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Hotel Metropole

#8 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
15/05/2017 16/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

The room was extremely clean and spacious. The staff were very courteous and helpful. The view from our room was superb. The continental breakfast was amazing!! The location was great, directly across from the bay. Decor was nice as well.

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1Thank charpennington
Sylmar, CA
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Just an annual update to say that our second visit to Catalina island was just as lovely as the first, and we continue to be loyal to the Hotel Metropole. The staff is very gracious and they even delivered a complimentary bottle of chilled champagne to celebrate boyfriend's birthday...The bed and linens were delightful and since it was a bit...

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1Thank Cynthia N
Corona, California
Reviewed 23 April 2014

My husband and I went to Hotel Metropole for our 28th anniversary, we were looking forward to a relaxing weekend away. First the furniture is very well warn with paint rubbed off in large areas of the furniture. The refrigerator didn't work and when I called to report it, the person at the front desk informed me that it was...

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5Thank Lillian W
Corona del Mar, California
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

Location is good. Close to the main drag. Speaking of drag...elevator was broken so we had to go up and down the stairs a lot. Hot tub was cold. Front desk staff informed me that the hotel was not busy (off season) but they would only give one extra hour late check out. Room clean but mattress was dated. Breakfast...

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1Thank BBCdM
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 April 2014

An old freind mentioned the Hotel Metropole to us when we told her we were thinking of going over to Catalina a month ago. After reading some reviews here on Trip Advisor, we looked at the hotel's website and then booked a reservation for a room. The trip over in the boat , the Catalina Express, was quick and painless....

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2Thank Genie M
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Advertised special was $219 with room and ferry tickets. The upgrade was room with massages for $299. Only when you book do they tell you that the upgrade took away your ferry tickets which cost $70 per person. The massages cost $60 per person! Sadly the hotel does not even convey this to you in a nice way. Upon arrival,...

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catalinagregg, Owner at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to express your thoughts regarding your recent trip to Avalon. The specials you refer to were two different promotions. They were not connected. I truly appreciate your insight into the staffs attitude and will bring this up them in an effort to correct that behavior.

Moss Beach, California
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Hotel Metropole is a delightful, upscale hotel that went above and beyond our expectations. They actually mailed us items accidentally left in the room. Great service, location and amenities. I would love to go back!

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Thank Gwendolyn H
Palm Springs, CA
Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

I booked this for my family through Travelzoo, the pictures on the website looked so beautiful so was really excited about the visit. Unfortunately the rooms were not as pictured. Catalina was so beautiful that I will definitely come back but will pay up and for a better hotel. It seems like all of them run promos packaging the Catalina...

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1Thank Olivia P
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Arrived to a fireplace and bottle of champagne on ice. Hardwood floors and extremely simple, comfortable decor. A look out the window reminds you just how close you are to the water. Relaxed for a bit then did some bar hopping. After all, it was Saint Patrick's day. All of the shops, bars, and restaurants are very close by. Got...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Arrived on the ferry from Long Beach on a sunny March afternoon. The weather was perfect and the walk to the hotel easy. Unfortunately when you arrive at the hotel sign it is very confusing exactly how to get to the lobby. Better signage would have helped this. In addition I wandered thru a walkway filled with arcade and laundry...

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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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
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  • 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: $293 - $512 (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
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#3 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#8 Family Hotel in Avalon
#8 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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“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
“Offered discount for the night of the birthday. Could have offered water and coffee in the lobby during the day. ”
101ggkids, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want an oceanfront room, request one of the regular, larger oceanfront rooms with a balcony to sit on, and better views.”
Hotel-Designer, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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