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Hotel Vista Del Mar

#3 of 21 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
417 Crescent Ave., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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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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Thousand Oaks, CA
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Just got back from another fantastic 4th of July weekend in Avalon. This is about the 5th or 6th time we've stayed at this hotel...and it never disappoints! Such a beautiful and peaceful setting and the view is just spectacular, I am always so happy and rejuvenated after my stay. Great location and the staff is very attentive!! Also, the... More 

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Del Mar, CA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This hotel far exceeded expectations. The location is perfect- third floor in downtown Avalon just steps away from local bars and restaurants. Arthur was a highlight of the stay, from the reservation process to his personalized assistance during the stay. We did not want to leave!

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We stayed in the Avalon Courtyard Suite for our 10-year anniversary in July 2014. I spent a long time agonizing over the hotel and room choice and we were very pleased with the Hotel Vista Del Mar. We arrived on Catalina Island early in the morning, and the front desk staff made space to store our large suitcases until our... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed here one night and felt like we had been there a week. Easiest check-in, lovely room, best porch view, so very comfortable in every aspect. Highly recommended for an easy, breezy stay on the Island.

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Clemson
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47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I don't know if I'm just not that "well-traveled" or what but this hotel is simply FANTASTIC! I felt like I was vacationing in another country. It's an "open-air" hotel, for lack of a better description, in which the lobby is the veranda that overlooks the ocean. Just past the lobby desk is a long hallway filled with beautiful foliage... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Well appointed, tastefully remodeled courtyard double and family suites. Spacious suites with fireplaces, granite. Great location, center of town, beach front. Attentive staff, great off season rates boat/hotel pkg. good continental breakfast. Excellent location, great service, well appointed, good price point for lodging in Avalon!

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Milford, New Hampshire
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

We had a great stay at Hotel Vista Del Mar. Stayed in a courtyard room; it was small but clean, nicely decorated. The hotel was very charming. We loved sitting on the lobby balcony watching Crescent St activities. Enjoyed the warm chocolate chip cookies they put out in the evening-a nice treat at the end of a busy day. Continental... More 

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We were very pleased with our stay. The room was very spacious. Although the bath only had one sink and the toilet/shower area was a little crowded the rest of the room made up for it. The staff was a pleasure to work with and the continental breakfast was a delight.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This hotel is impeccably, we really enjoyed our pleasant stay, everything was wonderful. All the staff were professional and very nice, I like their welcoming and warm smiles. And our room was so so beautiful, I just could not believe how wonderful the view was... Would definitely be back, highly recommended!

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Pebble Beach, California
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70 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Love, love, love this hotel! Small and intimate with an excellent staff. Great location and wonderful views. The rooms are comfortable and spacious. The extras like milk and cookies in the evening were a nice touch.

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