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Pavilion Hotel

#4 of 21 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
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513 Crescent Ave., PO Box 737, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
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118 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

This hotel has been entirely rebuilt from the old Pavilion Lodge. It is not the same hotel with a new coat of paint, they did an amazing job of upgrading and rebranding the hotel. The gardens are awesome, the rooms are small; I guess they are a really nicely outfitted and decorated room the size and layout of a typical... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of The Pavilion Hotel! Our staff strives to provide guests with the best service, atmosphere and cuisine, and your review will help us to achieve these goals. We appreciate any and all feedback. We are so glad you liked our rooms, grounds, and amenities. We thank you again for your review! Hope... More 

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

We spent the Thanksgiving holidays at the Pavilion on Catalina Island. The rooms were fine; we had a double which was good sized. The landscaping was superb. Beautifully laid out with grouped seating amidst plants and flowers, well used by the guests. The hotel had an usually good breakfast, more than the typical "Continental" and tasty. Also, a good wine/cheese... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of The Pavilion Hotel. Our staff strives to provide guests with the best service, atmosphere and cuisine, and your review will help us to achieve these goals. We appreciate any and all feedback. We are so glad you liked our grounds and gardens. We thank you again for your review! Hope to... More 

San Bernardino, California
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

The Pavilion Hotel is an excellent value when booked with the Unlimited Package. The activities on the island can definitely add up, so the savings are tremendous. The room was very clean, and I can't compliment the staff enough on their excellent service. Kris, at the front desk, was especially friendly. The courtyard area provides a relaxing atmosphere, and the... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of The Pavilion Hotel! Our staff strives to provide guests with the best service, atmosphere and cuisine, and your review will help us to achieve these goals. We appreciate any and all feedback. We are so glad you liked the Ultimate Package. We thank you again for your review! Hope to see... More 

bend oregon
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56 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

My family goes to Catalina twice a year so we are always looking for a nice place to stay there. While Hamilton Cove is amazing, it is a little far from town. At the Pavilion your right across the street from the ocean. Also in walking distance to most restaurants and grocery stores. The grounds are lovely and there is... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of The Pavilion Hotel! Our staff strives to provide guests with the best service, atmosphere and cuisine, and your review will help us to achieve these goals. We appreciate any and all feedback. We are going to continue to improve your experience. We are so glad you loved the location of our... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Amazing time on Catalina Island! We stayed at the Pavilion Hotel and we booked their ultimate package which included round-trip ferry to the island, unlimited activities, and standard double room. Booking and initial disappointment - I booked the stay through their reservation line and was initially told that all activities and tours were included. However, when I called back the... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of The Pavilion Hotel! Our staff strives to provide guests with the best service, atmosphere and cuisine, and your review will help us to achieve these goals. We appreciate any and all feedback. We are going to continue to improve your experience next time you come to stay with us. We are... More 

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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012 via mobile

Location cannot be beat and the open courtyard is wonderful. Great staff. This will be the hotel we stay in every time we go back to Catalina. Such a cute and relaxing hotel right in the heart of the town.

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CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of The Pavilion Hotel! Our staff strives to provide guests with the best service, atmosphere and cuisine, and your review will help us to achieve these goals. We appreciate any and all feedback. We are going to continue to improve your experience. We thank you again for your review! Hope to see... More 

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

The GREAT staff will go above and beyond from the first step in to the last step out. A special thanks to Kris. The Pavilion was very clean with beautiful grounds. Each day you will enjoy an excellent breakfast and afternoon wine and cheese social.

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Temecula, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I grew up going to Catalina on a very regular basis. My parents lived there for 25 years. I remember when this hotel was a dumpy little motel style place that was very in appealing. The transformation that Island resorts has done to this place is amazing! With my parents gone from the island, The Pavillion Hotel will be our... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We had a very nice stay at the Pavilion. The grounds are beautiful and right on the water. Convenient walking distance to everything in town. My room was very nice and very comfortable. Complimentary wine and appetizers in late afternoon and a very nice continental breakfast in the morning. The staff was very helpful and friendly. There is also a... More 

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Oak View, California
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34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This is a beachfront hotel with very nice well decorated rooms, beautifully landscaped grounds, with great location. A wine and cheese hour for those that drink and a great continental breakfast plus each morning that is included. But most of all...THE STAFF IS THE BEST! They have a Four Seasons Staff!

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