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Hotel St. Lauren

231 Beacon St., P.O. Box 2166, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fontana, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first time here at Catalina Island and we decided to stay at st lauren hotel. Not knowing what to expect at all we stayed at this hotel. When we arrived at our hotel n checked in to our room we were disturbed by the guests nxt door and it was uncomfortable with the loud noise they were... More 

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Chicago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My knees got so tired from walking up and down the island, even though we rented golf carts. I did wake up with rejuvenated knees, recharged, but with a crick in my tail bone from sleeping the wrong way (my own fault) the bed was comfy and pillows were too. Room was like going back in time just a little... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3.5 is really the proper score here. There's nothing I dislike about the Hotel St. Lauren, but it is not spectacular. The rates are reasonable and you get what you pay for. The mattress was harder than I care for, but not terrible. I like that it is very convenient to everything in Avalon but not right on the main... More 

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just an okay room - similar to a small home bedroom with attached bath. Room was clean, but nothing special. TV reception was very flaky, went out every other line for almost an hour. Wifi wasn't very stable either. Bathroom water was tepid and pressure was so low we could barely rinse the soap off. Walls are super thin and... More 

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Fullerton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I really enjoyed my stay. My boat was very late, I asked for a corkscrew and the gentleman who checked me in had it to my room, with a wine glass, in less than five minutes. The room was very small but comfortable, big enough to hold a table and chairs with the queen bed. This is an old hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Just a few blocks from the pier, this is a great hotel and location. Vicki at the front desk was more then accommodating and very pleasant. The hotel was quiet, clean and our stay was quite comfortable. Make sure to check out the 6th floor roof top terrace with amazing views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I really enjoyed going to this place, our room was clean and comfortable and the 6th floor rooftop view was excellent. The staff was friendly and kind, I recommend it. My wife and I stayed there for one night and the accommodations were a great value.

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Aliso Viejo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Room: 3 Value: 3 Service: 3 Location: 4 The service was not as bad for us as some of the reviews, but we could see glimpses of what people might complain about. I'd call the staff non-corporate casual in their manners.

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SoCal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Got a Groupon ticket, so that sealed the deal. Didn't run into any of the horror stories submitted on Trip Advisor.....hotel staff was efficient and cordial coming and going......the death march up the mountain is a bit of an exaggeration (actually less than 5 minutes up a slight incline from the beach strip). Rooms are small and clean, and overall... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

They put us in their first room, which is basically in the lobby and it was terrible. The room was on the street, so all night people were banging on and yelling in our windows. I was actually terrified that someone was going to break into our room, I felt very unsafe. We could also hear everyone coming in and... More 

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amclean123, Front Office Manager at Hotel St. Lauren, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear you were afraid in your room. I understand your complaint and as the front desk manager, apologize for not contacting you. We really do care about customer service and making our guests feel comfortable. Unfortunately, the room you stayed in is one of our street level "lobby rooms", whereas there is noise from the... More 

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