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Avila La Fonda Hotel

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I only saw a few pictures of the hotel online before arriving so I was surprised at how small the hotel felt upon walking into the main lobby, but any worries about quality were quickly washed away by the super friendly staff and wonderful accommodations. The rooms were excellent, with an incredibly spacious and comfortable bed and jacuzzi. Rather than...

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Palm Springs, California
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Room was always clean. Bed was comfortable and the amenities were excellent. They provided a very good experience. Coffee and Continental breakfast in the morning, then came a greeting every evening with snacks and some wine, and fresh baked pies at night. Meet and greet with other guests. Friendly and inviting.

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Hanford, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have been told by many that Avila La Fonda is a superb hotel with first class service. I will admit that I was reluctant to veer from our go-to hotel in Pismo and take a leap of faith on La Fonda. We are so glad we did! This hotel is really more like staying at a B&B with a...

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Edmonds, Washington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very relaxing, always our first choice, if they have a room u should probably book here. Professional friendly staff, smiling happy guests visiting, relaxing on vacation. Nice little beach town great food everywhere, free trolley to premium outlets, shops, Town, restaurant's. This is a very nice place, rare 5 star hospitality, genuinely vested in the comfort and overall satisfaction of...

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Chandler, Arizona
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm not going to be able to write was hasn't been said already--fantastic hotel, fantastic location and top notch hospitality. Would recommend a room with balcony to enjoy the evenings and breakfast. We had a hard time leaving. Thanks for the lovely stay and great pie and cookies

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Avila La Fonda is a very nice, quiet and special boutique type hotel only a short walk to beautiful Avila Beach! The rooms are cozy and the staff is excellent! There are fresh baked croissants in the morning, nacho bar/beer at noon. At 5:00, the wine and appetizers are served and to top off the evening at 8:00, fresh...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

At the recommendation of a friend (and TripAdvisor) we stayed here one night on the spur of the moment. We had a mini suite with full size appliances, a fireplace and a jacuzzi tub large enough for 2, a nice little balcony! We didn't need to go out and eat with all the perks (welcome basket) wine & cheese hour,...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was looking for a quick getaway for my Birthday and our Anniversary on TripAdvisor when I came across the La Fonda Hotel in Avila Beach. After reading through the reviews and great memories of Avila Beach from way back, I decided to reserve two nights in the Owner’s Suite. We were not disappointed. From arrival to departure we were...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent customer service, great little beach town, love the Spanish Casita room's, super comfortable beds, I drive straight from Seattle to Avila La Fonda Hotel, 1050 miles nonstop cause I know how geat this place is, love to relax and vacation here

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I agree that Avila Beach is a great place to visit and unwind for a couple of days. It really is a hidden gem of the Central Coast. This hotel, from the design to the wine hours, is a one of a kind experience, and I am glad that...

Los Osos, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small hotel is more like a big Bed & Breakfast. The service from arrival to departure is friendly, personal and makes you feel right at home. Our visit was a birthday away from home. We live in Los Osos so it is only about 30 minutes drive but feels like being in a distant place. The small Spa room...

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Dear Gene H, Thank you so much for this nice review. Nothing makes me happier than to hear that a guest had a memorable and relaxing stay at the hotel. We strive to make every guest feel welcome and pampered, so to hear that you felt at home throughout your stay is a huge compliment. Avila Beach is a great...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Price Range: $324 - $662 (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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“I am not sure but found that our room was quiet and inviting at all times.”
 of 5 bubbles giguy23, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any room is fantastic”
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 of 5 bubbles MandLCarey, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the street may be noisier than rooms on the beach view side.”
 of 5 bubbles GeneH563, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The beach is a very short walk away and it's much quieter than staying on the main road in town.”
 of 5 bubbles aricciuti1, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“stayed 3 times in 3 different rooms, all very nice”
 of 5 bubbles 341trishe, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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