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Catalina Island Inn

#7 of 21 Hotels in Avalon
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125 Metropole, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yorba Linda, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely decor, clean rooms, amenable staff...Had a great stay at this hotel...had everything we needed! Even met the owner Martin! Hotel is newly renovated with updated decor...very pleasing to anyone loving design. Felt like a five star hotel!

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Jennnifer F, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Ellen M for your all-star review of the Catalina Island Inn. Our owners Martin & Bernardine Curtin care about every guest and it shows in their commitment to provide clean, comfortable and contemporary accommodations at a reasonable rate. Our owners and staff look forward to welcoming you back to Catalina Island Inn again soon. More 

3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room for uncomfortable for a family of three. The two double beds took up most of the room, leaving very little room to move around. The standing lamp in the room was crooked which which made the room look cheap. The outside noise level was high and we could not close the window because there was no AC. The... More 

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Jennnifer F, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Dear Gloria M--- The Catalina Island Inn is a boutique hotel. Every room is unique. We tell guests which rooms have air conditioning and remind them of their choice again in all email confirmations. All rooms have ceiling fans and breeze box fans are also available. The hotel has just one room with two double beds. We apologize if the... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have traveled to California dozens of times and always longed to visit Catalina Island. We discovered that there are no "bargains" on accommodations in Avalon. With room prices being about equal, we were free to choose a hotel for other values. The Catalina Island Inn appeared very romantic and cute in pictures, it was very much so in person... More 

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Jennnifer F, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review of Catalina Island Inn. Avalon is a unique destination for travelers. Our hotel maximizes it's location and amenities ----- encouraging staff to speak frankly to guests about their expectations, needs and our room types. Our website photos show exactly what accommodations look like. Reservation operators can assist guests to choose the room or suite... More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this hotel. It's conveniently placed right next to a grocery store. You can walk down the street to the shops and restaurants. The only thing I have to say is that they don't have an elevator. I had to walk 4 flights of stairs to the family room. They do have free breakfast but small things like orange... More 

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Jennnifer F, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Celina for your review of the Catalina Island Inn. We appreciate your comments about our great location, friendly staff and complimentary luggage storage. Our boutique hotel does not have an elevator but we help guests with luggage and respond to our guests needs promptly. The hotel's ground floor rooms and suites are also an excellent option for guests ---... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do NOT get a cab to this hotel unless you have bags you can't drag or carry. It is a quick 15 minute walk from the ferry terminal. We weren't the only ones lugging our stuff. Check in is a breeze. The front desk staff is very cordial and professional. As everyone else (and their website) mentions - no elevators,... More 

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Jennnifer F, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of the Catalina Island Inn. All of our packages include taxi transfers to and from the hotel but it's a leisurely walk otherwise. Guests enjoy the King Harbor view rooms ---- the views are spectacular! We provide luggage assistance for those staying on the upper floors. For a quieter option next time try our ground floor... More 

Scottsdale, Az
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was impressed after staying at Hermosa for the past 20 years for 4th of July. Will be back since it is within walking distance to the beach and right next to Vons. Neat, clean, and Very Quiet at night so I can get a good nights sleep

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Jennnifer F, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Hey Travelin' Man--- We are so glad you found us over the festive 4th of July! We are close to everywhere you want to be. We offer guests sanctuary from a crazy hectic life or Avalon's busiest weekends. Our rooms are beautiful, clean and often discounted 25-50% off. Like us on Facebook for the latest news and thanks for your... More 

San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i stay with the nice folks at the Catalina Island Inn several times a year and they continue to maintain this property beautifully. This time, i was in a smaller, no-view room but it was decorated just as nicely as the larger view rooms - even though it was small, it had everything i needed. and it was spotless. the... More 

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Jennnifer F, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your top rated review of the Catalina Island Inn. Our guests are like family who visit us time after time over the years. We always enjoy welcoming you back. All of our rooms have amazing amenities. Thanks for acknowledging our Queen non view rooms. They are decorated beautifully, sold at a great price point and always included... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks for a wonderful stay. we came for my daughter's sweet 16. We had a great time.We will be back. We did the pairsailing, sea trek adventure. Great views, great place. The view could of been better from room but now we know

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Jennnifer F, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Leia C for sharing a review of your stay at the Catalina Island Inn. Belated Birthday wishes to your daughter. There are so many fun things to do in Avalon and going to Catalina's interior takes visitors to new heights of adventure. Let Catalina Island Inn be your home away from home. Come stay with us again soon. More 

Bernardsville, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

All the staff was friendly, accommodating & informative. The hotel was beautifully decorated, we loved the fireplace in the bedroom, It was nice to have tea and breakfast in the lobby. They will hold your luggage if you want more time at the beach!

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Jennnifer F, General Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your "all star" review of the Catalina Island Inn. Our rooms were remodeled in 2010 and the newest King private patio fireplace suites opened less than 2 years ago. Our complimentary continental breakfast includes instant oatmeal, scones, mini muffins, fruit and juice. Guests can "grab and go" to start their day's adventure or sit on our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

He was very friendly, took his time to let us get the best out of our trip!! He was very helpful and welcoming. They definitely made our stay much better. I will be coming back to this hotel next time :)

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Jennnifer F, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review of the Catalina Island Inn. Our front desk staff work hard to assist guests. Day or evening our personnel enjoy the opportunity to answer questions, direct guests to favorite places or share local insights. Our visitors are like family. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

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