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Avila La Fonda Hotel

4.0 of 5 101 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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Los Angeles, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted to break up the drive from LA to SF, and have a romantic day away before heading to a family party. Avila La Fonda was the perfect place, especially as this was our first trip together, and we wanted something relaxing and romantic. It's a small boutique hotel (my favorite kind), impeccably designed and decorated. Smelled great. Very... More

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Hanford, California
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to get away twice a year to disconnect from the world and reconnect with each other. I surprised him by making reservations at this hotel. This is one of the best places we have stayed at the coast. We enjoyed it so much we are planning to go back once the Christmas decor is up. From the super... More

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Santa Maria, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My love and I are locals on the Central Coast of California. Whenever we need to "escape" and invest in some romantic time we go to the Avila La Fonda Hotel. We both travel a lot for work and this local hotel is still our favorite place to stay. It is so romantic. You don't even feel like you're staying... More

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

My husband and I are repeat visitors to Avila and our first stop is to La Fonda. This is the Only Hotel we will stay at. The staff has bent over backwards to make our stay enjoyable and memorable. The fresh croissants and coffee in the mornings and the pie at night has always brought us to meet new people... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have always enjoyed staying here and made the point to reserve the fountain facing room. This year for our 29th anniversary my husband specifically made reservations in person and requested the same room to make it special. He was told they would even have champagne waiting for us. We arrive and are sent to a different room overlooking the... More

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

Dear Melanie M, We have truly enjoyed having you as a customer over the past few years and I while I am deeply disappointed to lose your business, I feel I need to clarify a few things which were slightly misconstrued in your review. I was very upfront with your husband when he made his reservation that while we would... More

monterey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hands down best bed I've slept in in a hotel. Besides the bed, this hotel is a gem. Great location, great guest service, fresh baked croissants every morning and pie at night. Do yourself a favor and stay here!

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

Dear hotelguy85, Thank you so much for taking the time to let others know about your recent visit to the Avila La Fonda Hotel. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We take deep pride in the fact that we replace our mattresses every two-years in an effort to keep our guests as comfortable... More

Norther California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed recently at the La Fonda for a couple of nights. There is certainly charm in this place. The staff is very friendly and they certainly make the stay better. The rooms themselves could use some updating. Air conditioning unit is a patch to a problem of the building structure, it functions but is obtrusive in the room. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boutique hotel is nice, but they go above and beyond to make you feel welcome. It starts with a wine welcome (we arrived during happy hour), snacks in the kitchen, baking pies in the oven, friendly staff to check us in, cookies/tea/coffee any hour... this is before you get to your room. When you enter the room they offer... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is certainly a one off. Staff are very attentive helpful and friendly The extra services such as wine tasting, and snacks are very pleasurable. Before arriving at the hotel and reading the reviews on the size of the bed it was a potential worry but although it was smaller than all the other beds on our trip we... More

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Lakeside Park, Kentucky
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Quick overnight stay during a drive up the coast. Great hotel with a lot of charm and great service. One block from the beach with many dining options nearby. Would not hesitate to stay here again on our next trip.

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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*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Avila La Fonda Beach
Avila La Fonda Boutique Hotel

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