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Hotel Vista Del Mar

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417 Crescent Ave., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Hotel Vista Del Mar
Ranked #3 of 19 hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vista, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, 6 year old daughter and I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights to celebrate my birthday. Though it is a very pricey hotel, it was exactly as described in the reviews--right smack dab in the center of town. We had a clean, quiet room with a king size bed and pull out sofa for my daughter. The... More

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family of 5.. My husband, myself, and 3 older teenage girls! We decided to do something different this year and end our family vacation to California by spending the night on Catalina Island. We called this hotel in January to book our stay. From that first phone call to our check out, we could not have been... More

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san jose
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like most have posted these rooms are beautiful, right on the pier and in the heart of everything to do in Avalon. The staff here is extremely helpful and we loved chatting with the front desk to find out where the best places to eat were located. everyone we met were friendly. We had the last room on the right... More

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Orange, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an absolutely lovely little hotel. The staff was very attentive and all of our needs were more than met. The room was very comfortable and the location was very convenient. The fact the hotel stores luggage so you can enjoy the island after you check out was so helpful. We will definitely stay again on our return to... More

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San Francisco, California
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208 reviews 208 reviews
28 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After researching all of the accommodations in Catalina and speaking with representatives by phone, I settled on Hotel Vista del Mar. The location is stellar, right in front of the pier, a short five minute walk from the ferry landing. The hotel is two flights of stairs up (above Steve’s Steak House) and there is no elevator. I doubt that... More

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Redlands, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

But...being in the middle of everything has its down side. Noisy @ night if you're in an ocean view suite. Howver, we knew that going in, so we're not complaining, just informing prospective customers. Service throughout our stay was top notch. Furnishings were very, very nice. Room was comfortable. Continental breakfast was below average for a hotel of this price... More

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Corona del Mar, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We spent our 31st wedding anniversary here for one night in the Ocean Front Suite and it was fabulous!! The staff were fruendly and helpful from the front desk to maids!! View from balcony was the best but pricey but still top notch! Strafe of luggage pre and post the visit bade the trip worthwhile and you can't beat the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Hotel Vista Del Mar was absolutely great! Our family occupied two rooms at this cozy hotel. The rooms are very clean, modern decor and furniture, wtih very comfortable beds. The staff was very nice, accommodating and helpful. The milk and cookies at night made you feel at home and the continental breakfast was nice as well. I will definitely stay... More

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Wilder, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Great time at the hotel. Room was very clean and cozy. The staff was very nice and welcoming and the staff member named Alex was very friendly and informative and always made sure we had what we needed to make our stay on the island exciting and fun!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Our first trip to Catalina Island was lovely. The Vista is in a great location but has no views from the rooms. The rooms are comfortable, the breakfast is about the nicest hotel continental breakfast I have seen, and the staff was very nice.

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Address: 417 Crescent Ave., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Vista Del Mar Avalon
Vista Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Vista Del Mar Catalina Island/Avalon, CA

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Hotel Vista Del Mar is located on the beach, overlooking Avalon Bay, with rooms featuring: ocean views, jetted tub, continental breakfast, milk and cookies each evening, HDTV, DirecTV, DVD / Blu-Ray Player, complimentary Blu-Ray and DVD library, fireplace, wet bar with refrigerator, complimentary high-speed wireless internet, luxury bath robes, air conditioning, beach towels and beach chairs. ... more   less 
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