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Hotel Atwater

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   125 Sumner Street, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #13 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

They are trying to be more than they are. This is just another maintained OLD building with fresh make-up. No big deal.... But they put on airs that they are so special and so important. A really late check in time... And no rooms ready even then. And an 11AM checkout... Even mid-week when nothing is happening. Oh, and on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff was super friendly and helpful and the place was clean and quaint! Bathroom was small but other than that it was a great place to stay for a weekend. Close to the main street. free coffee and tea in the morning

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Marina del Rey, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Shower was broken in our room, reported it mid-afternoon, was told that a) there were no rooms to switch to and b) they'd get it fixed. Worried that we'd have to change hotels, I searched for rooms in the area online, and Atwater was still showing availability. Hmmm. Get back from swimming, shower is NOT fixed, the staff's idea is... More

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Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel staff were great, the room was very comfortable and clean, as was my familys, however by the end of my stay I could no longer go up and down the stairs due to pain in my left leg and hip I will recommend this hotel to anyone who does not have any problem with climbing or going down... More

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La Palma, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We got off the boat from Newport Beach and just wanted to freashen up and went to Atwater to check in and low and behold, the clerk greeted us and made us feel welcomed! They even upgraded our room and the location of this hotel was right next to everthing. I know people complained of the stairs but hey, you... More

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Garden Grove
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were a little disappointed with the hotel and the staff. None of the staff was knowledgeable about restaurants or activities on the island. The room was a queen suite but not very "royal". The bathroom looked like I painted it and I'm not a good painter! One major change I think they should make is to ask prospective guests... More

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Laguna Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Can't say enough about the staff, especially Athena. She dropped everything she was doing to make a dinner reservation for us. Our room was clean and quiet, and the king bed was great. Maybe it was our room, but the bathroom was tiny. Think converted closet. The hotel is in a great location -- about a 1 min. walk to... More

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Placentia, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

About all I have to say. I have stayed at the PavillionAbout and love it! Haven't yet stayed at the Atwater but may try it since I know it is owned by the same company. Thing I don't like here is does not have a courtyard to relax in like the Pavillion.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four stayed in a double queen room in August 2014. Pros: The staff was very friendly. Our room was small but very clean, with air-conditioning, and the beds were very comfortable. The hotel will hold your luggage for you until check-in and after check-out due to ferry arrivals and departures. Great location being close to the center... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here from Aug 31st to Sept 5- had a great time. The staff are always friendly and accomodating. Free starbucks coffee and tea by the lobby every morning and free iced cold water everyday. I wish they update the carpet, bathroom and a/c. The rooms are clean and the bed is comfy. Free wifi. And most of all its... More

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Address: 125 Sumner Street, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Atwater 2*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Atwater Hotel Avalon
Hotel Atwater Catalina Island/Avalon, CA

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