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Hotel Vista Del Mar

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#4 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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Simi Valley
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This by far was a great experience! The hotel was there ready to help with anything. Beautiful room and very comfy bed. Made you feel like it was home with beautiful views. It rained when I went and the hotel provided us with large umbrellas so we could still go out and shop along the strip. The continental breakfast was... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love love love! The perfect location on Avalon with an idyllic view. Steps from the local tiki bar. And a quick bag drag from the port. So thrilled to have spent my birthday weekend getaway in such a charming spot. Huge win for the husband!

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Vancouver, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an exceptionally well-appointed room, with a love seat, chair, flat screen, refrigerator, robes, bath products, etc. All of the accoutrements were of higher quality than you might expect in a tourist town. The rooms are smaller in size than a standard hotel room, but felt quite comfortable (not squeezed into a closet like NYC, for example.) We arrived... More 

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Thank Karen B
Los Angeles, CA
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were blown away by Hotel Vista Del Mar on our recent stay. It really is just the third floor of a building of restaurants on the main drag in Catalina, but they make the most of the space they have. The open-air lobby is breathtaking. They have all the right thoughtful amenities, like chocolates and turn... More 

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Morro Bay, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Ocean View Suite is by far the best room on the island. It's located centrally and has the best view of the beach with a balcony. The facilities are all top notch. The staff was satisfactory. Being able to get a later checkout thats 11am would have made this perfect. Other than that, I would go back again and... More 

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Garden Grove, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My wonderful sister and brother-in-law gifted us with a trip and stay at the Vista del Mar hotel in Catalina for our 45th Wedding Anniversary combined with my Birthday Celebration. We had the Beautiful Ocean View Room with a private balcony. There was a bottle of Champagne and balloons in the room to welcome us. The room was such an... More 

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San Diego, California
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Hotel VDM is a little oasis right in the middle of downtown Avalon. We thoroughly enjoyed a 3 night girls trip and were treated wonderfully! The staff was welcoming (yes, they will even carry your bags up 2 flights of stairs!), helpful and they serve warm cookies and milk each evening. The balcony suites were luxurious and comfortable and the... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

This hotel is a real gem. The location overlooks the harbor, and is right in the center of town, so one can walk everywhere, it is serene, and has a lot of ambiance We had a courtyard view room, decorated beautifully, even had a fireplace and was extremely comfortable, and the employees, Kelly and Richard were exceptional, they were so... More 

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Thank Priescilla
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our stay at the Hotel Vista Del Mar was one of the most pleasurable experiences we've had while vacationing. The staff and service are impeccable, the decor is serenely beautiful, and the location cannot be beat. We will absolutely return to this hotel if possible any time we vacation in Catalina.

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Thank Justin A
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Highly recommend this hotel! We were pleasantly surprised at the quality and customer service. Great experience. The room was clean, comfortable and the balcony overlooking the water is adorable! Can't wait to come back for another visit and will definitely stay here!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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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)
Hotel Vista Del Mar is located on the beach, overlooking Avalon Bay, with rooms featuring: ocean views, jetted tub, continental breakfast, milk and cookies each evening, HDTV, DirecTV, DVD / Blu-Ray Player, complimentary Blu-Ray and DVD library, fireplace, wet bar with refrigerator, complimentary high-speed wireless internet, air conditioning, beach mats and beach chairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vista Del Mar

Address: 417 Crescent Ave., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: ₹ 9,887 - ₹ 33,752 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Vista Del Mar Avalon
Vista Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Vista Del Mar Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Avalon
#2 Family Hotel in Avalon
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#4 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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“Rooms in the rear will hear the trash truck around 7 a.m., on certain days. Rooms in front will have a bit of street noise at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Twiggy1954, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best view is the Ocean View Suite but it's also the priciest.”
 of 5 bubbles Jesse-the-Gooner, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get one of two Ocean View rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 353facebook, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Can't beat the view but all rooms were beautiful and quiet along the gorgeous Atrium.”
 of 5 bubbles KATHY1002, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Both balcony ocean suites are lovely. Stayed in an inside room the first night and it was also very, very nice!”
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 of 5 bubbles 1ElizC, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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