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The Avalon Hotel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went for a weekend for my birthday, absolutely loved the accommodations! The room we had #204 was nice and clean, very cozy and extremely peaceful. Laurie was a pleasure to work with, she made our reservations and suggested a wonderful place for dinner, Steve's Steakhouse, great recommendation also. Everyone at the Avalon Hotel is so very nice to deal with,...

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Hesperia, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just got back yesterday from Catalina island, where we stayed at the Avalon Hotel. Upon our arrival we were greeted by friendly staff who went out of their way to make us have a great experience. Our room was charming, with a refrigerator, coffee, large TV, wi fi , a balcony overlooking the water and beach and we also...

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1Thank ladc2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So so so great!! Right in downtown Avalon! Easy to get anywhere and very beautiful views from every room! We booked online from Trip Advisor because they had really great reviews and it's definitely true. Great place, friendly staff, great views and close to everything. The place is old and has a really cool vibe. I like the old classics...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, personal hotel with great service. It's beautifully decorated in the Craftsman style (my only complaint is that our room was quite small). We had a gorgeous view from our balcony and the roof deck. Front desk staff was friendly and very informative, and we loved the continental breakfast on the patio, complete with koi pond and...

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As I type this there are 65 people who reviewed this hotel who rated it excellent. I'm here to tell you 65 people are lying or out of their mind. My wife and I checked in with another couple and we had two rooms. We arrived with the intention of swimming. After all they claimed to have a pool on...

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jhmielak, Manager at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

The gentleman that posted this review called our hotel to apologize, and told us he indeed posted this review to the wrong hotel. It was meant to get applied to the Avalon Hotel in Erie, Pennsylvania. He will be working with TripAdvisor to get this review removed the The Avalon Hotel on Catalina Island. Thank you.

New York, NY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a very nice stay here, was greeted by Jaime who was so friendly and helpful. The room was very quaint but roomy enough for my needs. On the third floor very close to the stairs which made it better to enjoy the rooftop which had an incredibly romantic view of the sea. Close by everything you could want...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We must have stayed at a completely different place than the reviews. Cannot believe all of the five stars. First, there are two sets of stairs entering the hotel and you have to carry all of your luggage up these stairs before even getting to the hotel. Then after checking in, we were on the third floor and then again...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very nice visit. Staff was amazing, the hotel was very nice, including the view from our balcony and the rooftop. Great continental breakfast on a beautiful patio. Very clean and well-kept. I would highly recommend this hotel. It made our stay in Avalon perfect. We will be back

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

It's awesome to hear what a lovely stay you had with us. I'm glad everything was appreciated, and I hope to see you again very soon. Cheers, Kathleen - Managing Partner

Cincinnati, OH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the rooms were were a little on the small side, they were clean and very comfortable. We especially enjoyed the courtyard with the Koi pond and the numerous hummingbirds zipping around. Sitting around he fire pit in the evening was very relaxing. The staff, Lori and Carlos very helpful. We would not hesitate to stay there again.

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

It's so wonderful to see what a lovely stay you had with us! Thanks for all five stars, and we can't wait to see you the next time you're in town. All my best, Kathleen - Managing Partner

Markham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time in Catalina, very relaxing. The hotel was great we paid extra for an "ocean view" which if you look down the road you can see the harbour. The room was comfortable, well appointed and the staff was great. My only complaint was with a balcony on the road side I was ok with the idea of...

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

It sounds like you may have had one of our Balcony View Rooms, with a partial ocean view from the balcony. I am glad you enjoyed the balcony but sorry the golf cart noise proved unrelaxing. I hope you made it up to our roof deck for a bit and I am glad you enjoyed our other amenities. I am...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avalon Hotel offers premier boutique hotel accommodations in the heart of beautiful Catalina Island. We invite you to discover an environment of understated elegance, where luxurious bedding, unique artwork and hand-crafted hardwoods and tile combine to create an enchanting experience. Located just off the Southern California coast, Catalina Island offers a resort experience that is very accessible. Most of our Catalina Island hotel rooms have breath-taking ocean views of Avalon harbor and its scenic surroundings. The breathtaking views from our Rooftop Getaway are sure to be a highlight of your stay at The Avalon Hotel. With a 360-degree vista of Avalon and its charming harbor, the Rooftop offers the ideal spot to sightsee and relax. From classic Craftsman styling and modern conveniences, deluxe bedding and upscale bath amenities, to an all-around relaxed atmosphere, The Avalon Hotel offers a unique hotel experience to every one of our welcomed guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Avalon Hotel

Address: 124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: ₹ 8,621 - ₹ 21,180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Avalon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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The Avalon Hotel Catalina Island, CA
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#1 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
#3 Family Hotel in Avalon
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“Room #204 is perfect for a quite little get away.”
 of 5 bubbles 255nuryr, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask about the view and size.”
 of 5 bubbles Winterbourne, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles JBrooks2334, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No elevator so if mobility is an issue you definitely need ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles lisamajella2016, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Flight of stairs up to lobby so when you arrive w/ luggage come in the back instead. MUCH easier.”
 of 5 bubbles realguest, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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