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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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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was so very disappointed in this hotel. The website pictures make it look amazing but it is far from that. The rooms are very small and old. The sheets were stained with old blood and other stains. The paint is peeling in many places all over the room, the bathroom was disgusting with mold and dirt, cracks and peeled... More

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Centennial, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked 3 nights at Hotel Atwater while attending the Catalina Jazz Festival. Luckily, we spent minimal time in the room, which was extremely small, with almost no room to store our luggage, and few amenities. The bathroom had very little storage space, and seemed intended for just one person (my husband and I are not large people). The hotel... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel is in a perfect location with a great staff. Nothing fancy, but nice little and clean little room. Complimentary wifi, tea, and coffee was a plus. Would definitely stay there again and recommend it in the future.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There may only be a couple of "high" end hotels on this island so Average is still a good rating as most of the hotels I believe are of the older variety. The room was large, spacious and clean but that was about it. Other than the usual AC/heater, ceiling fan and big screen TV there was nothing else to... More

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Atwater on a recent dive trip to Catalina. Although the hotel does not have an elevator, alarm clocks in the room, or a simple morning breakfast it makes up for it by offering a very high quality staff that were by far very helpful to our group. There is no rinse tank for SCUBA Divers to... More

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Grass Valley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As far as we can tell there are no rooms on the street level. The first room level is up about 20 steep stairs, the next floor is about another 12 stairs. No elevator. We had a family room, which consists of two rooms (one with a queen/king and the other with 2 queen beds) joined by a bathroom which... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located in a nice location in avalon. The rooms are a decent size and they are clean. However the rooms don't have much in the way of decor or amenities. The rooms could use a runner on the beds, since they don't have bed spreads just to add a little color. More pictures or art on the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our rooms about 10 days prior to our trip. The pictures looked nice and the price was very affordable. We also liked that we would be able to store our luggage, since we were arriving in the morning and leaving the following late afternoon. An added bonus was that beach towels were available! When we arrived, we were... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

this hotel is very quaint and a good location, however,for what they charge for a room it is not worth it. There are several things missing: 1. No clock I the room 2. No dresser in the room. There is plenty of space for one, but instead they put a table in, and I was charged for a upgraded room.... More

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Hi ka6mbk- Thank you for taking the time to let us know your thoughts! If you don't mind e-mailing us, we'd like to fix the broken lights and replace the screens by finding out what room you were in. You may contact us at social@scico.com. We'd love to hear from you! If you have any other feedback, please let us... More

Erie, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is a good value compared to the cost of other hotels on the island and is centrally located. Had a room with a king bed. Room was small, but clean. Bathroom was even smaller and could definitely use an update. Towels are very small, rough, and thin. Hotel staff was polite and it was nice to have water in... 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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Atwater Hotel Avalon
Hotel Atwater Catalina Island/Avalon, CA

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