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Banning House Lodge

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Shuttle Bus Service
Wifi
Free Parking
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved the "community" this place was so great. Enjoyed walking to the town, seeing both harbors, and the little Red School House! Great to see that no vehicles for visitors are allowed on the island. Didn't see the buffalos, which was the only disappointment....More

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Want a wonderful romantic or solo getaway where you can unplug for a couple days, enjoy spectacular views (of the Isthmus on one side and Catalina Harbor on the other), and top off your full day of activity or relaxation with a sunset wine & cheese...More

1  Thank onthelooselive
Response from CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Banning House LodgeResponded January 19, 2018

Dear Onthelooselive, Thank you for choosing the Banning House Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Banning House dates back to 1910 - back when it took two days to get there from Avalon. It is rustic, it is peaceful and absolutely delightful. The staff was totally hospitable and welcoming. Nothing better than sitting in the reading room and looking out...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

The Real Catalina. Years ago we’d come by boat to dive. This time, celebrating a big birthday, the boat was little ferry from San Pedro on a spring day. Warm welcome from the host who shuttled us from dock uphill to the lodge. Killer views...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

My wife & I loved our short stay in Two Harbors and at Banning House. The lodge itself is somewhat rustic and the accommodations lean more basic than luxurious, but the laid back vibe is refreshing & relaxing. The views of both harbors are fantastic...More

Thank carl_swartz
Response from CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Banning House LodgeResponded April 23, 2018

Dear Carl, Thank you for choosing the Banning House Lodge. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Sal Manager

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Breakfast included
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Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$225 - US$476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$225 - US$476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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pumpkin67
March 11, 2018|
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Response from lattejr | Reviewed this property |
You can have all of that in two harbors.I would recommend calling the visitor center, they are so helpful! The banning house lodge is low key and gives more of an unplugged experience on the two harbors side of the island... More
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sheppardrosemary
April 29, 2017|
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Response from Route 66 Kicks | Reviewed this property |
I would call first to see if your needs can be met.
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"Go in the off season and have it all to yourself!"
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"For something really special they do have a nicer room with a private balcony"
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"Rooms in adjacent buildings are quieter."
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