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Pavilion Hotel

3.0 of 5 513 Crescent Ave., PO Box 737, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Palm Desert, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

I would give this hotel the Excellent rating if it weren't for the fact that our room #325 was right beside the back road where noisy golf carts rambled past very often. The golf carts are gas operated so are noisy, not like the battery carts. Other than that, it was great; the staff, the breakfast, the wine/cheese, the location,... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from two nights at this great small hotel in Avalon on Catalina Island. For southern Californians it is a fantastic way to check out for a couple of days and leave hectic behind. The Pavillion is small and quiet with beautiful grounds and friendly staff. Rooms are well decorated and clean. Hotel offers a complementary wine and reception... More 

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went over to Catalina Island for an overnight trip and enjoyed the pavilion hotel very much. The 4:30 wine and cheese was great. You could go back and get as many glasses as you wanted. They also held our luggage until our room was ready for check in as we took a morning boat over to the island. Upon... More 

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San Marcos, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our stay at The Pavillion was excellent! From the warm and friendly staff, to the clean and comfty rooms. The Continental breakfast is not an after thought, it is a tasty variety of food. The wine tasting was also excellent and well put together. Im not sure i would like to stay anywhere else when visiting catalina!

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Bayport, New York
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123 reviews 123 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights on our family's first trip to Catalina Island and we couldn't have picked a better hotel. The location is spot on, right in the center of everything. At first I thought it was going to be a problem but it turned out to be perfect coz we can walk to everything & its off-season so... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Housemouse, Thanks for staying us at the Pavilion Hotel. We appreciate your feedback on the rooms and the noise. We're always working to make the hotel more enjoyable for our guests. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

Riverside, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second visit to the island and the Pavilion Hotel. The location is perfect that hotel is very nice and the grounds are gorgeous! I have a few issues on this trip but once home I received an email from the hotel asking how my stay was. I was honest and explained the small issues I had. Within 5 mins... More 

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Hanalei, Hawaii
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Catalina, and after this last stay I will never stay anywhere else! I thought it would be a little noisy, as it is ion the main thoroughfare, but it wasn't at all. The rooms very nice and the beds, fabulous! The Wine and cheese tasting was excellent, and we loved sitting outside in the courtyard. I have never... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Happy P, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Pavilion Hotel in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

Tustin, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There's clearly a reason this hotels website focuses solely on the communal areas in all the photos, the rooms are cheap and horrible and unlike everything else have clearly not been refurbished recently. The hotel flatters to deceive, providing unnecessary services such as bell hops (it's a 10-45 second walk to the room) a turn down service (thee most pointless... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jack, I'm sorry that you had that experience while staying at the Pavilion Hotel. We tried to reach out to you to discuss the situation and would still be happy to discuss. We hope that you can give the Pavilion Hotel another try in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

Westlake Village, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my wife and I's first time on the island. We usually dive the island from a boat so it was a refreshing change. I had no idea where to stay so I went to trip advisor. There were quite a few hotels to stay at but the Pavilion stood out. We booked the Pavilion for 1 night. Upon... More 

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Chehalis
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a group of 54 to the Pavilion Hotel Feb 19-21. This was the 4th group in 8 years and it could not have been better. Assistant GM, Roshan and his staff were terrific. Rooms, updated a few years ago were excellent, Happy Hour/wine tasting was a great treat after a long day of sight seeing, zip lining (yes, 14... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Molly, Thank you so much for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. We enjoyed having your group on property. And we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

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Address: 513 Crescent Ave., PO Box 737, 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 — Pavilion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Pavilion Lodge Catalina
Pavilion Lodge Avalon
Catalina Island Lodge Pavilion
Pavilion Hotel Avalon
Pavilion Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Avalon
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#4 Romantic Hotel in Avalon

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