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The Avalon Hotel

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Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the reviews of this place about great customer service are absolutely true. Jamie, Laurie, Carlos and Enrique were awesome. We stayed on the third floor with a fantastic view of the ocean/harbor. A view only money can buy. The room was a little small with the bed against the wall and no room for a sitting chair. The balcony...

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

I'm happy you enjoyed your stay and found your room's view to be priceless. What's more, it's great to know how pleased you were with Jamie, Laurie, Carlos, and Enrique -- They all will appreciate the mention here. Until your next visit! Kathleen - Managing Partner

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from a perfect weekend on Catalina Island and at the Avalon Hotel. This is one of my most favorite places that we have ever stayed - anyone who has a chance should stop for a night or two at this incredible hotel. The great customer service started before we were even out of Arizona - Lori called...

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us, Wendy, and you felt welcomed before your arrived! What's more, it's great to know that you were so impressed with Laurie's attentive help, and she will be thrilled to have read your kind review! I really hope we get to welcome you both back the next time you decided to visit Catalina...

Colville, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at The Avalon Hotel was really a very special treat! From the beautiful courtyard entry (with friendly Koi in the pond) to the super accommodating staff to the comfortable rooms with the to-die-for bathroom, we highly recommend this place! I would definitely stay here again! I loved the craftsman style building and convenient location, too!

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

I'm thrilled your stay with us was such a special treat! We take a great deal of pride in the atmosphere we've curated and the amenities we provide -- I'm please everything was so on point for you. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and I hope we get to welcome you back again...

Mountain View, California, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great hotel at the island with amazing customer service. Each of the front desk executives were great, the rooms were super comfortable, the internet was flawless and moreover the location of the hotel is the best. It provides easy access to most attraction/activities/restaurants.Definitely recommend the hotel.

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks, Ashlesh, for taking the time to share your thoughts. We're so happy to hear we had the chance to make your stay here in Avalon a memorable one. A great location when travelling is ideal -- so happy we could come through for you! Know we're looking forward to all the more exceptional visits ahead. Until next time, Kathleen...

Oceanside, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely older hotel very nicely remodeled just on the edge of "downtown" Avalon, making walking access convenient. Very pleasant adjacent patio with a koi pond, flowering plants and palm trees. There is access to the rooftop with a great view of Avalon Bay and surrounding hillsides. There are also balconies outside each room with good Bay views. The staff is...

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to show your support. We are happy to hear you are a fan of our spot and the beautiful views. Know you always have a spot under our roof! Looking forward to next time already, Kathleen, Managing Partner

Garden Grove, California
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was a trip of many 'firsts'. Our first trip to Catalina Island. Before booking our trip, we read many reviews and also decided to call a few of our top choices. We called the Avalon and felt an immediate connection to the very nice lady on the the other end. She was very patient and answered all our questions...

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Tiffany, for taking the time to share your thoughts! Our Innkeeping team enjoys reading these posts and Laurie will be estatic she made your stay comfortable. We are happy for the chance to make your visit here in Avalon a memorable one. We have a great team and everyone enjoys sharing our Island home with everyone. Until next...

Huntington Beach
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We just got back from two nights at The Avalon Hotel. As the song says, home is just 26 miles across the sea from where we live, but the hotel and experience really made us feel like we were far, far, away! We had a great time. The Ocean view room was very well suited and the rooftop deck was...

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Pamela, for taking the time to share your thoughts! We are happy to hear we were able to make your visit a memorable one and that you felt like you were a million miles away. Our Oceanview rooms certainly helps make that possible! Looking forward to seeing you next time. Cheers, Kathleen, Managing Partner

New Mexico
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The island is huge, but Avalon is small in a nice way, the hotel was great all around, very nice room, great staff and a great view on the roof!! We had small provided breakfast on the patio a big thumbs up. A big thanks and see you again!

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

We are happy to hear your stay here at The Avalon was memorable and you enjoyed our Island home. We love what we do here, and it's feedback like this that makes it all the more rewarding! We are all looking forward to next time we get to see you. Thank you, Kathleen - Managing Partner

Anaheim, California
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We got two rooms. One my wife and I and one for my son and his wife. The rooms were very nice and the view from the more expensive room was incredible. The only negative was that they told us that the A/C wasn't working, which we didn't care about since we were there in January, but they didn't tell...

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Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts! We're happy to hear we had the chance to make you and your family's stay here in Avalon a memorable one. When we realized that the permantly installed A/C & Heater has parts we can no longer obtain we did place a portable A/C & Heater in the room. I...

Camarillo
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great Location, Nice view, Very nice people, good continental breakfast. Stairs only. Stayed in room 306 (with a balcony.) Free voucher for taxi from dock although the distance is very walkable. Cool rooftop patio for warmer nights. Wifi was free but SLOW

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Eric and Lori, We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We are all about creating a comfortable and relaxing place. We are happy you were pleased with our location, service, and our extended continental breakfast. We hope to host you next time you are on the Island. All our best, Kathleen - Managing Partner

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avalon Hotel offers premier boutique hotel accommodations in the heart of beautiful Catalina Island. We invite you to discover an environment of understated elegance, where luxurious bedding, unique artwork and hand-crafted hardwoods and tile combine to create an enchanting experience. Located just off the Southern California coast, Catalina Island offers a resort experience that is very accessible. Most of our Catalina Island hotel rooms have breath-taking ocean views of Avalon harbor and its scenic surroundings. The breathtaking views from our Rooftop Getaway are sure to be a highlight of your stay at The Avalon Hotel. With a 360-degree vista of Avalon and its charming harbor, the Rooftop offers the ideal spot to sightsee and relax. From classic Craftsman styling and modern conveniences, deluxe bedding and upscale bath amenities, to an all-around relaxed atmosphere, The Avalon Hotel offers a unique hotel experience to every one of our welcomed guests. ... more   less 

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Address: 124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: RM979 - RM1,820 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Avalon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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The Avalon Hotel Catalina Island, CA
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#1 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
#3 Family Hotel in Avalon
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“Ocean side or Garden/patio side and third floor. While more expensive, the view from the top floor ocean side is exceptional.”
 of 5 bubbles StillwaterMinn, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 206 looks out over the patio but also has an amazing view of the harbor.”
 of 5 bubbles H2876FKwendyb, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Perfect Location at the Island”
 of 5 bubbles Ashlesh, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is NO elevator. If stairs or steep inclines are a problem, Catalina in general might present a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles tiffanyastokes, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Look for online coupons and specials”
 of 5 bubbles markevanscma, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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