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Avila La Fonda Hotel

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Larkspur, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful hotel. I highly recommend staying at Avila La Fonda. The rooms are pretty, nicely decorated, and the hotel is so convenient to town and the beach. The staff was warm and welcoming and the amenities are amazing. You practically never need to eat out! They are very generous and helpful and we loved it and will be...

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

Dear aricciuti1, Thank you for reviewing us! It is always nice to hear from guests who had a pleasant and memorable stay with us. I am glad that you found the rooms to your liking. The hotel's decor is eclectic and unique, and I like to think that it contributes to the friendly, relaxing atmosphere. It is our top priority...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't get me wrong, it's not a bad hotel--but at a "discounted rate" (jet setter deal) of nearly $300 a night I would have expected it to have some very basic things which it unfortunately lacked. I'll start with the positives: it's a quaint little boutique hotel with pretty Spanish style architecture and decor (though some elements of the decor...

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

Dear Nika S, Thank you for taking the time to offer this feedback. I am sorry that some aspects of your stay fell short of expectations, it is always disappointing to hear that a guest had anything less than a perfect stay. We set out to offer a one of a kind, quaint experience, and the Central Coast is only...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter wanted to spoil me, and so she chose this hotel and she couldn't have made a better choice. From the moment we walked in we were welcomed by Mary Beth, and she told us that there were Nachos and Coronas to enjoy, and she would call us since we got there before check-in time, to let us know...

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

Dear kaykaysmom, What a kind review! It has made my day to hear that you enjoyed your mother-daughter weekend away at the hotel. We pride ourselves on providing all the little extras to ensure that guests have a truly memorable stay. From the treats to the wine hour to the welcome basket, we are always looking for ways to make...

Aromas, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So close and yet so far away from all the commotion of everyday life! Perfect location in Avila Beach versus chaos and traffic of Pismo Beach. Great time of year to visit Avila and the perfect hotel. Amazing staff willing to share restaurant and hiking trail information. Amenities exceed expectation! Clean spa room with jacuzzi tub, warm croissants and hot...

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

Dear simplelife5, Thank you for taking the time to share this kind review! I agree that Avila Beach feels a world away from the stresses of everyday life, making it the perfect spot for a staycation. With biking, hiking, wine tasting, shopping, and more nearby, we are always happy to offer our recommendations for the best activities in the area....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were totally overwhelmed with the warm and generous reception we received on our recent stay at Avila La Fonda. A welcome basket, free wine and hors d'oeuvres tasting, evening pie and ice cream, complimentary coffee, juice and croissant breakfast, the list goes on and on. And the hotel itself is an artful rendering of an upscale...

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

Dear Caliborne T, Thank you for this kind review! It always makes my day to hear that we surpassed a guest's expectations and contributed to your memorable stay. We are proud to offer all the little extras to ensure our guests have a perfect stay, whether that is the wine hour, evening treats, or welcome gifts. I passed along your...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just spent 3 nights at La Fonda Hotel, our third time there and definitely not our last, very nice from check in to check out, extremely friendly staff, wonderful amenities all day. The rooms are very nice and clean. A goody gift basket with , waiting for you in the room is a plus. Just a...

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

Dear Trish E, Thank you for reviewing us! We greatly value our returning guests and appreciate your loyalty over the years. We pride ourselves on providing top-notch service and a one of a kind experience, so I am thrilled to hear that we have lived up to your expectations. I agree that Avila Beach is the perfect spot to get...

San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a one night get-away and we are so excited to find a new favorite hotel! We were greeted with a warm and friendly welcome. Our room was beautiful and had a great balcony we used for our breakfast to enjoy a spectacular Avila Beach morning. We took advantage of the (complimentary) cocktail hour with delicious snacks and Pinot...

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

Dear speirscpa, Thank you so much for taking the time to share this nice review. I am glad that you found the room to your liking and appreciated the unique style of the hotel. Everyone who worked on the construction of the hotel, from the craftsmen to the decorators, did such a wonderful job creating the Avila La Fonda experience....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experience at this hotel. What a gem. Location is one block off the beach. Hotel is quaint, charming, and they pay particular attention to detail. The amenities were over the top, like nothing I've ever experienced in any other hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was spacious, clean, and very comfortable.

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

Dear workhardplayharder91, Thank you for reviewing us! It is great to hear that your were satisfied with the hotel and enjoyed your time in Avila Beach. We pride ourselves on tending to every detail and providing all the little extras necessary for a perfect vacation. Whether it is the wine hour or a parting gift, we are always looking to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know how Grandmas house always has snacks ready and grandma is serving food every couple hours? How she is always asking do you need anything and wants to make sure you know you are special to her? That is exactly how Avila la Fonda treats their guests. The level of hospitality and generosity is beyond anything I've ever experienced...

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

Dear Vanessa F, Wow! What a kind review! It has made my day to hear that you had a pleasant and special stay with us. It is our goal to make sure guests feel pampered and relaxed throughout their time here, so I passed along your nice compliments to the staff. I am glad you appreciated the eclectic style of...

Leucadia, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Champagne to greet you , chocotates and trats in a full gift basket Jacuzzi and fireplace in your room , apps and wine by the community fireplace Finish off the evening with hot tea and berry pies a la mode and the sheets how do they make them so soft , fountainn outside makes a great white noise to sleep...

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

Dear bajaclaire, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We pride ourselves on offering all the little extras to make our guests' stays truly memorable, so I am glad you enjoyed everything that Avila La Fonda has to offer. The treats and wine hour have become one of the hotel's most popular features! We always have fun experimenting...

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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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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $325 - $665 (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
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Avila Beach
#4 Family Hotel in Avila Beach
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 of 5 bubbles giguy23, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“The beach is a very short walk away and it's much quieter than staying on the main road in town.”
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