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Hotel St. Lauren

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231 Beacon St. P.O. Box 2166, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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#18 of 20 hotels in Avalon
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The Hotel St. Lauren L.L.C., in Avalon, California, is one of Catalina Islands' finest romantic hotels. The hotel features 42 luxurious guest rooms overlooking Avalon Bay, CA. Some accommodations include a private balcony or a Whirlpool tub and all rooms are decorated elegantly with rosewood furniture. The hotel serves complimentary coffee each morning.This Catalina Island hotel is close to swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, fishing and kayaking. Rent your own boat and explore Avalon bay or rent a rod and reel for ocean fishing right off the Green Pier. Our Avalon vacation packages feature lodging combined with boating, helicopter rides, or tours of Santa Catalina Island. Our specials page offers some great value discounts.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Rooftop terrace
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Harbour View
Languages Spoken
English
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laura s wrote a review Sep 2021
129 contributions62 helpful votes
No phone service or website. Old answering machine never responds just disconnects your call. The room lacks amenities like a decent wifi connection or mini fridge. It is in need of some maintenance. The ice machine on the 6th floor was broken so you had to go to 2nd floor. The view is great but that is all. It is overpriced room furniture is dilapidated . Tv worked off and on Very overpriced i
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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yuliastolerman wrote a review Aug 2021
Cupertino, California12 contributions3 helpful votes
I tried to call multiple times, but they do not answer. Rooms are run-down, views are horrible. Would not stay again. Front desk service is very abrupt. Does not feel safe to stag here, as you can see from the picture, there are holes in the armchair.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Christopher N wrote a review Jun 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
So, I was actually terrified to book and stay here due to all the reviews - but I’m so glad I went forward with it. First, it was considerably cheaper than the other options on Travelocity. Second, every time I interacted with the staff they’ve been pleasant and helpful. Third, sure the room is ‘kind of’ basic/simple … but it is VERY nice in comparison to the reviews. The place is clean, has clearly been updated, bathroom totally renovated, etc. Fourth, ppl were complaining about the outlets … but, at least in my room, there is one directly by the bed. I’ve got zero complaints at all. So…. Maybe I’m getting the VIP or maybe different management. Regardless, I’d be happy to stay here again.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Displaced_808 wrote a review Jun 2021
Irvine, California32 contributions8 helpful votes
Interesting mix of good and disappointing. First the good. Loved the location, easy walk from the dock, early morning coffee shop and a full service grocery store, just a couple minute walk away. The room was really clean (although the bathroom is super dated) and the view from the 6th floor balcony were great. The disappointing was a longer list. Outlets in the room were minimal, especially since they have clearly done a bit of a refresh on the rooms, or at least the room we were in. Some of the improvements were incomplete, like baseboards missing from the room (room 305) Noise from one room to another was significant, but other guests were pretty courteous and the hotel was quiet by 10. The 6th floor balcony that was a great place for sunset, but was locked in the morning, so don’t plan on starting your day with coffee and a view. The photos of that patio and the lobby certainly don’t look the way they do in their promotional photos. Based on the way they look now, those spaces feel staged for the photos. But my biggest issue was the feeling of security at check in. The staff was speaking Spanish about our reservation and assigned room very openly at the front desk. I could clearly understand what they were saying. As someone who works in the hotel, that is a significant guest safety concern and a really good indicator of the lack of professionalism the staff needs to take it to the next level. I feel the stay was ok, but not a stay that would inspire me to suggest others stay here, which is a bummer because there is such great potential with this property.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Don’t expect amenities, be self sufficient and bring your own pillow, theirs are not so good.
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Jstallings623 wrote a review Oct 2020
Solana Beach, California15 contributions37 helpful votes
Do you enjoy staying in Motel 6's that haven't been updated since 1978? IF so - than this hotel is for you! The bathrooms are tiny boxes filled with 2 colors of mauve tile, taking you straight back to a roadside motel in the 70s. The "air conditioner" is a wall unit that is sit directly at face level, so you have air (not necessarily cold air) blown right into your face as you sleep. But don't worry, the beds are so uncomfortable and the window unit is so loud, you won't actually have to worry about getting any real sleep. All in all, this is a truly bottom end motel with no amenities. Pretty good location though. You only have to walk 5 or so minutes from the port. So it's got that going for it.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$151 - US$284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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hotel st lauren
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaCatalina IslandAvalon
NUMBER OF ROOMS
42
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel St. Lauren
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel St. Lauren?
Nearby attractions include Catalina Island Conservancy (0.4 km), Catalina Island Museum (0.09 km), and Golf Gardens Miniature Golf (0.1 km).
What are some restaurants close to Hotel St. Lauren?
Conveniently located restaurants include Catalina Coffee & Cookie Co, Scoops Catalina Island, and Steve's Steakhouse.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel St. Lauren?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Catalina Island Casino Ballroom (0.7 km).
Does Hotel St. Lauren have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.