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Banning House Lodge

1 Banning House Road, Two Harbors, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #1 of 1 Two Harbors B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Alexis D Pasadena, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pasadena, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I entitled this review fondly and a bit tongue-in-cheek. Obviously this is the only hotel on that side of the island, so those who aren't staying on their boat don't have many options. Nevertheless, we frequent this hotel and are pleased to stay there, and find the hotel makes an effort to please despite the lack of competition. It may... More

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here many times. It is the ONLY place in town. There seems to be no desire to upgrade the rooms. Our room was shabby. The window would not open, there were holes in the wall, the bathroom cabinet was falling apart, the shower was leaking. The furniture was old dilapidated and broken. There was no one there... More

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Menlo Park, California
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Catalina… I'd always been intrigued, but hesitant, as I'd only heard about the main city, Avalon, and all the golf carts, crowds, and potential "spring break" atmosphere. No one ever seems to talk about the "quiet cousin" on the other end of the island. Two Harbors is a wonderful rustic retreat, and the Banning... More

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The banning House is a great place to unplug from life. beautiful views,quite and relaxing. We loved eating breakfast outside overlooking the the harbor in the mornings. After a day out we would come back and relax with a glass of wine. everyone who stayed at the house so friendly. we will be back to the banning house !!

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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The Banning House has it all: beautiful location, wonderful comfort, and fabulous service. I have been to this hotel twice and have recommended it to friends. They share in my satisfaction. Upon each visit, this hotel exceeds my expectations. I feel like royalty and very much enjoy being spoiled. The ambiance is so serene and relaxing that I never want... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I've been going to this BB/Hotel for a few years now and I've been very impressed over the last two years with the improvements that have been made. It has always been a pleasant kind of get away place, but now, it has been changed into a paradise-like retreat. The continental breakfast has been expanded and is no longer just... More

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Mission Viejo, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This beautiful property is the prefect place to relax and unwind. We loved the beautiful room and views, the delicious breakfasts, and the warm welcoming staff. We will definitely be returning! This end of Catalina Island is quieter and has a laid-back vibe. Perfect for hikes, beach combing, volleyball, Frisbee golf, bicycling and water sports. The Banning House Lodge is... More

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Bakersfield, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

If you want to get away and really relax, the Banning House Lodge is the place. This was our third visit and it was the best ever. The Banning House staff, Sal and Tyler, are very friendly and helpful. They pick you up at the dock when the Catalina Express comes in and drop you off when you are ready... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I stayed here for the first time five years ago. There was a wedding party, and only one huge room left in one of the side houses. It was cold and windy, and not very clean, but we decided we'd go back one day because we really liked the place in general. This time we stayed in the main house,... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

I've been coming to the Banning House Lodge each February with a group of quilters since 1999 and have seen the ups and downs of the lodge. The current management, Sal and Tyler are absolutly wonderful and have the lodge running the best I've seen! They cheerfully dote on our group during our stay, which I know isn't an easy... More

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Address: 1 Banning House Road, Two Harbors, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Two Harbors
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