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Catalina Island Inn

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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband researched where to stay last year for our 45th anniversary. This year we requested the same room, 103, for his birthday week. What a relaxing quiet room close to grocery and the main street for all the restaurants. Will definitely request the same room next time we come to Catalina. The front desk staff is very friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great hotel for the price. I liked that there was a hair dryer in our room. Room was clean and neat. Customer service was excellent. We where able to leave our baggage with them until we where ready to leave the island

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

Thanks Julieta for writing your 5-star review of the Catalina Island Inn. We offer discounts of 25-50% off Sunday through Thursday most months. We are committed to give guests the best room at the best price. Thanks for recognizing our staff, room amenities and service. We invite you to come back to stay with us again soon. More 

South San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great staff, hotel, and location. I would recommend it. We went for a weekend of relaxing and that is what we got. The hotel is in the heart of everything. Walking distance to everything. We will come again for sure.

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

Thanks for your review and recommendation of the Catalina Island Inn. Our central location puts guests close to shopping, dining and tours. Do as much or as little as you'd like. Our staff can direct guests to fun activities and must see attractions. Or enjoy a laid back leisurely day. Either way come stay with us again soon. We'll have... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the vibe at this hotel and the staff there was awesome. Our room was updated, clean and the bathroom was also updated and well-appointed. If you want a great hotel with an awesome location, this is a great choice. Thank you!

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

Thanks Bob for taking the time to write this review of the Catalina Island Inn. Our central location is close to everywhere guests need---restaurants, tours, the beach and shopping. Our hotel was completed remodeled in 2010 and opened 5 new ground floor rooms and suites in 2013. We hope you'll come back to stay with us again soon. Sent from... More 

Los Angeles
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband wanted to spend his 50th birthday in Avalon, Catalina Island. No problem, we've been there many times, but we usually stay either on our boat or at the same hotel. I decided we would stay somewhere else and I began my search two months before his birthday. I search both TripAdvisor and Yelp! - guess what? I found... More 

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

Thank you for your review of the Catalina Island Inn. We love that you chose one of our new King Private Patio Fireplace rooms for "Getting Out of LA". We offer clean contemporary lodging in all price points--- perfect for boaters, vacationers or those celebrating a special occasion. Belated Birthday wishes and we look forward to having you stay with... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We researched the best place to stay during our visit and we were more than pleased with our stay at Catalina Island Inn. The room was clean and recently updated. The hotel is located on a nice street next to a Von's market and only a couple hundred yards from the main beach and shopping area. The staff were very... More 

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

Thank you for your complimentary comments about your recent stay at Catalina Island Inn. Our newest rooms opened in 2013 and the entire hotel was upgraded in 2010. Our staff works hard to keep the property clean and well maintained. Our owners care about every guest and enjoy sharing their love of the island with visitors. We are centrally located... More 

San Pedro, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in one of the "Cruise Ship" rooms- two twin beds, small but functional. The room was clean and nicely appointed even though a bit awkward. The renovation is very nice and good quality, without sacrificing the historic feel of the property. Huge props to whoever did the bathroom tile in my room and artfully dealt with the less... More 

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

Thank you for your review of the Catalina Island Inn. We are happy that you appreciate the unique aspects of our historic hotel and it's clean, contemporary decor. You are "right on" about the need to provide guests with an in-room guide. We have a template of FAQs and room instructions almost ready to go to the printer. Keurig coffee... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Cute hotel, great location, smaller rooms but fine for what we needed. The bathroom was small but looks like it was recently renovated and it came out nice. No elevator but that didn't bother me a all. I stayed in room 222 and it had a balcony which was literally looking at the roof next door. I could have spent... More 

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

Thank you for your review of the Catalina Island Inn. Spring Breakers and vacationers are enjoying Catalina this month and we are so glad that you chose to stay with us. Our boutique hotel offers a range of room styles and rates. There's something for everyone. All of the hotel was remodeled in 2010 and our staff works diligently to... More 

Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This hotel is a few steps from the main walkway path on the beach, beautiful building... we stayed in a balcony beach/ocean view room. The room was spacious, nice size bed, stand in shower that 2 people could fit in. We received a free bottle of bubbly the evening we checked in, which was a pleasant surprise... The staff seem... More 

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

Thank you for your great review of the Catalina Island Inn. Our Harbor view rooms on the 4th floor are spectacular! And worth climbing the stairs. Thanks too for acknowledging our staff. We care about every guest. Come again soon to play and stay at Catalina Island Inn. More 

St. Gallen, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The rooms seem updated, clean and definitely exactly as described on their website, both in words and in pictures (Most people find this important) One downside is the thin walls, otherwise all else is awesome; really comfortable bed Breakfast, pretty mundane, is served at the front desk area. Not exactly a continental breakfast, but it did the job of holding... More 

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

Thank you for your review of the Catalina Island Inn. We appreciate your recommendation and that you would stay with us again (all the way from Switzerland). We are an all-stairs property (like many boutique hotels or Catalina buildings). Staff is always happy to assist guests with their luggage. Our continental breakfast is a "grab and go" spread with scones,... More 

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