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Hotel Mac Rae

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  • Excellent34%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“star amenities”(3 reviews)
“ocean front”(13 reviews)
“mini muffins”(7 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Rooftop Bar
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Mac Rae Hotel is a fine, family run place - the 4th generation now operates it. It is located in the single, best spot in all of Avalon - right on the Promenade, right over the beach. When I made our reservations, I asked...More

Thank Robin W
Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you Robin for your kind review. I am so glad that you enjoyed our advise to book an ocean view room. They are special! You described your experience wonderfully! We look forward to having you as our guest in that ocean view room again...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Thumbs up for their location and the room is clean as well as we were able to checked in early but the customer service is really poor. The room did not have microwave,fridge,coffee maker and flat iron which are basic amenities a hotel room should...More

Thank kathrina c
Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for your review and I am sorry you did not have a good experience about asking if we had microwaves. Our amenities are listed on our website and irons are available at the front desk. The rooms are small and do not lend...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

Just returned from a couple of days at Hotel Mac Rae. Quiet, peaceful, relaxing. I learned awhile ago that it is always worth paying extra for the ocean view room and to save on other things. This was so true at Mac Rae. The room...More

Thank philips5112017
Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 8 June 2017

I agree with you about the extra beach experience you get with the Ocean View rooms. Thank you for choosing our 4th generation family owned hotel. Great grandpa did a great job choosing our location and we aim to provide a friendly, comfortable and affordable...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is my first day here after having researched several hotels. Hotel is neatly maintained and very reasonably priced even though it's so close to the attractions. VONS and VONS express are at couple of minutes walk. I also see several people complain about internet...More

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Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 8 June 2017

I am so glad that you were able to enjoy our Birthday discount with us! Thank you for taking the time to share this review. Karen Biery, 4th generation "Mac Rae", General Manager

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Right off the beach and close to everything made for a very nice stay in a historic hotel.The beautiful courtyard made up for the small room size. There was plenty of room for relaxing away from the crowds.The breakfast was limited to coffee, juice, and...More

Thank Cathie K
Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 8 June 2017

Cathie, thank you for this review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our family hotel and you were able to relax in our courtyard, away from the crowds while right in the center of town on the beach. Come and relax...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$ 108 - US$ 273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 108 - US$ 273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Becky S
30 March 2017|
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Response from HotelMacRae | Property representative |
I am sorry, but we do not have an elevator.
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Fred H
18 July 2016|
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Response from HotelMacRae | Property representative |
We are located directly on the beach. Our building covers our entire property so we do not have a pool.
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Beachkidboy
22 March 2016|
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We can give you your 10% birthday discount on the phone or we can give you a refund for your discount upon arrival if you book your reservation online.
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Room Tips
"The ocean view rooms are lovely. Keep in mind, this hotel was built in the 1920's so no elevator."
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"Although not noisy, back rooms are even quieter. Access by stairs only."
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"We stayed in back rooms with no view, which were very quiet and nice."
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"You may hear early ferry passengers clattering their suitcases across the brick road in the ocean facing..."
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