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Avila La Fonda Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

The boutique hotel is nice, but they go above and beyond to make you feel welcome. It starts with a wine welcome (we arrived during happy hour), snacks in the kitchen, baking pies in the oven, friendly staff to check us in, cookies/tea/coffee any hour... this is before you get to your room. When you enter the room they offer...

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2014

The hotel is certainly a one off. Staff are very attentive helpful and friendly The extra services such as wine tasting, and snacks are very pleasurable. Before arriving at the hotel and reading the reviews on the size of the bed it was a potential worry but although it was smaller than all the other beds on our trip we...

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Lakeside Park, Kentucky
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Quick overnight stay during a drive up the coast. Great hotel with a lot of charm and great service. One block from the beach with many dining options nearby. Would not hesitate to stay here again on our next trip.

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2014

He hotel reception is open to the street and initially seems like a bar or restaurant with loud music playing. We were warmly welcomed and the receptionist gave a full explanation of our entitlements (wine tasting, breakfast etc.). Unfortunately we were disappointed to find that our room only had a wall mounted folding “Murphy” bed and not the queen bed...

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

Dear William G, I was so disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your recent visit to our Inn. While we do attempt to give our lobby a very relaxing and inviting atmosphere I apologize that you felt that the music was too loud. We try to create a nice ambiance with Spanish guitar at what we feel is...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 22 October 2014

This hotel in the quiet upscale beach town of Avila Beach has a lot to offer. It is clean and comfortable, has great garage parking, and puts out 3 snacks per day for the guests. While not on the beach, it is one block away. On a busy beach day this might actually be a plus as the walk is...

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We had some issues up front with our room, but the staff made it right. We loved Avila Beach! Such an excellent little town! The food offered is wonderful. The staff is very friendly and the hotel is within walking distance to everything.

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

Dear GburgfoodieQ, I want to personally thank you for taking the time to inform us about your recent experience. We are so pleased to hear that the negative aspects of your stay were turned around so quickly. Understandably there will be issues from time to time I am just so happy to hear that these issues did not impact your...

Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

I've been here 3 times, all for different occasions; a mother-daughter trip, a romantic getaway and the last one with another couple for wine tasting. The staff and all the hotel has to offer is great! Relaxing, cozy and intimate. Their daily reception of wine & hors d'oeuvres is delicious, not to mention their tasty nachos! A must see is...

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

Dear Parisepg, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us, and others know about your recent experience here with us at the Avila La Fonda Hotel! It sounds like all expectations you have were met and exceeded and that makes me so happy to hear. We try to provide an experience you won't find anywhere else and...

Placentia, California
Reviewed 6 October 2014

La Fonda, located in peaceful Avila Beach, offers to pamper guests with comfort, hot coffee freshly brewed 24 hours a day, croissants in the morning, fresh fruit, nibbles at lunchtime, tasty snacks and wines at the cocktail hour, and freshly-baked pies in the evening. All this is complimentary. They also supply a marvelous line of shampoos, body washes, and soaps...

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

Dear marylibrarian, I want to thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience here with us at the Avila La Fonda Hotel. We strive in every conceivable way to ensure that each and every guest is treated like royalty from the moment they step foot into the hotel. I was so pleased to hear that...

Los Osos, California
Reviewed 3 October 2014

The staff was magnificent! Although no true secret, I booked the "Celebration" package. The staff was diligent in ensuring my wife did not know what was to come. The room was elaborately decorated with rose petals, including a "I <3 U" on the dining room table. They also arranged a couples massage the next morning. There is food! From 5pm...

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

Dear NukeBoy93402, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us during your recent visit to our Inn by the sea. We are so pleased that you and your sweetie were able to spend your 15th Anniversary with us. The Avila La Fonda Hotel was designed with romance and exclusivity in mind. As you mentioned we go out...

Carmichael, California
Reviewed 1 October 2014

This hotel is one block from the cute beach town of Avila. It is very quaint. The service was amazing! They have appetizers in the afternoon, wine in the evening, pie in the late evening and fabulous croissants in the morning! What more could you ask for. The rooms are charming and the bed was VERY comfortable! It is Mediterranean...

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

Dear Lara1827, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us, and others know about your recent experience with us here at the Avila La Fonda Hotel. We are so very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our customer service and some of the yummy indulgences we offer day and night. You mentioned our comfy beds and our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: RM1,061 - RM2,249 (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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“one with a covered balcony so that if it rains you can still sit out and enjoy the views”
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