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Hotel Metropole

205 Crescent Ave., P.O. Box 1900, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #8 of 20 hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orange County
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been going to Catalina for several years and originally stayed elsewhere but when we found The Hotel Metropole we discovered a real gem. The hotel, rooms, amenities, service, value and staff are the best on the island. I can't rave enough about the staff and how helpful they are in every way. In a word....amazing!

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I recently visited Avalon and stayed at Hotel Metropole. The location is perfect. Close to everything and easy to find. We entered through a walkway lined with cute shops and bakeries. It was quaint and lovely. The hotel was clean and the staff was amazing. We needed a pack and play for our toddler and it was... More

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently went to Catalina and stayed at the Metropole Hotel for 3 nights. The hotel was clean and the staff was very friendly. We got there on a Thursday morning around 11 am, but were unable to check-in until 2:30 pm. We were able to store our luggage at the hotel while we walked around and waited for our... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the VIP room overlooking water. This room was gorgeous and very comfortable. You can see the management is very concerned with the most minute details from the type of soap and lotions (L'Occitane) to the over the top continental breakfast w organic fruits. They also had my favorite coffee, Coffee Bean. Friendly staff and beautiful courtyard w live... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we went to Catalina last month in May for my wedding anniversary and we found it to be a great experiencewe stayed at the Hotel Metropol and had a relaxing time.the rooms were very spacious relaxing but elegant at the same time we found ourselves very enchanted with the view of the ocean and the village of Catalina.the staff at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time to Catalina Island. Husband and I celebrating our 12th year wedding anniversary.. We enjoyed our stay Rm408. Had a blast on the island, will most definitely come back..staff was very professional.. room was great, perfect view location was perfect! enjoyed the fire place...and jet tub...Thank you for the bottle of champagne!

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Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Most of the hotels in Avalon, Catalina Island, CA were built in the 50's and 60's so they are small and dated. Many have slapped on new paint, carpet and furniture, however they are still small. The Hotel Metropole is truly the exception to the rule, though yes, they have renovated with new paint, carpet and furniture like everyone else...... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I came here for work and can't wait to go back for a romantic weekend. A short walk from the Catalina Express, in the middle of the town, and next to some great restaurants. I loved the fireplace in the room with the switch accessible from the bed. Room was comfortable and had the small accents that took it from... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Santa Catalina is a small island with a few quaint hotels & Inn's. The hotel metropole is definitely kept up to date compared to others around town, in terms of style & cleanliness. The only other choice is the Pavillion hotel. The hotel metropole has everything you need for a weekend in Catalina, large rooms, jacuzzi and a large balcony... More

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San Diego, California
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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I haven't stayed here, but called twice for information about packages. The first time the phone was answered by someone who really needed customer service training...I was put on hold for 5 minutes before I hung up. I called back and the phone was picked up but no one spoke. I waited for a response for one minute before hanging... More

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Address: 205 Crescent Ave., P.O. Box 1900, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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Metropole Hotel Avalon
Hotel Metropole Catalina Island/Avalon, CA

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#2 Spa Hotel in Avalon #7 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon #8 Romantic Hotel in Avalon #8 Family Hotel in Avalon
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Hotel Metropole is the finest beachfront hotel on the island. VIP Oceanfront suites, jacuzzi baths, balconies, fireplaces available, complimentary continental breakfast, 40" flat screen TV's, free wifi, L'Occitane products, Frette linens, slippers & robes, rooftop jacuzzi and sundeck, private 2-bedroom Beach House, A Touch of Heaven day spa. The Metropole Market Place is just downstairs: miniature bowling, XT theater and arcade, Metropole Cafe, Coney's famous eatery, M Restaurant by ZEST, full service beauty salon, jewelry, clothing, unique gifts, gallery, special coffees and freshly baked treats, natural products and holistic remedies. Our property has everything you need for an amazing vacating on Catalina island! ... more   less 
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