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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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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When I made reservations on their website for 3 nights I expected to see the type of Queen Bedroom listed in the pictures. What I found out when I checked in was the room was very small with a "small queen/double bed" a bathroom area the size of a closet with shower stall, the bathroom sink was separate outside next... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 4 th floor room-- only accessible by stairs. Nice view of harbor from 4th floor however proximity to grocery store next door lended for a not so aromatic smell while outside on balcony! Staff is very nice and accommodating.

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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. Guests really enjoy our 4th floor King Balcony Harbor view rooms. They sell out quickly. We haven't heard about a Von's store odor before but we apologize for any inconvenience. Thanks for appreciating our hard working staff. We love our guests and strive to offer them our very best. We... More 

London, Canada
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103 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night and loved every minute of it. The Inn is an older building and very historic, it is beautifully restored and maintained. The location cannot be beat, close to everything in Avalon but just far enough off the main street so that is was nice and quiet for sleeping. Our room was immaculately clean and nicely... More 

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

Thanks Rawnyd for this 5-star review of the Catalina Island Inn. You've captured the essence of our "boutique hotel" and the wonderful uniqueness of a visit to Avalon. We work very hard to give every guest the best lodging experience in clean, comfortable accommodations, centrally located and convenient to everywhere they want to be. We look forward to having you... More 

Thousand Oaks, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is cute and newly remodeled. The service is top notch. The staff was friendly and efficient. The location of the hotel is perfect. It's right in the heart of Avalon and right near the beach!

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Irvine, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a night taking three of their best rooms, due to our urgent needs we were asking the front desk to stay at one of the rooms for two more hours (1 pm instead of 11am) offering them up to a full night extra rate. It's not that the staff didn't want to adapt to our request only, they... More 

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

Every guest matters to us! During August Catalina Island Inn experiences sold out nights and frequently guests have "urgent needs". We have 39 rooms to make up daily. Our check out is at 11 am. The housekeeping staff work diligently to guarantee every room is scrupulously clean and ready for occupancy no later than 2 pm. Many guests arrive at... More 

La Mirada, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Avalon many times, stayed in various hotels. Our Room was.spectacular! King size comfortable bed, Flat screen TV ,refrigerator, blow dryer, iron, AC ! Private balcony,and towels.for the beach plus coffee and fruit and muffins' Ice machine and Waiting on ice, Apple Cider.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Catalina Island Inn. We appreciate your "spectacular" comments and appreciation for the personal touches, amenities and services we provide. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall a great time on the island. Avalon was fantastic! Hotel was nice - we had a great room w/nice view. Service at hotel okay, but nothing great... And much that could be improved - front desk needs to be more attentive, no area to check luggage when waiting for room of after check-out (our luggage had a wet wet-suit... 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. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and the hotel. In July and August rooms sell out and our staff may have been unable to respond as thoroughly or effectively as we'd hope to. I assure you we are committed to giving each guest the best possible vacation experience. Our lobby, where... More 

Bay Point, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly staff. My room was ready when I checked in at 12 pm. Small room but nice. No AC but a fan was provided. No elevator but my room was on the second floor. Nice breakfast. Front desk was very helpful with everything.

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

Thank you Ida for your excellent review of the Catalina Island Inn. We "loved it"! Our boutique hotel offers something for everybody from basic Queen rooms to King Private Balcony or King Fireplace Suites. We also discount all rooms 25-50% Sunday through Thursday. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing place to stay! Awesome location not on the main street so it doesn't get too noisy. We stayed in room 103 which was one of the suites on the first floor. Highly recommend this room!!! It's spacious chic and you have an awesome outdoor sitting area. The fact we are on the bottom floor also means we... More 

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

Thanks Lizuhrig for your excellent review of the Catalina Island Inn. We are a part of the "Birthday Island" promotion and love to welcome visitors celebrating any special occasion. The ground floor rooms/suites are our newest and most spacious accommodations. All rooms are discounted 25-50% off Sunday through Thursdays. They are awesome and affordable. We look forward to having you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A days trip to Catalina was a wonderful beginning to USA holiday from New Zealand winter. Avalon is lovely, stroll from ferry and soak up the ambience of this quaint village Island. The water was tepid and the people very friendly. No one was rushing around it was delightful. We did a 50 min bus tour if Avalon that gave... More 

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

Thanks for your 5-Star review of the Catalina Island Inn. From New Zealand to Catalina guests appreciate our clean, comfortable contemporary style, centrally located close to everywhere you'd want to be. We offer midweek discounts and cost saving packages. Come back to stay with us again soon. More 

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