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Portofino Hotel

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#5 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Our family booked 3 days stay for Memorial day weekend. The room and location were great. I was very disappointed with breakfast. It was served in the hotel lobby which is tiny. 3 types of pastry, which were far from great and coffee that was served in styrofoam cups. It was a bare minimum. From the amount of money we...

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HotelVillaPortofino, General Manager at Portofino Hotel, responded to this review

Thank You for your positive comments regarding your room and our hotel's location. You mentioned that the continental breakfast did not meet your expectations. We strive to provide fresh scones, croissants, and 3 types of fresh baked muffins, and fresh fruit. We continue to provide ceramic coffee mugs and trays in the guest rooms for your coffee each morning. We...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 24 May 2013

This place is perfect for a couple, family, individual, businessman/woman or whomever. Very appealing, professional staff, accomodating, friendly and worth every penny. The only reason why I gave 4 stars is due to small cosmetic things that I've seen in the hotel room. But this was the BEST deal that I found and worth every penny. Jenny at the front...

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HotelVillaPortofino, General Manager at Portofino Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on your recent stay with us. I will pass along your "praise" toall of our Staff. We hope to see you back on Catalina soon. John LaFleur General Manager

California
Reviewed 9 May 2013

This is our 2nd stay at this property, but this time we got a more upgraded room. Amenities are adequate but not luxurious, continental breakfast offered very good croissants and muffins. However WiFi is very weak and inaccessible inside our room. We had to literally sit in the courtyard to go online. We didn't like the sliding door design to...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 May 2013

What a great place to stay! Your staff is wonderful and we will be back. The rooms are clean and modern. We didn't use any of the pool or fitness center we were busy everywhere else though. There are a lot of stairs. The staff was so kind to accommodate us by giving us a room on a lower floor....

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 4 May 2013

Catalina has always been one of our favorite "getaways" both as a family and now as "empty nesters." What a pleasant surprise to find the Hotel Villa Portofino just as accommodating for the one night anniversary celebration booking as it was when we booked the ocean view large family suite years ago. We had a courtyard room which was absolutely...

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North Fontana, California, United States
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Most of us that travel occasionally for special occasions look for one thing in a hotel. We want it to be slightly more luxurious and or decorated a little better then our own home at a reasonable price. Many hotels over look this necessity to most travelers. Hotel Villa Portofino has the absolute perfect balance of both. The hotel was...

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We studied hotels for our return trip to Catalina. We stayed at the Portofino. I am so glad we did. We had a grand time, for a decent price. It was conveniently located. We had a very friendly sea gull at our railing. Know this will be our choice next time also.

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Aliso Viejo, California
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Hotel Villa Portofino is located right on the main boardwalk in Avalon. Great location near the water and about halfway between the Pleasure Pier and the Casino. The rooms were okay, a little outdated, but the bed was comfortable, the water pressure was good, and I liked having a little vanity to sit down at while getting ready. They have...

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san diego
Reviewed 9 April 2013

The wife and decided to take a weekend trip with our baby, the hotel has nice spanish colonial style to it. We had the deluxe queen room,The amenities are pretty basic but the was great plus our room was right next to the big sun deck on the roof( which is the best part of the hotel). We just grabbed...

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Ventura, California
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We had a girl's getaway here, and loved every single minute of our stay. Our rooms were clean, comfortable, and reasonably priced. The beach is out the front door, and we took beach chairs and read by the sea. The location is perfect! We walked to the movies at night (loved Gone With The Wind) and hiked during the day....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Footsteps from the water, the best of Catalina is just outside our door. Enjoy your island getaway in an ocean view suite or beautifully appointed guest room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portofino Hotel

Address: 111 Crescent Avenue, PO Box 127, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $200 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Portofino Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Portofino Hotel Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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#4 Family Hotel in Avalon
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#7 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our room that was on the first floor- convenient, and not too loud. could hear the fountains which was relaxing.”
apkercsak, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Order up a King room”
Hewitty15, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We heard another couple complain of noise from the upper level. Luckily our room was the top level so it wasn't an issue.”
  • Room #211. Small, but nice.
  • Room #211 view onto the sun deck.
CodyM528, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs court yard rooms are more spacious and private. Smaller rooms on ground level are good if you just need a bed and”
marymartha8, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask about the size of the room...they vary greatly! Check out the website: portofinohotel.net”
jaxgrls, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
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