Unique Decor, Friendly Staff, Unforgettable Experience A review of Avila La Fonda Hotel
From the moment you get a look at the unique facade of individual "casitas" and the huge wooden doors leading to the lobby, you might suspect you're in for a special experience at the Avila LaFonda Hotel and you'd be right. Between the exceptionally friendly and accomodating staff, the beautiful talavera tilework, stained glass windows, Mexican murals, and fountains galore, this place is bound to become a Central Coast destination for anyone who desires an extraordinary inn over a cookie-cutter hotel.
Each suite features an adjoining room with a luxurious (as wonderful as the king) murphy bed. Both rooms are fully equipped with double "rain" shower heads, two-person jacuzzi tubs, fireplace, Bose stereo system, 42" plasma screen TV, dvd player, goodie basket, and towel warmer. 500 thread count pima cotton sheets over my pillow top king bed with enough down pillows to sustain the pickiest princess made sleeping heavenly. Although you may not ever want to leave your room--especially if sharing with a special someone--the hotel also offers a Hospitality Room where you can watch TV, enjoy themed Happy Hours, grill steaks on one of two large barbeques, or just hang out and enjoy a drink and/or chat with other guests. The Inn also boasts a dry sauna, massage therapy services, underground parking, elevator, and is within a block of the ocean.
I was one of the lucky people to stay during the "soft open" of this new hotel and I can't wait to hear from others who are fortunate to enjoy the LaFonda experience as this becomes the most popular destination in Avila Beach. Book a room or a suite--you won't be disappointed. I'll bet my favorite surfboard you'll be back.