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Yorba Linda, California
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

This is the second summer visiting this hotel. They have made improvements from last year. The location is great - no ocean view - just close to the boardwalk and beach. They only had 2 of my 4 reservations on a busy weekend but were able to come up with similar rooms. They hold your luggage before check-in and after... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Karigeo5, My apologizes for the mix up in your reservations. I'm glad that we were able accommodate your group. Thanks for choosing the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Great location, two blocks from the center of town. We liked being off the main drag since it was a little quieter. The hotel was clean, employees were friendly and helpful, and the beds were oh so comfortable. We all slept great! We arrived early and the hotel staff were happy to check our bags until we were able to... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Hi Paula, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater! We hope to welcome you back in the future! Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

San Diego, California
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

The Atwater is a short block from the center of town and the beach areas, and depending on how far ahead one books, can be reasonably priced. The staff are unfailingly polite and helpful, and the rooms are clean if rather basic. This is an older hotel, with a steeply pitched double "grand staircase" and no lift. Going up and... More 

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1 Thank Happi b
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Happi B, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We're disappointed to hear that the rooms did not meet with your expectations. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

The hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Avalon, close to all the restaurants, shops and the bay. The staff was extremely accommodating as we arrived several hours before check-in time. We were able to leave our luggage without problems before our check-in and after our check-out. We also borrowed beach towels without any additional fees. The staff was... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear jovi24, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

Peoria, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This hotel is like a step back in time but with the best in customer service. The building is furnished with antiques. We were in Room 201 (upstairs next to the street) and were pleasantly surprised by the size and remote location of our room. There is some noise since it is on a busy street but the noise is... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear CarlsonAZ, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to seeing again on Catalina Island. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Chose this hotel because of the price and were happily surprised at the quality. The lobby is cheerful and attractive and the reception desk staff friendly and professional. When we got to the room we were very impressed because we did not know the room we booked was a suite with a modern bathroom, sitting room with comfortable sofa, chair... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear TravCat68, Thanks for your feedback regarding your stay at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I'm only giving 4 stars, but please don't let that dissuade you. The staff are five star and very courteous and helpful. Quite excellent. The hotel itself is nice for a small town tourist stop, but it's old and has very few amenities. The rooms are plain and small, but frankly if you're spending all your time in the hotel... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Adam B, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We arrived on the island on a Wednesday, before check in time and the room was ready. Like the town, this is an older building. The Hotel Atwater did look like it was recently remodeled, considering the other reviews. There was no construction happening during our stay from July 8-12. There are no elevators, which we were prepared for, and... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Vegasjenn06, Thanks for choosing the Hotel Atwater for your Anniversary Getaway. We appreciate your feedback regarding your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Comfortable bed. Clean and tidy room. Friendly staff helped carry our bags and kept some items tagged in a staff accessed refrigerator. Convenient location to everything in Avalon. We purchased our tickets to tours and events from the hotel even using discount coupons. Check room available for luggage if needed. We checked our bags upon arrival while waiting for our... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. Thank you for providing your feedback about your stay on TripAdvisor. We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

New York
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I was able to book this last minute at a bargain. A nice, centrally located hotel (10 minutes from ferry and 15 minutes to Descant beach). The rooms are rather small (at least the Economy), but have all of the basic amenities, including TV and AC. The staff was nice and they hold your luggage after you checkout and even... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Carabiniero8, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

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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
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 1/2 a block from the beach, the historic Hotel Atwater was built in the 1920's and offers a wide variety of room types from Economy Rooms, Standard Rooms to Suites. This hotel fits any budget and is perfect for active couples, families, scuba divers and large groups. Offerings include: Complimentary baggage service from the ferry, Suites and Standard Rooms feature air conditioning / heating, iron and ironing boards, Suites and Standard Rooms feature hair dryers, basic-cable TV - free HBO and Showtime, senior, military and group discounts, complimentary storage room for dive gear, mountain bikes and luggage. Outdoor rinse-off showers for divers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Atwater

Address: 125 Sumner Street, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: ₹ 6,512 - ₹ 13,915 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Atwater 3*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Atwater Hotel Avalon
Hotel Atwater Catalina
Hotel Atwater Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Avalon
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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“Rooms near the entrance on Sumner have street and bar noise, choose a room in the center of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles 459jamesp459, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lots of stairs to climb no elevators, staff will help. Upgrade for better view”
 of 5 bubbles 77TG16, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 241 has 2 queen beds, a larger bathroom and a closet. If you get a 3rd floor room, there is no one above to make noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Vacationers62, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Economy means SMALL even if it is a King Bed room.”
 of 5 bubbles SoCalAdventureSeeker, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No elevators. Hotel is 3 stories. If you can't do stairs request first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles joanr212, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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