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Hotel Atwater

2.0 of 5
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125 Sumner Street, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We chose the Atwater because we wanted to have a lower cost room that offered excellent service and location to activities. The Atwater met those needs perfectly. Plus, it has the charm of an old historic hotel. I love the pictures in the hallways of guests from years' past! It is an old hotel...so things are missing - like an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for a few days with the Romance Package. We were very pleased with the appearance of the lobby and our room. It was a standard king room on the second floor and had pretty decor, was clean, comfortable, and had a narrow ocean view. There was no construction or commotion, and considering we visited during the busy season,... More 

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

Dear Meg R, Thank you for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We appreciate your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

Blackpool, England
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49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly reception staff. Room wasn't ready when we arrived, but let us book in and they put our luggage in the room when it was ready which was brought from the pier (they have an arrangement with one of the luggage companies which take your cases which is included in the room cost). it is an older hotel just... More 

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

Dear Jayne-Steve, We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to being able to welcome you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

Glendora, California
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights at Hotel Atwater in summer of 2015. They were renovating the lobby so we had to enter through a different side door. The staff was not very friendly but they were able to hold our luggage for us until check-in time. When were were able to check in, our room was on the 3rd floor. There... More 

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

Dear Vicki820, Thank you for the feedback regarding your stay at the Hotel Atwater. I'm sorry to hear that the service and accommodations did not meet with your expectations. I would be happy to discuss your stay with you. Please feel free to email me at social@scico.com. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel exceeded my expectations, it was very clean and beds were extremely comfortable. Staff was very nice and welcoming. Hotel is currently being remodeled, so I will definitely be coming back to stay here again....

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

Dear Rocio. Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

Redondo Beach, California, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay at this historic hotel.. It is right in the heart of town. You can walk to anything . OUr room was fine, bed was a King Size and was so comfortable! Bathroom a wee bit small... but we were never in our room much , so it didn't matter. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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

Dear Frankie, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room smelled really bad as soon as we entered. I talked to the front desk staff- couple of kids who didn't seem to care- to change our room, but I was ignored every single time. They were trying to get rid of me somehow until the end of their shifts. I'm sure whoever's in charge of this place is... More 

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

Dear Houdi4, I am very sorry to hear about your recent stay at the Hotel Atwater. I appreciate your feedback and I thank you for bringing these concerns to our attention. Please email me at Social@scico.com to discuss further. Sincerely, Robert Perico General Manager More 

Vancouver, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was invited to Catalina by Bud Light for Whatever USA. I wasn't even a paying guest and the people at this hotel were amazing still! They treated us with such kindness and every time we needed help they were there to help. They always had smiles and asked how we were doing. If I was a rich man I... More 

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

Dear Matt, We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again at the Pavilion Hotel. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Although this hotel was clearly an old building, it was still a very nice stay. The rooms and restrooms were smaller than what we're typically used to, but we got lucky with a corner room which was more spacious. The staff was very welcoming throughout our stay.

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

Dear Sarah, Thanks for staying with us! We look forward to welcoming back to the Hotel Atwater in the future. Sincerely, Robert Perico General Manager More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Small rooms. My friend and I were both Given crappy inside rooms when 2/3 of hotel is vacant. Tried calling front desk three separate times - no answer. Horrible squeaky fan. Bathroom floor has mold and water damage around sink area. bathrooms are extremely small. I travel 75-90 nights a year and by far the worst hotel I've stayed in.... More 

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

Dear AdventurerMN, We're disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your stay. We appreciate your feedback about your room, the bathroom and the service that you received during your stay. We invite you to email us at social@scico.com to further discuss your experience. Sincerely, Robert Perico General Manager More 

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