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Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island

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Escape the hustle and bustle of life on the mainland and experience a relaxing island getaway at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island. Nestled in the foothills of romantic Catalina Island, our peaceful resort features spacious rooms equipped with a full compliment of lavish amenities. It also boasts a range of premium services and conveniences,designed to ensure maximum comfort and convenience for the length of any stay. Get your heart pumping in our 24-hour fitness center or take a relaxing dip in our heated outdoor pool. Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul at our European day spa, which offers an unforgettable combination of healing techniques, lush garden courtyards and an inviting architectural style that evokes thoughts of an exclusive Mediterranean resort. Overlooking the beautiful town of Avalon, our island resort is the ideal destination for family vacations, romantic escapes or weekend business retreats.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We stayed at the Holiday Inn for 2 nights and couldn't have been happier. Loved the location. Tucked away, but walking distance to Avalon. Our room was nice with a very comfortable bed. The staff was super friendly and helpful. We also had the pleasure of meeting the manager
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Response from ocasillas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Ms. Starla W., Thank-you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Holiday Inn on Santa Catalina Island. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedbacks. We are delighted to hear that we were able to assist you with more information so that you were able to enjoy your stay on the island more. We look forward to your next visit! Sincerely, Mrs. Ophelia de Casillas Front Office Manager
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Our first trip to Catalina to celebrate my Daughters Birthday and this hotel was outstanding . Front desk staff were wonderful and helped a lot with suggestions. First the shuttle staff greet us with a smile and a pleasant ride to the hotel, which is ten minutes. Oh, it’s a
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Response from ocasillas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island
Responded 27 Nov 2018
Dear hcrtex, Thank-you for taking the time to tell us your experience at the Holiday Inn on Santa Catalina Island. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedbacks. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, and we look forward in serving you again. Sincerely, Mrs.Ophelia de Casillas Front Office Manager
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We were able to stay in the suite and oh my goodness!!! It was beautiful; we had TWO BALCONIES!!! The staff was very friendly and helpful; the shuttle guys were the best (Thanks Juan, Rueben, etc!), we got so much use out of it. Even though it’s a bit far from the downtown area,
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Response from ocasillas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island
Responded 24 Aug 2018
Dear Ms. Tess A, Thank-you for taking the time to tell us your experience at the Holiday Inn on Santa Catalina Island. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedbacks. We were delighted to hear that you had a great time with us, and we look forward in serving you again. Kindly Regards, Mrs.Ophelia de Casillas Front Office Manager
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For the money we paid, we would’ve expected a resort that wasn’t so tired looking, with stains on the rugs and really kind of dirty. Also I called front desk our first night, to ask that housekeeping remove the cigarette butts from our balcony, obviously from a previous guest,
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Response from ocasillas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island
Responded 11 Aug 2018
Dear Rather tired, Thank-you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Holiday Inn on Santa Catalina Island. Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We use feedback, such as yours, to continuously make changes to our brand to improve the guest experience. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the any inconvenience you faced during your stay. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future, so that we can provide a better experience. Sincerely, Mrs. Ophelia de Casillas Front Office Manager
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I booked a last minute stay at the Holiday Inn with my parents who were visiting from out of state so we could escape the SoCal heat wave. The shuttle arrived shortly after we arrived at the ferry terminal which was convenient because it is a bit of an uphill hike (doable but if
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Response from ocasillas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island
Responded 29 Jul 2018
Thank-you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Holiday Inn on Santa Catalina Island. Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We use feedback, such as yours, to continuously make changes to our brand to improve the guest experience. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. What did concerned me is that you mention that we have resort fee, the only thing we do have is an incidental deposit fee , but not a resort fee. Thank-you again for your comments, and we look forward in serving you again.
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The Standard King Room at the Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island
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The Standard Double Queen Room at the Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island
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How long does it take to get your security deposit back
How do I get to the island?
There is an hour long ferry you can take from Long Beach called Catalina Island Express. It’s about $35 I believe
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The staff only includes the people working the desk, housekeeping, & shuttle drivers. There is no breakfast provided. You would have to pay for it in their restaurant. If you are looking for an upscale experience, this is not the hotel. There were nicer places actually in Avalon.
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Holiday Inn provides a shuttle that runs about every 30 minutes that will pick you up by the street once you get off the Catalina Express boat. Don't confuse the Avalon tram that charges $1 for the hotel shuttle. It will not take you to the hotel. The shuttle is a white van with the Holiday Inn logo clearly marked. If you take a taxi, they will try to charge you about $11 each way. The hotel shuttle stops running at 9:45 PM.
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they would only rent for 2 hours maximum when we were there. the hotel has a shuttle that runs all day till 7:30 pm. the driver is curious and is quick when you call for a ride.
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"Book the family room or rooms not in the main buildings"
"Pool Room view is great"
"No good rooms"
"ask for higher floor room facing the balcony facing bayfront."
"It's probably best not to be too close to the elevator because of the noise."
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PRICE RANGE
US$121 - US$414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
catalina canyon hotel avalonbest western avaloncatalina canyon resort and spa
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Catalina Canyon Resort & Spa
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaCatalina IslandAvalon
NUMBER OF ROOMS
75
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