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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 20 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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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a pleasant surprise. This was our first visit to Catalina and I had no idea where to stay until I looked on TripAdvisor. Perfect location in the middle of town....walk to everything and the staff were so nice and helpful. Our Courtyard king room was Very large and had a lovely sitting area and a fireplace. Nice continental breakfast... More 

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Southern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved it. Definitely the nicest hotel we've stayed at in Avalon. It was the perfect location right smack in the center of the main street. Everything was crisp, clean, and beautiful. The hotel staff really goes out of their way to make everything just right. We especially enjoyed the complimentary breakfast and coffee overlooking the harbor. So nice to... More 

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Santa Monica, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the lovely island of Catalina about a dozen times now...and this was my first stay at the gem of a place known as The Hotel Vista Del Mar!! We had a really wonderful two-night stay (booked as a package deal, including boat rides) as a birthday getaway from the busyness of Los Angeles. The Hotel Vista Del... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a fantastic time staying at the Hotel Vista Del Mar. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful, the room was exceptionally clean and cozy. The hotel is located minutes from the boat dock and walking distance from everything in the town of Avalon. The room had a nice sitting area, refrigerator, fireplace! It was perfect!... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On Christmas Day, we arrived at Long Beach an hour prior to launching. Mediocre breakfast ordered as we waited for our chariot, The Catalina Express. The porter suggested a baileys and cream coffee just after we took our seats and that was a golden choice. We nodded off on the hour + ride to Avalon. Hotel Vista Del Mar was... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This was our first visit to lovely Catalina Island. We have visited our son in Santa Monica numerous times and decided to explore Catalina Island. What a beautiful gem this seaside town is ! I rely on Trip Advisor when going to a new location and once again their advice was excellent. Hotel Vista Del Mar exceeded our wildest expectations.... More 

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Corona del Mar, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Pure tranquility in a beautiful island setting. No better place to stay at Catalina. Beautiful rooms, quiet and the chocolate cookies at night are great. 5 steps from the beach. No need to try other hotels (and I have) at Catalina.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Amazing staff and hotel. Alex was great. I told them it was for my wife's birthday. When our room was ready, our bags were in the room with champagne and balloons for my wife. What more can I say. This is the jewel of Catalina. We had the balcony room which was amazing, a little pricey, but very much worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

I remember just mentioning that it was our 25th wedding anniversary and when we got to the room there were balloons saying happy anniversary and there was champagne on ice. My lovely brides first, comment was you did very well. My comment to the staff do it all went above and beyond Alex was especially helpful I highly recommend staying... More 

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North Lawrence, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Rooms are spacious and accommodating. Mini bar with snacks. Very nice fire place controlled by a switch. Great shower and bathroom(looked newly updated). The hallway was covered in beautiful plants and ceiling was loaded with skylights. I gave it a four because the check in was very slow, My room was not ready and lobby was tiny along with construction... More 

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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): $$
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Vista Del Mar Avalon
Vista Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Vista Del Mar Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Avalon
#2 Best Value Hotel in Avalon
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#4 Romantic Hotel in Avalon

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