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The Avalon Hotel

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La Quinta, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2013

My wife and I have been coming to Catalina Island for the last 30+ years and have stayed at many of the hotels on the island. The Avalon is by far the best. The room, view, staff, continental breakfast, décor and everything was perfect. This is truly a "hidden gem" on the Island. We will definitely be coming back for... More 

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4 Thank Ron S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Avalon and would recommend it to anyone planning a trip to the island. The staff went out of their way to help us and the experience is one will repeat on our next trip to California. Jo and Pete, UK.

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3 Thank Pete S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

My husband and i stayed at The Avalon for 3 nights and we had a great stay. The room was big and clean, we had our balcony that we could relax and enjoy the view. Breakfast every morning in the garden with all those birds flying, it was perfect. Would definitly go back.

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1 Thank Julie F
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2013

I surprised my wife with a 3 day getaway to Catalina. All we wanted was a nice, quaint, central little place that we could relax in and explore the city. This hotel hit every mark and exceeded expectations. We loved the room, staff, breakfast, and decor. The complimentary coffee, tea, and snacks were a nice little touch as well. We... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 2 August 2013 via mobile

Been coming to the island for 3 years and have been disappointed with hotels UNTIL NOW! The Avalon Hotel is a place that we will revisit time and time again! The attention to detail is really noticeable from the minute you arrive. Rooms are very nice and the staff exceptionally attentive to everything you need. The garden area where you... More 

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Lancaster, California
1 review
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Our stay at the Avalon Hotel was just wonderful!! What a beautiful place, so clean and inviting, it gave the feel of a bed and breakfast! The breakfast that was served in the garden area was very nice! The staff was amazing, so friendly, made us feel like family!! We bought the couples massage package and it was the best... More 

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canoga park
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Reviewed 25 July 2013

Well all i can say is "WOW WOW WOW"...and more than a mouthful of greater things to come...if you decide to stay here?...just for notable mention the staff is truly the greatest ....i have ever incountered, as well...the hotel has so many plus+++++and it is truly hard to squezz it all in the typo box!...do your self the favor and... More 

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Redondo Beach, CA
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Reviewed 24 July 2013

I come to Avalon every year and stay at Villa Portofino and this year I decided to try a new hotel. The rest of my group chose the Pavilion but I chose the Avalon Hotel and I was very glad I did. To start off, they provide taxi vouchers to and from the boat dock. The staff, and Lorie, were... More 

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Santee, California
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Reviewed 10 July 2013

This hotel was everything it advertised. We stayed overnight in early June. Weather was wonderful. The staff was friendly, warm and professional. Hotel was clean and comfortable with beautiful architecture, furnishings and views. We received a complementary bottle of Champagne when they heard we were celebrating our wedding anniversary. Breakfast on the patio was wonderful. Rarely do you find one... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 7 July 2013

I have lived in California all my life, but have never ventured to Catalina. My Husband surprised me with a trip for our fifth wedding anniversary. We had originally book at the Catalina Canyon resort, but became leery with all the poor trip advisor reviews. However we were willing to give them a shot. One of the reviews advised that... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avalon Hotel offers premier boutique hotel accommodations in the heart of beautiful Catalina Island. We invite you to discover an environment of understated elegance, where luxurious bedding, unique artwork and hand-crafted hardwoods and tile combine to create an enchanting experience. Located just off the Southern California coast, Catalina Island offers a resort experience that is very accessible. Most of our Catalina Island hotel rooms have breath-taking ocean views of Avalon harbor and its scenic surroundings. The breathtaking views from our Rooftop Getaway are sure to be a highlight of your stay at The Avalon Hotel. With a 360-degree vista of Avalon and its charming harbor, the Rooftop offers the ideal spot to sightsee and relax. From classic Craftsman styling and modern conveniences, deluxe bedding and upscale bath amenities, to an all-around relaxed atmosphere, The Avalon Hotel offers a unique hotel experience to every one of our welcomed guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Avalon Hotel

Address: 124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $182 - $445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Avalon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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The Avalon Hotel Catalina Island, CA
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#1 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
#3 Family Hotel in Avalon
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“Ask about the view and size.”
 of 5 bubbles Winterbourne, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles JBrooks2334, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No elevator so if mobility is an issue you definitely need ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles lisamajella2016, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Flight of stairs up to lobby so when you arrive w/ luggage come in the back instead. MUCH easier.”
 of 5 bubbles realguest, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“bay view rooms also have balconies”
 of 5 bubbles sanDiegoBaxter, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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