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Hotel Vista Del Mar

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Solana Beach, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at this property several times over the years since they took ownership long ago, but have not reviewed them until now (purely selfish on my part). I have to say, every time I have stayed, it has consistently been wonderful! I really have no complaints! I have stayed in each of the room types and each one...

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Jerry D, Owner at Hotel Vista Del Mar, responded to this review

Dear FBonesJiones: Thank you soooo much. I don't get a chance to respond to every review but I can tell this one is especially heartfelt and deeply appreciated by my wife and I as owners and the entire staff. Creating the Hotel Vista Del Mar from the old Campo Bravo was a labor of love since the location and beauty...

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights with my wife on our California Trip. Everything about this hotel was perfect. Great location and the rooms with balconies had awesome views of the marina. We thought it could get noisy since it's right above the main drag (foot traffic only), but it was fine. Plenty of restaurants within a stone's throw away. Staff...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first time to Catalina and was not sure what to expect. From the phone call making the reservations to the time we left it was a wonderful experience. This hotel is beyond awesome. It is quiet, clean, and in the perfect location. When we arrived our room was not ready so they stored our luggage and Kip...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As they say, you only have one time to make a great first impression and It will be hard to beat our experience at this hotel. Kip met us with a smile and could not have been a more gracious host. The room was spotless and well laid out and the view from the atrium was perfect. We will definitely...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to Avalon for many years and never been to Hotel Vista Del Mar. What a mistake this is a great find. A Island Gem. The service is spectacular. From making the reservation with Kip to checkout it was a spectacular experience. They go above and beyond any other hotel on the island. The rooms are spacious...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to give it up to my main man Kip. At the Hotel Vista Del Mar they treat you like family, and feed you delicious milk and cookies until you find yourself curled up in a comfortable bed in a cozy room, sliding into a comfort coma. At dawn, they serve you complimentary Starbuck coffee and breakfast The hotel...

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our experience was excellent. The hotel is right in the middle of town and close to everything. The facilities were very clean and well appointed. The staff was awesome and very helpful. They assisted us with activities and provided great suggestions for enjoyable time for the whole family. Breakfast was convenient. We enjoyed our stay very much! Thank you Hotel...

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Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at this hotel for three amazing nights. The location was great and food amazing! One of the things that made our stay delightful was Kip and his crew. They were all very helpful and made us feel right at home. We enjoyed our conversations with Kip as we joked and watched the fish in the...

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Orange County, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at the Vista Del Mar was great! The hotel was wonderful, inviting, and clean and located right in the middle of town, with great ocean views. The cookies and milk at night and the continental breakfast with every room made it great for the kids too. Kip was awesome and helped make our great trip to Catalina amazing!...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sayed for two nights, three days and had a wonerful time. Vista Del Mar really made a difference in our visit to Catalina Island for the first time. The room was clean and comfortable and the hotel is centrally located so access to all the tourist sites was easy. The hotel staffs were friendly and extremely helpful, the complimentary...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Vista Del Mar is located on the beach, overlooking Avalon Bay, with rooms featuring: ocean views, jetted tub, continental breakfast, milk and cookies each evening, HDTV, DirecTV, DVD / Blu-Ray Player, complimentary Blu-Ray and DVD library, fireplace, wet bar with refrigerator, complimentary high-speed wireless internet, air conditioning, beach mats and beach chairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vista Del Mar

Address: 417 Crescent Ave., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $202 - $690 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Vista Del Mar Avalon
Vista Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Vista Del Mar Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Avalon
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#2 Family Hotel in Avalon
#4 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The suites offer a private balcony and a little more space, but the decor was the same in all the rooms.”
FBonesJones, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Very quiet can't hear people in the rooms next to you. only heard our neighbors in the bathroom sink area”
jeanninee995, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get the room with the ocean view.”
stevecan3967, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Number of rooms is limited so early reservation is recommended.”
C-Shishido, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We loved the ocean front!”
FredandRachael, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
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