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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First time visiting the island! My fiancé had recently proposed and his 25th birthday was a perfect reason for a romantic getaway. The hotel vista del mar was fabulous! Short walk into downtown from the Express boats. Very clean and well kept bedroom with great decor, makes you feel at ease and relaxed. The hotel staff was polite and friendly... More

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Marina del Rey, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been staying at the Hotel Vista Del Mar each year for many years. The rooms are lovely and the staff is very friendly. I always enjoy my stay there. They have a continental breakfast in the morning and freshly made cookies in the evening. Yum! Betty C

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yorba linda ca
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is simply lovely. The rooms are off an atrium dotted with cozy chairs to sit in and relax. Even when it is busy and loud out on the boardwalk, this place is a quiet oasis. The friendly staff bends over backwards to be helpful. They booked us a dinner for 6 on a night that seemed like the... More

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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed for one night of our vacation. This is a lovely hotel, all staff that we came in contact with were personable and helpful. The room was quite and well appointed. What I appreciated most... is the atrium filled with flowers and plants and the area that you can sit and enjoy breakfast or your nightly... More

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Vista, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 4 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 July 18, 2014

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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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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