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Hotel Metropole

3.0 of 5 205 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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Brea, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for an anniversary weekend and splurged on a suite with a Jacuzzi tub, fireplace, and balcony. The Good: This is a lovely hotel. The décor in the rooms is modern and luxurious. The lobby and courtyard are more Mediterranean with pretty fountains. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The Continental breakfast was fine and included the normal... More 

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Westwood Los Angeles County, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant boat ride from Long Beach to Avalon.It was smooth and fast....one hour.I did not even get seasick at all. When we pulled into Avalon Bay i realized I had sort of forgotten how cute Avalon was....uh, still is. We were able to walk with our rolling luggage the short 10 minute walk around Avalon Harbor... More 

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San Jose, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The hotel was lovely and the location was great. I enjoyed the remodeled decor and it felt fresh and boutique-like. Our room had a fireplace and a jacuzzi tub. Due to the drought, we opted out of using the jacuzzi, but the fire was great. Up top, there is a cozy hot tub that was nice and private. It had... More 

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Culver City, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

just a quick note to say we really enjoyed our weekend stay in September at the Hotel Metropole in Avalon. Easy to find, easy to walk to all the restaurants, beach and attractions in and near downtown Avalon. We especially enjoyed the breakfast bar in the lobby area in the mornings and took the good coffee, juice and muffins and... More 

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Northridge, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent the weekend here for a wedding. It was a lovely hotel. The staff was very friendly and helpful! When we needed directions and advice on tours,they were right there to help. The room was beautiful and comfortable. We had a small patio that was private and yet felt included in the goings ons of the... More 

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Boise, ID
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Beautiful, comfortable rooms and a wonderful accommodating staff. The oceanfront rooms have fantastic views of the harbor and casino. Spa services are fabulous. The proprietors are incredible people! This gorgeous hotel is a must! We've been here several times and have thoroughly enjoyed it every time we've stayed here. This particular trip was for a weekend wedding celebration. The hotel... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Definitely stay here! Gorgeous hotel that is right in the heart of town. The hotel is very well kept, it has extremely comfortable beds, and the staff is overly accommodating. If you are coming to Avalon, I highly recommend you stay here.

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Santa Monica, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

For anybody looking for the most wonderful respite from the hustle and bustle of our everyday life a visit to the HOTEL METROPOLE in Catalina is a MUST!!!! Just 26miles across the sea and feels like another world!! The accomodations are out of this world!!! Ask for an oceanfront room and the views are simply amazing!!! Thanks to the staff... More 

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Seattle, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We booked this hotel pretty much last minute so paid a little more than we had hoped. The room itself was very nice, roomy, and the décor and furnishings were top notch. We had a little view of the ocean with rooftops blocking most of the view, but we could see some ocean and had a great shot of the... More 

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San Diego, California
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

While we had a very good stay in a terrific room at the Metropole, the website definitely over-sells this property; your experience could vary dramatically depending on the room category you book! Pluses: VERY comfortable bed, location, availability of the Von's right next door, fourth-level hot tub and sun deck, fireplace. Minuses: disinterested front desk, some rough housekeeping edges. Metropole... 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): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Metropole 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Metropole Hotel Avalon
Hotel Metropole Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#7 Family Hotel in Avalon
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#8 Romantic Hotel in Avalon

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