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Hotel Metropole

Expedia.comUS$263*
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#8 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Bastrop, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the "continental' breakfast was organic yogurt, fresh fruit and finer pastries ... kinda a step above typical continental... as was everything. The wait staff was so friendly I felt like i was at home. The interest level is that the rooms all offered views of the cool courtyard, some of the higher floors views of the bay and ocean... it...

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Newport Beach Ca
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Metropole is a nice hotel where we have stayed several times in past years. The rooms are quite nice and have been updated over the years. The breakfast offered is average (rolls, muffins, fruit, cereal) and the hallways need some attention. All in all a good value and great location.

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Gregg M, Manager at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

We appreciate your repeat business and hope you will continue to visit us over the years to come! We are always adding new items to our complimentary breakfast, including organic options, and we will work on getting more choices that we hope you will enjoy in the future. We check, sweep, mop, and wipe down our hallways everyday, throughout the...

Boston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Time for me weekend. Boat ride great. Amazing friendly people everywhere in Catalina. I was blessed to meet so many wonderful folks in the shops, restaurants, everywhere. Hotel was wonderful, beautiful, clean,accommodating. Great visit. Thank you Catalina

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Gregg M, Manager at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed everything about your experience at our property and on Catalina! Mention your review next time you stay with us, as we will have a thank you surprise waiting in your room...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Metropole is absolutely stunning. Everything from the service to the rooftop hot tub overlooking the ocean. It was like traveling to a real life Disney town - like the creators of The Little Mermaid visited Catalina Island and decided THAT is where she would land. The hotel is centrally located to everything you could possibly need from the island...

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Gregg M, Manager at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

Thank your for your stunning description of Catalina and our property! Our entire community works hard to make guests feel like they are on a fantasy island. Our front desk staff is here to help with every need you might have, so please call them next time there is an issue with anything, including your thermostat or shower. Our baths...

California, Maryland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I want to first say that I did enjoy my stay at Hotel Metropole and found my room spacious, the fireplace was a plus and housekeeping was done properly. The breakfast had some organics as well, which was appreciated. What I didn't like was the location of my room . And my "Deluxe" room with a king bed was supposed...

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Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Very cute place with a fantastic arcade downstairs. The mini-bowling is a must. It's in the back end of a small market. It was loud which made it tough at night, but that could have been just our room. We were behind a loading dock of a Vons.

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Coronado, California
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I was so excited to stay here after reading so many positive reviews and seeing the pictures online. But the tiny courtyard view room (#310) was definitely not worth what we paid for it (granted we had the birthday discount, but this room was lacking for even a "cheap" room). We had to ask for the promised bathrobes, there were...

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Gregg M, Manager at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear our central location near the ocean was convenient, and you enjoyed our jacuzzi views and our delicious breakfast. I'm sorry to hear room 310 didn't work out as well. It's one of our most requested rooms, as you can even see some ocean on the balcony, though we don't advertise that as part of the view....

riverside calif
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stayed here for the first time March 2017. Was not disappointed. Large, comfortable, clean room was exactly as shown on website. Enjoyed ocean view from the balcony. Hotel is just a few steps from shops and restaurants. Friendly staff. Would recommend to anyone.

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Gregg M, Manager at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

Guests like you make our day! We have worked hard to create a website that matches our in-person experience, and it's so great to hear you agree. Next time you visit please mention your review and a thank you gesture will be waiting in your room...

Glendale, Arizona
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed in a Deluxe Ocean View Room with a beautiful view. This hotel is centrally located. The staff were friendly. The hotel was immaculate. We had our daughter's wedding at the hotel and the venue/staff could not have been more helpful and professional. The pop-up restaurant next to the Hotel, "Zest" was amazing. The dinner was delicious.

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Gregg M, Manager at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

Thank you for all your kind words they mean so much to us! Our staff cares about every detail of each wedding we host, as we feel like you become part of our Metropole family. We hope you will visit us for many special occasions to come...

Gilbert AZ
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We stayed in a Deluxe Oceanview Room with a fireplace. We loved every part of this hotel. Every person we encountered was friendly and efficient. The room was large and we loved that it had no carpet. The rooms are over a market area where there are cafes, shops and live music. We loved the atmosphere of this hotel. The...

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Gregg M, Manager at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

Thank you for loving us, we love our guests and we so appreciate all your kind words! Our staff works hard to make your stay "love" worthy and we are glad you enjoyed every detail and the atmosphere we have created on our island retreat. We look forward to your return and please mention your review for a gift of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Metropole is the finest beachfront hotel on the island. VIP Oceanfront suites, jacuzzi baths, balconies, fireplaces available, complimentary continental breakfast, 40" flat screen TV's, free wifi, L'Occitane products, Frette linens, slippers & robes, rooftop jacuzzi and sundeck, private 2-bedroom Beach House, A Touch of Heaven day spa. The Metropole Market Place is just downstairs: miniature bowling, XT theater and arcade, Metropole Cafe, Coney's famous eatery, M Restaurant by ZEST, full service beauty salon, jewelry, clothing, unique gifts, gallery, special coffees and freshly baked treats, natural products and holistic remedies. Our property has everything you need for an amazing vacating on Catalina island! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Metropole

Address: 205 Crescent Ave., P.O. Box 1900, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $304 - $515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Metropole 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Metropole Hotel Avalon
Hotel Metropole Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#8 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#8 Family Hotel in Avalon
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“higher floors if you can afford them offer the best views. Lower floors the best value.”
fourcatmtn, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to choose a room with a partial or full ocean view - the courtyard view rooms can be a bit noisy.”
crystaln894, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 402 had nice view.”
ldehayes, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Coffee table was peeling and didn't fit with the niceness of the room, Outside deck chairs uneven resulting in rocking unless wedged with something to even out. For the cost we expected a coffee maker in the room. With an injured foot it was difficult to get to lobby for coffee. On a positive note the staff was superb and very helpful and courteous.”
U3299KKjamese, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pillows were uncomfortable. Found other pillows in the closet when I was packing to leave. ”
jennyrunyan, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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