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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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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was here in August for 4 night. My husband was working during the day.. He was there for a conference. I'd say the hotel is nice and cozy .. The decor is not for me. I prefer modern contemporary set up. But no complaints coz we picked this ourself. It was different. A good experience. Rooms are very spacious... More 

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Lathrop, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a wonderful hotel in Avila Beach! My family had been on vacation in Pismo Beach for the week and stopped by Avila Beach on our way home. We fell in love with the little beach town and my 3 year old son was dying to stay and go to the beach, so we tried to find a place to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for the night on a trip to SFO, quaint and quirky hotel, very comfortable rooms and constant food/drinks etc available from the downstairs kitchen. Avila itself is a very small beach town and everything closes very early, it was perfect for a drop in on the way to SFO but not sure that I would stay any longer... More 

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Arroyo Grande, CA
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented the Owners Suite to celebrate our 30th anniversary. We had friends meet us there for a day on the beach, then we all came to our suite for appetizers and cocktails. The hotel sits one block off the beach, so no beach views. But it is the nicest hotel in Avila. We did have quite a few people... More 

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

What a nice review. We are so happy you enjoyed our beautiful owners suite and you had a nice visit with your friends and family here in Avila Beach. We hope you come back and visit us again soon! Sincerely, Angela Moles General Manager More 

los angeles
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A year and a half ago I reviewed this hotel with 5 stars. We returned for a last minute visit, however this time around, the experience was altogether different. I was told the only room available was a "Family Suite", and I realize a Saturday night toward the end of August is prime season, so I paid the high price... More 

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

Thank you very much for writing about us. We appreciate the time and suggestions you made. They were great and we are making some changes because of them. We sincerely appreciate you visiting us and hope you come back again. Sincerely, Angela Moles General Manager More 

Springfield, Missouri
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34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Morning croissants, evening wine tasting, 24 hour coffee, plus. ... Very close to beach, restaurant, bars and shopping. Good bicycling paths--accessible electric bike rentals. NOT family friendly, which I find as a plus.

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

Thank you Gary, for the your kind review. We are truly thankful you took the time to tell others about us. Please come back and visit us again soon! Sincerely, Angela Moles General Manager More 

London, UK
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43 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really wanted to love this hotel. It is a very pretty establishment from the outside with balconies around one side but so much of it lets it down. The staff are great, and although there isn't a restaurant, complementary croissants, pain au chocolate and jam and coffee were laid out every morning and every evening there was a wine... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our beautiful property. We sincerely appreciate the time you took to write about us. We hope you come again soon! Sincerely, Angela Moles General Manager More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night on our west coast road trip. We knew the area wasn't cheap and we would have to pay more than we had other places however it was worth every penny. Beautiful location, free pie and ice cream at 8pm. Sadly we missed the 6pm wine tasting. Room was phenomenal! Huge bed, Jacuzzi and free snacks and drinks.... More 

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

Thank you so very much for all of the nice things you said about the hotel. It is our goal to have every guest leaving us as happy as you! We are excited you got to see the town of Avila, even if it was only one night. We are happy you mentioned you will come back and visit us... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their website will not allow booking a room with 2 children. Instead, it stipulates "two rooms required." I called and spoke with the front desk, who readily informed me they could accommodate 2 adults/2 children in the same room with no problem. The next day, I spoke with a manager to confirm the reservation I made. She flat out refused... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. I know you really felt your kids could all fit in the smaller room you were trying to book online and again over the phone, but our family suites are the perfect fit for a family as large as yours, and our romantic smaller rooms are made to accommodate... More 

Fresno, California, United States
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Few hotels are this nice, yet also inviting, laid back and relaxing. My husband and I just returned from a Fri-Sun anniversary getaway and I couldn't have chosen a better place for us to stay. From the moment we arrived, we didn't need to use our car again until we left. The beach is one block away, as are Avila... More 

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

We are so excited you spent your romantic getaway with us. Thank you so much for telling others about your visit here. It was very kind of you. We hope you come back and visit us again soon! Sincerely, Angela Moles General Manager More 

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