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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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Bakersfield, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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126 reviews 126 reviews
20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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137 reviews 137 reviews
17 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Ingonish, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed in the supposedly "dreaded" room 104 by the front desk. We were 2 couples who are used to sharing a room, so one couple took the pull-out. Very comfortable. We do agrede the air conditioner was a bit loud, but everything else was fine. We did not notice excessive noise or distractions. The purpose of our visit was... More 

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Truckee, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Don't overpack, have to cart your suitcases from ferry & up two sets of stairs. The very nice staff came down as soon as they saw we had bags but we had already gone up. Great beautiful small hotel, good coffee in AM, best for couples

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Riverside, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Me and my friends were going to Avalon for the jazz festival so when we booked this hotel we really didn't know what we were getting into. The hotel was immaculate and all the staff went above and beyond to make your stay enjoyable (even cookies and milk waiting in our room when we returned in the evening). The room... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

So we stayed this past weekend Oct 3-5, 2014. We figured this hotel has so many great reviews- it was going to be a peaceful and positive experience----um.....WRONG!! We booked this hotel a month in advance. It was a pleasant experience. The staff that answered the phones were so awesome and accomodating- especially bc my boyfriend and i were celebrating... More 

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United States, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Hoel Vista Del Mar has to have absolutely the best hospitality I have ever experienced, not to mention the sweet, plush location.The concierge who goes by the name of Juan C. made our honey moon stay one to remember! Go gracious, welcoming an 100% helpful in every aspect. My fiancé and I love to travel and are blown away by... 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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