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El Terado Terrace

#11 of 21 Hotels in Avalon
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230 Marilla Ave, PO Box 1295, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The three of us were all very happy. The hotel was close walking to everything but off the Main Street which made for quiet nights. The hotel was very clean with a friendly and helpful staff. We enjoyed sitting on the patio both nights and had the bonus of deer coming to neighboring yard to feed at dusk. Very happy... More 

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Poway, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, clean room, kitchenette was great for cooking breakfast. Really enjoyed our stay! We wish it was closer to the beach but once we discovered the back entry that made the short walk up the hill much easier.

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Elk Grove, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was nice and spacious. Had room without a kitchen but still had a microwave and mini refrigerator. A couple of things lacking was a mirror in the room so someone can get ready without having to be in the bathroom and needed more dresser space. The rooms are close but never heard anyone talking next door. Checking in and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been frequent visitors to the island and since we found the el terado terrace about 4 years ago, we haven't looked back. The hotel is very clean and organized. The staff treats you like family and makes you feel at home. The full kitchen in the room and bbq on the deck is great for making your own... More 

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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My main complaint is that the shower is short about 5'5". I guess this is good since they need to conserve water. Room 101 doesn't have a kitchen and is right next to the check in, but it was still quiet for being right up front. The walk from the beach isn't that steep and we walked back and forth... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not the Ritz by any means . It's an old building that has been refurbished . The room is big with a kitchen if you need it . It's walking distance to the main strip , but it's steep vertical walk up, perfect for burning up all the extra calories you will consume in town ! The staff was... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is at a great location a little up hill climb but still very close to the beaches and shops and restaurants. The suite was pretty big and had a nice kitchen and this was a very quit hotel. I would def stay here again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel provides the boat ride to the island, a taxi ride to the hotel, and their price compared to other hotels was great! The location is a bit of a steep hill, but nothing too crazy. We got a mini suite and purchased groceries from the local Vons store which was so convenient.

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Chino Hills, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Reading some of the reviews on here as well as yelp, we were a little hesitant just because of the variety of reviews. But before arriving, we had issues scheduling our boat ride with the Catalina Flyer. I had scheduled back in early May for our end of July visit, and when I called to confirm they stated they didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This hotel is at the quiet are of the island. Clean, comfortable, and friendly staff. Little bit far from center and the uphill road can be challenging for carrying large luggage (better to take taxi there, but can walk back to beach easily).

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