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Avila La Fonda Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Arroyo Grande, California, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are going to make this an annual Birthday stay. From the minute we checked in the people were friendly and helpful. The daily events in the hotel were great, from homemade croissants and coffee in the morning to fresh baked pies in the evenings.The beds were so comfortable and our favorite was sitting on our own personal veranda sipping...

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Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I gave 5 out of 5. These folks take very good care of their guests. Tons of little extras are included at no additional charge--too many to mention. Just a block off the beach, so great location. I'd say it's definitely more adult oriented.

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sunny socal
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Guest service cannot be beat. They will pamper you to all ends. Pair that with snacks, drinks and desserts and you will feel like royalty. We had a room with a full kitchen that would be perfect for an extended stay. The décor is Spanish but not in a tacky way. Lots of Talveria pottery and tile make you feel...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Owner's Suite, and had a wonderful experience. Everything was clean and in great shape. The bathroom with the Jacuzzi tub and sauna was awesome. There was even champagne in the fridge! The pies at 8 pm were outrageously good and the croissants in the morning were yummy, too. The manager made us feel very welcomed and...

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

Dear Desiree P, Wow! What a kind review. Thank you so much for taking the time to offer this feedback. The Owner's Suite is a great room if you want a little extra space, so I am glad that you found the room to your liking. We always have fun experimenting with new recipes and wines, so it's great to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love love loved it. Staff great, served pie in the evening. Also a nice cocktail hour. The decor very south west. Walking distance to beach, pier and good restaurants and shops. Will stay there again.

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

Dear Hildyv467, Thank you so much for taking the time to share this review. It always makes my day to hear from guests who enjoyed their time at the hotel. I am glad you liked all the food and drinks we offer throughout the day. We are always trying out new recipes and wine pairings so feedback is greatly appreciated....

Porterville, California, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend this hotel for special getaways with that someone special. We only stayed one night, but the staff made us feel so comfortable and welcomed. Great attention to detail and hospitality. We are definitely going to return!

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

Dea Frances M, Thank you for this review! It is the greatest compliment to hear that you will recommend us to your friends and family, and we rely on such recommendations to spread the word. Our top priority is the comfort of guests, so I am glad that you felt pampered and at home here. I agree that we are...

Oakdale, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've visited the LaFonda Avila a number of times in the past 5 years since we've lived in CA. Bravo!!! Always the very best service! LaFonda is clean and comfortable! The chocolate croissants are my absolute favorites. It's just a short one block stroll to the beach with wonderful wine tasting on the way. Avila is full of nice shops...

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

Dear barbaravargo, Thank you for taking the time to share this nice review. I am thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed your visits to Avila La Fonda, and thank you for your loyalty. It is always a great compliment when guests enjoy their time here so much that they keep returning! We pride ourselves on offering a one of...

Ventura, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best trip ever!!! Avila La Fonda is a hotel with a warm, inviting, romantic, charming bed and breakfast feel. I have never been to a place with so much hospitality!!! You awake every morning to the wonderfully delicious aroma of fresh baked croissants (butter and chocolate), fresh squeezed orange juice, coffee and tea which are FREE to all guests. Then...

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

Dear likeluvy, What a kind review! Thank you so much for taking the time to offer this feedback. It is always a treat to hear that guests had a pleasant stay at the hotel, and I took it upon myself to share your nice review with the staff. We pride ourselves on offering all the little extras to ensure that...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful experience, nice room and amenities. Minutes to the beach and restaurants. Hotel staff was excellent. Rooms and Hotel was very nice with a mediterranean architecture and style. Room was a little small but had all the amenities including a two person jetted jacuzzi tub. Once you parked at the hotel you could walk everywhere. There is a very nice...

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

Dear Don M, Thank you so much for reviewing the hotel! I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel to your liking. Avila La Fonda is a truly special place, from the eclectic decor to the fabulous location to our wonderful staff, it is such a nice place to visit. As you mentioned, there...

Papillion, Nebraska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for a place close to home to celebrate 19 years of marriage. The Avila La Fonda hotel was perfect! We felt pampered with evening pie and ice cream, a great variety of in-room snacks (at no extra cost) and a wonderful breakfast. Add in that the room had a true two-person Jacuzzi tub and a shower with...

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

Dear Mike S, Thank you for taking the time to share this kind review! It always makes my day to hear from guests who have enjoyed their time with us. It is our top priority that guests feel pampered and comfortable throughout their stay here, so your comments are greatly appreciated. We strive the make the experience as relaxing and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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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: $374 - $716 (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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“We love the Spa Rooms!”
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“front of hotel offers best views”
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“We loved our room facing the ocean direction but the amenities in all the rooms are wonderful and the service is superb!”
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“stay upstairs if you don't have a dog. If you do, the dog fee is very reasonable.”
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“I prefer the great room deluxe and owners suite.”
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