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Aurora Hotel

#6 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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137 Marilla Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 (Formerly Cloud 7 Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stayed at the Aurora for a business trip. Because we are a large group, we rented the whole place out. From the beginning of the planning to the end of our stay, I felt super supported by the staff (who were so friendly and lovely). Wine and cheese on the rooftop deck that they provided was wonderful--the view from... More 

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at Aurora. I'm sure Diana will be pleased to hear how happy you were with her service. We look forward to welcoming you back to Catalina Island very soon. Sherri More 

Carlsbad, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a B&B gift certificate so we took a 2 day/1 night mid-week trip to Avalon. The Aurora was just the perfect spot. It has a terrific roof top patio great for night until 10 and our room , though tiny was clean and had a great harbor view. It was a bit of a steep hike up to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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10 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were very pleased with our room at the Aurora! While it is small, it has everything you need. Tempurpedic mattress, Keurig coffee maker, frig with complementary water, safe, and bath amenities. It also has excellent lighting - (so many times there are not enough lamps for reading). We had a room on the second floor, corner, which had a... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I was very pleased with this hotel, the property was a little off the beaten path and private. Our room was on the small side, but very efficiently designed, modern, well appointed and comfortable. The staff was friendly and helpful and we are definately coming back this year.

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Upon arrival, I was upgraded to a suite! It was on the second floor and had a nice view of the bay. The room was modern and clean, had a comfortable bed and had a wonderful jacuzzi tub. The Aurora is located up a little side street from the main drag so you can enjoy the peace and quiet from... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Went to Catalina for a couple days over my birthday. My husband took care of the arrangements,, so I am not absolutley certain what he paid. We checked in around noon and as expected our room was not ready so the desk staff glady checked our bags and we went off to lunch. Toward the end of our meal we... More 

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new york, ny
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stayed here for a weekend in August, and expected a bit more for $329/night. I was in a standard room with a partial ocean view. The room was tiny, the carpet stained, mold was growing on the bottom of the drapes, and the bathroom is uncomfortably small. Overall the staff was extremely friendly, the roof deck is a fantastic amenity,... More 

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Anaheim, Ca
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

The Aurora was a great hotel. It is located a block from the Main Street, but it is up quite a steep grade. It's not to bad, but when you're already tired, it can seem like it's a long way. They do have a nice wine and cheese on Friday night for guests. The people were very friendly.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife, 2 girls and our in-laws spent a couple of days here before the 4th of July holiday and had a really great stay. I found the hotel on Trip Advisor (as always) and definitely wasn't let down. In fact, it was even better than expected. The staff were friendly from the very first phone call to make the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I never write reviews but just had to for this hotel. My husband and I booked a weekend stay for our 2nd anniversary. Upon our late arrival we were kindly greeted by the staff. They gave us directions to a nearby restaurant and called ahead for us to make sure they reserved a table. Even the maids were friendly and... More 

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