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Hotel Vista Del Mar

#3 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
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417 Crescent Ave., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Hotel Vista Del Mar
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Rating summary
  • 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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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My girlfriends and I stayed at the Vista Del Mar during an impromptu birthday trip. We were so delighted by the room and how kind and helpful the staff was. Loved the milk and cookies at 8pm also. We stayed in a courtyard deluxe room. The room was well appointed with a fireplace, comfortable linens and ample closet space for... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from a one night stay at Vista Del Mar. Property is a quick walk from the ferry dock and steps from the beach. Room is very tranquil, filled with amenities including keurig machine, well-stocked mini bar and fireplace. Would definitely stay here again--especially for the price. Great touch with chocolate chip cookies with milk in the evening! One... More 

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Fairfield, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a two night stay at the Vista Del Mar. We stayed at this hotel primarily because of the reviews we read here. Unfortunately, we weren’t overly impressed. The room we stayed in was nicely decorated and we had no problem there. The location is very good, as is the location of most hotels in Avalon. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to stay, staff was awesome hope to return soon. Only complaint was no vacancy on following days to extend stay. I recommend booking in advance. Again thanks to the staff for making our stay memorable.

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you book a package. Yes it on the 3rd floor. But well worth the walk. My girl and I Did the zipline. They have milk n cookies at night. And the courtyard is beautiful. Highly recommended for couples. Leave the kids home.

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La Jolla, California
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61 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in March and loved it The hotel is on top of a busy restaurant but there is no noise whatsoever. The rooms on the top floor - we stayed in a courtyard deluxe room - open to a beautiful courtyard that leads out to an ocean view. The room itself is very large, clean... More 

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san francisco
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attempted to book a room in February 2015 for a spring break vacation. I never even stayed here because based on the annoying and irksome reservation experience I did not want to chance my vacation on staying here. They charge extra for more than 2 persons in the room, even if those extras are your young kids (!). But the... More 

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

Dear Susiesf: Thank you for your recent review. I'm sorry you were less then satisfied with your reservation experience. I will try to answer your concerns. We do charge for additional guests, as most all better hotels, more then two per room. We provide a wide selection of services and amenities that require this such as breakfast, beach chairs and... More 

Richmond
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had looked at several other properties but in the end decided on the Hotel Vista Del Mar. This was the perfect choice, not only for location and accomodation but the friendly welcoming staff. Our rooms were ready upon arrival at 3pm. They were well appointed, super clean and a nice surprise with the Happy Anniversary balloons and champagne. The... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location overlooking the beach downtown. 5 minute walk from the ferry close to everything. Great views. Nice breakfast and awesome cookies in the evening. The two suites facing the beach are expensive but large with fireplaces, king size bed, sofa, large bathrooms. Great to wake up in the morning and sit on the balcony watching everything right below on... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was everything I could have imagined. I placed reservations for the Romance Package and upon arrival we had chilled champagne, a great room and friendly staff. The cookies at night were great and continental breakfast was delicious. The hotel was right in front of the beach and everything was in walking distance. Best stay ever. Would stay here... More 

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