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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Costa Mesa, Ca
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 via mobile

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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SoCal
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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San Diego, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stayed in the Courtyard Cottages. Beautifully redone and wonderful bath area. Hotels for the most part in Catalina are old. This one has lots of walking from the main check-in to the cottages. We did not know there was a manager for these cottages as well that we could have checked in with. They provide donuts and coffee in the... More

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Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A taste of old California....not a bad stay but nothing to shout about....sorry the Jacuzzi was dead....would have been nice. Location is easy to find and we were there during the off season....so it might have been noisy with others around....could not close the window in the bathroom.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Visited this hotel for several days. What a mistake. The WiFI never worked in my room. I contacted one employee who told me that there was no complaints. I talked to another more honest employee who told me :Oh yea, the WiFi does not work in all the rooms and shuts down often". My room stank of mold and seat.... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We dropped our bags at the Hotel Catalina, checked in (room wasn't available yet), and went out to enjoy our day on Catalina Island. After an early lunch and two or three hours snorkeling we walked back to the hotel and jumped into the hot tub. Although it wasn't as hot as we hoped it sure felt good. Our third... More

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Carlsbad, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I have been coming to this hotel for 15 years with my Family and Friends. We love this place and the people who run and work the hotel. Great location and easy access to all. I have been coming to Catalina since I was 5 and still love this island. As I said, a great hotel and staff. Laid back... More

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Vista, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We wound up staying at the Hotel Catalina because the hotel we usually stay at while in Catalina was booked for the dates we were planning to visit. We needed to make a very last minute change to our reservation and the hotel was very accommodating. But that was really the last good thing I can write about here. This... More

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los angeles
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We just spent 3 nights at the Hotel Catalina for the Fourth of July weekend 2014. PROs Hotel is conveniently located directly off of Front Street and you are minutes away from the beach, harbor and all the restaurants on Front Street. Our room was cleaned on a timely basis and fresh towels were provided on a daily basis. Housekeeping... More

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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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Catalina Hotel Avalon
Hotel Catalina Catalina Island/Avalon, CA

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