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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Bakersfield, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

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 November 5, 2014

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
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

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 October 31, 2014

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 October 31, 2014

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 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

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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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

He hotel reception is open to the street and initially seems like a bar or restaurant with loud music playing. We were warmly welcomed and the receptionist gave a full explanation of our entitlements (wine tasting, breakfast etc.). Unfortunately we were disappointed to find that our room only had a wall mounted folding “Murphy” bed and not the queen bed... More 

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

Dear William G, I was so disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your recent visit to our Inn. While we do attempt to give our lobby a very relaxing and inviting atmosphere I apologize that you felt that the music was too loud. We try to create a nice ambiance with Spanish guitar at what we feel is... More 

Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This hotel in the quiet upscale beach town of Avila Beach has a lot to offer. It is clean and comfortable, has great garage parking, and puts out 3 snacks per day for the guests. While not on the beach, it is one block away. On a busy beach day this might actually be a plus as the walk is... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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31 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

We had some issues up front with our room, but the staff made it right. We loved Avila Beach! Such an excellent little town! The food offered is wonderful. The staff is very friendly and the hotel is within walking distance to everything.

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

Dear GburgfoodieQ, I want to personally thank you for taking the time to inform us about your recent experience. We are so pleased to hear that the negative aspects of your stay were turned around so quickly. Understandably there will be issues from time to time I am just so happy to hear that these issues did not impact your... More 

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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
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Avila Beach
#2 Family Hotel in Avila Beach

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