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The Avalon Hotel

#1 of 21 Hotels in Avalon
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124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely accommodating, lovely rooms, super nice and friendly staff! Can't wait to come back :) It was birthday and I got a great bottle of wine. Check out the Koi in the pond! I would say these people go out of their way to make you feel welcome and give you a good time!

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Thank Karling L
Preston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found every little detail amazing. There are humming birds flying around at breakfast and a fire to keep away the morning chill. The staff are super friendly and showed us around and gave us a big welcome. They let our son Oscar feed the carp in the morning, they are huge and amazing. We stayed in room 201 with... More 

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Thank Mikeadrenalinzone
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

I couldn't help but notice you're from the UK, and I'm honored you decided to stay with us for some of your time on the west coast. It always brings a smile to my face when I hear that we've had a completely happy guest, so I appreciate you sharing this with us. I also hope you'll come back to... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in the winter (January), and thoroughly enjoyed the hotel. Be a little careful, as each room is uniquely different, and has a different view and perspective (and price). We stayed in 301, so had a nice view and a large wrap around deck/patio. The staff could not have been more friendly and helpful. They helped me with... More 

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Thank mcchuck2014
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for this review! We couldn't be happier to hear your stay with us was excellent, and appreciate the level of detail you left in your review. I can't wait to pass along your compliments to the rest of the team as well! Definitely a good tip about the rooms we have available, too. We make a point of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I could not be more pleased at our honeymoon stay here on the island!! Laurie and Tim (inn keepers) and the concierge staff was an absolute dream to work with!! The weather was especially stormy the week we were coming, and the Avalon kept us informed of local ferry rides/cancellations and options.. We arrived without a hitch thanks to them... More 

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Thank zara b
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Zara, thank you so much for this lovely review. I really couldn't be happier to hear that you had such a wonderful stay with us. we know stormy weather can sometimes cause delays and cancellations, so keeping you well-informed is a must. The chocolates are from a local dessert shop, Lloyds. Hope you'll come back and stay with us again... More 

Newport Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been lucky enough to travel the world....NEVER did I expect to find such a jewel in my own backyard. The Avalon Hotel should be on everyone's list. The attention to detail from snacks to salt scrub will delight anyone. I almost forgot the sheets were AMAZING!

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Thank supracrew
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review! Hearing such wonderful compliments from a world traveler like yourself means a lot. Looking forward to your next stay with us -- we'd love to welcome you back! All the best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

San Diego, California
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

My husband surprised me with a 2 day, single night get away in Catalina for our anniversary. We took the ferry from Long Beach to Catalina Island and stayed at the Avalon Hotel. I cannot wait to go back! One night was not enough!! The help was fabulous! The room was extremely comfortable and we were upgraded to the nicest... More 

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

J-Lynn, thank you so much for this wonderful review! We're glad you had such a lovely time with us, especially on an occasion as special as your anniversary. Enjoying a good book on the rooftop is one of my favorite perks, so I'm happy that caught your eye. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I've made Catalina Island an annual trip for the last three years. I like to stay in different hotels when I visit places, to figure out which one I like. Well, I don't think I need to look any further. This was not only a great spot, but the service was impeccable. All of the workers there were professional, knowledgable,... More 

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Jo! Thank you for the feedback about the water pressure issue you experienced. We have gone through all our shower heads and found a couple with debris. We believe we have solved the water pressure issue that you experienced. We loved having you, and we hope to host you again next time you're in Catalina. Thanks... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

My husband and I spent our two year anniversary at the Avalon. What a fantastic time we had. From the moment we arrived Laurie, Erica and Kim treated us like long time friends. What a joy to be treated so special from arrival to departure. The room was cozy and the balcony provided a wonderful view of the harbor. We... More 

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Thank geestacy
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much! We're delighted to read you two had an amazing time, and we hope to host you again in the future. Congratulations and best wishes, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Sun City, California
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

We had an incredible visit. We were greeted with a smile, shown a great room, then invited to a wine and cheese meet and greet around a fire pit in a tranquil garden. We met the great innkeepers Laurie and Tim who shared insights into the island that really helped us get the most out of our first time visit... More 

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Lisa! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Safe travels, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Spent three nights here with family. Booked two rooms next to each other and had adjoining balcony. Location was great - off main drag but walking distance to everything ( most places are in Avalon). Friendly staff and nicely appointed courtyard and rooftop terrace. Rooms were clean and on the smaller size but had everything you'd need. Stayed in rooms... More 

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Debbie! We hope to host you again next time you're in Catalina. Safe travels, Kathleen - Managing Partner P.S. Those chocolates are the best, right? :) More 

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