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Portofino Hotel

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We studied hotels for our return trip to Catalina. We stayed at the Portofino. I am so glad we did. We had a grand time, for a decent price. It was conveniently located. We had a very friendly sea gull at our railing. Know this will be our choice next time also.

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Aliso Viejo, California
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Hotel Villa Portofino is located right on the main boardwalk in Avalon. Great location near the water and about halfway between the Pleasure Pier and the Casino. The rooms were okay, a little outdated, but the bed was comfortable, the water pressure was good, and I liked having a little vanity to sit down at while getting ready. They have...

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san diego
Reviewed 9 April 2013

The wife and decided to take a weekend trip with our baby, the hotel has nice spanish colonial style to it. We had the deluxe queen room,The amenities are pretty basic but the was great plus our room was right next to the big sun deck on the roof( which is the best part of the hotel). We just grabbed...

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Ventura, California
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We had a girl's getaway here, and loved every single minute of our stay. Our rooms were clean, comfortable, and reasonably priced. The beach is out the front door, and we took beach chairs and read by the sea. The location is perfect! We walked to the movies at night (loved Gone With The Wind) and hiked during the day....

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Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 4 April 2013

I can't imagine a better place to stay in Avalon. The style of the hotel and the neighborhood remind me of Europe. The view of the bay from the deck is heavenly. Just a short walk to anywhere you want to go in Avalon. Continental Breakfast is provided as well as a holding area for your luggage before check-in time...

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Lakeside, California
Reviewed 2 April 2013

The staff at Villa Portofino are so incredibly warm and welcoming. We brought our 9 month old with us on our trip, and John, the owner, treated her like she was his own child. He went out of his way to make sure she had a comfortable place to sleep and spent time giggling with her. He even loaned out...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 April 2013

The Hotel VP is on the same cobble path as the main part of Avalon, but it is far enough away to enjoy a quieter setting with the exception of some minor road noise. The VP has an old-world charm of a villa in the Mediterranean. The staff is fabulous. We had to deal with little children running back and...

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Plano, Texas, United States
Reviewed 25 March 2013

My significant other and I had traveled to the Catalina Islands and didn't know what to expect! We were excited to see the deal that they had on their website with the ferry fee added in, so we gave it a whirl and decided to book the room for one night. Boy, were we in for a treat when we...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 20 March 2013

This was our first time visiting Catalina Island, and we really enjoyed staying at the Hotel Villa Portofino. While our room was not huge, it was very cozy and clean. We loved the way that all of the hotel rooms looked out on the courtyard, and that we were just steps away from the sun deck. The offered a continental...

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Toronto
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Stayed here for one night on a recent trip. The staff were very helpful when we arrived early. Keep our luggage until check in. The room was very nice and clean. The location is great. On the main drag but at the end so a little quieter.Would definitely stay again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portofino Hotel

Address: 111 Crescent Avenue, PO Box 127, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: ₹ 9,575 - ₹ 20,388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Portofino Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Portofino Hotel Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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#4 Family Hotel in Avalon
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#7 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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“Order up a King room”
 of 5 bubbles Hewitty15, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We heard another couple complain of noise from the upper level. Luckily our room was the top level so it wasn't an issue.”
  • Room #211. Small, but nice.
  • Room #211 view onto the sun deck.
 of 5 bubbles CodyM528, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs court yard rooms are more spacious and private. Smaller rooms on ground level are good if you just need a bed and”
 of 5 bubbles marymartha8, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask about the size of the room...they vary greatly! Check out the website: portofinohotel.net”
 of 5 bubbles jaxgrls, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They have water, coffee in the rooms and also little buffet breakfast in the morning next to reception desk.”
 of 5 bubbles 875camiliaa, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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