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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed her with our 3 boys ( teenagers to 7yr old). We thoroughly enjoyed staying in a hotel which was a little bit different. The highlight for the boys was having a jacuzzi whilst having a drink in the bedroom. We had adjoining rooms and it worked out great. There is a lovely atmosphere at this hotel .We left... More

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Avila La Fonda Hotel last summer. It is beautiful. We had a jacuzzi and fireplace in our room. They also provided a basket of complimentary snacks. The staff bakes pies and cookies for guests every night. Easy walk to the beach. We would go back.

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Lodi, California
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22 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for "beachy" hotel for a couple of relaxed getaway days without the ticky-tackiness of parts of Pismo or the somewhat boring aspects of Morro Bay this could be the perfect place for you! We fell in love with it four years ago or so and in most ways it is still as attractive as it was... More

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Oslo, Norway
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were unlucky, we got one of the "bad" rooms, (without balcony, only a french one/window facing the street) even though the webreservation made no difference between the rooms. It seems like the emphasis is on winetasting, free cake in the lobby, etc. We expected more. A bit disappointing, will not be going back.

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Avila La Fonda Hotel staff is the friendliest staff ever. They make sure every need is met. The rooms are all beautiful and very equipped. They even come with a wonderful snack basket. The nightly wine tasting/ appetizers are fantastic and the evening fresh baked pie is to die for. We will be back regularly.

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Lompoc, California, United States
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were looking for a quick get away to celebrate our birthdays and were lucky to score two nights at this very special hotel. The hotel was everything stated on the web site, the location was perfect. One block back from the beach and noise, walk to everything and a very accommodating staff. We plan on returning... More

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

Dear KurtL, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience at the Avila La Fonda Hotel. I was so pleased that most aspects of your stay were spot on with our reputation. As for the issue you experienced with our housekeeping staff as I mentioned in my email you really gave us... More

Westerville, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never before been to this part of California and took a chance on La Fonda in Avila Beach. It was a great choice - the hotel is one of the best we've stayed in, even though it isn't on the beach and rooms have portable AC units (they aren't loud at all, and make the room quite comfortable... More

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

Dear Steve C, Thank you so much for taking the time to let others know about your recent experience with us. I am so happy you took a chance and checked out our beautiful area. Great food, great wine and pristine coastline makes for a perfect marriage of convenience and elegance. I am so happy you were able to take... More

Greensboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Christopher K, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David G, Thank you so much for taking time to review our hotel! I was ecstatic to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. It sounds like you had an opportunity to enjoy some of the things that make the Avila La Fonda Hotel so special. We pride ourselves on being more of an experience than a... More

Culver City
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Christopher K, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shengte Y, Thank you for taking the time to let others know about your recent experience with us. It was disappointing to me that you didn't find value in your visit to the Avila La Fonda Hotel. While much of our food is from Costco, Nuts, fruit, veggies, etc... a lot of the foods that we serve are local... More

Fontana, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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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Christopher K, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brian61871, Thank you so very much for taking the time to let us, and others, know about your recent experience at the Avila La Fonda Hotel. We take deep pride in providing an outstanding experience for each and every guest that we encounter. It sounds like each and every aspect of your stay was pleasant and enjoyable and that... 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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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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