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Hotel Mac Rae

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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“great location”(42 reviews)
“star amenities”(3 reviews)
“ocean front”(17 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Rooftop Bar
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All reviewsgreat locationstar amenitiesocean frontcatalina islandkaraoke barsound of the wavesthe ocean view roomsmall tvcontinental breakfastno elevatornice courtyardqueen roombirthday weekendorange juicevons expressstay there againan older hotel
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Date: 8/21/2017 Day of the Eclipse in USA I live in Venice Beach; decided to go and stay a night to get away. I have been to Catalina six ( 6) times in my life. I am 62. I paid $$257.03 including all charges and...More

Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you for such a lengthy and detailed accounting of your visit with us. The Ocean View rooms do offer proximity to the water and beach, but we are also located in the very center of town among the restaurants and shops which can add...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice oceanfront room. We could open the window and watch the people down below having a great time on the beach. You can hear the waves on the beach all night long. Great location lots of nice restaurants just a few steps away. Short...More

Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 26 September 2017

Those Ocean View rooms are nice! Thank you for sharing your experience. Come back and listen to the waves again soon! Karen Biery, 4th generation "Mac Rae", General Manager

Reviewed 16 August 2017

The hotel is a beautiful historical place. It's location was perfect for my husband and I. It was our first time visiting and we had a relaxing time. The hotel service was very inviting and the staff were friendly. The environment was clean a well...More

Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 26 September 2017

We are so pleased that you had such a nice experience booking and staying with us on your first visit to Catalina island. Thank you for complimenting my reception and housekeeping staff and I will share your comments with them. We look forward to your...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

First of all, I would like to say that the staff here was very friendly and accommodating. I took advantage of the Free Birthday boat ride to the island for my boyfriends birthday and couldn't have made a better choice than the Hotel Mac Rae....More

Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 13 August 2017

Happy belated birthday Gabrielle! Thank you for choosing Hotel Mac Rae for your celebration vacation and for taking the time to share this review. We hope your next stay can be longer as well! Until then. Karen Biery, 4th generation "Mac Rae", General Manager

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We have stayed at this hotel for years. We always go back, very friendly and helpful. Beach towels are provided and you can borrow items left over from past guest. We used sand toys, floats and ice chest. It is a very quiet hotel. Love...More

Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 13 August 2017

We love to hear from our Previous Guests! Thank you for your kind review and loyalty. We look forward to your next visit to Avalon. Karen Biery, 4th generation "Mac Rae", General Manager

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Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
US$202 - US$334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$202 - US$334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (20)
Pool & Beach (2)
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Questions & Answers
Becky S
30 March 2017
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Response from HotelMacRae | Property representative
I am sorry, but we do not have an elevator.
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Fred H
18 July 2016
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Response from HotelMacRae | Property representative
We are located directly on the beach. Our building covers our entire property so we do not have a pool.
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Beachkidboy
22 March 2016
Response from HotelMacRae | Property representative
We can give you your 10% birthday discount on the phone or we can give you a refund for your discount upon arrival if you book your reservation online.
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Room Tips
"Rooms in the back completely silent"
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"Ocean view room was perfect."
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"Free breakfast includes orange juice, coffee, or some bread. If you want hot breakfast, you need to go to a..."
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"202 through 205 are ocean front with fabulous views."
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