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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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Salinas, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 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 3 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Augusta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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

Dear emanuel335, From all of us here at the Avila La Fonda Hotel we would like to extend our appreciation to you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience with us. I was so pleased to hear you say that you enjoyed all the goodies, and of course our exceptional staff. We look forward to... More 

Meadow Vista, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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

Dear Sabrina H, I cannot thank you enough for taking the time to let us, and others, know about your recent visit to the Avila La Fonda Hotel. I was so pleased to hear that you enjoyed not only the proximity to the ocean, but the fresh baked chocolate chip cookies, croissants, nacho bar, and of course our world class... More 

Alamo, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

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 April 6, 2015

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 

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