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Pavilion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   513 Crescent Ave., PO Box 737, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #4 of 19 hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Redondo Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful property right in the heart of Avalon. If you let them know, staff will meet you at the Catalina Express for your luggage. They offer a wonderful breakfast and wine/ cheese. Nice tables, chairs , love seats etc to sit for both the happy hour and or breakfast. They also have a fire pit with about 8 chairs. The... More

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

Dear Guest, My team and I are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Pavilion Hotel. I am glad that you were able to sit and enjoy our courtyard and all that we have to offer. I will also be sure to pass along to my staff that they helped to make your stay memorable.... More

Huntington Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved this hotel! it may look small and simple but when you get a room and are around the property you will see how great it is. Everything around it is beautiful and relaxing. The rooms are super cozy and roomy it was so easy to get a great nights sleep. They have a great breakfast in the morning.... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing about your recent stay at the Pavilion Hotel on TripAdvisor. My team and I are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We cannot wait to welcome you back to Avalon to enjoy some more breakfasts with us soon! Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More

Dana Point, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel was absolutely gorgeous! Inside and out. Hotel staff were extremely accommodating and very friendly. Wine and cheese tasting in the afternoon. Continental breakfast was very good as well .Roberto was hands down the best!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your recent trip to Catalina Island. I also very much appreciate your comments on TripAdvisor. I am happy to hear that my team and I helped to make your stay memorable. Please come back and see us at the Pavilion again soon! Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More

Fallbrook, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm sure the money you pay to stay at the Pavilion is because of the location, being at the end of the Green Pier. The room doesn't look like the advertised photo, the toilet got backed up, and it just didn't measure up. It's nice to have the wine and cheese tasting every day and the continental breakfast, but there... More

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

Dear Guest, My staff and I appreciate the feedback that you provided on TripAdvisor about your recent stay at the Pavilion Hotel. I am sorry to read that you did not enjoy your stay with us, but again thank you for your response. I will be sure to address the concerns that you mentioned right away with my team. I... More

Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here in Feb. 2012 and had the best room with a balcony. We could see the beach and water. The staff is friendly. There are wine and cheese receptions in the evenings. The fire pits are lit at night for cozy conversations with other guests.

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Caloundra, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A short stroll from the Catalina Express, a quaint entry gate invites you past the under cover community lounge area into the check-in desk. The staff were friendly and happy to talk about whatever subject arose. The bed was deep and comfy, turn down service rewarded us with a small but tasty pillow chocolate. The wine and cheese afternoon was... More

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at this lovely hotel this past week. It was wonderful. The cutomer service and location are first rate. You get a light breakfast in the morning and wine and cheese in the afternoon. They have fresh cold water out all day, it was very warm this week, so this was very refreshing to come back to. The rooms... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Pavilion Hotel on your recent trip to Catalina Island. My staff and I appreciate the feedback that you provided for us on TripAdvisor- thank you! We are also glad to hear that you enjoyed all that we have to offer on your stay. We cannot wait to welcome... More

Placentia, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Best Hotel on the Island. The staff is always so polite and helpful. The grounds are kept Disney like and make one feel like they are in a tropical paradise with the semi private ground floor patios. The bedding is luxurious and the chocolates were a delight for my family. Everyone enjoyed the wine and cheese afternoon tastings. The morning... More

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

Dear Guest, My team and I are happy that you enjoyed our hotel, especially our grounds. Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your stay via TripAdvisor. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Catalina Island and stay at the Pavilion Hotel. We hope to see you back in Avalon soon! Sincerely, Roberto... More

Redondo Beach, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pavilion Hotel is what I wish all hotels would be like ... From the extremely friendly check-in and free drink tickets to the cloudlike comfy beds and the more than you possibly want free breakfast to the outstanding wine & cheese evening reception -- all mind you with an ocean view since this hotel is waterfront. For wine lovers,... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Pavilion Hotel on your recent trip to Catalina Island. My team and I were excited to welcome you to Avalon. I am also happy to read that you were able to explore Avalon and enjoy what the Pavilion Hotel has to offer. I hope that we will be able to... More

So. Cal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Catalina is a special place and we had a really lovely stay at the Pavilion Hotel for my 50th birthday. The location is perfect, the grounds are lovely and relaxing. The beds/bedding are soooo comfy. Every employee we encountered was cheerful and polite and aimed to please. We had a bit of a problem with our reservation and billing, but... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Pavilion Hotel on your recent trip to Catalina Island. My team and I were happy to welcome you to the Pavilion Hotel for your 50th birthday. We were honored that you chose to celebrate with us! We hope to see you again on your 51st! 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*
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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

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Avalon #3 Romantic Hotel in Avalon #4 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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Complimentary room amenities include: concierge service, continental breakfast, afternoon wine and cheese social, outdoor lounge with fire ring, movies, Blue Ray players & iPads for checkout, 37" flat screen TVs, HBO & Showtime movie channels, wireless Internet, iHome music centers, priority cabana/chaise reservations at Descanso Beach Club, priority table reservations at Avalon Grille & Catalina Country Club, Starbucks coffee and tea, and in-room safes, refrigerators, irons, ironing boards & hair dryers. ... more   less 
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