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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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  • 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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Philadelphia, PA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2008

Since I had been warned that Avalon hotel rooms tend to be small, I was delighted when I discovered a beautiful spacious room with a sitting area, a fireplace, and a vanity area outside the bathroom. Decorated tastefully, it was a pleasant and comfortable place to relax. The front balcony overlooks the yacht club and beach. The staff is friendly... More 

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2008

We loved the Vista Del Mar hotel. The hotel is right on the beach, which was very convenient for a family with small children. The property was very quaint and cozy. We enjoyed watching the sunrise from the lobby balcony where we met other hotel guests. The room was clean, modern and reasonably updated, particularly compared with the condition we... More 

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california
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2008

We have stayed at this hotel many times in the past & have had an excellent time but this time was a little different! The room we stayed in had a used, wet washcloth drop out of the shower curtain into the tub when I started to take a shower, obviously from the previous guest. This is totally unacceptable! The... More 

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San Juan Capistrano,Ca
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2008

Well... it started out fine. PERFECT location (which I think this hotel relies on a lot) and very nice rooms- clean and well taken care of. The problems were with billing and cust. service. We've stayed at lots of hotels, and in Catalina we usually stay at the Metropole which is Excellent, and NEVER have been charged an occupancy rate... More 

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

We appreciate all reviews good or bad. They help us to improve and to continuously provide excellent customer service. We are a small 14 room high end property located on the oceanfront in Avalon. We are a family friendly property and as such, we strive to provide the same comfort and level of service to all of our guests, without... More 

wholesale-industries
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2008

this hotel has it all from the time we walked in the door it was perfectly decorated and totaly clean when we where greated at the counter the employies where very polite and helpful! we wallked in our room and it was fully furnished with three flat screen tvs, fold out couch, king size bed, telephone in the living room... More 

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Lincoln, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2008

I have read most of the recent reviews on this website about Vista del Mar and they are all very positive. Not much else to say, I concur, it’s a great place to stay.

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California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2008

We love this hotel. Best location, wonderful rooms, cookies each night. We go every year with the same group of people and we all love it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2008

I will write the bads first to get them out of the way because there are so many goods that they will out way the bad. The bath tub was not what we expected. We were expecting a bigger more spacious bath tub but it worked fine. There was no boat terminal shuttle we had to walk but it wasn't... More 

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San Diego
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2008

My husband and I chose to visit Catalina for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. The Hotel Vista del Mar was not our first choice, however, they were the only ones who had a vacancy on the dates we needed. We booked a room with a courtyard view, which I was disappointed with at the time because I wanted an ocean view.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2008

Avalon, Catalina, California Vista del Mar - June 2008 This is 6th time we have stayed at the Vista del Mar in the heart of Avalon. It is a small, cozy B&B just overlooking the Green Pier in Avalon Harbor with a view of the famous Casino. This hotel has the best location in town. It is on the 3rd... More 

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