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Hotel St. Lauren

231 Beacon St., P.O. Box 2166, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #17 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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San Luis Obispo, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Let me start by saying the view from the 6th floor rooftop is amazing and the lobby looks nice enough. Also, the outside of the building looks very cool and Victorian. Other than that, the place is a dump. As soon as we walked into our room, I thought, 'Are you kidding me?!' The room was disgusting and reminded me... More

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Cathedral City, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited Catalina for our honey moon stay and decided on Hotel St. Lauren based on reviews and the fact that we could get an ocean view room with a balcony for under $200. We arrived early and were able to store our luggage and enjoy the town and 6th floor rooftop patio, which is amazing. Customer... More

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Palm Springs, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called this hotel prior to booking to find out about wheelchair access. I informed them that I am in a wheelchair and needed to know if they were accessible. The lady who answered the phone said they definitely were. And she was right. The halls, though narrow, fit my wheelchair. The room, though cramped had room for me and... More

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Pahrump, Nevada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently chose this hotel because of the pictures they have online of their rooms. From the pictures, it looked a lot better than most of the hotels we looked at. Upon arrival, the woman running the desk was very rude and didn't seem welcoming. Our room was small (not sure how they crammed a king size bed in there) and... More

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Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small quaint old hotel but had a comfortable room with private bath. Friendly staff. Rooms could use an update, but were clean! Great view from the rooftop terrace. Easy to walk to downtown shopping and Catalina Express.

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California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Hotel St. Lauren has a wonderful view of Avalon and to the endless ocean from their rooftop deck. It is a great place to enjoy drinks on the comfortable patio furniture, under the umbrellas.There is also a smaller deck off the second floor. The hotel is located upon a hill, and is about 200 from the beach/downtown. There were some... More

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Cypress
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We have stayed in a few different hotels on the island; all seem to fall short of ideal in one way or another. Hotel St. Lauren is no exception but worked very well for us and we will keep it on our list for future visits. The staff was excellent. Check in and check out was easy as pie. Our... More

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Lemon Grove, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

WE just returned from Avalon, Catalina and this was the second time we stayed at Hotel St. Lauren on Avalon. It's such a quaint little Hotel that was clean and comfy just like last time. The only drawback for my kids was that wifi internet was not available in the rooms, only in the lobby. For me it was a... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We loved our stay at the Hotel St. Lauren! Highlights:The staff was very friendly and helpful. They have a nice storage area for your bags if you arrive early. There is a rooftop terrace open to all guests with a great view of the town and bay. It's a great place to hang out and talk, read, or sit in... More

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Lakewood, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My son and I are both divers and were looking for a nice, reasonably priced hotel on Catalina. We have stayed at the St. Lauren before and were very pleased with both the room and the service. The storage area below the stairs allowed us to stash our dive gear. Room was large (2 double beds) and comfortable. We will... More

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Address: 231 Beacon St., P.O. Box 2166, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 42
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