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Hotel Metropole

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Would stay everytime in the same hotel. The grounds were very clean and attractive. Tourist friendly also. Loved the room decor and the location location location. The staff was very friendly. The area below the hotel was also named Metropole marketplace. The elevator is wayyyyy cool also.

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Yorba Linda, Ca.
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Took my sister, who lives in Georgia, to Catalina Island for my birthday. She loved the golf carts and insisted on driving the whole day. Cruised over and back on the Catalina Flyer in the Commodore Lounge. Took one of the many jeep tours to tour the Island interior and saw the buffalo. Also, took a boat to feed the...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 November 2016

For the past 13 years our family has celebrated my birthday in Avalon and ALWAYS stay at the Metropole Hotel , always in the same rooms overlooking Crescent Ave and the harbor. Hotel staff are always warm, friendly and extremely accommodating. Thank you all.

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Gregg M, Manager at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

13 celebrations in a row at our property is one of the best things we can hear! Thank you for your continued stays with us and we will do everything to make sure you have many more. Please let us know next time you are coming so we can make it extra special.

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

I think what sets The Metropole apart is the staff. The management has assembled a really great staff. They go above and beyond to assure a comfortable stay. The hotel and our room were spotless. There were little caring touches here and there. The breakfast and afternoon wine and cheese spreads were impressive. Yet above all, the front desk staff...

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Chula Vista, California
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is our first visit to Hotel Metropole. Everything in Avalon is within walking distance, so walking from the Catalina Express to the hotel was not difficult. We were enticed by a Travelzoo promotion and decided to stay for three nights, Monday - Thursday, just following Jazz Trax weekend. It was a very quiet time to stay. We booked directly...

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Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Was in Avalon for a wedding, stayed at the Hotel Metropole, and couldn't have been happier. The staff was very nice and efficient. The little breakfast bar each morning was enough to get the day started. Rooms were clean and a pretty good size. I had a ocean peak off of my balcony. Great stay and recommended.

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CA
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Catalina Island and stayed at Hotel Metropole. Very satisfied with the accommodations. The room was clean and kept up well. Prices were reasonable. I appreciated the free wifi which kept my boys occupied.

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We just returned home from an 2 day/1 night trip to Avalon. There were 5 of us total, my husband, another couple and our friend. We all had different rooms. My husband and I were in the Beach House, because we were hosting a work event there and we were entertaining some of our local friends on the island. You...

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1Thank makeupkitty2016
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 October 2016

As an event coordinator who helped plan a destination wedding on an island I was not familiar with... Hotel Metropole turned out to be a gem on all counts! We took up almost the entire hotel and at every turn we experienced above and beyond professionalism and assistance! It doesn't hurt that the hotel is clean, modern and amazingly located!

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We used Metropole for our wedding block and we basically took over the whole hotel. I got the beach house as a place for getting ready on our wedding day. The space was perfect for what we needed: room for hair and make up, and a gaggle of bridesmaids! We stayed in suite 102 for our wedding night and this...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Metropole is the finest beachfront hotel on the island. VIP Oceanfront suites, jacuzzi baths, balconies, fireplaces available, complimentary continental breakfast, 40" flat screen TV's, free wifi, L'Occitane products, Frette linens, slippers & robes, rooftop jacuzzi and sundeck, private 2-bedroom Beach House, A Touch of Heaven day spa. The Metropole Market Place is just downstairs: miniature bowling, XT theater and arcade, Metropole Cafe, Coney's famous eatery, M Restaurant by ZEST, full service beauty salon, jewelry, clothing, unique gifts, gallery, special coffees and freshly baked treats, natural products and holistic remedies. Our property has everything you need for an amazing vacating on Catalina island! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Metropole

Address: 205 Crescent Ave., P.O. Box 1900, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $275 - $458 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Metropole 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Metropole Hotel Avalon
Hotel Metropole Catalina Island, CA - Avalon
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#3 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#8 Family Hotel in Avalon
#8 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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“Coffee table was peeling and didn't fit with the niceness of the room, Outside deck chairs uneven resulting in rocking unless wedged with something to even out. For the cost we expected a coffee maker in the room. With an injured foot it was difficult to get to lobby for coffee. On a positive note the staff was superb and very helpful and courteous.”
 of 5 bubbles U3299KKjamese, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pillows were uncomfortable. Found other pillows in the closet when I was packing to leave. ”
 of 5 bubbles jennyrunyan, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Offered discount for the night of the birthday. Could have offered water and coffee in the lobby during the day. ”
 of 5 bubbles 101ggkids, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want an oceanfront room, request one of the regular, larger oceanfront rooms with a balcony to sit on, and better views.”
 of 5 bubbles Hotel-Designer, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“LOCATION was excellent. 4th floor Balcony rooms above Marketplace should have the best harbor view and quiet.”
  • From our balcony: Partial Ocean View
 of 5 bubbles gsgarcia2010, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
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