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Hotel Mac Rae

409 Crescent Ave., PO Box 246, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Lake Arrowhead, California, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had the best time in Catalina, just a short boat ride away when you get there you feel miles away. Hotel Mac Rae is very nice. ocean view was great would stay again. the restraints are close and shops as well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

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
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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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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
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Also Known As:
Mac Rae Hotel
Mac Rae Avalon
Hotel Mac Rae Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon

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