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Irvine, California
Reviewed 14 September 2015

My GF booked this room for a weekend trip. I've booked rooms at other Catalina hotels before and was leery about getting a good one. However the Atwater was great! We were greeted with cold water and a friendly staff. The bed was extra comfy and the room was as adverised (see pictures). My GF did complain that one night...

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

Dear Pecose, Glad that you enjoyed your stay. My apologizes about your girlfriend's trouble with the key cards. We hope that you will consider the Hotel Atwater for future stays on Catalina Island. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Hobbs, New Mexico
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Room was clean but there were no amenities. No in room coffee no bottled water No safe. If you want coffee in the morning you have to go outside to doors down into a mini mall. But staff was nice Bathroom was very very small no counter on sink.

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

Dear Susan, Thanks for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Hotel Atwater. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 September 2015

As for the title. Walk out the front door, hang a left, walk straight and within 2 minutes your at one of the wonderful strips of beaches that are Avalon, literally. The Atwater is on Sumner which is a side street and you have to look up and find this huge mural advertising it's location to find it quickly. Otherwise...

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

Dear Jaytravel, Thanks for your kind words. We will share your feedback with our hotel staff! I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

And pleasant. Also has a window air conditioner Plus ceiling fan. Room was comfortable temperature. Hotel located in central area, easy walking access to beach, shops, restaurants. Older Hotel with lots of charm. Very glad we chose Hotel Atwater, turned out to be a great birthday. Would definitely return. Little extra note, for those who like Chinese food, restaurant right...

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

Dear Linda, Thanks for celebrating your birthday at the Hotel Atwater. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Belleville, Illinois
Reviewed 7 September 2015

...and that's about it. We Spent two nights at the Atwater over Labor Day weekend and was fairly disappointed with the accommodations. We had the Mountain Suite which was a two room suite with one bedroom and a large living room area. Other reviews describe this hotel as updated but this room hadn't seen new furniture or paint in years....

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

Dear Eddie, I'm sorry to hear that the Hotel Atwater did not meet with your expectations. We truly appreciate your feedback and we use it to help improve our offerings at the Hotel Atwater. We hope that you would consider staying with us again. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

San Diego, California
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This was my first time visiting Catalina Island and it turned out to be a great experience. At first I was a little skeptic with the hotel because I found mixed reviews about it. Arrived in Avalon around 11am and naturally they did not have any rooms available. It was great that they were able to hold our bags so...

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

Dear Reyna, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

California Hot Springs, California
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Convenient and affordable Hotel is old but so are most in Avalon Room was clean and had nice linens and a large TV Bathroom was very small but worked for us They stored our bags both coming and going and were nice about it Loved the water with sliced oranges always available in the lobby

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

Dear Tauby, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Tempe, AZ
Reviewed 23 August 2015

This is all clean and friendly place to stay. Very convenient to downtown. The Front desk area in lobby especially nice with the furnishings and finishings. The room (262) was very nice the bedding was fantastic. The pillows excellent. The bathroom was clean and functional. Would have liked a side stand or table to put things though. Will come back!

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

Dear Wheeler, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2015

this hotel is in a great location just off main street close to the beach and all the restaurants there is not much night life here a karoke bar and a live music bar bothvery good could not fault the hotel lovely and clean and beds changed every day with clean towels nothing to much trouble for the staff they...

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

Dear Gerda9966, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

California, United States
Reviewed 1 August 2015

If you're looking for somewhere to lay your head while experiencing Catalina during the day, the Hotel Atwater is a good choice. Very friendly staff and they will stow your luggage before and after checkout. It's an older hotel, so very few plugs in rooms. Bring an electrical strip if you have electronics to charge. Clean room and clean sheets....

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

Dear DeAnn, Thanks for staying with us. I'm sorry that you had issues with the hot water at the hotel. Thanks for bringing this to our attention. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 1/2 a block from the beach, the historic Hotel Atwater was built in the 1920's and offers a wide variety of room types from Economy Rooms, Standard Rooms to Suites. This hotel fits any budget and is perfect for active couples, families, scuba divers and large groups. Offerings include: Complimentary baggage service from the ferry, Suites and Standard Rooms feature air conditioning / heating, iron and ironing boards, Suites and Standard Rooms feature hair dryers, basic-cable TV - free HBO and Showtime, senior, military and group discounts, complimentary storage room for dive gear, mountain bikes and luggage. Outdoor rinse-off showers for divers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Atwater

Address: 125 Sumner Street, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: RM470 - RM953 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Atwater 3*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Atwater Hotel Avalon
Hotel Atwater Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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