My wife and I had visited Pismo on a previous occasion and, while venturing about, found the Avila la Fonda and decided to stay there during our next trip.
Booking the trip using their website was very easy, and they offer a 20% discount to Costco members.
When we arrived, we were given the typical orientation of the property. But then the desk clerk also told us about the complimentary services and amenities offered by the hotel: the afternoon nacho bar, wine and hors d'ourves, and evening desert. The snacks were a welcome respite from a long day.
The hotel also offers both a welcome and a departure gift, and has a library of both books and dvds with which to spend one's evening.
The staff was exceptionally friendly and the noise level from neighboring rooms was practically non-existent (not sure if that was because the walls were that good or because we just had quiet neighbors).
We have already booked another stay for November. :0)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Avila La Fonda isn't merely a hotel; it is an experience that transports you to a 19th-Century Mexican Village. The Inn is completely new and features an intimate design inspired by traditional Spanish and Mexican architecture. Colorfully adorned with eight Casita style facades, and inspired by eight actual homes in Mexico, the Inn takes on an old world style all its own. From the intricate stained glass windows, which were custom made to depict scenes from the local area, to the many delightful fountains; guests are surrounded by unparalleled luxury and beauty at every turn. Located one short block from the Pacific Ocean, our boutique hotel features twenty-eight elegantly appointed rooms and suites, each featuring a Jacuzzi tub for two, multiple-head shower, fireplace, and a 48-Inch HDTV. Rich furnishings partnered with warm colors, and stunning artwork help to create refined luxury in an inviting atmosphere. Prepare to enjoy countless pleasures and culinary delights from the moment you step through the doors. Our evening wine reception is the perfect time for our guests to change gears and prepare for a restful and indulgent stay-featuring hot and cold appetizers, hors d'oeuvres, two local wines and scrumptious desserts, our wine reception is held every evening from 5-6:30PM. Enjoy fresh baked pie from locally renowned Avila Valley Barn every evening from 8-10PM. Add a scoop of ice cream, a glass of milk, and a cup of our award winning Intelligentsia(C) Coffee to create the perfect evening indulgence!Each morning guests are encouraged to rise early to enjoy fresh baked chocolate chip croissants, award winning Intelligentsia(C) Coffee and fresh organic orange juice!Don't checkout just yet! Our nacho bar is held daily from 12-2PM featuring Coronitas and fresh-fruit margaritas!For those late night cravings be sure to visit our 24-Hour Chocolate Pantry. Candy bars, soups, snacks, sodas, water, energy drinks, sundries and toiletries all sold AT OR BELOW COST! We are pet friendly and are a couples retreat hotel. If you are traveling with anyone under the age of 18, please contact us directly for alternative accommodations. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Avila La Fonda Beach
- Avila La Fonda Boutique Hotel