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The Old Turner Inn

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kathleen was a wonderful and welcoming host. Arrived before check in however was able to drop off luggage. Amazing breakfasts, fun times visiting with other guests during breakfast and in the evening with appetizers and wine. Bright sunny front room made a nice place to curl up and read a book on cruise ship day and watch people walk by....

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was in great location, very comfortable, clean and charming place to stay. each room had its own character. The innkeeper , Kathleen , was wonderful from the moment we spoke to her making a reservation for our stay, and throughout the stay. She helped us with suggestions for things to do, places to eat, etc. In addition, she is a...

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient to the ferry landing and the shopping area along the harbor, but just enough off the tourist path. Kathleen provided wonderful hospitality: delicious breakfasts, wine and snacks in the late afternoon. Her knowledge of the island is deep and she had interesting stories and insights to share. Accomodated my husband's vegetarian quirks and arranged for a massage. We enjoyed...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We came on a cold rainy day/night.. Not the best for touring Catalina. That being Said, the Inn was lovely and cozy. Kathleen the owner was wonderful and took great care of us. We were upgraded to the king room and had lovely wine and cheese at night and an amazing breakfast in the morning. Great location and overall we...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 5 February 2017

All the important things about the facility were perfect. The extra benefit was the historical education I received. The owner was a 4th generation resident who enjoys her home and enjoys her guests. When I arrived the owner was there with a tour of the house which her family has owned for almost 40 year. Her mother had run the...

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a bed and breakfast located just a block from the stores and dock (if you arrive by Catalina Express), built in 1927 so it blends with the rest of the buildings on the island. Our host Kathleen was excellent and made sure our visit was a memorable one. She shared many wonderful stories about the Inn and Catalina...

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Zionsville, Indiana
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Roger and Kathleen were excellent hosts. They know the island well and offered many helpful suggestions. The accommodations were comfortable, and we really enjoyed meeting the other guests during the wine and appetizer hour each afternoon. Altogether, we had a very good experience at The Old Turner Inn. We look forward to returning to Catalina and The Old Turner Inn....

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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Kathleen rocks!! Felt like family the moment we stepped in the front door. She hooked our family up with Catalina transportation for a 2.5 hour private jeep tour of the island. Fabulous time! She had snacks in the late afternoon and that was nice. Our king room was a free upgrade and the room was comfy and quiet. The bed...

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Orange County, CA
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

If you're reading this review, it's probably to answer the question, "is this a good place to stay?" Let me cut to the chase, yes, yes it is! Kathleen and her brother Roger are wonderful hosts who are eager to share their knowledge and answer any questions you may have about Avalon and Catalina. The rooms are clean and well...

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1Thank Bogey153
San Mateo, CA
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We traveled with 3 couples to Catalina and chose the Turner Inn as one couple stayed there before. The location is perfect. Just two block walk from the water/restaurants. Our host Gina was great. Her friend Karen was visiting and pitching in and between the two of them, they were so friendly, fun, enthusiastic and added much hospitality to our...

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is nothing like the staying at The Old Turner Inn. You'll feel connected to the Island by being hosted by a family that has had roots here since 1878. Located in the heart of Avalon, just one short block from the waterfront, beaches, shops & restaurants, this immaculately kept Cape Cod structure reveals a balance of comfort and elegance to its guests. Sunny sitting porches, in-room fireplaces, private bathrooms, antiques, gallery quality artwork of Catalina scenes, historic family photos, and a grand piano combined with our full, scrumptious hot breakfast and friendly staff... Together, they set the mood for a unique, romantic and relaxing Island getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Turner Inn

Address: 232 Catalina Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $209 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Old Turner Hotel Avalon
The Old Turner Inn Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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“Back of the house has less street noise.”
, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Each room has its own charm- Kathleen will talk to you about the rooms and help you choose.”
EllenS50, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room that is still available if worth booking”
dwalker63, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the room are upstairs, (no elevator).”
422reggieb, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were in the king suite, which was roomy.”
Dinglebay, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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