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Hotel Vista Del Mar

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 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Claremont, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On April 8-10 we took our first family trip to Catalina Island. Hotel Check-in time was at 3pm but we decided to take the ferry that arrived at 11:15. It was about a 10 min walk from the ferry to the hotel. We went to drop off our luggage so they could hold it for us but there was no... More

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I went for the first time to Catalina Island together this past weekend. We stayed at Vista del Mar with our 8 month old baby. The room was beautiful and perfect for the baby. The room was clean and modern. We really took advantage of the bar area since it had a small sink, we were able... More

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Kennewick, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I don't even know where to start!! When I paid for the hotel in advance I thought it was a bit pricey but once we got there totally worth it! The night Manager went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable. ALL the staff treated us with the best service we have ever had at a hotel. If we... More

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Orange, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel, central to restaurants and shops. Nice clean room with fireplace, very cozy. A birthday treat for me from my husband. The hotel had a birthday surprise in the room at check-in. Staff very courteous and helpful. Very nice, will definitely stay there again in the future.

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Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just left the Hotel Vista Del Mar and everything about this small botique hotel was amazing! The hotel is a very short walk from the ferry terminal and the location is perfectly located in the center of Avalon. Our room was a courtyard King suite and spotlessly cleaned and very comfortable! My wife and I felt so relaxed during... More

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Osseo, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was very accommodating. Breakfast was good, cookies at night were a special treat. They had movies you could borrow, nice touch. Rooms are beautiful. Fireplace, awesome. It was great that they held your luggage for you before your check in and after your check out times.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My teen daughter and I stayed at the Vista Del Mar for the better part of a week. The room was spacious, modern yet cozy, with a fireplace that certainly added the perfect amount of warmth to the chilly evenings. (The fact that the bathroom had no door, though, was a bit of a surprise, and was the only down... More

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IslanderAvalon, Owner at Hotel Vista Del Mar, responded to this review

Dear Sylvie: Thank you very much for all your wonderful compliments. This response is only to help clarify for others reading this your statement that "the bathroom had no door" . All of our bathrooms have doors. We designed the bathroom as two rooms. One is the shower and toilet room, with a door. The other is our skylighted sink... More

Garden Grove, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you had a choice between this hotel and any other hotel, choose this one! My experience definitely exceeded my expectations. Right from the start, reserving a room was quick and easy. Checking in and checking out was done with ease. The view from the hotel was absolutely beautiful and the location is right where all the shops and restaurants... More

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Chico, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights here last week. Our first trip to Catalina. Service and location were wonderful. Walking distance to everything. Stayed with my husband and 8 year old. Was skeptical because it is a small 14 room hotel and we usually stay at large resort. My kid loved the cookies and milk at night and the continental breakfast was better... More

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Burlington Flats, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this property by sheer luck, looking for a package deal from Dana Point on the ferry. Hotel took care of the package booking, and very smooth. A little extra time at one hour and twenty minutes from Dana Point, vs. Long Beach, and a couple of bucks, but worth it. Arrive early to ferry as you are guided a... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Vista Del Mar

Also Known As:
Vista Del Mar Avalon
Vista Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Vista Del Mar Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
Address: 417 Crescent Ave., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Avalon
#2 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
#2 Best Value Hotel in Avalon
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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