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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 1 week ago
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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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Calgary, Canada
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198 reviews 198 reviews
40 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an independent hotel about a block off Avila Beach that absolutely gets it right. The property is very nice, and the staff is gracious and accommodating, with complimentary snacks and a free wine tasting in the evening. There were several things that made it unusual, but not uncomfortable, including a murphy bed that almost bewildered me. They turned... More

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Escondido, California, Usa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a neat find! The hotel has a quaint eclectic feel to it. our room had the two person tub which was nice after a long day on your feet walking. The beach is literally 200 yards away. Make sure you get the room away from the street as it is literally right under the window. Extremely attentive staff and... More

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

The service was EXCELLENT! I can't say enough good things about the staff. Very welcoming and accommodating. The amenities are endless! We didn't need to eat out. Nachos at noon, an evening wine reception with finger foods! They even had DVD's that we could take back to our room. We stayed in the Great Room with the Murphy bed. It... More

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

AMAZING! I had a three night stay here. By accident, there had been some complication with room I was originally assigned to. The general manager, Chris, was able to move into another room. I was not happy with this at first, but by the end of the night I was enjoying every minute of my time spent. I had been... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

489 dollars to sleep on a very uncomfortable Murphy bed? The staff was very nice, lots of snacks and cute decor. We stayed just last night and I'm sorry, I can't let this go. Also, the air conditioner was a noisy portable one that was placed inches from the head of the bed. I realize it was a holiday weekend... More

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

Dear Jill F, I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your recent experience with us. I understand your frustration and assure you that we do not take complaints like this lightly. We understand that some of our guests may not feel comfortable on a Murphy Bed which is why we offer other room types that... More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I L-O-V-E this hotel for many reasons. I love the decor, the peacefulness, and the amenities amongst other things. The staff is outstanding! From the time we step into the beautiful lounge/registration area to looking out the balcony we feel at home! We began coming to Avila La Fonda about 4 years ago. Our first trip was for our 18th... More

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

Dear ddj35, I simply cannot thank you enough for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience with us. We were so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Avila Beach. We take deep pride in providing an outstanding experience for every guest and it warms my heart to know that you were no exception!... More

Orcutt, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Feels like home the moment you walk in and the staff does everything/anything to make your stay memorable. After simply "putting up" with below acceptable service at so many other properties, this is a classic example of how it should be done. Not beach front, but it does not matter as it is only a block away. Simply The Best... More

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

Dear Patrick M, What a wonderful review! Thank you so much for taking the time to let us, and potential guests of ours know about your recent trip to the Avila La Fonda Hotel. It makes our day to read a review like yours and I simply cannot put into words the level of pride that goes into each and... More

Visalia, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at this outstanding hotel twice now and we will definitely be going back. The rooms are very nice, the atmosphere of the hotel is excellent, but what really stands out is the staff. Everybody at the La Fonda went out of their way to make sure we had a fantastic trip. We travel quite a bit, and... More

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

Dear Anthony F, Thank you so much for sharing the Avila La Fonda with friends and family. We take deep pride in providing a special place for our guests and I am so pleased to hear that you have found a nice seaside retreat in Avila Beach and our Inn. We love hearing the good and not so good so... More

Templeton, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on our wedding night, and we couldn't have asked for more. In addition to the room being comfortable and well-appointed, there were some bonuses, such as complimentary snacks and water in our room and a card congratulating us on our marriage, that took it from "a nice place to stay" to making us really feel comfortable, at... More

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

Dear Cassandra E, I simply cannot thank you enough for taking the time to let us know about your experience at the Avila La Fonda Hotel. We work hard to ensure that each and every experience shared here is special and unique and it warms our hearts to know that your visit was just that. I was pleased to hear... More

George Town, Grand Cayman
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to California and Avila Beach was our one night stop between Monterey and Anaheim, being honest I wish we have could stay more days, this is such a great hotel, with friendly people and great offerings for the guest, each night from 5 to 6:30 they have complimentary wine and munchies( sandwich rolls, pasta salad,... More

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

Dear Monroe40, Thank you so much for your review! It sounds like you need to come back and pay us another visit soon. There is simply too much great stuff to enjoy to limit yourself to such a short amount of time. We are very lucky to be centrally located to many special California attractions. From the sea life to... More

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Additional Information about Avila La Fonda Hotel

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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