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San Diego, California, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2012

My boyfirend and I had planned a romatic weekend in Catalina for my birthday, neither of us had ever been. I heard this was the best hotel on the island and I was not let down. The location was great right in the middle of the action. Our room had a huge patio with great views. They gave us a... More 

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had a great birthday vacation and that we were a part of it. Please visit us again soon. More 

Encino, California, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2012

From the moment we arrived to the breakfast buffet experience and the inherent charm of the building, we highly recommend this hotel. The staff were pleasant to a fault and there were always cookies around. What more could you ask for! While the room was cozy, the balcony on the 2nd floor made up for it. The next time we... More 

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1 Thank Alberta B
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Carlsbad, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2012

This was our first time to the Catalina Island. We stayed at the Avalon hotel. It is a great hotel, clean and great location. The staff are wonderful, friendly and great customer service. We felt very comfortable and enjoyed our time so much. I would like to especially thank Laurie Sanchez, awesome customer service and hotel keeper. Thank you.

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1 Thank Thu B
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

It's wonderful to hear that you had a great time. We'll be sure to share your compliments with Laurie. More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2012

I recently stayed for 1 night at the Avalon Hotel with my boyfriend. We had a wonderful experience! We were greeted by Laurie, the inn keeper, who was so friendly and helpful. Since we had limited time on the island she helped make reservations for us immediately for excursions and dinner. She then showed us our room which was clean... More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2012 via mobile

The Avalon hotel is one of the best hotels in Catalina if you want a nice view,nice staff and a good place to sleep. It does not serve an extensive breakfast so it is better to go out for food. It has a nice bathroom and a nice tv and you can rent DVDs. The front desk can call cabs... More 

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San Diego
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Reviewed 26 August 2012

This hotel was simply wonderful. The Inn Keepers are all so wonderfully hospitable. We were so warmly welcomed and shown up to our room. They do a simple wine and cheese gathering in the garden that is complimentary. Our room was wonderful. The bed was so comfortable...they have the memory foam mattresses. Everything was very clean. I would suggest an... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 23 August 2012

I just returned from a 3-day, 2 night stay at the Avalon Hotel, and had a wonderful experience there. We stayed in a 2nd floor Garden Room, which to my surprise had a very nice view of the pier and part of the marina. Enough that I was able to watch the sunrise from my room each morning! Not to... More 

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San Clemente, California
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2012

I wanted to plan a special getaway for my hard-working husband, just a little R & R for his birthday. The last time I had booked on Catalina, I took the bait for the "budget hotel" and were really sorry. I thought my husband would NEVER EVER let me book a hotel again after we had to leave budget hotel... More 

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Reviewed 13 August 2012 via mobile

My wife, my son (10 month old), and I had a great time here. Laurie, and the rest of the staff were great. They had lots of complementary teas, coffee and food. The view from the roof is great, the patio with coi pond is relaxing (you can help feed the fish), location is at the end of town away... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 11 August 2012

We stayed at the hotel for 3 nights and could not have been more pleased. Wonderful garden with complimentary continental breakfasts. Wine and cheese on Friday nights. Great location. Great view from rooftop. Rooms are outfitted with everything you need....beach towels, robes, wine glasses, popcorn, great tolietries. Lori provides top notch service. Would definitely stay again when in Avalon.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avalon Hotel offers premier boutique hotel accommodations in the heart of beautiful Catalina Island. We invite you to discover an environment of understated elegance, where luxurious bedding, unique artwork and hand-crafted hardwoods and tile combine to create an enchanting experience. Located just off the Southern California coast, Catalina Island offers a resort experience that is very accessible. Most of our Catalina Island hotel rooms have breath-taking ocean views of Avalon harbor and its scenic surroundings. The breathtaking views from our Rooftop Getaway are sure to be a highlight of your stay at The Avalon Hotel. With a 360-degree vista of Avalon and its charming harbor, the Rooftop offers the ideal spot to sightsee and relax. From classic Craftsman styling and modern conveniences, deluxe bedding and upscale bath amenities, to an all-around relaxed atmosphere, The Avalon Hotel offers a unique hotel experience to every one of our welcomed guests. ... more   less 

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Address: 124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $169 - $414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Avalon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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The Avalon Hotel Catalina Island, CA
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#1 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
#3 Family Hotel in Avalon
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“Ask about the view and size.”
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“All the rooms are great!”
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“No elevator so if mobility is an issue you definitely need ground floor.”
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“Flight of stairs up to lobby so when you arrive w/ luggage come in the back instead. MUCH easier.”
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