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The Edgewater

#7 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
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415 Crescent Avenue, PO Box 1602, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thousand Oaks, CA
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here early in May. So peaceful, beautiful view from the front room. I could sit all day watching the harbor. No wild crazy people at this time of year. I enjoyed visiting with the owner, and appreciated the fact that she said she screens the clientele. Wow, she is more interested in the ambience than the bottom line. I... More 

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TheEdgewater, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Greetings! Thank you for your return stay at The Edgewater! We are glad you have enjoyed your many visits with us! Yes, due to 2nd stage water rationing on the island and limited water allotment, we try to screen our reservations for double occupancy in our rooms as well as communicate the need for water conservation to our guests. (3rd... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in ocean front suite 2 and it was a great experience! The view was to die for and the room was clean and cute! The bed was very comfortable and had no issues sleeping like I normally do at other hotels! Staff were friendly and even witnessed a wedding from our window! Can't wait to come back and... More 

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TheEdgewater, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Greetings from The Edgewater! Thank you for your kind remarks about our property! Isn’t that view the best?! You captured it perfectly in your photo! We look forward to welcoming you back to The Edgewater very soon! All the best, The Edgewater Team More 

San Diego, California
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44 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My family of 4 (2 adults, 2 young children) stayed at the Edgewater for a couple of nights for a mini-vacation, and we loved the hotel. It was small, clean, chic and comfortable and one of the few hotels with an affordable "suite" type option for 4. It was conveniently located just a few steps from the sand. It was... More 

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TheEdgewater, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for choosing The Edgewater for a family trip to Catalina Island. Our Suites do provide a amazing views and are a great option for small families. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Edgewater very soon! All the Best, The Edgewater Team More 

Long Beach, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed in room 2, the front suit. It was the perfect place to enjoy our first days as newlyweds. The Edgewater is located in the heart of downtown Avalon that allows you to be close to many restaurants, entertainment, and shops located on Crescent Ave. The staff treat you like family, making sure that you... More 

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TheEdgewater, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Hello, We are honored that you chose The Edgewater to help you celebrate your first days of wedded bliss! Our Suites provide the best views of Avalon Bay and front street as well as very comfortable Ortho-pedic beds! We look forward to welcoming you back to The Edgewater very soon! Possibly to celebrate a Wedding Anniversary?! All the Best, The... More 

Armonk, New York
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92 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a hotel where one should stay if looking for that "perfect spot" on the main street of Avalon. The hotel would not have received an average rating from me if it had not been for its wonderful location. After dragging my suitcase up a long flight of stairs, I arrived at the hotel. My room was OK, but... More 

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Idaho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My family and I loved our experience at Avalon its was our first time on Catalina Island . We stayed in one of the Fountain view rooms and we loved the sound of the waterfall at night , so relaxing. Anyways thank you so much Eli for recommending some of the hidden treasures on the island ! ( thanks for... More 

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TheEdgewater, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the kind words! We are happy that your first visit to Catalina Island was a great success! We look forward to welcoming you back to The Edgewater very soon! All the Best, The Edgewater Team More 

Pasadena
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Edgewater is our hotel of choice on Catalina Island. We visited with family and enjoyed staying in both front suites. I enjoy people watching and sitting in our suite's front porch reading a Vanity Fair. It's a groovy time for all! Also go to Steve's for dinner and Maggie's for lunch! See you next month Edgewater! Fight On!

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TheEdgewater, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Greetings from The Edgewater! Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor! The front suites are definitely the epitome of island sophistication and provide the perfect location to relax and recharge! Accommodations at The Edgewater paired with lunch at Maggie's and dinner at Steve's is sure to make for a fantastic time! We will have our USC decor ready for... More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

I write this as I am sitting in Ocean View Suite Two! I just couldn't wait to share with others the exceptional views and service that we continue to receive at The Edgewater! We visit several times a year and this time brought our daughter and son-in-law to experience the Island. We went with an Ocean View Suite and a... More 

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TheEdgewater, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Greetings from The Edgewater! Thank you for choosing us yet again for your Catalina Getaway! It was nice meeting the rest of your family and we are glad you all had time for some R&R in the front suites. We look forward to your next visit next month! All the best, The Edgewater Team More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at The Edgewater for my second time over the Fourth of July. The staff were all amazing, helpful, and kind, again. Our room was perfect, again. I learned this trip that they have beach towels and chairs you can borrow, which helps lighten the load we have to carry from the boat. We plan to stay here every... More 

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TheEdgewater, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Greetings from The Edgewater! We are so glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your time on the island during the 4th of July Holiday weekend! There is nothing like experiencing the Avalon Parade, USC Marching Band and Fireworks over the Bay from the comfort of your very own Ocean View Suite! It was a pleasure to have you back... More 

Santa Clara, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. In our rush to take an earlier ferry out, I inadvertently left my clothes hanging in the 2nd bedroom closet. Thanks to Esperanza, she discovered the clothes before our ferry disembarked & notified Barbara, the owner. Since we had not met Barbara, she asked Yuri to walk with her down... More 

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TheEdgewater, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Greetings from The Edgewater! Thank you very much for your kind words! We were happy to help and glad to catch you before departing Avalon! Also, thank you for sharing your photos! It looks like you had a fun trip celebrating, island style! We look forward to your next adventure to Catalina and are happy you chose to spend your... More 

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