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Catalina Island Inn

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Spend the night at one of the best Catalina Island hotels, the Catalina Island Inn. Catalina Island is only a short sail away from the southern California mainland, but a world away from the city life. Catalina Island Inn hotel is located in the heart of Avalon, California, steps away from restaurants, shops, tours and the beach. Walking is a wonderful way to explore our safe and charming town. Visitors don’t need a car to get around. Almost everything is close by. Enjoy a special Catalina Island vacation in one of the Catalina Island Inn family rooms that accommodate up to five people. Catalina Island Inn hosts family reunions & weddings and is still intimate enough for a romantic getaway. Whether you are on a solo-adventure or traveling with a crowd, the Catalina Island Inn has something for everyone. Rooms range from moderate priced twins or queen bed non view rooms to luxury, harbor view, king rooms and suites. Accommodations are beautifully decorated in a clean, contemporary island style. We are one of the most romantic Catalina hotels. Treat yourself to a relaxing getaway at the Catalina Island Inn hotel. The Catalina Island Inn is pleased to feature its 5 spectacular ground floor King bedded rooms with private patios, fireplaces, nurturing textures and spacious tiled showers. All rooms have free wi-fi, flat screen TVs, quiet comfort, and lush contemporary décor. A handicap-accessible guest room is also available. Its unique luxury also meets all ADA guidelines for wheelchair guests needing special conveniences including easily accessible thresholds, widened doorways and a bench in the large tiled shower. Come "home" to Catalina Island Inn.
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Grade: 97 out of 100
51Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
20Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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The room was cozy but clean. All the amenities worked. Wifi was free but spotty but that is the case for the entire town. Staff was friendly. Location was excellent--super close to just about everything in Avalon, within walking distance to all the restaurants, the Casino, be
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Response from Martin C, Owner at Catalina Island Inn
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks Ryan-- We appreciate your wonderful review. There are so many reasons to plan a return visit to the Catalina Island Inn. 88% of the island is protected and will never be built over or developed. We have one of the largest wilderness areas in southern Los Angeles County with spectacular vistas and coves revealed only to hikers or kayakers. Many visitors go for the "wild side" to see bison, mule deer, our endemic Catalina fox and the occasional bald eagle. The town of Avalon is quaint and romantic. Learn about its history and culture at the Catalina Island Museum just steps from the Inn. Runners will be gearing up for the Catalina Marathon in March. There are spring festivals, outdoor concerts and events that will delight you. Ask us about our "Best of Winter" specials and come stay with us again soon.
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This hotel has a great location. In Avalon, nothing is too far, but the Catalina Island Inn is right in the heart of everything but far enough away from the evening party noise. We opted for the least expensive room as we didn't plan on staying in it much. It was small but cle
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Response from Martin C, Owner at Catalina Island Inn
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks so much for this great review of Catalina Island Inn. Every room in our boutique hotel is different. There are 3 types of Queen non view rooms, Classic Kings, King rooms with balconies and Family rooms that will sleep up to 5 people. Guests may book based on the details on our website or call to speak to us about room options. As you stated, many travelers choose a smaller, less expensive room, preferring to spend their money on unique tours, amazing attractions and dining out. Good communication contributes to customer satisfaction. Our outstanding staff responds promptly to guest's concerns. We love having the opportunity to upgrade visitors who have an issue we can't fix. Every room regardless of type, size or price is very clean, comfortable and comes with great amenities. Save up to 50% off (excluding New Year's). Our "Best of Winter" package offers rates as low as $117 per person for 1-night's lodging in a Basic Queen non view (Sunday-Thursday), with round trip boat and taxi transfers for two. We hope you'll be back again soon. Catalina is the "Isle of Romance" and the Inn's staff will help you make your travel dreams come true.
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Here are the essentials:

1)The hotel is located close to where you want to be. There's a small Vons grocery store next door and several eateries, coffee shops, and souvenir stores nearby. The beach is nearby too.

