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El Terado Terrace

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   230 Marilla Ave, PO Box 1295, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #8 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Downey, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Where do I start, the walls are so paper thin it was horrible....the people next doors' bathroom was right up against our bed, so you can only imagine the horrible noises that came from there. The room looked old and half of the knobs were missing from the dresser. The shower curtains were dirty and the toilet was stained. We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

El Terado is conveniently located a short walk up the hill from the main road. The best part of the room is the large TV and full kitchen. Bathroom and shower are a little tight. The value was good, as friends staying in other locations around town paid up to $200 more a night for not much better accommodations. Staff... More

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Corona, CA
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic place to stay on Catalina! The entire crew goes above and beyond the call of duty to make sure the guests enjoy their stay! It all comes into fruition when you meet Ivan, the main man there, who seems to work way to many hours. He is a rock star! Put this on your bucket list... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I recently stayed here. Everything was awesome but the ac made a really weird noise and we didn't expect the walk to be up such a steep hill being pregnant that kinda sucked. But... As long as you rent a golf cart and use the taxi service it's a piece of cake! Overall The beds were great... More

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with the previous review that the quiet location was worth the short, easy climb. We didn't hear a peep all night. Impeccably clean room with a full updated kitchen. We will definitely stay there next time we come to Catalina. Friendly, gracious staff.

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoy this place! My wife and I stayed for a week, could have easily stayed for two. The room was equipped with a large flat screen, and there were free premium stations too. If your into cooking or morning cereal, there's a fridge and stove. Perfect location makes it easy to walk to the harbor, main street, and the... More

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

I took my girlfriend here for her birthday and her first visit to the island. Booked direct with Tanya at the front desk who was very helpful, as was the rest of the staff including the manager Ivan. Catalina Vacations is somehow interwoven in the booking process and emails are generated by them confirming reservations, etc. A relatively short but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though it was an uphill climb to the hotel we were glad that we were not in the busy down town area. The building is well lit and maintained and truly non-smoking hotel. The room was very clean with one small exception. My husband could converse with the cleaning staff well enough to ask them to come back later when... More

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Yucca Valley, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was really friendly and helpful. The room was clean. Check in wasn't until 2pm, but they ended up getting us in our room within 30 minutes of us arriving at the hotel. (No extra charge). The room we had included a mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker. We took the free shuttle from the port. You can walk... More

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La Habra, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel through the Labor Day weekend. I had a great fun time staying in this nice hotel. The hotel is clean, comfortable, and very affordable on the price. The staff were all really friendly with me when I stayed there. The hotel is within walking distance to all of the bars, restaurants, shops, and the beach.... More

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Address: 230 Marilla Ave, PO Box 1295, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
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Hotel Class:3 star — El Terado Terrace 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
El Terado Terrace Hotel Avalon
El Terado Terrace Mini Hotel
El Terado Terrace Catalina Island/Avalon, CA

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