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Catalina Island Inn

125 Metropole, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Catalina Island Inn
Ranked #3 of 7 Avalon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Mount Prospect, Illinois, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I came here as part of a group for a wedding. I should have done more research before I choose the specific room I did however at the same time, I do feel like I should have been told some things up front. Not being from California or anywhere in the area I had 0 idea that a lot of... More

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White City, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean quiet rooms and friendly service. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a romantic getaway. Not right on the beach, and not right in the middle of town. located in a convenient part of town close to everything.

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Oak Park, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

King room, fireplace, private patio -- great room - loved the patio. Very clean and modern compared to other hotels in Avalon! The Vons delivery trucks' noise is inevitable - that street is busy and loud - any hotel on Metropole Ave will be the same! The owners did a remarkable job with a 100+ year old property. The staff... More

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Corona, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was very good. The room was very clean and up to date. The only draw back was the size. It was pretty small. We had a standard queen room. Also, our room was next door to the Von's market. We had light on all night and te beeping of the delivery trucks when they were making deliveries, late... More

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1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I stayed here the week of 6/16-6/20/14. The room, although on the small side, was modern,clean and comfortable. The only recommendation i would have is that breakfast should start earlier. Other than that, I would stay here every time if the Hotel keeps this up.

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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 are a small hotel and for as many years as anyone can remember our breakfast has started at 8 am. Our guests enjoy the relaxed island pace and leisurely mornings. For early risers, the coffee shop in the Metropole Marketplace close by opens at 5 AM. Our new Private Patio... More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This was my first time visiting Avalon, so I spent a lot of time reading reviews before selecting a hotel. My significant other was also flying 6 hours to join me, so I really wanted to make everything perfect. Needless to say, the Catalina Island Inn did not disappoint. Location wise - the hotel is very convenient. Though, so is... 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 love providing personal touches and special service to our guests. Aren't the chocolates fantastic? They and a bottle of champagne are included in our Summer Romance Package or guests can call us to make arrangements in advance. The hike to the 4th floor is not for everybody but we're glad... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I have to say the employees at the front check in desk were wonderful and very helpful people.. They were giving me Ideas on places to go and see place to eat and they were very helpful and accommodating with our room and helping us anything our needs... The room we had was nice my girlfriend liked the view we... More

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

Thanks Nick for acknowledging our staff. They work very hard to please every guest and love to share their "insider" tips and favorite hangouts. We are a family owned and operated family so we're glad you felt "at home". Come see us again soon. We'll have your room ready! More

Fresno, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I've been going to Catalina Island for the Taste Around of Avalon for about 6 or 7 of the 10 annual events. This is the first time staying at the Catalina Island Inn and it was a fabulous experience and a great price! The staff was very pleasant, accommodating, and helpful. I enjoyed the continental breakfast that was made available.... More

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

Thanks for your kind review of the Catalina Island Inn. We care about providing the cleanest and most comfortable accommodations for every guest. We offer a wide range of room options to meet all budgets and needs. Catalina Island Inn has been family owned and operated for over 36 years. We're so glad you "found" us! The Taste of Avalon... More

San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I was happy to find this lil gem for a one night stay on a busy weekend, which seemed almost impossible everywhere else. The location is fantastic, and the service was wonderful too! I wish i remembered their names, but a but thank you to the Front Desk crew! We had a queen room, which although was pretty small, it... More

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

Thanks for acknowledging us at the Catalina Island Inn. We try to do the " impossible" to please our guests. We provide contemporary comfort in our accommodations and top service by our staff. During busy weekends or lazy days Catalina Island Inn wants to be your "home away from home". We look forward to hosting you again soon. More

Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good location and very clean. Always looks as just renovated. We have been staying here for 20 years and it is the best hotel Avalon. BUT, expensive and hotel demands at least 2 day stay on weekends. Near center of Avalon but far enough from main street to be quiet.

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

Thanks Bruce for your kind comments. We appreciate you choosing Catalina Island Inn for 20 years ---WOW, we love returning guests! There are plenty of months when Avalon hotels don't require a 2- night minimum. Catalina Island Inn is still offering 25% Sunday through Thursday in June. Our central location and clean , contemporary and competitively priced rooms delight visitors... More

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Address: 125 Metropole, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Also Known As:
Catalina Island Hotel Avalon
Catalina Island Inn Avalon, CA

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spend the night at one of the best Catalina Island hotels, the Catalina Island Inn. Catalina Island is only a short sail away, twenty-two miles, from the California mainland, but a world away from the hectic pace. Catalina Island Inn hotel is located in the heart of Avalon, California, steps away from restaurants, shops, tours and the beach at Catalina Island. Walking is a wonderful way to explore our safe and charming town. Visitors don’t need a car to get around. Almost everything is within walking distance. Enjoy a special Catalina Island vacation in one of the Catalina Island Inn family rooms that accommodate up to five people. Catalina Island Inn is large enough to host family reunions & weddings and intimate enough for a romantic getaway.Whether you are on a solo-adventure or traveling with a crowd, the Catalina Island Inn has something for everyone. Rooms ranging from moderate priced twins or queen bed to luxury, harbor view, kings are available. The rooms are beautifully decorated in a clean, contemporary island motif. We are one of the most romantic Catalina hotels. Treat yourself to a relaxing getaway at the Catalina Island Inn hotel.The Catalina Island Inn is pleased to announce the opening of its new ground floor Patio Rooms!!! 5 spectacular new King bedded rooms and private patios with custom fireplaces, nurturing textures, spacious tiled showers, free wi-fi, flat screen TVs, quiet comfort, and lush contemporary décor. A handicap-accessible guest room is also available. It features unique luxury and also meets all ADA guidelines for wheelchair guests needing special conveniences. It includes easily accessible thresholds, widened doorways in addition elegant amenities. ... more   less 
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