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Catalina Beach House

200 Marilla Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #19 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Burbank, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wife and I stayed here nov 18/19 2014 for my birthday. Upon arrival we noticed that there was a film crew shooting in the rooms down stairs. This immediately annoyed me. I work in film and tv the last thing I wanted to see was a film crew, let alone a crew filming at this SMALL hotel. The first... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A sad, short, and expensive stay. Website says that office is open 9-5 daily, but don't get in any hurry to check in. Use the red phone on front to call and wait. And wait. Call again and wait. We had the "suite" with ocean view, but on hot days, room will never cool off. They put mechanical timer in... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The room was nicely decorated, had microwave, fridge, TV all the basics you would expect. We had a small balcony which my smoker-friend was pleased with. Shuttle service upon check in and out was appreciated. We accidentally picked a horribly busy weekend to getaway, so the hotel was crowded and all we were able to get for $235 was a... More 

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HermosaHotel, Owner at Catalina Beach House, responded to this review

Ahh, weekend revelers... sorry you were next to some loud visitors. Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback to others, and for informing us about the coffee!!! More 

Solvang, California, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I went to Catalina for the first time for my birthday. I stayed at the Catalina Boathouse and I will NEVER go back!!!...the rooms are old, small and cramped. There is no internet unless you go outside your room to do so. bathroom is so tiny you barely have enough room to turn left or right...it is not worth what... More 

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HermosaHotel, General Manager at Catalina Beach House, responded to this review

You're right, you selected one of our small Value rooms and we were otherwise sold out and unable to offer you a larger room for your birthday. We hoped you enjoyed your birthday and all the great freebies that come with the Catalina Express birthday special! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Really like the hospitality! Awesome! Quiet & Comfortable! I would love to stay again! I would recommend others to stay! The office manager was great! The room and outside was very clean. I got a real piece of mind! The set up of the room was awesome! If you still want that home feel while away this is the place!

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HermosaHotel, Owner at Catalina Beach House, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation and your stay with us. Please visit again soon! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Room 7. The outside is newly repainted & gives a cozy impression but down the steps and inside it is extremely horrible. The air conditioners are so old the air is stagnant and barely cools the air. The microwave on top of the fridge is an accident waiting to happen. The side radio from 1960’s didn’t work. Side table had... More 

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Catalina Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We've done a big remodel throughout the entire hotel. Room 7 was the last of our rooms to get redone. We no longer have that old carpet in any of the rooms. The rooms are no longer dated. Come back and see what we've done, it's a whole different experience now! More 

Ridgefield, Washington
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

They're changing their name to the Catalina Boat House, and that's not all that's changed! The hotel is being remodeled, and our room was brand-new, with a convenience kitchen, lots of space, and a balcony for drying towels. The price is still very affordable. Outside stairs could be hard for some, but very helpful staff will go-cart you to and... More 

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HermosaHotel, General Manager at Catalina Beach House, responded to this review

We're glad you like our changes! The hotel used to be a house boat, so we're having fun with the renovations! Come again and see how much more we'll have done! More 

Indio, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our family of three (husband, wife and 2 year old) recently stayed at the Catalina Beach house (August 2014). It was okay, but I probably wouldn't stay again. Our room was down a large flight of wobbly, unsafe for a 2 year old, outdoor staircase. They tile stairs were cracked and crooked which was nerve-wracking going up and down numerous... More 

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HermosaHotel, General Manager at Catalina Beach House, responded to this review

Your feedback was much appreciated, thank you. More 

Loma Linda, California
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We stayed here one night during the weekend and it was a great value for what we paid. This was easily 50 - 100 less per night than anywhere else in Avalon. The room is small but we don't need a huge room for just the 2 of us. Very clean and quaint. We both are also the type to... More 

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HermosaHotel, General Manager at Catalina Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we hope you'll come stay with us again! More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Compared with the other hotels on the island, this place was pretty affordable. The room was very nice, I felt like it was a suite. Room 14 has a nice comfy bed, a kitchenette complete with fridge, microwave, coffee maker, stove top, pots, pans and dishes. Flat screen cable TV. The bathroom had a nice shower and plenty of counter... More 

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HermosaHotel, General Manager at Catalina Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you - we are so glad you like our renovations. If you liked room 14, you'll LOVE room 15. It's just next door and has a small balcony with an ocean view ;o) More 

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Address: 200 Marilla Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Catalina Beach House Hotel Avalon
Catalina Beach Hotel
Catalina Beach Avalon
Catalina Beach House Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#3 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon

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