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The Old Turner Inn

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There is nothing like the staying at The Old Turner Inn. You'll feel connected to the Island by being hosted by a family that has had roots here since 1878. Located in the heart of Avalon, just one short block from the waterfront, beaches, shops & restaurants, this immaculately kept Cape Cod structure reveals a balance of comfort and elegance to its guests. Sunny sitting porches, in-room fireplaces, private bathrooms, antiques, gallery quality artwork of Catalina scenes, historic family photos, and a grand piano combined with our full, scrumptious hot breakfast and friendly staff... Together, they set the mood for a unique, romantic and relaxing Island getaway.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Centrally Located
Historic Hotel
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Grade: 96 out of 100
51Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
20Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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We have been staying here for years now. We have stayed in every room except the one downstairs room. Each one is comfortable and different. This trip we stayed in the Seashell room. Very clean, large king bed (very comfortable), tub bath with a shower head.

We stayed three
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Response from OldTurnerInn, General Manager at The Old Turner Inn
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much! It was wonderful to have you back. See you next time!
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My husband booked this place and I was initially disappointed as the room was on the small side with just a bedroom and a bathroom (the Seashell Room), but the amenities of Old Turner made up for it. Breakfast was excellent - frittata one day and French toast bake the next. Wine
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This venue was one of our better stays this year... which is saying something. We are consummate travelers, fortunate to have the freedom and the means to travel world-wide. We choose our lodging very carefully and the Old Turner Inn worked out to be a superb choice. Close to
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Response from OldTurnerInn, General Manager at The Old Turner Inn
Responded Nov. 4, 2018
Hi Ed! So happy to hear it. It was so neat to have you and Lynnea here. And thanks for the great review. Hope you make it back soon. Kathleen
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My wife and I just spent 3 days on the island and stayed at the inn. It couldn't have been better. The inn is located in a convenient part of town. Roger, the inn keeper, did a great job taking care of us. Each morning he fixed a different breakfast which was yummy, not too h
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Response from OldTurnerInn, General Manager at The Old Turner Inn
Responded Oct. 9, 2018
So glad you came to The Old Turner Inn. Roger loves sharing stories of our family's early days on the Island. Thanks for the great review! Hope to have you back soon. Kathleen
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We had a lovely stay on Catalina Island in this very charming and historic bed and breakfast. Kathleen was a wonderful hostess and made delicious breakfast every morning. And the appetizers and wine before dinner was an added bonus. We were a block from the marina, shops and rest
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Response from OldTurnerInn, General Manager at The Old Turner Inn
Responded Sep. 22, 2018
Thank you for the great review! It was so fun having you two here. We look forward to your next visit - and your help in the kitchen, lol.
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Good morning, do you have availability for my adult daughter and me Fri. and Sat. nights Sept. 7-9? Also, what is your nightly rate? Thank you, our first visit to Catalina!
Hi Thanks for contacting The Old Turner Inn. Yes, we have 2 rooms available for the nights of September 7 & 8 with check out on the 9th. Seashell Room $250/night - king bed, fireplace, private bath Wicker Room $220/night - queen bed, private bath That includes a full, hot breakfast in the morning as well as wine and light appetizers in the evening. We are located just 200 yards up the street from the main waterfront beaches with all the shops and restaurants. We have free wi-fi, beach towels and beach chairs for our guests. You can view the room rates and descriptions on our website. To reserve a room, call me at 310-510-2236, we'd love to help make your first visit to the island memorable. It's a special place. Kathleen
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Innkeeper, We are looking for an overnight lodging from Oct 6 to Oct 7 2018. Does your inn provide for one-night stay? Thank you in advance.
Hello, thanks for contacting The Old Turner Inn. We do have rooms available that weekend, however we do have a 2 night minimum at this time with any Saturday night stay. So, either Fri/Sat or Sat/Sun. I do happen to have a Saturday only stay available on Sept. 15, if your plans are flexible. Check back with us as it gets closer to the weekend, and we may be able to help. Otherwise, within a couple of weeks of the weekend, the Catalina Chamber of Commerce will have a list of hotels with availability on upcoming weekends - and those with Saturday only stays available. Their number is 310-510-1520. Kathleen
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Are you open in January?
Yes, we are open. We have special mid-week discounted and weekend rates in January. Call to make a reservation 310-510-2236
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Hello, I'd like to stay at the Old Turner Inn for one night, either Sunday Aug 9 or Mon Aug 10. I'm bringing my best friend from the East Coast who's been eager to visit Catalina for years. What availability do you have those days and what is the price range? Thank you, Dana Harrell of Northridge, CA
Great place to stay. Can't recommend it enough. Darling B&B, clean and charming. Family raised in Catalina so they know the history. Kathleen provides a full breakfast at 9:00 and a light happy hour at 5:30 with 2 bottles of wine, one red one white. Lots of places to eat, but if you like Italian food, go to the Portofino Villa. Enjoy!
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"All rooms except one are upstairs."
"Go for one of the suites"
"Ask for the Queen Suite"
"Queen Suite"
"The Wicker Room is spacious and private, away from other guests."
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