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The Avalon Hotel

#1 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #1 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We look forward to going back as soon as we can. This is a small boutique hotel just off the main street, but still has nice views and very convenient location. We saw it as a positive that it wasn't right above all the noise of the main street. Our favorites: Loved hand feeding the koi- truly unique and fun... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here with my husband and parents over the weekend and had a fantastic stay. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly. The room was great and the bathrooms are even better! Super spacious and nice. The property is quiet and has a gorgeous courtyard in the back where you can enjoy their complimentary happy hour and cheese and crackers.... More 

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

I'm so glad that you and your family were able to stay with us! Our home is your home, so it's wonderful to hear you enjoyed everything from our staff to our rooftop deck. Glad you enjoyed us for our weekly wine and cheese event, only out on Fridays for our weekend guests. Looking forward to having you back again... More 

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103 reviews 103 reviews
44 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We truly enjoyed our one night stay at the Avalon Hotel while visiting Catalina Island. It is a small hotel located just a half block up from the Main St. of Avalon, in walking distance from the pier. It was very clean and comfortable with lovely amenities, including upscale toiletries, robes, a refrigerator, microwave, safe, towels for the beach, complimentary... More 

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

I'm so happy that we could be your home-away-from-home for a night! From our amenities to our staff, it's wonderful that every little detail helped make your stay comfortable. Our door's always open, if you find yourself in the area again in the future! Until next time, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Lake Forest, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our two night stay at the Avalon. Had the third floor corner room with awesome view of the bay and wraparound deck. Laurie and her staff were super, couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating. Brunch on the patio each morning with the hummingbirds and koi was a great way to start each day. Very convenient to everything Avalon.... More 

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

I'm ecstatic that you enjoyed your two-night stay with us, Jerome! I really appreciate your compliments on everything from our views to our location. Looking forward to having you back in the future! Until next time, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a gem, perfectly located just off the main street in Avalon, the major city on Catalina Island. The property is beautiful, including a patio with a Koi pond which is also a sanctuary for hummingbirds and other birds of all kind. The amenities in the room are like being at a spa. The rooms are comfortable, and... More 

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

Wow, I'm honestly blown away by your compliments on everything from our location to our staff, so I know our Innkeepers will love reading this. I'm so happy you were able to enjoy all of our amenities, too. We're always here if you need a place to stay in the future! All my best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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95 reviews 95 reviews
14 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the time we arrived until departure (reluctant departure), loved, loved, loved the Avalon. We were made to feel very much at home, almost like a B&B rather than a hotel. Our room overlooked a very beautiful landscaped courtyard with lots of hummingbirds and a koi pond. Excellent continental breakfast served there. Catalina is so quiet at night we left... More 

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

Michele, it was such a pleasure hosting you from the moment you arrived until your reluctant departure! It's so wonderful to read that you enjoyed everything from our atmosphere to our rooms. Hope to see you back again soon! Until next time, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Hydesville, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are only positives! Just as Catalina Island is a gem, the Avalon Hotel is a jewel. From arrival to check out everything was great. The front desk staff-Laurie, Kim and Erica are a dream. Friendly, personable, accommodating and very informative. The hotel itself is beautiful. The understated elegance reveals the superb attention to detail and decorative taste of the... More 

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

David, I have to say, I'm smiling ear-to-ear as I read your compliments on everything from our staff to our atmosphere! I know that our front desk ladies will love reading this, too. Check our packages year round for any season's stay, mid-week stays in the winter do have some of our best rates. Am I looking forward to having... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and i had an long weekend escape to this lovely hotel. From the time we checked in to the time we left, the staff and service were first rate. The hotel is only half a block off the waterfront - far enough from the noise of the harbor, but close to everything. The room was lovely. The bathroom... More 

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

Wow, I'm practically speechless after reading your kind and thorough review! It puts a smile on my face to read that you and your girlfriend enjoyed everything from the service to the hummingbirds. Laurie, enjoys the garden and keeps our bird friends well fed. Did you get a chance to see Woody? (Woody is our local Acorn Woodpecker that announces... More 

Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from our room 201 & private balcony was fabulous (entire bay), the hotel is very tastefully decorated, the bed was quite comfortable, the complimentary spa bath products are wonderful, and the staff was just great. We will absolutely stay at The Avalon again.

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

Diane, from your view to the service, it's such wonderful news that you enjoyed your stay! I'm glad you enjoyed some of our nature based hand made spa products. I truly appreciate all of your compliments, our team loves to read that they were appreciated!. I look forward to having you back in the future! Until next time, Kathleen -... More 

San Diego, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with friends and stayed at this wonderful hotel. There are only 15 rooms but all are nice and some have balconies and ocean views. A breakfast is included as is a bottle of wine at check in. The staff was more than helpful and very welcoming. Wonderful rooftop ocean view deck. Patio area with loads of hummingbirds and... More 

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

A vacation should definitely be easy and relaxing, so I'm happy to hear that yours was just that! I really appreciate your compliments on everything from our amenities to our views. The wine at check-in is included as part of some packages as well as we offer a weekly Friday night wine and cheese event for checked in guests. Looking... More 

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