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Vallejo, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a WONDERFUL experience! Celebrated our 21st Anniversary here. Thanks Avila La Fonda Hotel for making it a great time. Summary : A great boutique spanish decor hotel in a beautiful quaint beach city (much nicer then Pismo), with wonderful friendly customer service to customer focus amenities (freshly baked pies, folded towels, a pantry for snacks and dvds,games, to wine...

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Villa Park, California, United States
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My wife and I - and Skipper, our dog - go to the San Luis Obispo area every year (at least once a year) to get away from LA and to play golf. This year, we spent four nights at the Avila La Fonda Inn in early December 2016. It was our first stay at the Inn and we really...

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband surprised me with a getaway to the central coast for his birthday weekend and he finally outdid himself! We have been visiting the Sea Venture Resort in Pismo Beach since our courtship days and have continued throughout our marriage. It has been our romantic getaway with a hot tub on the balcony and breakfast in bed. It has...

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

Dear galv67galv, What a nice review! Your compliments have just made my day. It is alway an honor when guests choose to spend a special occasion at the hotel, and Avila Beach is a great spot for a birthday getaway. We pride ourselves on providing all the little extras that ensure guests have a wonderful stay, so I am happy...

Camarillo, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed Sunday through Tuesday and did some local wine tasting. We got the room just as a base but were blown away by all the extras, the service, and how clean the rooms were! We will definitely be back!

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

Dear marshalrd, Thank you for taking the time to share this review! It is always nice to hear that we surpassed a guest's expectations. The Central Coast is such a lovely place to visit, and with so many wineries, restaurants, and activities nearby, there is plenty to see and do. We pride ourselves on providing guests with everything they need...

San Ramon, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Put this excellent hotel at the top of your list. The staff is very friendly and the amenities are great. I could go on and on, from the wine and nibbles, to the warm pie and ice cream at 8PM to the fresh baked croissants to start the day. Then add in a welcome gift and another gift at departure....

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

Dear jkrog33, Thank you so much for reviewing us. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time here and enjoyed the breakfast pastries, wine hour, and desserts that we offer. We hope that the welcome gifts offer something to remember your stay by, and that you look back fondly on your trip to Avila Beach. It is our...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel was fantastic. We stayed here for 1 night, for my boyfriend's birthday. There were several awesome amenities that we loved. At 5 there was snacks and wine off the lobby. At 8 pm there was local fresh made pie, and following check out there was a nacho bar. There was also a complementary basket of snacks and drinks...

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

Dear audrianna724, Thank you so much for this nice review. I am happy to hear you had a pleasant time while celebrating a birthday. Avila Beach is a great place for a birthday getaway and, as you mentioned, there are shops, restaurants, and of course the beach within walking distance. The staff was very appreciative of your compliments and thrilled...

Santa Maria, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an AMAZING Hotel! My fiancée (at the time) and I were looking for a hotel to stay at, for our wedding night. When we walked into the La Fonda, we were in awe of how warm and inviting the atmosphere and staff were. We were instantly greeted by a woman at the front desk- I believe her name was...

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

Dear corosco805, Wow! What a truly kind review. Congratulations to you and your husband on your recent wedding. It is a huge honor that you chose to spend such a special time at this hotel. Avila Beach is a beautiful place to spend a special occasion, and I am so glad that you had the perfect experience here. With the...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed with two other couples. Loved the hotel, our room, the great food morning, noon and evening. We especially enjoyed the staff. They took great care of us, especially Mary Beth. Great customer service. We are looking forward to a return trip.

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

Dear TerriLucas, Thank you for reviewing the hotel! It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time here and found the hotel to your liking. I shared your compliments with MaryBeth, and she was very grateful for your kind remarks. The top priority of the staff is that guests feel welcome, comfortable, and relaxed throughout their stay, so I...

Riverside
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely hotel was such a surprise to discover in this small beach town we were experiencing for the first time. Though my husband and I are usually "shy" about mingling with other guests at a hotel, the gracious atmosphere and treats offered during the afternoon (Coronas and fabulous nachos), early evening (wine tasting and appetizers)and late evening (fresh baked...

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

Dear Belizebuds, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. It always makes my day to hear from satisfied guests. The various social and food hours throughout the day are a great way to meet people while enjoying great food and wine. They are a staff favorite because we get to interact with the guests more than...

Lompoc, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Start you early evening off with wine tasting in the lobby, & after a wonderful dinner by the beach, enjoy fresh baked pie in your room. Wake up to the smell of fresh baked croissants before you take a morning walk on the beach. These are just a few things you will experience at this one-of-a-kind hotel. Superb, friendly customer...

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

Dear OnlyMakesMeStronger, Thank you so much for this kind review. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed everything the hotel and Avila Beach have to offer. I shared your compliments with the staff, since it is their hard work that makes Avila La Fonda such a truly special place. Marissa was very grateful for your kind remarks and thrilled...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • 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: £176 - £353 (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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