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Aurora Hotel

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#9 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed one night at the Aurora Hotel in Catalina. The hotel (like most on the island) is up a steep hill. Also, the room was quite small and the bathroom door did not close. Otherwise, it was fine. The fridge, microwave and continental breakfast were all pluses.

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed in the size of your room. Like many things on the island, hotel rooms are smaller than some in other areas on the mainland. I'm glad to hear the extras, like our in-room fridge and microwave and our complimentary continental breakfast were appreciated.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

nothing bad to say. room was clean but tiny!! had a view of the harbor. only stayed one night. clean and comfortable bed. decent breakfast but could have more options. they were great in storing our luggage till we left on the boat. would stay again!!

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experiences at the Aurora. We'll look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in the island for a week due to work and it was my second visit. The first visit was a difficult adjustment. This time around was great. I'm actually looking forward to returning and staying at the Aurora. The staff were friendly and helpful. The continental breakfast was awesome; saved my sanity every morning. My room was very...

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at Aurora. We'll be looking forward to your next visit.

Fresno, California
Reviewed 18 April 2017

They have Tempur Pedic beds here and it was a very nice place to stay. We walked in with hopes they would have a room and they were extremely friendly and accommodating. On Friday night they had complimentary wine and appetizers that you could take out to their terrace with overlooked the water and was absolutely beautiful. They also had...

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at the Aurora. I'm glad to hear we exceeded your expectations and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 April 2017

I was charged an additional $100 for a cleaning fee which was unauthorized. On top of that, they ran out of food during the complimentary breakfast and the choices were very limited. Would not recommend staying here.

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry that your stay at the Aurora did not exceed your expectations. As we mentioned in an email to you, the additional charge was for deep cleaning that was required after you checked out of the room. As explained at check-in, our complimentary continental breakfast is served from 7 to 10 a.m.

Riverside, California
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stayed here 3 nights for our honeymoon. First off I must say the staff here is AMAZING! Check in was quick and when they found out it was our honeymoon they brought up champagne. The on site manager was so friendly and fun, we really enjoyed him. Our room was on the 3rd floor with and ocean view. It...

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Congratulations! Thank you for choosing Aurora to celebrate and for taking the time to write this wonderful review. I'm be sure to share it with the staff so they know what an impact they've had on your honeymoon. We'll be looking forward to your return visit.

Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The hotel was a quaint property on a hill just a few minutes from downtown. Our room was a view room with a king size bed. The room seemed as if it has also doubled as a meeting area - there was a movable glass wall separating the living room from the bedroom area - the living room had a...

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experiences at the Aurora. While the Aurora Suite is occasionally used for small executive meetings, the glass screens are designed for privacy -- the couch in the living area converts into a bed and the screens can be used to close off that area for families. The sundeck off...

Tracy, California
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Aurora Hotel was great. Great staff. Nice view of the coast from our balcony and fabulous view from the roof deck; wine and cheese on Friday nights. Breakfast was awesome. The room was clean and comfortable. A great walk to the main street stroll, shops, cafe and restaurants. We will recommend Aurora Hotel to our friends and family. We will...

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review -- happy to hear that Aurora exceeded your expectations. We'll look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here for her birthday and we're very pleased with the hotel. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. This hotel is an older building that has been completely renovated and updated. Our only complaint is the room (#311), we booked said it had an ocean view, but part of that view was obstructed by an...

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'll be sure to share your compliments with the staff and we'll look forward to welcoming you back to Catalina Island very soon.

Turlock, California
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed three nights in room 311 it was a partial ocean view on the third floor, but it was a wonderful view of the harbor. Yes the rooms are small but laid out well. They have put everything you need in this room. The bed was amazing, we slept like babies. The staff was friendly and helpful. We would...

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary and thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at Aurora. We hope to see you again soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Aurora Hotel and Spa, Avalon's newest boutique hotel, embraces guests with sleek style and modern sensibilities. The Aurora Hotel on Catalina Island features 15 rooms, two junior suites and a master suite. A roof-top deck with sweeping ocean views, a decadent spa room and a cosmopolitan lobby provide an array of public areas for relaxing and reconnecting. Guest rooms feature Tempurpedic mattresses, flat screen televisions and modern amenities. Our junior suites feature in-room jetted tubs and for the ultimate in luxury, our Aurora Suite features a fireplace, ocean-view six-head shower and a private sundeck. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aurora Hotel

Address: 137 Marilla Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 (Formerly Cloud 7 Hotel)
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $304 - $725 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aurora Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Aurora Hotel Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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#4 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#5 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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“Upgrade to the ocean view room, so worth it!”
hrogers21817, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Chose third floor rooms -connects you right away to the roof deck.”
MaryandLisa0916, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you don't want to lug all of your luggage to the 3rd floor, then I would go for a first floor room.”
langnerryan, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The basic room is small.”
BenOntarioCANADA, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms were small but you really don't spend much time in them. There is to much to do around this beautiful place”
Y3538QGcindym, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
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