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Hermosa Hotel

131 Metropole Street, PO Box 646, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #17 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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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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El Cajon, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Ok we must have stayed in not remodeled/updated room because i've only seen rooms like these in hostels in Europe. OLD and RUN DOWN are the only words that can describe the combo room that we have stayed over night and thank God it was just one night. The combo room is so tiny that when you open the door... More 

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Avalon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Can't explain in words how great this hotel is...locations is great...service is great..people r nice..and every time I need to stay they're always there for me..thanks to such a great experience.. Jose torres-rojas CIMI

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Surprise
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is an original and iconic hotel that is old (vintage) but in a great location. Close to the beach and the boardwalk. The rooms are small but totally comfortable. The bathrooms are really tiny but totally adequate. The beds are comfy and I always sleep great here. I always stay here because the employees are wonderful and go out... More 

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Thank you for your feedback - visit us again soon! More 

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Hermosa is one of the very few budget hotels in Avalon. Mind you: the price was still $165 for a triple, no AC, but these are the prices on the island. Our room was on the 2nd floor of the main building. Very basic and small, but very clean. One king and one twin beds, both comfortable, one small... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I bought my pals a weekend at this hotel. But it was very dirty and took pictures to prove it. The place needs a serious update. Not good, I was so disapointed, sure the location is great but I couldnt recommend it.

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HermosaHotel, Manager at Hermosa Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Good and bad we welcome them all. All of our rooms are cleaned with very high standards. If you wouldn't mind taking the time to call or e-mail us with specifics so we can fix the problem. We take all our reviews seriously, and would like to know how to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I had heard about Catalina Island while on a business trip to Costa Mesa, California. Being from the east coast and moving to the deserts of Las Vegas, I desperately missed the shoreline. So, when I took the week of my birthday off, Catalina Island was the first place I thought of to go and explore. We had Cottage D,... More 

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Thank you so much for your feedback! We are delighted you had a lovely stay, and look forward to hosting you again on our next visit to the island. More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Location is good and close to everthing but unfortunately I was not very satisfied with the room. The room was stifling hot and even with 2 fans going it did not cool off the room which was on the third floor. Bed was poorly made and towels had to be requested as none were in the room upon arrival. Only... More 

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

You're right - the rooms in the original hotel building do not have Air Conditioning... all of our other rooms do. So next time we'll book you into one that DOES have AC ;o) More 

Thousand Oaks, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My daughter and I stayed in a 3rd-floor no-AC room for the weekend. It was exactly what we expected, and we were very happy with our stay. The hotel is historic, which is appealing but it's important to recognize that "historic" also means "old". So yes, the building is old, the rooms are old, the bathroom fixtures are old, the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was a perfect location for our family. My children are aged 10-16 and were able to walk basically everywhere they wanted to go, including the beach and golf course, on their own. Down the street is an arcade and a Vons grocery store, as well as several options once you reach the main street, including restaurants and shopping, a... More 

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Address: 131 Metropole Street, PO Box 646, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
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Number of rooms: 51
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