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Hermosa Hotel

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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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Santa Clara, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My Wife and I checked in and were issued keys to the upper cottage area. Place stunk and was filthy and disgusting, Bed sunk all of the way in to the ground and to make things worse there seemed to be a bunch of people and their kids living full time around our cottage running back and forth non stop... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the more reasonably priced places for a decent sized family to stay on the island. It is nice to have a kitchen and it is near the grocery store. That being said, for what I was told were midweek rates, the beds were horrible. Old and squeaky. I couldn't sleep because I was being poked with... More 

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Nathan, Our hotel is very convenient and budget friendly, so it is the perfect place to crash after a long day on the island. This is untrue if our guests have an uncomfortable bed! I apologize for you having such an uncomfortable night. If you would please send us an email to info@hermosahotel.com and let us know which room... More 

Huntington Beach, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute vintage hotel going up the side of a hill about two blocks from downtown and also the main plaza. Our two bed cottage also had a kitchenette with basics: burner, microwave, sink, plates, glasses, eating ware. Bathroom is small but adequate for medium size folks. Quiet time is 10 pm to 8 am so that kept the noise to... More 

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! I'm glad you enjoyed your trip and we hope to see you again soon! More 

California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This may be one of the "best deals" or "cheapest places to stay" in Catalina but I would never stay here again. PLUSES: * Larger sized in room Frig * Microwave in room * Free in room coffee (see below minus) * Flat screen TV (see below minus) * Offered to drive us back to boat with luggage when leaving... More 

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

Hi John, As we've already responded to this exact review on another website, I'll keep this short and simple. It is uncommon for our guests a lot of these issues, especially the issues with our staff. We are constantly renovating our hotels, so we hope that you give us a chance in the future and see the improvements we've made! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hermosa is the place I take all my scuba students to stay the weekend at. Its inexpensive (for Catalina) and the Staff is extremely helpful. Not a lot of frills but we are there to learn how to dive not spend the entire day/night in the rooms so it fits our budget and needs perfectly. I highly recommend the... More 

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Tony! More 

Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in the cottages, but I'm guessing the rooms in the main hotel are similar. I had read the reviews prior to our trip so knew what to expect and our stay was great given these expectations. Accommodations are very basic, motel-style and in need of a lot of TLC but they are totally fine if... More 

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Erica, We are constantly renovating our property, so we are always putting money into making the property better. There are usually extra pillows and blankets placed in our armoires, so we apologize that you were inconvenienced by this error. We will always gladly provide extra blankets and pillows if a guest asks for one. The average flight of stairs... More 

Fountain Valley, Ca
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The hotel is in desperate need of remodeling. Many unsafe things about it. Price for hotel/boat, museum and botanical gardens very cheap; for a reason. It's really run down. Wooden stair were very unsafe during the rain. My husband burnt himself pulling out the hair dryer (we had to ask for one) because the only plug in the bath was... More 

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, We apologize for the inconvenience of the broken toilet, but we always try to fix problems as quickly as possible. The cottages don't have many stairs, so we rarely have complaints about the stairs as a flight averages 12 steps and ours are usually 5 or 6 at a time in the cottage section. If you would, please take... More 

Burbank, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My boyfriend and I spent two nights at this establishment. The accommodations are clean and basic. We had an ocean view room with a kitchenette. This came in handy since we made a few meals ourselves. The only downfall are the 80+steps from street level to get to the room. The room was clean and comfortable. Very basic. They did... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We're happy you enjoyed your stay!! More 

Palm Desert, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 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 January 26, 2015

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

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