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    Aurora Hotel

    137 Marilla Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
    (424) 226-3571
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    Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

    On the positive side, the staff was very nice. The hotel is not as described when we booked because one cannot relax in the spa because there is none. Our room was noisy because you can hear everything going on in the room above, even...More

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    Response from swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora HotelResponded 9 September 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry to hear that your expectations were not exceeded, which is our goal with every guest. We do not promote ourselves as a spa because we don't have spa services on site. Many of...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    Lodging on Catalina can sometimes be dicey. This is one of the better hotels. The staff is nice; the "partial view" room was satisfactory, and the roof top deck is lovely. Just be prepared to take a taxi to and from the room, or a...More

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    Response from swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora HotelResponded 8 September 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful review. Please come see us again soon.

    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    Upon arrival, the lobby kitchenette is stocked with lemon water. Every one of the staff members we had interaction with were friendly and helpful. The nice wine, cheese, crackers and salami in the evening were a nice added treat. The rooms were very nicely stocked...More

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    Response from swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora HotelResponded 8 September 2017

    I'm looking forward to sharing your wonderful review with our staff. We love providing little extras for our guests and are glad you enjoyed the wine reception and the lemon water. Please return and see us again soon.

    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    Very nice room. Breakfast was good. My only concern for older guests is that it is on a steep hill and hotel does not have an elevator. Catalina does not have good public transportation and what is available is expensive. Hotel might want to consider...More

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    Response from swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora HotelResponded 8 September 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at the Aurora. I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us. We regularly work with the City of Avalon on options for public transportation and will convey your concerns. We look forward to seeing you...More

    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    I loved the roof top with a view. We ate breakfast up there every morning. The rooms were nice and cozy, but not consistent. What I mean by that is my room didn't have robes and my sister didn't have the complimentary wine bottle. Which...More

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    Response from swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora HotelResponded 8 September 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your time at Aurora, but I'm sorry to hear about the confusion with robes and wine. I've shared your concerns with staff to rectify the situation. We'll look forward to your...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$160 - US$453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Avalon
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • California >
    • Catalina Island >
    • Avalon
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    • Aurora Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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    Barbara6142
    21 August 2016|
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    Response from SJfromHB | Reviewed this property |
    The rooms are very quaint (aka small) so even if they were pet friendly I would t being them as there's no room for them and you to walk around.
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    Barbara6142
    21 August 2016|
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    Response from swccatalina | Property representative |
    Like most hotels on Catalina Island, we are not pet-friendly.
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    irishis4me
    17 July 2016|
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    Response from Al R | Reviewed this property |
    No elevator but the staff will carry your luggage to your room.
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