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El Terado Terrace

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#10 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great price for the room. It is a good size with a good size kitchenette. It is a walk up the hill, but not horrible. The Ocean view is just "a view". I liked the opportunity to bbq outside in the patio. It is very clean and quiet. The manager (I believe her name is Erika) was super nice and...

Thank sabrina v
San Diego, California
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My wife and I spent the weekend on Catalina for a race, so we wanted to book a hotel with a kitchen to prepare pre-race and recovery meals. El Terado Terrace has a nice , well appointed kitchen with all the cookware and utensils we needed. The room was good sized, and the bathroom was functional, if sparse, The hotel...

Thank ruggerscoot
Corona, CA
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to this hotel with my family for 3 years consistently and it always gets better! They continue to make the experience better with great service and very clean and comfortable accommodations! It drives me nuts when some complain because there are no high rises, speedy elevators and a Starbucks on every corner. This is Catalina! The staff...

Thank vinniesanchez
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great price for a room with 2 good beds and a equipped kitchen. Ocean view as promised. Allowed us early checkin. Clean and very well maintained exterior and interior. If you are visiting Catalina, please remember you are in drought country, do your part.

Thank Omez M
Orinda, California
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The TV remote controllers were not functioning. First floor heater not working, it was load and blowing cold. Carpet was dirty pillow were too hard. Over all we didn't care for it. I told the front desk twice to do something about it and they never checked back with me to see how things were afterwords. The problem still existed,...

Thank 912rona
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Overall experience was good. As our room is near the main entrance there were people walking around all day and night which is a little annoying. The beach view was not that good. Service is appreciated.

Thank chaitanya kumar T
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The El Terado was a hidden secret!! Not anymore!! The rooms were spacious and clean. The staff was friendly and helpful!! Patio with gas BBQs. Fantastic ocean views, including the local deer that come by at night. Thank you to Ivan, Erica and all of the staff in making our anniversary a memorable time!! We will be back!!

Thank Fern W
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We just visited Catalina Island and stayed at the El Terado. The service was great, beautiful rooms with kitchens and great location. The hotel paid our taxi ride from the bat terminal to the hotel. We will stay there again.

Thank Erica S
Oxnard, California
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The room was great. Clean as you open the door. Kitchen was perfect. Fully equipped with what you need to eat: pots, pans, plates, silverware, etc. However the kitchen sink in 108 leaks. Bathroom was awesome. There is a heating button which is great for cold days. However the toilet needs fixing because it too leaks. Please fix these issues...

Thank Sara0116
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Clean and a good view from the room. The walk up the hill was another thing. Advise if you are unable to walk uphill don't go there. The beds were clean but not as comfortable as could be. Slept ok but you could see indents in the mattresses of previous bodies.

Thank judithmY6159HY

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Catalina Islands Best Hotel Value, no other Catalina Island hotel offers full size suites & townhomes at hotel room prices. All new spacious suites. Deluxe Hotel Suites with granite counter tops, fully equipped kitchens with full sized refrigerators and stoves. Large 37 inch flat screen TVs and classic Catalina art by a local artist. Choose a king or two double beds. Simply the best value on the island. No other Catalina Island hotel even comes close. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Terado Terrace

Address: 230 Marilla Ave, PO Box 1295, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: ₹ 8,065 - ₹ 18,953 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Terado Terrace 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
El Terado Terrace Hotel Avalon
El Terado Terrace Mini Hotel
El Terado Terrace Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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#7 Family Hotel in Avalon
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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“The mountain view rooms pretty much look down into someone's back yard, so if you're into views, maybe pick ocean view for a few more $$”
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“I will not recommend it.”
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“Ocean view rooms do offer a good view.”
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