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Banning House Lodge

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1 Banning House Road, Two Harbors, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Rating summary
  • 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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Foothill Ranch, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We arrived and Edfie (he was awesome) brought U.S. up to the hotel and gave us a brief tour of the common areas. We've been here before but he was the only person who gave a tour of the available common area. He also checked In on us halfway though our stay. He's the bees knees. The cleanliness and perfection... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Steven, Thanks for staying with us at the Banning House Lodge. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Palm Desert
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Banning House for a few days to celebrate my birthday. We were a little worried about staying in Two Harbors midweek during December because we had heard that there would be so few travelers there the one and only restaurant in town would be closed. We needn't have worried. Eddie from the hotel... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us at the Banning House Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! More 

Los Angeles, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

we were greeted by friendly staff and got a tour of the place. it felt like home since we were able to use the kitchen all day long and at night we lit the fire in the great room. the view from the balcony was fantastic- we took so many photos! the lodge sits up high so one can see... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for sharing you review of the Banning House Lodge. We look forward to seeing you again in Two Harbors. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

First visit to the west end and won't be the last. Eddie and Sal at the Banning House went above and beyond to take care of us. Making sure we were comfortable and able to enjoy our stay with out worry. They truly seemed like they loved their jobs and really enjoyed taking care of the house. That is not... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking time to review the Banning House Lodge. We're happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Tokyo, Japan
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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We had a very relaxing stay at the Banning House. The room was very comfortable, the staff very friendly. The range of food available at breakfast was not great but they make a really great latte! The views are really fantastic. Two Harbors is a tiny settlement and much smaller than Avalon but a great base for hiking and water... More 

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Thanks for staying with us at the Banning House Lodge. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Orange County, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This place is spectacular. If you are looking for a quiet romantic getaway, or a nice place to spend time with family, The Banning House is the place to go. Sal and Eddie manage the property and are just terrific. They are kind and genuine and completely add to the experience. They have tons of knowledge and such joy and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Cool concept, beautiful views, and amazing staff! This was my second visit to Two Harbors and first stay at the Banning House, and I was blown away by the quality and variety of all of the common areas. Kitchen, Dinning areas, and den were way beyond my expectations, and the attentive service from both Eddie and Sal was fantastic. They... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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81 reviews 81 reviews
10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We had the home closest to the town of Two Harbors. It was perfect for our group of 6 hikers. I believe there were 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. Very cute and comfortable, plus great views of the Harbor. The Banning house staff was extremely helpful. They drove us into town, let us store our backpacks and went out of... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Banning House is a lovely property up on the hill in Two Harbors. While this is the only hotel-like option in Two Harbors, it really was very cute and quiet. The place isn't brand new and furniture is older, but the environment is lovely. The rooms are older but fine, the bathrooms are definitely outdated and the shower head was... More 

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long beach
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is a beautifully restored old home at the isthmus of Catalina Island. You can see both harbors from the top and on a busy summer day, it is very quiet at the top of the hill, well at least when we were there. The room you get makes a difference, but if you choose one of the king rooms... More 

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