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111 Crescent Avenue PO Box 127, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The "pro" list about this hotel, in my opinion: The best was the deck overlooking the water - it was nice getting to sit with a beverage and enjoy the view. The courtyard was lovely. The hotel seemed clean. The bed was comfortable. The WiFi...More

Thank cwh25
Response from zharring, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear cwh25, I am happy to hear you enjoyed our sundeck & other amenities. I did relate your concerns regarding bleach smell to our housekeeping manager to make sure we correct it with our team. If you mentioned it while you were here- we'd do...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty from the outside, rooms are average. Very good staff. We enjoyed the complimentary water bottles in the room. They have bike, chair and towel rentals available to their guests free of charge, which we definitely loved! Our room did not havea view but I...More

Thank Corinne F
Response from zharring, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Corinne, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay & took advantage of hotel amenities! And yes- our suites do have full or partial ocean views if you are planning a return visit. :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Capri Suite. Great balcony view with the ocean just steps away. Comfortable bed, large bathroom, sofa, fireplace. Will stay again. Already trying to figure out next years visit. You can find cheaper but the view is hard to beat!!!!

Thank AsotinKid
Response from zharring, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear AsotinKid, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay & took advantage of your beautiful suite! We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 8 September 2018

My wife & I have been coming to Catalina island for a few years to celebrate her birthday & our anniversary. We stay at Portofino Hotel in the Villa D'Este Suite each year - it's our favorite room with ocean frontal view. This Sept. Avalon...More

1  Thank Excursion332040
Response from zharring, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 10 September 2018

Dear Excursion332040, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We love our return guests & happy to hear you enjoyed your stay & that fantastic view from your suite! Happy birthday to Marina again & we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

This hotel is quite expensive for what you get; it's location is great but then again there isn't a bad location in Avalon (it's so tiny you can walk anywhere). The hotel is quaint but the room had blinds that were broken, curtains with holes...More

Thank Mindy W
Response from zharring, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Mindy W, Thank for taking the time to write us a review. I will make sure our housekeeping team takes care of the blinds & the carpet- we strive to improve everything we can based on guest experiences. We are glad to hear you...More

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About
Description
Footsteps from the water, the best of Catalina is just outside our door. Enjoy your island getaway in an ocean view suite or beautifully appointed guest room. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
US$ 127 - US$ 375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Portofino Hotel Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
Location
United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
US$ 127 - US$ 375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Portofino Hotel Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
Location
United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
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Traveller (221)
Room & Suite (391)
Pool & Beach (60)
Dining (42)
Amenities (33)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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tavysandin
27 June 2017|
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Response from CaptainJack1328 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I stayed on their ground floor. So stairs weren't a concern. You need to contact the Portofino Hotel and ask for a room that will accommodate limited mobility. They are a very nice group. You won't be... More
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medical a
10 March 2017|
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Response from zharring | Property representative |
Miramare is a partial ocean view with a queen size bed & Sorrento has no view but a king size bed. Both beautiful suites.
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aquatonefitness
3 March 2017|
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Response from Earl S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dawnette, My family and I have stayed there many times, and yes, they have rooms with 2 rooms. Not sure how many rooms but this time of year, it shouldn't be a problem. Scott, the manager, is very gracious, as is the... More
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Room Tips
"Ocean view rooms are good;it is a historical hotel that is family friendly with city&ocean views; spa..."
Excursion332040
7 Sep 2018
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"We made reservations 8 months in advance to ensure an optimal room."
rogeru399
21 Aug 2018
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"If you want a view, pick the suites on the spa side of the hotel. The courtyard rooms are nice with that..."
teresar949
16 Aug 2018
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"The rooms I peeked into while the maid service was cleaning, there are not good rooms."
MichelleModer
3 Aug 2018
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