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Catalina Island Inn

#5 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Elstead
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Less than 10 minutes walk from the pier for the Catalina Express ferry from downtown Long Beach (best to book the ferry in advance as the island is very popular for both locals and tourists). The hotel is in an ideal situation just off the main street in the centre. You do not need a taxi from the terminal to...

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Seal Beach, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We purposely booked a room on the 4th floor even though there is no elevator in this hotel. It was well worth the walk which we got used to quickly. An attendant handled our luggage for us up and down. Our room was clean and nicely appointed with old style furniture and a modern bathroom. We did have an issue...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a 4th floor view--had to get our exercise on since the hotel did not have elevators--but the view was worth it. Nice balcony.. Very well maintained--my husband even left behind his wedding ring--and they mailed it back to us! Definitely a great place to stay!--wished the room had coffee makers though since coffee is not served until 8...

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Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I visited Catalina Island to attend a wedding. It was our first time to the island and so we splurged on a hotel with a good harbor view. The hotel was comfortable, clean, and the staff was nice. It was fairly modern (the room had A/C) which was nice. I wouldn't have booked a room that didn't...

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Calif
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel do not pay extra for balcony the Industrial air conditoniong units in the building next door are so loud you can not hear the person next to you. The rooms are nice we were on the third floor no elevators, the contential breakfast on the main floor is poor

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Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The hotel has spacious luxurious rooms and suites on the first floor that are very quiet. Unfortunately there is some ambient noise from the Von's building next door. We are a boutique hotel and each room is different. We speak honestly to guests inquiring about the choice of rooms in the hotel. If guests tell...

Roseville, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not all of the rooms are great but the 1st floor rooms are. This is a very clean Inn and good to stay at. The economy rooms are very, very small but the suites are first rate. The continental breakfast was coffee, orange juice and cheap small pastries. The Inn wifi was slow. Bed sheets were great as was the...

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Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Patrick for your review of the Catalina Island Inn. We have some economical rooms with smaller floor plans but we also have some great King rooms with large tile showers and balconies. Our first floor suites are spectacular. Instant oatmeal, fruit and juice along with scones and mini muffins can be enjoyed on those Private patios or guests enjoy...

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Catalina Island Inn has a friendly staff and a wonderful boutique feel. The location was great! We could walk just about anywhere. That being said my reason for only 3 stars is the incredibly small room, and I mean small! So small my husband and I had flashbacks to Tokyo and Paris tiny hotel rooms. We did get a reasonable...

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Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Catalina Island Inn. Everything on Catalina is compact--- we drive golf carts. If guests call to inquire or make a reservation by phone our operators can quote the exact square footage, amenities and location of each room within the hotel. Our least expensive Queen non view rooms have the smallest floor plans. We're...

Temecula, California
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are from SoCal and love to get out of the heat and hustle and head over to Paradise! We've stayed at a different hotel every time over the last 12 years we've visited Catalina. Catalina Island Inn is one of the best values and most beautiful hotels on the island! We have a room on the...

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Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5-star review of the Catalina Island Inn. We're so glad you found us and thanks for describing the hotel so beautifully. We love welcoming our return guests back and hope your next getaway to our island paradise is soon. Come celebrate a special occasion with us or create one. We'll have your room ready.

San Jacinto
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Well we stayed last year and are back again.The staff is so helpful . The room was clean and well kept. It was smaller than our last room but was ok with us. Most rooms are small one the island any way. Was so quiet and slept very well. It is really close to everything.We went on off season and...

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Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Jerry for your review of the Catalina Island Inn. Our guests are like family and we will delight in welcoming you back time after time. We strive to give our customers a place to retreat and get a restful night's sleep. Catalina's charm is as constant as the changing of the seasons--- and visitors should experience it all. Call...

Reviewed 19 February 2017

This hotel is adorable! The staff is super friendly and everything is decorated lovely. We had a Harborview king room, while small, was still wonderful. Everything was very clean and looked new. The tile shower even had the on/off knob on the other side of the shower so you didn't get wet while you're waiting for the water to warm...

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Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Tanya for your great review of the Catalina Island Inn. We are grateful that you mentioned our "super" staff. They care about every guest. We appreciate your comments and love welcoming guests back time after time and year after year.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spend the night at one of the best Catalina Island hotels, the Catalina Island Inn. Catalina Island is only a short sail away, twenty-two miles, from the California mainland, but a world away from the hectic pace. Catalina Island Inn hotel is located in the heart of Avalon, California, steps away from restaurants, shops, tours and the beach at Catalina Island. Walking is a wonderful way to explore our safe and charming town. Visitors don’t need a car to get around. Almost everything is within walking distance. Enjoy a special Catalina Island vacation in one of the Catalina Island Inn family rooms that accommodate up to five people. Catalina Island Inn is large enough to host family reunions & weddings and intimate enough for a romantic getaway.Whether you are on a solo-adventure or traveling with a crowd, the Catalina Island Inn has something for everyone. Rooms ranging from moderate priced twins or queen bed to luxury, harbor view, kings are available. The rooms are beautifully decorated in a clean, contemporary island motif. We are one of the most romantic Catalina hotels. Treat yourself to a relaxing getaway at the Catalina Island Inn hotel.The Catalina Island Inn is pleased to announce the opening of its new ground floor Patio Rooms!!! 5 spectacular new King bedded rooms and private patios with custom fireplaces, nurturing textures, spacious tiled showers, free wi-fi, flat screen TVs, quiet comfort, and lush contemporary décor. A handicap-accessible guest room is also available. It features unique luxury and also meets all ADA guidelines for wheelchair guests needing special conveniences. It includes easily accessible thresholds, widened doorways in addition elegant amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Catalina Island Inn

Address: 125 Metropole, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $170 - $373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Catalina Island Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Catalina Island Hotel Avalon
Catalina Island Inn Avalon, CA
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Avalon
#2 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Quieter rooms at back of the hotel, not all have air conditioning.”
535SteveH, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“stay on first floor”
FalconCalif, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a suite”
U4525TGpatrickh, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There is no elevator so be prepared for that.”
  • Sunset from Harbor View King room on the 4th floor.
tanyas999, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Travelers with children, should reserve the rooms on 1st floor to not disturb people sleeping because you can hear every footstep and noise.”
R809IKlisal, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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