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Hamilton Cove Villas

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119 Sumner Avenue, Suite B, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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Orange County, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

I was very pleased with the unit and the grounds around Hamilton Cove. The guard house is a nice touch and the club house, fitness center, pool and hot tub were all well cared for. If you like tennis 2 lighted courts and a mini golf course but on real grass. We will be back. Note: they were doing construction... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We had a wonderful time on the island. The town home was nice and spacious. It was wonderful to watch the sun rise over the ocean. It is unique to drive around the island on the golf carts assigned to each unit, however our unit was gas powered and rather slow. It would be a great improvement to have electric... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

So no doubt this place is amazing. Look up Santorini and it reminds of that place. The view was excellent. I got up every morning to watch the sunrise before my jog. It was perfect. The downfalls: not kept up well, window handles were falling off, the sheets smelled of mildew, half filled golf cart, etc. So while the locations... More 

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CIVR, Manager at Hamilton Cove Villas, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review. There are several companies that rent villas out in Hamilton Cove and since you didn't specify the villa number, we cannot identify if you rented through us, Catalina Island Vacation Rentals. Nonetheless, we hope you will give Catalina Island Vacation Rentals an opportunity the next time you decide to visit the Island again. More 

Albuquerque, NM
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

My 3rd visit to Hamilton cove we stayed in unit 17-79. The only 3 bedroom w/ 3 bathrooms. The views are amazing from all units but this unit is not well cared for. We had a broken toilet, ants everywhere, dirty kitchen, poorly stocked kitchen - one wine glass (seriously?!) And only 3 coffee cups. I expect more at $650... More 

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CIVR, Manager at Hamilton Cove Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. There are multiple companies that manage villas in Hamilton Cove and it appears you didn't stay with Catalina Island Vacation Rentals. Our website is very informative and has great descriptions and pictures of each property. I'd like to invite you to give Catalina Island Vacation Rentals a try next time. I am certain you will... More 

Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We went to Avalon for a wedding and we stayed in condo 1343. This is a 3 bedroom 2 bath condo with a big deck and a front door that is tucked away from the main steps. This is a private secure facility with a 24 hour manned gate access. We felt very comfortable during our stay. It is also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

This was our first time staying here and we chose unit 11-55....Wow what an amazing location and view. We could have stayed in our unit and go nowhere all week and we would have been content.....this is a two bedroom two bath condo that has recently been totally remodeled. There is a large balcony overlooking the water below that tops... More 

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CIVR, Manager at Hamilton Cove Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Hamilton Cove Villas. It sounds like you did not rent your villa through Catalina Island Vacation Rentals (CIVR). All of Hamilton Cove is spectacular and most properties have amazing views as you've described. The difference with CIVR is that we DO accept credit cards and you will not have to wait for your deposit... More 

Montrose, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I am a frequent visitor of Catalina Island. It is one of my favorite places to get away for a couple days. This was the first time we stayed at Hamilton Cove - building 1-68. First, make sure you read the list of amenities very closely! I just skimmed them and when I saw "internet access" I kept going down... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Catalina reminds me of old Hawaii. They have made a conscious effort to limit development, therefore the town is quaint and not overly crowded. Hamilton Cove is a large group of condos that remind you of houses on Santorini. They are all white with red tile roofs. Cars (in general) are not allowed on the island, everyone uses golf carts.... More 

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CIVR, Manager at Hamilton Cove Villas, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. We are so delighted you enjoyed your stay in Hamilton Cove. The Hamilton Cove community does have many stairs. Our reservation specialists at Catalina Island Vacation Rentals (CIVR) make it a point to inform guests of the number of stairs for each villa and this information is always listed on our website at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Our stay at the Hamilton Cove Villas was amazing. The views were just awesome. The only negative was no internet and virtually no cell phone coverage. Beware, there are a lot of stairs. Only a few of the villa's had an elevator. l would definitely go back.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We rented a 3 bedroom 2 bath condo in Building 11. The unit is #48. It is one of only 2 condos out of 185 condos that has 2 private outdoor spaces-a large private patio overlooking the water as well as a private balcony. Many of the balconies at HC are common. We have stayed at Hamilton Cove several times.... More 

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