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The Avalon Hotel

124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #2 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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Sancerre, France
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117 reviews 117 reviews
36 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A 2 night stay in November was a very pleasant experience. The hotel is about a 5 - 10 minute walk from the ferry terminal and they have vouchers for taxis if you decide to take one. Rooms are not huge but they are very nice, comfortable and quite. Breakfast buffet in the courtyard is simple yet elegant and delicious.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the second time I have stayed at the Avalon and coming back was a great call. The place is, as ever, beautiful - lovely rooms, a heated pool, great restaurant. Once again though - the total stand out was the service - Alessandro from last time was there (and recoginsed us!) and he and every single person we... More 

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Temecula, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of staying at this gorgeous little gem in the heart of Catalina Island recently for a couples getaway. My husband surprised me for my birthday and our 2 night stay could not have been more perfect. Starting with the simple check in and the surprise bottle of wine they brought up to our room, The rooms are... More 

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

Wow, thanks so much for your compliments, Julie! From the amenities to the location, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with your husband on your birthday. We're really proud of our staff, and we love telling them that. I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to Erika, but she probably has already seen your post! I hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very nice place. We loved everything about our stay. We lived the location, view from our room, the service and hospitality, the breakfast in the courtyard...everything was very nice. We will definitely stay here again. Thank you again Avalon Hotel!

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

"We loved everything about our stay" -- that's music to our ears, Dan! The location, view, service, hospitality, breakfast, and courtyard are all amenities we hope for every visitor to enjoy and we're glad you were able to experience them. See you next time, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Mission Viejo, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We are very torn rating this hotel and writing a review. We had a fantastic time in Catalina and the hotel is in an excellent location. The staff at the hotel are very warm, friendly, responsive and helpful. If you are a light or even medium sleeper, this isn't the hotel for you. We instantly loved the old feel of... More 

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

Being torn or confused about your stay is definitely disheartening to hear for us. We're glad you enjoyed the location, atmosphere, and staff. However, we're sorry to hear about your quality of sleep. All of our mattresses are Supplepedic memory foam, in hopes of a good night's sleep for all. If you would like to further discuss any matters of... More 

Lakeside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 days last weekend. It was the best hotel experience we've every had. So many little touches made this trip one we'll remember. Complimentary snacks, water and Snapple in the frig, and it was decorated very nicely for Halloween. I would recommend this hotel to anyone and also stay here again.

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

Wow, Lisa, we're so honored that you and your husband had the best hotel experience you've ever had with us! So many things make this review one we'll remember. We hope to see you again soon. Until next time, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Have been attending the Catalina Island Jazz Festival for several years. Just spent the first weekend in the Avalon Hotel and found it to be amazing… already booked the same room for next year. Amazing touches provided like water in the refrigerator every day, beach bag in the closet, NICEST people ever… THANK YOU Avalon Hotel for a perfect weekend!

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

THANK YOU, Elizabeth, for noticing all of the little things we love to do to make your stay amazing. Your stay in a hotel should be a home away from home, so we're happy to make you feel welcome in ours. Yes, the Catalina Island Jazz Festival is a great reason to come visit us. We will see you next... More 

Torrance, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Just got back from a weekend visit to Catalina Island and stayed at the Avalon Hotel for the 1st time. After trying 3 other hotels on the Island, we finally found the one! Perks: Vouchers for Taxi from dock to hotel. Warm, friendly Inn keepers. Craftsman style through out. Baskets of goodies in Lobby (trail mix, cookies, etc.) Nice complementary... More 

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

Wow, Diane, we've loved seeing your kind reviews on both Yelp and TripAdvisor. After trying three other hotels, we're happy that you finally found us! We love hearing that you were able to enjoy our complementary breakfast and the amazing views. How exciting that your next trip is already booked! Until next time! -Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Clovis, California
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We always enjoy staying at this hotel. Is it the Ritz? No, but it is the best value for a hotel, on the water in Avalon. Crescent ends where Whittley begins. I have had open heart and my wife has had strokes, hemorrhages and copd (even though she has never smoked) and we have no problem walking from the Catalina... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We spent our anniversary in Catalina this year. The Avalon hotel was a great place to stay. The staff was friendly and helpful. They give you breakfast, snacks, snapple, there's a Keurig Coffee maker in the lobby and wine tastings. The rooftop is a lovely place to bring a bottle of wine and watch the harbor. Our room was comfortable... More 

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Address: 124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 15
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