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Glenmore Plaza Hotel

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
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“oldest hotel”(8 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Concierge
Spa
Banquet Room
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
3 Star Hotel
Catalina Island’s Glenmore Plaza Hotel is Catalina Island’s most established hotel. We are located on the beach in the heart of Avalon. While the hotel still retains its Victorian Charm, all of our suites and many of our rooms were recently renovated to provide our guest with the most...
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Location and contact
120 Sumner Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
55.2 km to Long Beach Municipal Airport
45 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited for one night as 2 couples in 2 rooms, with 2 of us from Australia and the other couple being my daughter and her fiancé from LA. We booked via hotels.com at the same rate for both rooms, but ended up with a...More

Thank grahamc8688
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel staff was very nice and friendly. The hotel was clean and offered a great place to relax while cooling down from being outside all day. The hotel is old so you will notice the structure has settled and floors may be uneven but...More

Thank Jen B
Response from Glenmore P, Public Relations Manager at Glenmore Plaza HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5-star review. We appreciate it!

Reviewed 13 June 2018

Comfortable but be aware...The building is over 120 years old and various areas within the rooms, halls, and staircases have sagged over the years. It's kind of like walking drunk, but you're not drunk! But tolerable once you got the feel of the place. The...More

1  Thank Douglas R
Response from Glenmore P, Public Relations Manager at Glenmore Plaza HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We appreciate it!

Reviewed 1 May 2018

We stayed at this hotel for three nights for a birthday trip and found the hotel to be fairly nice but falling short on cleaning, quality of breakfast and staff attitude and professionalism. We chose this hotel despite the price (over $400 for a weekend...More

1  Thank trishthedish100
Response from Glenmore P, Public Relations Manager at Glenmore Plaza HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Happy to hear you enjoyed our location and the comfort level during your stay. We value your opinion and will pass it along to our management team for evaluation. We hope you will give us...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

What a gem of a place! The family-run hotel shows it. It’s the second oldest hotel in all of California. So the public parts are quite antique and charming. So the carpet in the main hallways could use an upgrade - they’ve definitely paid attention...More

Thank OregonRainGuy
Response from Glenmore P, Public Relations Manager at Glenmore Plaza HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Happy to hear you enjoyed our historic hotel and quaintness of it all. We will pass along your kind words to the staff/owners. Hope to welcome you back to Glenmore Plaza Hotel again soon.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Spa
Details
Price range
US$136 - US$1,220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Spa Hotel in Avalon
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$136 - US$1,220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Spa Hotel in Avalon
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Jennifer S
15 May 2016|
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Response from AZBrook | Reviewed this property |
Call the hotel directly for answers to your questions! That's what I did before I went to Catalina Island. I called several times with different questions. They could not be more helpful and knowledgeable. I can't stress... More
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507juneb
29 August 2015|
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Response from James A | Property representative |
Yes, you can call the hotel and request a room with a view. Please be aware that the suites and premium rooms usually come with either ocean views or town/mountain views.
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NancyNative
10 March 2015|
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Response from 763RomanCB | Reviewed this property |
This is the middle of the off season for them, and when we were there three weeks ago, there were less than 6 rooms rented. We were asked if an upper floor room would be OK, and we took one. I think they'd be happy to... More
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"#303 had a nice view of the bay and casino."
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"Interior rooms smelled moldy with no windows to open."
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"We were on the third floor with a balcony and close to town all within walking distance."
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"Just avoid altogether! Not as advertised!"
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