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Hermosa Hotel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

The only reason why we stayed here is because I have a dog. We first checked into a room with just a bed and bathroom. The size of the room was about 8ft by 8ft, a bit claustrophobic. The sheets on the bed seemed like it they were pulled out of the 1970's. On top of all of this, you...

8Thank Ting B
San Diego, California
Reviewed 18 November 2013

We stayed in cottage E for four nights over Labor Day weekend for our 5th wedding anniversary and it was perfect. You can't beat the location, we walked everywhere- restaurants, swimming, snorkeling, even a perfectly located Vons for room snacks and beverages. Our cottage didn't share any walls with others, and so we had no idea anyone else was staying...

1Thank ocngrl
Arlington, Texas
Reviewed 8 November 2013

I spent 4 nights at this hotel and had a great time. My room did not have AC and I was totally fine with it. I was never in my room during the day and at night I would open my window for some fresh air and I slept perfectly fine. The rooms and bathrooms are small but there is...

Thank Greenspunky
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 21 October 2013

We rented most of the cottages for a week while hosting a multiple family vacation. The facilities were clean, quiet and well organized. The hostel staff was kind, curious, honest and responsible. Being centrally located in Avalon was really great. Overall we recommend this hotel especially for budget travel.

Thank Justin C
Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I recently spent 5 days at this historic hotel and had a wonderful stay. To start I was welcomed by Mark the owner, who on every encounter asked how was everything.The staff was great Mindy and Scotty were very helpful with Island attractions and good food.I stayed in ocean view 3 which was the best view of not only the...

Thank vernitajojr
Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I just returned home from my 4 night stay in the room OV3... views were breathtaking! You can literally see almost the entire city of Avalon. The suite is upgraded. Polished hardwood floors. Upgraded kitchen and bathroom. Double doors to the deck from the bedroom and another set from the front room. It is a walk up... A LOT of...

1Thank PamHTX
Sugar Land
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Okay, as you have read other reviews, this is not one of your 5 star hotels, but I really liked this place. We were there for the half-marathon as spectators. We had rooms 12 and 14 which shared a bathroom/shower. The Hermosa is a short walk from the Express ferry and close to everything else in Avalon. Very friendly staff...

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We stayed here over Labor Day weekend. The room was tiny and the bathroom you could barely turn around in. The air conditioner was so loud you had to turn it off when sleeping and it only had a 2 hour timer on it. The sheets didnt fit the bed properly so after the first night they where already falling...

5Thank Kookienum3
San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 September 2013

I stayed at the Hermosa Hotel on August 26th - 28th. This was my second stay there. The hotel is perfectly located - just a short walk from the ferry landing and the restaurants/bars of downtown Avalon, and also an easy walk to Casino Point. I got a standard room, which was pretty basic, but clean and comfortable. It also...

3Thank eburke92
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Snohomish, Washington
Reviewed 29 August 2013

This is by far the worst hotel we've ever stayed at! The walls were dirty, the bed was broken, the towels had holes in them. I attempted to open the blinds and couple fell off. The floor of the room tilted! The carpet was filthy, stained and had burn marks. The walls are so thin you can hear other people's...

5Thank Tracy K

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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hermosa is Catalina’s friendly, quaint, economy hotel located in the heart of Avalon half block from the beach and a short, flat walk from the boat landing. The Historic Hermosa Hotel has been serving guests of the island as far back as 1896 and, as was the style then, our rooms are small and simple. No thrills or frills- ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hermosa Hotel

Address: 131 Metropole Street, PO Box 646, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: ₹ 7,822 - ₹ 25,339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hermosa Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 51
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Hermosa Hotel Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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“Ask for an extra blanket - cold at night!”
lektra8462, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I don't recommend any rooms here. But if you have no other choice, avoid the "cottages".”
ElaineP8, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near the balcony are very convenient for making the balcony your living room! :)”
Mikegbrennan, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that does not face Metropole Street or you may hear the golf carts going up the street.”
JayA427, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you can walk up alot of steps to get to your room. Book early for August as you will need an air conditoned room in the daytime.”
3Hondas, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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