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Avila La Fonda Hotel

101 San Miguel Street, PO Box 217, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Perfect spot for a little romantic beach getaway. You won't be disappointed. All the little personal touches (Wine and cheese before dinner, fresh baked cookies before bed, etc.) make you feel so welcome. Free parking is a bonus, and it's an easy stroll to the beach and local restaurants. We'll be back for sure!

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Los Angeles, CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a romantic getaway, and it definitely was romantic, but it was the food that really held our attention. Warm, fresh chocolate croissants with organic OJ and coffee in the morning... all you can eat nacho bar (with Coronas) at lunch time, a super satisfying and filling happy hour, and then freshly baked pie and ice-cream at 8pm.... More 

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

Dear EatWriteSurf, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I was so pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourselves during your stay. It sounds like you truly have a lust for life and I am so pleased to hear that you were able to take advantage of some of the wonderful amenities that make La Fonda so special. We... More 

California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been staying at this hotel since it opened a few years back. Always had a very nice time and the entire staff is always very friendly and accommodating. We have never had a bad experience while staying here. They have added things like the nachos at lunch in addition to all the wonderful snacks and appetizers they have... More 

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

Dear unionguyCalifornia, Thank you for the lovely review! The staff and I were beyond pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I am so pleased that you have an opportunity to sample some of our indulgences as well. We hope to have you as our guests again in the very near future. Kind regards, Christopher King... More 

Compton, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great weekend getaway. Just like everyone states: Awesome wine hour, awesome nachos at noon, pie's at night, multi-head shower. I would definitely recommend this Hotel. The reason I gave the review 4 instead of 5 stars is due to the young gentleman with dark hair who checked us in on January 11th, 2015. Before giving us the keys... More 

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

Dear MrSamsoniteMan, Let me first thank you for the many praises on our property, service and amenities. We were pleased to hear that most aspects of your stay were top notch. I was extremely disappointed to hear that the extras you ordered were not placed into your room. I was also less than thrilled at the way our staff handled... More 

San Clemente, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travel quite a bit, and we are always impressed with Avila La Fonda! The staff is very accommodating, and the rooms are always clean and comfortable. They're currently updating the rooms (a few at a time) and getting new beds. The added perk of wine tasting in the lobby, along with the freshly made croissants, evening appetizers and pies... More 

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

Dear Kelly L, I was so pleased to read your review! I am also happy to hear that after a few stays you are still impressed with our staff and commitment to service. It is something that we take very seriously. We certainly hope to keep you as a loyal customer for many years to come, which is why we... More 

Bakersfield, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed a couple of nights at this Mexican themed, small hotel. Located in the middle of Avila Beach, we had a very nice stay. The staff offer daily wine and cheese treats, as many do, but also had breakfast croissants, evening Apple pie, and an afternoon nacho selection. The room is nicely decorated, and very... More 

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

Dear jh191623, Thank you so much for you wonderful review. I am so pleased that you were able to enjoy our wine reception, homemade croissants and fresh baked pie. I was also pleased that you enjoyed the decor and comfort of your guestroom, also. It sounds like you truly made the most of your visit to Avila Beach and I... More 

Bakersfield, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love how they take care of you! Always something to eat in the Hospitality room, and it's tasty! Wine available in the evening and well as dessert (at no cost) The place is a little pricey but well worth it! Short walk to the beach which is south facing, protected and a real delight. Even a beach where dogs... More 

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

Dear Piemur617, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience at the Avila La Fonda Hotel. We were all extremely pleased to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit! I certainly hope to see you again in the very near future and offering you the same exceptional service. Kind regards, Christopher King | General... More 

Newport Beach, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My son and I stayed for a night on a college visit trip to Cal Poly SLO. It was cozy, quaint with so many nice touches. Wine and apps in the evening, coffee and hot croissants in the morning, and the friendliest staff. Our room was very nice and comfy. (Ask for a smaller pillow for sleeping). The town is... More 

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

Dear Tara B, I cannot thank you enough for the wonderful review. I was so pleased to hear that your experience was a positive one. We truly pride ourselves on providing an outstanding experience for each and every guest we encounter, and were so pleased to hear that this was the case during your recent visit to the Avila La... More 

Summerland, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The hotel manager asked us as we attempted to check in if "we had stayed there before?" and "how was it ?" but then was upset when I was honest ? I'm sorry you asked? otherwise I was not going to mention it . I wish you gave us a disclaimer that if we said anything other than "good" we... More 

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

Dear Bbymick73, Thank you for providing me an opportunity to respond to your recent experience. The Inns staff and I pride ourselves on providing an outstanding experience for each and every customer we encounter. Part of that includes listening to our guests frustrations and addressing any issues that they might have. I assure you if this had been a conversation... More 

Overland Park, Kansas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

However, we met up with some friends who just love this area! What a great hotel! From the breakfast in the croissants and coffee in the morning, the afternoon wine and cheese reception to the pie at the end of the day. Everyone at the hotel was very warm and welcoming. We loved this hotel and the area and will... More 

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

Dear nancyk276, Thank you so much for taking the time to let others know about your recent visit to the Avila La Fonda Hotel. I am so happy that you were able to explore this special area we call home. I was also happy to hear that you enjoyed not only beautiful weather, but our wonderful baked goods as well.... More 

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