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Hotel Mac Rae

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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Germantown, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I stayed at the Mac Rae in early October 2014 and were completely satisfied with the service, room and location! This hotel is right on the oceanfront and in the middle of everything to do in Avalon. The rooms are comfortable and have the necessities. The common area was very nice and inviting. Avalon was a lot... More

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Dana Point, California, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for our anniversary and it was ok. We had a courtyard queen room. It was mostly clean other than a few mystery hairs. The room was small and could use some upgrades. Bathroom floor was old and tiles were cracking. The walls are VERY thin, when someone was talking in the courtyard outside the... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for his birthday. The rooms were a bit small, but we were very comfortable. The first night was a bit noisy but the rest were fine. It's right where all the shops and hotels are. We had an ocean view room.

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New York City
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location couldn't be more perfect. It is right in the center of town on the pedestrian promenade. This is great because you don't have to hear the golf carts or smell their fumes, which my husband and I noticed in other areas of town. It's close to all the restaurants and attractions. The room was comfortable and very clean.... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were VERY disappointed with the standard of this hotel. Sink in the bathroom didn't work, a plumber was called and supposedly it was fixed but still didn't work. The bathroom looked tired and very, old. It desperately needs updating. The staff did as much as they could but most problems were beyond their control. The "Continental breakfast was pathetic.... More

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Riverside, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Quaint and cozy - Cottage charm, beadboard walls, crown molding. You have to go up a flight of stairs to get to the hotel check in and rooms. And, if your looking to retire early, don't get the ocean view rooms, they are over a LOUD Karoke bar that goes past midnight.

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Arroyo Grande, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This hotel is located in the center of the Avalon crescent, practically on the beach. Our room was warm and cozy but had a nice quiet A/C when the weather warmed up. The well lit bathroom was clean and even had a shelf to hold makeup, etc. All of the linens and the room itself was clean and had been... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I had the time of my life with the family at this hotel. Wonderful people. I will go again next year. Everything is close by. My family loved it and I would come back again and again. It was very peaceful. It was clean and close to the water, restaurants, shops, ice cream place (which is important when you are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Very nice place to stay. Staff was awesome!! Very clean n quite. Very peaceful. Looking forward to my next visit in November!!! The rooms are cute n clean. I love how even when you check out you are still welcome there till you catch your boat back to main land

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I just returned from Catalina Island and had a blast-great weather,good friends ,and a wonderful hotel!!! The hotel has been redecorated and it just lovely!! I love the new room decor(beachy theme), the mattresses are super comfy, the TV's are flat screens (they even have movies in the office), and the patio furniture is new (perfect seating while enjoying the... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Mac Rae Hotel
Mac Rae Avalon
Hotel Mac Rae Catalina Island/Avalon, CA

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