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    Portofino Hotel

    111 Crescent Avenue, PO Box 127, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
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    Reviewed 5 August 2017

    The Portofino is on the far side of Avalon from the dock, but it's an easy, flat walk, and is closer to Descanso Beach. Externally it is a very charming hotel, and we enjoyed the rooftop deck, the delicious Italian food at the Villa Portofino...More

    1  Thank develbow
    Response from EatDrinkSleepMgr, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 25 August 2017

    Thank you for the review. I'm glad you enjoyed the location, rooftop and breakfast. I apologize for the problem in your room and that our team member missed the opportunity to provide exceptional service. We are always willing to move guests when we have available...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

    Had a great time. close to all the bare and stores . Would have liked a better view for the price but location was better. Besides just slept at the hotel. Was out and about the test of the time enjoying the sights of the...More

    1  Thank Nash A
    Response from EatDrinkSleepMgr, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 5 August 2017

    Dear Nash A - Happy Birthday and thank you for celebrating with us!

    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    We LOVED this place!! we stayed here 2 nights, 3 days. We had a room overlooking the water and had a balcony. We were in the room called Capri, which had it's own balcony, fireplace, large sunken tub, large roomy room, refrigerator, Keurig coffee maker...More

    3  Thank bonitadc
    Response from EatDrinkSleepMgr, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 5 August 2017

    Dear Bonitadc - Thank you for this lovely review. The bed you enjoyed is actually brand new, we just replaced all of our beds with luxury foam mattresses! We hope to welcome you again soon! Stacy

    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    We were pleasantly surprised at the Portofino's location. It's a five-minute walk to any and everything. It sits across the street from the Pacific ocean, and offered many nice views. Our room was appointed with a king-sized bed, which was comfortable. The shower was spacious...More

    1  Thank Scubajackie
    Reviewed 14 July 2017

    Brought my wife in the Island for her birthday and Booked our room at Portofino Hotel. We arrived early with all the heavy luggage we brought and the hotel staff are so kind to have them kept while we stroll on the island before having...More

    Thank Marc D
    Response from EatDrinkSleepMgr, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 5 August 2017

    Dear Marc D - Thanks for your visit! We hope we'll have the opportunity to welcome you back!

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$115 - US$297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Family Hotel in Avalon
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    • California >
    • Catalina Island >
    • Avalon
    • Also Known As
    • Portofino Hotel Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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    27 June 2017|
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    Response from CaptainJack1328 | Reviewed this property |
    My wife and I stayed on their ground floor. So stairs weren't a concern. You need to contact the Portofino Hotel and ask for a room that will accommodate limited mobility. They are a very nice group. You won't be... More
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    10 March 2017|
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    Response from zharring | Property representative |
    Miramare is a partial ocean view with a queen size bed & Sorrento has no view but a king size bed. Both beautiful suites.
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    4 March 2017|
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    Response from Earl S | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Dawnette, My family and I have stayed there many times, and yes, they have rooms with 2 rooms. Not sure how many rooms but this time of year, it shouldn't be a problem. Scott, the manager, is very gracious, as is the... More
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    "in a corner away from staff traffic"
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    "No elevator: 4 rooms on ground level, several are up 4 steps, others require climbing stairs. So inquire..."
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    "Upstairs Corner Room was dark, with only a sliding door for entry and natural light."
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    "Portofino one of the best. I'll try vacation rental houses next time."
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