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Hermosa Hotel

131 Metropole Street, PO Box 646, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Palm Desert, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My scuba shop booked the room. Mine was on the third floor - no elevator. Two heavy gear bags. Besides the room was too small to put my gears bags - in the hotel is pet friendly. I love animals but am allergic to cats. Never slept for all my wheezing and had to check into the neighboring hotel -... More 

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Craig, It saddens us to hear that your stay was less than satisfactory. We have our baggage room and dive lockers available so that the divers staying with us don't have to lug their heavy dive gear around. As for the pet situation, we will deep clean our rooms for guests with allergies ahead of time. We hope that... More 

Moorpark, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This old charming hotel has a lot character and is in a good location for venturing out to explore the town. If you need a lot of room and comfort look somewhere else. We stayed in a single room or cottage with two double beds (not the main hotel). It was up 2 flights of stairs with no elevators. The... More 

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HermosaHotel, General Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Old friends and we purchased a two night stay at the Hermosa from Groupon beginning the day after the MLK holiday. None of us had visited Catalina Island and viewed this as an opportunity to explore a new location. The location on Metropole St is admittedly is convenient, especiaily since it is nearly next door to the main Von's grocery... More 

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ron, We apologize for your disappointment with our property. Since it is a historic property, we are constantly fixing and updating things. It is one of our goals in the near future to remodel all of the kitchenettes and get rid of the match-lit stove tops. As for the room cleanliness, we pride ourselves on providing our guests with... More 

Huntington Beach, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My wife and I went to Avalon for the New Years Eve dinner dance at the Casino. We stayed in room 3 on the first floor of the Hermosa. My wife sometimes has problems with stairs so we wanted a room on the first floor. They accommodated us. The hotel is old and funky. The staff members are very good.... More 

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

New Years eve is a busy time on the island and we're glad we were able to get you guys a room you could easily access! We take pride in our rooms being affordable so that you can spend more money on other things like the New Years Eve Gala. We'll see you guys next time! More 

Fresno, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The hotel staff was friendly enough, but the room itself was lacking in many things. We went in the winter and be warned the heater they have is on a 2 hour timer and it's very loud and high up toward the ceiling so it's hard to stay warm. So you wake up cold in the middle of the night... More 

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback! We're sorry that you had a cold night. We do agree about the inconvenience of the timer on our heaters. We are always on call if you find that you need an extra blanket or two. We also have electric blankets for those extra chilly nights. As for the... More 

Portland, Oregon, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I was in a cabin - it was very small and old but clearly part of the history of the location. Great location, close to the center and the port. Room had a microwave, coffee pot, cups, shower, bathroom and two twin beds. The beds were also kind of smaller than expected - the room was supposed to be big... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I went with two girlfriends for xmas. We stayed in a room with two double beds. A bit compact, but absolutely good deal. Staff are very nice and helpful. Wonderful location to diving spots, beach club, restaurants, and right next to a grocery store. We would definitely stay again!

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Stayton, Oregon
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We stayed two days at hermosa. Accomodations were sparse. We had groupon but the people working at hermosa were great. Great suggestions on food, hikes and golf. The hotel is in the center of town soon need to rent a golf cart unless you just want some fun transportation while you are there We happened to hit great weather as... More 

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New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were told the rooms were small, that was OK, They were clean. However, we were going to stay for 11 days and paid for 11 days, but had to leave within 7 days due to health reasons. Even after I went to the clinic we could not longer stay and risk my health. Their policy of not giving a... More 

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El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We only have good things to say about our hotel stay at the Hermosa. We are a family of three who recently stayed there for two nights (December). If you are going to Catalina for Catalina, rather than a luxury hotel room, this is a good place. Personally, our family doesn't need luxury to have a nice time. Catalina can... More 

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HermosaHotel, General Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

It sounds like you're a perfect match for what we offer... you "get" us. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others - we hope to see you again!! More 

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Address: 131 Metropole Street, PO Box 646, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 51
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Hermosa Hotel Avalon
Hermosa Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA

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