La Fonda Beach
Avila La Fonda Boutique Hotel

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Avila Beach #2 Family Hotel in Avila Beach
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avila La Fonda isn't merely a hotel; it is an experience that transports you to a 19th-Century Mexican Village. The Inn is completely new and features an intimate design inspired by traditional Spanish and Mexican architecture. Colorfully adorned with eight Casita style facades, and inspired by eight actual homes in Mexico, the Inn takes on an old world style all its own. From the intricate stained glass windows, which were custom made to depict scenes from the local area, to the many delightful fountains; guests are surrounded by unparalleled luxury and beauty at every turn.Located one short block from the Pacific Ocean, our boutique hotel features twenty-eight elegantly appointed rooms and suites, each featuring a Jacuzzi tub for two, multiple-head shower, fireplace, and a 48-Inch HDTV. Rich furnishings partnered with warm colors, and stunning artwork help to create refined luxury in an inviting atmosphere.Prepare to enjoy countless pleasures and culinary delights from the moment you step through the doors. Our evening wine reception is the perfect time for our guests to change gears and prepare for a restful and indulgent stay—featuring hot and cold appetizers, hors d'oeuvres, two local wines and scrumptious desserts, our wine reception is held every evening from 5-6:30PM. Enjoy fresh baked pie from locally renowned Avila Valley Barn every evening from 8-10PM. Add a scoop of ice cream, a glass of milk, and a cup of our award winning Intelligentsia© Coffee to create the perfect evening indulgence!Each morning guests are encouraged to rise early to enjoy fresh baked chocolate chip croissants, award winning Intelligentsia© Coffee and fresh organic orange juice!Don't checkout just yet! Our nacho bar is held daily from 12-2PM featuring Coronitas and fresh-fruit margaritas!For those late night cravings be sure to visit our 24-Hour Chocolate Pantry. Candy bars, soups, snacks, sodas, water, energy drinks, sundries and toiletries all sold AT OR BELOW COST! ... more   less 
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