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Avila La Fonda Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived after a long drive from Vegas and for me a long weeks work in San Fran as well the week before. This was the last stop of work/holiday and now we wish we skipped Vegas and came straight here. It is an oasis - a hideaway where you feel both at home yet like a superstar. From the... More 

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

Dear mazzarama, Thank you so much for this review. It is always makes me smile to hear from guests who genuinely had a great stay, and your compliments have made my day! Avila Beach is the perfect place to stop while traveling along the Central Coast, and the relaxing atmosphere provides a welcome break from work and stress. I am... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This boutique hotel is by far my favorite place to stay along the Central Coast. The service was great, it was a two minute walk to the beach, and so many wonderful restaurants to choose from surrounding the hotel. I could not believe all the treats they had out for the visitors; from the homemade cookies to the warm pies... More 

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

Dear ktmcpike, What a kind review! Thank you so much for taking the time to share this feedback. We pride ourselves on offering everything guests could need for a great stay, whether it is treats throughout the day, beach gear, or restaurant recommendations. The evening wine hour is very popular among guests! It is a great way to unwind in... More 

Morro Bay, California
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34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Avila La Fonda hotel for our recent anniversary. The management and staff of the hotel has obviously thought through, and more importantly implemented, every detail that is important to guests. They even go beyond that with the overall customer service approach and very special services to make their guests feel comfortable and at home. Actually, it's way... More 

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

Dear Doreen G, Thank you for taking the time to share this nice review! We work hard to make guests feel at home, so hearing that we surpassed your expectations is a huge compliment. We pride ourselves on making sure that guests have everything they need for a truly memorable stay, whether that is the treats through out the day... More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I second people's reviews here...the only thing I would add is that the sheets and towels are scented, so if you are allergic to scents, like I am, it might be best to bring your own sheets and towels. Otherwise what a wonderful, relaxing experience!

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

Dear amylremax, Thank you for reviewing us! It is nice to hear that you had a pleasant and relaxing stay at the hotel. Avila Beach is a wonderful place to take a break from the stresses of everyday life. The staff is here to ensure that all of our guests have a perfect stay, so if you ever have concerns... More 

Sierra Madre, California
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138 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location close to downtown Avila. Walk to beach, restaurants and shops. Lots of amenities. Free snacks in the room. Noon time reception and another at 5pm with wine and appetizers. Ice cream and pie at 8 pm. Free welcome gift and departing gift. Super friendly staff. Nicely appointed and decorated rooms in Spanish style with painted tiles. My only... More 

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

Dear MySeaBiscuit13, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am glad you had a pleasant stay and enjoyed everything the hotel has to offer, from the wine hour to the evening desserts to the parting gifts. Avila Beach is such a cute and welcoming town, and we seek to bring that same atmosphere to Avila La... More 

Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent little place to stay while enjoying a couples getaway. Everything about this place is outstanding! From the minute you check in to the minute you check out Avila La Fonda staff make you feel so welcomed. The fresh baked croissants in the morning wake you up and get you ready for the day. We missed the Nachos and Beer... More 

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Thank D_evans78
Avila_La_Fonda_Hotel, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear D_evans78, Thank you so much for this kind review. Avila La Fonda is the perfect place for a romantic getaway, and I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay here. I agree that our amazing staff is what makes this hotel truly special, and so I shared your review with the entire staff. We love experimenting with... More 

Glendale, Arizona, United States
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to make a reservation at a nice hotel for my husband's birthday at a place that would be relaxing - this hotel was listed in Jettsetter and I fell in love with the large tubs and kitchens offered with the rooms. The Amenities are wonderful - we received free wine glasses, a basket full of goodies in the... More 

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

Dear Naomi A, What a nice review! Thank you so much for taking the time to share this. I always love hearing from guests who have enjoyed a special occasion with us. Avila Beach is a wonderful choice for a birthday weekend away, and it is an honor that you chose to spend it at our hotel. I am glad... More 

Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this little hotel! Well worth the stop in Avila. They have breakfast, lunch,happy hour and hot pie and milk at bedtime. Staff is very friendly, rooms are well appointed and hotel located an easy walk to the beach. The hotel also provides towels and beach chairs for your convenience. I would definitely recommend and stay there again.

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

Dear luanne e, Thank you for reviewing us and sharing this feedback about your stay! We do our best to provided everything guests could need for a relaxing and special vacation, whether it is the wine hour, desserts, welcome gifts, or beach equipment. I am glad that you were able to enjoy everything Avila La Fonda has to offer, and... More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Avila La Fonda Hotel made our visit a one of a kind experience and we can not wait to go back. The hotels hospitality and service made us feel comfortable and well taken care of. We loved the fact that our room had a kitchenette so we could make a light dinner before enjoying the complimentary pie and ice... More 

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

Dear Matz E, Thank you very much for taking the time to share this nice review. We work hard to ensure that every guest has a truly memorable stay, and so hearing from guests who thoroughly enjoyed their time here is always a treat. I agree that the location of the hotel makes it perfect for a relaxing beach getaway-... More 

Long Beach, California
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Avila La Fonda Hotel was beautiful and in a lovely location. The staff was friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and decorated nicely. The beds were comfortable.The bedsheets were nice and cozy. There was a fireplace in the room and a jacuzzi tub.The pies for evening dessert were delicious. The beach area right near the hotel was so nice.... More 

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

Dear Chris C, Thank you so much this review. Avila Beach is a beautiful little town with some of the greatest beaches in the area, and I am glad you were able to explore it while staying at the hotel. I passed along your compliments about the room to the housekeeping staff, and they were thrilled to hear that you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Avila La Fonda Hotel

Address: 101 San Miguel Street, PO Box 217, Avila Beach, CA 93424
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Price Range: $230 - $534 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
#4 Family Hotel in Avila Beach
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