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Hotel Catalina

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   129 Whittley Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #12 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

Hotel was very comfortable. Easy 10-15 minute walk from ferry dock. Staff was very helpful and attentive. The room was very clean and well maintained. Stayed in room 201. The shower was small but managed okay. The bed was very comfortable. Was concerned about noise at first with the room being next to outside balcony but no one used it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recgently booked two rooms at Hotel Catalina. I read reviews on here people complaining about the size of the rooms. Its a Victorian it's part of the charm. We paid $379 for two rooms for one night including 4 roundtrip tickets. I would stay again with that being said I was pretty disappointed in the fact that we had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little bit up the hill, but a comfortable quiet location. Small rooms with a friendly staff. We were able to keep our dive bags on the first floor so no need to haul to the lockers. Convenient to the dive park.

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San Antonio, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stayed in cottage B which was 2 rooms separated by a bathroom. 3 beds total two TVs and 2 heaters but only one working heater and unfortunately it was cold the night I stayed. This is about a 5 min walk from the ferry, 1 of those minutes is up a steep incline. No view from our room a... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We saw the sign for the hotel from the ferry as we entered the harbour at Avalon and decided to check it out. We really liked the building from first sight, a very traditional blue and white wooden building with large verandas and a fine Palm tree outside. We got a great room on the 3rd floor and had the... More 

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La Quinta, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Our three days on the island were truly enhanced due to the staff and their accommodating our early arrival and late departure. We had a Garden Suite overlooking the bay and could not have been happier. Great room, view and staff. What more could any traveler want?

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San Jacinto, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I booked this online 2 days before the trip. The process was simple enough. Check in was simple. Hostess was polite. Room was small, but suitable (who spends their trip camped out in the hotel?) My only complaint is the shower head. It takes forever to get wet enough to work up a good lather. And even longer to rinse... More 

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Costa Mesa, Ca
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My husband and I went on an overnight trip to Catalina, and Hotel Catalina had one of the best prices we could find that didn't break our bank. If you can get over the fact that this is a very old hotel and not resort status, then you might not mind staying here. The hotel staff were very accommodating, allowing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We accidentally missed our ferry and had to stay overnight unexpected. Ignacio was the night manager and was very kind and gentle hearted. The stay was pleasant and sweet. The room was very comfortable and cozy. We were very fortunate to have met Ignacio and receive his help. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Flawless execution by the staff (check-in, late check-out, etc.); Impeccable views; Perfect location. That sums it up for our first stay, as we look forward to our next stay at Hotel Catalina. Incomparable!

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Address: 129 Whittley Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Catalina 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Catalina Hotel Avalon
Hotel Catalina Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#10 Romantic Hotel in Avalon

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