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Hotel Mac Rae

409 Crescent Ave., PO Box 246, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #14 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You just can't beat the location of this hotel. It's literally in the center of town, steps from the beach. That being said, it isn't the Ritz. The rooms are old and haven't been updated since, I would guess, 1982. Well... The tv appeared to be from 1997, so there is that. The bed was comfy enough. We didn't have... More

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Centennial, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at Hotel Mac Rae, and we loved it as much the second time around. The hotel was very clean and had a nice courtyard for relaxing/reading. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We had an ocean view room, which is worth the nominal extra charge to be able to fall asleep and wake up... More

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HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac Rae, responded to this review

Dear Suzy, We are always pleased to hear from our return guests. Thank you for taking the time to share your ocean view room experience with other future guests. It is our pleasure to provide you with clean rooms, a relaxing visit, and friendly service. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Karen Biery 4th Generation "Mac Rae" GM More

Beverly Hills, California
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel is nice , the location is wonderful , my ocean view room was great ! I truly enjoyed my 5 days vacation there . I love Catalina Island and I had a really beautiful time there . The breakfast is okay .

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Pasadena, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were treated well and the location was superb! Right in the middle of the beach and steps to Gren Pier. No suprises - just a relaxing place to stay. Best of luck into the future to the Mac Rae family.

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HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac Rae, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Hotel Mac Rae on your recent visit to Catalina Island and for taking the time to post these comments. We are pleased to hear that our staff treated you well and that you found your rooms to be relaxing and clean. I very much appreciate your kind best wishes for my family and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Checked in w a friend , wanted to try a diff hotel this yr., will def stay w the Pavillion next time. Just left bag in rm then went about town. Got back to room and really took a gd looksie and to my horror found pubic hair in the shower, sink and bed!! Toilet seat falling apart, dirty drains,... More

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Fort Bragg, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We brought our family to Catalina last week for four days and three nights to celebrate two birthdays. We stayed at the Mac Rae. We had three ocean front rooms and two courtyard rooms at a cost of over $4000.00. Having stayed at the Mac Rae numerous times over 20 years we knew the room size etc., but with 3... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The hotel has an excellent location, overlooking the main Crescent street and the beach. We forgot to bring beach towels, so the ones hotel provided came in handy. The room was small but very clean, also reasonably priced.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The continental breakfast was great. I would just suggest that the hotel provide some type of tongs or other gripping device for guests to grab their morning muffins with. Also, we enjoyed the courtyard in the middle, though I noticed it was not "smoke-free". Would it be less economical to make the entire hotel smoke-free? Overall, it's a very nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My BF and I went to Catalina on a whim this past Saturday. ALL hotels online were booked. We walked past and saw "Vacancy" and thought we should see how much it would cost to stay a night. Usually we find prices in/around $600+ per night on the weekends, so we have never gone before. We walked up and were... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely little hotel right on front street. It is located directly overlooking the beach & has a nice sunny courtyard in which to relax. Restaurants & shops are a minute walk out & down the stairs. There is no elevator but its only one flight of stairs & the location is so central to everything it makes... More

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Address: 409 Crescent Ave., PO Box 246, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
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Number of rooms: 24
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