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Hotel Metropole

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow, what an incredible place to stay while in the magical town of Avalon. We had a beautiful room right across the way from the beach, with amazing harbor views from our balcony. The bed was huge and comfortable, the furniture was great, the jacuzzi/tub was so relaxing, and the decor was modern and chic. The staff was really nice... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the past 13 years our family has celebrated my birthday in Avalon and ALWAYS stay at the Metropole Hotel , always in the same rooms overlooking Crescent Ave and the harbor. Hotel staff are always warm, friendly and extremely accommodating. Thank you all.

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Laguna Beach, CA
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel Metropole overall, is a nice hotel. It is a good location across from the waterfront and at the edge of the main mall area. However, there are a few things that could use adjusting for a much better guest experience. Arrival: The front desk clerk was ok, but not exactly the friendliest compared to others that have greeted us... More 

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Modesto, California
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We reserved a 'partial ocean view' room for our Anniversary in November 2016. We were given room 407 which was above Whittley Avenue facing North. Our view was of the Casino and a bit of the harbor. There are nicer rooms facing the harbor with probably a 'full view' but they are right next to the busy Cresent Avenue (main... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a boutique style hotel with lovely and comfortable guest rooms. My room had a fireplace and adjustable A/C-heating unit mounted on the wall as well as really effective black-out curtains. Be careful if you have kids and want to open the windows; there are no screens and no safety bars. This is one of the few hotels in... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an spectacular place. Clean and fresh, near everything. Staff is amazing and wonderful every one was great but i may say that Sandy and Lucy were exceptional. Everything that i needed was given to me with a smile. This will always be by number 1 hotel. I highly recommend this facility for all your needs from small delightful... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure how I have lived in Los Angeles for 15 years now and have never visited Catalina??? We love staycations in Palm Springs, Santa Barbara, and wine county...And Catalina was just as wonderful, I'm upset I waited so long! I always heard they make your visit special on your birthday (you ride the ferry for free and wear a... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would stay everytime in the same hotel. The grounds were very clean and attractive. Tourist friendly also. Loved the room decor and the location location location. The staff was very friendly. The area below the hotel was also named Metropole marketplace. The elevator is wayyyyy cool also.

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Yorba Linda, Ca.
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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my sister, who lives in Georgia, to Catalina Island for my birthday. She loved the golf carts and insisted on driving the whole day. Cruised over and back on the Catalina Flyer in the Commodore Lounge. Took one of the many jeep tours to tour the Island interior and saw the buffalo. Also, took a boat to feed the... More 

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SUMMERLAND
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think what sets The Metropole apart is the staff. The management has assembled a really great staff. They go above and beyond to assure a comfortable stay. The hotel and our room were spotless. There were little caring touches here and there. The breakfast and afternoon wine and cheese spreads were impressive. Yet above all, the front desk staff... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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: $291 - $471 (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 Family Hotel in Avalon
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#8 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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“If you want an oceanfront room, request one of the regular, larger oceanfront rooms with a balcony to sit on, and better views.”
 of 5 bubbles Hotel-Designer, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“LOCATION was excellent. 4th floor Balcony rooms above Marketplace should have the best harbor view and quiet.”
  • From our balcony: Partial Ocean View
 of 5 bubbles gsgarcia2010, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with windows facing away from the hotel's village.”
  • Double Queen room
  • Seating area with fireplace to the left.
 of 5 bubbles RabbiWendy, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean Front Rooms Are A Must!”
 of 5 bubbles r0savargas, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“VIP suites have the most spectacular view, and are so spacious!!!”
  • Open whirlpool tub for two! Luxury design
  • Fireplace and flat screen((;
  • Not your average hotel bathroom!
  • Roof top spa with bday boy! Romantic view to celebrate
  • Added touches!
  • Spacious!
  • Comfort meet luxury
  • Gorgeous!
 of 5 bubbles daymaker01, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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