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Hotel Vista Del Mar

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#4 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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Long Beach, California, United States
Reviewed 6 February 2013

I found the hotel through Catalina Express’ Birthday Package. My boyfriend had never been to Catalina and was also turning 50. The hotel exceeded our expectation. The staff was extremely pleasant and helpful. The rooms were 5 stars and the Birthday Surprise was spectacular. The hotel staff booked our dinner reservations and the service staff and meal were excellent. We...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 February 2013

In December we took the Ocean room for 2 days:Very good bed,fun Jacuzy,great view,great deck..The only thing is for $300 a day (winter price) a better breakfast would have been welcome but it was not bad.

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Kansas, United States
Reviewed 30 January 2013

The staff and accommodations at the Hotel Vista del Mar were excellent! The hotel is a short walk from the Catalina Express dock. Our room was beautiful and we were impressed with the awesome bed and shower, large flatscreet TV and automatic fireplace. We loved the bathroom products, used the complimentary blue ray DVD rental and even ordered a bottle...

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Reviewed 29 January 2013

The hotel and staff totally exceeded our expectations. It was our first trip to the island so booking our hotel off internet views only had me a little Leary but we were pleasantly surprised. Upon our return we will not be looking any where else. 1st class all the way.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 January 2013

My wife and I were looking forward to a special weekend together at Catalina Island. We did our research on TripAdvisor and thought Vista del Mar sounded perfect for us. We did have a fun time there, but it wasn’t quite as good as we had hoped. The location is great – very central. The staff are pleasant, but they...

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Compton, California
Reviewed 23 January 2013

I have only one negative about this hotel...ok maybe two.. One: Should have windows to outside but no fault to hotel...and Two: Prices are a bit high. But for what you get at this hotel...wow! A fireplace, flat screen TV, nice room size, wet bar, beautiful shower and skylight...It would be an excellent present for a honeymoon gift to a...

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Reviewed 14 January 2013 via mobile

The pics you see on the website is your actual room, very clean, nice size (my husband and I stayed in the Courtyard Deluxe room no view to the outside though), close to the shops and restaurants, very short walk from the Catalina Express dock. We would definitely stay here again.

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San Jose, CA
Reviewed 27 December 2012

My entire family and I visited Catalina Island for Christmas. This hotel exceeded our expectations. It was beautiful, and centrally located, AND the customer service was superb. WE will definitely stay here again when we visit Avalon!

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1Thank Erica B
Buena Park, California
Reviewed 20 December 2012

We took the Catalina Express over to Avalon for the day to celebrate my wife's birthday. The weather was questionable, and after arriving on the island all return trips for the day were cancelled. We went in search of lodging and came upon the Hotel Del Mar. The staff immediately took care of us, providing a beautiful room, and helping...

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Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 19 December 2012

My wife and I visited Catalina for the first time this past week. We arrived to the hotel several hours before the scheduled check in time of 3:00 (we arrived at 11:15)....the front desk clerk provided us with discount coupons and an umbrella (since it was raining) and took down our contact number....after a hour the clerk called us and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Vista Del Mar is located on the beach, overlooking Avalon Bay, with rooms featuring: ocean views, jetted tub, continental breakfast, milk and cookies each evening, HDTV, DirecTV, DVD / Blu-Ray Player, complimentary Blu-Ray and DVD library, fireplace, wet bar with refrigerator, complimentary high-speed wireless internet, air conditioning, beach mats and beach chairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vista Del Mar

Address: 417 Crescent Ave., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: RM644 - RM2,199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Vista Del Mar Avalon
Vista Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Vista Del Mar Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Avalon
#2 Family Hotel in Avalon
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#4 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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