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Hotel Catalina

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked our son and his girlfriend at Hotel Catalina as a gift. He was so jazzed to share a happy place with her. Saw a great deal of the island (including bison :) They enjoyed the hotel: "really liked it, no complaints. front porches nice to drink coffee and enjoy good donuts (could also make oatmeal). staff really friendly....

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California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here overnight and the location was perfect - within a 2 block walk to all the shops, restaurants and harbor. I give the hotel rooms 3 stars because although the rooms were clean and had Queen beds - the rooms and bathrooms were fairly small for my taste (the hotel itself is beautiful though). I do give the...

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Thank MariaBCalifornia
Encinitas, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old but renovated hotel. We had a very small queen room on the third floor of this historic hotel with a partial ocean view. Comfortable bed. Bathroom couldn't fit two people at once. Although no one was above us, we could hear people in the adjacent room, and doors slamming. Coffee is offered in the lobby. Had...

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Thank Onceabear
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is not your fancy hotel. The rooms are small, but the beds are comfortable and the service is great. It does not have a pool but it does have a jacuzzi. Provides donuts, coffee and juice in the morning if you want to save some money. If you get room 111 (just across the front desk) ask if they...

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Thank Monica Y
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Older hotel with unique charm. Rooms are comfortable. Front desk folks were very friendly and accommodating. The jacuzzi was fun and relaxing. We recommend Hotel Catalina. Central location, easy walking distance to shops, restaurants, tour information, etc.

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Thank Bob H
Cascade, Colorado
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Certainly not fancy. Basic and fine for us. Old, clean with great balconies overlooking the Avalon street below. Walked from the pier. There is a jacuzzi that looks nice. Lobby has good hot water for tea, coffee and fresh doughnuts. Staff is friendly and helpful.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The rooms are small, but if you're not planning on spending much time in there it's fine. They're not dirty, but it's a little old and musty. It's clean, you can smell the strong cleaning products. I had a room next to the shared balcony. No one else used it and it made the stay that much better. It gave...

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2Thank Rachelle G
Atlanta
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This was our first time at the island. It is a small lovely and quaint island. The hotel served our purpose. It was not high season and they still put us in one of the rooms next to the lobby. It was very loud in the mornings, especially with the employees and their friends running around. Our room number 111,...

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2Thank AtlantaLucky7
West Hollywood, California
Reviewed 16 November 2016

the room we had booked had been repainted and unfortunately the smell was still quite strong in the room ..Without hesitation the charming stall Paul and Ignacio upgraded us into a suite as it was the only available space for our family . Helpful staff , great location would recommend this to all Reds

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2Thank smithnicholas
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We traveled to Catalina to compete in a triathlon and had no expectations for the island. We were blown away by pretty much everything! Hotel Catalina has a main building which we traveled to for check-in and were informed that we were in their satellite "courtyard" location a few doors down. We were happy with this because the front-desk guys...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic Hotel Catalina is decorated in the Victorian style. Hotel Catalina combines old world elegance and charm, with all the advantages of a modern establishment. Strolling along the balustrade verandas at the front of the establishment, from sunrise to sunset you'll enjoy the refreshing sea air and splendid panorama views of the picturesque harbor. Recently remodeled in Thomasville furnishings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Catalina

Address: 129 Whittley Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: RM471 - RM1,586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Catalina 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Catalina Hotel Avalon
Hotel Catalina Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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“Do not get rooms near the front desk”
monicay2016, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“book early to get best rate, ask to speak to manager to ensure you get the best room for the best price.”
mtmcdonough, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room looking over the water,”
PhylissB1, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had Room 104. Rooms 101-103 have a porch, but our room was more private and near enough to the porch where we could sit on it.”
janh430, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the courtyard- small but comfortable.”
AdMun003, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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