2)The hotel is well-kept and rooms are clean and well-appointed.
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Response from Martin C, Owner at Catalina Island Inn
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Happy Camper--- Thanks so much for this great review of the Catalina Island Inn. Your comments about the Cruise Ship Twin room (our smallest and least expensive accommodation) are especially appreciated. Guests can pick a room type (Twin, Queen, King, Double/Double, Suite or Family room) on our website. When calling the hotel you can select your exact room from those available. Our reservation specialists will share information about its location within the building (proximity to the street or hotel stairs), view potential, furnishings (benches, chairs, night stands) and bathroom amenities. Our King Balcony, King Suites and Family rooms all have Keurig coffee systems. It is nice to have Von's next door --- every room has a mini refrigerator. Good communication with guests makes it easy to meet your expectations. Savvy travelers like you are a delight to welcome back again and again. We are committed to provide the best value and hospitality on Catalina Island.
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My husband and i spent a few days on the island to celebrate our honeymoon. We had a very nice room with a balcony and a great view of the harbor. Though we were warned that the view equated to taking three flights of stairs to get to the room we weren’t detoured... just wish we
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Response from Martin C, Owner at Catalina Island Inn
Responded 4 weeks ago
Congratulations Jill and Thank you -- We appreciate your outstanding review of Catalina Island Inn. We also love your 4th floor photos and will have them posted on our Facebook page. You tackled our "StairMaster" and reaped the benefits of the King Harbor view rooms. Please ask our staff to carry your luggage to the upper floors next time. They are happy to assist you. Our convenient location and clean comfortable rooms can't be beat. Prices have also never been better with up to 50% off everything this winter. Seek adventure or do nothing and rest afterwards. There are so many beautiful places to just contemplate life and appreciate magical moments. We hope you'll want to celebrate future special occasions with us. We'll have your room ready.
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Lovely old hotel with helpful and pleasant staff, right off the main drag. Walkable from Catalina Express dock, and close to everything (including the funky old Von's!). Would recommend and return! Rooms are not very big, but extremely charming.
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Response from Martin C, Guest Relations Manager at Catalina Island Inn
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Mike--- Thanks for your great review of Catalina Island Inn. Our hotel has a 40-year legacy of hospitality and value. Guests choose the exact room type (or specific room, based on availability) that meets their budget and expectations. With all rooms 25-50% off this winter, try one of our King Balcony rooms or a King Suite with a fireplace and private patio (they're 460 sq ft of luxury). Thanks for mentioning our awesome location and helpful staff. We care about every guest. Call us to plan your next island getaway. The holidays are magical on the island with hometown charm and fun festivities. See you again soon.
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We have 50 people all adults we can do 4 to room plus one disabled room can you accommodate all of us in Sept/oct
You would need to contact the hotel.
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Hello, I want to book a queen room, would my one year old be able to fit on the bed with me and my husband?! Thanks!
We had a "queen" and I think you could do it, it might be tight. Our room had a single also. You might consider using it with extra pillows & blankets around the bed on the floor. We've had great success with that technique & sleep better. Cheers, Badger
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What about an emotional service animal?
We allow essential, small sized service dogs. There is a $100 non refundable pet fee and we only allow therapy dogs in specific rooms near the exits or on the first floor of the hotel. Call us to get assistance.
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HI- Wondering if you are walking distance from the ferry and how far?
It's a lovely 8-10 min walk from the boat to the hotel.
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Me and my husband bring our 2kids 9 years old and 23 months old can we get i get reservstion for the hotel 1 bed my kids doesnt want to sleep in separate bed...is that ok
yes, you can get a family room at Catalina Island Inn which had 1 queen bed, a single bed and s toddler bed. Other hotels may have 2 beds bit my experience us they have mostly 1 king bed in rooms EXCEPT for the family rooms. good luck!
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"rooms on the street can be noise since the golf carts are noisy. didn't bother us though."
"This hotel has no elevator and all the rooms with a view are on the third and above floors."
"Room 102 or 101"
"I love to look out at the water so we booked a water view on the 4th floor."
"Cabin Room true to size, no View."
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PRICE RANGE
US$133 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
catalina island hotel avalon
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaCatalina IslandAvalon
NUMBER OF ROOMS
39
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