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The Old Turner Inn

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232 Catalina Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
The Old Turner Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Marcos, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wonderful 5- bedroom B&B home is located about two blocks from the main shopping area in Avalon. The rooms are clean, include a TV, fireplace, full bath, and some of the rooms also have DVD capability (they have many to choose from). Breakfasts, prepared by owner Kathleen, are delicious. And they also feature wine and light appetizers in the... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with friends and had a wonderful time as Kathleen was a great host (helpful at every step) and on top of this is an amateur astronomer who led us on an exceptional exploration of the night sky over Avalon Bay. One of our favorite B&B's experiences!

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Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful family run B&B. Roger was on duty the week we were there and he was so accommodating and welcoming. We had the Garden Room on the ground floor, which was great because my husband's knees don't like the stairs! This room was immaculate, charming, comfortable and quiet. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom was simple and... More 

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Northridge, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We rented two rooms at the Old Turner Inn. The beds were incredibly comfortable--reminded me of the beds we slept in on a Norwegian cruise one summer. The Inn is conveniently located and Kathleen does a great job seeing to the comfort of her guests. The breakfast was wonderful too. I highly recommend this B & B.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I loved every minute. From the moment we walked in to the minute we left, there was just warmth and welcome all around. Kathleen and her family have been on the island a long time (since childhood?) and know everything to know about the island. She gave my fiance and I great recommendations. The trip wouldn't have been the same... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

On April 2nd 2015, my wife, daughter and I stayed at this lovely inn. Kathleen was able to accomodate us for a night's stay in the master suite. The suite was spacious and comfortable. We enjoyed the hospitality provided by the inn and enjoyed the breakfast provided (we missed the appetizers at night due to late arrival and check-in). The... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Old Turner Inn is what a bed and breakfast should be: charming, comfortable accommodations; very nice rooms and amenities (bedside candy, sherry); inviting public area (parlor, breakfast porch); pleasant, helpful staff (Roger); and BREAKFAST!!!! It's so refreshing to stay at a bed and breakfast where the breakfast isn't cereal and juice, or Costco muffins. Homemade bread pudding was a such... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Every time I stay at The Old Turner Inn the service, hospitality and ambiance is superb. I have come to expect this from them and they have never failed to deliver. Just when I think it cant get better they surprise me and they top my last visit.

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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

wonderful on all counts - great room, homey and comfortable with real California art on the walls. Kathleen has a great history with her parents and grandparents on the Island. Great stories! You don't get that individual touch, authentic experience at a 'corporate' hotel. No false Glam. Best hostess ever, helpful and full of information. and she makes a killer... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The Old Turner Inn is just a few hundred yards from the Green Pier and all that makes up Avalon. It offers a glimpse of everyday Avalon life from morning and into the night. It is only a few hundred feet from most tour and activity departures and just a little further to the shopping and nightlife. Kathleen and company... More 

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