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Oceanside, California
Reviewed 23 March 2015

If you want your spa, your state of the art room, your concierge...this is not for you. Its an old building, very well kept providing the basic for a couple of days: A room with a clean bed, a TV ,a bathroom with a shower and coffee in the lobby in the morning..... Friendly staff...good price for what it is....

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear eroth40, Thanks for your feedback of the Hotel Atwater. We hope that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

Week day rate of $100 I found was a surprise. I was a little concerned about what it would be like but the room was clean although a little small, staff very friendly and accommodating with luggage storage while waiting for the ferry, and the view from the 3rd floor facing the ocean was great. Be sure to ask for...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Mark T, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Roberto Perico General Manager

San Diego, CA
Reviewed 14 March 2015

What the Atwater lacks in luxury it makes up for in customer service. Welcoming helpful staff. The location is ideal. It's located right in the heart of town. We enjoyed our stay here very much and will stay here again.

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear 3worldtravelers, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to seeing again in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 10 March 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend recently made reservations at this long time hotel that included a Catalina Express package. We Discovered the location of the Atwater to be a pleasant walk from the pier. However, there are several matters of disppointment to new guest. Such as; * The bathrooms are extremely tiny. Barley worthy for child usage. Absolutely NO counter space for your...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Walter, Thank you sharing your experience at the Hotel Atwater. We appreciate your feedback as we try to improve the guest experience of this historic 1920s hotel. We hope that you will consider the Hotel Atwater again for future stays on Catalina Island. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Perfect hotel "to come home to" after exploring Avalon for the day. Welcoming staff, stored our luggage when we arrived on an early boat which allowed us to jump right in to the charm of Avalon. Located in "the heart of Avalon" made dining, shopping, enjoying activities a breeze. Across the street from Discovery Tour Plaza where land tours depart....

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thank you for your review of the Hotel Atwater. We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Brunswick, Ohio
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Wanted an older, quaint hotel with character. Great value and great service. 3 floors with stairs only. Staff went out of their way to make the stay memorable. Asked about obtaining copies of prints they had in their lobby and Jacqueline emailed me the answer the following day. Brett was charming. Book here if you want a quaint, clean room...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Benandme, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Hotel Atwater in the future! Best Regards, Roberto Perico

Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

An old hotel but clean and with a great location, close to everything. No elevator! So take that into account... We had a good time here although the room is basic and small, it was clean and functional. Something for the management to consider: Not enough electrical outlets for modern time gadgets that need to be recharged! You would be...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Avi, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your feedback as we look for ways to improve the guest experience. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We got a great deal on this hotel since we went during the off season, and booked an economy Queen room since we were only staying one night and didn't anticipate spending a lot of time in the room. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. They had water in the lobby, and coffee and tea in the morning. When...

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Erin, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Reviewed 22 February 2015

Love the friendly service and perfect location of the Hotel Atwater. Jacqueline and Luis were wonderful. The bed was comfy, the room was clean, and the lobby was charming & quaint. I will definitely be a returning guest.

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Teamcole1, We look forward to welcoming you back to the Hotel Atwater again in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Lindsay, California
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Everything is so expensive in Avalon that I was afraid to get a hotel reservation. But we were able to get good rates at the Atwater, and although the hotel is not special, it, like nearly everything in Avalon, has a good location. The rooms are small and the hotel is older. We had no issues with cleanliness or service,...

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Kathryn, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your feedback regarding the Hotel Atwater and we look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 1/2 a block from the beach, the historic Hotel Atwater was built in the 1920's and offers a wide variety of room types from Economy Rooms, Standard Rooms to Suites. This hotel fits any budget and is perfect for active couples, families, scuba divers and large groups. Offerings include: Complimentary baggage service from the ferry, Suites and Standard Rooms feature air conditioning / heating, iron and ironing boards, Suites and Standard Rooms feature hair dryers, basic-cable TV - free HBO and Showtime, senior, military and group discounts, complimentary storage room for dive gear, mountain bikes and luggage. Outdoor rinse-off showers for divers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Atwater

Address: 125 Sumner Street, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $126 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Atwater 3*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Atwater Hotel Avalon
Hotel Atwater Catalina Island, CA - Avalon
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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“Rooms near the entrance on Sumner have street and bar noise, choose a room in the center of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles 459jamesp459, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lots of stairs to climb no elevators, staff will help. Upgrade for better view”
 of 5 bubbles 77TG16, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 241 has 2 queen beds, a larger bathroom and a closet. If you get a 3rd floor room, there is no one above to make noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Vacationers62, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Economy means SMALL even if it is a King Bed room.”
 of 5 bubbles SoCalAdventureSeeker, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No elevators. Hotel is 3 stories. If you can't do stairs request first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles joanr212, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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