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Pavilion Hotel

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El Segundo, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time at the Pavilion Hotel. We usually stay at the Atwater. We were surprised to see a representative at the boat dock offering help with our bags. This is an excellent level of service and we really appreciated it. We arrived at 11:30 and asked for early check in. We were told no rooms were ready... More 

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1 Thank JoeRodriguez62
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joe, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. I'm glad to hear that you and your party enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back to Catalina Island again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager More 

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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I recently stayed here for a corporate event the first weekend of Oct. The first thing that i loved about this hotel is it's location. Short walk from the ferry with ocean views and right in the middle of town. The staff was great and check in/out was a breeze. The little things were amazing... the wine and cheese hour... More 

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2 Thank deesswim
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Deesswim, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. I'm glad to hear that enjoyed all of our amenities, especially the cappuccino. We look forward to welcoming you back to Avalon again in the future. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager More 

Lake Mary, Florida
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This was my first stay in Avalon, and I chose this hotel based on some internet search for the area. After seeing the reviews of many other hotels, I found this one to best suit my needs. And it did not disappoint. It's in a great location, and is surrounded by well-landscaped grounds, with easy access to the main strip... More 

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

Dear AntonePC, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel for your first visit to Avalon. We look forward to welcoming you back to Catalina Island again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager More 

San Diego, California
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The room was wonderful, clean, spacious, and perfect! All the staff here is friendly and helpful. This is the perfect location and you feel as though your are tucked away from the bustle of the very busy island. The bathroom was perfect with plenty of vanity space to place all of our things. Second floor rooms have a cute view... More 

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1 Thank Pauline287
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pauline, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your stay at the Pavilion Hotel. I'm glad to hear that you slept well and enjoyed all of the amenities of the property. We appreciate your business and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager More 

Olympia, Washington
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is our favorite place to stay in Catalina. The rooms have everything we need, King size bed, small refrig., safe and enough room to move around. The garden is always beautiful, with lounge chairs to be enjoyed. The morning is started with a nice al carte breakfast. There is also a wine and cheese hour in the late afternoon... More 

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

Dear Sharesse, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. I'm glad to hear that enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager More 

San Diego, California
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This hotel is wonderful.Close to everything.Wine & cheese everynight.Nice breakfast in the morning.The staff is awesome! I will be staying here again in March with my granddaughter.Close to Restaurants, bars and Descanso Beach just a short walk .

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Thank Arielynn
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Arielynn, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back in March. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager More 

Brookline, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

My initial thoughts on this hotel were very positive based on the reviews. Overall, I thought the stay was just OK. The biggest problem I have is with the rooms. First off, they're incredibly small. Granted, I know you don't go to Catalina to stay in your room, so that may be OK for some. Some of the rooms (near... More 

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Thank eisenmanm
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eisenmanm, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. We appreciate all of your comments regarding the size of the rooms, noise and water pressure. I'm glad to hear that you were able to enjoy our evening wine & cheese social and the breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager More 

Maple Valley, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We will be recommending the Pavilion Hotel to all of our friends and family. It was such a wonderful experience. We had a very clean and lovely room w/turn down service in the evening. The complimentary wine and cheese happy hour and breakfast with a view of the bay were top notch. The courtyard was gorgeous with lounge chairs to... More 

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

Dear Tammy, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The Pavilion Hotel is a cute spot right by all the restaurants and shops, and with a great waterfront location. It doesn't have much to offer in the way of amenities but that is the nature of the island. If you arrive with the expectation of soaking in the ambiance of the island, not the fancy property - you'll be... More 

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

Dear ShellBell, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. Guests enjoy all of our amenities including complimentary breakfast and wine & cheese hour. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stayed at this hotel a couple years ago in October and were so impressed! Between the cleanliness, the awesome customer service, the amazing wine and cheese hour, and the relaxing court yard, we could not have done better on Catalina Island. We are returning in November this year because it was such a fantastic, relaxing experience! Kudos to the... More 

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

Dear Shelley, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. We appreciate your kind feedback. We look forward to seeing you in November. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Complimentary room amenities include: Complimentary baggage service from the ferry, concierge service, continental breakfast, afternoon wine and cheese social, outdoor lounge with fire ring, movies, Blue Ray players & iPads for checkout, 37" flat screen TVs, HBO & Showtime movie channels, wireless Internet, iHome music centers, priority cabana/chaise reservations at Descanso Beach Club, priority table reservations at Avalon Grille, priority reservations at Island Spa Catalina, Starbucks coffee and tea, and in-room safes, refrigerators, irons, ironing boards & hair dryers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pavilion Hotel

Address: 513 Crescent Ave., PO Box 737, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: RM657 - RM1,550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pavilion Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Pavilion Lodge Catalina
Catalina Island Lodge Pavilion
Pavilion Lodge Avalon
Pavilion Hotel Avalon
Pavilion Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Avalon
#1 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#3 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We like the bottom floor rooms with a lanai.”
 of 5 bubbles traveler90, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the first floor with a lanai, so relaxing”
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“A superior king gives you a patio.”
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“Bottom floor rooms have little lounge areas.”
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“first floor towards the back”
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