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Avila La Fonda Hotel

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located


Full view
76Somewhat walkable
Grade: 76 out of 100
18Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
10Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
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My wife and I stayed 2 nights at the Avila La Fonda Hotel. Once again it was as good as always. The staff is so warm and welcoming you feel like family. The amenities you receive at this place from morning till dessert is amazing. My wife and I really enjoy the wine &
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This was our 3rd stay and this place does not disappoint. The hospitality is 2nd to none. We got to wake up to the sound of soft rain and seagulls on Valentine’s Day morning. We slept wonderfully after a nice soak in the room jacuzzi after an awesome couples massage from Avila
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Granted, our stay was in the slow season but we did enjoy our stay. We were in room 109, a deluxe grand with outdoor kitchen I had intended to use but circumstances didn't allow. We thoroughly enjoyed the room and the staff were awesome as well. We ended up at Olde Port Inn for
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Response from Avila_La_Fonda_Hotel, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Dear sheilanbyron, Thank you for this review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel to your liking. Visiting in the off-season is a great experience, in my opinion, especially for those looking for a quiet, relaxing getaway. Avila Beach has plenty to offer and I agree that it is a great little town to explore. I have shared your compliments with the staff and everyone was thrilled to hear that you had such a pleasant experience. Please visit us again. Best, Angela Moles General Manager
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This was the first place my wife and I went out of town together almost 10 years ago. This last week, we went back, and asked ourselves why did we wait 10 years to come back? This place is amazing. Quiet, friendly staff. Clean rooms, lovely area. Just far enough off the
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Response from Avila_La_Fonda_Hotel, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Dear Daren W, What a kind review! Thank you so much for sharing these nice comments, reading your review has made my day. It is always nice to hear from returning guests and I am glad you enjoy everything the hotel has to offer. The location cannot be beat, being close to the beach, shops, and restaurants, but also quiet and relaxing. I agree that it is a great idea to come during the off-season. Avila is just as beautiful this time of year, but with fewer crowds! We look forward to having you stay with us again. Best, Angela Moles General Manager
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My wife and I were looking for a nice place to spend a couple days that was drivable from home. She found this hotel on Travel Zoo. It had great ratings do we decided to give it a try. Very nice and intimate hotel. Friendly team and clean rooms. It was nice to have a
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Response from Avila_La_Fonda_Hotel, General Manager at Avila La Fonda Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Dear stevedicicco24, Thank you so much for this kind review. I am glad to hear that you and your wife had such a pleasant experience at the hotel. As you noted, we take food very seriously around here! The treats and gatherings throughout the day are a great way to bring the hotel together over some good food and drink, so I am glad you took advantage of everything we have to offer. I shared your comments with Lindsey and she greatly appreciated your nice remarks. Please stay with us again. Best, Angela Moles General Manager
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Photo provided by managementAvila La Fonda Hotel
We offer in-room tandem massages at great rates!
A full kitchen expands the dining possibiities
Sunrise from the Owner's Suite
Ketchen area
Front enterance, Tables and chairs to sit outside looking at the peple passing by
This Hotel has wine tastings every night on site. Plus there are local places to go as well.
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Don't think they have laundry faculties at the hotel but check with the hotel for a nearby laundry mat.
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"request the fountain side rooms if possible."
"The Owners suite is great. Sleeps 4 easily, full kitchen, your own spa."
"Classy Staff"
"The best rooms would be the upper floors, balcony on beach side of building, above fountain."
"Best thing is to stay away"
USD 207 - USD 514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaAvila Beach
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