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Hotel Metropole

#9 of 21 Hotels in Avalon
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205 Crescent Ave., P.O. Box 1900, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time going to Catalina to go scuba diving. This was a good hotel to stay at. Very centrally located (although, everything in Avalon is within walking distance to each other). Good size room. However, it could be cleaner. I believe it is an older property because the carpets were just dirty --- the type of "dirty" that its old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy hotel with remarkable location yo everything. Great arcade for kids, snack shops, dining, at the complex. Clean hotel, we stayed in Rome 307 comes with balcony and 2 queen beds. I do recommend this hotel for couples and family with kids. Nice free breakfast continental in the mornings

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is centrally located and the rooms are spacious and tasteful. The staff is friendly and responsive. We have stayed in a regular room, the suite and we stayed once in the Beach house for a birthday getaway. The Beach house overlooks the town. We had a party there and several of us stayed in it. It has a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel that doesn't warn you that live music is performed (and not performed well, but performed loudly to make up for it) in the courtyard right out side your window--from noon until 10:00 pm. If you are traveling with children who need to nap or go to bed before 10:00, or even if you would like to rest after... More 

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Gregg M, Owner at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

Truly sorry that your experience at the Metropole was less then you hoped for. We offer free entertainment in the courtyard during the lunch hours from 11:30AM till 2:30PM. On Friday and Saturday we have entertainment from 7:00PM until 9:00PM. We have had a tremendously positive response to the entertainment. The entertainment is varied with several different professional performers participating... More 

Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far the best hotel experience, not just in Avalon, but anywhere. We stayed two nights in room 105 in the VIP wing with the amazing harbor/Casino view. The VIP wing has its own Continental breakfast spread right outside our room, that included a wide variety of pastries, cereals, fruit, coffee, milk and juice. The room was modernly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 18th 4th of July in Avalon and our 12th stay at the Metropole. We had 101 and 102, the Beach house and a suite across from it. We had about 15 people this year (not everyone but most) stayed at the Metropole. Those that didn't hung out with us there cuz it's a go-to place. Super friendly... More 

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Gregg M, Owner at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

When we hear that guests have been staying with us for 12 years and plan on coming back it makes all our efforts worth it. We hope you will enjoy many more 4th of July vacations at the Metropole and we will do everything to make them memorable. More 

Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I like to spend our mother/daughter time over on Catalina Island occasionally, and this was our first time staying at the Hotel Metropole. Well, I can't imagine why we never chose to stay here before. The quaint rooms and elegant style of this hotel bring a subtle relaxation that made me feel like we were vacationing much... More 

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Gregg M, Owner at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We are happy to now that your mother/daughter time was met with the accommodations and service you deserve. Our staff always tries to go out of their way to help people with any special requests. We hope to see you both on your next getaway! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from our annual 4th of July weekend on the island and this year we tried a new hotel...The Metropole and I am very happy to say we have found our new favorite!! Our wonderful experience started several months ago when I reserved our room with Lucy who obviously loves and cares about her job She took her... More 

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Los Angeles, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with some friends to Catalina, not knowing what to expect. The island was beautiful, it almost seemed like we had traveled to the Mediterranean. When we arrived at the hotel, the staff was extremely helpful and polite. Our room was large, very nicely decorated and had a great view. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone who... More 

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Gregg M, Owner at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed our quaint Mediterranean style island and our property! Hope to see you soon. More 

San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel is in a great location and the 2 rooms my party stayed in were apparently newly renovated and quite large. The decor was very modern and both rooms had fireplaces (though it is summer so we didn't use them). The rooms had a small vestibule off the hallway with a locking door so when the outer door was... More 

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Gregg M, Owner at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

We really appreciate it when guests enjoy our renovations, as we work hard to keep our rooms updated. We are glad you took advantage of the spaciousness and privacy of our adjoining rooms. We offer specials on our website, so please check them out for great deals! More 

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