We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

El Terado Terrace

Orbitz.comUS$159*
View Deal
#10 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
El Terado Terrace
El Terado Terrace
Panoramas (4)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

415 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for El Terado Terrace
See the most recent reviews
Showing 414: English reviews
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

First time on the island we were pleased to see how nice the hotel was. Read a previous review saying how bad the hotel was I think they were wrong or were at a different hotel. Hotel was well appointed and clean. Nice kitchens and TVs. Staff was very kind and helpful. Hotel was just far enough away from the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Sean R
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We enjoyed out stay and would book it again in the future..The rooms are clean and comfortable and the staff is awesome!!! I would recommends this hotel to anyone. Shops and beach are a short walk down hill, so remember you have to climb back up, The taxi's are free with your stay very convenient.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Michelle B
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We were moved to another larger room after the room we were originally booked to had no lights in the bathroom and a maintenance person was not available. Our booked room was tiny, old, the ocean view a sliver over an adjacent roof visible to a tall person. Traveling with an infant, we were a little shocked. But the new...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank William_Dean_W
California
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We booked one night here for a birthday trip and were glad we did. Our room was ready, so they let us check in early. Our room was quite spacious. The hotel is far enough off the beaten path that we had no noise problem at night. Yes, there is a short steep walk uphill to get there, but we...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank luvtogo09
elterado, General Manager at El Terado Terrace, responded to this review

Thank you for providing feedback about your recent stay. We are thrilled to know that your guest room was spacious, and you loved the ocean view. We hope to see you for your next trip to Avalon!

Torrance, California
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This was a amazing trip. Hotel was awesome! Rooms are large and clean. Everything looked new. My husband loved the 55 in. flat screens. The manager's suggestion to eat at Steve's Steak House, was pefect. Plus he got us a 12% discount. I highy recommend this place.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank oceandentalrh
La Jolla, California
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We were upgraded to a room with a kitchen even though we booked on Hotels.com, we stayed an additional night and were given the same low price. Bed was very comfy, no trouble sleeping. It is up the hill about 10 minutes so walking may be difficult for some people. There is no pool/Jacuzzi but the price is a steal....

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank BSquires
Mojave California
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Enjoyed our stay at El Terrado. Very nicely kept place central to town but away from the noise and bustle on Front St. It is a little hike up the hill so keep that in mind if mobility is an issue. It was nice to sit and look at the view. Room was spacious and having the kitchen was a...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank jerjon
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This hotel is up a very steep hill at the end of town closest to the theater. The rooms are nice, it's clean and there are some great views. The staff is nice and it's an easy walk down to restaurants and shopping.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank 225JenniferS225
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We got there early they were very kind to let us in at 12 AM since the room was ready. We enjoyed full kitchen by cooking and it saved us a lot of money. I hope the bed was a little more firm, it was too soft and springy for me, but it was overall the best choice for our...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank 45seungk
Vacaville, California
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Room big king bed, full kitchen, big flat screen TV, quiet, clean, great staff. Want to go back again!!! Have a great service that picks up your bags and keeps them till boat leaves. Free taxi from the Express.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Pat F

417 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (93)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (32)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Viewed
View from Room (7)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (39)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (290)
Viewed
Mountain Side Mini Suite with King Bed (76)
Viewed
Ocean Side Mini Suite with a King Bed (82)
Viewed
Standard Room with Double Bed (58)
Viewed
The Hotel (74)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (34)
Viewed
Other (34)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Avalon hotels
0.2 km away
Portofino Hotel
Portofino Hotel
#5 of 20 in Avalon
477 reviews
0.4 km away
Pavilion Hotel
Pavilion Hotel
#3 of 20 in Avalon
1,078 reviews
0.2 km away
Hotel St. Lauren
Hotel St. Lauren
#14 of 20 in Avalon
352 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 km away
Hotel Atwater
Hotel Atwater
#7 of 20 in Avalon
479 reviews
0.2 km away
Hotel Catalina
Hotel Catalina
#12 of 20 in Avalon
189 reviews
0.1 km away
Aurora Hotel
Aurora Hotel
#9 of 20 in Avalon
246 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Catalina Islands Best Hotel Value, no other Catalina Island hotel offers full size suites & townhomes at hotel room prices. All new spacious suites. Deluxe Hotel Suites with granite counter tops, fully equipped kitchens with full sized refrigerators and stoves. Large 37 inch flat screen TVs and classic Catalina art by a local artist. Choose a king or two double beds. Simply the best value on the island. No other Catalina Island hotel even comes close. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Terado Terrace

Address: 230 Marilla Ave, PO Box 1295, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $192 - $445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Terado Terrace 3*
Number of rooms: 18
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Travelocity, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets, getaroom.com and TripOnline SA so you can book your El Terado Terrace reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
El Terado Terrace Hotel Avalon
El Terado Terrace Mini Hotel
El Terado Terrace Catalina Island, CA - Avalon
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Avalon
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from El Terado Terrace staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Redondo Beach
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from El Terado Terrace staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“There is a little up hill walk to get the hotel making walking to and from challenging for some.”
richardbA7970HP, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The mountain view rooms pretty much look down into someone's back yard, so if you're into views, maybe pick ocean view for a few more $$”
ruggerscoot, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I will not recommend it.”
912rona, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms do offer a good view.”
judithmY6159HY, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Has A/C , don't pay extra for a view.”
susanj471, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Orbitz.com
US$159* /night
View Deal
TravelocityUS$159
CheapTicketsUS$159
Expedia.comUS$159
View all 8 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates