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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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Traverse City, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Bakersfield, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were gifted a stay at the Hotel Vista Del Mar for our wedding and chose to visit on our First Anniversary! We have have been to Catalina numerous times and have stayed on our boat, hotels and at Hamilton Cove. However, our stay at Vista Del Mar was far more than we both anticipated. When we arrived to our... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

What a charming hotel, great location excellent staff alway trying to make you stay more enjoyable. The two ocean front rooms do not have balconies the have terraces, with comfortable seating for four and great views from the Cassino to Mt. Ada. Having been to Catalina numberous times over the last 30 years this is a deffinite gem that should... More 

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Santa Paula, CA
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20 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Vista Del Mar is a treat, a splurge- room was wonderful; caring staff, note they will take your bags up the stairs. Best housekeeping staff, and watch for the gentleman feeding the salt water fish: that ceremony ensues at around 10:00 am, when they all swim up expectantly. Watch for his ladder. They could advertise that! The open atrium-lovely. Selection... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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120 reviews 120 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Love staying in an ocean view suite here with your private balcony. The room is spacious, well appointed, and has a large 2 person hot tub, King size bed, and a fireplace so it is great for couples! The staff is friendly and helpful. They serve a nice continental breakfast in the morning and warm cookies in the evening. The... More 

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California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband surprised me with a mini vacation for our sixth anniversary to Catalina Island. I haven't visited as an adult and was very excited. We stayed at the Hotel Vista Del Mar in one of the two ocean view suites. The suite was amazing. First off, the view was one of the best on the island facing the beach... 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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