The wifey and I wanted to relax so we decided to take weekend trip up the central coast. We had driven up the central coast from Southern California before via the 101 Freeway for family camping trips to Lake San Antonio. We have always enjoyed the scenery and had noticed the Avila Beach area before. To our amazement you arrive to Avila Beach like entering a secluded community. La Fonda Hotel had great reviews. We decided on a Spa Room. Upon arrival the wifey was taken aback by the rustic theme, waterfall in the lobby, and detail surrounding the hotel. Upon check in we were notified of all the perks that come with staying at La Fonda. Wine from 5-6:30 pm,, freshly made pies at around 8pm, fresh chocolate chip cookies at 9 or 10pm, nachos/corona beer/ and mexican bottle Coke Cola happy hour at 2pm. Oh, I forgot about chocolate chip croissants in the mornning along with enough coffee to wake you up. We enjoyed each perk. After checking in we unpacked our bags in our more than generous sized room. There was the jacuzzi, tv, mini fridge, balcony, and of course the magic area. After walking the beach, wifey and I picked up some goodies from local convenience store and relaxed in the jacuzzi while admiring the rustic accomodations. Overall everything was pleasant. I do have to warn that the walls are thin and the hallway conversations can be heard if loud enough but considering the patrons it was not bad at all. We chose to ignore it. When it was our time to leave we really wanted more of La Fonda time. We will definitely come back for more.
- 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
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Expedia, Cheap Tickets, Priceline, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, Cancelon and getaroom.com so you can book your Avila La Fonda Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Avila La Fonda Beach
- Avila La Fonda Boutique Hotel